After eight years of shepherding the more than 5,000 families of St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Manteca, Father J. Patrick Walker is being called to shepherd another flock in Stanislaus County. On June 1, he will be taking over as pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Turlock which has a membership of more than 6,000 families.
March 31, 2016|
ROSE ALBANO RISSO Bulletin Correspondent
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A gunman fatally shot a Virginia state trooper Thursday at a busy bus terminal in the capital city of Richmond before he was shot dead by two other troopers, police said. Two civilians were also shot but were expected to recover.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee woman says her fiance was shot in the back by an officer as he was surrendering a rifle to her during a confrontation with police - and then again in the chest as he lay dying - contradicting the assertion by investigators that he was killed as the two struggled over the weapon.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Thunderstorms rumbled across parts of the South on Thursday, bringing the threat of possible tornadoes, a day after at least seven people were injured when severe storms spawned multiple tornado touchdowns in northeastern Oklahoma.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota on Thursday charged the former official who ran an investment-for-visa program with five felony counts including that he diverted into his company account more than $1.2 million that was supposed to stay in an account to compensate the state for losses.
Like a scene from the movie Hoosiers, an entire town rallied and gathered on Yosemite Ave. last Thursday in hopes of spurring the Manteca High boys basketball team to a victory in the state title game in Sacramento. The town as a whole jumped on their collective horses, and rode 60 miles north to raucously support this upstart group of young men. Meanwhile, much like the Dennis Hopper character in the movie Hoosiers, the one relegated to a mental hospital bed - unable to attend the game because of his life decisions. There I was, trapped in the cab of a ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California lawmakers on Thursday approved the nation's highest statewide minimum wage of $15 an hour to take effect by 2022 after it was hailed by Democrats as an example to the nation as it struggles with a growing gap between rich and poor.
SAN BERNARDINO. (AP) - Eighty percent of the nearly $2.5 million donated to the United Way following the San Bernardino terror attack that killed 14 would go to deceased victims' families under a proposed plan.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego harbor cruise boat crashed into a pier while docking Thursday, injuring seven people and causing significant damage to the bow of the vessel and the busy waterfront walkway, fire officials said.
FRESNO (AP) - A wrong-way driver leading authorities on a high-speed chase crashed through a gate and into a fighter jet at a central California naval base, killing himself and a passenger, authorities said Thursday.