SAN DIEGO (AP) - Demand for more expensive properties lifted California home prices to a nearly two-year high in May as sales across all pricing categories showed healthy gains, a research firm said Thursday.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Democrats in the state Legislature held committee hearings on the California budget a day before the constitutional deadline to approve it, despite ongoing disagreements with Gov. Jerry Brown over their plan to make smaller welfare cuts to help balance a $15.7 billion deficit.
OAKLAND (AP) - A nationally recognized charter school organization in California could face a criminal investigation after a state audit found evidence of financial fraud, conflicts of interest and other illegal activities.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Offenders sentenced to jail could get work release credit for participating in educational, vocational, drug treatment and other programs under a bill approved by the state Senate on Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco prosecutors plan to charge a bicyclist who fatally struck a 71-year-old man in a San Francisco crosswalk with felony vehicular manslaughter.
POLICE SAY COUPLE KILLED SUSPECTED PIMP
WASHINGTON (AP) - Last summer, gays in the military dared not admit their sexual orientation. This summer, the Pentagon will salute them, marking June as gay pride month just as it has marked other celebrations honoring racial or ethnic groups.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate panel divided along party lines Thursday to approve legislation funding President Barack Obama's health care and financial services overhaul laws and boosting spending on the IRS and Pell Grants for low-income college students.
PHOENIX (AP) - An Indiana man convicted of child abuse for forcing his three grandsons on a grueling hike in the Grand Canyon was sentenced to 27 months in prison on Thursday, the minimum term the judge could have imposed.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Two members of Congress said Thursday that new information provided by the Air Force shows an oxygen-deficit problem on F-22 fighter jets is worse than previously disclosed.
Mrs. Audrey B. Baker, age 77, passed away peacefully alongside of family in Manteca. She was born on Feb. 13, 1935 in Santa Barbara, CA. She lived in San Joaquin County for many years. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Jasper N. Baker, her parents Jesse Mora Sr., and Vera Cervantes, her two sons Butch, and Anthony Ovando. She is survived by her brother Jesse Mora Jr. of Keyes, CA, sister Antonette Barajas, her children Terry 'Ann-Ovando' Mejia (Robert), Michael Gordon Ovando (Rebecca) of Lathrop. She had 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter ...
Stephen Robert Dowswell passed away peacefully with his living family surrounding him on June 11, 2012, at his home in Valley Springs, California after a two-year battle with Leukemia.
Vera "Doreen" Hamilton, 85, entered into rest on June 12, 2012 in Manteca. She was born on May 25, 1927 in Missouri. She joins her husband Homer Hamilton and her two children William Hamilton and Linda Hamilton in heaven.
Joshua Michael Dorman Leyva was born September 3, 1982 in Portland Oregon. He moved to California when he was a young boy. He was raised in Modesto and then later moved back to Manteca. Josh is survived by his wife Tricia McGathy and sons Dale McGathy and Noah Leyva of Manteca, parents Manuel and Kathy Leyva of Modesto, brother Matthew Leyva and sister Alicia Leyva of Modesto, grandparents Charles and Barbara Hills of Manteca and Linda Leyva of
George M. Silva, 87, entered into rest, Tuesday June 12, 2012. He was born in Tracy on July 12, 1924. He is preceded in death by both parents George and Isabel Silva.
Turlock returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and never trailed in a 24-12 varsity Cen-Cal win over the Manteca Jr. Buffaloes at Guss Schmiedt Field on Saturday night.
The Manteca Cowboys varsity racked up 26 first-half points on the way to a 43-0 DYSA win over the host Central Valley Panthers on Saturday in Modesto.
The Manteca Jr. Timberwolves varsity defeated the Hayward Monarchs 20-7 in Delta Youth Football action.
Two turnovers sealed the fate of the Ripon Chiefs varsity in a 36-22 Motherlode Valley Football League loss to the Calaveras Redskins on Saturday.
The Ripon Knights varsity ended the Central Saints' 40-game Trans-Valley League Youth Football win streak Saturday with a last-second goal-line stand to preserve a 22-20 victory.
Editor's Note: Susan McCreath has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by The Manteca Bulletin and CORE Athletic Performance. McCreath is keeping a weekly journal, highlighting the strides and struggles of her fitness journey. These are her thoughts and feelings shared with you.
St. Anthony's Harvest Festival live auction will return again this year.
Below are three of the students' speeches shared on 911 Patriot Day at Joshua Cowell Elementary School last week.
Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
In its wisdom (such as it is), the California Legislature passed a measure that would change the standard of sexual consent on the state's college campuses. Gov. Jerry Brown should veto this bill. If the University of California and other institutions that receive state-funded student aid want to demonstrate they have "no tolerance for any form of sexual violence" when students report rape as state Sen. Kevin de Leon has argued, then they should call the cops, not academic panels.
BALTIMORE (AP) - The Baltimore Orioles moved to the brink of claiming their first AL East title in 17 years, using a resilient pitching performance by Wei-Yin Chen to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Monday night.
PHOENIX (AP) - The San Francisco Giants lost their third consecutive game when Mark Trumbo hit a grand slam to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-2 victory Monday night.
ALAMEDA (AP) - After an offseason overhaul that brought on board veteran players with playoff pedigrees, the Oakland Raiders were optimistic for a turnaround after back-to-back four-win seasons.
WINDEMERE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club.