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MRPS HOLY GHOST CELEBRATION

At the end of the day, it’s all about faith.

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Posted: jun. 24, 2017 12:30 a.m. | | MRPS HOLY GHOST CELEBRATION Comments 0 Comments

Status report Monday on Colony Oak project

An update on the reconstruction of Colony Oak Elementary School is scheduled to take place at Monday’s Ripon Unified school board meeting.

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Posted: jun. 24, 2017 12:30 a.m. | | Status report Monday on Colony Oak project Comments 0 Comments

She’s living proof there’s hope

If you wonder how the homeless try to stay cool on a 100-degree day, just ask Michelle Whittaker.

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Posted: jun. 24, 2017 12:26 a.m. | | She’s living proof there’s hope Comments 0 Comments

Petco plans Manteca location

Manteca is getting a third store devoted exclusively to pets.

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Posted: jun. 24, 2017 12:25 a.m. | | Petco plans Manteca location Comments 0 Comments

152 DEGREES & BAKING

“It’s going to be hot” they said.

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Posted: jun. 23, 2017 12:48 a.m. | | 152 DEGREES & BAKING Comments 0 Comments

Illegal dumping: Ripon looks at vehicle impound

Those who get busted for illegal dumping in the City of Ripon could face stiff fines along with having their vehicle impounded.

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Posted: jun. 23, 2017 12:46 a.m. | | Illegal dumping: Ripon looks at vehicle impound Comments 0 Comments

MANTECA SKATES BY

People flock to skate parks in Ripon and Lathrop.

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Posted: jun. 23, 2017 12:41 a.m. | | MANTECA SKATES BY Comments 0 Comments

Puppets help string youth along in learning

Veteran educator Barbara Pinto-Choate is employing puppetry to get kids hooked on learning.

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Posted: jun. 23, 2017 12:40 a.m. | | Puppets help string youth along in learning Comments 0 Comments

Measure C sales tax receipts soar to $2.9M

Estimates prior to the 2014 election predicted that Lathrop could end up taking in an extra $2 million annually if voters were to approve a ...

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Posted: jun. 23, 2017 12:38 a.m. | | Measure C sales tax  receipts soar to $2.9M Comments 0 Comments

Less manpower, longer response

Manteca Police — despite having two less officers than in 2011 when the city had 7,000 fewer residents and 5,000 less calls for service ...

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GET READY FOR 111

Today could be one for the record books.

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Delta Charter picks up 177 students from within Manteca USD

Delta Charter Schools based in the Tracy area last school year had 177 students that reside within the Manteca Unified School enrolled either in their ...

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Posted: jun. 22, 2017 1:23 a.m. | | Delta Charter picks up 177 students from within Manteca USD Comments 0 Comments

Ripon Police plans illegal fireworks crackdown for 4th

The Ripon Police Department will be out in force, looking out for those using illegal fireworks as the Fourth of July nears.

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Posted: jun. 22, 2017 1:23 a.m. | | Ripon Police plans illegal fireworks crackdown for 4th Comments 0 Comments

Woodward 3rd grader places 2nd at Braille Challenge

Walter Woodward Elementary School third grader Miles Lima took second at the Braille Challenge at the University of Southern California.

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Posted: jun. 22, 2017 1:12 a.m. | | Woodward 3rd grader places 2nd at Braille Challenge Comments 0 Comments

Info meeting Sunday part of effort to form an orchestra

“Vivace” – music in a brisk and spirited manner – is the focal point of a choir and instrumental ensemble being created by veteran educator Barbara Pinto-Choate.

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Posted: jun. 22, 2017 1:12 a.m. | | Info meeting Sunday part of effort to form an orchestra Comments 0 Comments

District says it doesn’t sell student information

Is the Manteca Unified School District in the business of selling student information for profit?

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Posted: jun. 22, 2017 1:11 a.m. | | District says it doesn’t sell student information Comments 0 Comments

3 FIRES, SAME PLACE

The Manteca Fire Department plans to institute legal steps that could lead to razing a vacant downtown building that caught on fire for the third ...

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Posted: jun. 21, 2017 12:50 a.m. | | 3 FIRES, SAME PLACE Comments 0 Comments

Longer trucks coming to Lathrop Road?

In the end, there wasn’t much for the Lathrop City Council to discuss when it came to whether to award the contract for the ...

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Posted: jun. 21, 2017 12:49 a.m. | | Longer trucks coming to Lathrop Road? Comments 1 Comment

Traffic stop yields explosive devices

What started out as a routine traffic stop for expired registration ended up requiring the San Joaquin County Metropolitan Bomb Squad.

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BONUS BUCKS DELIVER

Bonus bucks — the money paid by developers to assure sewer capacity certainty over multiple years — is being tapped to support Manteca’s efforts to address ...

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Vitality Bowl opening in Manteca

Some people argue Manteca doesn’t have the healthy dining options of communities such as Pleasanton, Cupertino, Palo Alto, Pleasant Hill, Dublin, Livermore, Lafayette, Walnut ...

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Posted: jun. 21, 2017 12:40 a.m. | | Vitality Bowl opening in Manteca Comments 0 Comments

Ripon bans defecating, urination in public places

The City of Ripon now has a law in place that prohibits urinating and defecating in public places.

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Posted: jun. 21, 2017 12:39 a.m. | | Ripon bans defecating, urination in public places Comments 0 Comments

O’s SINK MARLINS

The Spreckels Park Orioles scored in every inning but one Tuesday in the District 67 Minors Tournament of Champions quarterfinal and held the Manteca Marlins ...

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The G League replacing the NBA’s D-League

The Associated Press

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dd’s Discounts store opening on Saturday in Manteca

Manteca’s newest retailer — dd’s Discounts — is opening Saturday, June 24, in the Stadium Retail Center anchored by Kohl’s in space once occupied ...

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Posted: jun. 20, 2017 1:28 a.m. | | dd’s Discounts store opening on Saturday in Manteca Comments 0 Comments

HEAT WAVE CANCELS MARKET

What is turning into a record heat wave has prompted the Manteca Chamber of Commerce to cancel the weekly farmers market at Library Park that ...

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Posted: jun. 20, 2017 1:28 a.m. | | HEAT WAVE CANCELS MARKET Comments 0 Comments

HELP ‘NAIL ‘EM’

Two additional Manteca Police in plainclothes will hit the streets starting Friday, July 1, armed with smart phones allowing them to move around Manteca essentially ...

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2,781 homes lose power; Flex Alert in effect

Nearly 2,800 homes were without power — many for as long as six hours — as Manteca was slammed with a heat wave of triple digit ...

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Posted: jun. 20, 2017 1:27 a.m. | | 2,781 homes lose power; Flex Alert in effect Comments 0 Comments

Adult camper survives being swept away in Stanislaus River at Caswell Park

An adult male camper at Caswell State Memorial Park trying to go after a wayward ball that went in the Stanislaus River got swept down ...

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Posted: jun. 20, 2017 1:26 a.m. | | Adult camper survives being swept away in Stanislaus River at Caswell Park Comments 0 Comments

Teachers & district reach possible 3-year contract deal

The Manteca Unified School District and the Manteca Educators Association have reached a tentative agreement for a multi-year contract that would prevent the possibility of ...

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Posted: jun. 20, 2017 1:26 a.m. | | Teachers & district reach possible 3-year contract deal Comments 0 Comments

Lathrop celebrating incorporation with festivities on July 1

The City of Lathrop and the Lathrop Parks & Recreation Department are staging the city’s annual celebration of incorporation on Saturday, July 1, at the ...

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Farm workers, activists march on Ben & Jerry’s

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday to a Ben & Jerry’s factory to push for better pay and living ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2017 9:45 p.m. | | Farm workers, activists  march on Ben & Jerry’s Comments 0 Comments

Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing many casualties

LONDON (AP) — A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, police said.

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Posted: jun. 18, 2017 9:44 p.m. | | Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing many casualties Comments 0 Comments

Woman who stormed stage during ‘Julius Caesar’ arrested

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” with a Trump-like character who is assassinated had a boisterous new scene this ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2017 9:18 p.m. | | Woman who stormed stage during ‘Julius  Caesar’ arrested Comments 0 Comments

3 arrested in double-slaying of teenagers

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Three people have been charged with killing two Maryland teens who were found dead the night before their high school graduation, and ...

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Several sailors’ bodies found on stricken Navy destroyer

YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) — Navy divers found a number of sailors’ bodies Sunday aboard the stricken USS Fitzgerald that collided with a container ship in the ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2017 9:17 p.m. | | Several sailors’ bodies found  on stricken Navy destroyer Comments 0 Comments

US shoots down Syrian aircraft for first time

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military on Sunday shot down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet that bombed local forces aligned with the Americans in ...

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Trump attorney says president not under federal investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the president’s outside legal team said Sunday that Donald Trump is not under federal investigation, days after Trump appeared ...

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No retirement talk from Feinstein, oldest Senator

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation’s oldest U.S. senator looks like she’s sticking around.

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With budget done, lawmakers turn to other issues

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After approving a $125 billion budget last week, California lawmakers are turning their attention to other matters for the last three months ...

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SF Bay Bridge partially closed after driver shot

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The lower deck of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was shut down for hours after officers shot and wounded a motorist who ...

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NorCal mom attacked child in exorcism try

FERNDALE  (AP) — A Northern California woman was in custody Sunday on suspicion of beating, biting and choking her 11-year-old daughter in an attempt to perform ...

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Tourists descend as temperatures climb toward 120 in Death Valley

DEATH VALLEY (AP) — Desert dwellers in the western U.S. see temperatures topping 120 degrees as a reason to hunker down indoors and turn up ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2017 6:16 p.m. | | Tourists descend as temperatures climb toward 120 in Death Valley Comments 0 Comments

WILL THEY SPEND THE MONEY?

Street work — repairs, extensions, corridor studies, and safety improvements — are driving Manteca’s capital improvement plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 to the ...

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Posted: jun. 17, 2017 1:12 a.m. | | WILL THEY SPEND THE MONEY? Comments 0 Comments

Up next: 5 more schools

The timing of the next wave of Measure G school modernization projects depends on money.

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Auto parts manufacturer plans Lathrop plant, 100 jobs

A South Korean company – Simwon America Corp. – has selected Lathrop as the location for its first manufacturing plant in the United States.

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Posted: jun. 17, 2017 1:11 a.m. | | Auto parts manufacturer plans Lathrop plant, 100 jobs Comments 0 Comments

Board looking at Ripon ag program

The Ripon Unified school board meeting will take place Monday in the Ripon High School library.

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Posted: jun. 17, 2017 1:11 a.m. | | Board looking at Ripon ag program Comments 0 Comments

Guy shopping for women’s gifts made a lot easier

Gift giving can be easy and painless with the right plan of attack.

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Posted: jun. 17, 2017 1:11 a.m. | | Guy shopping for women’s gifts made a lot easier Comments 0 Comments

Defense saves South team

STOCKTON — Ripon’s Andrew Durrer saved the best for last.

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Supervisor Tom Patti hosts Tuesday meeting

Newly elected San Joaquin County Board of Supervisor, Tom Patti, will host a community meeting on Tuesday, June 20, at City Hall located at 390 ...

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