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River Islands wants to join MUSD

River Islands wants to join MUSD

River Islands at Lathrop wants to be in the Manteca Unified School District.

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BACK IN FULL GLORY

BACK IN FULL GLORY

Les Thomas is patriotic.

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Posted: jul. 31, 2014 12:59 a.m. | | BACK IN FULL GLORY Comments 0 Comments


Rural Manteca murder case moves forward

One of the two suspected Hells Angels motorcycle club members believed to be responsible for the murder of 26-year-old Daniel Martinez of Lathrop in August of 2011 will be in court today. 

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Posted: jul. 31, 2014 12:58 a.m. | | Rural Manteca murder case moves forward Comments 0 Comments


Restuccia, Smith running for seat on Ripon council

Michael Restuccia, a one-time mayor, is again in the running for a seat on the Ripon City Council.

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Posted: jul. 31, 2014 12:57 a.m. | | Restuccia, Smith running for seat on Ripon council Comments 0 Comments


Only 1 of 3 incumbents in council race so far

LATHROP – Only one of the three incumbents has taken the first step towards securing his seat for the next four years.

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Posted: jul. 31, 2014 12:56 a.m. | | Only 1 of 3 incumbents in council race so far Comments 0 Comments


Candidate is a liquor store owner and proud of it

Mike Morowit is not running away from who he is.

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Sign of the times: Cantu first one up

Ben Cantu gets points for being eager.

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Posted: jul. 31, 2014 12:54 a.m. | | Sign of the times: Cantu first one up Comments 0 Comments


Crumpled car graces West Yosemite Ave.

Hasn’t anyone that enforces abandoned car rules noticed the crumpled sedan complete with jagged metal sticking out and shattered glass around it parked on West Yosemite Avenue near Johnny’s Restaurant?

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$500 gutter flooding fine for Los Angeles?

On the first day of the state’s “get tough” water conservation rules, a Los Angeles water pipe broke spilling 20 million gallons of water, submerging 960 cars in an underground parking garage, covering the University of California Los Angeles Pauley Pavilion’s basketball court with 10 inches of water, and has caused other damages.

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Posted: jul. 31, 2014 12:53 a.m. | | $500 gutter flooding fine for Los Angeles? Comments 0 Comments


Silverman is off and running

Richard Silverman last week became the first candidate to qualify for the Manteca City Council ballot as all of his signatures on his nomination papers have been verified.

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On good authority: Roger Craig in Tracy

Sports Authority is opening a store in Tracy’s West Valley Mall on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 8 a.m.

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Bass Pro offers free seminars during Fall Hunting Classic

Bass Pro’s  Fall Hunting Classic at 1356 Bass Pro Drive in Manteca is set for Aug. 1 to Aug. 17.

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Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing kids

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally.

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House GOP scrambles for votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans, scrambling to win conservative support for a bill addressing the immigration crisis on the border, have scheduled a companion vote on legislation to block President Barack Obama from extending deportation relief to any more immigrants here illegally.

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Drone with contraband crashes at SC prison

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A drone carrying cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a South Carolina maximum-security prison never made it inside the 12-foot-high razor wire fence, and authorities said Wednesday they are looking for one of two people accused in connection with trying to sneak it in.

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Posted: jul. 30, 2014 9:03 p.m. | | Drone with contraband crashes at  SC prison Comments 0 Comments


Weather kills 2,000 a year; cold top culprit

NEW YORK (AP) — The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.

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World Trade Center ship dates to 1773

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a ship tied to two critical points in American history: Sept. 11, 2001, and the eve of the Revolutionary War.

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Police arrest mom, say son, 7, went to park alone

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who let her 7-year-old son walk alone to a park has been charged with felony child neglect.

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Man tried to smother ill dad who later died

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Florida man is accused of trying to suffocate his terminally ill father by holding his hand over the man’s nose and mouth at a suburban Cleveland nursing home, police said. The 86-year-old man died a few hours later.

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Ex-IRS official called conservatives ‘crazies

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former IRS official at the center of the agency’s tea party controversy referred to some right-wing Republicans as “crazies” and more in emails released Wednesday. A key GOP lawmaker says the remarks show that Lois Lerner was biased against conservative groups and targeted them for extra scrutiny.

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Foster parent charged with murder in kid’s hot car death

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man accused of leaving his 10-month-old foster child in a hot car where she died was charged Wednesday with murder.

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Sheriff: Baby left in hot van outside Florida doctor’s office

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A doctor and nurses went to the aid of a 2-month-old baby girl after a Florida mom left the infant in a hot minivan outside a pediatrician’s office for about an hour, authorities say.

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Crews work to protect Yosemite sequoias

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park from reaching a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.

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Pipe break flooding UCLA submerged 960 cars in water

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.

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Psych exam for young wildfire suspect

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A girl suspected of starting the most destructive of nearly a dozen wildfires that ripped through Southern California in May was ordered Wednesday to be psychologically evaluated to determine if she is fit to stand trial.

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Overhaul approved for Richmond refinery

RICHMOND (AP) — Leaders of a San Francisco Bay Area city approved a $1 billion upgrade of Chevron’s troubled 1960s-era oil refinery, the largest in Northern California, after the company agreed to safety and piping upgrades and greater community investment, a newspaper reported.

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Defense attorney: Merced DA’s son is innocent

MERCED (AP) — The attorney for a California district attorney’s son charged with murder says his client is innocent and authorities have arrested the wrong person.

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NEWS FROM ACROSS CALIFORNIA

• SAN FRANCISCO LEADERS PUT $15 WAGE ON BALLOT: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors have voted in favor of The  supervisors voted unanimously and without comment in favor of the move on Tuesday.

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Two women survive ordeal along Indiana railroad bridge

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women as a freight train bore down on them as they walked along an 80-foot-high railroad bridge in Indiana.

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Economy picking up steam

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.

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Samsung quarter profit miss forecast

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. reported lower-than-expected profit for the second quarter on Thursday and said it was uncertain if handset business profit would improve during the current period.

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McKinley-120 interchange

McKinley-120 interchange

The proposed McKinley Avenue interchange could be the first step toward easing congestion on the 120 Bypass.

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Board asks voters to OK $159M school bond

The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees has spoken. Yes to a $159 million school bond.

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Posted: jul. 30, 2014 1:33 a.m. | | Board asks voters to OK $159M school bond Comments 0 Comments
TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS

TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS

Mike Morowit’s financial savvy has managed to keep Miner Mart a viable business through two economic downturns and a tectonic shift in Manteca retailing during the past 20 years.

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Still no arrest in murder of 22-year-old

It’s been more than four months since vagrants crawling through a dumpster behind a Manteca dental office discovered the body of 22-year-old Kelly Marelich.

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Posted: jul. 30, 2014 1:31 a.m. | | Still no arrest in murder of 22-year-old Comments 1 Comment

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