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.
WASHINTON, D.C. (AP) - With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's almost time for a new Xbox. Eight years have passed since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox 360, double the amount of time between the original Xbox debut in 2001 and its high-definition successor's launch in 2005. With the next-generation Xbox expected to be revealed Tuesday, anticipation for the entertainment console's latest evolution is higher than Master Chief's spaceship. "People get excited about new consoles because consoles represent the future," said Stephen ...
NEW YORK (AP) - The man who police say hurled homophobic slurs at a gay man on a Manhattan street before firing a single fatal shot to his head appeared in court Sunday to face a charge of murder as a hate crime.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Traffic in southwest Connecticut could be a mess for as much as a week until service is restored to the commuter rail line affected by a derailment that injured scores of passengers, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned Sunday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - In the spring of 1963, a prominent civil rights leader led dozens of protesters on a four-mile march from a predominantly African-American college campus to the center of Charlotte's downtown.
Manteca High seniors received 138 awards and scholarships during last week's senior awards assembly.
East Union High seniors were presented with scholarships and awards during last week's senior awards assembly.
Sixty years ago, on May 5, 1953, the Manteca High baseballers maintained their top position in the Valley Oak League standings when they defeated Tracy High 7 to 5. Leading hitter for Coach Arte Fairbanks' Buffaloes was Darell Phillips, who had a perfect afternoon by picking up two hits in two official trips to the plate and driving in two runs. He was also the winning pitcher.
Two separate car crashes on Friday claimed the lives of three people. The first accident occurred at about 2:43 a.m. in the 300 block of South Airport Way. The solo accident claimed the lives of the driver and passenger who were both dead at the scene. The second deadly crash happened at approximately 11:17 a.m. at the intersection of Louise Avenue and Jack Tone Road. The collision between an eastbound car on Louise Avenue and ...
Nearly 100 acres of city-owned wastewater treatment plant land could end up as the premier family entertainment hub for the Northern San Joaquin Valley while tapping into the Bay Area market as well.
On Friday 05/17/2013 at about 0243 Hrs, the Manteca Police Department responded to the 300 blk of S. Airport Wy regarding a solo rollover vehicle collision. Several officers arrived on scene and found two adult males trapped inside a two door burgundy Scion. The vehicle had major damage and was positioned near a mobile home on the east side of Airport Wy.
The heat wasn't enough to keep Josh Johnson inside Tuesday afternoon.
There was no Union Road interchange 20 years ago on the 120 Bypass.
LATHROP - For two years the City of Lathrop has been on the hook for water payments that a defunct developer initially agreed to cover.
LATHROP - It's that time of year again.
The Library Park interactive water feature is back up and running just in time for the opening this afternoon of this summer's Downtown Manteca Certified Farmers' Market.
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 ...