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Another warehouse for Spreckels

One of the three remaining undeveloped parcels in the 360-acre Spreckels Park project may soon have a 285,215-square-foot building for industrial uses.

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NEXT MILESTONE

Some 107 years after South County residents embraced the then bold move to form the South San Joaquin Irrigation District, secure what are now senior ...

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Posted: jun. 25, 2016 1:14 a.m. | | NEXT MILESTONE Comments 0 Comments

Cabral: He went the extra mile for customers

Bill Cabral — a man who parlayed a trust in people, an outgoing personality, and a work ethic second to none to found Cabral Motors in ...

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Posted: jun. 25, 2016 1:13 a.m. | | Cabral: He went the extra mile for customers Comments 0 Comments

Citizen wants ability to hear police channel

Is it really in the public’s best interest to have police dispatch calls unencrypted so anybody can hear them?

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Ripon budget: Funds for teachers’ raises

The Ripon Unified school board will meet Monday in part to pass the proposed budget for the 2016-17 school year.

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Posted: jun. 25, 2016 1:12 a.m. | | Ripon budget: Funds for teachers’ raises Comments 0 Comments

A Night of Hope focus on helping homeless

A Night of Hope is coming to Manteca.

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NGLL Braves squander scoring chances in loss

Missed opportunities.

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Restroom security working

There was a time when a parent could take their child to the Library Park playground during the day and if he or she needed ...

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Posted: jun. 24, 2016 12:43 a.m. | | Restroom security working Comments 0 Comments

Despair? Not on their watch

Hope springs eternal.

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Learning takes flight during summer

Harshawn Singh and Nikolaus Heinen are thankful for the Science Technology Engineering Mathematic Summer Camp of the Manteca Unified School District.

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Board tiff over deputy promotion

It wasn’t that anybody on the Manteca Unified Board of Education had anything against Roger Goatcher.

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Sunset possible for WR Mello-Ross tax

The news seemed good on the surface for Weston Ranch residents that are fed up with what they believe has been the turning of their ...

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Posted: jun. 24, 2016 12:41 a.m. | | Sunset possible for WR Mello-Ross tax Comments 0 Comments

From homeless to success

Jeff Zellner is living the American Dream.

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 12:48 a.m. | | From homeless to success Comments 0 Comments

CHECK IT OUT

Manteca’s library has a whopping 91,000 books in circulation, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg of what it provides.

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 12:48 a.m. | | CHECK IT OUT Comments 0 Comments

They were the fabric & soul of Manteca

There have been countless folks in Manteca who have touched my life and those of others in Manteca who are no longer with us.

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 12:46 a.m. | | They were the fabric & soul of Manteca Comments 0 Comments

Patti now leads for 2nd ballot spot

Stockton businessman Tom Patti is now leading Stockton City Councilman Elbert Holman Jr. in a bid to secure the second spot in the Nov. 8 ...

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Charges in sexual abuse of 6-year-old

A 44-year-old Manteca man was jailed Tuesday night on charges of molesting a 6-year-old girl in a day care center in the 100 block of ...

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Do as we say not as we do department

Perhaps the entire City of Manteca staff didn’t get the memo about a drought being on and it being against the rules for anyone ...

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Posted: jun. 22, 2016 12:55 a.m. | | Do as we say not as we do department Comments 0 Comments

Ripon plans to restrict drones

 Ripon is close to drafting an ordinance on regulating drones.

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FLOOD OF NEW HOMES

For the first time since the 1980s when explosive housing development led to Manteca imposing the first growth cap in the Northern San Joaquin Valley ...

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EU High grad new city manager

Elena Reyes — the current Senior Deputy San Joaquin County Administrator in charge of economic promotion and development — is Manteca’s new city manager.

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Posted: jun. 22, 2016 12:50 a.m. | | EU High grad new city manager Comments 0 Comments

Manteca Unified adding volleyball teams for boys

The Manteca Unified Board of Education added boys’ volleyball to the list of available options for junior high school student several years ago.

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Big cut coming for Lathrop Mello-Roos

The homeowner in Lathrop that pays the maximum amount of Mello-Roos fees to Manteca Unified could end up paying $500-a-year less next year once the ...

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Posted: jun. 22, 2016 12:49 a.m. | | Big cut coming for Lathrop Mello-Roos Comments 0 Comments

Going from eating Pop Tarts to protein shakes

I’m not a very good cook.

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Lake Tahoe Relay: A race like no other

Editor’s note: Joshua Spooner is a Sierra High graduate and incoming junior on the St. Mary’s College NCAA Division 1 cross country team.

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Posted: jun. 21, 2016 12:15 a.m. | | Lake Tahoe Relay: A race like no other Comments 0 Comments

Green to yellow to brown

If you drive down a Manteca street  you will be hard pressed not to find a lawn that is yellowing, brown, or dead.

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Posted: jun. 21, 2016 12:07 a.m. | | Green to yellow to brown Comments 0 Comments

40,000 BACON LOVERS

Cruz Reyes brought home the bacon.

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Couple seeking info on abuser of dog

When Mel Tucker went outside and saw a dog that had been beaten, tortured and abandoned, he wasn’t a very happy person.

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Posted: jun. 21, 2016 12:06 a.m. | | Couple seeking info on abuser of dog Comments 0 Comments

Man shot in chest on Locust

A 23-year-old man survived being shot in the chest Sunday night on Locust Avenue.

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Mello-Roos workshop today for school projects

It has become somewhat of a hot issue when it comes to funding projects throughout Manteca Unified.

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Ripon eyes new standards for front yard landscaping

Mark Winchell once had a front yard that was predominately sod.

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High hits 118 degrees in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — People across the Southwest were preparing Monday for another threat of triple-digit temperatures that left two dead over the weekend.

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FBI releasing gunman, police conversations

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Federal investigators promised to provide more insight as to what was happening inside the Pulse nightclub after a gunman started a deadly ...

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2M kids get concussions from sports, play

CHICAGO (AP) — As many as 2 million concussions from sports or play activities occur in U.S. children and teens each year and many receive ...

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Climate change ‘damaging’ national parks

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that climate change is already damaging America’s national parks, with rising temperatures causing Yosemite ...

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Warship trades peed for firepower, armor

BATH, Maine (AP) — The Navy spent hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to fulfill its need for speed with a new class of fast and ...

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Mateen investigation moving forward

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Sunday that the FBI will release a partial transcript of the conversations between the gunman ...

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Trump: US should consider profiling Muslims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the United States should “seriously” consider profiling Muslims inside the country as a terrorism-fighting tool, the latest example ...

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Fire scares Los Angeles as larger blazes burn across West

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A brush fire that broke out Sunday near downtown Los Angeles threatened a densely populated, hilly neighborhood along a freeway as sizzling ...

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Posted: jun. 19, 2016 7:18 p.m. | | Fire scares Los Angeles as larger blazes burn across West Comments 0 Comments

The word ‘Mexican’ as a slur

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump referred to a U.S.-born federal judge as a “Mexican” and saw a backlash, even ...

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Small plane crashes BART train tracks

HAYWARD  (AP) — A small plane crashed on commuter train tracks in the San Francisco Bay Area, killing the pilot and disrupting train service.

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Fire burns 6 buildings, displaces 40 people in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fire that burned six buildings and displaced 40 people on the edge of San Francisco’s Mission District has been contained.

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Business group sues to block Islamic center in Costa Mesa

COSTA MESA  (AP) — A business owners association has sued to block an Islamic group from opening a center at an Orange County business park near ...

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Homeless man charged in fire deaths is illegal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man charged with setting a fire that killed five people at a vacant Los Angeles building was in the country ...

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Soda tax: Better than fabled 7 Cities of Gold

One serving has 602 calories. There are 10 grams of saturated fats, no healthy fats, 90 milligrams of cholesterol, 1,182 milligrams of sodium (just ...

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WILL IT STAY DRY?

Next Wednesday with its forecast of a high of 100 degrees in Manteca would be an ideal day for moms to take their kids to ...

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MANTECA MOSQUE WORSHIPPERS

There are more than 1.7 billion Muslim people in the world today.

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Posted: jun. 18, 2016 1:23 a.m. | | MANTECA MOSQUE WORSHIPPERS Comments 0 Comments

Pointing out the lure of archery

STOCKTON – The California Central Valley Archery Academy is right at home with the San Joaquin County Fair.

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Posted: jun. 18, 2016 1:19 a.m. | | Pointing out the lure of archery Comments 0 Comments

Manteca’s police chief is retiring

Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion is retiring.

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Posted: jun. 18, 2016 1:18 a.m. | | Manteca’s police chief is retiring Comments 0 Comments

Ripon entrepreneur cooks with Guy Fieri

Diane Quaresma had knocked on SaveMart Supermarkets’ proverbial door several times in hopes of getting their buyers to consider her product, Almondée, an all-natural ...

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