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My favorite song? Try ‘California’ by Sinatra

My taste in music runs the gamut from rock to jazz as well as country to western.

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The lesser of the evils?

It’s pretty darn depressing when political writers are essentially writing off the 2016 election as a choice between the lesser of two evils — seven ...

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Raising minimum wage will hurt

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The music moves you

We are less than a quarter of the way through 2016, and the world of music has seen more than its fair share of tragedy ...

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California: Is it the next stoner state?

Jerry Brown a few years back was asked to comment on the drive to legalize recreational use of pot in California.

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Is college too pricey? Wait till it’s made ‘free’

As he panders for the youth vote, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders promises free tuition at public colleges and universities because, he says, “a college ...

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ESPN fires Schilling: What about liberal offenders?

ESPN fired baseball analyst and former All-Star Curt Schilling for mocking the debate about the North Carolina public facilities law. On his Facebook page, Schilling ...

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It was almost worth losing the pepper tree

My neighbors have probably been wondering if I was ever going to top Christmas Eve 2010.

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About true Christian God logic

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McManis Winery impressed Mantecan

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Regional homeless approach needed

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Freedom of speech, press foreign concept to some

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ACLU does stand up for right of religious freedom

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City allowing the homeless to take over Manteca, downtown

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MUSD should share revenue with workers

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Go ahead and tell me to take a hike

The mountains call.

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If God is dead . . .

In a recent column Dennis Prager made an acute observation.

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Poor driving habits multiplying

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Paper needs higher standards for letter writer

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People running Manteca have no guts

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College students do not get their money’s worth

When I worked my way through college in the 1940s, tuition was $200 to $250 a year. My children’s tuition was $2,000 to ...

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The criminal homeless 2: Manteca: 0

Manteca is about to lose another round to the criminal homeless.

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Credits for MUSD students

College prep is a big component of secondary education.

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Workshop on MUSD budget on Tuesday

The Manteca Unified board will conduct a study session Tuesday on the proposed preliminary budget for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Learning grows in Manteca High labs

Following their initial foray into “green” construction with the Regional Environmental Studies Center (RESC) building at the district office, Manteca Unified School District established their ...

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ELECTION FRAUD CHARGE

The third Manteca Unified school board trustee to be charged with election fraud in the last 12 months is claiming that it’s an attempt ...

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PLANET PARTY ROCKS

Planet Party Day offered up some mixed blessing on Friday.

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Waters is ending fire chief career

Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters is leaving city employment to work as a respiratory therapist helping with sick newborns at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.

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Lathrop High conducts mass evacuation

It took all of 20 minutes for students, teachers and staff at Lathrop High Wednesday to file into the stadium from their place on campus ...

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Perhaps he can write for SNL

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The umbrage factory

America is a country of strivers. Alas, having attained so much success, many Americans now strive to be offended. Polite agreement to disagree is gone ...

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Manteca city property rules: Much ado about nothing

Drive by the 700 block of East Yosemite Avenue.

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Manteca needs to take back Library Park

Has the City of Manteca abandoned Downtown Manteca?

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Posted: apr. 22, 2016 1:01 a.m. | | Manteca needs to take back Library Park Comments 0 Comments

Dishonoring General Jackson

In Samuel Eliot Morison’s “The Oxford History of the American People,” there is a single sentence about Harriet Tubman.

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Force owners to fix buildings

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Chris, when are you getting hitched?

I was recently asked by a friend to attend a wedding. I’m not sure if it’s the wedding season itself, or the fact ...

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Posted: apr. 22, 2016 12:54 a.m. | | Chris, when are you getting hitched? Comments 0 Comments

Time for city to do its job in downtown

It’s painfully obvious by now what Downtown Manteca needs.

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Rebels without a clue

JAYBerns: jobless, angry, young Bernie Sanders supporters.

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Love finds a way in Oakland

In this age of hypersensitivity, the more trivial an issue is, the more controversy surrounds it. This month, Oakland’s City Council voted 5-3 to ...

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Transgenders & restrooms: Taking care of business

A few weeks back I took the grandkids to the ultimate San Francisco tourist trap — Pier 39.

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CHINESE STUDENTS

High school seniors are eagerly watching their mail this month, hoping for the “fat envelope” indicating acceptance by the college of their choice. Unfortunately, more ...

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Being imprisoned by debt

At 36, Marcus White has spent half of his life in prison. Today he’s no longer behind bars, but now he’s imprisoned by ...

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LA bringing home Bacon Island and more water

Bacon Island is 5,400 acres of what is arguably some of the richest reclaimed farmland on earth. It is 13 miles east of Antioch ...

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Is GOP risking suicide?

Donald Trump has brought out the largest crowds in the history of primaries. He has won the most victories, the most delegates, the most votes ...

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Contends ACLU targets Christianity

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DOWNTOWN’S CHARM

Editor’s note: Bulletin reporter Jason Campbell and Bulletin photographer Hime Romero spent Friday afternoon getting a snapshot  of downtown Manteca.

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Food waste recycling expands

Manteca is now recycling the rough equivalent of 18 Ford-150 pickup truck loads a week of food waste.

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Ripon bans outside flyers in city bills

One way of conveying a message for an upcoming event or fundraiser is via mailing inserts.

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Bathroom ‘Freedom Fighters’

Back in the 1980s, Bruce Springsteen and other rock stars formed Artists United Against Apartheid and performed a song proclaiming “Sun City” that referenced an ...

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Why Dems love Bernie

Why do Democrats love Bernie Sanders? OK, it’s not just because he’s “cute” (as some younger voters are calling him). In point of ...

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