A Manteca couple lost their lives Saturday afternoon in a head-on collision near Jamestown that also claimed the life of a Roseville motorist.
FRENCH CAMP – Deputies say the man accused of killing his longtime girlfriend told them it was an accidental shooting.
Rena Wiriaatmadja knows books. She knows authors. She knows genres. She knows themes, elements of style, characters and symbols. She can tell you what Daisy meant to the central theme of The Great Gatsby, and can pick apart any of the Harry Potter books with tenacity and tact. And that's just what she needs to know for work. As a Library Assistant II assigned to Manteca, Wiriaatmadja has been taking ...
Nate Kankelfitz had exhausted all measures. He had applied for every job imaginable, only to be told he wasn't qualified, told he was too late or told nothing at all. "I put in applications for places to do the most simplest of positions. I guess it was a lack of job experience," said Kankelfitz, a well-spoken 29-year-old. "No one ever wanted me." With seemingly no options, he turned to man's best ...
Give Every Child a Chance is conducting Miss Ropin' on the River Rodeo Queen Competition.
STOCKTON - Water hyacinth spraying is starting in the Delta.
She was born and raised in a city of stars, called Disneyland her backyard and was related to a Hollywood extra.
Julian Semenza is an artist. He doesn't spend hours in front of an easel with pastels or oil paints, and it isn't a sketch book that takes up most of his time. But if you hand Semenza a yo-yo – yes, a yo-yo – the Sierra High School junior is absolutely mesmerizing with a quiver of tricks that run the gamut from wild flipping loops to intricate string manipulation that seems downright impossible. Last weekend ...
LATHROP - The national King of Wake 2013 series is coming to Lathrop's Mossdale Quarry Lakes on June 29-30.
STOCKTON (AP) - California water officials released on Thursday the first part of a $23 billion plan to restore and protect the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta ecosystem and guarantee a stable water supply for millions of Californians.
Debbie Schickert races the sun to the horizon line, pounding city streets and sidewalks with a training partner before dawn.
Global warming for most is abstract. But that is about to change. Whether you believe it is an environmental crisis or unfounded, concern about global warming is going to soon change your life and how Manteca develops. And the solutions are going to cost you money. That's because Manteca - like all other local jurisdictions in California - is under a state mandate known as the Global Warming Solutions Act authorized in 2006 as Assembly ...
Sean Sangalang walked into Culver City last weekend with a chip on his shoulder. Or, more appropriately, his rippled, fibrous traps. It had been three years since he last competed in a bodybuilding competition in the Los Angeles alcove, and everything that happened on that day went badly. It was his worst finish since he started lifting competitively seven years ago, and the experience brought the strained relationship with his then-coach to a head. So ...
Al and Annie DeGroot were glued to EWTN Catholic TV all morning on Wednesday. Like millions of Catholics – as well as non-Catholics – worldwide, they were eager to find out who will be the next to succeed the chair of St. Peter, the first pope.
His voice carried across the basin, inviting hundreds of Little Leaguers and their coaches onto the pristine infield.
When the foreclosure crisis leveled the local economy, June Hum knew she was in for a bad trip.
FUN Club Program Inc. has a new location with more room and amenities. But, according to Rev. Quincy McClain, the message remains the same: "Education, education, education," she said on Friday. McClain is the director for FUN – an acronym for Friday Unity Night in the Neighborhood – for the past six years. The previous five were held at her Southside Christian Church at 314 Locust Ave., Manteca. "Every Friday night after the FUN Club, ...
Moffat Boulevard between Austin Road and Woodward Avenue will be widened to four lanes under a $2.6 million plan to secure employment centers in the first phase of the 1,050-acre Austin Road Business Park. Ramps at the Austin Road and Highway 99 interchange would be widened including allowing the southbound off ramp to 99 to have two left turn lanes and a right turn lane. There would also be traffic signals at the off ramps. ...
Robi and Ray Cornelius describe their Del Webb home's back yard as something akin to a two-lane bowling alley. Yet, the garden that they have created in that limited space is nothing close to a "tunnel vision," as Robi Cornelius puts it.
Bonus bucks may start flowing again.
Shelves and stacks of books, some reaching from floor to ceiling, create a labyrinth inside this Main Street store.
LATHROP – A few months ago it was unofficially known as the "teen center."
Everything from a low rider car show to Mexican bands are part of the free Manteca Cinco de Mayo celebration taking place this Sunday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Library Park in downtown Manteca.
Manteca has bumped Turlock to become the fifth largest city in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
When Sandra and Al Nevares moved to Manteca, they not only bought a new home at Woodbridge Del Webb in Manteca. After 30 years of living in a small house in Stockton with limited yard space and just a swimming pool, they suddenly found themselves enjoying a new hobby in their retirement years – gardening.
Extended camping – more than one night – in the Wal-Mart parking lot doesn't thrill some Manteca civic leaders.
Judge George Abdallah – who has served as a judge or commissioner since 1987 – is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
LATHROP – Moving his company to Lathrop was almost a no-brainer for Joe Antonini.
Thousands of unwanted guests have forced Lucy and Bryan Cook to cancel their Cinco de Mayo party.
LATHROP – After more than 75 years of providing jobs to the local economy, the future of the 724-acre military installation now known as Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin – Sharpe is uncertain. On Tuesday the Defense Logistics Agency – the government entity charged with combat logistics support and the delivery of all military goods to troops in each of the four major branches of the service – announced the opening of the mandatory 30-day ...