It was a tearful separation Thursday afternoon for two adult sisters and a 5-year-old daughter whose love for animals crowded their small home.
Guss Schmiedt literally helped create one of Manteca's earliest football fields. It was Schmiedt – who served for more than 40 years on the old Manteca Union High School District board – who used his tractor and organized others to improve the playing field for the Manteca High Buffaloes when it was located a bit to the west closer to Garfield Avenue. It was only fitting that in 1959 when the present-day football field was ...
LATHROP – Here's a party that's open to everybody. It's called Park in the Park, and it takes place today at the Manuel Valverde Park in downtown Historic Lathrop from 6:30 to 10 p.m. "We welcome everyone to come and celebrate Lathrop Days," Gabe Goulart of the city Parks and Recreation Department said, explaining the reason for all the family-oriented celebration. "Come and hang out, boogie on down. We'll do a little dancing, have a ...
LATHROP – Community Resource Officer Andrea Lopez hadn't even planned on entering the Lathrop Senior Center's annual chili cook-off until she learned that there were only three people signed up.
This is the point in the year where I say that I'm glad I'm not the one sitting behind the judges' table determining who it is that has to go home.
Todd Chapman is a member of the Journey Church's youth group. He and his older brother, Eric, 18, are both being raised by their grandmother, according to Twylia Markle, the youth pastor of the former Church of the Nazarene. Chapman, 16, recently endured a series of tragedies. "(Todd) lost his father and a four-year-old half brother in a car accident in August," she said. "His mother passed just this last year as well." On Wednesday, ...
STOCKTON - Challenging the likes of Pat Buchanan, Latino immigration expert Leo Chavez will discuss at University of the Pacific how pundits and the media have contributed to prejudices and stereotypes used to malign Latino immigrants – particularly Mexicans – in the U.S. Chavez's presentation will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Pacific Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.
Operation Safety saw some 20 citations issued to Manteca motorists Wednesday morning for trying to beat or drive around railroad crossing gates and others who just stopped on the tracks waiting for vehicle traffic or a signal.
LATHROP – T.J. FIG Inc., a defense contractor company, has moved into the KB Home facility in Lathrop.
Judi Hoagland wasn't nervous when she took the stage in San Antonio at a conference to perform in front of 3,500 people.
The Ballet Folkloric group Las Lupitas performed during the special book bonanza Wednesday at the Manteca Library.
It's an early fall Sunday afternoon as it was meant to be in Manteca. Friends, neighbors, music, fun, and food under a canopy of stately sycamore trees with a few vintage cars tossed in to boot. It's the 17th annual Old-Fashioned Barbecue Social benefiting the Manteca Historical Society this Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. on the grounds of the old Speckles Sugar factory office off Norman Drive that now houses AKF Development and Jesus ...
Jordan Whaite Pvt. Jordan Whaite, 19, of Manteca graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on September 18, 2009. Pvt. Whaite successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego as one of 80 recruits in Training Platoon 1036. Following ten days home on leave he will report to Camp Pendleton for one month at Military Combat Training then to Military Occupation Specialty ...
Surface treated water, the installation of park irrigation wells, and reduced pipeline construction costs could bring about a rarity these days – lower water rates.
The Ripon Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary No. 1051 hosted a luau party on Saturday.
MIAMI (AP) - Dean Griffin liked the health insurance he purchased for himself and his wife three years ago and thought he'd be able to keep the plan even after the federal Affordable Care Act took effect.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police must get a warrant before using GPS to track a suspect's vehicle, a federal appeals court has ruled, throwing out a cache of evidence against three brothers charged in a wave of pharmacy burglaries and going beyond a Supreme Court ruling that left open the question of whether judges have to approve of the high-tech surveillance.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama cast Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday as part of an extreme tea party faction that shut down the government, throwing the political weight of the White House behind Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the final days of a bitter race for governor.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York is urging his former Senate colleague, Hillary Rodham Clinton, to run for president. In fact, he's already endorsing her.
CHICAGO (AP) - Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Some of the world's top climate scientists say wind and solar energy won't be enough to head off extreme global warming, and they're asking environmentalists to support the development of safer nuclear power as one way to cut fossil fuel pollution.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The gunman charged in the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport lay bloodied and handcuffed on the floor of Terminal 3 after being gunned down by police, but he replied to critical questions that helped authorities lock down the scene.
FRESNO (AP) - A year ago federal officials trucked 116 spawning salmon to the upper San Joaquin River in Central California and invited media to watch them swim free for the first time since a dam cut off the river's flow a half century ago.
SANTA ANA (AP) - Orange County is weighing whether to create an online map pinpointing dangerous dogs in more than a dozen cities.
VENTURA (AP) - Ventura County is mulling a ban on fixed-gear bicycles on park trails after a hit-and-run accident that left a rider with severe injuries.
SAN LUIS OBISPO (AP) - California officials and the operator of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant are mulling whether the plant will spend up to $12 billion to redesign its cooling system, blamed for sucking in fish larvae and disrupting the marine ecosystem.
CASTRO VALLEY (AP) - Despite a California law requiring assisted-care facility licensing reports to be easily viewable to the public, access to important background information on the facilities can be difficult to find, a newspaper reported Sunday.
BELL, Calif. (AP) - Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo will be able to keep his retirement account and pension despite pleading no contest to corruption charges associated with granting himself a huge salary and generous benefits.
TOKYO (AP) - A zombie swarm in Tokyo? Why not, it's Halloween.
TOKYO (AP) - A zombie swarm in Tokyo? Why not, it's Halloween.