It was a day to pay their final respects to a classmate, Natalie Carrillo, 15, and Manteca High did it with class on Friday noon as the entire student body lined the sidewalk in front of the school as the funeral possession for their classmate and three other family members passed by.
Lunch break play by four high school students Wednesday didn't bode well with police after nine officers responded to a 911 caller fearing the worst when they spotted four students – two boys and two girls – riding in separate vehicles brandishing what appeared to be deadly weapons.
The fundraiser for the Carrillo family of Manteca on the GoFundMe Internet site has raised $16,410 as of 6 p.m. Friday from 296 donors to help with the family that lost a mother and three children in a single car traffic accident on Interstate 5 shortly after midnight on Monday.
Harold the Blue Heron scrambled out of an eagle's travel cage Friday afternoon and took to the air over an almond orchard in bloom to the delight of his rescuers and the couple who found him over two months ago stranded in their roof after the bird had been shot.
The four-city police raid of five homes converted into marijuana grow houses that was made possible by a tip from a concerned neighbor near Manteca's Joshua Cowell School yielded pot with a wholesale value of $53.2 million.