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SHARING SPIRIT OF SEASON

Laughter filled the air in the small room off the main part of St. Anthony’s School gymnasium on Friday as Sister Ann Venita and ...

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McDonalds true blue support of law enforcement

McDonalds is going blue in support of law enforcement in Manteca and throughout San Joaquin County.

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CRACKING UP

CRACKING UP

When Mark Houghton took over as Manteca’s Public Works Director in late 2007 he was impressed with how the city had a good handle ...

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Roundabout memorials remember 2 brothers

Manteca’s Public Works engineering department has been analyzing a traffic roundabout on Woodward Avenue between Airport Way and Union Road to determine what actions ...

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Manteca’s ‘wild’ tradition in 33rd year

Manteca’s ‘wild’ tradition in 33rd year

Ken Hicks stood over the grill outside of Manteca Trailer and Motorhome Friday morning and wiped the sweat from his brow.

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Christmas & Caring Ball for Our Troops set on Dec. 17

There are still tens of thousands of American soldiers who are serving in war zones this Christmas.

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$75M: Costly recreation wishes

$75M: Costly recreation wishes

The wish list for Manteca recreation facilities over the next 20 years will cost at least $75 million.

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TOP S-P-E-L-L-E-R-S

TOP S-P-E-L-L-E-R-S

H-A-R-A-N-G-U-E.

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Car club delivers for Toys for Tots effort

Car club delivers for Toys for Tots effort

The Central Valley Early Iron Car Club bought new bicycles and toys for the Marines’ Toys for Tots Christmas endeavor.

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Manteca cuts water use by 30% as drought conditions linger

It’s raining.

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Mantecan appears in Sundance film

Jim Anderson always had a dream of being an actor.

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Artists fear crackdown

OAKLAND  (AP) — The Ghost Ship is now gone. But there’s The Salt Lick, the ominously named Deathtrap and other converted warehouses where artists are ...

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Was warehouse ever inspected by Oakland Fire?

OAKLAND (AP) — The illegally occupied Oakland warehouse where dozens of partygoers perished in a blaze does not appear in a database fire inspectors use to ...

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6.5 quake in ocean off coast

FENDALE (AP) — A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Northern California on Thursday, jolting residents of the coastal town of Ferndale but ...

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LA man sentenced to 22 years for sex with Cambodian boys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say a 48-year-old Los Angeles man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for traveling to Cambodia to have sex ...

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Navy’s futuristic- looking destroyer arrives in SoCal

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Navy’s biggest, most expensive and most technologically advanced destroyer arrived at its homeport on Thursday after a nearly ...

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AMERICAN DREAM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The likelihood that young adults will earn more than their parents has plummeted in recent decades, a study has found, fueling concerns that ...

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Coca-Cola targets “foodies”

NEW YORK (AP) — What beverage goes best with lobster rolls, a bagel sandwich stuffed with whitefish, or a bowl of ramen? Coke wants you to ...

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Phone calls on airline flights?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines could let passengers make in-flight phone calls using Wi-Fi under a proposal from federal regulators.

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Fast food exec picked for Labor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump plans to add another wealthy business person and elite donor to his Cabinet, saying he would nominate fast-food executive Andrew ...

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John Glenn, 1st American to orbit Earth, dies at 95

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him ...

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Boy, 13, killed in botched shop heist was shot in back

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An unarmed 13-year-old boy who died during a botched grab-and-run theft at a Las Vegas smoke shop was shot seven times in ...

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Trump puts new spotlight on Long Island gang killings

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — As he sat down for an interview with Time magazine for his “person of the year” profile, Donald Trump explained his ...

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Carrier factory union chief stands ground against Trump

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A local union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter stood his ground Thursday, maintaining the president-elect gave false hope to hundreds of ...

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RIPON COUPLE HELPS POLICE

Mike Restuccia and his wife Mona are sharing their good fortune with Ripon’s police officers in covering half the costs of high impact bullet ...

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DA files charge for 2015 assault at bar against murder suspect

A year old cold assault case has surfaced involving the suspect in the killing of 36-year-old longtime Ripon resident Aaron Messick – something of a carbon ...

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Motorcycle rider faces charges in drive-by shooting

A 37-year-old Cameron Park motorcycle rider was jailed for on suspicion of shooting into a home and at two residents Monday night on the east ...

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A WILD CHRISTMAS

A WILD CHRISTMAS

When most people think of Christmas they think about candy canes and fresh baked treats and maybe a cup of hot chocolate.

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How about buying small garbage cart upgrade from city?

There’s a dose of good news — and possibly more — for those Manteca solid waste customers not thrilled about the City of Manteca’s prouncement ...

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FIRE STATION BREAKS GROUND

FIRE STATION BREAKS GROUND

Ground broke Wednesday at River Islands at Lathrop for the first of what could end up being three fire stations in the largest planned community ...

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Manteca USD may expand elementary counseling

Manteca Unified may soon step up counseling services at the elementary school level.

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Schluer selected as president of Manteca board

Years ago, Tony Agbayani was an East Union High students speaking in front of the Manteca Unified school board.

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Lathrop Christmas parade is Saturday

Christmas time is alive and well in Lathrop.

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Trump chooses hardliners

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump embraced new Cabinet officers Wednesday whose backgrounds suggest he’s primed to put tough actions behind his campaign rhetoric on ...

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USA life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death show increase

NEW YORK (AP) — A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no ...

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