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Remy Ma beats Nicki Minaj at BET Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Remy Ma has ended rival Nicki Minaj’s seven-year winning streak at the 2017 BET Awards, a show highlighted by ‘90s R ...

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8 injured after man drives into LA pool

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say eight people were injured after an SUV crashed into a motel swimming pool, KABC TV reports.

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Man catches teen falling from park ride

NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew Howard Sr. was just leaving a New York amusement park Saturday evening with his family when he heard someone screaming for ...

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Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Japan, US

NEW YORK (AP) — Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall ...

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Homeless college students a growing concern on campuses

DETROIT (AP) — Jennifer Carr knows she’s not the profile of a typical college student. The Detroit-area woman is 37 and has battled alcohol and ...

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Copper thieves gut Tulsa’s streetlight grid

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — For years, residents in this cash-strapped city watched helplessly as thieves gutted 33 miles (53 kilometers) of streetlight wiring, plunging long stretches ...

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Trump: Not ‘that far off’ from passing health overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn’t think congressional Republicans are “that far off” on a health overhaul to ...

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Juveniles found with guns say it was part of a prank

SANTA CLARITA (AP) — Los Angeles County authorities say two juveniles found in a car with guns and live ammunition told authorities they were attempting to ...

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New Lake Tahoe lodge praised

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — More than two decades after developers first faced a series of stringent regulations, a $100 million lodge has opened on the south ...

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Wet winter ups the ante for hikers on Pacific Crest Trail

Wet winter ups the ante for hikers on Pacific Crest Trail

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK  (AP) — Anya Sellsted had scaled scary snow-covered passes and forded frightening rivers during her solo hike from Mexico to Canada when the ...

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1987: City to rectify dangerous ‘brick’ crosswalks in downtown Manteca

1987: City to rectify dangerous ‘brick’ crosswalks in downtown Manteca

100 years ago

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Snowmelt triggers flooding in SJ Valley

KINSBURG (AP) — People living along a swelling river in Central California were ordered to evacuate after levee breaches along the Kings River, authorities said Saturday.

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LAPD chief urges cadets to be ethical in wake of scandal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police Chief Charlie Beck told graduating cadets on Saturday to “be strong. Be ethically correct. Do the right thing” after a scandal ...

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SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite ...

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MRPS HOLY GHOST CELEBRATION

MRPS HOLY GHOST CELEBRATION

At the end of the day, it’s all about faith.

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Status report Monday on Colony Oak project

An update on the reconstruction of Colony Oak Elementary School is scheduled to take place at Monday’s Ripon Unified school board meeting.

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She’s living proof there’s hope

She’s living proof there’s hope

If you wonder how the homeless try to stay cool on a 100-degree day, just ask Michelle Whittaker.

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Petco plans Manteca location

Manteca is getting a third store devoted exclusively to pets.

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152 DEGREES & BAKING

152 DEGREES & BAKING

“It’s going to be hot” they said.

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Illegal dumping: Ripon looks at vehicle impound

Those who get busted for illegal dumping in the City of Ripon could face stiff fines along with having their vehicle impounded.

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MANTECA SKATES BY

MANTECA SKATES BY

People flock to skate parks in Ripon and Lathrop.

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Puppets help string youth along in learning

Puppets help string youth along in learning

Veteran educator Barbara Pinto-Choate is employing puppetry to get kids hooked on learning.

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Measure C sales tax receipts soar to $2.9M

Estimates prior to the 2014 election predicted that Lathrop could end up taking in an extra $2 million annually if voters were to approve a ...

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Posted: jun. 23, 2017 12:38 a.m. | | Measure C sales tax  receipts soar to $2.9M Comments 0 Comments
Less manpower, longer response

Less manpower, longer response

Manteca Police — despite having two less officers than in 2011 when the city had 7,000 fewer residents and 5,000 less calls for service ...

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GET READY FOR 111

GET READY FOR 111

Today could be one for the record books.

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Posted: jun. 22, 2017 1:27 a.m. | | GET READY FOR 111 Comments 0 Comments


Delta Charter picks up 177 students from within Manteca USD

Delta Charter Schools based in the Tracy area last school year had 177 students that reside within the Manteca Unified School enrolled either in their ...

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Posted: jun. 22, 2017 1:23 a.m. | | Delta Charter picks up 177 students from within Manteca USD Comments 0 Comments


Ripon Police plans illegal fireworks crackdown for 4th

The Ripon Police Department will be out in force, looking out for those using illegal fireworks as the Fourth of July nears.

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Woodward 3rd grader places 2nd at Braille Challenge

Woodward 3rd grader places 2nd at Braille Challenge

Walter Woodward Elementary School third grader Miles Lima took second at the Braille Challenge at the University of Southern California.

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Posted: jun. 22, 2017 1:12 a.m. | | Woodward 3rd grader places 2nd at Braille Challenge Comments 0 Comments


Info meeting Sunday part of effort to form an orchestra

“Vivace” – music in a brisk and spirited manner – is the focal point of a choir and instrumental ensemble being created by veteran educator Barbara Pinto-Choate.

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Posted: jun. 22, 2017 1:12 a.m. | | Info meeting Sunday part of effort to form an orchestra Comments 0 Comments


District says it doesn’t sell student information

Is the Manteca Unified School District in the business of selling student information for profit?

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Posted: jun. 22, 2017 1:11 a.m. | | District says it doesn’t sell student information Comments 0 Comments
3 FIRES, SAME PLACE

3 FIRES, SAME PLACE

The Manteca Fire Department plans to institute legal steps that could lead to razing a vacant downtown building that caught on fire for the third ...

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Posted: jun. 21, 2017 12:50 a.m. | | 3 FIRES, SAME PLACE Comments 0 Comments
Longer trucks coming to Lathrop Road?

Longer trucks coming to Lathrop Road?

In the end, there wasn’t much for the Lathrop City Council to discuss when it came to whether to award the contract for the ...

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Posted: jun. 21, 2017 12:49 a.m. | | Longer trucks coming to Lathrop Road? Comments 1 Comment


Traffic stop yields explosive devices

What started out as a routine traffic stop for expired registration ended up requiring the San Joaquin County Metropolitan Bomb Squad.

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BONUS BUCKS DELIVER

BONUS BUCKS DELIVER

Bonus bucks — the money paid by developers to assure sewer capacity certainty over multiple years — is being tapped to support Manteca’s efforts to address ...

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Posted: jun. 21, 2017 12:41 a.m. | | BONUS BUCKS DELIVER Comments 0 Comments


Vitality Bowl opening in Manteca

Some people argue Manteca doesn’t have the healthy dining options of communities such as Pleasanton, Cupertino, Palo Alto, Pleasant Hill, Dublin, Livermore, Lafayette, Walnut ...

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Posted: jun. 21, 2017 12:40 a.m. | | Vitality Bowl opening in Manteca Comments 0 Comments

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