Don Curson, a resident of Manteca for 57 years, died peacefully Friday, March 26, at the age of 87, in a nursing facility in Woodburn Oregon. He is survived by his wife Edith Curson and daughter Janice Settlemoir. He is preceded in death by two sons, Donald and Kenneth Curson.
Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
Seventy years ago, on March 28, 1940, in a wild and wooly game that saw both nines score at will, the Manteca High hickory stickers finally came through with a close 12-11 win over their rivals from Tracy High. The lead changed hands several times at the outset of the game and both pitchers were hit unmercifully. "Frenchy" Guisto poked out a pair of four-ply swats besides gathering a triple and two singles for a perfect day at the plate. It was the only sporting event that came to a head over the past week. All other scheduled events were ...
The Manteca Noon Kiwanis annual Easter egg hunt that is expected to draw upwards of 1,500 kids to the Northgate Park softball complex this morning to get their share of 10,000 plastic eggs filled with candy. Each kid in three different age groups gets a free ticket for a chance to win toys, Easter baskets, and age-appropriate bicycles.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that, based on accumulated scientific data, the delta smelt warrants uplisting from "threatened" to "endangered" under the Endangered Species Act but that uplisting at this time is precluded by the need to address higher priority species first.
Brooke Ashley Harris and Marc Stephen Jansen of Escalon, were married in a double ring ceremony on January 30, 2010 at Friendly Wedding Chapel in Modesto.
The night seemed unusually warm when I finally got home. A waxing moon had peaked before midnight. Now it leaned heavy toward the Pacific, bleaching the surrounding fields and leaving ghostly shadows everywhere.
CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY: Join us this Easter Sunday at 8:30 or 10:30 a.m. for an illustrated message entitled "The Door." We will have a free Willy Wonka Easter Egg Hunt at noon for children ages 3 to 12. Our Wednesday night service called "The Blitz" is designed for adults who want to be encouraged during the week with a plan from God's word. The service includes a life-building message from Pastor Scott Hoag, the Play of the Week for families and uplifting music that will build your faith. We also offer Royal Rangers and MPact Girls' club ...
Sierra and Ripon Christian high schools each have a student-athlete represented on the Sac-Joaquin Section's list of A. Dale Lacky Scholarship Award winners for the second straight year.
The Manteca Dolphins swim team will hold its final tryouts on Saturday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Sierra High. Official team practices begin Thursday, April 1 for all new and returning swim team members.
STOCKTON – The San Joaquin County Agricultural Commissioner's Office detected a second light brown apple moth in the Stockton area on February 19 in a residential area on Alice Street. This moth was found within 1 ½ miles of an initial moth find detected on Feb. 9 on E. Third Street.
Patrick Lee Cassidy of Manteca passed away at age 52 on Wednesday, March 24. He is survived by his mother, Anita Cassidy, brother Michael Cassidy and nephew Matthew Oliver of Manteca; brother Ron Cassidy, sister-in-law Carrie and nieces Jennifer and Alexandria Cassidy of Valley Springs. He was preceded in death by his father, Russell Cassidy. Patrick was a long-time resident of Manteca and parishioner of St. Anthony's Catholic Church.
Lorean Anna Doss, 93, Manteca resident for over 21 years, entered into rest at her home on Saturday, March 20. She was born June 12, 1916 in Delta, Colorado, the 4th child born to the late Marion and Cora Wooley. Lorean moved to Fullerton, California, at the age of 2. While living there, she met the love of her life, Odus Doss, while attending church and they married and remained married for 60 years until he passed away in October 2000. Lorean lived independently up until the last couple months of her life. In her younger days, Lorean was involved ...
A 58-year-old Manteca man was arrested Wednesday morning on a host of child sexual abuse charges.
When I heard our Congress critters are taking an extended vacation for all of August and part of September, I had two incongruous reactions: gratitude and anger.
The FBI's motto is "Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity." But given the FBI sting against Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow - a convicted felon who was freed from prison in 2003 because the feds got him to testify against a confederate - I suspect that a more apt motto might be "Fuggedaboutit."
The Manteca High football team has already made headlines this offseason for its inclusion in the Levi's Stadium Friday Night Lights doubleheader on Aug. 29.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yasiel Puig tied a franchise record with three triples and added a double and two RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco by beating the Giants 8-1 on Friday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jerome Williams pitched six solid innings while becoming the team-record 31st pitcher used this season by the Texas Rangers, and they beat AL West-leading Oakland 4-1 on Friday night.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - City leaders from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington met Friday with top executives at the U.S. Olympic Committee to hear about the nuts and bolts of bidding for the 2024 Olympics.
NAPA (AP) - The start of training camp is a time for optimism all around the NFL - even for a team that has gone 11 straight seasons without a winning season.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Patrick Willis hollered at pal NaVorro Bowman a few days back to keep him in the mix, even if the star linebacker was a bystander as his teammates endured their Day 1 conditioning tests.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Joe Torre still needs a pinch or two, just to make sure.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dan Uggla needed a fresh start. The San Francisco Giants needed a healthy second baseman who could step in and produce.
MONTREAL (AP) - Two-time winner Jim Furyk birdied two of his last four holes Friday in the Canadian Open to match the Royal Montreal record at 7-under 63 and tie Tim Petrovic atop the leaderboard.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday.
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) - A psychiatrist's patient ranted about a gun ban at a suburban medical complex before opening fire there, killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back, authorities said Friday.