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BUREAUCRATIC BUMBLING

BUREAUCRATIC BUMBLING

The San Joaquin River that is imperiling farms in South Manteca and roughly 40,000 residents in Lathrop and Weston Ranch would be less of ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 12:44 a.m. | | BUREAUCRATIC BUMBLING Comments 0 Comments


Lathrop levee status: Things good so far

As fears of flooding along the San Joaquin River mount, the City of Lathrop has issued a bulletin to residents to explain the situation that ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 12:44 a.m. | | Lathrop levee status: Things good so far Comments 0 Comments


Converting Colony Oak to STEM school advances

Plans of transitioning Colony Oak Elementary School into a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) campus will take another step forward on Monday.

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 12:43 a.m. | | Converting Colony Oak to STEM school advances Comments 0 Comments


Rotary honors two Kiwanians

Chuck Crutchfield and Steve DeBrum – both longtime Kiwanis members – were surprised at a 100-year Rotary Foundation celebration Thursday night at Spring Creek Country Club with ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 12:43 a.m. | | Rotary honors two Kiwanians Comments 0 Comments
Winds play havoc with trees, traffic

Winds play havoc with trees, traffic

Fire Departments in Manteca, Lathrop and Ripon were busy Friday with endless calls about fallen trees and downed power lines caused by the extreme wind ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 12:30 a.m. | | Winds play havoc with trees, traffic Comments 0 Comments
MANTECA’S DEADLY STREETS

MANTECA’S DEADLY STREETS

It’s not your imagination. Manteca’s streets are getting dangerous.

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:26 a.m. | | MANTECA’S DEADLY STREETS Comments 0 Comments


Two Ripon fifth graders battle cancer

The yearly “Elegant Edibles” fundraiser at Ripon’s Weston School set for 6 p.m. until midnight Saturday at the Ripon Community Center will also ...

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:25 a.m. | | Two Ripon fifth graders battle cancer Comments 0 Comments


Project means more traffic at 120 Bypass & Yosemite ramps

With the commercial and light industrial growth expected in the area, the Yosemite Avenue/GuthmillerRoad exit off the 120 Bypass is going to be seeing ...

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:25 a.m. | | Project means more  traffic at 120 Bypass & Yosemite ramps Comments 1 Comment


City residents urged to keep up to date on conditions, services

Manteca is not taking any chances.

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:20 a.m. | | City residents urged to keep up to date on conditions, services Comments 0 Comments
MANTECA ISSUES FLOOD WARNING

MANTECA ISSUES FLOOD WARNING

Tony Cardoza sits in his pickup truck on a levee in South Manteca and looks out of the swollen San Joaquin River that has completely ...

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:11 a.m. | | MANTECA ISSUES FLOOD WARNING Comments 0 Comments


Weather, floods force ACE into limited service today & Monday

Following a three-day interruption of rail service due to weather conditions, the Altamont Corridor Express continues limited service today and Monday with full resumption of ...

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:11 a.m. | | Weather, floods force ACE into limited service today & Monday Comments 0 Comments


Downtown venues may soon be able to serve alcohol beverages outdoors

The Ripon City Council continues to work towards offering more for the downtown dining experience.

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 1:10 a.m. | | Downtown venues may soon be able to serve alcohol beverages outdoors Comments 0 Comments
Extensive rain makes pallets essential

Extensive rain makes pallets essential

Pallets often become essential for navigating Manteca Unified school campuses during extensive periods of rain.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 1:25 a.m. | | Extensive rain makes pallets essential Comments 0 Comments
SUICIDAL MAN SHOT ON 99

SUICIDAL MAN SHOT ON 99

A suicidal man who apparently wanted police to shoot him walked onto southbound Highway 99 near the Lathrop Road overcrossing Wednesday morning setting up a ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 1:25 a.m. | | SUICIDAL MAN SHOT ON 99 Comments 1 Comment


Ready to flee should river levees fail

When the order to evacuate comes today or any time between now and this weekend, Robert Gilley is ready.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 1:19 a.m. | | Ready to flee should river levees fail Comments 0 Comments


Will this be 12th flood in 90 years?

High stakes behind-the-scenes jockeying has been underway for the past two days as South County officials scramble to get the state bureaucracy to take steps ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 1:19 a.m. | | Will this be 12th flood in 90 years? Comments 0 Comments
EMERGENCY LEVEE PATCH

EMERGENCY LEVEE PATCH

If anybody wants to know how serious the threat of flood is from the levees of the San Joaquin River is to those who live ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 1:12 a.m. | | EMERGENCY LEVEE PATCH Comments 0 Comments


Dredging: It could reduce flood fears

“Sediment has been identified as a significant contributor to the aggradation of the San Joaquin River and reduces its capacity to carry flood waters.” — Excerpt ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2017 1:13 a.m. | | Dredging: It could reduce flood fears Comments 0 Comments
29 YEARS SERVING & PROTECTING

29 YEARS SERVING & PROTECTING

Nick Obligacion recalled answering a newspaper ad in 1988 for a deputy sheriff position in Monterey County as he was stepping down last week as ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2017 1:12 a.m. | | 29 YEARS SERVING & PROTECTING Comments 0 Comments
Doctors Hospital auxiliary offering scholarships

Doctors Hospital auxiliary offering scholarships

The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary volunteers are seeking applications for their medical scholarships to help fund college tuitions from the profits of their gift ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2017 1:12 a.m. | | Doctors Hospital auxiliary offering scholarships Comments 0 Comments
KEEPING EYE ON DON PEDRO

KEEPING EYE ON DON PEDRO

LATHROP – There is 10,887 cubic feet of water per second flowing into Don Pedro Reservoir.

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Posted: feb. 15, 2017 12:48 a.m. | | KEEPING EYE ON DON PEDRO Comments 0 Comments


Serious crime was flat during ‘16 in Manteca

Serious crime per 1,000 — the yardstick the FBI uses to provide apple to apple crime comparisons on an annual basis — was down ever so ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2017 12:47 a.m. | | Serious crime was flat during ‘16 in Manteca Comments 0 Comments


Ripon aerial Fourth fireworks fizzling out

The hopes for fireworks in Ripon this year have all but fizzled out.

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Posted: feb. 15, 2017 12:47 a.m. | | Ripon aerial Fourth fireworks fizzling out Comments 0 Comments
Manteca considering look at truck routes

Manteca considering look at truck routes

Manteca is preparing to address truck issues throughout Manteca.

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:31 a.m. | | Manteca considering look at truck routes Comments 1 Comment
SAN JOAQUIN RIVER WATCH

SAN JOAQUIN RIVER WATCH

The San Joaquin River is expected to flow over levees 12 miles south of Manteca sometime Thursday near Vernalis at the confluence of the Stanislaus ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:25 a.m. | | SAN JOAQUIN RIVER WATCH Comments 0 Comments
SJ RIVER RESCUE

SJ RIVER RESCUE

Lathrop Manteca firefighters rescued a 53 year-old Manteca man Monday afternoon who ended up floating two miles downstream on the swollen San Joaquin River while ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:24 a.m. | | SJ RIVER RESCUE Comments 1 Comment


35 evacuees being housed in Manteca

On Sunday evening, about 190,000 residents in the danger areas of the potential Oroville Dam spillway failure were ordered to evaluate.

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:23 a.m. | | 35 evacuees being housed in Manteca Comments 0 Comments


Ripon tries to clean up spring clean up

The annual Spring Clean Up in Ripon may be more bad than good.

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:23 a.m. | | Ripon tries to clean up spring clean up Comments 0 Comments


Gun industry seeks to ease government restrictions on silencers

ATLANTA (AP) — They are the stuff of legend, wielded by hit men and by James Bond. For decades, buying a silencer for a firearm has ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:08 a.m. | | Gun industry seeks  to ease government  restrictions on silencers Comments 0 Comments


Judge denies request to halt Dakota A pipeline work

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday refused to stop construction on the last stretch of the Dakota Access pipeline, which is progressing much faster ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:08 a.m. | | Judge denies request to  halt Dakota A pipeline work Comments 0 Comments


DHS arrested 680 illegals during week-long roundup

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department said Monday that 680 people were arrested in roundups last week targeting immigrants living illegally in the United States ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:07 a.m. | | DHS arrested 680 illegals during week-long roundup Comments 0 Comments


Passenger-carrying drone to fly in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Up, up and away: Dubai hopes to have a passenger-carrying drone regularly buzzing through the skyline of this futuristic city-state ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:07 a.m. | | Passenger-carrying  drone to fly in Dubai Comments 0 Comments


White House names replacement shortlist

NEW YORK (AP) — His administration dealt a significant blow after not even a month in office, President Donald Trump must now fill a vital national ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:07 a.m. | | White House names  replacement shortlist Comments 0 Comments


Lance Armstrong loses bid to halt $100M suit

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Monday refused to block the government’s $100 million lawsuit against Lance Armstrong, putting the former cyclist on ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:07 a.m. | | Lance Armstrong loses bid to halt $100M suit Comments 0 Comments


Nevada lawmaker seeks ban on human microchips

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Computer chips that store personal information and could be used to pinpoint someone’s location could not be implanted in humans ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:06 a.m. | | Nevada lawmaker seeks ban on human microchips Comments 0 Comments

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