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MANTECA'S CHRISTMAS ANGELS

Contrary to popular belief, Santa’s helpers come in all shapes and sizes.

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Posted: dec. 20, 2014 1:16 a.m. | | MANTECA'S CHRISTMAS ANGELS Comments 0 Comments

Unpacking Christmas memories

Remembrances of my Christmas past or home is where the hearts are: 

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Posted: dec. 20, 2014 1:10 a.m. | | Unpacking Christmas memories Comments 0 Comments

Retro music movement gives a pulse to vinyl sales

Vinyl records are supposedly making a comeback of sorts.

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Posted: dec. 20, 2014 1:05 a.m. | | Retro music movement gives a pulse to vinyl sales Comments 0 Comments

Challenge to Drain: Show us the paperwork

Ashley Drain has been on the job for just over a week and she has already managed to essentially throw the entire Weston Ranch High staff underneath a steamroller.

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Posted: dec. 19, 2014 1:25 a.m. | | Challenge to Drain: Show us the paperwork Comments 1 Comment

So when is Manteca going to shut up & listen?

You may disagree with Ben Cantu about a lot of things, but the four-time council candidate is right about one thing: The City of Manteca does neglect neighborhoods.

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Posted: dec. 19, 2014 12:44 a.m. | | So when is Manteca going to shut up & listen? Comments 0 Comments

Would Steve Jobs have embraced Going Digital for his kids?

The parents are frustrated.

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Posted: dec. 17, 2014 12:19 a.m. | | Would Steve Jobs have embraced Going Digital for his kids? Comments 0 Comments

Out, out brief candle!

Editor’s note: Phillip Bookman received the news that he has a cancerous malignant tumor on his bladder. He begins radiation this week. Sensing the inevitable, he wrote the following although noting there is probably a good chance of recovery. 

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 12:45 a.m. | | Out, out brief candle! Comments 0 Comments

Disconnect between school board & community

Forty-three days have passed since the resounding no confidence vote on the Manteca Unified School District board and they still don’t get it.

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 12:46 a.m. | | Disconnect between school board & community Comments 0 Comments

They want us to shed tears for money that big oil is losing

It isn’t unusual for a typical commuter from the Northern San Joaquin Valley to the Silicon Valley to travel 700 miles a week.

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Posted: dec. 15, 2014 12:02 a.m. | | They want us to shed tears for money that big oil is losing Comments 1 Comment

Out with the old, in with the new

There was no denying Ashley Drain’s excitement. The smile never left her face the whole time – before, during, and after the moment she was sworn in as one of the two newest members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees at the panel’s annual reorganization meeting Tuesday night.

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Posted: dec. 13, 2014 1:10 a.m. | | Out with the old, in with the new Comments 0 Comments

Riffraff from SJ Valley buy $500K homes in Pleasanton

Folks who can only afford $500,000 homes are riffraff.

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Posted: dec. 13, 2014 12:56 a.m. | | Riffraff from SJ Valley buy $500K homes in Pleasanton Comments 1 Comment

Thugs take to the streets (& freeways)

The right to demonstrate.

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Posted: dec. 12, 2014 1:10 a.m. | | Thugs take to the streets (& freeways) Comments 0 Comments

Drive-thru Living Nativity at Sequoia Heights Baptist

It wouldn’t be Christmas without it! Sequoia Heights Baptist Church is presenting its annual drive-thru Living Nativity on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12-13, from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1050 S. Union Road. 

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Posted: dec. 10, 2014 11:54 p.m. | | Drive-thru Living Nativity at Sequoia Heights Baptist Comments 0 Comments

SONS OF ANARCHY

CHARMING – Unless you’re a true sociopath, it’s almost impossible to look at yourself in the mirror when you know that the things you’re doing are wrong. 

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Climate change, the drought & Yosemite Valley

Extreme weather is bad, right?

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Posted: dec. 10, 2014 1:15 a.m. | | Climate change, the drought & Yosemite Valley Comments 0 Comments

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