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Ray of Hope plans diaper drive from May through June

Ray of Hope’s annual Diapers and More Drive will kick off on May 1.

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SSJID could help reduce groundwater use by adding more farmland & city deliveries

The South San Joaquin Irrigation District could prove critical to the South County’s ability to meet state mandates regarding groundwater management by annexing farmland ...

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Scammers using Lathrop Police number

Getting complaints about spam phone calls from fake IRS agents trying to pilfer money from residents isn’t out of the ordinary for Lathrop Police ...

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7TH GRADERS GO MEDIEVAL

Ripon Elementary School seventh graders received a taste of medieval history.

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THE FINAL RAIL LINK

The final link in the transcontinental railroad was not at the much-celebrated meeting of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific on May 10, 1869 at ...

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Freeloading via non-taxed Internet sales

Say Manteca residents buy $50,000 worth of clothes, office supplies, home accessories and such each day from Internet firms such as Wayfair, small independents ...

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So exactly what is hell?

The recent dispute over whether Pope Francis denied the existence of hell in an interview attracted wide attention. This isn’t surprising, since the belief ...

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DeVos needs an education on ethics

Question: What do you get when you combine ignorance, imperiousness, and incompetence?

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A funny thing happens to Trump’s rivals — they start turning Into Trump

An odd thing is happening in President Donald Trump’s America. Over time, his rivals turn into their own versions of The Donald. No greater ...

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Energizer Bunny salesmen keep pounding the drum

If you live in an older neighborhood there’s a parasite you have to worry about and it’s not termites.

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That guy on The Tonight Show? You saw him first in Manteca at String’s

When you think of the best places in America to catch a live comedy show, a number of cities and locations instantly come to mind.

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Wake up and smell the Prop. 65 warning

I admit. I was among the 63 percent of California voters in 1986 who supported Proposition 65 — the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act.

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Madueno is best challenger to Denham

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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A promise I failed to keep for Mom

It is one of the few times in my life I have ever felt guilty for letting someone down.

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Land of Oz & downtown Manteca

Maybe, just maybe, it’s time to approach downtown Manteca a bit differently.

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Demos need to pare down to 2 hopefuls

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Manteca High transformation may take 5 years

Manteca High’s modernization and expansion to ultimately educate 2,200 students will likely take more than five years to complete once construction starts.

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Love Ripon? Volunteer this Saturday

If you want to give Ripon a little love then mark Saturday, April 21, on your calendar.

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ANONYMOUS NO MORE

They are anonymous no more.

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FIRE DESTROYS APARTMENTS

The four-alarm fire Sunday morning that destroyed a third of the 164 apartment units being built at Atherton Drive and Van Ryn Avenue is expected ...

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Why did Mueller place all Democrats on team?

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Why not have an open house at police station?

What is more secure: A 24-hour gas station near the foot of the Grapevine in the middle of nowhere on Interstate 5 or the Manteca ...

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What is the real message from Epstein-Barr antibodies?

DEAR DR. ROACH: After decades of feeling fatigued, I started working with a naturopathic doctor. She ordered a saliva test for my total cortisol output ...

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Sick new game from corporations: Lottery tabs instead of pay raises

Today’s corporate captains like to think of themselves not as mere businesspeople, but as geniuses of modern innovation.

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It’s up to grown-ups to stop bullying, not kids

Bullying’s been in the news a bit lately, in part because of the Parkland shooting.

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Manteca has more pressing concerns

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Taking a whip to Caltrans in governor’s race

John Cox wants to be governor.

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Sacramento shooting: Why bodycam footage might not clear things up

Stephon Clark, an African-American man, was killed by Sacramento police in his grandmother’s backyard last month, setting off protests and conflict over the police ...

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Zeroing in on Facebook’s anti-conservative leaning

Two days of congressional hearings with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg underlined how American perceptions of media power are changing. After 2012, Democrats and their media ...

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Is Trump standing down in Syria?

Wednesday morning, President Trump jolted the nation with a tweet that contained both threat and taunt:

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Easing the impacts of homeless

So how goes Manteca’s efforts with the homeless?

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Commerce, culture & cuisine capitol

The last column I wrote in this space had to do with planning for an upcoming trip to New York.

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LA supports turning Delta into Owens Lake 2.0

Los Angeles water pirates like referring to the myopic Twin Tunnels as the Delta Water Fix.

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Manteca must follow Ripon’s lead on sanctuary state lawsuit issue

Editor, Manteca City Council,

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City of Manteca should buck Sacramento over sanctuary state

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Bad apples spoil reputation of police

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Brand new stove that’s 10 years old

Cleaning my stove is a snap.

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Colony Oak utility work is completed

The underground utilities for Phase 1 of the Colony Oak Elementary School Reconstruction Project have been completed.

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Delta College taxpayers saving $20M

STOCKTON — San Joaquin Delta College will save taxpayers more than $20 million by paying off the college’s last installment of Measure L bond money ...

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‘Catching the bug’ leads to 27 years with MPD

Manteca Police Captain Tony Souza is stepping down after 27 years of serving and protecting the city’s residents.

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MANTECA APRIL 21

If you want to give Manteca a little love then mark Saturday, April 21, on your calendar.

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MANTECA’S BASEBALL GREAT

Milo Candini may not be enshrined in Cooperstown but he is arguably the greatest Major League Baseball player ever to hail from Manteca.

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City works to get impromptu dump cleared

The rubble left several months ago after a developer leveled boarded up houses in the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue to prepare for the ...

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Zuckerberg et al: Foxes guard The hen house

Nasim Aghdam shooting up YouTube headquarters in San Bruno is an unbalanced and inexcusable act by any civilized standard.

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For Trump’s son-in-law, prison reform is personal

President Donald Trump wants to help federal inmates “who have served their time get a second chance.” That’s what he said in his 2018 ...

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Time for the college blues again

In those days, you could tell by the size of the envelope. A thick envelope, full of registration materials and welcoming letters, meant you got ...

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What meeting your spouse online has in common with arranged marriage

Most Americans who get married today believe they are choosing their own partners after falling in love with them. Arranged marriages, which remain common in ...

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NRA: Educational organization, lobby group and non-profit

The National Rifle Association has hit more turbulence since 17 people died in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, than ...

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Hashimoto’s is no excuse for avoiding the flu shot

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have never gotten the flu vaccine. Years ago, it was believed to be too dangerous for anyone with an autoimmune condition ...

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Today’s ‘Dr. Phil’ show: Those Manteca haters

“I’m Dr. Phil, welcome to our show.

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