About The Paper

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The Paper

Published by T.F.D. Enterprises – DBA The Paper

830 I Street

Los Banos, CA 93635


(209)826-3097 FAX

E-Mail tfdent@sbcglobal.net

www.dutraspaper.com / www.losbanoslive.com


Tony Dutra


Toni Ann Dutra-Pricolo

Account Executives

Toni Ann Dutra-Pricolo

Adriana O’Day

Contributing Photographers

Carey Reed

Carmen Reed

Mariann Chew

Contributing Writers

Ferreira Moreno

Geneva Brett

Charlene Martin

John Nazarian

Mariann Chew

Rory Moore

Patrick Pretty (patrickpretty.com)

Oz (Behindmlm.com)

The Paper (print edition) is published every Friday to inform and entertain the people of Los Banos.  On-line editions and articles are updated as time allows.

The views and opinions expressed in The Paper are those of the writers (who are solely responsible for their content) and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the publisher or The Paper’s staff.

Although we strive to be as accurate as possible, as is customary in our business, we can not be responsible or liable for any errors or omissions.  Advertisers are encouraged to proofread their ads carefully prior to publication.

The Paper welcomes correspondence from our readers to be included in Rants and Raves (Letters to the Editor), Fresh Voices (Guest Opinions) and First Person Singular (Personal Accounts).  In order to be considered for publication, all correspondence must be signed and include a telephone number for verification.  We reserve the right to edit all correspondence for libel, style, taste, and appropriateness.

Additional copies of The Paper are available for 50 cents each at, Rooney’s Liquor, Juliana’s Bakery, Los Banos Drug, Windecker Chevron, MG Santos Chevron, Food 4 Less, Shell Gas Station.

Online ads for your business or products are also available at competitive prices.  Please call us or email tfdent@sbcglobal.net.




Los Banos Live/ Dutra’s The Paper is powered by WordPress and due to the nature of the platform, WordPress collects and retains information about visitors to our website.

Below you’ll find a breakdown of each instance we retain your information when you use our site.

Comments and the Contact Form

When you leave a comment on Los Banos Live/Dutra’s The Paper, we record your entered username, email address and website (if optionally provided).

This is information you willingly provide to us when leaving a comment.

In addition to this information we also record your IP address, which is used to monitor for spam.

This information is stored each time a comment is left, so as to maintain functionality of our website.

We also collect and store your entered name and email address when you use our contact form.

Information you provide to us when you leave a comment is retained indefinitely.

Information you provide to us via the contact form is retained until our correspondence via email is complete. At this point the emails we’ve received are deleted.

In certain circumstances, based on the nature of the content, we may indefinitely archive email correspondence for future reference.

Note that we do not sell or share stored information with any third-parties.

By default Los Banos Live/Dutra’s The Paper  also leaves a temporary cookie on your system when you leave a comment.

This is done so your browser remembers your commenter details and you don’t have to re-enter them each time you leave a comment. The temporary cookie is valid for one year at a time.

You can choose to opt out of this by disabling cookies in your browser settings.


When you opt in to receive notifications of new articles on Los Banos Live/Dutra’s The Paper or comments on an article, you provide us with your email address.

This information is kept to enable subscription services to function correctly until you opt out of receiving the service(s) you’ve subscribed for.

Note that we do not automatically add you to any additional mailing lists or newsletters when you subscribe for new articles and/or comments.


Los Banos Live/Dutra’s The Paper does not utilize any third party advertising services.  Advertisements made on the site and links are manually entered and no specific information is shared with the advertiser regarding the nature of the linking or exposure.


Los Banos Live/Dutra’s The Paper uses Google Analytics to monitor traffic to and from the site, and to assist in providing relevant content to our users.  Google Analytics data is not retained on the Los Banos LIve/Dutra’s The Paper servers and is not used by the site(s) for any other purpose.

Booking Photos/Mugshots

Los Banos Live/Dutra’s The Paper publishes booking photographs which are released as public records by various law enforcement agencies.  We understand from time to time, the information provided by the supplying agencies may not be accurate, charges may be dropped, arrests may be invalidated or other actions have taken place no longer making the information as published accurate.

Dutra’s The Paper/Losbanoslive.com is happy to remove postings or publications of information which is found to have been published in error.  We will also remove postings or publications at the request of the individual if charges are no longer pending or their case has been cleared for any reason in their favor.  Dutra’s The Paper/Losbanoslive.com will remove items for no charge within 30 days of a submission of a written request sent by mail to the contact address listed at the bottom of this document.  Please include an email address and contact telephone number on your request.  Requests can also be made via email to tfdent@sbcglobal.net, however we can not guarantee email correspondence will be received.  Please allow 1-2 weeks for a reply if using email to make a complaint.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:
The Paper
Dutra’s Paper
C/O TFD Enterprises
830 I St
Los Banos, CA 93635


This document was last updated on May 10, 2018

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