Students at Lincoln Elementary School are learning to make healthier eating choices. They can thank the Give Every Child a Chance After School Advantage Program led by academic manager Mosha Lehouillier who helped tend to the new school garden installed towards the end of the last school year. Over the summer, she and her father took care of watering and weeding the garden on a regular basis. The result of that were ripe-for-the-picking egg plants, ...
It was early evening on Thanksgiving Day. The three-generation family was getting ready for the traditional meal.
The proposed Park and Ride lot along Highway 99 and Jack Tone Road will be 100-percent funded.
LATHROP - The upcoming construction of the Lathrop Road/Union Pacific Railroad Westerly Grade Separation is being discussed during a public meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK. (AP) - Scientists are assessing the damage from a massive wildfire burning around Yosemite National Park, laying plans to protect habitat and waterways as the fall rainy season approaches.
Arnold "Butch" Rothlin is not a happy camper. Actually, he's not a happy alfalfa farmer.
The reunion committee for Manteca Union's Class of 1963 is missing contact information for a few of its classmates. The 50th reunion is set for Friday, Sept. 20, at Chez Shari from 5 to 11 p.m.
The Manteca Patriots will dedicate their Thursday, Sept. 12, meeting to a solemn remembrance of those who lost their lives in the terrorist ttacks on Sept. 11. It will include a grateful tribute to courageous first responders both then and today.
PASO ROBLES (AP) - Brooke Mayo never stopped thinking of the rosy-cheeked little girl she gave up for adoption nearly three-quarters of a century ago.
Caltrans has reopened Highway 120 from Groveland into Yosemite National Park. Crews reopened the section at noon on Friday. The state route has been closed 18 days since Monday, Aug. 19 due to the Rim Fire. Since the fire, Caltrans crews have been working 12 to 14 hour shifts removing fire damaged trees, repairing guardrail posts and replacing numerous signs. Caltrans has replaced nearly 1,000 burned out guardrail posts, and removed over 1,800 trees (that ...
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Even as firefighters battle a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park, environmental scientists are moving in this weekend to begin critical work protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season beings.
For the last 25 years, the countryside in southwest Manteca was home to the Cornejo family. Next week, home will be a two-bedroom house on West Yosemite Avenue just a yodel away from the downtown business district.
They're shuttered, paved over or almost completely forgotten. But for Kristopher Rowberry, the amusement parks of yesterday are just as fascinating as any trip to Disneyland or Great America, even if there's nothing left to ride. Take, for example, his recent endeavor to chronicle the golden years of Manteca's famed Oakwood Lake waterslides. If you were to ask any Manteca resident that has called the growing community home for a substantial amount of time, they'll ...
Four different people harassed elementary school students over a four-day span last month. And three of them exposed themselves in the process. Even with a handful of tips coming from the public that are currently being followed up on by investigators, the Manteca Police Department is still looking for crucial information that may lead to the arrest of the individuals that they believe are responsible. The first of the incidents took place on Friday, Aug. ...
Manteca is on pace for the sixth straight year of 280 plus new homes being built. Builders have finished or started 217 homes through the end of August. Developers are convinced the market is picking up steam as site work is now underway on four new housing projects. It takes between four to six months to go for raw land to be turned into build-able lots. New residential construction - the barometer of Manteca's economic ...
Bulb-outs -the much maligned traffic control devices that do double duty in downtown Manteca as planters - are coming to a neighborhood near you.
MIAMI (AP) - Dean Griffin liked the health insurance he purchased for himself and his wife three years ago and thought he'd be able to keep the plan even after the federal Affordable Care Act took effect.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police must get a warrant before using GPS to track a suspect's vehicle, a federal appeals court has ruled, throwing out a cache of evidence against three brothers charged in a wave of pharmacy burglaries and going beyond a Supreme Court ruling that left open the question of whether judges have to approve of the high-tech surveillance.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama cast Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday as part of an extreme tea party faction that shut down the government, throwing the political weight of the White House behind Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the final days of a bitter race for governor.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York is urging his former Senate colleague, Hillary Rodham Clinton, to run for president. In fact, he's already endorsing her.
CHICAGO (AP) - Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Some of the world's top climate scientists say wind and solar energy won't be enough to head off extreme global warming, and they're asking environmentalists to support the development of safer nuclear power as one way to cut fossil fuel pollution.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The gunman charged in the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport lay bloodied and handcuffed on the floor of Terminal 3 after being gunned down by police, but he replied to critical questions that helped authorities lock down the scene.
FRESNO (AP) - A year ago federal officials trucked 116 spawning salmon to the upper San Joaquin River in Central California and invited media to watch them swim free for the first time since a dam cut off the river's flow a half century ago.
SANTA ANA (AP) - Orange County is weighing whether to create an online map pinpointing dangerous dogs in more than a dozen cities.
VENTURA (AP) - Ventura County is mulling a ban on fixed-gear bicycles on park trails after a hit-and-run accident that left a rider with severe injuries.
SAN LUIS OBISPO (AP) - California officials and the operator of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant are mulling whether the plant will spend up to $12 billion to redesign its cooling system, blamed for sucking in fish larvae and disrupting the marine ecosystem.
CASTRO VALLEY (AP) - Despite a California law requiring assisted-care facility licensing reports to be easily viewable to the public, access to important background information on the facilities can be difficult to find, a newspaper reported Sunday.
BELL, Calif. (AP) - Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo will be able to keep his retirement account and pension despite pleading no contest to corruption charges associated with granting himself a huge salary and generous benefits.
TOKYO (AP) - A zombie swarm in Tokyo? Why not, it's Halloween.