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CALIFORNIA POT FARM VIOLENCE

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The four brothers were badly beaten, cold and terrified for their lives when they appeared before dawn at a stranger’s Northern ...

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Sacramento mayor tackles protester who hit him with pie

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — A man took a coconut cream pie from a grocery bag, grabbed Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson from behind and smacked him in the ...

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Posted: sep. 22, 2016 9:50 p.m. | | Sacramento mayor tackles protester  who hit him with pie Comments 0 Comments

San Jose State college students vandalize dorms with swastikas

SAN JOSE . (AP) — Two students at a Northern California university scrawled swastikas and other hate speech in residence halls, the campus president said Thursday.

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Posted: sep. 22, 2016 9:49 p.m. | | San Jose State college students vandalize dorms  with swastikas Comments 0 Comments

2nd wildfire breaks out on base

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE  (AP) — Another wildfire, possibly sparked by a downed powerline, broke out Wednesday and forced the evacuation of buildings on a large ...

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Posted: sep. 22, 2016 9:49 p.m. | | 2nd wildfire breaks out on base Comments 0 Comments

Feds OK plan to fight housing displacement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal housing officials approved a preference plan that advocates said Thursday will help low-income minorities stay in increasingly unaffordable San Francisco.

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Posted: sep. 22, 2016 9:49 p.m. | | Feds OK plan to fight housing displacement Comments 0 Comments

THE JOLIE-PITT DIVORCE

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For more than a decade, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been a glamorous, globe-trotting Hollywood power couple, attracting cameras to their ...

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Posted: sep. 20, 2016 6:28 p.m. | | THE JOLIE-PITT DIVORCE Comments 0 Comments

Sacramento police chief: 18 rounds fired in fatal shooting

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Sacramento police released more details Tuesday about the summer fatal police shooting of a homeless man, including videos of the incident.

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Posted: sep. 20, 2016 6:28 p.m. | | Sacramento police chief: 18 rounds fired in fatal shooting Comments 0 Comments

Board faults Los Angeles police in 2 fatal shootings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A civilian review board on Tuesday found that two fatal shootings by Los Angeles police officers violated the department’s deadly force ...

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Woman paralyzed by branch files claim

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco woman who was paralyzed by a falling tree branch at a local park has filed a claim against the ...

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Hatchet-wielding man killed

BEAUMONT (AP) — Police say a Southern California officer fatally shot a man armed with a hatchet who was approaching drivers near a fast food restaurant ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2016 6:33 p.m. | | Hatchet-wielding man killed Comments 0 Comments

Toxic algae in more than 40 state lakes, waterways

OAKLAND  (AP) — Toxic algae has shown up in more than 40 state lakes and waterways from Los Angeles to the northern reaches of California, the ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2016 6:33 p.m. | | Toxic algae in more than  40 state lakes, waterways  Comments 0 Comments

Zuckerberg’s ‘compound’ raises red flags

PALO ALTO  (AP) — An advisory board recommended a California city refuse Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s plans to demolish and rebuild four homes around his ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2016 6:32 p.m. | | Zuckerberg’s ‘compound’ raises red flags Comments 0 Comments

LAW FIRM SUES YELP

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yelp.com is warning that a California lawsuit targeting critical posts about a law firm could lead to the removal of negative ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2016 6:31 p.m. | | LAW FIRM SUES YELP Comments 0 Comments

Ex-high school teacher gets prison for molestation, porn

DANA POINT  (AP) — A former Orange County high school teacher has been sentenced to five years in prison after admitting to sexually assaulting a teenage ...

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Posted: sep. 16, 2016 9:55 p.m. | | Ex-high school teacher gets  prison for molestation, porn Comments 0 Comments

Twin tunnels will cost taxpayers

STOCKTON (AP) — Giant tunnels that Gov. Jerry Brown wants to build to haul water across California are economically feasible only if the federal government bears ...

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Gov. Brown approves $900M for air quality

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday approved $900 million in funding for environmental programs, signing legislation that frees up an unusually large influx of ...

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COURT FILING ON FANT’S BEHALF

Editor’s note: The following is the filling made in San Joaquin County Superior Court on behalf of Manteca Unified School District trustee Sam Fant ...

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Posted: sep. 13, 2016 12:24 a.m. | | COURT FILING ON FANT’S BEHALF Comments 0 Comments

Study: California’s albino redwoods filter soil toxins

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A researcher may have figured out that albino redwoods — long considered freeloaders — contribute to the health of California’s deep green redwood ...

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Posted: sep. 13, 2016 12:24 a.m. | | Study: California’s albino  redwoods filter soil toxins Comments 0 Comments

Football player suspended after knocking out referee

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California community college football player was suspended for five years on Monday after knocking out a referee during a game ...

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Posted: sep. 13, 2016 12:24 a.m. | | Football player suspended after knocking out referee Comments 0 Comments

Farmworkers OT pay expanded

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Farmworkers in the nation’s largest agricultural state will be entitled to the same overtime pay as most other hourly workers under a ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2016 9:59 p.m. | | Farmworkers OT pay expanded Comments 0 Comments

Court: Yelp not liable for negative rating ‘stars’ on site

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Online review site Yelp’s star rating system does not make it responsible for negative reviews of businesses because it is based ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2016 9:59 p.m. | | Court: Yelp  not liable for  negative rating  ‘stars’ on site Comments 0 Comments

California turns to civilians as inmate ranks to fight fires dwindle

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Faced with a shrinking pool of inmates to help fight major wildfires, California is increasingly turning for new recruits to its state Conservation ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2016 9:59 p.m. | | California turns  to civilians as  inmate ranks to fight fires dwindle Comments 0 Comments

Jim Anderson & The Rebels will rock 2016 Pumpkin Fair

Jim Anderson & The Rebels will close both days of the 2016 Pumpkin Fair on the Community Stage at Wilson Park in downtown Manteca.

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Posted: sep. 12, 2016 9:59 p.m. | | Jim Anderson & The Rebels will rock 2016 Pumpkin Fair Comments 0 Comments

Authorities ID body found by whale watcher

MOSS LANDING  (AP) — Authorities say a body found floating in the Monterey Bay by people on a whale watching tour belongs to a man reported ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2016 9:58 p.m. | | Authorities ID  body found by  whale watcher Comments 0 Comments

Man pulled from attic by K-9 after wild chase

SANTA ANA  (AP) — An armed suspect accused of leading Southern California police on a wild chase has been arrested after being dragged from a Santa ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2016 9:58 p.m. | | Man pulled from attic by K-9 after wild chase Comments 0 Comments

Convicted Los Angeles killer won’t fight death penalty

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was found guilty of arranging the murder of a witness from his jail cell has refused to defend himself ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2016 9:58 p.m. | | Convicted Los Angeles killer  won’t fight death penalty Comments 0 Comments

Stranded cargo ship finally unloads

LONG BEACH  (AP) — A Hanjin container ship that was stranded off the California coast for more than a week began unloading Saturday after a judge ...

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Yosemite adding 400 acres

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK. (AP) — Visitors to Yosemite National Park will soon have more room to roam after officials on Wednesday announced a 400-acre expansion, the ...

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Posted: sep. 08, 2016 1:19 a.m. | | Yosemite adding 400 acres Comments 0 Comments

Great Valley Museum plans science festival

MODESTO – The Great Valley Museum is holding the 6th annual Wild Planet Day family science festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 3 ...

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Posted: sep. 08, 2016 1:18 a.m. | | Great Valley  Museum plans  science festival Comments 0 Comments

Rose Wood marks her 90th birthday

Rose turned 90 years old on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

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Posted: sep. 07, 2016 1:09 a.m. | | Rose Wood marks her 90th birthday Comments 0 Comments

Mantecan wins $785K via Powerball

As she scanned a handful of Scratchers tickets and draw game receipts on July 31, it wasn’t looking good for Denice Harvey – literally.

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Posted: sep. 07, 2016 1:09 a.m. | | Mantecan wins $785K via Powerball Comments 0 Comments

VFW roasting Pastor Dillman

Jimmie Connors Post 6311 Veterans of Foreign Wars located in Manteca will be conducting their 3rd Annual Roast.  This year they will be roasting Pastor ...

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Black Lives Matter partners with charity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Black Lives Matter, which two years ago grew out of street protests and a social-media hashtag, has quietly established a legal partnership ...

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Posted: sep. 07, 2016 1:07 a.m. | | Black Lives Matter   partners with charity Comments 0 Comments

FBI renews search for Cal Poly student after 20 plus years

SAN LUIS OBISPO (AP) — An FBI team prepared Tuesday to excavate a site on the edge of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, in ...

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Posted: sep. 07, 2016 1:06 a.m. | | FBI renews search for Cal Poly student  after 20 plus years Comments 0 Comments

Stalemate on debates shadows Senate race

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candidate debates are usually routine events on the political calendar. But not in California’s U.S. Senate contest.

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Posted: sep. 07, 2016 1:06 a.m. | | Stalemate on debates shadows Senate race Comments 0 Comments

Obama cancels meeting with Duterte

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — President Barack Obama called off a planned meeting Tuesday with new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, seeking distance from a U.S. ally ...

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More CO2 doesn’t make plants greener

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the course of a 17-year experiment on more than 1 million plants, scientists put future global warming to a real world ...

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Posted: sep. 05, 2016 10:54 p.m. | | More CO2 doesn’t make plants greener Comments 0 Comments

Armed officers placed inside Fresno jail lobby

FRESNO  (AP) — An armed deputy and an armed correctional officer have been stationed in the lobby of the central California jail where an ex-convict opened ...

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Posted: sep. 05, 2016 10:53 p.m. | | Armed officers placed  inside Fresno jail lobby Comments 0 Comments

TV’s Wyatt Earp, Hugh O’Brian, has died at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hugh O’Brian, who shot to fame as Sheriff Wyatt Earp in what was hailed as television’s first adult Western, has ...

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Posted: sep. 05, 2016 10:53 p.m. | | TV’s Wyatt Earp, Hugh O’Brian, has died at 91 Comments 0 Comments

LAX terminal evacuated after traffic stop raises safety concerns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A terminal at Los Angeles International Airport was temporarily evacuated and 18 flights were delayed after an arrest led to a security ...

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Posted: sep. 05, 2016 10:53 p.m. | | LAX terminal  evacuated after traffic stop raises safety concerns Comments 0 Comments

Riverboat capsizes in Delta

ANTIOCH  (AP) — A riverboat sitting capsized in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta is spurring worries about pollution.

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Posted: sep. 05, 2016 10:52 p.m. | | Riverboat capsizes in Delta Comments 0 Comments

LA skyscraper tops out as tallest in West

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new skyscraper in downtown Los Angeles has become the tallest building west of the Mississippi River.

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Posted: sep. 05, 2016 10:52 p.m. | | LA skyscraper tops out as tallest in West Comments 0 Comments

Stockton Civic stages ‘Sister Act’ comedy

STOCKTON — The Stockton Civic Theatre has opened its 2016-2017 season with the divine musical comedy “Sister Act” that is now being staged through Sunday, Sept ...

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Airport scare hard to avoid with cascade of false reports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the moments before reports of gunshots spread panic at Los Angeles International Airport, police with weapons drawn had confronted a masked ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2016 9:16 p.m. | | Airport scare hard to avoid with cascade of false reports Comments 0 Comments

Data speed reduction suit is dismissed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit by federal officials that claimed AT&T misled millions of smartphone customers with unlimited ...

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Man sues after Confederate paining blocked from fair

FRESNO  (AP) — A Fresno artist has filed a lawsuit against state officials accusing them of violating his free speech by keeping his painting out of ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2016 8:10 p.m. | | Man sues after  Confederate paining blocked from fair  Comments 0 Comments

Bill to increase farm overtime moves to California governor

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Four decades after he signed the nation’s first law giving farmworkers collective bargaining rights, California Gov. Jerry Brown will again consider a ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2016 8:09 p.m. | | Bill to increase farm overtime moves to California governor Comments 0 Comments

With help from goat, wily Clydesdale goes on lam

SANTA CRUZ (AP) — A dwarf billy goat gave new meaning to the word “scapegoat” when he busted out a surprisingly slippery Clydesdale that went on ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2016 8:08 p.m. | | With help from goat, wily Clydesdale goes on lam Comments 0 Comments

Congressmen blast California’s high- speed rail plan

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s $64 billion high-speed rail plan lacks reliable funding sources and is in danger of ending up with only one line ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2016 8:08 p.m. | | Congressmen blast  California’s high- speed rail plan  Comments 0 Comments

Strict child vaccination law in effect

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge will not immediately block a California law that requires all schoolchildren to be vaccinated and is one of the ...

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Posted: aug. 26, 2016 10:18 p.m. | | Strict child vaccination law in effect Comments 0 Comments

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