By JASON CAMPBELL The Bulletin Mark Alire bragged. He boasted. He teased. He taunted. And he did it all while holding the "bones" – small, carved and painted with white and black lines – in his hand as he and the dozen or so people that had gathered beneath a canopy of oak trees in Ripon's Caswell Park chanted along to a ceremonial Yokut song. It wasn't that Alire was trying to be antagonistic. He ...
PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix police officer and firefighter both died Sunday after suffering critical injuries in separate accidents on the job, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards.
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) - One of several tornadoes that touched down Sunday in Oklahoma turned homes in a trailer park near Oklahoma City into splinters and rubble and sent frightened residents along a 100-mile corridor scurrying for shelter.
LATHROP - Give Every Child a Chance is staging the Ropin' on the River Rodeo hosted by Dell'Osso Family Farm on June 1-2.
SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Sunbathers flocking to Southern California beaches are used to feeding the meter or paying a parking attendant. Not so along the less developed north coast where it's customary to ditch cars on the shoulder of Highway 1 to surf, swim or picnic.
MODESTO (AP) - Seventeen bodies have been removed from a Modesto funeral home after complaints the home was taking too long to cremate the bodies, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California law that requires all semi-automatic handguns to be equipped with technology that stamps its identifying information on bullet casings is now in effect after years of delays.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Thousands of steel tendons used to strengthen the skyway portion of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were exposed during construction to rainfall and salty bay mist, leading to rust and corrosion concerns.
EUREKA (AP) - Two earthquakes rattled the far Northern California coast Saturday morning, but authorities say there are no reports of damage or injuries.
FREMONT (AP) - In a busy factory, machinists move sheets of aluminum roll in the back door to be molded, stamped, twisted and notched into high-tech electric cars that sell for more than $60,000 each.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighborhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.
INGLEWOOD (AP) - An Inglewood police spokeswoman says an officer fatally shot a man who was using a sword or machete to damage police cars.
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.
ANCHORAGE (AP) - Alaska's remote Pavlof Volcano was shooting lava hundreds of feet into the air, but its ash plume was thinning Saturday and no longer making it dangerous for airplanes to fly nearby.
Arresting someone for aggressive panhandling in Manteca in all likelihood will not result in punishment in the form of jail time or even community service.
The women who work in a small but well-appointed room at the Woodbridge at Del Webb club house call the place, tongue in cheek, "the sweat shop."
LATHROP - It isn't electricity that's important when you're building new homes.
A drive-thru dinner fund-raiser is being held at Precision Automotive on Moffat Boulevard on Thursday, June 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to support the non-profit organization, Without Permission.
Julian Castillo's experiences with law enforcement weren't always positive.
Property tax receipts are rebounding for the second straight year in Manteca.
Dandi Manuel won't tell you how old she is.
LATHROP - A transportation labor dispute that's not even supported by the rank-and-file members of the unions that started the fight could end up drastically impacting public transit operations in San Joaquin County.
It was a simple prank.
The attempt at a squeeze play may end soon on westbound Lathrop Road at Madison Grove Drive.
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