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Pool builders group argues against water conservation

If during a future drought water supply conditions got so precarious your city insisted that you not flush your toilet every time you urinate or ...

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Posted: oct. 19, 2017 1:45 a.m. | | Pool builders group argues against water conservation Comments 0 Comments

‘Suit-mail’ is driving price of new housing up in California

Why is housing so expensive in California as well as the cost of doing business?

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Posted: oct. 18, 2017 12:42 a.m. | | ‘Suit-mail’ is driving price of new housing up in California Comments 0 Comments

Happy Pet Owners is a worthy cause to support

There are, if you will, the “cat ladies” of Manteca-Lathrop.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 1:39 a.m. | | Happy Pet Owners is a worthy cause to support Comments 0 Comments

Scouts take note of differences & equal opportunity

Boys and girls are different.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 1:39 a.m. | | Scouts take note of differences & equal opportunity Comments 0 Comments

Ripon is almost done with parking lot work

The Stockton Avenue parking lot just reopened.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 1:52 a.m. | | Ripon is almost done with parking lot work Comments 0 Comments

Typical new home buyer paying $3,880 for open space

Buy a typical new home in Manteca and you’ll be paying at least  $3,880 for preserving open space.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 1:51 a.m. | | Typical new home buyer paying $3,880 for open space Comments 0 Comments

Car show raises $6,700 for food bank

He thought she wanted a classic Jaguar sedan.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 1:50 a.m. | | Car show raises $6,700 for food bank Comments 0 Comments

PREPARING FOR WORST

As part of ongoing disaster preparedness drills on Thursday at 3:19 p.m. the city will pretend that an “earthquake” will cause the collapse ...

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 1:49 a.m. | | PREPARING FOR WORST Comments 0 Comments

Uncle, can you spare $30M?

Manteca wants to break ground on two freeway interchange projects along the 120 Bypass in the next two years.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 1:48 a.m. | | Uncle, can you spare $30M? Comments 0 Comments

Twin Tunnels key to keeping LA humming at others’ expense

The Twin Tunnels aren’t really about water.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 1:46 a.m. | | Twin Tunnels key to keeping LA humming at others’ expense Comments 0 Comments

Marijuana itself not an ideal anxiety treatment option

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am hoping you can weigh in on the use of cannibidiol (hemp-derived) for managing anxiety. My son has diagnoses of major ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 7:15 p.m. | | Marijuana itself not an ideal anxiety treatment option Comments 0 Comments

Bored? That’s your problem and not the government’s

You’ve heard the whine: “There’s nothing to do in Manteca.”

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Posted: oct. 14, 2017 1:26 a.m. | | Bored? That’s your problem and not the government’s Comments 0 Comments

Don’t blame wildfires on climate change

Climate change means we will have more and more destructive wildfires.

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Posted: oct. 13, 2017 1:36 a.m. | | Don’t blame wildfires on climate change Comments 0 Comments

An entire neighborhood gone overnight?

When I first heard about there being a fire raging through Wine Country, my initial thought was some high-end wineries were in danger of losing ...

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Posted: oct. 13, 2017 1:07 a.m. | | An entire neighborhood gone overnight?  Comments 0 Comments

An illegal minor, abortion, & our dysfunctional immigration enforcement

How bizarre is political discourse in America today?

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 1:39 a.m. | | An illegal minor, abortion, & our  dysfunctional immigration  enforcement Comments 0 Comments

Vote to overturn the gas tax

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 1:39 a.m. | | Vote to overturn the gas tax Comments 0 Comments

Memories of the El Rey Theatre

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 1:39 a.m. | | Memories of the El Rey Theatre Comments 0 Comments

Perhaps they’re trying for the dead letter office look

Dead grass. Empty planter boxes.

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Posted: oct. 11, 2017 1:10 a.m. | | Perhaps they’re trying for the dead letter office look Comments 0 Comments

Perhaps Page should ‘Google’ social host laws

Google, Facebook, et al say they are just conduits — much like the proverbial public square — so that they can’t be held legally responsible for ...

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Posted: oct. 11, 2017 1:10 a.m. | | Perhaps Page  should ‘Google’  social host laws Comments 0 Comments

Time for a NorCal tax revolt

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Posted: oct. 10, 2017 12:52 a.m. | | Time for a NorCal tax revolt Comments 0 Comments

My George of the Jungle hike routine

Falling into a tree is one of those things I’m placing on a list of stuff I never want to do again.

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Posted: oct. 10, 2017 12:52 a.m. | | My George of the Jungle hike routine Comments 0 Comments

Meanwhile drunks keep on truckin’

A protest convoy of more than 300 trucks minus trailers rolling down Highway 99 from Yuba City to Fresno on Friday was designed to bring ...

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Posted: oct. 07, 2017 1:44 a.m. | | Meanwhile drunks keep on truckin’ Comments 0 Comments

Want affordable housing? Then bring back RDA

Voters are being asked in November to approve a $4 billion general obligation bond to pay for affordable housing.

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Posted: oct. 06, 2017 1:34 a.m. | | Want affordable housing? Then bring back RDA Comments 0 Comments

There’s no place like home

I’m writing this piece at more than 30,000 feet above Texas on my way home to Ripon and Manteca. 

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Posted: oct. 06, 2017 1:34 a.m. | | There’s no place like home Comments 0 Comments

Memo to city on downtown: How about it, partner?

If you are among the 30,000 plus people heading downtown this weekend for the 33rd annual Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair, make sure you ...

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Posted: oct. 04, 2017 1:30 a.m. | | Memo to city on downtown: How about it, partner? Comments 0 Comments

Soroptimists appreciate ‘Dream It, Be It’ help

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Posted: oct. 04, 2017 1:30 a.m. | | Soroptimists appreciate ‘Dream It, Be It’ help Comments 0 Comments

Is Manteca about to get on a better growth course?

Brace yourself for a watershed event.

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Posted: oct. 03, 2017 1:21 a.m. | | Is Manteca about to get on a better growth course? Comments 0 Comments

Protest over ‘CEO’ performance, not flag

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Posted: oct. 03, 2017 1:21 a.m. | | Protest over ‘CEO’ performance, not flag Comments 0 Comments

Says developers dictating fee

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Posted: oct. 02, 2017 1:57 a.m. | | Says developers dictating fee Comments 0 Comments

Manteca needs to correct bad homeless move

Jeff Zellner was right. Manteca made a big mistake. 

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Posted: oct. 02, 2017 1:56 a.m. | | Manteca needs to correct bad homeless move Comments 0 Comments

Storm retention basin development push stalls

The City of Lathrop’s goal of having the existing stormwater retention basin adjacent to the Save Mart Shopping Center on Harlan Road developed appears ...

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Posted: oct. 02, 2017 1:56 a.m. | | Storm retention basin  development push stalls Comments 0 Comments

Ripon emergency vehicle car show Saturday

It’s been 27 years since the Ripon Police Department and the Menlo Park Police Department first started hosting their annual emergency vehicle car show ...

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Posted: oct. 02, 2017 1:48 a.m. | | Ripon emergency vehicle car show Saturday Comments 0 Comments

Lathrop may make water conservation rules permanent

The City of Lathrop was diligent in taking steps to meet the State of California’s mandated water reductions when the state’s most recent ...

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Posted: oct. 02, 2017 1:47 a.m. | | Lathrop may make water conservation rules permanent Comments 0 Comments

Motorist dies in collision

An elderly motorist was killed and two others received moderate to minor injuries in a Saturday evening T-bone collision in the 200 block of North ...

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Posted: oct. 02, 2017 1:47 a.m. | | Motorist dies in collision Comments 0 Comments

MANTECA NOISE & SAFETY

If you live in the far western section of Del Webb at Woodbridge and you believe traffic noise on Airport Way is a bit loud ...

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Posted: oct. 02, 2017 1:46 a.m. | | MANTECA NOISE & SAFETY Comments 0 Comments

CITY BROKE ITS OWN LAW

The popular city sponsored monthly Food Truck Mania events conducted in 2016 at Woodward Park weren’t legal under Manteca municipal law.

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Posted: oct. 02, 2017 1:36 a.m. | | CITY BROKE ITS OWN LAW Comments 0 Comments

Bernie Sanders thinks war is overrated, & he’s right

When Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was a candidate for president, he seemed uninterested in talking about foreign policy.

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Posted: oct. 01, 2017 7:06 p.m. | | Bernie Sanders thinks war is overrated, & he’s right Comments 0 Comments

If you don’t have good health care, neither should your rep

Want good quality, lower-cost health care for your family. And — what the heck, let’s think big here — for every man, woman, and child in ...

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Posted: oct. 01, 2017 7:06 p.m. | | If you don’t have good health care, neither should your rep Comments 0 Comments

When your first car was cheaper than your new smartphone

My Aunt Ethel was aghast when she found out at a family Christmas Eve gathering in 1975 that I had paid $11,000 for a ...

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Posted: sep. 30, 2017 1:02 a.m. | | When your first car was cheaper than your new smartphone Comments 0 Comments

City not worried about sidewalk issues

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Posted: sep. 30, 2017 1:01 a.m. | | City not worried about sidewalk issues Comments 0 Comments

Worry about slavery today, not in past

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 1:45 a.m. | | Worry about slavery  today, not in past Comments 0 Comments

Trump used offensive words to goad football player protest

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 1:45 a.m. | | Trump used offensive words to goad football player protest Comments 1 Comment

Hypocrisy & the First Amendment

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 1:45 a.m. | | Hypocrisy & the First Amendment Comments 1 Comment

City needs to keep eyes on Library Park

It was perhaps one of the all-time bonehead decisions ever made by Manteca elected officials.

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 1:45 a.m. | | City needs to keep eyes on Library Park Comments 0 Comments

Do you believe in Santa, unicorns & tax reform?

Unicorns. Big Foot. The Loch Ness Monster. Tax Reform.

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Posted: sep. 28, 2017 12:30 a.m. | | Do you believe in Santa, unicorns & tax reform? Comments 0 Comments

Manteca has enough fast food places

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Toy soldiers bang war drum

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Posted: sep. 27, 2017 1:23 a.m. | | Toy soldiers bang war drum Comments 0 Comments

We’re loving Yosemite to death

It’s time to save Yosemite from us.

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Posted: sep. 27, 2017 1:23 a.m. | | We’re loving Yosemite to death Comments 0 Comments

Trump faces dilemma not of his making

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Posted: sep. 25, 2017 1:58 a.m. | | Trump faces dilemma not of his making Comments 1 Comment

Keep city safe: Get tough on homeless

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Posted: sep. 25, 2017 1:57 a.m. | | Keep city safe: Get tough on homeless Comments 1 Comment

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