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Library Park restrooms stay locked

There is a reason why it is not a good idea to unlock the Library Park restrooms unless there is a special event.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 1:09 a.m. | | Library Park restrooms stay locked Comments 0 Comments

Manteca stops residents from saving water

Manteca wants people to reduce water use — or do they?

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 1:40 a.m. | | Manteca stops residents from saving water Comments 1 Comment

One less bulb to play bumper cars with in downtown

Arguably the worst placed bulb in downtown Manteca is gone.

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Posted: jan. 28, 2015 1:06 a.m. | | One less bulb to play bumper cars with in downtown Comments 1 Comment

Surprise! Manteca gets sixth Starbucks

Question: How many Starbucks does Manteca need?

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Posted: jan. 23, 2015 1:11 a.m. | | Surprise! Manteca gets sixth Starbucks Comments 0 Comments

Mr. Mayor, remove that bulb!

The calendar has turned to 2015 which means a new year but the same old refrain.

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Posted: jan. 22, 2015 1:05 a.m. | | Mr. Mayor, remove that bulb! Comments 2 Comments

Banta kicks RI Academy out but it’ll be in new campus by fall term

Banta School District is kicking the River Islands Technology Academy out.

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Posted: jan. 16, 2015 1:31 a.m. | | Banta kicks RI Academy  out but it’ll be in new campus by fall term Comments 0 Comments

Sweet story about his time working at Spreckels

The year was 1966.

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Posted: jan. 14, 2015 12:58 a.m. | | Sweet story about his time working at Spreckels Comments 0 Comments

Dine & save this week in Manteca

It’s Restaurant Week in Manteca.

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Posted: jan. 13, 2015 1:53 a.m. | | Dine & save this week in Manteca Comments 0 Comments

Saturday Breakfast & Health Fair set

Doctors Hospital of Manteca is hosting Saturday’s (Jan. 17) breakfast at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane that will include a health fair where participants will have the opportunity to be entered in a drawing for gift cards.

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Posted: jan. 13, 2015 1:53 a.m. | | Saturday Breakfast & Health Fair set Comments 0 Comments

Is crossing 120 Bypass safe?

Do you feel safe crossing the overpasses at Main Street, Union Road and Airport Way on foot or bike? 

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Posted: jan. 13, 2015 1:53 a.m. | | Is crossing 120 Bypass safe? Comments 1 Comment

Perfect gift for Manteca fire chief

Kirk Waters got the best Christmas present a fire chief could ask for — no Christmas-related fires over the holiday season.

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Posted: jan. 13, 2015 1:57 a.m. | | Perfect gift for Manteca fire chief Comments 0 Comments

Is Manteca Unified teacher promoting religion in class?

A New Vision High student — the Manteca Unified School District’s  continuation high school in Weston Ranch — has complained to the Americans United for Separation of Church and State that a teacher is promoting an after school Bible club as well as religion in class.

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Posted: jan. 07, 2015 11:48 p.m. | | Is Manteca Unified teacher promoting religion in class? Comments 1 Comment

United Methodist Church marks 100 years in Manteca

Speaking of religion, Manteca’s United Methodist Church is gearing up to celebrate their 100th year in 2015.

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Posted: jan. 07, 2015 11:48 p.m. | | United Methodist Church marks 100 years in Manteca Comments 0 Comments

Teachers get to ‘double dip’ while Going Digital

A number of teachers must be loving the Going Digital initiative being implemented by the Manteca Unified School District.

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Posted: dec. 30, 2014 1:10 a.m. | | Teachers get to ‘double  dip’ while Going Digital Comments 1 Comment

Manteca bought water system to lower rates

Manteca’s first move to buy a “public utility” and monthly charges ended up saving took place in 1928 and resulted in rates being slashed by almost 50 percent.

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Posted: dec. 28, 2014 10:15 p.m. | | Manteca bought water system to lower rates Comments 0 Comments

El Rey was Manteca’s grand dame back in 1937

It was the grand dame of Manteca.

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Posted: dec. 27, 2014 12:25 a.m. | | El Rey was Manteca’s grand dame back in 1937 Comments 0 Comments

Place of Refuge spreads cheer

The Place of Refuge congregation spread holiday cheer far and wide this holiday season.

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Posted: dec. 26, 2014 12:31 a.m. | | Place of Refuge spreads cheer Comments 0 Comments

Distracted shopping cart pushers strike once again

Robert Hendricksen e-mailed in this gem about his own shopping cart etiquette observations:

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Posted: dec. 26, 2014 12:26 a.m. | | Distracted shopping cart pushers strike once again Comments 0 Comments

Bleak Christmas for teens?

Organizers of a Manteca Christmas Eve breakfast are worried that this may be a bleak Christmas for older children and younger teens.

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Posted: dec. 23, 2014 1:26 a.m. | | Bleak Christmas for teens? Comments 0 Comments

Ice cream trucks precede Santa’s sleigh

It was 62 degrees at mid-afternoon Monday in Manteca and music filled the air in some neighborhoods. No, not Christmas music. It was music from the speakers of an ice cream truck.

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Posted: dec. 23, 2014 1:23 a.m. | | Ice cream trucks precede Santa’s sleigh Comments 0 Comments

The Silver Teapot is closed & up for sale

Downtown Manteca is losing one of its most unique businesses.

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Posted: dec. 23, 2014 1:22 a.m. | | The Silver Teapot is closed & up for sale Comments 0 Comments

Letters To Santa 12-23-14

 

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Posted: dec. 22, 2014 4:25 p.m. | | Letters To Santa 12-23-14 Comments 0 Comments

Letters To Santa

 

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Posted: dec. 19, 2014 4:58 p.m. | | Letters To Santa Comments 0 Comments

Police spread holiday cheer to homeless, needy kids & seniors

Toys, clothes and blankets are on the shopping lists for Manteca police officers and other employees who are invading Target and Walmart this weekend to help Santa make Christmas brighter for the less fortunate on their beats.

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 1:05 a.m. | | Police spread holiday cheer to homeless, needy kids & seniors Comments 0 Comments

Toy shortage for efforts to give kids a Christmas

You have two chances to play Santa for kids in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop that may go without toys on Christmas.

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Posted: dec. 12, 2014 1:21 a.m. | | Toy shortage for efforts to give kids a Christmas Comments 0 Comments

Stuff the Bus needs toys

Brandy Clark has some good news.

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Posted: dec. 12, 2014 1:19 a.m. | | Stuff the Bus needs toys Comments 0 Comments

Three nominated for military academies

Congressman  Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, has nominated three South County high school students for consideration for appointment to three of the nation’s prestigious military academies. 

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Posted: dec. 12, 2014 1:21 a.m. | | Three  nominated for military academies Comments 0 Comments

PG&E awards McParland $5,000

Manteca’s George McParland School is receiving a $5,000 Bright Ideas Grant from Pacific Gas & Electric.

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Posted: dec. 12, 2014 1:20 a.m. | | PG&E awards McParland $5,000 Comments 0 Comments

Homeless encampments among almond orchards

The homeless are going country.

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Posted: dec. 09, 2014 2:10 a.m. | | Homeless encampments among almond orchards Comments 0 Comments

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