Rita Carol Basquez, 69, entered into rest on January 31, 2011 succumbing to her battle with pancreatic cancer in Manteca, California. She was born on January 15, 1942 in Chillicothe, Ohio. Rita joins her father in heaven Donald Edgington and her sons Tony Wilson and Todd Cronkite.
Marie B. Costa, 56, a lifelong Tracy resident entered into rest on January 28, 2011 in Tracy, California. She was born on March 3, 1954 in Tracy, California. She joins her grandparents, brother-In-Law, Jim Campbell and sister-in-law, Joan Costa in heaven. Miss Costa is survived by her parents, Johnnie & Josie Costa, siblings, Tom Costa of Tracy, Judy Marcus of Wyoming, Johnny (Tina) Costa of Idaho, Alice Costa-Campbell of Tracy. Marie also has numerous nieces, ...
Catherine Jean Jones, 80, a native of Kansas City, Missouri, died on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. She was a native of Kansas City, Missouri. Catherine is survived by companion, Harlan Beatty; children, Corita Ramirez, Mattie Rogers, Juanita Weaver; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Richard A. Vieira, 82, of Escalon, passed away on January 11, 2011 on the birthday of his son, Richard A. Vieira, Jr., who predeceased him 6 years ago.
Vincent "Vince" Villavicencio, 84, was born in San Diego and moved to Manteca, Modesto area in 1976. He passed away after a courageous fight with kidney disease. He was a truck driver until his retirement from Mountain Valley Express, Manteca. Vince enjoyed fishing trips to Alaska, camping, traveling to the Indian Pow Wow gatherings, and bingo. Vince is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Della Villavicencio, his loving watch dogs, Chica and Star ...
I've been exchanging emails with a cousin of mine from Oklahoma. Up until five months ago I didn't even know I had relatives in Oklahoma. Not only does she have a coaching background, she's also is an avid fisherman. In her last message, she wrote that the weather was great and that the fishing was fantastic. I was reminded of my experience fishing a tournament in Texas several years ago. Even though it was still ...
Open signups for youth football players ages 6-14 and cheerleaders ages 5-14 are on Thursday, Feb. 10 at Mountain Mike's Pizza from 6-8 p.m.
Carol Basquez, 69, entered into rest on Jan. 31, 2011 after succumbing to her battle with pancreatic cancer in Manteca, California. She was born on Jan. 15, 1942 in Chillicothe, Ohio. Rita joins her father in heaven, Donald Edgington, and her sons Tony Wilson and Todd Cronkite.
Catherine Jean Jones, 80, a native of Kansas City, Missouri, died on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. She was a native of Kansas City, Missouri. Catherine is survived by companion, Harlan Beatty; children, Corita Ramirez, Mattie Rogers, Juanita Weaver; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Shawn McKinley, 46, entered into rest suddenly on Jan. 31, 2011 in Livermore, California. He was born on August 19, 1964 in Crossett, Arkansas. He was a resident of Manteca for 9 years.
The fly-fishing section of the International Sportsman's Expo was an entire building complete with casting pond and corner stage for presentations by experts.
Looking for a different dining experience? There are a couple of community-based options in the coming days where you can enjoy a meal and fellowship while your ticket helps support non-profit groups. PORK DINNER: The Festa do Espiritu Santo de Manteca (FESM) is staging its Matanca do Porco feed on Saturday, Feb. 5, at the FESM Hall, 230 N. Main St. The menu consists of marinated pork, linguica, morcella (blood sausage), sweet potatoes, taro root, ...
LATHROP - Chairmaine Barajas, who succeeds Steve Dresser as event chairperson of the annual Lathrop Relay for Life, is inviting the public to attend a Relay Kickoff Thursday, Feb. 10, starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Express on South Harlan Road in Lathrop.
Steve Gilmore, age 50, of Manteca, CA, passed away on January 31, 2011 in Hughson, CA. Steve was born on April 22, 1960 in Gibson City, IL. He worked as a manufacturing supervisor in Tracy, CA for 29 years. Steve is survived by his son, Kyle Gilmore, daughter, Cecily Gilmore, brothers Randy and Brian Gilmore, parents, Roger and Arlene Gilmore, and four grandchildren. Interment will be in Park View Mausoleum. Memorial donations may be made ...
Gaylen Diane "Birda" Gore, loving mother, sister, and aunt moved to her eternal home on Sunday, January 30, 2011.
Ripon High School senior Paige Burrell is moving on to the next chapter in her volleyball career and has accepted a scholarship to play for a NCAA Division II school - Nyack College in Nyack, NY.
PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix police officer and firefighter both died Sunday after suffering critical injuries in separate accidents on the job, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards.
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) - One of several tornadoes that touched down Sunday in Oklahoma turned homes in a trailer park near Oklahoma City into splinters and rubble and sent frightened residents along a 100-mile corridor scurrying for shelter.
LATHROP - Give Every Child a Chance is staging the Ropin' on the River Rodeo hosted by Dell'Osso Family Farm on June 1-2.
SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Sunbathers flocking to Southern California beaches are used to feeding the meter or paying a parking attendant. Not so along the less developed north coast where it's customary to ditch cars on the shoulder of Highway 1 to surf, swim or picnic.
MODESTO (AP) - Seventeen bodies have been removed from a Modesto funeral home after complaints the home was taking too long to cremate the bodies, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California law that requires all semi-automatic handguns to be equipped with technology that stamps its identifying information on bullet casings is now in effect after years of delays.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Thousands of steel tendons used to strengthen the skyway portion of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were exposed during construction to rainfall and salty bay mist, leading to rust and corrosion concerns.
EUREKA (AP) - Two earthquakes rattled the far Northern California coast Saturday morning, but authorities say there are no reports of damage or injuries.
The annual network list of canceled primetime shows cannot be pleasing to the progressives who measure shows based on their cultural and political usefulness. "TV Will Be a Lot Less Gay Next Year," the commissars complained at Slate.com. They counted 11 canceled shows that featured regular gay characters.
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FREMONT (AP) - In a busy factory, machinists move sheets of aluminum roll in the back door to be molded, stamped, twisted and notched into high-tech electric cars that sell for more than $60,000 each.
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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.