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Judging Manteca High . . .

As we all know Chris is a proud supporter of his alma mater Manteca High School. Because of this, he’s given me, a proud ...

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Is school board buying candy when there isn’t enough for food?

Since when did football fields become more important than functional and safe classrooms?

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How republics perish

If you believed America’s longest war, in Afghanistan, was coming to an end, be advised: It is not.

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Political poison in Flint, Michigan

One big difference between the rich and the poor in our country is that the rich don’t tend to have their drinking water poisoned ...

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Swinging a bat, Three Strikes & Manteca crime

A whack with a wooden baseball bat twice to the head of a 52-year-old woman then slamming her  face three times into the hood of ...

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Posted: feb. 10, 2016 11:32 p.m. | | Swinging a bat, Three Strikes & Manteca crime Comments 0 Comments

Bloomberg vs. Trump?

The morning of the New Hampshire primary, Donald Trump, being interviewed on “Morning Joe,” said that he would welcome his “friend” Michael Bloomberg into the ...

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Posted: feb. 10, 2016 11:32 p.m. | | Bloomberg vs. Trump? Comments 0 Comments

Democrats: Party of old white people

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Free condoms for 13-year-old boys and girls

If you discovered someone in your neighborhood was handing out condoms to 13 year-olds, what would you do?

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MELLO-ROOS TAXES

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Working until it’s time to die

“My plan is just to work until I die.” That’s how my mom sums up her retirement prospects.

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State water strategy: Crush the little guy

The water wars in California are getting uglier.

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America’s hollow paradises

Think back to your favorite vacation. Wouldn’t it be delightful if that trip never ended?

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Vote for Sanders, then rot in hell?

“There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other,” said former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in a message ...

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Atherton heading south

Atherton Drive will soon extend south of Woodward Avenue.

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UPGRADING STREETS

The days of cracked pavement and potholes on segments of two of Manteca’s most traveled streets are numbered.

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Ripon High may nix keyboarding for graduation

Ripon High is requesting a change in graduation requirements.

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Workshop on future of EU, MHS stadiums

Now that the Manteca Unified board has given its blessing to artificial turf and an all-weather track at Weston Ranch High, they will seek input ...

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Boys & Girls honor outstanding youth

Francisco Lopez Jr. arrived to Thursday’s annual Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop Youth of the Year awards ceremony in time to accept his ...

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Railroad crossing closures start today

Traveling between Manteca and Lathrop will be a little bit difficult over the course of the next month. 

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Donald Trump: Sore loser

It was the shortest speech anyone can remember him giving. He was clearly in a state of disbelief. 

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CONDOM-NATION

The San Francisco Unified School District’s board is poised to expand its Condom Availability Program for high school students into middle schools. The school ...

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Hey, man, make pot legal & all our troubles will go away

Would you feel comfortable if there was a business next door that kept large sums of cash on hand — often into the tens of thousands ...

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Rewarding time talking at Ripon’s Pak View School

A career day at an elementary school can be fulfilling when you get responses from the students on your presentations.

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People with autoimmune disease

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 39-year-old male with systemic lupus. I read your article on artificial and natural immunity and how getting the flu ...

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Coming home to a place called Man-teee-kaaa!

It’s been 25 years since I came home to a place I’d never been before.

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Not happy with Postal Service

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The Bernie Sanders sensation

When I crossed paths with a Democratic campaign consultant in Austin last March, I suggested he come to the local International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers ...

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Chris Teicheira’s excellent adventure

It’s Super Bowl week. America’s most popular, yet unrecognized holiday. This is Thanksgiving with a better football game. If congress would finally pass ...

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From Oakland to Burns, Ore.: There is no big difference

You’ve got to love Left Wing — and Right Wing — hypocrites.

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The remainderman

Donald Trump won more votes in the Iowa caucuses than any Republican candidate in history.

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No justice. No football.

For me, the big question isn’t which team wins in that football thing this weekend. The real big question is whether local anarchists and ...

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They’re paying thugs protection money not to commit crimes

Richmond is a hotbed of “progressive” ideas lately.

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Rubio’s the one

You can pick your headline for Iowa: “Trump Didn’t Win!” “Hillary Didn’t Lose!” “Rubio’s the One!”

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Is Aquila feeling ‘the Bern’?

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The world they want isn’t real

In the year 4545

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Iowa ruins the ‘inevitable’

The results in the Iowa caucuses are a rebuke to the notion that the national media have all the influence over America’s voters. Donald ...

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Stuff the Bus for kids big success

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Public speaking gone bad

There is nothing I enjoy more than hearing from a friend or acquaintance that they want to give stand-up comedy a try. I usually recommend ...

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Worrying half your life away

Millie Wyatt was a worrier.

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HILLARY CLINTON

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War isn’t hell for corporations

War is hell.

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$39K for roof over trash

The homeless apparently are breaking into the trash enclosure at the Manteca Transit Center on Moffat Avenue to look for everything from food to recyclables.

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FOR THE BIRD

Paul arrived at the Harris country estate out of the blue one early summer day last year, and settled in to stay.

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Code violations: Manteca handles 2,500 annually

Scott Cunningham drove down the 400 block of California Avenue.

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Almond prices see big drop in recent months

Almond prices in California have dropped significantly in the past few months, giving environmentalists hope the slump will halt orchard plantings but experts say the ...

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La Mangonada: Ice cream with a twist

Sometimes you just want ice cream. 

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Cheap screenings must be weighed against benefit

DEAR DR. ROACH: Two years ago, I took advantage of our local $99 low-dose CT scan for smokers at high risk of lung cancer (I ...

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Taking care of business in San Francisco

I had stopped by my mom’s house after finishing an eight-day bicycling trip crisscrossing the Sierra.

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The rejection election

With the Iowa caucuses a few days away, the front-runner for the Republican nomination, who leads in all the polls, is Donald Trump.

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Sanders wants a revolution

Jeb Bush must be watching the Democratic primary with unadulterated envy. The Democratic debates have been comparatively civil — and conveniently scheduled to reduce viewership and ...

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