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Man killed in backyard near Manteca High campus

A predawn shooting Sunday morning in Central Manteca left one man dead and another injured.

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Baha’is plan to celebrate 200th anniversary of founder’s birth

Baha’is in Manteca and Stockton are celebrating the bicentenary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, the prophet/founder of the Baha’i Faith ...

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Nursing home teaches lessons on life

NEW YORK (AP) — In a classroom, an old man glides in pushing a walker, and none of the young faces turn. In the cafeteria, a ...

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An army of firefighters brave deadly, epic firestorm

SONOMA  (AP) — Santa Rosa firefighter Brandon Palmer has fought big blazes in his 20 years on the job, but the 81-hour shift he spent fighting ...

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Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was ...

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‘I’m intact,’ Tillerson says, brushing off Trump drama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday ducked, danced and sidestepped the question of whether he truly called President Donald Trump a “moron ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 7:30 p.m. | | ‘I’m intact,’ Tillerson says, brushing off Trump drama Comments 0 Comments

Las Vegas tourism sees changes in shooting aftermath

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas’ tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music ...

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Pulitzer Prize- winning poet, dies at age 96

BELMONT, Mass. (AP) — Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 7:14 p.m. | | Pulitzer Prize- winning poet,  dies at age 96 Comments 0 Comments

Residents seek normalcy fire ravaged Santa Rosa

SANTA ROSA  (AP) — At Willie Bird’s Restaurant near Santa Rosa’s downtown, life goes on amid the haze.

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 7:13 p.m. | | Residents seek normalcy fire ravaged Santa Rosa Comments 0 Comments

Tesla fires between 400 and 700 workers

FREMONT (AP) — Tesla Motors fired hundreds of workers after completing its annual performance reviews, even though the electric automaker is trying to ramp up production ...

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US, states struggle to pay spiraling cost of fighting fires

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — The long and brutal 2017 wildfire season is stressing the state and federal agencies that have to pay for the army of ground ...

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DeLeon challenge Sen. Feinstein

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California legislative leader announced Sunday he will challenge U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, setting up a 2018 contest between two Democrats ...

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Family dog emerges alive, happy

SANTA ROSA  (AP) — Jack Weaver and his brother-in-law Patrick Widen walked around police barricades, through a creek and up treacherous hilly roads to save Weaver ...

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More burning than wine country

REDWOOD VALLEY  (AP) — Mendocino County is 70 miles north of California’s fabled wine country of Napa and Sonoma counties, now under siege from wildfires ...

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Hopes and plans destroyed overnight by deadly wildfires

SONOMA  (AP) — It was just another Sunday night. Sure, the wind was kicking up, but for hundreds of thousands of people in California’s wine ...

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IS END OF INFERNO ION SIGHT?

SANTA ROSA,  (AP) — With the winds dying down, fire officials said Sunday they have apparently “turned a corner” against the wildfires that have devastated California ...

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CHALLENGE ACADEMY

A 17-year-old girl who was living on the street with her 23-year-old boyfriend is now on a path to succeed in life.

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Telethon key to Boys & Girls Club helping 1,800 youth

The Boys & Girls Club of Manteca-Lathrop has been relying on community support for 37 years to provide a safe haven for kids.

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Posted: oct. 14, 2017 1:17 a.m. | | Telethon key to Boys & Girls Club helping 1,800 youth Comments 0 Comments

Loretta: Welcoming face all the kids at club love

When you walk through the doors of the Boys and Girls Club in Manteca, you immediately feel at home.   That’s because Loretta Huerta is ...

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Bishop Blaire leading St. Anthony’s centennial celebration

There will be no 12:30 p.m. Spanish Mass on Sunday, Oct. 15, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca.

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Posted: oct. 14, 2017 1:16 a.m. | | Bishop Blaire leading St. Anthony’s centennial celebration Comments 0 Comments

Ripon starting yard waste pickup Sunday

The City of Ripon will soon be making the rounds to pick up the fall yard waste and brush.

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MANTECA IN JOB HUNT

Work is starting on a 286,072-square-foot spec building in Spreckels Park on a parcel that backs up to the Highway 99 northbound transition ramp ...

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Trains thru area could easily double

What’s coming down the tracks in the Manteca-Ripon-Lathrop area is addressed broadly in the Caltrans vision for California’s rail plan for the next ...

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Ripon Police chief nabs fleeing suspect

Ripon Police Chief Ed Ormonde got his man as one of two suspects fled into an almond orchard Wednesday morning after officers made a traffic ...

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Illegal flophouse costs merchants

Zaya Aziz is frustrated.

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Spellers in the Pink at Sip & Spell

The Pink Ladies took home the trophy at Thursday’s “Sip & Spell” — otherwise known as the adult Spelling Bee of the Great Valley Bookfest.

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Manteca Rec lunch with ‘The Count’ on Oct. 28

Manteca Parks and Recreation is hosting a Halloween doubleheader for kids and their parents,

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Comedy show, dinner helps Alzheimer’s research

Music was an important part of Georgiann Rose’s relationship with her mother after Alzheimer’s took her memory away.

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NATIONAL SEARCH FOR RESORT?

If Manteca doesn’t close a deal with one of the two waterpark resort operators that have been negotiating to locate on municipal land west ...

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 1:21 a.m. | | NATIONAL SEARCH FOR RESORT? Comments 0 Comments

CELEBRATING READING

Jose Lucio brings words to life.

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From calling in prep games to Super Bowls

Ron Agostini ended up covering four Super Bowls after starting his career in sports journalism as a teen by calling in high school football stories ...

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 1:20 a.m. | | From calling in prep games to Super Bowls Comments 0 Comments

Parking along D’Arcy Parkway before council

The no parking zones inside of the Crossroads industrial area generated concern amongst businesses and property owners who were affected by City of Lathrop’s ...

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Death toll hits 17, fires burn 2,000 plus homes

SANTA ROSA (AP) — The flames that raced across California wine country left little more than smoldering ashes and eye-stinging smoke in their wake. House after ...

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Posted: oct. 11, 2017 1:10 a.m. | | Death toll hits 17, fires burn 2,000 plus homes Comments 0 Comments

Developers target ‘squeeze’

Councilman Richard Silverman believes Manteca does not need another “squeezy.”

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Posted: oct. 11, 2017 12:47 a.m. | | Developers target ‘squeeze’ Comments 0 Comments

‘THE GRAND DAME’

I never had the pleasure of watching a movie in Manteca’s grand dame of entertainment that was known as the El Rey Theatre.

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RUSD honors quick thinking by staff

Quick response by staff members at Ripon Elementary School avoided a potential disaster.

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Stability boosts MUSD ability to secure strong bond ratings

Investors buying bonds such as the $63 million Manteca Unified is preparing to sell for improvements at 11 campuses rely on the advice of bond ...

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St. Anthony’s Father Ramirez passes away

Fr. Jairo Ramirez, a popular priest among the parishioners of the Hispanic community of St. Anthony’s Church in Manteca collapsed and died Saturday night ...

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10 DEAD, 1,500 HOMES BURN

SANTA ROSA  (AP) — Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through California wine country Monday, killing at least 10 people, injuring 100 with over 100 missing ...

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NEXT CHAPTER

Do you think you are a good speller?

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Manteca may adopt ‘right to privacy’ law

Plans to develop the Spreckels Sugar almond orchard 17 years ago brought howls of protest from residents in the adjacent Powers Tract neighborhood that is ...

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Adult School helps with career changes

Manteca Unified has a school that has neither a mascot nor parent-teacher conferences.

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$100 pumpkin found next to Perry & Sons’ office & scales

Courtney Settle found the second $100 pumpkin in the Bulletin’s Great Pumpkin Hunt.

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Ripon 911 car show attracts 140 entries

It was the donut and the cup of coffee on the dashboard of a restored Los Angeles Police car that drew attention to LA officer ...

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Posted: oct. 10, 2017 12:53 a.m. | | Ripon 911 car show attracts 140 entries Comments 0 Comments

Gusty winds pose threat for new fires

As nine wildfires burn throughout Northern California, the National Weather Service is warning Mother Nature is delivering a new threat — the return of gusty north ...

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Pickup slams into tree on North Main Street

Two people went to the hospital at about 3:20 a.m. Monday with serious injuries after their pickup truck crashed into a tree after ...

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In Weinstein’s downfall creates a moment of reckoning for Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) — If in a movie, Harvey Weinstein would probably cut the scenes of sexual harassment that have been described against him. They’re ...

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Senator Feinstein to seek re-election

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At 84, Sen. Dianne Feinstein is at an age when many Americans are deep into their retirement years. But the oldest member ...

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Group seeks to name Navy ship for Iwo Jima photographer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The iconic image of six Marines raising an American flag over Iwo Jima on Feb. 23, 1945, is recognized around the world ...

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State regulators reject new lethal injection method

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — California regulators for the second time Monday rejected a proposed new method of carrying out the death penalty by lethal injection, another move ...

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