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Soda sin tax backfires big in Mexico

The difference between you and me and the filthy wealthy is simple. We don’t think we can lord over other people by lecturing them ...

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Manteca: The little city that couldn’t

Can Manteca deliver on just one water play attraction?

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Education cartel: $$$$ Taxpayers: 0

This might sound like blasphemy to some but don’t be surprised if the education cartel implodes the current public education system from kindergarten through ...

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Illegal fireworks crackdown

Those firing off illegal fireworks in Manteca starting July 1 could run a greater risk of being slapped with a $750 fine plus the cost ...

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STEM IN KINDERGARTEN

Lincoln Van Houten tried to picture what type of structure would best keep an ice cube from melting on the warmest daytime spot at Colony ...

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MHS fence falls toward residences

Firefighters responded Saturday morning to a partially collapsed 40-foot high chain link fence covered with ivy meant to protect mobile homes adjacent to the Manteca ...

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Manteca may up fee for non-resident golf

Non-resident green fees for playing 18 holes at the Manteca Golf Course may increase by $1 starting July 1.

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The fallacy of minimum wage & rising the tide

Forty-six years ago I was flipping burgers at the Squirrel Cage in Lincoln. I was making $1.65 an hour. It was California’s minimum ...

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Manteca needs to tweak North Main decision

Sitting in traffic on North Main Street on a weekday afternoon or a late Saturday morning as it struggles to snake through downtown makes you ...

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Posted: apr. 30, 2016 12:33 a.m. | | Manteca needs to tweak North Main decision Comments 0 Comments

My favorite song? Try ‘California’ by Sinatra

My taste in music runs the gamut from rock to jazz as well as country to western.

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Posted: apr. 29, 2016 1:09 a.m. | | My favorite song? Try ‘California’ by Sinatra Comments 0 Comments

California: Is it the next stoner state?

Jerry Brown a few years back was asked to comment on the drive to legalize recreational use of pot in California.

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Posted: apr. 28, 2016 1:17 a.m. | | California: Is it the next stoner state? Comments 0 Comments

It was almost worth losing the pepper tree

My neighbors have probably been wondering if I was ever going to top Christmas Eve 2010.

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Posted: apr. 26, 2016 11:18 p.m. | | It was almost worth losing the pepper tree Comments 0 Comments

Go ahead and tell me to take a hike

The mountains call.

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Posted: apr. 26, 2016 12:53 a.m. | | Go ahead and tell me to take a hike Comments 0 Comments

The criminal homeless 2: Manteca: 0

Manteca is about to lose another round to the criminal homeless.

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Credits for MUSD students

College prep is a big component of secondary education.

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Workshop on MUSD budget on Tuesday

The Manteca Unified board will conduct a study session Tuesday on the proposed preliminary budget for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 1:25 a.m. | | Workshop on MUSD budget on Tuesday Comments 0 Comments

ELECTION FRAUD CHARGE

The third Manteca Unified school board trustee to be charged with election fraud in the last 12 months is claiming that it’s an attempt ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2016 2:15 a.m. | | ELECTION FRAUD CHARGE Comments 1 Comment

PLANET PARTY ROCKS

Planet Party Day offered up some mixed blessing on Friday.

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Waters is ending fire chief career

Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters is leaving city employment to work as a respiratory therapist helping with sick newborns at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.

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Lathrop High conducts mass evacuation

It took all of 20 minutes for students, teachers and staff at Lathrop High Wednesday to file into the stadium from their place on campus ...

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Manteca city property rules: Much ado about nothing

Drive by the 700 block of East Yosemite Avenue.

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Manteca needs to take back Library Park

Has the City of Manteca abandoned Downtown Manteca?

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Time for city to do its job in downtown

It’s painfully obvious by now what Downtown Manteca needs.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2016 1:15 a.m. | | Time for city to do its job in downtown Comments 0 Comments

Transgenders & restrooms: Taking care of business

A few weeks back I took the grandkids to the ultimate San Francisco tourist trap — Pier 39.

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Posted: apr. 20, 2016 12:20 a.m. | | Transgenders & restrooms: Taking care of business Comments 0 Comments

LA bringing home Bacon Island and more water

Bacon Island is 5,400 acres of what is arguably some of the richest reclaimed farmland on earth. It is 13 miles east of Antioch ...

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Posted: apr. 19, 2016 12:07 a.m. | | LA bringing home Bacon Island and more water Comments 0 Comments

DOWNTOWN’S CHARM

Editor’s note: Bulletin reporter Jason Campbell and Bulletin photographer Hime Romero spent Friday afternoon getting a snapshot  of downtown Manteca.

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Food waste recycling expands

Manteca is now recycling the rough equivalent of 18 Ford-150 pickup truck loads a week of food waste.

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Ripon bans outside flyers in city bills

One way of conveying a message for an upcoming event or fundraiser is via mailing inserts.

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Linda ‘Scrubby’ Katehi now part of Cal Davis Internet lore

I was so done with associating the University of California, Davis with the nonchalant pepper spraying of student protestors. That is until Linda “Scrubby” Katehi ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2016 1:03 a.m. | | Linda ‘Scrubby’ Katehi now part of Cal Davis Internet lore Comments 0 Comments

Male puppies need to be potty trained

DEAR DIDI:  I need your help.  I kept two of my dogs male puppies.  They are half mini pin and chihuaha mix. They are 2 ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2016 7:01 p.m. | | Male puppies need to be potty trained Comments 0 Comments

Buddy, do you have a spare image of a dead white man?

I get it. There are nothing but dead white guys on American currency and coins.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2016 12:44 a.m. | | Buddy, do you have a spare  image of a dead  white man? Comments 0 Comments

Here’s some food for thought about Manteca and the food truck mania

You want to open a restaurant in Manteca.

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Posted: apr. 15, 2016 12:27 a.m. | | Here’s some food for thought about Manteca and the food truck mania Comments 0 Comments

I’m sorry, the number you have reached is no longer . . .

I cut the Verizon landline umbilical cord 12 years ago.

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Posted: apr. 14, 2016 1:03 a.m. | | I’m sorry, the number you have reached  is no longer . . . Comments 0 Comments

Ever say to yourself wdtm? (What does that mean?)

The art of communication.

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Posted: apr. 13, 2016 1:17 a.m. | | Ever say to yourself wdtm? (What does that mean?) Comments 0 Comments

Nixon was not so bad

A political tsunami is coming – one unlike this state has seen in many years – even decades.

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Posted: apr. 13, 2016 1:16 a.m. | | Nixon was not so bad Comments 0 Comments

Singh: City not nimble enough

The City of Manteca as far as Gary Singh is concerned needs to be as nimble and responsive as a business is to an ever ...

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SOGGY STRAWBERRIES

While many area residents were grateful for the recent rains in the wake of record-setting drought in California, Manteca-Lathrop strawberry farmers were downcast.

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Denham seeks to cut $1.7B in federal waste

Congressman Jeff Denham wants to sell 770,000 empty federally-owned buildings that taxpayers are spending $1.7 billion yearly to maintain.

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Ripon board to hear English pilot program

Kathy Coleman, who is Ripon Unified’s Director of Curriculum and Categorical Program, is scheduled to give an update on the English Language/Development programs ... ... Read More

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Hit the Streets for Hunger May 1

A special “Hit the Streets for Hunger Fun Run” is set for Saturday, May 1, at the River Island Technology Campus in Lathrop that will ...

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Un-ringing the hollow bell that is the Raymus Expressway

Yes, the bell has to be un-rung to kill the Raymus Expressway.

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BAN THIS GUN

I wanted to call Kirk Kjellberg an idiot.

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In good health? You can thank refuse, sewer, water workers

I had dropped part of my granola bar the size of a dime on the ground.

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Posted: apr. 06, 2016 1:08 a.m. | | In good health? You can thank refuse, sewer, water workers Comments 0 Comments

Consultants shouldn’t dictate Manteca growth

Who runs the City of Manteca: High-paid consultants or elected council members?

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Posted: apr. 05, 2016 12:47 a.m. | | Consultants shouldn’t dictate Manteca growth Comments 0 Comments

Dying in prison & morality

Over the past three decades, judges and juries have filled America’s prisons with non-violent offenders.

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Manteca Unified shouldn’t be at the vanguard of changing mores

A little over a decade ago two gay Sierra High students were spied walking on campus holding hands.

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Posted: apr. 04, 2016 1:32 a.m. | | Manteca Unified shouldn’t be at the vanguard of changing mores Comments 0 Comments

BULBS OR NO BULBS

The days of the controversial landscaping bulb-outs in the 100 block of North Main Street in downtown Manteca may be numbered. 

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Posted: apr. 04, 2016 1:30 a.m. | | BULBS OR NO BULBS Comments 0 Comments

SIZZLING GROWTH

The hottest place for commercial development this year for Manteca is the Airport Way corridor north of the 120 Bypass.

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Cell phone sale ends with shots

A cell phone sale went bad when shots were fired at the seller as he ran away from a handgun-toting buyer on a Manteca street ...

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Trustee stays away from closed sessions

Nancy Teicheira didn’t want to be accused of leaking information  discussed in closed session. 

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Posted: apr. 04, 2016 1:17 a.m. | | Trustee stays away from closed sessions Comments 0 Comments

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