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Mountain lions: The tan ghosts

Several decades ago I was hunting bears in the Sierra. It was dusk and I walked down a dusty dirt road looking for bear tracks. After about an hour, I turned around and began walking back to my camp.  Looking at my tracks in the dusty road, I discovered mountain lion tracks right over the top of my footprints! A lion had tracked me for over two miles. I had no clue he was there.  I guarantee you that will make the hair on your neck stand up! Mountain lions are like tan ghosts, you never see them until its ...

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Oh, Roger, you still don’t get it

Oh, Roger, you still don’t get it.

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No clue why the ‘hot baits’ go cold

Every year, there are new fishing products that come out and quickly become the hot item.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:33 a.m. | | No clue why the ‘hot baits’ go cold Comments 0 Comments


EU’s bulldog on the sideline

Bulldogs don’t belong in a catbird seat, so East Union defensive coordinator Jason Stock’s decision to leave the press box should come as no surprise.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 1:54 a.m. | | EU’s bulldog on the sideline Comments 0 Comments


Extra duty for Buff responsible for extra points

The two-point conversion has long been the nemesis of Manteca High football coach Eric Reis.

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Posted: sep. 09, 2014 5:58 a.m. | | Extra duty for Buff responsible for extra points Comments 0 Comments
HITCHCOCK ON FIRE

HITCHCOCK ON FIRE

He bounced near the starting line — wrists wrapped, hands covered in powder. The entire arena bounced along with him.

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Brush with greatness, tragedy

I had every reason in the world to take in everything that South Florida had to offer.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 11:40 p.m. | | Brush with greatness, tragedy Comments 0 Comments


Manteca, Oakdale get head start on rivalry

The stakes just keep getting higher and higher for the football programs at Manteca and Oakdale high schools.

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Dixon gets dramatic Sonoma IndyCar win; Power is 10th

SONOMA — Scott Dixon patiently stalked race leaders Graham Rahal and Mike Conway over the closing laps of Sunday’s GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma before blowing by Conway with just three laps to go in the 85-lap race to capture his second Verizon IndyCar win of the season.

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Posted: aug. 24, 2014 10:26 p.m. | | Dixon gets dramatic Sonoma IndyCar  win; Power is 10th  Comments 0 Comments


Manteca’s season opener moved

Manteca was supposed to help break in Levi’s Stadium next Friday, Aug. 29.

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Hoping for early fall, rain

The other day while driving home from work I saw a truck towing a trailer with a couple snow mobiles on it. 

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Perhaps NJ Gov. Christie should issue a pardon

I recently got an email forwarding an article about a woman from Pennsylvania who appears to be in the process of being railroaded into prison by the justice system in New Jersey.

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Posted: aug. 17, 2014 10:55 p.m. | | Perhaps NJ Gov. Christie should issue a pardon Comments 0 Comments


Karts owned the streets of Modesto

The sounds of high revving go-karts continued all weekend long on the temporary street circuit in the heart of downtown Modesto at the inaugural Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix for the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals.

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Posted: aug. 03, 2014 9:59 p.m. | | Karts owned the streets of Modesto Comments 0 Comments

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