The Manteca Fire Department is conducting an open house on Saturday, Sept. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the headquarters station at 1154 S. Union Road.
Terry Gail Darter,54, of Manteca, entered into the arms of the Lord on Sept. 4, 2010. She was born on Dec. 27, 1955 in Tracy to Herman Ray Green and Bettie Raye Green. She lived in Manteca most of her life.
Shirley Joanne Rice entered into rest on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2010 in Manteca. She was born in Kansas City Missouri to the late Tim and Ellen Green. In heaven she joins her parents as well as extended family members.
Mariane Catherine Weibel, age 91, passed away on September 3, 2010. She was born to Guastave R. and Wilhelmina Zielske on February 10, 1919 in Fairbault, Minnesota. The youngest of five children, she moved to California with her family in 1920.
Two close friends of mine recently lost their father due to an unexpected illness.
Elynore Helen Maloney, 94, was on born July 30, 1916, in Marysville, California and passed away peacefully on Aug. 31, 2010, in Sacramento, California.
Lloyd N. Webb passed away peacefully with family at his bedside on September 2 at Doctor's Hospital in Manteca. Lloyd was born to Norman and Pauline Webb in Midland, VA. Lloyd graduated from Washington & Lee High School in Virginia; attended Atlantic Christian Military Academy in North Carolina; graduated from Parsons College in Iowa; and Hayward State in California.
I'm sorry about not having a column in last month's paper. I had rotator-cuff surgery for the second time, on the same shoulder … after injuring it again.
Michael William Gosnell, 40, passed away at his home on Saturday, September 4, 2010, in Manteca. He was born in Stockton April 25, 1970. Mike was a longtime resident of Manteca where he worked most of his life as a mechanic. He loved cars and belonged to the Central Valley Folkslaggin Club where he enjoyed barbecues, car shows and camping trips and boating.
Ricardo Jesus Zambrano was born on October 2, 1990 and passed away on September 3, 2010.
It occurred to me just before I fell asleep that the sugar pine that stabbed at the speckled night above me would, if hollowed out, make a perfect mailing tube for shipping submarines.
ESCALON – Lathrop's Kevin Rainey set the tone for Thursday night's non-league freshman football contest with host Escalon when he returned the opening kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown on the way to a 32-12 win for the Spartans.
Seventy years ago, on September 5, 1940, football practice at the local high school has gotten right into the thick of the sporting scene in Manteca again as Coach Larry Siemering and his assistant sarge Stan Hawkins are hard at work rounding the boys into shape for the coming season. Calesthentics and fundamental drills prevail. Rico Bianchi, former star Buffalo back and linemen, and last year's standout blocking back for the University of San Francisco, has been helping the local mentors in their task of lining out the aspirants.
There is no white Republican elected official today who is coming close to Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's effort to reach out to black voters.
ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. Too bad those trains have nowhere to go.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After an extended slump they would rather forget, the San Francisco Giants are gaining ground and back in the thick of the playoff chase as September begins.
SAN JOSE (AP) - San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.
ANAHEIM (AP) - The Oakland Athletics arrived in Orange County eager to move back atop the AL West before Labor Day.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Javier Morales evened the score in the 36th minute, and the San Jose Earthquakes and Real Salt Lake finished with a 1-1 draw Saturday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea's I.K. Kim.
NORTON, Mass. (AP) - Russell Henley doesn't get into contention as much as he'd like, though he is tough to beat when he's anywhere near the lead.
NEW YORK (AP) - Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Holdout right guard Alex Boone has agreed to a $6 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers that replaces the two years remaining on his previous deal, a person with direct knowledge of the contract said Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors' plan for a $5 billion factory to make batteries for a new generation of electric cars.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel.
The Give Every Child a Chance 14th Casino Night & Auction will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St., Manteca.
THERMAL (AP) - A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.