A retired Manteca Unified School District teacher is learning that the life of a self-published author isn't without its drama and mystery.
STOCKTON – Elisabeth Alexander sold the pump fake, lifting her defender into the air.
Make room, Michael Recycle. You've got company in the yard at the City of Manteca's Solid Waste Division.
Care packages for troops stationed overseas were delivered this week.
Give the gift of music.
At the midway point in the season, things weren't unfolding as planned for the Lathrop boys basketball team and senior forward Eric Spencer.
There is a special bond that exists between father and youngest son in the Goatcher household, and it almost always reaches a crescendo about this time of the year.
LATHROP – Nathan McGrath waited near the locker room, clapping and serenading his players as they bounced down the hallway.
LATHROP – Janice Bowlin wanted to create a safe, family-friendly environment where kids – small and tall – could literally bounce of the walls.
Curtiss Beyers was lured onto the dance floor by the opening beat of the opening number of Thursday's special-needs Valentine's Day Dance.
The mountains in our lives are much more challenging to summit than Mission Peak, that's for sure.
Nine days after Valentine's Day and exactly 21 days after their engagement, Patrick Payan and Andrea Juarez will exchange vows and wedding bands in front of family and friends.
He is about 6 feet tall and as sturdy and tough as a Redwood.
Brad Peters calls it "fanning his feathers."
The arthritis in Joanne Johnston's back and knees are so bad that the 69-year-old needs a wheelchair to get around town.
Contrary to popular belief, Santa's helpers come in all shapes and sizes.
FRESNO – Jaelen Ragsdale scored 25 points to lead four players in double figures as the Weston Ranch boys basketball team cruised to victory in the opening round of the Holiday Invitational Tournament.
Two knee surgeries in less than a year nearly shattered Chelsea Gray's confidence.
In time, the Manteca High basketball team may compete with the big boys of the Sac-Joaquin Section.
STOCKTON - The fall from grace has been sudden and swift for the Lathrop boys basketball team, but coach Nate McGrath can see the potential in all the losses.
Eriq Kurys spent an entire season on the backline for the Sierra High soccer team, emerging as an all-Valley Oak League caliber defender.
In her final months, Frances Loureiro may have forgotten the lyrics to her favorite songs, but the beat and rhythm reverberated through her soul, connecting her with family and friends one last time.
Kevin Custer clutched the microphone in one hand, thanking those that came before him – his father, his grandfathers, his uncles and his cousins – for bringing him to this moment.
Milestone birthdays beg for more than one bash.
The Ripon Christian boys soccer team rolled to Southern League and Sac-Joaquin Section championships, chasing only history throughout its magical run.
RIPON - Rod Wright can't remember a team from his past that has shot as poorly to start a season as his current club.
The Manteca Futbol Club will host the 3rd annual Riley Simmons 6v6 Shootout on Jan. 31 at Woodward Park.
Though these young high school rivals have been club teammates for only a month, Manteca Futbol Club coach Ronnie Green says the bond amongst his 16-year-olds is strong.
Brett Lewis got an early test of his team's depth in a 70-56 victory over Lincoln of Stockton, and the first-year coach was pleased with what he discovered.
It used to be that, right about now, Jordan Kron would be shelving his soccer cleats for sneakers and a basketball, trading one starring role for another at East Union.