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Hepatitis vaccines, past and present

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have some questions about hepatitis vaccines. I live in Los Angeles, and have recently seen a few articles in the local ...

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Can math predict what you’ll do next?

Good scientists are not only able to uncover patterns in the things they study, but to use this information to predict the future. 

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Why do dogs flip out when doorbell rings?

DEAR DIDI: My dog flips out every time the doorbell goes off!  I even asked my regular guests to knock instead and now he flips ...

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Trump’s right about one thing: US Senate should end its 60-vote majority

As the dramatic and traumatic first year of the Trump presidency nears the finish line, with major legislative struggles over tax legislation and the budget ...

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End of free and open Internet?

Free and open access to the internet is a virtuous democratic principle known as “net neutrality.”

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Top spook looks back

Michael Morell, former acting head of the CIA, became a political animal in August 2016 when he endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. This month, he ...

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Contends Aquila is ‘blowing smoke’

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Andy Taylor results better than Robo Cop

Perhaps the most effective initiative undertaken by the city in the past decade to improve Manteca was the council decision 18 months ago to hire ...

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Climate change & the myth it is increasing number, intensity of wildfires

Christmas is 10 days away and California is burning.

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Social media grumblings perplexing

People are a funny bunch sometimes.

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Thirteen months & no movement on city crosswalk

Imagine, if you will, if the traffic signals at Union Road and Center Street did not function for 13 months.

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It’s not the people’s money being taxed

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Moorhead: Manteca is not just surviving

The last 10 years have been good for Manteca from where Debby Moorhead sits.

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Ripon Chamber office moving to new locale

The Ripon Chamber of Commerce office is moving to a new location in the historic downtown from its present site in the 900 block of ...

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Lathrop Manteca Fire remodeling J Street station

The City of Lathrop is expected to undergo steady growth over the course of the next decade. 

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Restuccia in line to serve as next Ripon mayor

It’s Michael Restuccia’s turn to take the helm at the Ripon City Council.

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Tests pivotal in how far $40M will go at Manteca

Key tests to determine Manteca High’s future have nothing to do with what goes on inside classrooms.

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TASTE OF RIPON

True to its name, the 22nd annual “A Taste of Ripon” wine stroll gave revelers a taste not of just wines made from grapes grown ...

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RURAL CRASH KILLS 2

Two Manteca men in their early 30s were killed Saturday afternoon in a grinding collision that split their northbound 2011 Hyundai Sonata in half with ...

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The kid playing with power tool in a restaurant

Seconds after we walked into an older Stanislaus County drive-in on Saturday where soft serve cones are still called a frosty, we were unable to ...

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Puppies for Christmas not wise idea

DEAR DIDI: Our kids have been begging for a dog for a couple of years now. My husband wants to surprise them with a puppy ...

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We hate phone menus & don’t trust virtual assistants like Siri

“Just thinking about it makes me break out into hives” reported one man in his 60’s. A woman in her 30’s said she ...

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All about Christmas

Yes, it’s the Advent Season where all things Christmas are on full display. Decorations have been set up in stores for quite a few ...

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We need to protect those who protect us

Manteca does not need a gleaming, new police station.

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Great Wolf, Manteca & the $7M question

Free market purists are absolutely right that Adam Smith and Milton Friedman would likely disapprove of municipal deals such as the one Manteca’s elected ...

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America — & the world — changed 76 years ago today

Bummed about the economy?

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Barnhart made meetings irrespective of his recent major heart surgery

Editor Manteca Bulletin,

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Making tips an entitlement for entire staff

If I tip whoever cuts my hair, I don’t expect them to share it with the janitor or the owner.

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This is 2018 and things change

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You need to have a hunger to be hungry

So what is the value of standardized tests?

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I’d vote for it. You should, too

Warts and all, if I were a voting member of Congress, I would certainly cast a yea for the tax-cut plans passed by the Senate ...

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Cantu missed meetings due to medical issue

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Salesmen are just as vital as ever

It’s been 53 years since I bought my first car — a 1967 Cougar with 120,000 miles on it that I purchased from my ...

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Top spellers compete for county title

The top spellers in the area will gather this week at the San Joaquin County Office of Education.

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Increasing safety for pedestrians & bicyclists

The most significant investment in pedestrian and bicycle safety could be made as part of the Union Road and 120 Bypass interchange upgrade.

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Manteca firefighters mentor be.tech students

There’s definitely excitement for high school ROP students in the Career Technical Education classes assigned to fire stations in Manteca as they shadow firefighters ...

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4 LANES FOR MAIN?

During an October workshop the public made it clear — they want four travel lanes on Main Street.

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1997: Manteca hires Halford as police chief

10 years ago

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Using both red yeast rice and a statin drug not recommended

DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, you said that red yeast rice acts as a kind of natural statin. Can natural and synthetic statins ...

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Posted: dec. 03, 2017 7:17 p.m. | | Using both red yeast rice and a statin drug not recommended Comments 0 Comments

Can dogs and owners be mismatched?

DEAR DIDI: Is it ever possible that, through no fault of the human or the dog, the two are just mismatched? - Worried in Lathrop

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Barnhardt: How dare you Ben Cantu

Editor Manteca Bulletin,

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Our ex-presidents’ insincere praise of ‘American generosity’

All five living former Presidents recently came together at a benefit concert for victims of this year’s devastating hurricanes. A month earlier, they broadcast ...

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Shop, enjoy holiday cheer during 2-day park event

In the mood to sip Santa’s Irish coffee or a Christmas peppermint cookie drink while browsing crafts, clothing and other vendors while browsing for ...

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Manteca Museum to host open house with visit from Santa Claus

It’s Christmas in Manteca Sunday at the downtown museum, where memories of past happy yuletides will come flowing back for those who enjoyed the ...

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Container yard gets go-ahead for construction

If you build it, they will come. 

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RUN NOT DONE

Rina’s Run may have run its course.

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Steady rise in Ripon Unified’s enrollment

Ripon Unified’s enrollment figures continued its steady rise during the early parts of the 2017-18 school year.

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Forensic pathologist slams county sheriff

Sheriff Steve Moore is fighting to retain his favorable stance with the San Joaquin County voters seven months before reaching out in an upcoming election ...

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Roy Moore not the savior Buchanan paints him to be

Dear Editor,

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Bullying laws need context instead of just harsh penalties

Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. The following column first appeared on June 7, 2014

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