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Stan Aldrin was someone who hated to slow down. You could ask him to please stand still, but that’s all you could do – try.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:43 a.m. | | ONE OF A KIND Comments 0 Comments

Does Manteca Unified really need nine more schools?

Manteca Unified contends they need seven more elementary schools and two high schools in the next 20 years.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:06 a.m. | | Does Manteca Unified really need nine more schools? Comments 0 Comments

Want to see where your taxes go?

Millions of Americans file their federal income tax returns by April 15 each year with no idea what the government actually does with all that money.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:06 a.m. | | Want to see where your taxes go? Comments 0 Comments

Nevada showdown: All hat, no cattle

Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy and his well-armed supporters forced the well-armed federal government to back down and return Bundy’s seized cows — which were seized because Bundy, 67, stopped paying grazing fees in 1993. How does anyone get the government to back down?

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BELL RINGER

For the dozens of people that are flooding into a converted movie theater in Downtown Stockton, it’s a seemingly average Saturday night.

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Posted: apr. 15, 2014 12:59 a.m. | | BELL RINGER Comments 0 Comments

Getting comments about less face ‘bloat’

EDITOR’S NOTE: Susan McCreath has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by The Manteca Bulletin and CORE Athletic Performance. McCreath is keeping a weekly journal, highlighting the strides and struggles of her fitness journey. These are her thoughts and feelings shared with you.

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Posted: apr. 15, 2014 12:56 a.m. | | Getting comments about less face ‘bloat’ Comments 0 Comments

Vicious circle of one-way street debate

Manteca’s question for the ages is once again being asked: Should Yosemite Avenue and Center Street going through downtown be one-way venues?

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Posted: apr. 15, 2014 12:41 a.m. | | Vicious circle of one-way street debate Comments 1 Comment

Reversing downtown not overnight thing

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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The end of ideology?

On our TV talk shows and op-ed pages, and in our think tanks here, there is rising alarm over events abroad. And President Obama is widely blamed for the perceived decline in worldwide respect for the United States. 

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Posted: apr. 14, 2014 6:34 p.m. | | The end of ideology? Comments 0 Comments

Every dog getting his day in court?

Cruella and Dante are dogs.

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Censorship works for Demos

On April 1, Washington Mayor Vincent Gray was denied a second term, defeated in the primary by upstart city councilwoman Muriel Bowser. The beginning of the end came on March 10, when U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen struck a plea bargain with a wealthy businessman who confessed he’d spent $668,000 on an illegal “shadow campaign” to fund get-out-the-vote efforts that helped Gray win the mayoral office in 2010.

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Upset about citing dogs for barking

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Trains: Can’t we just wait a few minutes?

The debate over trains irritates me.

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Uncle Sam just can’t say no

The Social Security Disability Insurance program is in big trouble. In 2016, the program’s trust fund is expected to run out of money. When that happens, there will be “large across-the-board cuts for all beneficiaries,” warn James Lankford, the Republican chairman of the House subcommittee that oversees entitlements, and Jackie Speier, the subcommittee’s ranking Democrat. Those cuts will be painful for the “truly disabled,” whom the system originally was designed to serve.

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America’s high price of laziness

I know I shouldn’t be, but I am shocked by Americans’ laziness.

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