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Twitter for the grim reaper

Twitter for the grim reaper

Lately I’m finding myself reading the obituaries and being completely intrigued. I can’t help it. I love looking at the photos families have chosen of their loved ones, reading what these people did and wondering about their lives.

That’s because their orbits aren’t about their death, but telling the story of their life – in 200 words or less. It’s kind of like twitter for the Grim Reaper.

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Kids in a Box May 20 both lesson & benefit

Kids in a Box May 20 both lesson & benefit

Kids in a Box May 20 both lesson & benefit
Manteca Bulletin
Manteca Unified officials indicated some 700 students are homeless. While they may not be living on the streets - although some do on a temporary basis - most live in motels, campsites, couches of friends, in garages, and other non-traditional places. ...

Applications Being Accepted for the 2011/2012 PEARLS Youth Leadership Program

Applications Being Accepted for the 2011/2012 PEARLS Youth Leadership Program

Accepting Applications for 2011/2012 PEARLS Youth Leadership Program

Personal Enrichment And Real-life Leadership Skills

The Tracy Women’s Forum Association is excited to begin accepting applications for our 2011/2012 PEARLS Program for 11th and 12th grade High School Women.

SCIENCE GUY: Sick science - burn your money

SACRAMENTO, CA - It's probably not a wise idea to soak a $20 bill in a flammable liquid and set it on fire, but that's what you'll have to do with this science demonstration. Sure, you could use just a $1 bill, but then you don't sweat as much. There is a point to all of this burning... it's the fact that to everyone's amazement, paper money never actually burns (if you do it correctly).  Read on to discover the secret behind this amazing demonstration.

This demonstration is offered for educational purposes only and should not be attempted without strict adult supervision.

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Contributor of the Month: Laura Scarborough

Contributor of the Month: Laura Scarborough

“I’m one of those people who can’t walk and chew gum at the same time, so juggling is out of the question,” Laura Scarborough said.

Laura Scarborough’s blog, Adventures in Juggling, is about a Manteca mom’s life with a husband, five kids, one of which has special needs, three pets and being a RN at the neo-natal intensive care unit, NICU.

“We started in 2005, back then it was a kind of a curiosity.”

Laura started journaling after her son Daniel was born. Daniel was born premature and has autism [CORRECTION: Daniel was born premature and has many struggles related to his extreme premature birth, Laura said in her blog].

How do you feel now that the Kings plan on staying for one more year?

How do you feel  now that the Kings plan on staying for one more year?

After much effort from all sides, it boils down to the Maloofs stating that the Kings will play the next season in Sacramento.

Good?  Bad?  Too much attention given to the subject?  How will this impact you at the local level?

Let us know.

Submit your article to writer@news10.net and let us know what community you live in.  Start you paragraph with "Now that the Kings are staying for another year...

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Council to consider budget strategy

Council to consider budget strategy

Council to consider budget strategy

Tracy Press
by TP staff

Beginning at 7 pn Tuesday, May 3, in City Hall, the City Council will consider changes to fiscal policy as part of the effort to balance Tracy's budget by 2016. The goal, according to the report prepared by city Finance Director Zane ...