It takes reserve Manteca Police officer Eugene Estrella less than 30 steps to chase down a purse snatcher while on-duty.
Municipal staff cut through the red tape to allow the Spreckels Park BMX track to reopen Thursday with the Strider track intact.
He looks like a miniature version of the Hulk, minus, of course, the green skin. Broad shoulders. Big arms. A square jaw. It's hard to imagine Alex Avila, Manteca's traveling personal trainer and a former Sierra High football standout, as a heavy child. But he was. Avila says he was 6 when he first took control of his body, laying the framework for a life in physical fitness. Back then, he had high hopes of ...
Removing a series of "bumps" that max out at two feet in height will allow the re-opening of the Spreckels Park BMX track that was chained off Monday by the City of Manteca.
The panel discussion between Mike Winther and Steven Routh was supposed to center on the Second Amendment.
Annalicia Machado-Luis wears a crown and sash and rides atop sleek convertibles, waving and smiling to scores of people from Sacramento to Turlock.
Six residential gardens in Manteca will be showcased in the 2013 Manteca Garden Tour which will be held on Saturday, May 11, the day before Mother's Day.
The Manteca-Lathrop MOMS Club is coming to the aid of the children of the Agape Villages Foster Family of Manteca.
Armando Ibarra-Espinoza had just arrived at a friend's house in a suburb outside of Boston when his cell phone began to chirp.
Mayor Willie Weatherford believes it is a classic case of making a mountain out of a molehill.
LATHROP – There are few things as All-American as the old-fashioned carnival and the fun that comes with it.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca staffers were working together Monday to create a smooth transition in moving the emergency room waiting area from the rear of the hospital to the front lobby as part of a nearly $1 million remodeling effort to upgrade the facility.
Most days, Irma Hernandez feels like a therapist or a teacher. Not a tax preparer. The office manager at Liberty Tax Service looked the part on Monday morning, too. Wearing black-framed glasses and using her pointer finger as a guide, Hernandez had just one goal for the busiest day of the tax season – to comfort the uncomfortable. And on national Tax Day, there were plenty. Monday was the last day to file federal taxes ...
The devastating news from Monday's Boston Marathon jolted Connie Perez. Members of her local Team in Training for the inaugural Washington, D.C., Rock & Roll Marathon the end of this month were running that day.
LATHROP – San Joaquin County Sherriff's Department officials are hoping that experts from Chico State will be able to shed some light into who exactly they dug up on Manthey Road last week.
The annual Antone Raymus Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 8, will once again include a car show.
Flames from a vegetation fire along Highway 99 jumped the freeway Sunday shortly before 3 p.m. putting motorists in danger from the smoke that spread over the traffic lanes. Ripon firefighters at the same time were called to a vehicle collision on Milgeo and Cypress avenues. Units responded to the crash and called on the Modesto Regional Fire Department out of the Salida station to cover the vegetation fire while they were busy with power ...
The key to being successful isn't necessarily being the smartest person in the room. It's being the most adaptable person in the room. And when Jake Guerin saw that traditional birthday parties weren't meeting the changing interests of the youth of today he was smart enough to realize that was a chance to capture a market desperate for something new. G Factor Gaming was born. After recognizing that kids were more interested in XBox and ...
Proposed new rules could mean future City of Ripon city administrators would have to reside within the Ripon Unified School District - unless an exception is granted by the City Council. Ripon's elected leaders will decide Tuesday when the council meets at 7 p.m., at City Hall, 259 North Wilma Ave., whether to amend the municipal code pertaining to the city administrator's employment in such a fashion and to have it brought back for a ...
STOCKTON (AP) - Sport fish from rivers and streams in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta have higher levels of mercury in their systems than fish taken from anywhere else in California, a new survey has found.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Yosemite National Park rangers are searching for a 19-year-old Sacramento man who was swept over a waterfall while swimming in the Merced River.
Watts Equipment Company is one of the many firms that has stepped up to the plate to support the efforts of the Second Harvest Food Bank in Manteca's Industrial Park. Food Bank CEO Mike Mallory has nothing but gratitude for Watts' efforts and those of its president Shirley Perreira in supplying commercial forklifts and their needed parts and service at his Industrial Park Drive location in Manteca that feeds the hungry in both San Joaquin ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Just back from his part-time home in Mexico, former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura dangled the idea Friday that he could run for the U.S. presidency in 2016.
A 53-year-old Railroad Flat man was arrested by Ripon P:olice officers shortly before noon Saturday allowing them to recover some $5,000 in merchandise from three Tractor Supply stores in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties. Shawn Michael Tegen was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail on multiple felony charges including burglary, theft utilizing a forged credit card, fraud and the possession of stolen property, according to Ripon's First Sergeant Steve Merchant. Merchant said a quick ...
Over the years, a number of accidents have sent everything from cars to a milk tanker truck into sound walls along the Louise Avenue corridor. Rarely did pieces of the masonry wall fly more than 10 or so feet. Recently a car made a glancing blow on a sound wall that was put in place as part of the Del Webb at Woodbridge housing development north of Lathrop Road on Union Road. The masonry wall ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jean Stapleton's Edith Bunker was such a dithery charmer that we had to love her. And because she loved her bombastic husband Archie, we made room for him and TV's daring "All in the Family."
Steve DeBrum wants to make sure Manteca's future - and that of the rest of the region - isn't shipped south to Los Angeles.
The thought of near 100-degree day – like the one that is expected today – is enough to make most people cringe.
A power plant capable of providing enough electricity to supply 280 homes a day could be built among the almond orchards south of Escalon.
Aaron Morris had every reason to not enjoy life. Every reason to be bitter about his lot. Every excuse to feel sorry for himself. A string of legitimate and justifiable excuses to avoid getting a job.