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THE DEL WEBB DECADE

THE DEL WEBB DECADE

No one was perhaps as surprised as executives with Pulte Homes that Manteca was where their first Del Webb at Woodbridge community in Northern San ...

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Silverman: Keep City of Manteca for fire service

Councilman Richard Silverman wants to make it clear that if someone buys a home in the City of Manteca they should expect the same level ...

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Posted: oct. 18, 2017 12:55 a.m. | | Silverman: Keep City of Manteca for fire service Comments 0 Comments


New Ripon firm opens on Main Street Day

John Pack is looking forward to Saturday’s Main Street Day.

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OUTSTANDING STUDENTS

OUTSTANDING STUDENTS

Miles Lima already had a lot to be proud for with his second-place finish in the apprentice level of the National Braille Challenge – which tests ...

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Orange is new green

Orange is new green

Every day more than 14,000 Manteca Unified elementary students that either buy a school lunch or pack their own from home dutifully separate food ...

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Jack Tone back to 9 holes

Jack Tone back to 9 holes

The time line for the re-opening of the back nine at Jack Tone Golf Course is scheduled this spring.

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Building self- confidence via workouts & nutrition

Building self- confidence via workouts & nutrition

Robin Taberna Jr. weighs just five more pounds today than he did as an East Union High sophomore football player.

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Lathrop cutting council meetings to once a month

In the last year the City of Lathrop has canceled 11 of its bi-monthly city council meetings because of overlap with holidays.

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Manteca general fund has no debt

Manteca’s elected leaders over the years have steered clear of any decision that would encumber the general fund with long-term debt.

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Pool builders seek to water down conservation rules

The ink was all but dry on an ordinance that would have made some of the water conservation efforts that the City of Lathrop took ...

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Man killed in backyard near Manteca High campus

A predawn shooting Sunday morning in Central Manteca left one man dead and another injured.

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Baha’is plan to celebrate 200th anniversary of founder’s birth

Baha’is plan to celebrate 200th anniversary of founder’s birth

Baha’is in Manteca and Stockton are celebrating the bicentenary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, the prophet/founder of the Baha’i Faith ...

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Nursing home teaches lessons on life

NEW YORK (AP) — In a classroom, an old man glides in pushing a walker, and none of the young faces turn. In the cafeteria, a ...

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An army of firefighters brave deadly, epic firestorm

SONOMA  (AP) — Santa Rosa firefighter Brandon Palmer has fought big blazes in his 20 years on the job, but the 81-hour shift he spent fighting ...

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Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was ...

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‘I’m intact,’ Tillerson says, brushing off Trump drama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday ducked, danced and sidestepped the question of whether he truly called President Donald Trump a “moron ...

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Las Vegas tourism sees changes in shooting aftermath

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas’ tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music ...

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Pulitzer Prize- winning poet, dies at age 96

BELMONT, Mass. (AP) — Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of ...

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Residents seek normalcy fire ravaged Santa Rosa

SANTA ROSA  (AP) — At Willie Bird’s Restaurant near Santa Rosa’s downtown, life goes on amid the haze.

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Tesla fires between 400 and 700 workers

FREMONT (AP) — Tesla Motors fired hundreds of workers after completing its annual performance reviews, even though the electric automaker is trying to ramp up production ...

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US, states struggle to pay spiraling cost of fighting fires

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — The long and brutal 2017 wildfire season is stressing the state and federal agencies that have to pay for the army of ground ...

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DeLeon challenge Sen. Feinstein

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California legislative leader announced Sunday he will challenge U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, setting up a 2018 contest between two Democrats ...

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Family dog emerges alive, happy

SANTA ROSA  (AP) — Jack Weaver and his brother-in-law Patrick Widen walked around police barricades, through a creek and up treacherous hilly roads to save Weaver ...

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More burning than wine country

REDWOOD VALLEY  (AP) — Mendocino County is 70 miles north of California’s fabled wine country of Napa and Sonoma counties, now under siege from wildfires ...

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Hopes and plans destroyed overnight by deadly wildfires

SONOMA  (AP) — It was just another Sunday night. Sure, the wind was kicking up, but for hundreds of thousands of people in California’s wine ...

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IS END OF INFERNO ION SIGHT?

SANTA ROSA,  (AP) — With the winds dying down, fire officials said Sunday they have apparently “turned a corner” against the wildfires that have devastated California ...

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CHALLENGE ACADEMY

CHALLENGE ACADEMY

A 17-year-old girl who was living on the street with her 23-year-old boyfriend is now on a path to succeed in life.

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Telethon key to Boys & Girls Club helping 1,800 youth

Telethon key to Boys & Girls Club helping 1,800 youth

The Boys & Girls Club of Manteca-Lathrop has been relying on community support for 37 years to provide a safe haven for kids.

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Loretta: Welcoming face all the kids at club love

When you walk through the doors of the Boys and Girls Club in Manteca, you immediately feel at home.   That’s because Loretta Huerta is ...

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Bishop Blaire leading St. Anthony’s centennial celebration

There will be no 12:30 p.m. Spanish Mass on Sunday, Oct. 15, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca.

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Ripon starting yard waste pickup Sunday

The City of Ripon will soon be making the rounds to pick up the fall yard waste and brush.

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MANTECA IN JOB HUNT

MANTECA IN JOB HUNT

Work is starting on a 286,072-square-foot spec building in Spreckels Park on a parcel that backs up to the Highway 99 northbound transition ramp ...

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Trains thru area could easily double

What’s coming down the tracks in the Manteca-Ripon-Lathrop area is addressed broadly in the Caltrans vision for California’s rail plan for the next ...

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Ripon Police chief nabs fleeing suspect

Ripon Police Chief Ed Ormonde got his man as one of two suspects fled into an almond orchard Wednesday morning after officers made a traffic ...

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Illegal flophouse costs merchants

Illegal flophouse costs merchants

Zaya Aziz is frustrated.

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