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APARTMENT RENTS FOR ALMOST $2,000

If you haven’t apartment hunted in Manteca since 2008, brace yourself for sticker shock.

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Ambulance crew saves dogs from house fire

A Manteca District Ambulance crew partnered with firefighters Friday morning in responding to a blazing structure and saving two family dogs from inside a duplex ...

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Cushman takes to Facebook; says affordable housing a must

David Cushman is the technology candidate.

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Lathrop gearing up for National Night Out

It’s an event that brings residents, police, and civic officials together to celebrate the spirit of community.

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AGAINST LATHROP TRUCK STOP

A group of residents have launched a well-funded campaign to get the City of Lathrop to overturn its decision allowing a Pilot/Flying J Truck ...

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ALMOND AVALANCHE

Almond growers’ relentless drive to reduce water use predating the current severe drought is paying big dividends.

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Manteca, Ripon party to fight crime

Manteca and Ripon residents on Tuesday will gather for neighborhood and community parties as part of the National Night Out to bring people together in ...

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‘Widespread’ use of illegal fireworks in Manteca

It isn’t what one would call a bombshell: The official recap of Fourth of July events in Manteca being presented to the City Council ...

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Lathrop Police arrest 2 on mail theft charges

A citizen tip about potential mail thieves led to the arrest of two women on Wednesday that were in possession of mail that had been ...

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Walk in honor of police on Saturday in Ripon

Ripon residents are walking Saturday morning to honor Ripon Police officers.

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15-year murder of Modesto intern

Prosecutors announced Thursday that they will not retry a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy, saying they can no longer prove their case ...

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Sky Zone Stockton plans school supply giveaway, haircuts Sunday

STOCKTON —  Sky Zone Stockton — a unique indoor trampoline park —  is partnering with “Stockton 209 Cares” to host a Back to School event featuring a school ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2016 9:25 p.m. | | Sky Zone Stockton plans school  supply giveaway, haircuts Sunday Comments 0 Comments

Car plows into house, killing 1 & injuring 8

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police searched Thursday for the driver of a car that plowed into the front of a Los Angeles house where a group ...

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Big Sur coastline wildfire is big & getting bigger

BIG SUR  (AP) — Firefighters struggled Thursday to get the upper hand on a massive wildfire burning along California’s picturesque Big Sur coastline, where anxious ...

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Terror attack play scratched after victim families object

SAN BERNARDINO  (AP) — A Southern California college has canceled plans to create a play about a hometown terrorist attack that killed 14 people after family ...

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Lawyer wants California court to parole Manson follower

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for a Charles Manson follower who was convicted in the 1969 murders of a California couple said Thursday he will ...

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Dental records needed to identify 4

COLUMBIA (AP) — It will be next week before the four people killed when a small plane crashed and burned in Northern California are identified, authorities ...

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Alphabet’s quarter earns soar despite rising ‘moonshot’ losses

MOUJNTAIN VIEW (AP) — Business is booming at Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., even as it loses billions of dollars on kooky-sounding projects that may ...

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Oracle buying ‘cloud’ business software provider NetSuite

REDWOOD SHORES  (AP) — Software mogul Larry Ellison once famously mocked cloud computing as a fad. Now his company, Oracle, will spend $9.3 billion to ...

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Chipotle plans to open new burger restaurant

NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle, still struggling to win back customers after a series of food scares, plans to open its first burger restaurant this year.

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Amazon’s already large distribution empire keeps expanding more

SEATTLE  (AP) — Online shoppers want their packages — now. And Amazon is spending heavily to make sure that happens.

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Skydiver jumping without parachute

SIMI VALLEY  (AP) — He’s made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world’s most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts ...

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Most death-defying stunts of all time

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although he’s one of the most accomplished skydivers in the world, Luke Aikins will tell you what he’s about to ...

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For those who love Manteca

Joe Brocchini just wanted a place where people could come and talk about the “good ol’ days” on Facebook.

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MAKING SCHOOLS SAFER

Traffic flow before and after school — as well as student safety — will be significantly enhanced when students return to classes on Aug. 4 at five ...

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MHS grad nominated for Emmy again

Manteca Hall of Fame inductee Glen Eisner is once again in the running for an Emmy Award. “The American Horror Story: Hotel,” for which the ...

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Zuber opting for second council term

Leo Zuber is seeking a second four-year term on the Ripon City Council.

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Dhaliwal faces possible opponent in mayor’s race

When Sonny Dhaliwal was thinking about whether he wanted to run for another term as Lathrop’s mayor, he turned to the place you can ...

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CHP says driver in fatal crash was Manteca man

The California Highway Patrol Wednesday said Wyatt Wheeler, 18, of Manteca was the driver in the fatal crash that occurred Friday night on the 120 ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2016 12:46 a.m. | | CHP says driver in fatal crash was Manteca man Comments 0 Comments

Obama boosts Hillary Clinton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a ...

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For would-be Reagan assassin, freedom nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the past decade, the man who shot President Ronald Reagan has quietly spent a growing number of his days living with his ...

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Officer says she wasn’t aware Confederate flag offends some

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer fired for flying the Confederate battle flag at her suburban Atlanta home says she had no idea the ...

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Judge dismisses manslaughter charge against Florida deputy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who claimed self-defense in the 2013 fatal shooting of ...

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US board declines to release ‘20th hijacker’ from Guantanamo

MIAMI (AP) — A board reviewing the status of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay has decided against releasing a Saudi who U.S. authorities believe narrowly avoided ...

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Bulldozer operator killed fighting blaze

BIG SUR  (AP) — The operator of a bulldozer was killed when it rolled over during the fight against a wildfire near Big Sur that has ...

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California heat prompts energy conservation ‘Flex Alert’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Operators of California’s power grid called for electricity conservation Wednesday as high temperatures hit much of the state, including scorching weather ...

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Busy camps serve needs of front-line state firefighters

SANTA CLARITA (AP) — As flames from a raging wildfire raced down mountainsides last weekend toward houses tucked in canyons north of Los Angeles, a sprawling ...

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Big cats returned to sanctuary

LOS ANGELES (AP) — About a dozen lions, tigers, cougars and other big cats were returned Wednesday to a sanctuary north of Los Angeles, four days ...

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Boy to get new prosthetic leg after beach theft

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA  (AP) — A 4-year-old boy whose artificial leg was stolen while he played at a Southern California beach will soon get a replacement.

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PROUD TO BE AMERICANS

Even though he was low-keyed about it, Chad Custodio was thrilled about his newly sworn-in citizenship Tuesday at the Manteca Transit Center.

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KILLER ON THE LOOSE?

It is an irony that isn’t lost on Doris Morgan.

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Wine Group plans to build big warehouse

The Wine Group — the world’s second largest winery based on volume — is planning to build a 510,000-square-foot warehouse for wine storage on the ...

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Road race ends with 120 death

A road race in south Manteca drew the attention of a police gang suppression unit sergeant in an unmarked car on South Union Road at ...

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Car slams into Manteca house fleeing police

A Buick LeSabre crashed into a house at Walnut Avenue and Joaquin Street shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday after Manteca Police motorcycle officer Mitch ...

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Good Samaritans help infant out of overturned vehicle

Good Samaritans helped free a young boy from an overturned vehicle and kept his mother safe Monday after their car was struck and overturned near ...

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Cushman plans online ‘town hall’

Manteca City Council candidate David Cushman will be hosting an online live video chat on Facebook, which will take place on Friday, July 29, beginning ...

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Prestige program engages seniors

With age comes the freedom of retirement, the joy of grandchildren and the wisdom gained from lifelong experiences. But, it can also come with the ...

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Fifth civil judge restored for SJ

San Joaquin Superior Court, Presiding Judge Jose L. Alva, and Assistant Presiding Judge Linda L. Lofthus have announce the reinstatement of a fifth judge, Elizabeth ...

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Wildfire shuts down Big Sur parks

BIG SUR  (AP) — California’s signature parks along the Big Sur coastline that draw thousands of daily visitors were closed Tuesday as one of the ...

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Pitching for twin Delta tunnels

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Representatives of California Gov. Jerry Brown and the Obama administration began making their pitch for approval Tuesday to build a pair of massive ...

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