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Strategy: Inconvenience homeless

Strategy: Inconvenience homeless

Manteca Police for the past six weeks have stepped up their pressure on the homeless at Library Park.

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RHS stadium facelift in home stretch

RHS stadium facelift in home stretch

Call it the home stretch of the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation’s seven-year effort of renovating the facilities at Ripon High.

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Posted: jul. 22, 2014 1:57 a.m. | | RHS stadium facelift in home stretch Comments 0 Comments
WOODWARD & WATER

WOODWARD & WATER

“Little drops of water

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Manteca sent tactical vehicle to shootout

The violent and deadly shootout following a North Stockton bank robbery last week drew hundreds of police officers from throughout San Joaquin County. 

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Posted: jul. 22, 2014 1:42 a.m. | | Manteca sent tactical vehicle to shootout Comments 0 Comments


Kit Oase files for re-election to Ripon board

By VINCE REMBULAT

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Posted: jul. 22, 2014 1:40 a.m. | | Kit Oase files for re-election to Ripon board Comments 0 Comments
Chamber seeks help to clean 2,500 flags

Chamber seeks help to clean 2,500 flags

The Manteca Chamber of Commerce along with a small army of volunteers have helped line Manteca’s streets with 2,500 flags at least 10 times a year since 2002 to mark major holidays.

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Posted: jul. 22, 2014 1:39 a.m. | | Chamber seeks help to clean 2,500 flags Comments 0 Comments


Police: Teens beat homeless to death

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinder blocks, bricks and a metal fence pole may have been terrorizing transients around Albuquerque for months, police said Monday.

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Hopkins pays $190M for pelvis exam videos, photos

BALTIMORE (AP) — A “rogue” gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world’s top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women and girls.

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Perry sending Guard to border

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally.

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Weather to aid in wildfire fight

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Calmer winds and cooler temperatures were allowing firefighters to go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles of terrain in Washington State and is the largest in state history.

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Friend convicted of impeding probe

BOSTON (AP) — A college friend was convicted Monday of trying to protect Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by agreeing with another friend to get rid of a backpack and disabled fireworks they took from his dorm room three days after the attack.

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Park to update goat plan after fatal attack

SEATTLE (AP) — Four years after a mountain goat fatally gored a hiker in Olympic National Park, officials are looking at ways to manage the goats to protect public safety and the environment.

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NEWS FROM ACROSS THE NATION

CHASE ENDS AS MAN RUNS INTO A MISS. POLICE ACADEMY: BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Police say a man who fled from a Mississippi traffic stop was apparently so focused on getting away he unknowingly ran into a law enforcement academy.

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Water supplies tighten

Water supplies tighten

There is less water than previously thought available from New Melones for South County farmers and municipal users in Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy.

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Posted: jul. 21, 2014 12:27 a.m. | | Water supplies tighten Comments 0 Comments
THE HAM MAN

THE HAM MAN

There are four seasons of the year – winter, spring, summer and fall.

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Ripon hosts 300 Police Explorer cadets

Ripon hosts 300 Police Explorer cadets

Some 300 Police Explorers from throughout the state converged on Ripon High to test their proficiencies in day-to-day police tactics and procedures in the fourth year of the Central Valley Explorer Competition.

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Panera Bread seeks OK from Manteca planners

Panera Bread is before the Manteca Planning Commission Tuesday seeking approval of a 4,200-square-foot restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.

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Walkup focusing on movie on mime

Jon Walkup is at it again.

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Stockton bank robber linked to 2 other heists

STOCKTON  — Police in Stockton confirmed Sunday that a bank robber killed in a recent police shootout and hostage situation was among those suspected in an earlier heist at the same bank branch.

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Hanks in Egypt to film ‘Hologram for the King’

CAIRO (AP) — Hollywood star Tom Hanks has started shooting portions of his new film “A Hologram for the King” in Egypt’s Red Sea resort city of Hurghada, the country’s state news agency reported Saturday.

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Ripon High planning all- class reunion Saturday

Ripon High School alumni are excited about their upcoming all-class reunion set for Saturday, July 26, at the Ripon Community Center from 6 p.m. until midnight.

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Fonda, Kardashian voice Fox animated episodes

BEVERLY HILLS (AP) — Jane Fonda, Sarah Silverman and Nick Offerman are among the guest voices on “The Simpsons” this fall, while Kim Kardashian lends her voice in the final episode of “American Dad.”

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Hanks in Egypt to film ‘Hologram for the King’

CAIRO (AP) — Hollywood star Tom Hanks has started shooting portions of his new film “A Hologram for the King” in Egypt’s Red Sea resort city of Hurghada, the country’s state news agency reported Saturday.

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RJ Reynolds vows to fight $23.6B award

MIAMI (AP) — The nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.

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‘Modified duty’ for medics after fatal NYC arrest

NEW YORK (AP) — Four emergency workers involved in the medical response for a New York City man who died in police custody after being put in an apparent chokehold have been placed on “modified duty” and barred from responding to 911 calls, the Fire Department of New York said Sunday.

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2 Americans killed in fighting

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (AP) — Two Americans who were soldiers for the Israel Defense Force were killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip.

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Weather may help wildfire fight

WINTHROP, Wash. (AP) — Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle flames that have been growing unfettered for a week and have covered hundreds of square miles.

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Iraq vet cited for owning 14 pet ducks

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ohio (AP) — An Army veteran who hurt his back during the Iraq War is worried a citation will result in him losing his 14 pet ducks, which he says are therapeutic.

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CHOOSING PHYSICIANS

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans consider insurance and a good bedside manner in choosing a doctor, but will that doctor provide high-quality care? A new poll shows that people don’t know how to determine that.

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Film actor, TV legend James Garner, 86, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.

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Posted: jul. 20, 2014 8:16 p.m. | | Film actor, TV legend  James Garner, 86, dies Comments 0 Comments


Tips for choosing a doctor

Referrals from another physician or family and friends are a first step in choosing a doctor, but specialists advise doing some research to finalize your choice.

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Drought hinders clean energy goals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Already locked in its third dry year, an ongoing drought could complicate California’s battle against global warming and make it more expensive, officials said.

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California man who co-authored Manson book dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Curt Gentry, a San Francisco writer who co-authored “Helter Skelter,” the true crime classic chronicling the Charles Manson case, has died at the age of 83.

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Bus becomes shower for SF homeless

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A nonprofit group is taking a novel approach to helping the homeless in San Francisco with a new bus that allows them to take a shower.

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Fire prevention citations applied unevenly throughout California

SACRAMENTO, (AP) — Gary Bennett spent much of the last three decades preparing his property in Napa County for the day when a wildfire would sweep over the hill, including clearing brush and grass around his three-bedroom home in a scenic canyon 85 miles north of San Francisco.

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