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Move to swipe SSJID water

The Bureau of Reclamation is interpreting a state order designed to protect senior water right holders such as South San Joaquin Irrigation District during the drought as a directive to possibly cut off water releases for SSJID use from New Melones Reservoir.

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STATION NO. 3

STATION NO. 3

This has been a long time coming.

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Posted: oct. 21, 2014 2:47 a.m. | | STATION NO. 3 Comments 0 Comments
Manteca may ban homeless encampments

Manteca may ban homeless encampments

Homeless encampments anywhere in Manteca could be illegal by December.

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Posted: oct. 21, 2014 2:45 a.m. | | Manteca may ban homeless encampments Comments 1 Comment
Trustee Teicheira: A face of courage

Trustee Teicheira: A face of courage

Nancy Teicheira is someone who doesn’t get fazed easily. Time after time, she has shown that she is made of stern stuff – as a farmer, as a wife and mother, as a cancer survivor, and soon-to-be a four-term member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees.

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Posted: oct. 21, 2014 2:40 a.m. | | Trustee Teicheira: A face of courage Comments 0 Comments
Lawn blower season ramps up once again

Lawn blower season ramps up once again

You see them all the time: People armed with leaf blowers pushing grass clippings and other debris into the street and leaving it there.

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Posted: oct. 21, 2014 2:42 a.m. | | Lawn blower season ramps up once again Comments 0 Comments


Holiday bunco to benefit Junior Women

Dinner, dessert and games will fund service projects of the Manteca Junior Women’s Club.

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Murderer sues over porn ban

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A convicted murderer sentenced to more than a half-century behind bars is suing the state of Connecticut, saying its ban on pornography in prison violates his constitutional rights.

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CDC revises Ebola gear guidelines

ATLANTA (AP) — Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

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NBC’s Snyderman facing credibility issues over Ebola

NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren’t over for NBC News’ chief medical editor.

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Posted: oct. 20, 2014 9:32 p.m. | | NBC’s Snyderman facing credibility issues over Ebola Comments 0 Comments


Agency: Get your air bags fixed

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.

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UN to Detroit: Turn water back on

DETROIT (AP) — United Nations human rights experts described Detroit’s mass water shut-offs as “a man-made perfect storm” Monday and called on city officials to restore water to those unable to pay, including those with disabilities or chronic illnesses.

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6-year-old girl buying bubblegum killed in drive-by

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 6-year-old girl was killed during a drive-by shooting while shopping for bubblegum with her father at a convenience store in Kansas City, according to police, who are vowing to find those responsible for her death.

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Surfer fends off shark attack with fist, board

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A man surfing with his three young sons used his fist and surfboard to fend off a shark attack in waters off Maui that were rough and murky from a hurricane that churned passed Hawaii over the weekend.

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NEWS FROM ACROSS THE NATION

COLORADO PROPOSES EDIBLE POT BAN, THEN RETREATS: DENVER (AP) — Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public.

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Measure overhauls rainy day fund

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California would revamp its little-used rainy day fund to pay down billions in pension obligations and other debt and to provide a larger cushion against future economic downturns under a measure voters will decide in November.

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Posted: oct. 20, 2014 9:09 p.m. | | Measure overhauls rainy day fund Comments 0 Comments


Democratic dominance issue in legislative races

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Orange County Supervisor Janet Nguyen has been on the campaign trail telling voters how Democratic dominance would be bad for democracy.

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Rescuer carrying man from burning home

FRESNO (AP) — A man ran into a burning home in central California and came out carrying a man who lives inside over his shoulder as flames popped and exploded behind him.

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Marijuana is an issue in state attorney general race

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A Republican fighting to unseat California’s incumbent attorney general has adopted the unconventional strategy of seeking to legalize recreational marijuana as the centerpiece of his uphill campaign.

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Brown: State needs long-term water vision

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Addressing California’s longstanding water problems will take tens of billions of dollars more and a large dose of political compromise, but the epic drought may provide new motivation, Gov. Jerry Brown told a Stanford University water conference on Monday.

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Posted: oct. 20, 2014 8:29 p.m. | | Brown: State needs long-term water vision Comments 0 Comments


Youths, tech workers duel over San Francisco rec soccer field

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Teenage soccer players in San Francisco won an off-field victory over the city’s technology workers after a videotaped confrontation gained national attention.

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Yosemite may raise entrance, camping fees

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — Visitors to Yosemite National Park may soon have to pay more to enter and camp overnight, under proposed fee increases announced Monday.

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Cal State faculty reach tentative 3-year pay deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California State University faculty would get a pay raise under a tentative deal reached on a three-year contract.

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Posted: oct. 20, 2014 8:27 p.m. | | Cal State faculty reach tentative  3-year pay deal Comments 0 Comments


Santa Rosa man arrested in sledgehammer slaying

SANTA ROSA (AP) — A 33-year-old Santa Rosa man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his father, who police say was strangled and hit in the head with a sledgehammer.

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Metering for Austin Road ramp to 99

Metering for Austin Road ramp to 99

Manteca’s first ramp metering — red and green lights that control the flow of traffic onto a freeway — will be installed on the onramps to Highway 99 at Austin Road.

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Manteca prepares for Ebola

Manteca prepares for Ebola

Doctors Hospital is on a fast track to train its staff in case the dreaded Ebola virus makes its way to Manteca and Ripon. 

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Ripon may see safety signs at parks

Caution: Children at play.

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Proposed law targets public urination

There is a state law against urination and defecation in public.

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Holiday Tea assists needy women, kids

Simple acts of kindness by a group of people in and around Manteca are making a difference in the lives of untold numbers of needy and destitute women and children in all corners of the United States, the world and California.

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Suspected Nazi war criminals collected millions in Social Security

OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found.

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Comedians to honor Leno with humor prize

WASHINGTON (AP) — The joke is on Jay Leno this weekend as comedians salute the former “Tonight Show” host, who will receive the nation’s top humor prize.

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CDC to revise Ebola protocol

ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.

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Police hunt for clues by remains discovery

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — After finding remains that could be University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities interviewed nearby residents and picked through leaves on the side of a sparsely populated highway, searching for any clues or evidence.

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Fair Oaks teen triumphs after diving accident

FAIR OAKS (AP) — A suburban Sacramento teenager who was paralyzed from the chest down in a summer diving accident and vowed not to let it stop him from succeeding in his senior year of high school was named his school’s homecoming king on Saturday night.

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Archaeologists seek to uncover movie set in California sands

GUADALUPE  (AP) — Archaeologists working in the sand dunes along the Central California coast are digging up ancient sphinxes — but these are made of plaster.

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Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend on Sunday after violent parties near the city’s annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries.

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