SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Fabled as a mecca for the health-conscious and fitness-obsessed, California is also one of only a few states that has not hiked its cigarette taxes in the last decade, meaning it is less expensive to light up in Los Angeles and San Francisco than in many other places in the country.
City college may close some campuses
WASHINGTON (AP) - The American economy is in trouble again.
I get lots of email from readers who tell me they have a hard time finding answers to their questions at the Social Security Administration website: www.socialsecurity.gov. Or, I often hear from readers telling me they want to "see something official in black and white" before they will believe whatever I wrote in my column.
NEW YORK (AP) - The CEO of AT&T Inc. said Friday that cellphone plans that count only data usage are likely to come in the next two years. In such a scenario, phone calls and texts would be considered as just another form of data.
Summer-like temperatures made water features throughout the South County popular hangouts for kids on Thursday.
RIPON - A Ripon home burglary suspect apparently didn't give the small town's detectives credit in being able to track him to his Turlock home where he was taken into custody.
Recently-graduated Alex Martinez and Mia Ramirez were recognized as Manteca High's top all-around senior athletes.
• VEHICLE PURSUIT/DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: On Friday, May 25, Manteca Police Officer Hooten initiated a traffic stop for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol at the intersection of East Yosemite Avenue and Commerce Avenue. The vehicle failed to yield and continued eastbound on East Yosemite Avenue and then merged onto southbound Highway 99. The vehicle maintained a speed of approximately 50 miles per hour as it continued southbound and then merged onto the westbound Highway120 Bypass. The vehicle yielded shortly after entering onto Highway 120. A high-risk traffic stop was conducted. The driver, Kenneth Wagner, was the ...
• FIRE – BESSEMER AVENUE: MAY 26: Manteca Firefighters were dispatched to a grass fire late Saturday, May 26, on Bessemer Avenue. Upon arrival, they found a grass fire in the rear of a commercial lot. Engine Company 241 began fire attack from the south side of the fire, while Engine Company 242 made access through the property and began fire attack on the north side of the fire. Firefighters were successful in containing the fire to the immediate area.
The Fifth Annual, Multi-Generational Teen-Adult-Senior Prom will take place at the Manteca Senior Center on Friday, June 22, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Judge Judy is doing more than holding court on TV. She's now dishing out advice online.
Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
California State University professors and other employees cannot engage in "discriminatory behavior, bullying or harassment," nor may they display "offensive conduct of an unwelcome nature..."
I know Republicans who voted for Jerry Brown in 2010. They thought he'd be like Richard Nixon going to China and stand up to public employee unions by fixing a dysfunctional pension system. They thought he'd live up to his pose as elder sage, ready to do what's best for California. After he won a return engagement as governor, Brown liked to bloviate about the need for elected officials to demonstrate "loyalty to California."
Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down - not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown.
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) - Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Lincecum walked silently through the bustling clubhouse before Saturday's workout and stuck his left arm straight out as he passed Jean Machi's locker, offering a friendly fist bump to the reliever.
DENVER (AP) - Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' emphatic 42-17 victory Sunday night.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - David Ousted made three saves and the Vancouver Whitecaps tied the San Jose Earthquakes 0-0 on Saturday night to regain sole possession of the fifth and final Western Conference playoff position.
OAKLAND (AP) - Carson Palmer made a triumphant return to Oakland.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Buck Showalter knew he was in trouble when the seventh inning rolled around and his Orioles were trailing the Kansas City Royals in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A lifelong San Francisco fan had a piece of team history in his hands Thursday night: the home run ball that sent the Giants to the World Series.
NEW YORK (AP) - That was quick.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars are winless no more.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt to regain the lead and finished with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 3-under 68 and his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospital for Children Open.
CONOVER, N.C. (AP) - Jay Haas became the 18th player to win a Champions Tour at 60 or older, closing with a 5-under 66 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the Greater Hickory Kia Classic.
ASH, England (AP) - Mikko Ilonen defeated top-seeded Henrik Stenson 3 and 1 in the final Sunday to win the World Match Play Championship.