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Stage set for solutions

It was a consortium of people. 

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BUDDING ARTISTS

An art auction with original creations by budding artists is part of this year’s Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon set for Monday, Nov. 24, and Tuesday, Nov. 25, on Comcast Cable 97.

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System may end Ripon’s doggone smell

During the summer, the Diamond Pet Food Plant in Ripon installed a cold plasma emission control system.

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 1:10 a.m. | | System may end Ripon’s doggone smell Comments 0 Comments

Police investigating alleged embezzlement

An alleged embezzlement at the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society (MRPS) Hall in Manteca involving $140,000 is under investigation by the Manteca Police Department.

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All-American honors for VFW Post 6311

When the Jimmy Connors Veterans of Foreign Wars Post moves into its new facility next year it will do so with new bling and plenty of helping hands.

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 1:09 a.m. | | All-American honors for VFW Post 6311 Comments 0 Comments

Lathrop Road closing 4 days next month

It’ll provide a lifetime of convenience by ensuring that drivers won’t ever have to stop at a train again on Lathrop Road. 

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 1:06 a.m. | | Lathrop Road closing 4 days next month Comments 0 Comments

Manteca Police stepping up DUI patrols during Halloween

Halloween is quickly approaching, which for many people means celebrating with alcohol. 

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 1:04 a.m. | | Manteca Police stepping up DUI patrols during Halloween Comments 0 Comments

MJC hosts Harvest Party to benefit ag

MODESTO — The Modesto Junior College Foundation and Agriculture & Environmental Science Division invite the community to a Harvest Party at the Pavilion on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Agriculture Center for Education Pavilion on the MJC West Campus. 

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 12:14 a.m. | | MJC hosts Harvest Party to benefit ag Comments 0 Comments

30th Trout Bout set for Nov. 15

STOCKTON — San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will welcome anglers to Oak Grove Regional Park for the 30th Annual Trout Bout on Saturday, Nov. 15.

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30th Trout Bout set for Nov. 15

STOCKTON — San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will welcome anglers to Oak Grove Regional Park for the 30th Annual Trout Bout on Saturday, Nov. 15.

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Guest conductor leads symphony

STOCKTON — It is a red-letter day for the Stockton Symphony on Saturday, Nov. 15. 

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 12:13 a.m. | | Guest conductor leads symphony Comments 0 Comments

Final $100 pumpkin found

The final Manteca Bulletin golden pumpkin has been found. It was discovered by Katie Ellefson shortly after 2 a.m. on Wednesday at a bush by United Lutheran Church on Northgate Drive. 

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 12:12 a.m. | | Final $100 pumpkin found Comments 0 Comments

3 generations of Sarina family visit their native Switzerland

It was a dream of a lifetime for William Sarina to once again visit his Swiss roots with his son Dennis and grandson Nathan in the Alpine countryside of the Confederation of Helvetica or Switzerland as it is commonly called today.

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Girls’ jihadi quest stirs parental fears

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — The strange journey of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria has many in their close-knit east African community worried about whether their own children will be the next to be lured to terror.

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Posted: oct. 29, 2014 8:11 p.m. | | Girls’ jihadi quest stirs parental fears Comments 0 Comments

Court orders for Texas pastors’ speeches withdrawn in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston city attorneys have withdrawn subpoenas that sought speeches and other information from five pastors who publicly opposed an ordinance banning discrimination of gay and transgender residents, the mayor said Wednesday.

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Posted: oct. 29, 2014 8:11 p.m. | | Court orders for Texas pastors’  speeches withdrawn in Houston Comments 0 Comments

Man who posted violent song lyrics won’t face charges

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Prosecutors dismissed a felony charge against a western Kentucky man who spent more than a week in jail for posting violent song lyrics to his Facebook page.

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Man decapitates mother, is killed by train

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A man with a history of psychiatric problems decapitated his mother, dragged her lifeless body into the street in front of their home and then killed himself by walking into the path of a nearby oncoming train, police said Wednesday.

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Video documents street harassment

NEW YORK (AP) — A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation’s biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said Wednesday.

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Child-rape suspect vowed to kill his accuser

BOSTON (AP) — A man suspected of child-rape and committing crimes across the country after snipping off his court-ordered ankle bracelet had an “ultimate goal” of returning to Massachusetts to kill his 13-year-old accuser, state police said Wednesday, hours after he was captured in New York.

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Boy or girl? Family with 12 sons awaits baby number 13

ROCKFORD, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan couple with 12 sons is expecting baby No. 13, and even though they’re sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they’re having a boy or girl, they said they’d be shocked if their streak is broken.

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NEWS FROM ACROSS THE NATION

SUIT: BREASTS BURNED AT PHILADELPHIA HOOKAH LOUNGE: PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman says her breasts were burned by hot coals as people danced around a stripper pole at a Philadelphia hookah lounge.

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No trick-or-treaters? Buy candy anyway!

NEW YORK (AP) — Don Stewart and his wife will be home with the lights on Halloween night, waiting for trick-or-treaters. But like a lot of folks who stock up on candy, they’ll probably end up eating it themselves.

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Posted: oct. 29, 2014 7:36 p.m. | | No trick-or-treaters? Buy candy anyway! Comments 0 Comments

Drought takes bite out of rice harvest

WOODLAND (AP) — California’s deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that’s bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.

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Farmers suing state over water delivery cutbacks

FRESNO (AP) — Farmers in California’s Central Valley are going to court to challenge the division of water during the state’s ongoing drought.

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Posted: oct. 29, 2014 7:21 p.m. | | Farmers suing state over water delivery cutbacks Comments 0 Comments

California orders risk-based Ebola 21-day quarantine

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California health officials announced Wednesday that the state is requiring a 21-day quarantine for people traveling from Ebola-stricken areas who have had contact with infected patients.

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Posted: oct. 29, 2014 7:21 p.m. | | California orders risk-based Ebola  21-day quarantine Comments 0 Comments

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan faces tough re-election fight

OAKLAND (AP) — Oakland is working to shed its reputation as a mismanaged and crime-ridden city.

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Posted: oct. 29, 2014 7:20 p.m. | | Oakland Mayor Jean Quan faces tough re-election fight Comments 0 Comments

Missing hunter and dog found alive in NorCal

MANCHESTER (AP) — Family members say a 59-year-old hunter and his dog were found alive nearly a week after going missing on a hunting trip in a remote Northern California wilderness area.

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California adding 21 names to memorial

LONG BEACH (AP) — California is adding 21 names to its Vietnam Veterans Memorial — sailors killed when their ship was struck by an Australian aircraft carrier.

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Ripon’s Magpie Antiques on Vintage magazine cover

Ripon’s Magpie Antiques is on the cover of Today’s Vintage magazine published monthly by Lucky Clover Publishing in Phoenix, Ariz.

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‘Hoarders’ psychologist testifies at murder trial

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A psychologist who stars on a reality TV show testified at a murder trial that a California man accused of killing an animal control officer had a hoarding disorder and could have reacted violently to anyone trying to take away his many animals.

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WhatsApp founders own nearly $9B in Facebook stock

MENLO PARK (AP) — WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton received 116 million shares of Facebook stock currently worth nearly $9 billion when they sold their unprofitable messaging service to the social networking leader earlier this month.

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Oak Valley Banks posts $1.5M net income in 3Q

OAKDALE  − Oak Valley Bancorp, the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank, for the three months ending Sept. 30 reported consolidated net income available to common shareholders was $1,535,000, or $0.19 per diluted common share.

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Posted: oct. 29, 2014 7:19 p.m. | | Oak Valley Banks posts $1.5M net income in 3Q Comments 0 Comments

Government pushes air bag maker on replacement parts

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s auto safety agency, responding to criticism of its slow response to safety issues, told the manufacturer of millions of potentially faulty air bags to make replacement parts faster and do more testing to find the cause of the problem.

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Woman wanted Starbucks discs, settles for $250

OKEMOS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman who wanted homebrewed Starbucks coffee — described by her attorney as “gold” — will accept $250 to end a lawsuit over the company’s decision to stop making discs for a specific single-serve machine.

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Posted: oct. 29, 2014 7:19 p.m. | | Woman wanted  Starbucks discs,  settles for $250 Comments 0 Comments

Startup to ‘Poynt’ in new direction

PALO ALTO (AP) — A Silicon Valley startup is hoping an upcoming transition to smarter credit and debit cards will persuade millions of U.S. merchants to buy savvier payment terminals for their stores, too.

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Shutterfly beats 3Q profit forecasts

REDWOOD CITY  (AP) — Shutterfly Inc. (SFLY) on Wednesday reported a loss of $46.2 million in its third quarter.

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UPS predicts 11% hike in December packages

ATLANTA (AP) — UPS expects to deliver more than 34 million packages on the busiest day of the holiday season, double the amount on a normal day.

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Homeless sleep in trash bins

City of Manteca garbage crews on Tuesday had to call for assistance to clear three homeless out of a commercial trash bin and enclosure for a fast food restaurant where they had been camping, sleeping, and apparently scavenging food.

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3,000+ homes for Ripon?

Ripon’s North Pointe Specific Plan that envisions more than 3,000 homes will have its second public airing during a 6 p.m. Thursday workshop at the city council chambers.

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No illegal kids will move to Sharpe Depot

There were protestors and politicians and bullhorns and buses. 

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be.tech 1st responders ribbon cutting is set

The third of Manteca Unified’s three vocational academy programs, be.first, will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new facilities on the district campus.

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Grand jury called county’s best kept secret

It’s been described as “one of our county’s best kept secrets.”

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Halloween Happenings

TONIGHT

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Safe Halloween helps send students to science camp

Have a safe Halloween at St. Anthony of Padua School. Send a child to science camp next year.

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Nurses union claims California hospitals not ready for Ebola

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Five California hospitals that say they are ready to treat the Ebola virus lack proper training and equipment, a nurses union said Tuesday.

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Judge tosses ex-dictator’s suit against video game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega’s lawsuit over his inclusion in a 2012 “Call of Duty” video game has been dismissed by a judge who determined the game’s use of his likeness is protected by the First Amendment.

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Man to be sentenced in dragging death of his elderly grandfather

WILLITS (AP) — A Northern California man accused of killing his 84-year-old grandfather by dragging him behind a pickup truck for nearly six miles will be sentenced Nov. 14 for first-degree murder.

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Sheriff fires 1 after San Francisco hospital patient’s death in stairwell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Sheriff’s Department officials say one staff member has been fired, two have been suspended, and five others are facing discipline a year after the body of a 57-year-old hospital patient was found in a stairwell 17 days after she disappeared from her room.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 8:32 p.m. | | Sheriff fires 1 after San Francisco hospital patient’s death in stairwell Comments 0 Comments

Police shut down 12,000-light Halloween home with music

RIVERSIDE  (AP) — It’s no treat for a Southern California Halloween lover after police shut down his gigantic music-and-light show.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 8:32 p.m. | | Police shut down 12,000-light Halloween home with music Comments 0 Comments

AT&T misled customers over unlimited data

WASHINGTON (AP) — AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company — slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.

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