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The Manteca Bulletin
Manteca making list of possible dog park sitesCouncilman Richard Silverman wants Manteca to deliver on a 12-year-old promise
Manteca making list of possible dog park sites
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
Councilman Richard Silverman wants Manteca to deliver on a 12-year-old promise to create a city dog park. If he had his way, it would be up and running by next summer. Municipal staff, though, said that isn’t likely given other major projects the... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Ripon Police arrest ends 3-hour chaseIn a three-hour standoff the Ripon Police Department, with the help of the Mant
Ripon Police arrest ends 3-hour chase
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
In a three-hour standoff the Ripon Police Department, with the help of the Manteca-Ripon SWAT team, captured a felony suspect on Tuesday. Austin James Hensley, 27, of Oakdale was taken into custody on felony domestic violence charges and turned over... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Manteca museum well worth the timeEven though I’m a native Mantecan, there are places in town I’ve never been. In
Manteca museum well worth the time
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
Even though I’m a native Mantecan, there are places in town I’ve never been. In the days before my move back to school and back to Chicago, I decided to check out one of these places: the Manteca Historical Society Museum. Located on the corner of... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Full Manteca Fire staffingManteca will soon be able to provide full coverage 24/7 at the fire station on
Full Manteca Fire staffing
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
Manteca will soon be able to provide full coverage 24/7 at the fire station on Lathrop Road nestled against the Del Webb community. At the same time response to medical emergencies in the rapidly growing neighborhoods surrounding Woodward Park in... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
YOU CAN HELPJoshua Cowell Elementary School is one of several drop-off points in the area s
YOU CAN HELP
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
Joshua Cowell Elementary School is one of several drop-off points in the area supporting the Cpl. Charles O. Palmer II Memorial Troop Support Program. On Friday, Sept. 11 – Patriot’s Day – donations for the troops will be accepted at the Manteca... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Army veteran searching for his therapy catThe Armstrong family is leaving their heart behind in a move this week to Color
Army veteran searching for his therapy cat
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
The Armstrong family is leaving their heart behind in a move this week to Colorado after their prized, gray therapy cat got out of the house and ran off. Ellen and Mike Armstrong along with their three kids, Joe, 17, Emily 15 and Brenna 3 have been... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
BETTER IN TWOSBuoyed by the doubles players, East Union’s girls tennis team came from behind
BETTER IN TWOS
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
Buoyed by the doubles players, East Union’s girls tennis team came from behind to knock off visiting Sierra in the Valley Oak League opener for both teams on Tuesday. It was also the debut match for head coaches of both squads, with Sarah... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
East Union volleyball starts season with sweepBulletin staff reports MODESTO — The East Union volleyball team made quick wor
East Union volleyball starts season with sweep
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
Bulletin staff reports MODESTO — The East Union volleyball team made quick work of its first opponent of the season, defeating host Downey, 25-17, 25-19, 25-19. Melissa King paced the attack with 10 kills and added five assists and five digs.... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Reigning champs beat BuffsCentral Catholic has once again established itself as the frontrunner in the Va
Reigning champs beat Buffs
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
Central Catholic has once again established itself as the frontrunner in the Valley Oak League. The good news for Manteca High’s young girls tennis team is that it has 13 more matches to make up ground. The reigning VOL and Sac-Joaquin Section... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Chad Mayes tapped to lead California Assembly RepublicansCalifornia Assembly Republicans chose first-term Assemblyman Chad Mayes, R-Yucc
Chad Mayes tapped to lead California Assembly Republicans
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 hours ago
California Assembly Republicans chose first-term Assemblyman Chad Mayes, R-Yucca Valley, to be their next leader in a closed-door vote Tuesday. Current Assembly Minority Leader Kristin Olsen, R-Riverbank, took over the leadership post last fall... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
DeJesus, Jr. Buffs stampede AtwaterJacob DeJesus scored two touchdowns for the Manteca Jr. Buffaloes varsity in a
DeJesus, Jr. Buffs stampede Atwater
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 18 hours ago
Jacob DeJesus scored two touchdowns for the Manteca Jr. Buffaloes varsity in a 28-0 victory over the Atwater Jr. Falcons. DeJesus had 120 yards rushing with one of the touchdowns coming on a 70-yard kickoff return. Kyle Jackson (80 yards rushing)... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Defense anchors Jr. TWolves’ novice victoryBy DAVE CAMPBELL The Bulletin Mitch Lill had an interception return of 55 yar
Defense anchors Jr. TWolves’ novice victory
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
By DAVE CAMPBELL The Bulletin Mitch Lill had an interception return of 55 yards to set up the first score of the game, and Manteca Jr. Timberwolves novice teammate Gianni Addeigo made an interception with 25 seconds left in the game to seal the... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
ALL GROWN UPBy JONAMAR JACINTO The Bulletin Katie Inderbitzin and Elizabeth Tolbert once
ALL GROWN UP
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
By JONAMAR JACINTO The Bulletin Katie Inderbitzin and Elizabeth Tolbert once represented the bottom rung of the Manteca girls tennis team’s ladder. As freshmen, they were a formidable pair at No. 3 doubles and helped the Buffaloes snap a 21-year... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
HELP A VETERANA “United We Stand” golf tournament hosted by the Crossroads Grace Community Ch
HELP A VETERAN
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
A “United We Stand” golf tournament hosted by the Crossroads Grace Community Church is being conducted to provide a veteran that lost multiple limbs with a $15,000 all-terrain wheelchair. The power chair will allow a double, triple or quadruple... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
City could require donation bin permitsThose placing unattended donation bins on private property in Manteca by next y
City could require donation bin permits
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Those placing unattended donation bins on private property in Manteca by next year may need to get a city permit to do so and follow basic rules as well as pay appropriate fees. That could be the City Council’s response to a Grand Jury report... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Doctors Hospital of Manteca gets new CEOIkenna ‘Ike’ Mmeje is taking over the reins of Doctors Hospital of Manteca comi
Doctors Hospital of Manteca gets new CEO
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Ikenna ‘Ike’ Mmeje is taking over the reins of Doctors Hospital of Manteca coming from Tenet’s Sierra Vista Hospital in San Luis Obispo. Mmeje pronounces his name as “May-jay” and is succeeding Nicholas Tejeda who transferred on to Houston,... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
MUSD bringing back librarians at high schoolsLibraries are getting renewed attention — at least in the Manteca Unified Schoo
MUSD bringing back librarians at high schools
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Libraries are getting renewed attention — at least in the Manteca Unified School District. Manteca Unified Superintendent Jason Messer indicated he plans to recommend the school board include funding to restore librarian positions at all five... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Russell sparks Cowboys with early TD run, pick 6By DAVE CAMPBELL The Bulletin Trabron Russell scored on both sides of the bal
Russell sparks Cowboys with early TD run, pick 6
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
By DAVE CAMPBELL The Bulletin Trabron Russell scored on both sides of the ball for the Manteca Cowboys varsity team, which rolled past the Modesto Raiders, 41-7. Russell hit paydirt with a 24-yard touchdown run and a 47-yard interception return,... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Why investors like Manteca Unified schoolsBond buyers look for safe havens. And arguably there aren’t many school distri
Why investors like Manteca Unified schools
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Bond buyers look for safe havens. And arguably there aren’t many school districts safer than Manteca Unified. It is why the district had three times as many buyers as necessary clamoring two months ago to buy the first of the $150 million in... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
MANETCA’S BLOOD ALLEYRoundabouts would help Woodard Avenue Editor, Manteca Bulletin I am writing i
MANETCA’S BLOOD ALLEY
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Roundabouts would help Woodard Avenue Editor, Manteca Bulletin I am writing in regard to Woodward Avenue. Specifically, the two articles regarding the tragedy at the Wellington Avenue crosswalk, and the inaction of the Manteca City Council in... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Oak Valley merging with Mother LodeOAKDALE — Oak Valley Bancorp — the bank holding company for Oak Valley Communi
Oak Valley merging with Mother Lode
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
OAKDALE — Oak Valley Bancorp — the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank — announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Mother Lode Bank of Sonora. “Mother Lode Bank is a natural fit for... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Timberwolves, Indians end up with tieBy DAVE CAMPBELL The Bulletin Sierra and Ripon exchanged second quarter touch
Timberwolves, Indians end up with tie
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
By DAVE CAMPBELL The Bulletin Sierra and Ripon exchanged second quarter touchdowns Thursday and that was all the scoring as the two teams played to a 6-6 tie in non-league freshman action at Stouffer Field. With 4:04 left in the first half... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
BATTLE TO A DRAWAfter a scoreless first half, Ripon High’s Nate Morrow scored from one yard out
BATTLE TO A DRAW
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
After a scoreless first half, Ripon High’s Nate Morrow scored from one yard out midway in the fourth quarter to tie the game and that score held as the Indians and Sierra sophomore teams played to a 14-14 non-league tie Friday night at Daniel... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
2005: Gonzalez, Haroldsen pace Lancer tennis win10 years ago: September 1, 2005 – Angelica Gonzalez made her debut on the singl
2005: Gonzalez, Haroldsen pace Lancer tennis win
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
10 years ago: September 1, 2005 – Angelica Gonzalez made her debut on the singles ladder of the East Union High tennis team with three victories as the Lancers downed visiting West High for the second time this week, 10-5. Desiree Haroldsen added... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
‘IT’ KEEPS SCHOOLS GOINGThe Geek Squad has nothing on the Manteca Unified School District Information &
‘IT’ KEEPS SCHOOLS GOING
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
The Geek Squad has nothing on the Manteca Unified School District Information & Technology Department. The Manteca Unified 49-member IT staff provides technical support for over 30,000 devices, more than 3,000 pieces of network equipment, and... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Libraries: More than booksMost people see shelves of books when they see a library. Suzy Daveluy sees a
Libraries: More than books
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Most people see shelves of books when they see a library. Suzy Daveluy sees a community center. It’s an outlook that is helping shape the Stockton-San Joaquin County Library System. “A library is a place where people can make connections,” Daveluy... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
DUI driver takes out power poleNeighbors were complaining about a motorist who had been driving recklessly aro
DUI driver takes out power pole
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Neighbors were complaining about a motorist who had been driving recklessly around their homes prior to his crashing into a power pole on Fremont Street at Sierra Avenue at 10:15 p.m. Friday. Manteca Police officers said the driver, Christopher... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
West Manteca in sights of retail concernsInterest in developing commercial on Manteca’s west side is picking up. Work c
West Manteca in sights of retail concerns
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Interest in developing commercial on Manteca’s west side is picking up. Work crews are tearing down a home north of Daniels Street on the Airport Way corridor to make way for a second Prime Shine car wash location. The firm has a car wash on Lathrop... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Reasons why dog crates workDEAR DIDI: I don’t understand why people are putting their dogs in a cage these
Reasons why dog crates work
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
DEAR DIDI: I don’t understand why people are putting their dogs in a cage these days. We never did that growing up with our dogs. They were perfectly happy outside and now my trainer is recommending that I crate my dog inside to potty train her. How... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Check point nabs DUI suspect & motorists without licensesBy GLENN KAHL The Bulletin A DUI and drivers license check point Friday night
Check point nabs DUI suspect & motorists without licenses
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
By GLENN KAHL The Bulletin A DUI and drivers license check point Friday night netted at least one motorist who was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after he detoured away from the police cone line and onto Lorraine Avenue. Keith... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Applebee’s customers generous for youthEditor, Manteca Bulletin, For the past 14 years, the Firefighters in our commu
Applebee’s customers generous for youth
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Editor, Manteca Bulletin, For the past 14 years, the Firefighters in our community have hosted a ‘Tip a Firefighter’ event at the local Applebee’s Restaurant in Manteca, choosing Give Every Child a Chance as their proud recipient. This year, on... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
MANTECA HOUSINGEditor, Manteca Bulletin, The City of Manteca is working on its housing elemen
MANTECA HOUSING
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Editor, Manteca Bulletin, The City of Manteca is working on its housing element as part of the General Plan amendment that will occur later this fiscal year. The housing element is a blue print for the City’s policies addressing housing programs for... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Not Funding Planned ParenthoodA recent informal myMotherLode poll asked the question “Should tax dollars go t
Not Funding Planned Parenthood
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 3 days ago
A recent informal myMotherLode poll asked the question “Should tax dollars go to fund planned parenthood?” The results were 69 percent ‘No’ and 31 percent ‘Yes.’ In 2014 Planned Parenthood and its affiliates received $528.4 million in government... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Ripon gets revenge at SierraThirteen penalties, a few key drops from receivers, a second-half goose egg for
Ripon gets revenge at Sierra
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Thirteen penalties, a few key drops from receivers, a second-half goose egg for the offense … Chris Johnson will have time to address those issues. For now, the Ripon head coach will enjoy this much-deserved win with the team. The Indians — coming... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
THUNDER SILENCEDManteca High went three-and-out on its first possession. On its second, a firs
THUNDER SILENCED
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Manteca High went three-and-out on its first possession. On its second, a first-down extended the drive to seven plays but the Buffaloes failed to convert on fourth down and turned the ball over to visiting Buhach Colony. But while the Thunder... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
STAMPEDERIPON — The Manteca High boys soccer team is off and running after Friday’s 5-0
STAMPEDE
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
RIPON — The Manteca High boys soccer team is off and running after Friday’s 5-0 victory over Ripon at Stouffer Field. “We worked hard and played well,” Manteca coach Justin Coenenberg said. “We did well keeping possession yet we made a few mistakes... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Bill: Allow homeless to sleep in vehiclesThe homeless in Manteca often sleep in vehicles — both at night and during the
Bill: Allow homeless to sleep in vehicles
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
The homeless in Manteca often sleep in vehicles — both at night and during the day. They can be found sometimes parked under the solar panel canopies at the Manteca Transit Center. More often than not they usually find relatively remote areas in... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
High speed rail crossroadsManteca is on track to be impacted by high speed rail. Andrew Chesley is sure
High speed rail crossroads
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Manteca is on track to be impacted by high speed rail. Andrew Chesley is sure of it. “High speed rail makes sense for California,” the executive director of the San Joaquin Council of Governments told Manteca Rotarians recently during a meeting at... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
HELPING HOMELESSThe homeless — especially families, mothers, and children — are hard to tell ap
HELPING HOMELESS
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
The homeless — especially families, mothers, and children — are hard to tell apart from those who have a permanent roof over their heads that they can call home. Over the years, youth who have participated in the HOPE Ministries Kids in a Box... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Manteca gets funding for 6 firefightersA federal grant of $1.27 million will allow the Manteca Fire Department to hire
Manteca gets funding for 6 firefighters
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
A federal grant of $1.27 million will allow the Manteca Fire Department to hire six new firefighters. Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters said he is “super excited” about the funding that is coming from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
No ‘monster-in-laws’ when family comes 1stWe’ve all seen those movies where a young, loving couple gets married and they
No ‘monster-in-laws’ when family comes 1st
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
We’ve all seen those movies where a young, loving couple gets married and they are excited about their new life together but are unsure how to handle their mothers who just don’t get along. Conflict between two warring mother-in-laws (sometimes... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Friday’s High School Scoreboard ()HIGH SCHOOLS FOOTBALL Friday: Def. Clayton Valley Charter-Concord, 27-26 Fri
Friday’s High School Scoreboard ()
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
HIGH SCHOOLS FOOTBALL Friday: Def. Clayton Valley Charter-Concord, 27-26 Friday: Def. No. 10 Burbank, 50-14 Friday: Def. Pleasant Grove-Utah, 41-0 4. ELK GROVE (1-0) Friday: Def. Pleasant Grove, 63-14 Friday: Lost to No. 12 Granite Bay,... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Manteca needs to dump CVB fundingEditor, Manteca Bulletin, The Manteca City Council certainly is generous when
Manteca needs to dump CVB funding
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Editor, Manteca Bulletin, The Manteca City Council certainly is generous when it comes to dishing out money. The Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau received an early Christmas present thanks to the pre-approved chitchat discussion with city... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
No room(s) in MantecaRepresentatives from McWhinney Development — the firm looking to invest upwards
No room(s) in Manteca
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Representatives from McWhinney Development — the firm looking to invest upwards of $200 million to build a Great Wolf Resort in Manteca — were in town earlier this month to meet with city officials. They had tried to book hotel rooms in Manteca for... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
FRENCH CAMPEditor’s note: This is an occasional series marking the 50th anniversary of the
FRENCH CAMP
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Editor’s note: This is an occasional series marking the 50th anniversary of the unification of the Manteca Unified School District. The oldest school in the Manteca Unified School District is French Camp. It was founded in 1850 — four years before... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
The missing yellow plates along LouiseA reader wanted to know why the Louise Avenue corridor enhancement project unde
The missing yellow plates along Louise
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
A reader wanted to know why the Louise Avenue corridor enhancement project undertaken by the City of Manteca didn’t include installing the yellow metal plates with small bumps on the Tidewater Bikeway where sidewalks meet the street as were installed... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Trips & Tours: Good medicine at any agePrior to the retirement years while still raising a family and advancing on the
Trips & Tours: Good medicine at any age
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Prior to the retirement years while still raising a family and advancing on the job, people are often so tight on funds and time that taking an extended vacation is not always practical. Even if it is doable many people despise the planning process.... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
RUN & GUNBy JONAMAR JACINTO The Bulletin Known for its punishing power-I offense in re
RUN & GUN
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
By JONAMAR JACINTO The Bulletin Known for its punishing power-I offense in recent years, Manteca is changing gears for 2015. The Buffaloes will unveil their new-look attack tonight when they play host Buhach Colony of Atwater. Offensive... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
North Monterey County High football previewNorth Monterey County High scrimmages during a practice on Tuesday. (Tommy Wrig
North Monterey County High football preview
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 5 days ago
North Monterey County High scrimmages during a practice on Tuesday. (Tommy Wright — Monterey Herald) Castroville >> After going 0-10 in 2013, the North Monterey County High football team bounced back to a .500 record in 2014. The Condors have had... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Thousands of volunteers, forever moved by KatrinaI'll never forget that first drive into New Orleans after Katrina. Our caravan
Thousands of volunteers, forever moved by Katrina
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
I'll never forget that first drive into New Orleans after Katrina. Our caravan of military vehicles and SUVs carrying first responders from all over the country rolled stop-and-start along a dark Interstate 10 from Baton Rouge east into what felt... Read more
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