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Manteca water is safe

Manteca has avoided drinking water quality issues plaguing some cities.

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FASHION BLOSSOMS

The Ripon Chamber of Commerce’s 54th Annual Almond Blossom Fashion Show at the community center paraded the eight candidates for Almond Blossom Queen down ...

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Did Prop. 47 spike crime in Manteca?

Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion isn’t ready to say whether Proposition 47, which reclassified some property crimes that were felonies as misdemeanors, was a ...

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Manteca using less water than in January 2011

Manteca had 6,000 less residents in January 2011 — the last time there was normal or above average rainfall in January — and used 7.5 ...

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Ripon sets aside land for dog park

The long-awaited dog park received a boost Tuesday.

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Valentine’s advice for men

If anyone reading this happens to know my husband don’t tell him that I spilled the beans about a rare moment when he got ...

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Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night’s Democratic debate and clashed ...

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Albert Einstein’s right again: Scientists detect ripples in gravity

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was just a tiny, almost imperceptible “chirp,” but it simultaneously opened humanity’s ears to the music of the cosmos and proved ...

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With FBI ring tightening, last occupiers give up

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — With the FBI tightening its ring around them, the last four holdouts in the armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge in ...

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Mexico prison riot leaves 49 inmates dead

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico turned into a riot Thursday, leaving 49 inmates dead ...

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These 2015 tax laws can affect 2016 planning

In 1913 Uncle Sam collected only 13 million dollars in income taxes. That’s why they were called the “good old days.”

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Young adults swipe right on Tinder, but is it just a game?

NEW YORK (AP) — Online dating services are now hip with young adults, but not always for dating.

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Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance ...

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Myspace still exists? Time Inc. now own it

NEW YORK (AP) — Myspace still exists?

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PROMISES MADE TO VOTERS

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Current state plans for a $68 billion high-speed rail system would not get passengers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in the time ...

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Massive gas leak near LA is plugged after 16 weeks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A blowout at a natural gas well that leaked uncontrollably for 16 weeks and drove thousands of residents from their Los Angeles ...

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California residents live on the edge of crumbling cliffs

PACIFICA  (AP) — Sonja Thompson lives so close to the edge of an 80-foot bluff above the Pacific Ocean that when paragliders fly by “you can ...

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Environmentalists sue over cattle at Point Reyes seashore

POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. (AP) — A group of environmentalists is suing to stop thousands of cattle from continuing to graze a cherished national seashore ...

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Transparency debate follows vote by California coastal panel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The agency that decides what gets built and where along the California coast is facing questions about transparency after it pushed out ...

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White worker gets $3.8M in racial bias lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles officials have agreed to pay nearly $3.8 million to a former city parks worker who accused a supervisor of ...

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What ails Manteca High?

Let there be light.

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A LIFE SAVER

Manteca High freshman Amanda Buhay collapsed in her Spanish class on December 9, 2014.

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More solar trash cans on the way

Solar power is helping Manteca reduce trash collection costs.

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Manteca Unified looking at middle grade programs

Core strength.

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Target: Reopen Colony Oak by August 2017

The Colony Oak Elementary School reconstruction project is looking at an aggressive timeline.

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More storage condo units being built

Dream of owning your own condo in Manteca?

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Ex-LA sheriff to plead guilty

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to federal authorities investigating corruption in the department, a probe that ...

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Panel denies parole RFK’s assassin

SAN DIEGO (AP) — For the 15th time, officials denied parole for Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, after hearing Wednesday from another ...

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Right-to-die advocate O’Donnell dies

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Christy O’Donnell, a single mother with lung cancer who became a prominent figure in the California right-to-die debate, has died. She ...

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Cal Berkeley cash-strapped

BERKELEY (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley, is running a $150 million deficit this year and must undertake a top-to-bottom review of expenses if it ...

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Give Every Child buys books that help combat bullying

A first book of its kind by author Harry E. Pacheco “Gladys Glasses” is being introduced in Give Every Child a Chance after school tutoring ...

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Insurers back proposed California health plan tax

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Most of California’s health insurance companies said Wednesday they’re supporting Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to restructure a tax on health ...

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Serious crime up in Manteca

Burglaries shot up 21.58 percent in Manteca during 2015.

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FILL UP AT ‘MANTECA’

 There’s a new gas station that may be coming to Manteca.

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Three arrested in sidewalk robberies

Three men suspected of robbing Mantecans as they walked on residential sidewalks after dark at three separate locations have been arrested by Manteca Police officers.

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MHS backers: Take care of other needs 1st

The backdrop was fitting.

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Bill is paid but city still cuts off water

Water got cut off Wednesday to 12 apartments at a complex in the 1300 block of East North Street.

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About 20 percent of BART trains have working cameras

OAKLAND  (AP) — Officials with the Bay Area Rapid Transit say only about 20 percent of BART commuter trains have working surveillance cameras.

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Mavericks surf contest set for this Friday

HALF MOON BAY  (AP) — The renowned big-wave competition, Titans of Mavericks, has been set for Friday.

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RECORD YEAR FOR AG

FRESNO  (AP) — A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve ...

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New exhibit for SJ Museum

Kicking off a year-long celebration of its fiftieth year, the San Joaquin County Historical Museum has opened a 9,600-square-foot exhibition on an era that ...

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Doctors Hospital offers education on heart disease

During American Heart Month in February, Doctors Hospital of Manteca will join with the American Heart Association in a comprehensive month-long campaign designed to educate ...

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Bowl-a-thon challenge provides free tutoring

Hundreds of youths and adults are expected to hit the lanes at Manteca Bowl & Family Fun Center in a bid to make a difference in ...

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DHM volunteers offering sdcholsrships

Medically focused college students are being offered scholarships by the Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary volunteers to help them shoulder the costs of their education ...

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Engineers honor Warren Noteware

The San Joaquin Engineers Council has selected Warren D. (Doug) Noteware of Manteca as the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Service Award. 

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Looking to hire 200+

The biggest employer in the South County is looking to hire more than 200 new employees.

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PEOPLE POWER

The book is titled, “Revolution Revisited: The 1986 Philippine Revolution.”

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Giving up caffeine can be a headache

Want to know the hardest thing about getting healthy?

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Artificial turf at MHS, EU: 8.5 million greenbacks

Get ready for sticker shock.

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Water top topic at GOP forum

A handful of topics were on the table when candidates for political offices ranging from Congress to county supervisor appealed for support at the San ...

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