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Romance trumps process

San Francisco changed America. When then-Mayor Gavin Newsom opened City Hall to same-sex marriages during the 2004 Winter of Love, he had determined to “put a human face on discrimination.” The long line of couples eager to tie the knot appealed to the public’s romantic side. When two people are in love and want to commit to each other for the rest of their lives, activists asked, how can the government say no?

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Fences: Property owner in violation

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People on diets can be a little grumpy

EDITOR’S NOTE: Joshua Messersmith has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by The Manteca Bulletin, CORE Athletic Performance and CalFit Manteca. Messersmith is keeping a weekly journal, highlighting the strides and struggles of his fitness journey. These are his thoughts and feelings shared with you.

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13 pounds away from 1st goal

EDITOR’S NOTE: Jeanette Balmut has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by The Manteca Bulletin, CalFit Manteca and CORE Athletic Performance. Balmut is keeping a weekly journal, highlighting the strides and struggles of her fitness journey.

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Texas tries to dilute marriage decision

Gay marriage is now legal in all 50 states.

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Teachers want more pay

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Marriage ruling threatens religious freedom

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Snake oil won’t cure inequality

At last, America’s political leaders now feel the pain of the poor and empathize with the millions of working families slipping out of the middle class.

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Homeless & Manteca property crime

My neighbor had an unexpected visitor recently.

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Obamacare economics

The judicial decision to uphold all of the president’s health care subsidies may be very disappointing, but the economics of Obamacare are far worse than whatever constitutional mistakes have been committed by the Supreme Court.

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Manteca council’s four ‘worry warts’

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Trump should sit down with brain surgeon

Who would you rather perform brain surgery on you: Donald Trump or an illegal immigrant from Mexico?

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Posted: jun. 27, 2015 12:38 a.m. | | Trump should sit down with brain surgeon Comments 1 Comment


Love & hate in Dixie

“I will never be able to hold her again, but I forgive you.”

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Glimmer of hope for libraries

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