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At least there’s space for evidence

Manteca Police may have cramped headquarters but at least there should be adequate room for evidence storage.

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Board looks at options for growth

Manteca Unified expects by 2020 to have upwards of 2,000 more students — or the equivalent of two elementary schools.

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MUSD making sure every student has eclipse view glasses

Students from throughout the country will have a chance to experience Monday morning’s solar eclipse.

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Ripon High students show their true colors

Ripon High students had a chance to show their enthusiasm with Club Rush Spirit Week.

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TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE

A series of accidents — including two fatal crashes — choked South County freeways Friday reducing Interstate 5 northbound traffic through Lathrop near the junction with the ...

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RC’s returning talent will lead title defense

RIPON — If it is not broke, do not fix it.

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RIPON RELOADS

RIPON — Ripon coach Erin Cutino knows that the competition will be gunning for her Indians this year.

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Brown commutes nine state prison sentences

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has commuted the lengthy prison sentences of nine inmates serving time for violent crimes, including a former prostitute ...

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Lights out: Eclipse to have big impact on California power

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — When the moon passes in front of the sun during Monday’s eclipse California will lose enough solar energy to power more than ...

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State senator recall organizers have enough valid signatures

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Three counties have received enough valid signatures to trigger a recall election that could remove a Southern California senator from office and end ...

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Navy anticipates housing crunch in San Diego region

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy is facing a looming housing crunch in the San Diego region, where high home prices and rents are already a ...

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Bonuses returned to Ripon soldier

The federal government has returned $46,000 in re-enlistment bonuses they paid and then demanded back from California National Guardsman Chris Van Meter.

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STREET CRED

In just a little over 3½ miles, one city street in Manteca carries four different names.

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SJ firefighters assist at Modesto wrecking yard

A strike team of nearly 20 firefighters were called to render mutual aid Thursday afternoon to the Modesto Fire Department as they battled a wrecking ...

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Roundabout on Louise Ave. for new homes

The first new neighborhood built east of Highway 99 in more than a decade is expected to generate 241 students that most likely will end ...

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Lathrop-Manteca adds electric cart to its fire fleet

The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District has plenty of pieces of apparatus to help them respond to any emergency they might come across.

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Chestnut going whole hog

Joey Chestnut — a San Jose man who makes a pig of himself for a living — is competing in the World Bacon Eating Championship taking place ...

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ACE may roll into Manteca by 2020

You may just be able to hop on an ACE train to San Jose from Downtown Manteca as early as 2020.

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Lathrop throwing big party Aug. 25

It’s been a busy summer season for the Lathrop Parks and Recreation Department.

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BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHTS

 As the new vice principal, Andrew Lee enjoyed his first-ever Back to School function at Sierra High on Wednesday.

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StocktonCon returns Saturday & Sunday

STOCKTON — StocktonCon is back.

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Citizens pitch in to help Ripon buy police unit

Ripon Police’s patrol units are aging — one is 16 years old — and the city lacks funding to replace them in a timely manner.

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Warmer weather helps create surge of homeless on streets

Mike Kelly is in a fight against the weather.

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Q&A about camping in Manteca

Now that the homeless have been locked out of the Manteca Library courtyard at night by a wrought iron fence put in place to stop ...

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Sequoia 6th grader declared cancer free

Ten-year-old Emma Lockwood is cancer free.

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Readers weigh in on homelessness issues in Manteca

The following are postings on the Bulletin facebook page regarding Manteca’s homeless issues:

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Residents say the time has come to retake Manteca

They defecate on doorsteps.

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CUTTING ERRORS, RED TAPE

It is a “horror” story that Manteca Community Development Director Greg Showerman has heard way too often.

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Trendy restaurant gets approval for downtown Ripon

Kevin Clark is hoping to have his upscale downtown restaurant up and running by early next year.

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Manteca deal of the century moving forward?

What could arguably be the sweetest deal for Manteca’s economy since Ed Powers a century ago convinced Claus Spreckels that the sandy plains was ...

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Manteca, EU high schools set for $28M in bond work

East Union High and Manteca High have been moved up to the next round of Measure G modernization school projects.

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TAKING A BITE OUT OF CRIME

A 24-year-old Manteca man allegedly entered at least one home in the 1600 block of Murrieta Way Monday before police nabbed him.

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Balloons returning to Ripon’s skies

Soaring Over Ripon – Labor Day’s hot air balloon and kite festival – is set for a two-day run Sept. 2-3 at Mistlin Sports Park on ...

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No ‘Game of Thrones’ in latest HBO hack leak

NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers continue to pester HBO, but didn’t release any material related to the network’s hit show “Game of Thrones” in ...

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Pratt drops in at Teen Choice Awards but Cyrus a no-show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Teen Choice Awards, always a bubble of teenage celebration, took time out during Sunday night’s ceremony to consider the world ...

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Providence latest city installing meters to stop panhandling

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence is due to become the latest American city to install giving meters as a way for people to donate to ...

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Crash suspect’s ex-teacher says he idolized Hitler, Nazism

FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) — The young man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally was fascinated with Nazism ...

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White House scrambles to explain Trump’s response to clashes

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The White House scrambled Sunday to elaborate on President Donald Trump’s response to deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, as ...

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Will Kim pull the trigger? Possible signs to watch

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tensions between the United States and North Korea tend to flare suddenly and fade almost as quickly — but the latest escalation ...

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North Korean tensions aren’t deterring tourists from Guam

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Tourists haven’t been deterred from visiting the tropical island of Guam even though the U.S. territory has been at the ...

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Shoplifting suspect flees cops, then drowns in lake

WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a shoplifting suspect in New Jersey drowned when he ran from police and then tried to swim away in ...

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Exhumation of killers from vet cemeteries called ‘rare’

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The recent exhumation of an Army Vietnam veteran’s body from the Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery was a rare invocation of federal ...

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‘Meet a Muslim’ events hope to dispel misconceptions

FREMONT  (AP) — When Moina Shaiq realized even her friends were scared to ask her about her religion for fear of offending her or sounding uneducated ...

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Lawyer: Livestreamed, deadly crash caused by blown tire

MERCED (AP) — The defense attorney for a teenage driver accused of driving drunk while livestreaming the crash that killed her younger sister says a mechanical ...

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LA deputies’ private body cams raise transparency questions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — America’s largest sheriff’s department still lacks a policy for body cameras after years of studying the issue, so hundreds — perhaps ...

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Ripon closing Stockton Ave. parking lot for reconstruction

The Stockton Avenue parking lot in downtown Ripon will be closed for repairs starting on Monday.

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STUDENTS OWE $204,000

Manteca Unified — under a federal mandate — started allowing students last school year to charge lunches if they didn’t have the money to pay for ...

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Lathrop Relay for Life on Saturday

When Jacki Cantu’s sister-in-law was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago, she wanted to do something to get involved with the fight.

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Former bike shop may morph into Ripon dining spot

Another downtown restaurant could soon be coming to Ripon.

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Genealogist urges folks to search for their roots

Ripon genealogist Mike Johnson urges people to search their family histories and even discover their DNA roots.

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