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EMERGENCY EVACUATION

EMERGENCY EVACUATION

They say that farmers can patch anything.

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Posted: feb. 21, 2017 1:08 a.m. | | EMERGENCY EVACUATION Comments 0 Comments
Art show is part of Almond Blossom Festival

Art show is part of Almond Blossom Festival

The annual Mary Lou Tornell Art Show opened Monday afternoon as part of the Ripon Almond Blossom Almond Blossom Festival drawing some 42 entries in ...

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Posted: feb. 21, 2017 1:06 a.m. | | Art show is part of Almond Blossom Festival Comments 0 Comments
It’s 1997 all over again

It’s 1997 all over again

It’s 1997 all over again to many South Manteca residents with the all-familiar words. Levee break. Mandatory evacuation. Flooding.

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Posted: feb. 21, 2017 12:55 a.m. | | It’s 1997 all over again Comments 0 Comments


HERE IT COMES

It is coming.

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Posted: feb. 21, 2017 12:50 a.m. | | HERE IT COMES Comments 0 Comments


Hotel reducing rates for evacuees from S. Manteca

The Hampton Inn at Orchard Valley was ready for flood evacuees from south of Manteca after officers went door to door asking rural residents to ...

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Posted: feb. 21, 2017 12:50 a.m. | | Hotel reducing rates for evacuees from S. Manteca Comments 0 Comments


A quick look at what’s happening

The situation involving the integrity of the San Joaquin River levees and the impacts that is creating as  of 12:01 a.m. this morning

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Posted: feb. 21, 2017 12:50 a.m. | | A quick look at  what’s happening Comments 0 Comments


Panhandle con: Elderly Fresno ‘resident’ keeps getting stuck in Manteca

Ten days ago Mike —a Bulletin reader — called about being played by any elderly woman panhandling.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 12:28 a.m. | | Panhandle con: Elderly Fresno ‘resident’ keeps getting stuck in Manteca Comments 0 Comments


McCorvey, at center of abortion ruling, dies

DALLAS (AP) — Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision that legalized abortion ...

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Posted: feb. 19, 2017 6:39 p.m. | | McCorvey, at center of abortion ruling, dies Comments 0 Comments


Trump steps up security aide search, also focuses on rewriting health care

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump brought more contenders for national security adviser to his Palm Beach club for in-person interviews Sunday, hoping ...

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Posted: feb. 19, 2017 6:35 p.m. | | Trump steps up security aide search, also focuses on rewriting health care Comments 0 Comments


Trump’s revised travel ban targets same countries

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts ...

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Trump: Remark about Sweden referred to something on TV

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump’s remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian ...

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Posted: feb. 19, 2017 6:34 p.m. | | Trump: Remark about Sweden  referred to something on TV Comments 0 Comments


Penn State students raise $10 million in dance marathon

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of hardy Penn State students raised more than $10 million for pediatric cancer patients in the annual 46-hour dance marathon ...

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Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Trump administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of President Donald Trump’s policies and his inner circle ...

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2 arrested for running over evacuee

BIGGS (AP) — Authorities have arrested two people accused of carjacking and running over a man preparing to flee when authorities ordered those living downstream from ...

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Japanese Americans order marking 75th anniversary

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced ...

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Two dams illustrate challenge of upkeep on older designs

Two dams illustrate challenge of upkeep on older designs

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Twelve years ago, widespread destruction from Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast helped compel federal engineers 2,000 miles away in California to ...

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Posted: feb. 19, 2017 5:57 p.m. | | Two dams illustrate challenge of upkeep on older designs Comments 0 Comments
BUREAUCRATIC BUMBLING

BUREAUCRATIC BUMBLING

The San Joaquin River that is imperiling farms in South Manteca and roughly 40,000 residents in Lathrop and Weston Ranch would be less of ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 12:44 a.m. | | BUREAUCRATIC BUMBLING Comments 0 Comments


Lathrop levee status: Things good so far

As fears of flooding along the San Joaquin River mount, the City of Lathrop has issued a bulletin to residents to explain the situation that ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 12:44 a.m. | | Lathrop levee status: Things good so far Comments 0 Comments


Converting Colony Oak to STEM school advances

Plans of transitioning Colony Oak Elementary School into a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) campus will take another step forward on Monday.

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 12:43 a.m. | | Converting Colony Oak to STEM school advances Comments 0 Comments


Rotary honors two Kiwanians

Chuck Crutchfield and Steve DeBrum – both longtime Kiwanis members – were surprised at a 100-year Rotary Foundation celebration Thursday night at Spring Creek Country Club with ...

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Winds play havoc with trees, traffic

Winds play havoc with trees, traffic

Fire Departments in Manteca, Lathrop and Ripon were busy Friday with endless calls about fallen trees and downed power lines caused by the extreme wind ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 12:30 a.m. | | Winds play havoc with trees, traffic Comments 0 Comments
MANTECA’S DEADLY STREETS

MANTECA’S DEADLY STREETS

It’s not your imagination. Manteca’s streets are getting dangerous.

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:26 a.m. | | MANTECA’S DEADLY STREETS Comments 0 Comments


Two Ripon fifth graders battle cancer

The yearly “Elegant Edibles” fundraiser at Ripon’s Weston School set for 6 p.m. until midnight Saturday at the Ripon Community Center will also ...

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:25 a.m. | | Two Ripon fifth graders battle cancer Comments 0 Comments


Project means more traffic at 120 Bypass & Yosemite ramps

With the commercial and light industrial growth expected in the area, the Yosemite Avenue/GuthmillerRoad exit off the 120 Bypass is going to be seeing ...

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:25 a.m. | | Project means more  traffic at 120 Bypass & Yosemite ramps Comments 1 Comment


City residents urged to keep up to date on conditions, services

Manteca is not taking any chances.

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:20 a.m. | | City residents urged to keep up to date on conditions, services Comments 0 Comments
MANTECA ISSUES FLOOD WARNING

MANTECA ISSUES FLOOD WARNING

Tony Cardoza sits in his pickup truck on a levee in South Manteca and looks out of the swollen San Joaquin River that has completely ...

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:11 a.m. | | MANTECA ISSUES FLOOD WARNING Comments 0 Comments


Weather, floods force ACE into limited service today & Monday

Following a three-day interruption of rail service due to weather conditions, the Altamont Corridor Express continues limited service today and Monday with full resumption of ...

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:11 a.m. | | Weather, floods force ACE into limited service today & Monday Comments 0 Comments


Downtown venues may soon be able to serve alcohol beverages outdoors

The Ripon City Council continues to work towards offering more for the downtown dining experience.

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:10 a.m. | | Downtown venues may soon be able to serve alcohol beverages outdoors Comments 0 Comments
Extensive rain makes pallets essential

Extensive rain makes pallets essential

Pallets often become essential for navigating Manteca Unified school campuses during extensive periods of rain.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 1:25 a.m. | | Extensive rain makes pallets essential Comments 0 Comments
SUICIDAL MAN SHOT ON 99

SUICIDAL MAN SHOT ON 99

A suicidal man who apparently wanted police to shoot him walked onto southbound Highway 99 near the Lathrop Road overcrossing Wednesday morning setting up a ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 1:25 a.m. | | SUICIDAL MAN SHOT ON 99 Comments 1 Comment


Ready to flee should river levees fail

When the order to evacuate comes today or any time between now and this weekend, Robert Gilley is ready.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 1:19 a.m. | | Ready to flee should river levees fail Comments 0 Comments


Will this be 12th flood in 90 years?

High stakes behind-the-scenes jockeying has been underway for the past two days as South County officials scramble to get the state bureaucracy to take steps ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 1:19 a.m. | | Will this be 12th flood in 90 years? Comments 0 Comments
EMERGENCY LEVEE PATCH

EMERGENCY LEVEE PATCH

If anybody wants to know how serious the threat of flood is from the levees of the San Joaquin River is to those who live ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 1:12 a.m. | | EMERGENCY LEVEE PATCH Comments 0 Comments


Dredging: It could reduce flood fears

“Sediment has been identified as a significant contributor to the aggradation of the San Joaquin River and reduces its capacity to carry flood waters.” — Excerpt ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2017 1:13 a.m. | | Dredging: It could reduce flood fears Comments 0 Comments
29 YEARS SERVING & PROTECTING

29 YEARS SERVING & PROTECTING

Nick Obligacion recalled answering a newspaper ad in 1988 for a deputy sheriff position in Monterey County as he was stepping down last week as ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2017 1:12 a.m. | | 29 YEARS SERVING & PROTECTING Comments 0 Comments

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