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Manteca’s war on the homeless

So how goes Manteca’s war on the homeless?

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Says Fant misrepresents himself

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Curb your economic pessimism

The economy has been in a tepid, soft, slow recovery for the past five-and-a-half years. It’s the weakest rebound in generations. The Commerce Department’s revision of fourth-quarter GDP shows that nothing much has changed. Over the past year, real economic growth registered 2.4 percent, slightly higher than the recovery average. It ain’t much.

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Six Degrees of Manteca

The list for Manteca’s newest Hall of Fame inductees is out and I was excited to see that not only did I recognize every name but I have broken bread with more than a few of them. I’m no spring chicken and have had that short internal dialogue we have from time to time – am I getting old? The answer is a resounding “Yes!” But as I perused the list of 2015 inductees, I felt something besides old. I felt lucky; lucky that I’ve had the opportunity to have had several of these inductees in my life ...

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About those ‘evil’ free range parents

There is a fine line between being cautious and paranoia.

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Culture war’s long retreat

The Republican rout in the Battle of Indianapolis provides us with a snapshot of the correlation of forces in the culture wars. 

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Snakes, Paragon 3, Love Manteca & more

The Manteca High School Band Boosters is hosting an All-You-Can-Eat-Spaghetti Dinner at the Manteca Transit Center (220 Moffat Blvd.) on Saturday, April 18, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. There will be a no-host bar, spaghetti, salad, rolls, and silent dessert auction. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Please call 209.610.4025 for tickets or more information about the event. 

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How I learned not to trust tax collectors

It’s nice to know I’m not the only one that doesn’t trust the Internal Revenue Service or the Franchise Tax Board.

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Women’s rights came from GOP

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It was a better ending

My friend Julia died as we knew she would. Cancer had ravaged her body for a decade. She no longer could breathe. She was at home, under hospice care, when she asked for a dose of morphine that she knew would kill her but also keep her final moments free of pain.

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Play ball! Making wiser tailgate choices

EDITOR’S NOTE: Josh Messersmith has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by The Manteca Bulletin, CalFit Manteca and CORE Athletic Performance. 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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Cheating for just one meal, not a day

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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Moffat Blvd. monument to moving on

The steel framework of the 3,600-square-foot building going up on Moffat Boulevard is more than just the future home of the Manteca Veterans Center.

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MUSD teachers want more money

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