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Ripon Police dealing with growing homeless problems

Ripon Police — just like their Manteca counterparts — are dealing with a rising number of calls involving homeless issues.

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Rina’s Run half marathon mark falls

 

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Huge cuts to food stamps

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s budget would drive millions of people off of food stamps, part of a new wave of spending cut proposals ...

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Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of ‘ultimate deal’

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump has cast the elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians as the “ultimate deal.” But he will step foot ...

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What will New Orleans do with the Confederate statues?

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Now that New Orleans has removed three prominent Confederate statues and a monument heralding white supremacy, what should it do with them?

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US refuses to add sailors’ names to Vietnam Memorial

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Pentagon has refused a long-standing request to add the names of 74 U.S. sailors who died in a 1969 ...

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Weston Ranch grad is Delta’s student speaker

STOCKTON — Originally known as “The Junior College of the College of the Pacific” in 1935, San Joaquin Delta College will hold its 82nd Annual Commencement ...

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‘Migrant Mother’ photographer’s images of oppressed resonate

OAKLAND (AP) — Dorothea Lange was driving by a pea pickers’ camp on the California coast when she stumbled across a weary mother and her many ...

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California Demo chair race angers ‘Berniecrats’

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Democratic activists loyal to the Sen. Bernie Sanders aren’t ready to give up after their favored candidate came tantalizingly close but fell ...

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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE  (AP) — A waste management authority on the south shore of Lake Tahoe has started offering homeowners loans to buy bear-proof garbage bins ...

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River Islands seeks to expand school to add 398 students

When Cambay Group got the blessing of the City of Lathrop in 2015 to build a school campus for what would eventually become the River ...

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Calla High School graduates Class of 2017

Ariana Gutierrez sings the praises of Calla High.

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Market & Music returns Tuesday to Library Park

The hottest — and coolest — place to be on Tuesday in Manteca is Library Park.

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TEENS SERIOUSLY INJURED

Two Manteca teens were seriously injured when they crashed their ‘90s Honda into the side of a Mountain Valley Express big rig.

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22 YEARS & COUNTING

Downtown Manteca is a good place to do business.

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Pepic sibling continues Buffalo tradition

As valedictorian for Manteca High’s Class of 2017, Lejla Pepic had some great resources for advice when putting together her graduation speech.

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Honoring Ken Hafer, the man who preserved Manteca’s roots

Saturday is filled with plenty to do in Manteca.

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MARKING THE SACRIFICE

Thursday  at about 7:30 a.m., Sal Reyes had students of his Weston Ranch High Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp ready to do their ...

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App helps sharpen city response

Is there graffiti in Manteca that needs removal? There’s an app for that.

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Rita’s Italian Ice opening in Manteca

When Bob Tanon first discovered Rita’s Italian Ice on a trip to Pennsylvania to visit family more than two decades ago, he fell in ...

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TRIBUTE REMEMBERS THE FALLEN

The price paid for our security and freedom is reflected in the faces and stories of California’s 750 fallen in the Global War on ...

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FREEWAYS AREN’T FREE

Manteca will need to spend at least $159 million from local sources to pay for three new interchanges, upgrades to three existing interchanges and to ...

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Garcha leads Lathrop High Class of 2017

The last time Navneet Garcha spoke in front of a large audience was her eighth-grade promotion exercises at Mossdale Elementary School.

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Body cameras may not give whole picture

Police body cameras may not tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

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Businessman hit with $2,500 fine

 A Lathrop businessman who has never shied away from politics is facing a $2,500 fine from the Fair Political Practices Commission for an unauthorized ...

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City Council: Conserving water now way of life

Never do it on a Monday.

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TALK ABOUT A WATER HAZARD

When Arron Heether arrives for work as the general manager of the Jack Tone Golf Course he’s used to seeing people hitting balls at ...

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TRUMP CARD: GOOD TASTE

There’s no crying over fat free chocolate milk in Manteca Unified schools.

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Sierra High freshman killed by train while bicycling across trestle

Austin Peterson, 15-year-old Sierra High freshman, was struck by an eastbound ACE commuter train about 6:30 p.m. Monday – just 10 feet from the ...

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Badial, Montross lead Sierra Class of 2017

Graduation for Sierra High’s Class of 2017 is 7 p.m. Thursday, May 25.

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Volunteers needed Thursday to place 7,000 crosses

Pastor Mike Dillman is asking for volunteers to turn out Thursday at 9 a.m. to help put in place 7,000 crosses as part ...

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DA vows faster review of officer involved shootings

Nothing — notes San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar — is swept under the rug when it comes to investigating a shooting involving a law ...

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SUMMER CAMP FUN

A free bike safety rodeo for kids is being staged Saturday, May 20, by the Manteca Police Department and Manteca Parks & Rec Recreation Department.

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Bigger crowd this year for garden tour

Smiling from ear to earth, Larry Haworth welcomed visitors to his home gardens. To some lucky guests, he handed a strip of six tickets for ...

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MURAL DEDICATION SATURDAY

Manteca’s Vietnam War mural is being dedicated Saturday at 11 a.m. at the corner of Yosemite Avenue and Main Street.

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Ripon reduces water use by 45.7% in April over 2013 level

The City of Ripon continues to post strong water conservation numbers.

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Teen killed by train while bicycling across trestle

Austin Peterson, 15-year-old Sierra High student, was struck by an eastbound ACE commuter train about 6:30 p.m. Monday – just 10 feet from the ...

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Handful of rich school-choice donors spend big in California

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Much of the funding for California’s pro-school choice groups and candidates comes from a handful of very wealthy donors, including the founders ...

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Nevada adds spans of 80 mph driving

FORTY MILE DESERT, Nev. (AP) — Of all the things you can do legally in Nevada but not most other places, driving 80 mph (129 kph ...

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Graduate, 14, youngest ever TCU campus

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A 14-year-old physics major has become the youngest person ever to graduate from Texas Christian University.

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A suicide at age 8? Very rare, but not inconceivable

NEW YORK (AP) — The death was startling even to the coroner: a boy only 8 years old apparently killing himself in his Cincinnati bedroom.

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Plan to curb panhandling is putting beggars to work

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Cleaning trash and landscaping public parks might not be glamorous work, but Derek Cote says it beats begging for change in a ...

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More states allow sunscreen at schools without doctor’s OK

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Susan Grenon makes sure her son is lathered with sunscreen before he leaves for school in the morning, but the fair-skinned ...

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Gov. Brown asks Trump’s help with high-speed train

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is seeking an unlikely ally in his bid to create a high-speed train line between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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California planning upgrade for driver’s licenses

SACRAMENTO (AP) — With a deadline looming, California is planning to spend more than $220 million to bring driver’s licenses and state identification cards up ...

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Ex-governor’s ambitions paved way to Oroville Dam crisis, records say

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Historical records reveal the late Gov. Pat Brown misled voters about the cost of building the nation’s tallest dam, ignored recommendations to ...

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Budget includes $15M to help Californians facing deportation

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has earmarked an extra $15 million in the California budget to expand legal defense services for people battling deportation, according ...

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Lathrop garbage rates may jump by 2.67 percent

Ratepayers across the City of Lathrop could see a slight increase in refuse collection fees if the Lathrop City Council gives its blessing next week.

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FAIRE WAY TO TEACH

Jacob DeRuyter and Emma McLarty reigned over Friday’s Medieval Faire at Nile Garden Elementary School.

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Growth’s tab for major new road work is $148 million

Manteca needs to spend $148 million on new roads, traffic signals and roundabouts to handle traffic that growth will generate over the next 20 years.

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