Fagundes Meats of Manteca is catering the drive-thru dinner fund-raiser for 2008 Sierra High School graduate Sierra Johnson who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, just before Thanksgiving last year. She is being treated at the Oakland Children's Hospital where she is scheduled to have a bone marrow transplant next month.
Everything from up and coming garage bands and seasoned musicians to fresh vocalists are part of the entertainment line-up for the 14th annual Crossroads of California Street Fair today and Sunday in downtown Manteca.
Manteca author Kirby William Brown will be signing copies of his book, California Faince: Ceramics for Cottages and Castles, all day during business hours at Antique Avenue at Spreckels Park shopping center, 1327 Historical Place.
Heavy black smoke seen for miles from burning outbuildings in Lathrop north of Louise Avenue and just east of McKinley Avenue at the end of Park Avenue drew sightseers from several communities as two outbuildings literally burned to the ground Wednesday afternoon.
A driver whose car veered off the roadway last April striking four teens – killing one 14-year-old – as they walked home along the shoulder of East Highway 120 returning from an orchard bonfire won't receive jail time.
Katie Williston usually this time of the year pulls down her sleeping bags and her outdoor gear in order to make sure that everything survived the winter – falling not to temperatures but to varmints – as she gears up for another beautiful Northern California spring.