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Make Woodward safer

Make Woodward safer

Likening Woodward Avenue to the infamous — and deadly — Highway 84 commuter shortcut in Livermore, frustrated parents Tuesday demanded the Manteca City Council take steps to ...

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ANTI-CRIME PARTY

ANTI-CRIME PARTY

Del Webb residents were among more than 1,000 in Manteca who joined National Night Out efforts Tuesday in a bid to bring people together ...

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Lathrop High freshmen ready for Thursday

Lathrop High freshmen ready for Thursday

High school can be a fun time in a young person’s life.

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Teen prepares for court, not high school

Nikko Anaya should have by all counts been preparing for his junior year at Manteca High School.

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Crossroads hosting leadership summit

More than 400 area leaders are gathering Thursday and Friday at Crossroads Grace Community Church on Moffat Boulevard in Manteca to participate in the Global ...

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Hundreds join Ripon National Night Out


For the second straight year, the Ripon Consolidated Fire District took home the National Night Out watermelon-eating crown.

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MUSD: Drive safe around buses

Manteca Unified School District’s first day of school is Thursday, Aug. 6.

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Shackling video ignites debate

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The boy sat in a chair, the sound of his whimpering interrupted briefly by the clank of metal handcuffs closing around his ...

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GOP debate field is set: Trump, Bush in; Santorum, Fiorina out

CLEVELAND (AP) — Billionaire businessman Donald Trump will be front and center in the Republican Party’s leadoff presidential debate, scoring the top spot in Thursday ...

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Posted: aug. 04, 2015 7:40 p.m. | | GOP debate field is set: Trump,  Bush in; Santorum, Fiorina out Comments 0 Comments


Utah group to start Scout troop welcoming gay leaders

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Days after the Boy Scouts of America lifted a blanket ban on gay leaders, a Utah group that pressed for the ...

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Mormon church publishes photos in ttransparency push

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church took another step toward transparency Tuesday with the first published pictures of a small sacred stone it believes ...

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2 arrested after boy home alone hides in closet

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A 12-year-old Scottsdale boy home alone hid in a closet and tried to stay calm while two men began breaking into the ...

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APPLE SLUMP DEEPENS

CUPERTINO (AP) — Apple is slumping as the usually high-flying tech stock struggles with the burden of raised expectations.

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More than 380 sickened by cilantro-linked infection

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than 380 people in 26 U.S. states have been diagnosed with a stomach illness tied to Mexican cilantro contaminated ...

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CVS earnings rise despite no tobacco fix

NEW YORK (AP) — Pricey specialty drugs helped CVS Health cope with tobacco withdrawal and top analyst expectations in the second quarter.

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Woman can go ahead with suit alleging Facebook defamation

MENLO PARK (AP) — A teacher who said her ex-boyfriend broke into her Facebook account and sent malicious sexual statements can proceed with her lawsuit, a ...

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Posted: aug. 04, 2015 7:26 p.m. | | Woman can go ahead with suit alleging Facebook defamation Comments 0 Comments


John Deere recalls 2,070 lawn tractors

NEW YORK (AP) — Deere is recalling more than 2,000 lawn tractors because the brake arm can fail and cause a crash.

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Netflix to give workers with babies a year of paid leave

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is giving new parents on its payroll up to a year of paid leave in a move that could pressure other ...

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Illegals named to city commissions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Karina Macias was elected mayor of Huntington Park, a small city in Los Angeles County, she noticed that many of its ...

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Drought could hurt endangered fish caught in water fight

TRACY (AP) — California’s historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that’s played an outsized role in the state’s water wars.

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Judge rejects challenge to water cuts

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A California judge has rejected a challenge by a farmers’ group to agricultural water cuts sought by state regulators during the drought.

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Deaths of Yosemite base jumpers remain a mystery

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before jumping from ...

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Posted: aug. 04, 2015 7:03 p.m. | | Deaths of Yosemite base jumpers remain a mystery Comments 0 Comments


Week-old wildfire wreaks havoc on NorCal vacation spot

MIDDLETOWN  (AP) — A predictable but painful summertime ritual played out in half a dozen resort communities near California’s largest freshwater lake on Tuesday as ...

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Thousands of California convicts to regain voting rights under deal

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — California restored voting rights Tuesday to tens of thousands of criminals serving sentences under community supervision, reversing a decision by a state official ...

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Hollywood takes on troubled minds

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 1941 film “The Wolf Man” presents Larry Talbot’s transformation from man to wolf as a form of schizophrenia. So little ...

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Tax filing problems could jeopardize health aid for 1.8M

WASHINGTON (AP) — About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law now have issues with their ...

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FDA lays out extra steps to clean scopes linked to outbreaks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials laid out extra safety measures that hospitals can take to clean specialized medical scopes that have been linked to sometimes ...

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Partnership for the arts

Partnership for the arts

The next act for Manteca’s oldest high school campus could revive its storied past as a hub for community arts.

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DANGER DROPS

DANGER DROPS

It has been a slow year for the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District search and rescue dive team.

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Major injuries in crash on Louise Avenue

A major injury crash Saturday night sent a young couple to an area hospital trauma center with major head injuries.

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Lathrop ready for National Night Out

Police cars and fire engines will be on scene at as many a dozen houses in Lathrop tonight.

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Link Crews help freshmen learn ropes

Link Crews help freshmen learn ropes

About four years ago, Shana Tavares arrived at East Union High as a newcomer to Manteca via the Bay Area.

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Learning Buffaloes way of doing things

Does Link Crew work?

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What do you do when 50 teens knock on your door?

What would you do if 50 plus teens who have been working up a sweat by running knock on your front door?

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Posted: aug. 04, 2015 1:09 a.m. | | What do you do when 50 teens knock on your door? Comments 0 Comments


Ex-broadcaster sues Fox Sports over firing

DALLAS (AP) — Former college football television analyst Craig James on Monday filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Fox Sports that contends he was fired because ...

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