A 10-year-old Manteca girl was reportedly in serious condition after being run down by a motorist who witnesses said failed to stop for the girl and her older male cousin as they used a crosswalk in the 700 block of East Yosemite Avenue at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday.
One year ago, JROTC instructor Karl Knutsen took the challenge. Could he rally enough community support in three days to properly cheer on "Run for the Fallen," a national tribute race honoring soldiers killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom? With the help of the Manteca Police Department and the cadets in the East Union JROTC program, he did. Approximately 60 students, including the color guard, followed the runners through Manteca and into ...
LATHROP – Matthew Hernandez jotted his name and his telephone number down as quickly as possible.
A motorcycle revved its engine, spun its tire and exited the Game Stop parking lot, leaving behind only a cloud of smoke.
When construction finally begins on the voter-approved Measure G projects, Ripon Unified will go about on a lease-leaseback plan.
Veronica Mendoza always wanted to make $10-an-hour. She had thought about going in and asking her boss around Thanksgiving for a raise just in time for the Christmas season so she could shower her young son with an abundance of gifts. It wouldn't have amounted to a financial windfall by any stretch, and she still would have struggled to make ends meet. But it would have been a start. Now she doesn't have to worry ...
FRESNO (AP) - People living in poverty in California's rural San Joaquin Valley pay more than 2 percent of their income for tap water - above the threshold of affordability set in a state law, according to a new study.
SACRAMENTO . (AP) - A former boardinghouse run by a California woman convicted of killing her elderly tenants and burying them in the yard became a tourist destination over the weekend.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A tiny tree door has appeared in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park after another one was removed because it violated city code.
MODESTO - Central Catholic High School decided two years ago to hire a true chef to run the food program at CCHS and the decision was met with tremendous favor from students and staff.
FRENCH CAMP – The General Counsel of California's Agricultural Labor Relations Board ("ALRB"), the United Farm Workers of America ("UFW"), and Ace Tomato Company, Inc. ("Ace") reached a $1.05 million global settlement agreement this week, ending nearly 20 years of litigation. The settlement resolves more than a dozen cases pending before the ALRB and in California's courts.
LATHROP – It's the $150,000 question. Can Lathrop residents unplug from their e-devices long enough to enjoy an afternoon at a local park? It depends who you ask – or how you look at it. A brief, albeit somewhat contentious discussion by the Lathrop City Council Monday night focused on whether it would be prudent for the city to outfit any of its remaining 13 public parks with free Wi-Fi access. It is a project ...
Manteca's council chambers could get a new look by early 2014. Elected leaders Tuesday are expected to award a bid for $475,300 to bring the chambers up to the latest American Disabilities Act standards. It will involve a major make-over of the floors and the entrances to make sure those in wheelchairs and with other handicaps can easily and safely access the chambers. The slope in the chambers will be eliminated and replaced with a ...
Manteca is working to extend its string of five straight years without an increase in sewer rates.
The cost of burying Manteca's garbage at Forward Inc.'s landfill on North Austin Road won't be increasing.
St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church is expecting to distribute Thanksgiving food baskets to needy families on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Dave Wellenbrock wasn't representing the American Civil Liberties Union when he spoke at the meeting of the Manteca TEA Party Patriots Thursday night.
The couch is much too small for Cathy, Don and Ashton Lee to sit on at once, but they gladly squeeze into its purple arms, cradling their youngest son.
California is the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker room they want.
It's been a very good year for McManis Family Winery in Ripon.
By JASON CAMPBELL
The annual Christmas tree lighting is one of the City of Ripon's kick-off to the holidays.
By ROSE ALBANO TISSO
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Like the Pledge of Allegiance or "The Star-Spangled Banner," the Gettysburg Address is a sacred American text, so fully absorbed into the culture that phrases such as "four score and seven years ago" and "of the people, by the people, for the people" are as familiar as any song lyric or line of poetry.
Bob Adams - the Manteca city manager that played a key role in major civic and private sector improvements ranging from Speckles Park and Big League Dreams to landing Bass Pro Shops - is now helping a second California city on the ropes financially since his retirement in 2008.
The Northern San Joaquin Valley's longest running twilight holiday parade is gearing up for its 41st run.
Ripon High's new stadium flag pole is being dedicated this Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m.
Telethon organizers are hoping items such as authenticated signed jerseys of football greats Ken Stabler and Jim Otto as well as San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays will help raise funds to provide a safe haven for 1,500 Manteca and Lathrop kids.
Comcast wants to close its Manteca office in the 100 block of North Grant Street.
Congressman Jeff Denham, who is also a Turlock almond grower, underscored the importance of education measures and the Farm Bill during a talk before the Salida Rotary.