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Enough horsing around...

You would think after a life spent on a farm, I would have developed an affinity for all types of livestock. 

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Posted: oct. 23, 2014 12:58 a.m. | | Enough horsing around... Comments 0 Comments

Oh MAMA, not again...

Tuesday night saw the 15th Annual MAMA Awards come and go. The Modesto Area Music Awards are the 209’s version of the Grammy’s with all the pomp and circumstance to boot. 

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Posted: oct. 17, 2014 12:57 a.m. | | Oh MAMA, not again... Comments 0 Comments

The MOEmorial...

On Oct. 25, inside the St. Anthony’s gym, a memorial alumni basketball game honoring the memory of Maureen “Moe” Iorio will take place.

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Posted: oct. 09, 2014 12:57 a.m. | | The MOEmorial... Comments 0 Comments

Some say you can’t go home again

EDITOR’S NOTE: Manteca to a T columnist Chris Teicheira is stuck on a tractor somewhere, so he commissioned Jacob Lile, a Golden West and East Union graduate, to guest write this week’s column.

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Posted: oct. 02, 2014 12:34 a.m. | | Some say you can’t go home again Comments 0 Comments

Bird-watching in Manteca

I recently did a little bird-watching in Manteca. Not at Caswell Park or some country field, but right in the middle of town. The Chevron at the corner of Yosemite and Spreckels is my preferred watching habitat. It was 6 a.m. and the coffee lineup was full. That’s when I spotted one. “Lots of bad stuff in the paper lately. Manteca sure isn’t how it used to be.”

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Posted: sep. 25, 2014 12:35 a.m. | | Bird-watching in Manteca Comments 0 Comments

Tag, you're not it?!



 I was watching football with friends recently when an old high school buddy's 7-year-old daughter let me know “I'm the fastest in my class — .even the boys!” I thought aloud, “Must be fun never getting caught at Tag.” To which she responded, “We don't get to play Tag anymore.” Talk about sucking the air out of the room. I should've just stayed focused on the Raiders taking another beating but I needed resolution, so I asked her why?

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 10:14 a.m. | | Tag, you're not it?! Comments 0 Comments

It’s my birthday again

Looking at my mother you’d never guess she has a 35-year-old son. She does – but my brother Richie has nothing to do with me turning 42. 

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Posted: sep. 12, 2014 12:38 a.m. | | It’s my birthday again Comments 0 Comments

A day in the tractor...

September has arrived, and for farmers across the San Joaquin Valley that means one thing – harvest time. 

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Posted: sep. 04, 2014 1:37 a.m. | | A day in the tractor... Comments 0 Comments

Lights, camera, Manteca...

It seems that everywhere you turned this summer, somebody was filming part of a movie right here in Manteca. Whether occupying a local gymnasium, hospital or grocery store, Manteca was a destination spot for several filmmakers. 

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Posted: aug. 27, 2014 11:58 p.m. | | Lights, camera, Manteca... Comments 0 Comments

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