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Death toll from Taiwan quake hits 34, hunt on for survivors

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — The death toll from a powerful earthquake that toppled a high-rise apartment building in Taiwan rose to at least 34, according to ...

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Sanders campaign plans clash with political realities

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders promises voters a “political revolution” that will fundamentally remake the American economy and its education and health care systems.

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Mormon church comes out against Utah medical pot bill

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a ...

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Former Seattle IRS agent to face trial on bribery charge

SEATTLE (AP) — A former IRS agent in Seattle is set to face trial this week on accusations that he solicited and received a $20,000 ...

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Officer sues estate of teen he shot

CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against ...

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Low pay forces South Dakota teachers to hold 2nd, 3rd jobs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Jessica Ries settles in behind the counter of Tip Top Tux and phones a couple to remind them of an ...

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Posted: feb. 07, 2016 6:18 p.m. | | Low pay forces South Dakota teachers to hold 2nd, 3rd jobs Comments 0 Comments


700 ALARMS DAILY

FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) — When this Long Island village switched on its “ring of steel” last fall, it knew it was getting a potent policing ...

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High-speed rail back in court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California voters embraced the idea of building the nation’s first real high-speed rail system, which promised to whisk travelers from San ...

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How Trump took on the NFL

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was known in New York by 1984 as a flashy newcomer to Manhattan real estate. But football, not business, was what ...

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Jury awards $5.7M to drug planting victims

SANTA ANA  (AP) — An Orange County couple was ordered to pay $5.7 million for planting drugs in the car of a former PTA president ...

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Teaching kids about ‘comfort women’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Guidelines for California educators on how to teach history students about the use of female sex slaves by Japanese soldiers during World ...

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Meningitis threat not high

SANTA CLARA (AP) — Officials say the public health threat of meningitis isn’t high enough to justify the widespread use of a vaccine approved for ...

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An even bigger splash

An even bigger splash

Want a peek at Manteca’s future?

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WOODWARD WASTES NOT

WOODWARD WASTES NOT

The third grader was about to drop a partially eaten corn dog into the white trash can with bright orange letters.

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Fire loss tops $500,000 for upscale home

The use of a fireplace to heat a 5,400-square-foot home on Southland Road, west of North Cottage Avenue, Friday morning caused a $500,000 ...

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Serving up Latin heat & flavor

Naresh Patel knew there was potential in the old taqueria next to his business on West Yosemite Ave.

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Doctor gets 30 to life in deaths

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles-area doctor convicted of second-degree murder for prescribing pain killers that killed three patients was sentenced Friday to 30 years ...

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Executive facing ouster defends tenure

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The top executive at the powerful California Coastal Commission defended his record on the job Friday as he faced an effort to ...

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2 planes collide midair, plunge into ocean

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two small planes collided over the ocean just outside Los Angeles Harbor and plunged into the water Friday, prompting a massive search ...

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Man who gave name to ‘Peanuts’ Linus dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown’s ...

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1996: Severance pay for Spreckels

100 years ago

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Some say San Francisco’s open-air urinal must go

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney representing a group of civic organizations has sent a legal claim letter to the city of San Francisco threatening to ...

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Posted: feb. 05, 2016 8:36 p.m. | | Some say San Francisco’s open-air urinal must go Comments 0 Comments


California man convicted of robbing Craigslist customers

OAKLAND  (AP) — A Northern California man has been convicted of participating in an elaborate jewelry robbery ring that used online ad service Craigslist to lure ...

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Drought’s hardest-hit sectors may need years of support

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dying native fish, rural communities with dry wells and some other sectors hardest-hit by California’s drought may still need extra support ...

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New life for Orchard Valley?

New life for Orchard Valley?

 It was heralded as the next hot retail trend — a shopping center designed to replicate the feel of an old-fashioned downtown.

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HONORING VETERANS

HONORING VETERANS

The dedication of the Korean War Mural is still months away.

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Weston students cheer the Revolution

Weston students cheer the Revolution

History came to life Thursday morning for period costumed students in Susan Kirk’s classroom as they took a walk through the American Revolution at ...

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Dropping gas prices cutting city revenue

Gas prices dipping below $2 is good news if you’re a motorist.

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Lathrop spends $112K for cable TV coverage

Just how much does it cost to watch the Lathrop City Council on your local public access television?

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First research links California earthquakes to oil operations

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 2005 spate of quakes in California’s Central Valley almost certainly was triggered by oilfield injection underground, a study published Thursday ...

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No one submits verified claim for $63 million lotto jackpot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luck may have run out for the winner of a California Lottery jackpot: The person has apparently let $63 million slip away.

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Posted: feb. 05, 2016 12:38 a.m. | | No one submits verified claim for $63 million lotto jackpot Comments 0 Comments
HOMELESS

HOMELESS

The homeless are making themselves right at home in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 12:37 a.m. | | HOMELESS Comments 1 Comment
MATANCA TRADITION

MATANCA TRADITION

Jodie Correia, like many residents of Portuguese descent in Manteca and surrounding areas, can’t remember a time when their families did not take part ...

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Manteca adds 8 new police officers

Manteca adds 8 new police officers

Eight new Manteca police officers were officially sworn in by City Clerk Joan Tilton on Monday.

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Manteca mail theft upswing

Mail thefts in Manteca aren’t slowing down.

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 12:32 a.m. | | Manteca  mail theft upswing Comments 0 Comments

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