First, it all started with a move to Los Angeles and a dream to make it big.
Tyler Gales sauntered onto the Give Every Child a Chance bus in the parking lot of Best Buy with an ear-to-ear to grin.
It's been more than two decades since Jolynda Lyon first came up with the concept for SONdance Ministries – a place where parents can take their children for worship-based dance productions that strays far away from some of the provocative dance lessons offered today.
TRACY – The 390-foot tower dominates the skyline of South Tracy.
To date, more than 7.4 million copies of Modern Warfare 2 – the Mature-rated first-person shooter developed by Infinity Ward – are being played on Xbox 360s in households across the world.
It will be San Ramon attorney David Harmer who will challenge two-term congressional incumbent Jerry McNerney in November to see who will next represent the 11th district.
Pinky Rideau gave everything she had when she was up on the gazebo stage at Library Park Tuesday afternoon.
Megan Germann and Mallory Luck didn't have any experience with Give Every Child a Chance prior to two weeks ago.
As soon as the weather warms up, the signs in local grocery stores start advertising local fruit.
Nine-year old Marcus White couldn't have been having a better time Friday as he buzzed around the Southside Christian Church for the first in a series of Friday night gatherings aimed at giving the youth of the area something positive to do.
Most of the money has been spent and the forums with the other 11th congressional district hopefuls are long passed.
Just because you want something shiny and new in the driveway doesn't mean that you have to pay sticker price.
LATHROP – Tim Helbling just wants to entertain every time he gets up on stage.
It might have only been the first Downtown Farmer's Market of the year, but the dozen farms represented enjoyed the best start that the weekly outdoor summer event has had since it was rekindled by the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau several years ago.
By JASON CAMPBELL
Max Martin enjoys the cold.
A Manteca oncologist that was fined $550,000 last week as part of a settlement with the United States Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services was swept up as part of a larger probe of an international distributor of non-FDA approved chemotherapy medication.
A Manteca oncologist has agreed to pay the federal government $550,000 after an investigation concluded that he fraudulently billed public insurers for cancer treatment drugs that weren't approved for use in the United States and then dispensed them to his patients.
It's a harsh $168 million reality.
LATHROP – Over the course of the last six months the Lathrop City Council has approved spending just over $191,000 for a restroom at River Park South, the demolition and reconstruction of the 7th Street Skate Park, study space at City Hall and solar lighting at Woodfield Park.
Gordon Kennedy trudges between rooms of his music lesson studio lackadaisically.
Dale Fritchen – a former two-term Manteca Unified trustee – believes that the school board has violated the Brown Act in at least three instances.
Don't expect to find that complimentary glass of water on your table the next time you sit down at a restaurant.
Four winters. Four consecutive years of drought.
If the murder case won't be enough to potentially keep Richard Howard Watkins behind bars for life, the other charges very likely will.
Last week a 27-year-old Manteca man was discovered dead in a county jail cell after Manteca Police officers arrested him earlier that night for public intoxication outside of a 7-Eleven convenience store.
Ashley Drain has absolutely no problem with the Manteca Unified "Going Digital" initiative.
Kevin Tate uses no carnival barkers.
It's a quote that has been attributed to many great thinkers across history, most recently Winston Churchill.