Ray Joseph, 20, of Sacramento, has been sentenced to 27 years in state prison for the attempted murder of a Manteca couple as they slept in their bed at their home on Victory Avenue in September of 2013.
Next stop for embattled special ed teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon is the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, March 3, where he plans to plead once more that he be reinstated to his teaching position at Veritas Elementary School.
Henrietta Bulthuis was born in Hospers, IA, to William and Pearl Vander Ploeg. She married Raymond Bulthuis April 29, 1941. Ray and Henrietta lived in Artesia, CA, until 1956 when they moved to Ripon. She is now in heaven joining her parents, her husband Ray and her brother Henry Vander Ploeg. She always loved children and is now able to see her sons William and Raymond Dale who died as toddlers and her grand daughter Jessica Bulthuis and great grand daughter Ella Sterious who died as infants.
Shots were fired into a southbound vehicle on Highway 99 at about 2:30 Sunday morning. The victim was returning to Hollister from Reno, where the driver and two male passengers in their 20s had been visiting a dying uncle.
Warning posters were placed on the doors of the Bethany nursing home in Ripon, where visitors are asked to don yellow gowns and face masks because some 20 percent of the residents are suffering from flu-like symptoms.