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WWII veteran DC bound

WWII veteran DC bound

In April of 1944, James Dwight Spears decided to enlist in the military.

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BLENDED LIBRARIES

BLENDED LIBRARIES

There was a time if a high school student needed to check out a book from the school library for research on a history paper ...

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Serving family & food for 30 years

Serving family & food for 30 years

Ho Sun’s Kitchen was built on several key ingredients.

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Manteca must spend $1.75M for newer signs

Uncle Sam wants driving the streets of Manteca at night to be safer.

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Manteca seeks right- of-way for interchange

Manteca is getting ready to take steps to obtain right-of-way needed to convert the McKinley Avenue undercrossing of the 120 Bypass into a full-scale interchange.

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Shave your head to help teen moms

Guys who shave their heads can help teen moms in crisis.

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25 years of helping others shine

25 years of helping others shine

Patty Reece has devoted the last 25 years to helping others shine whether its brides for their wedding, police officers protecting Manteca, or service clubs ...

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Solar systems are hot

Solar systems are hot

The future looks bright for roof-top solar systems in Manteca — at least through the end of 2016.

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JASON MESSER’S PROBLEM

JASON MESSER’S PROBLEM

Jason Messer has a problem.

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Manteca water savings dip down to 28.4%

Manteca’s water conversation efforts slipped in August.

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Airship part of Color the Skies hot air balloon fete

What’s big, yellow, half the length of a football field, weights 1,984 pounds and can fly through the air at 25 mph?

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Sheep yields 30 sweaters worth of fleece

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A lost, overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 40 kilograms (89 pounds ...

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2nd DUI checkpoint is tonight

Manteca Traffic Enforcement Sgt. Paul Carmona is announcing the second drivers license/drunk driver check point to be held tonight between 7 p.m. and ...

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6 times drugs were mentioned during the MTV Video Music Awards show

NEW YORK (AP) — Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards were peppered with commercials warning young adults about the dangers of drugs — but during the show ...

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Kentucky clerks to license marriages as their boss is jailed

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies ...

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Prosecutor: Church shooting suspect to face death penalty

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers in what authorities said was a racially motivated crime during Bible study ...

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New federal requirements on cellphone surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new ...

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Cop fabricated claim that gunman shot at his cruiser

MILLIS, Mass. (AP) — An officer fabricated a claim that a gunman fired at his cruiser before it crashed into a tree and caught on fire ...

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Pastor: Mass baptism on football field was voluntary

VILLA RICA, Ga. (AP) — The pastor of a Georgia church involved in a mass baptism before a high school football practice said Thursday the school ...

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Trump vows no third-party bid

NEW YORK (AP) — Caving to intense Republican lobbying, presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid on Thursday and ...

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Keeping streets maintained

Keeping streets maintained

More fuel efficient vehicles are making it more difficult for cities such as Manteca to maintain streets, let alone alleys.

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MUSEUM SOCIAL

MUSEUM SOCIAL

The 23rd annual Manteca Historical Society shindig — the Fall BBQ & Ice Cream Social — is taking place on Sunday, Sept. 13, starting at 2 p.m ...

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Run part of Ripon balloon festival

Run part of Ripon balloon festival

Color the Skies will feature the 9th annual Rise.Shine.Give.RUN.

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Collection bins will require city permit

Concerns wishing to place unattended collection bins around Manteca for items ranging from clothes to books may soon have to do what people that conduct ...

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Spraying set for West Nile virus

Earlier this summer, the West Nile virus was discovered in the Manteca-Ripon area, according to the San Joaquin County Mosquito &Vector Control District.

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Mormon mission serves 209

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has opened a mission in Modesto serving Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop as well as the rest of ...

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State tells firm: Stop tapping Sierra springs

SONORA (AP) — Armed with evidence captured by surveillance cameras, California regulators have ordered a business to stop tapping Sierra Nevada spring water that is later ...

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FBI: Defendant in kidnapping blamed vaccine

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The man charged in a California kidnapping that police initially dismissed as a hoax said he acted alone, and that mental illness ...

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Oldest survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 passes on

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her ...

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California data shows arrests racial disparity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just 6 percent of Californians are African American, yet they are involved in 17 percent of all arrests in the state and ...

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LA school drug counselors charged in $46M fraud scheme

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some were students who had tried drugs or alcohol, but didn’t have substance abuse problems. Others were young addicts in need ...

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Full Manteca Fire staffing

Full Manteca Fire staffing

Manteca will soon be able to provide full coverage 24/7 at the fire station on Lathrop Road nestled against the Del Webb community.

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YOU CAN HELP

YOU CAN HELP

Joshua Cowell Elementary School is one of several drop-off points in the area supporting the Cpl. Charles O. Palmer II Memorial Troop Support Program.

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Army veteran searching for his therapy cat

Army veteran searching for his therapy cat

The Armstrong family is leaving their heart behind in a move this week to Missouri after their prized, gray therapy cat got out of the ...

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Manteca making list of possible dog park sites

Councilman Richard Silverman wants Manteca to deliver on a 12-year-old promise to create a city dog park.

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