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Parking lots & living in civilization

What ails America can be found in a parking lot.

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The Obama team’s plot to sabotage President Trump

Devin Nunes just set the cat down among the pigeons.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2017 1:32 a.m. | | The Obama team’s plot to  sabotage President Trump Comments 0 Comments

City ignores its own policies

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Hospitalists not advantage for patient

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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‘What say you now comrade?’

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Get ready for $2,000 a month apartment rent

This is going to sound a tad blasphemous, but here goes: But why does Sacramento worry about affordable housing to the point they mandate cities ...

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 1:11 a.m. | | Get ready for $2,000 a month  apartment rent Comments 0 Comments

Obamacare & unsurable? Try free markets & charity

When it comes to repealing and replacing Obamacare, defenders of President Barack Obama’s signature domestic law constantly ask, “What about those with pre-existing illnesses?”

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 1:11 a.m. | | Obamacare & unsurable?  Try free markets & charity  Comments 0 Comments

Vilifying homeless doesn’t work

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Russian meddling: Obama smokescreen?

Edito, Manteca Bulletin,

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Park projects don’t have to take 99 years

Manteca’s new dog park and adjoining sidewalk along Eucalyptus Street might have been built for at least 20 percent less than the $235,000 ...

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Posted: mar. 22, 2017 12:55 a.m. | | Park projects don’t have to take 99 years Comments 0 Comments

Trump Counters media take with ‘victims’ of Obamacare

President Donald Trump is angry at all the news coverage about the people who stand to be hurt because of the Republican plan to repeal ...

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Homeless ‘dump’ on library, city

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Why are things the way they are in Manteca?

“People get the neighborhood they want.”

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 1:08 a.m. | | Why are things  the way they  are in Manteca? Comments 0 Comments

Will Russiagate backfire on the anti-Trump left?

The big losers of the Russian hacking scandal may yet be those who invested all their capital in a script that turned out to based ...

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Manteca loads up the back burner

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They may call 2017 pickups primitive 52 years from now

Remember the good old days when pickup trucks were cheaper than cars and defined the terms “basic” and “Spartan”?

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Lathrop council may cut $24,000 a year deal with chamber

The City of Lathrop has long positioned itself as a “business friendly” community. 

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Water battle is now going underground

There are over 500 wells pumping water from the same source — the Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Sub-Basin.

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Manteca High teens spread safety word

They took their message of promoting safe driving Thursday to Sequoia Elementary School.

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HELP FOR unCERTain TIMES

Your neighbor might one day save your life.

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MANTECA’S GREEN INITIATIVE

Manteca — under a Climate Action Plan adopted in 2013 — must reduce its per capita greenhouse gases by 21.7 percent by the time 2020 roll ...

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Michael McDonald’s killer denied parole

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The powerless president

Donald Trump is learning a lesson he should have known during the campaign. Being president is not like being the host of “Celebrity Apprentice” or ...

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Essential thrombocythemia comes with bleeding risk

DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently, I was diagnosed with essential thrombocythemia. The recommended treatment is the drug hydroxyurea because I turned 60 this past year and ...

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Crates for dogs aren’t cruel per se

Dear Didi: Isn’t it cruel to crate a dog? -dog lover in Lathrop

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 6:32 p.m. | | Crates for dogs aren’t cruel per se Comments 0 Comments

Sunlight for the Stockton mentality

There’s something called the law of diminishing returns.

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San Joaquin Valley ground zero for latest Trump effort

Remember Bakersfield in 1992?

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ACA: GOP has to practice bipartisanship within itself

The good should never be the evil of the perfect. House Speaker Paul Ryan’s health care bill is a very good first step. Massive ...

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Many thanks from Historical Society

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Making George Jetson pay taxes on Rosie robot

Bet you George and Jane Jetson are wishing they hired an undocumented immigrant as a housekeeper instead of hiring Rosie the robot maid.

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Same remarks: Obama got kudos, Ben Carson called ‘Uncle Tom’

Ben Carson, in a speech before employees of Housing and Urban Development, the department he now runs, likened slaves to “immigrants”: “That’s what America ...

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 1:10 a.m. | | Same remarks: Obama got kudos, Ben Carson called ‘Uncle Tom’ Comments 0 Comments

The President is fooling himself

Some people who attain high public office grow in their position of trust. Some, however, just bloat.

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College cost not student debt is the real problem

“California is taking the boldest step in the nation toward making college debt-free.” — California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon speaking about a plan to create a ...

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Hiding the media’s disapproval rating

The latest poll by USA Today and Suffolk University carried some eye-opening numbers about public disapproval of the media’s aggressive attempts to run the ...

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Don’t sell the Manteca golf course

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Northern SJ holding bag for Bay Area

Why do poor people struggling to make ends meet leave job rich Bay Area to head east over the Altamont Pass?

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Manteca made political decision not to raise revenue for streets

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How selling golf course would help

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How Manteca can be a good neighbor

Marty Harris is right.

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Ripon plan for parent involvement

Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District will receive information on the Parent Involvement Plan for the District-level English Learner Advisory Committee.

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2 retire from MPD after combined 50 years

Two members of the Manteca Police Department retired with more than 50 years of combined service on Friday – Dispatcher Kim Thomas and Detective Armen Avakian.  

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Ripon council looks at fee waiver policy for city facilities

The City of Ripon has an established rental fee schedule for its facilities.

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Lathrop steps up to protect groundwater

Lathrop officials as they kept a watchful eye on too much water in the San Joaquin River took a step last week toward making sure ...

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CONSERVE IS THE WORD

A record Sierra snowpack and above normal rainfall on the valley floor is unlikely to ease the need for the City of Manteca — and most ...

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MANTECA IN 2040

General plans — state mandated planning documents designed to serve as a blueprint for a community’s growth — are viewed by critics often times as merely ...

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My doctor says there’s a guideline for my treatment – but is it right for me?

Health care guidelines are produced in ever-increasing numbers. The National Guideline Clearinghouse, a U.S.-based public website compiling summaries of “clinical practice” (health care ...

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After 15 years, it’s time to drop the nicotine gum habit

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have chewed nicotine gum for 15 years with tea or coffee. What are the dangers? -- V.B.

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Chuck Winn did not vote for Coulter to speak

Al Moncada in a column published on Saturday’s opinion page in the Manteca Bulletin regarding Ann Coulter serving as the keynote speaker for the ...

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ABC’s gay propaganda flop

They say network television is a profit-oriented business, but that’s obviously not the case when it clashes with Hollywood’s sexual politics. Last week ...

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‘Be sweet’: Two words easy to Tweet

They’ve got a nice fancy term now for what inconsiderate, self-righteous, vicious and insecure jerks do — body shaming.

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