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Tidewater crossing Lathrop Road

Tidewater crossing Lathrop Road

There’s another traffic signal going up in Manteca.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2014 12:25 a.m. | | Tidewater crossing Lathrop Road Comments 0 Comments
Ripon classified workers honored

Ripon classified workers honored

The Ripon Unified School District recognized its Classified Employees of the Year.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2014 12:22 a.m. | | Ripon classified workers honored Comments 0 Comments
‘RACHEL’S CHALLENGE’

‘RACHEL’S CHALLENGE’

Hundreds of high school students accepted Rachel’s Challenge this week.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2014 12:21 a.m. | | ‘RACHEL’S CHALLENGE’ Comments 0 Comments


Leaky roof repairs for EU, Golden West

Golden West Elementary and East Union High School will be sporting new roofs when they open in August for the 2014-2015 school year.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2014 12:20 a.m. | | Leaky roof repairs for EU, Golden West Comments 0 Comments


First Ripon antique street fair gets OK

The Ripon Historical Society got the OK Tuesday for the first-ever Antique Street Fair.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2014 12:20 a.m. | | First Ripon antique street fair gets OK Comments 0 Comments


Lathrop may recycle wastewater

LATHROP – All that Lathrop needs is the green light. 

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Posted: apr. 17, 2014 12:19 a.m. | | Lathrop may recycle wastewater Comments 0 Comments


Ag inspector challenges Olsen in 12th

Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) is hoping to once again represent the California State Assembly 12th District.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2014 12:19 a.m. | | Ag inspector challenges Olsen in 12th Comments 0 Comments


Diabetic heart attacks & strokes falling

NEW YORK (AP) — In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 7:50 p.m. | | Diabetic heart attacks & strokes falling   Comments 0 Comments


Fake abduction in park outrages bystanders

SEQUIM, Wash. (AP) — Police are investigating possible charges against people who staged a fake kidnapping in a park, terrifying parents and children who thought it was real.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 7:50 p.m. | | Fake abduction in park outrages  bystanders Comments 0 Comments


Teen pees in reservoir, Portland dumping 38M gallons of water

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland officials are once again preparing to flush millions of gallons of treated water because someone urinated in a city reservoir.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 7:49 p.m. | | Teen pees in reservoir, Portland  dumping 38M gallons of water Comments 0 Comments


Armed robber was never told to report to prison 13 years ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison. But those instructions never came.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 7:49 p.m. | | Armed robber was never told  to report to prison 13 years ago  Comments 0 Comments


Man charged with marathon hoax

BOSTON (AP) — The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial court appearance.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 7:49 p.m. | | Man charged with marathon hoax   Comments 0 Comments


Court upholds Snowden email firm contempt

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a contempt of court citation against an email service provider used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 7:48 p.m. | | Court upholds Snowden email firm contempt Comments 0 Comments


California mulls wolf listing amid hunts elsewhere

FRESNO  (AP) — While much of the country has relaxed rules on killing gray wolves, California will consider protecting the species after a lone wolf from Oregon raised hopes the animals would repopulate their historic habitat in the Golden State.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 7:01 p.m. | | California mulls  wolf listing amid  hunts elsewhere Comments 0 Comments


Ex-official leaves huge $150M debt for Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former city official who became a symbol of municipal greed was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison — less than half the time it will take the nearly bankrupt Los Angeles suburb of Bell to dig itself out of the estimated $150 million in debt he left behind.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 7:01 p.m. | | Ex-official leaves huge  $150M debt for Bell Comments 0 Comments


Governor pushing rainy-day fund

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Saying the state’s budget surplus should be used to pay down debt, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature to make changes to a rainy-day fund measure on the November ballot.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 6:46 p.m. | | Governor pushing rainy-day fund Comments 0 Comments


Lost sea lion in SJ Valley found mile from water

MERCED . (AP) — Workers at a central California ranch could hardly believe their eyes when they spotted a sea lion pup hopping through an almond orchard, a mile from the San Joaquin River.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 6:45 p.m. | | Lost sea lion in  SJ Valley found  mile from water Comments 0 Comments


Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson leads mayoral group

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson was sworn in Wednesday as the new leader of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, a platform that raises the national political profile of the NBA All-Star.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 6:45 p.m. | | Sacramento mayor  Kevin  Johnson  leads  mayoral group Comments 0 Comments


Court rules for environmentalists in water fight over Delta smelt

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An appeals court said Wednesday that federal officials should have consulted wildlife agencies about potential harm to a tiny, threatened fish before issuing contracts for water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 6:45 p.m. | | Court rules for environmentalists  in water fight over Delta smelt Comments 0 Comments


Arrest in Ceres case of body found in freezer

CERES  (AP) — Police in Ceres have made an arrest in the case of a body found inside a freezer at an auto body shop.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 6:44 p.m. | | Arrest in Ceres case of body found in freezer Comments 0 Comments


Alleged serial killings highlight GPS limits for tracking parolees

SANTA ANA  (AP) — A pair of convicted sex offenders had proven once before that there were limits to how well GPS devices could track their whereabouts.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 6:44 p.m. | | Alleged serial killings highlight  GPS limits for  tracking parolees Comments 0 Comments


Corrections to pay $50,000 in sex harassment suit

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — The state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a sexual harassment complaint filed on behalf of a cook at a youth facility.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 6:44 p.m. | | Corrections to pay $50,000 in sex harassment suit Comments 0 Comments


Steinberg seeks review of GPS tracking

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — The leader of the state Senate is seeking an independent review of how parole officers tracked a sex offender charged with four Southern California slayings, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 6:43 p.m. | | Steinberg seeks review of GPS tracking  Comments 0 Comments
Recycled city water for farms?

Recycled city water for farms?

Water Manteca residents send down the drain could one day help irrigate South County crops.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:43 a.m. | | Recycled city water for farms? Comments 0 Comments
SOBERING DEMO

SOBERING DEMO

The DUI Every 15 Minutes program was all too real for parents and students alike at Ripon Christian High School.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:42 a.m. | | SOBERING DEMO Comments 0 Comments


Sierra High naming office after Arucan

Welcome to the Frederick H. Arucan Administration Building. That will be greeting welcoming visitors to the Sierra High School Administration Office.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:41 a.m. | | Sierra High naming office after Arucan Comments 0 Comments


State reviews plans for Weston work

The design plans for Weston Elementary School are still being reviewed by the Division of the State Architect.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:40 a.m. | | State reviews plans for Weston work Comments 0 Comments


Manteca services marking Holy Week

The Last Supper on Holy Thursday, living Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday are some of the highlights of Holy Week at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Manteca. The same services, during the Easter Triduum that concludes Lent leading up to the joy of the Easter season, are repeated all throughout the world.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:37 a.m. | | Manteca services marking Holy Week Comments 0 Comments
Boy Scout finishes playground project

Boy Scout finishes playground project

Camron Moebius isn’t an Eagle Scout just yet. It’s a process, he says, complete with a mountain of paperwork and merit badge requirements.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:37 a.m. | | Boy Scout finishes playground project Comments 0 Comments


Quick arrest in Manteca armed robbery

Zacharie Arteaga got an unexpected surprise when he walked out of a friend’s house in Lathrop on Friday afternoon – a greeting by the Manteca Police street crimes unit and a pair of handcuffs. 

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:36 a.m. | | Quick arrest in Manteca armed robbery Comments 0 Comments
Ripon Rotary big winner thanks to successful poker & bingo effort

Ripon Rotary big winner thanks to successful poker & bingo effort

Ripon Rotary Club’s community service budget for the community has increased thousands of dollars after a Poker and Bingo tournament that was held Friday night in the Community Center.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:39 a.m. | | Ripon Rotary big winner thanks to successful poker & bingo effort Comments 0 Comments


Texas Tenors bring country roots with classical sound

STOCKTON — Since wowing audiences as the highest-ranking vocal group ever on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, JC Fisher, Marcus Collins and John Hagen bring their diverse brand of harmonic, pop melodies to the Stockton Symphony’s Pops & Picnic concert on Saturday, May 3.

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Posted: apr. 15, 2014 8:07 p.m. | | Texas Tenors bring country  roots with classical sound Comments 0 Comments


Spring Choral Concert at MJC April 25

MODESTO  –The Modesto Junior College Concert Choir will present a Choral Concert on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m.  in the Main Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on the East Campus, 435 College Avenue. 

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Posted: apr. 15, 2014 8:07 p.m. | | Spring Choral Concert at MJC April 25 Comments 0 Comments


Research finds signs of brain changes in marijuana smokers

NEW YORK (AP) — A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.

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Posted: apr. 15, 2014 7:33 p.m. | | Research finds signs of brain  changes in marijuana smokers Comments 0 Comments


DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks growing medical debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women’s health: the Pap smear.

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Posted: apr. 15, 2014 7:33 p.m. | | DNA alternative to Pap smear  sparks growing medical debate Comments 0 Comments

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