Raymond Eugene Dowell was born on March 9, 1935 in Rock Island, Illinois to the parents of Jesse Max Dowell and Elouise Arnold Dowell.
Christopher Berlin Gardner, of Lathrop, CA, passed away on July 1, 2012 at the age of 22. Christopher was born on September 22, 1989 in San Jose, CA and lived in Lathrop for 14 years. He was a graduate of Sierra High School in Manteca and then from Abrams College in Modesto. During high school he completed four years of JROTC, cross country running and track and field. He was an Eagle Scout and part of the Order of the Arrow and the Venture Crew in the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 422, as well as the assistant swim coach ...
Bette passed peacefully, surrounded by her family on July 2, due to complications with her kidneys. Bette was born on May 14, 1932 in Alton, Illinois to Malcolm and Johanna MacDonald and lived in San Jose. Bette graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in Paralegal Studies and worked in the legal profession for many years.
Manteca's Del Webb at Woodbridge community will host its fifth annual car show from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m on Saturday.
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PURCELLVILLE, Va. - As is our custom, millions of Americans celebrated Independence Day this year with family, friends and neighbors. Here in Purcellville, there was an old-fashioned parade down Main Street, followed by a barbecue, a church service to pray for our nation - and fireworks. For many here in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, it was also day five without electricity - and very hot.
I just returned from a camping trip and couldn't believe all the fees that I had to pay in order to camp a few days at the lake.
NEW YORK (AP) - David Wright singled off Jonathan Papelbon with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the New York Mets to a 6-5 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night that preserved R.A. Dickey's 11-game winning streak.
CHICAGO (AP) - Rookie Jose Quintana allowed two hits in eight stellar innings, Kevin Youkilis came through again with a go-ahead homer and the Chicago White Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 2-1 victory Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Freddy Sanchez won't play this season - and he might be done for good with the San Francisco Giants - after the team announced Thursday that he will back surgery.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The San Francisco Giants lost when they couldn't turn a double play in the ninth inning. It wouldn't have mattered if they had pushed across a few runners in, say, the first or the third or the fourth.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands of Americans may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is phasing out a service that allows millions of people to personalize its home page with applications such as weather updates and stock quotes.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego Trolley was packed. Hotel rooms facing the bay were sold out. And local radio was set to simulcast a patriotic score for the Fourth of July show.
Distracted driving involving a cell phone is believed to be responsible for the death of a 14-year-old pedestrian.
HONOLULU (AP) - A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.
When Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Empire an "evil empire," the phrase reflected his conviction that while the East-West struggle was indeed a global geostrategic conflict, it had a deep moral dimension.
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OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Donaldson homered and doubled twice to back another solid start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants are totally in favor of instant replay.
BOSTON (AP) - "I need to run."
SAN JOSE (AP) - Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Clippers insist they just weren't themselves in losing their series opener. They chalk it up to being too amped, which led to mistakes on both ends.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Matt Kuchar saw his well-struck 5-iron on the 18th hole at the RBC Heritage come up way short of the target and settle in a front bunker.
HOUSTON (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge scored a franchise playoff-record 46 points and Damian Lillard added 31, including the go-ahead free throws in overtime, to lift the Portland Trail Blazers to a 122-120 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Miguel Angel Jimenez quickly shifted his focus back to the Ryder Cup after winning his first Champions Tour event.
MONACO (AP) - Stanislas Wawrinka showed that his first Grand Slam title wasn't a fluke, upstaging his more illustrious countryman to add a maiden Masters trophy in Monte Carlo on Sunday.
VALKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) - Philippe Gilbert of Belgium won the Amstel Gold Race for the third time on Sunday, clinching the 49th edition in the hills of the southern Netherlands.
TORNOTO - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.