WASHINTON, D.C. (AP) - With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's almost time for a new Xbox. Eight years have passed since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox 360, double the amount of time between the original Xbox debut in 2001 and its high-definition successor's launch in 2005. With the next-generation Xbox expected to be revealed Tuesday, anticipation for the entertainment console's latest evolution is higher than Master Chief's spaceship. "People get excited about new consoles because consoles represent the future," said Stephen ...
NEW YORK (AP) - The man who police say hurled homophobic slurs at a gay man on a Manhattan street before firing a single fatal shot to his head appeared in court Sunday to face a charge of murder as a hate crime.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Traffic in southwest Connecticut could be a mess for as much as a week until service is restored to the commuter rail line affected by a derailment that injured scores of passengers, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned Sunday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - In the spring of 1963, a prominent civil rights leader led dozens of protesters on a four-mile march from a predominantly African-American college campus to the center of Charlotte's downtown.
Manteca High seniors received 138 awards and scholarships during last week's senior awards assembly.
East Union High seniors were presented with scholarships and awards during last week's senior awards assembly.
Sixty years ago, on May 5, 1953, the Manteca High baseballers maintained their top position in the Valley Oak League standings when they defeated Tracy High 7 to 5. Leading hitter for Coach Arte Fairbanks' Buffaloes was Darell Phillips, who had a perfect afternoon by picking up two hits in two official trips to the plate and driving in two runs. He was also the winning pitcher.
Two separate car crashes on Friday claimed the lives of three people. The first accident occurred at about 2:43 a.m. in the 300 block of South Airport Way. The solo accident claimed the lives of the driver and passenger who were both dead at the scene. The second deadly crash happened at approximately 11:17 a.m. at the intersection of Louise Avenue and Jack Tone Road. The collision between an eastbound car on Louise Avenue and ...
Nearly 100 acres of city-owned wastewater treatment plant land could end up as the premier family entertainment hub for the Northern San Joaquin Valley while tapping into the Bay Area market as well.
On Friday 05/17/2013 at about 0243 Hrs, the Manteca Police Department responded to the 300 blk of S. Airport Wy regarding a solo rollover vehicle collision. Several officers arrived on scene and found two adult males trapped inside a two door burgundy Scion. The vehicle had major damage and was positioned near a mobile home on the east side of Airport Wy.
Carlon Perry leans forward onto his forearms, peering over the top of reading glasses. In front of him are a stack of papers and pamphlets tucked neatly into a folder. The folder tucks neatly into a briefcase, and the handle of the briefcase neatly into his hand. See how that works? Perry is nothing if not meticulous. Even his conversations have outlines, ruled by bullet points to ensure every point is made. "Let's not get ...
LATHROP - Pat Mitchell, watched intently as the first two 11 ton bridge sections were lowered into place Thursday morning to connect the production lines of California Natural Products with his six story Power Automation Systems (PAS) storage facility on the east side of McKinley Avenue.
Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop could become more than just neighboring communities at least when it comes to wastewater.
LATHROP – Joyce Gatto has many fond memories of Vera Walquist for a number of reasons.
A bell tolled each time Lee Herren read from a list much too long, written in the blood of Manteca's fallen soldiers.
Veterans and their families and friends gathered in the grassy rotunda on Monday at Park View Cemetery in Manteca to remember and honor those who served and gave their all for their country.
LATHROP – One by one, the names were called out by Debbie Rock.
Brian Cole was still relatively new to the world of pharmacology when he approached the owner of Bob's Pharmacy to inquire about buying the business.
The Rev. Yukiko Motoyoshi of the Stockton Buddhist Temple led the annual Memorial Day service on Monday at Park View Cemetery north of Manteca.
SAN FRANCISCO - Manteca's Bill Castillo received the French Legion of Honor award on Memorial Day from French Consul General Romain Serman who personally bestowed the coveted honor to six World War II veterans for their service in France.
The annual Antone Raymus Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 8, will once again include the car show.
Bob Fugger brought out some of the tricks of the trades as the Manteca Garden Club guest speaker.
Riley Simmons finally has the pièce de résistance for her soccer-themed bedroom makeover, and she found it in the oddest of places – the library. Simmons was presented with an oversized check worth $7,054 by head coach Justin Coenenberg, members of Manteca High's administrative staff and the captains of the varsity girls soccer team on Thursday in the Manteca High library. When asked if she'd ever seen a check that big, the 9-year-old fourth grader ...
By DENNIS WYATT
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Allen Clark - a soldier who lost both legs in Vietnam and who went on to serve as director the National Cemetery System for the veterans Administration -is the keynote speaker for today's 10 a.m. Memorial Day ceremonies at East Union Cemetery.
NEW YORK (AP) - The solemn ritual plays out dozens of times every day with a neatly folded flag, a crisp salute and one more goodbye to a fast-fading generation of soldiers, sailors and Marines.
Forty years ago, on May 21, 1973, Miles Branson, the multi-talented junior football and baseball player, was chosen as East Union High's "Athlete of the Year" at the annual Spring Sports banquet held Tuesday evening in the FESM Hall. Varsity baseball coach Butch Marliani named junior first baseman Ron Dalben as the team's best defensive player. Dalben and Branson had already been named to the all-Valley Oak League team. Outstanding players in other sports included: ...
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