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CAR 54 WHERE ARE YOU?

There’s an international twist to today’s 26th annual Menlo Park and Ripon Police Emergency Vehicle show and Police Recruitment Fair taking place at ...

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Wail of dozens of police sirens & toilet flushing

One of the most unique car shows in the 209 takes place today from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Ripon ...

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Posted: oct. 01, 2016 1:11 a.m. | | Wail of dozens of police sirens & toilet flushing Comments 0 Comments

6,000 more students by 2020?

Conditions exist that could increase Manteca Unified enrollment by 25 percent to top 30,000 students by 2020.

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Posted: oct. 01, 2016 1:10 a.m. | | 6,000 more students by 2020? Comments 0 Comments

Macias no stranger to high profile foe of Flying J plans

While Lathrop mayoral candidate Steve Macias lists his occupation as a business owner on the upcoming November general election ballot, he cut his teeth lobbying ...

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Posted: oct. 01, 2016 1:10 a.m. | | Macias no stranger to high profile foe of Flying J plans Comments 0 Comments

HAVING A BALL

What is orange, round and 10 feet in diameter that can get a 60-year-old farmer that’s 6-foot-2 and 205 pounds and arguably the biggest ...

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Posted: sep. 30, 2016 12:49 a.m. | | HAVING A BALL Comments 0 Comments

Singh leads pack raising $41K so far

Gary Singh is the biggest benefactor of campaign donations — $41,126 — so far in the Nov. 8 Manteca City Council race.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2016 12:49 a.m. | | Singh leads pack raising $41K so far Comments 0 Comments

Beloved Ripon High JROTC leader dies

Beloved by his students in the Ripon High School JROTC, Lt.Col Patrick Dunn passed away quietly Wednesday afternoon with his family members by his ...

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Posted: sep. 30, 2016 12:48 a.m. | | Beloved Ripon High JROTC leader dies Comments 0 Comments

ONCE CALLED A HOAX

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney is trying to avoid a life prison sentence with a plea bargain in a kidnapping so elaborate and ...

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$389M spent so far on measures

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Supporters and opponents of California’s 17 November ballot measures have raised nearly $390 million six weeks before the election, putting the state ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2016 8:47 p.m. | | $389M spent so far on measures Comments 0 Comments

Brown approves gender-neutral status for single occupant restrooms

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown waded further into the national debate over transgender rights Thursday as he signed a bill requiring that all single-stall toilets ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2016 8:47 p.m. | | Brown approves gender-neutral status for single occupant restrooms Comments 0 Comments

Parks close Halloween ride amid charges of stereotyping

SANTA CLARA  (AP) — More than 3,000 people have signed a petition asking Knott’s Berry Farm to reopen a Halloween horror attraction that was ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2016 8:46 p.m. | | Parks close Halloween ride  amid charges of stereotyping Comments 0 Comments

Ripon council chambers getting new AV system

The City of Ripon will soon upgrade the audio-visual system in the Council Chambers.

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Posted: sep. 29, 2016 1:12 a.m. | | Ripon council chambers getting new AV system Comments 0 Comments

Home fire loss pegged at $475,000

A fire caused $475,000 in losses to a home and its contents in the 1500 block of Sierra Creek Drive just west of Joshua ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2016 1:12 a.m. | | Home fire loss pegged at $475,000 Comments 0 Comments

Ripon emergency vehicle show on Saturday

The Ripon Police and Menlo Park Police 26th Annual Emergency Vehicle Show  is this  Saturday, Oct. 1.

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Posted: sep. 29, 2016 1:12 a.m. | | Ripon emergency vehicle show on Saturday Comments 0 Comments

$10.89 A MONTH GARBAGE HIKE

Manteca’s 12-year run without a rate hike for garbage collection is about to come to an end.

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Posted: sep. 29, 2016 1:08 a.m. | | $10.89 A MONTH GARBAGE HIKE Comments 0 Comments

ACORN LEAGUE SPROUTS

Big things are growing from the new Acorn League.

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Posted: sep. 29, 2016 1:07 a.m. | | ACORN LEAGUE SPROUTS Comments 0 Comments

Veto: Congress rebukes Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a resounding rebuke, Democrats joined with Republicans Wednesday to hand Barack Obama the first veto override of his presidency, voting overwhelmingly to ...

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Authorities: School shooter killed father before rampage

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 9:51 p.m. | | Authorities: School shooter  killed father before rampage Comments 0 Comments

Despite harsh reviews, Trump resists new debate approach

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Unmoved by harsh debate reviews, a defiant Donald Trump renewed his attacks against a former Miss Universe winner on Wednesday, showing ...

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Congress Oks stopgap spendingbill, $1.1 billion to fight Zika

WASHINGTON (AP) — Averting an election-year crisis, Congress late Wednesday sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep the government operating through Dec. 9 and provide ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 9:51 p.m. | | Congress Oks stopgap spendingbill, $1.1 billion to fight Zika Comments 0 Comments

Man rescued at sea was suspected in grandfather’s slaying

BOSTON (AP) — A 22-year-old man rescued from a life raft after a fishing trip that left his mother missing and presumed dead had been a ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 9:50 p.m. | | Man rescued at sea was  suspected in grandfather’s  slaying Comments 0 Comments

HP promises fix for printer software that barred outside ink cartridges

SAN JOSE  (AP) — HP Inc. has apologized to customers for a software update that made some of its printers stop working with ink cartridges from ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 9:14 p.m. | | HP promises  fix for printer software that barred outside ink cartridges Comments 0 Comments

Apple partnering with Deloitte in business pitch

CUPERTINO  (AP) — Apple is extending its push into selling business technology by forging a partnership with the Deloitte consulting firm to advise companies on using ...

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Wells Fargo CEO to face House with better defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wells Fargo’s CEO, newly stripped of tens of millions in compensation in a scandal over sales practices, will face lawmakers with more ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 9:14 p.m. | | Wells Fargo CEO to face  House with better defense Comments 0 Comments

California suspends some of its Wells Fargo business

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — California’s treasurer said Wednesday that he’s suspending some of the state’s most profitable lines of business with Wells Fargo amid ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 9:13 p.m. | | California suspends some  of its Wells Fargo business Comments 0 Comments

Soda-tax battle bubbles up in the SF Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 9:00 p.m. | | Soda-tax battle bubbles up in the SF Bay Area Comments 0 Comments

El Cajon ifficer guns down refugee in ‘shooting stance’

EL CAJON  (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a Ugandan refugee who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a “shooting stance ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 9:00 p.m. | | El Cajon ifficer guns down refugee in ‘shooting stance’ Comments 0 Comments

Gun owners expect to fail in blocking new California laws

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The leader of a gun owners’ group said Wednesday that he expects to fall short of forcing a statewide vote to overturn ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 8:59 p.m. | | Gun owners expect to fail in blocking new California laws Comments 0 Comments

Some evacuation orders lifted in California wildfire areas

MORGAN HILL  (AP) — Some evacuations were lifted Wednesday as firefighters, aided by cooler weather, held back the progress of a wildfire burning through bone-dry brush ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 8:59 p.m. | | Some evacuation orders lifted in California wildfire areas Comments 0 Comments

MUSIC, ART, DRAMA & MORE

The Creative Arts Zone has become a reality for students young and old wanting to grow their talents.

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 12:55 a.m. | | MUSIC, ART, DRAMA & MORE Comments 0 Comments

Rina’s Run rally this Saturday

A Rina’s Run rally is set for Saturday morning.

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Vandalism of political signs soar in Lathrop

The election is still more than a month away but things have gotten destructive for candidates that are finding out how far people who don ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 12:54 a.m. | | Vandalism of political signs soar in Lathrop Comments 0 Comments

Truck stop owner ordered to pay $96K in legal bills

The Lathrop businessman who sued the city over the one-cent sales tax increase passed by voters in November of 2012 will have to pay $2 ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 12:54 a.m. | | Truck stop owner ordered to pay $96K in legal bills Comments 0 Comments

tale of 2 websites

The $57,500 question: Does Manteca need to revamp its new website?

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 12:49 a.m. | | tale of 2 websites Comments 0 Comments

As Clinton cheers, Donald Trump digs in

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A defensive Donald Trump gave Hillary Clinton plenty of fresh material for the next phase of her presidential campaign on Tuesday ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 9:58 p.m. | | As Clinton cheers, Donald Trump digs in Comments 0 Comments

Debate reaches 84 million viewers, toppling record

NEW YORK (AP) — The showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was the most-watched presidential debate ever, with 84 million viewers.

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 9:58 p.m. | | Debate reaches 84 million viewers, toppling record Comments 0 Comments

A Miss Universe insulted by Trump steps up for Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alicia Machado says that when she gained weight after being crowned Miss Universe for 1996, Donald Trump labeled her with a sexist nickname ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 9:57 p.m. | | A Miss Universe insulted  by Trump steps up for Clinton Comments 0 Comments

Baby born with DNA from 3 people from new technique

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people — the mother, the ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 9:57 p.m. | | Baby born with DNA from  3 people from new technique Comments 0 Comments

Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying to Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — On a personal quest to settle Mars, SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to the ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 9:57 p.m. | | Elon Musk envisions 1,000  passenger  ships flying   to Mars Comments 0 Comments

Wells Fargo claws back part of CEO salary

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wells Fargo says CEO John Stumpf and the executive who ran the bank’s retail banking division will forfeit tens of millions ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 9:39 p.m. | | Wells Fargo claws back part of CEO salary Comments 0 Comments

Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo

SUNNYVALE  (AP) — As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo’s massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 9:39 p.m. | | Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo Comments 0 Comments

Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech’s potential

RENO (AP) — Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 9:39 p.m. | | Disabled man gets license,  shows driverless tech’s potential Comments 0 Comments

Unhappy Target customers send strong message on CVS pill bottles

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime customers of Target’s pharmacies are finding a change in pill bottle design hard to swallow.

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 9:38 p.m. | | Unhappy Target  customers send  strong message on CVS pill bottles Comments 0 Comments

Heat wave intensifies wildfires

MORGAN HILL  (AP) — A grass fire along a Northern California highway spread to parched trees, and flying embers landed on nearby homes, setting at least ...

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Blige, Clinton interview clips face ridicule

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pair of clips teasing Mary J. Blige’s interview with Hillary Clinton on her upcoming Apple Music show “The 411” isn ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 8:04 p.m. | | Blige, Clinton interview clips  face ridicule Comments 0 Comments

2 motorcyclists mourned after fatal crashes

SANTA ROSA  (AP) — Organizers of a motorcycle event in California offered condolences Tuesday to the families of two rising young riders who died from crashes ...

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Police shoot, wound man in San Diego area; protesters gathering

EL CAJON . (AP) — Police shot and wounded a man they said was acting erratically in a San Diego suburb on Tuesday, drawing an angry cluster ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 8:04 p.m. | | Police shoot, wound  man in San Diego area;  protesters gathering Comments 0 Comments

Man gets 50 years to life for killing teens in desert bunker

VICTORVILLE  (AP) — A man who helped shoot a teenage couple in an abandoned Air Force bunker in the Mojave Desert was sentenced Tuesday to 50 ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 8:03 p.m. | | Man gets 50 years to life for  killing teens in desert bunker Comments 0 Comments

Woman struck by drone at party sues USC fraternity chapter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman is suing a University of Southern California fraternity because a drone fell on her head while it was photographing a ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 8:03 p.m. | | Woman struck by drone at party sues USC fraternity chapter Comments 0 Comments

Brown vetoes in-person jail visitation mandate by state

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have required counties to offer in-person visitation for jail inmates.

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