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SETTING GOALS

SETTING GOALS

RIPON — When the coach says to come out aggressive, it pays to come out aggressive.

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CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK

CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK

What is there to do in Manteca on a Friday night in December?

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Posted: dec. 03, 2016 12:22 a.m. | | CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK Comments 0 Comments
Funeral for Ripon Battalion Chief draws 500 mourners

Funeral for Ripon Battalion Chief draws 500 mourners

Battalion Chief Dave Luis drew an overflow crowd to the P.L. Fry and Son Chapel on Manteca’s  North Union Road filling the interior ...

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Posted: dec. 03, 2016 12:21 a.m. | | Funeral for Ripon Battalion Chief draws 500 mourners Comments 0 Comments


Polarizing Fant reflects on time served for MUSD

He’s seen as either somebody who fights unapologetically for those who elected him or somebody who was willing to go so far as break ...

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Posted: dec. 03, 2016 12:21 a.m. | | Polarizing Fant reflects on time served for MUSD Comments 0 Comments


Lathrop votes to increase available sewer capacity

LATHROP – The City of Lathrop is preparing for the massive growth that is coming its way.

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Posted: dec. 03, 2016 12:21 a.m. | | Lathrop votes to increase  available sewer capacity Comments 0 Comments


Ripon, Manteca unified students prepare for county Spelling Bee

The top spellers in the area will gather Wednesday at the San Joaquin County Office of Education’s Wentworth Education Center, 2707 Transworld Dr. in ...

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Posted: dec. 03, 2016 12:20 a.m. | | Ripon, Manteca unified students  prepare for county Spelling Bee Comments 0 Comments


Del Webb founder had SJ Valley roots

The largest residential development so far in Manteca history — and one that is slowly changing the city’s demographics —is the progression of an idea ...

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Wining and dining in annual Taste of Ripon

The annual “Taste of Ripon” 21st annual event brought out the excitement of the holidays with couples and small groups strolling through the downtown enjoying ...

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California state-worker union cancels Monday strike

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California’s largest public-employee union on Friday canceled a planned one-day strike, averting a potentially disruptive protest that would have kept up to ...

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Posted: dec. 03, 2016 12:11 a.m. | | California state-worker union cancels Monday strike Comments 0 Comments


California treasurer asks Trump for guidance on pot, banking

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Treasurer John Chiang on Friday appealed to President-elect Donald Trump for guidance on how the state’s projected $7 billion marijuana ...

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Posted: dec. 03, 2016 12:11 a.m. | | California treasurer asks Trump for guidance on pot, banking Comments 0 Comments


San Bernardino recalls terror attack with silence, speakers

SAN BERNARDINO  (AP) — At the moment when shooters unleashed terror on San Bernardino a year ago, county employees remembered their fallen colleagues in silence late ...

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Posted: dec. 03, 2016 12:11 a.m. | | San Bernardino recalls terror attack with silence, speakers Comments 0 Comments


Prosecutor: Man admits guilt in deadly California bank heist

STOCKTON (AP) — A man pleaded guilty to a 2014 bank robbery and gunbattle with police in Stockton that ended with the death of a woman ...

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Posted: dec. 03, 2016 12:10 a.m. | | Prosecutor: Man admits guilt in deadly California bank heist Comments 0 Comments


Sex assault report casts shadow on SF Bay Area high school

CONCORD (AP) — Accusations of an on-campus sex assault have pointed a negative light on a San Francisco Bay Area Catholic high school with a nationally ...

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Posted: dec. 03, 2016 12:10 a.m. | | Sex assault report casts shadow on SF Bay Area high school Comments 0 Comments


Cicely Tyson performs Langston Hughes at Ebony gala

BEVERLY HILLS (AP) — Cicely Tyson performed a Langston Hughes poem as she accepted a lifetime achievement award from Ebony magazine.

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Posted: dec. 03, 2016 12:10 a.m. | | Cicely Tyson performs Langston Hughes at Ebony gala Comments 0 Comments


Cheeky notices condemning hate appear on SF commuter trains

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Official looking yet unauthorized notices warning against racist, sexist and homophobic behavior have been found on San Francisco Bay Area commuter trains.

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Posted: dec. 03, 2016 12:10 a.m. | | Cheeky notices condemning hate appear on SF commuter trains Comments 0 Comments


Section of Mulholand drive in Ripon repaved

A stretch of Mulholand Drive in Ripon was recently repaved.

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Posted: dec. 02, 2016 12:41 a.m. | | Section of Mulholand drive in Ripon repaved Comments 0 Comments
LIGHTENING THE MOOD

LIGHTENING THE MOOD

Scott Heaton and his City of Manteca crew added a new touch to lighting up the city Christmas tree.

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Cannery was first Manteca industry

Cannery was first Manteca industry

Manteca’s first industrial employer wasn’t Spreckels Sugar.

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RTD provides options for commuters

RTD provides options for commuters

The San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) compares favorably with other forms of transportation in the county, RTD spokesman Nate Knott told Manteca Rotarians at ...

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City manager on paid administrative leave

City manager on paid administrative leave

Manteca’s city manager Elena Reyes, after serving only a four-month tenure in her new position, has been placed on paid administrative leave, according to ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 11:35 p.m. | | City manager on paid administrative leave Comments 0 Comments
LET IT SHINE

LET IT SHINE

The names on the sheets of paper posted outside of Doctor’s Hospital of Manteca Wednesday night told a story.

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Drunk driver smashes into Manteca home

Drunk driver smashes into Manteca home

It was the scene of a runaway driver on Sallie O Drive at 10 p.m. Tuesday night when a DUI driver’s wild but ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 11:34 p.m. | | Drunk driver smashes into Manteca home Comments 0 Comments


Powers left mark on farming & Manteca

Ed Powers was a 24-year-old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 11:33 p.m. | | Powers  left mark  on farming  & Manteca Comments 0 Comments


City won’t shut off water in December

LATHROP – The City of Lathrop is giving every Lathrop resident behind on their water bill a Christmas present this year.

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 11:33 p.m. | | City won’t shut off water in December Comments 0 Comments


Thousands attend Rockefeller Christmas tree lighting

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of rain-drenched revelers gathered in midtown Manhattan Wednesday night to watch the annual lighting of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center.

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3 more bodies found in Tennessee wildfire; toll at 7

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Three more bodies were found in the ruins of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and businesses in the Great Smoky Mountains ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 10:30 p.m. | | 3 more bodies found in Tennessee wildfire; toll at 7 Comments 0 Comments


Miami exiles rally for Cuba freedom after Castro death

MIAMI (AP) — Hundreds of Cuban exiles in Miami rallied Wednesday for freedom and democracy on the communist island following the death of revolutionary leader Fidel ...

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The Latest: 4 arrested as protests remain calm in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a decision not to charge an officer who shot a black man in Charlotte, North Carolina (all times ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 10:29 p.m. | | The Latest: 4 arrested as protests remain calm in Charlotte Comments 0 Comments


Prosecutor clears officer in man’s death, says man was armed

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A prosecutor on Wednesday cleared a Charlotte police officer in the killing of a black man whose death touched off civil ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 10:29 p.m. | | Prosecutor clears officer in man’s death, says man was armed Comments 0 Comments


Lawsuits challenge abortion restrictions in 3 states

NEW YORK (AP) — Taking the offensive after Election Day setbacks, Planned Parenthood and its allies filed lawsuits Wednesday in North Carolina, Missouri and Alaska challenging ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 10:28 p.m. | | Lawsuits challenge abortion restrictions in 3 states Comments 0 Comments


NBC boss, ‘Mary Tyler Moore Show’ producer Tinker dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Grant Tinker, who brought new polish to the TV world and beloved shows including “Hill Street Blues” to the audience as both ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 10:26 p.m. | | NBC boss, ‘Mary Tyler Moore Show’ producer Tinker dies Comments 0 Comments


End of watch funeral, memorial services for Luis set for friday

A traditional end-of-watch funeral service for Ripon Battalion Chief David Luis is being held Friday at 9 a.m. at the P.L. Fry and ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 11:32 p.m. | | End of watch funeral, memorial services for Luis set for friday Comments 0 Comments


California ponders legal pot, paying taxes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s legal marijuana industry is expected to involve everything from backyard growers to sprawling fields in the farm belt, storefront sellers ...

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Sheriff: California woman found with message burned on skin

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California woman abducted while jogging was branded by two female captors who kept their faces covered during the three weeks they ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 9:04 p.m. | | Sheriff: California woman found with message burned on skin Comments 0 Comments


California fugitive and sister arrested, 1 still at large

SAN JOSE (AP) — One of two inmates who sawed their way out of a Northern California county jail and vanished last week was recaptured late ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 9:04 p.m. | | California fugitive and sister arrested, 1 still at large Comments 0 Comments

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