Ashton Lee - a 16-year-old Manteca High student at the vanguard of the successful effort to secure transgender rights in California public schools - is now making sure those trying to repeal the new law play fair.
Sandra Farmer took the hand of her 5-year-old daughter Kylie, walked up the ramp to "Typhoon," and climbed into a seat.
Manteca Unified school teacher Ken Johnson is pulling out of the race for San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent.
Tim Helbling is a wedding singer. He's a bar crooner. He's a cover artist. He's a party performer. And come Sunday, when he and the rest of the 209 All-Stars – the band he's been playing with for the last five years – take the main stage to close out the 29th Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair, he'll be just part of an electric group of musicians that strives to give its audience the best ...
"Do I hear $10? … How about $20? … $100? … $1,000?"
Nikka Perez is finally resting at home after being struck by a hit and run driver Sept. 17 while using a crosswalk in the 700 block of East Yosemite Avenue.
Melanie Morgan, award-winning San Francisco talk show host, television anchor, journalist as well as a well-known pro-life advocate is the guest speaker at the sixth annual fund-raising banquet for the Pregnancy Help Center of Manteca.
Police officers from Redding to Fresno participated in Saturday's motorcycle competition at a cordoned-off parking lot at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley shopping center at Union Road and the Highway 120 Bypass.
NEW YORK (AP) - The world is aging so fast that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly people, according to a global study going out Tuesday by the United Nations and an elder rights group.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Contentious from its conception, President Barack Obama's health care law has survived the Supreme Court, a battle for the White House and rounds of budget brinkmanship. Now comes the ultimate test: the verdict of the American people.
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Swedish flat-pack furniture giant IKEA will start selling residential solar panels at its stores in Britain, the first step in its plan to bring renewable energy to the mainstream market worldwide.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Department store operator Macy's Inc. says it plans to hire about 83,000 seasonal hires for the bustling holiday season, up 3.8 percent from 80,000 hired last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A biotech drug from Roche has become the first medicine approved to treat breast cancer before surgery, offering an earlier approach against one of the deadliest forms of the disease.
Harold Hughes and Carol Myers met as 15-year-olds in Nampa, Idaho, after Carol moved there from Zillah, Washington. That night, Carol wrote a letter back to her best friend in Washington, "Today I met the boy I'm going to marry."
Mary Liggins brightens everyone's day at Doctors Hospital of Manteca. Patients and staff alike now and for the past 13 years that she has served as a Certified Nursing Assistant say shes constantly radiating a passion "I could not be more thrilled to announce that Mary Liggins is the employee of the month," said Doctors' CEO Nico Tejeda. "I think every one of us could share a story about Mary and the positive impact she ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Local gasoline prices are swinging up and down ever more drastically, a result of a national fuel system that is operating with a shrinking margin for error.
Manteca Unified School District Superintendent Jason Messer is a big loser. But he came out of that being a winner.
Mission accomplished. That's how Manteca Educators Association president Ken Johnson described the completion of the group's annual project benefiting American soldiers overseas during the holidays.
LATHROP – The firm that was initially set to develop the section of town now known as Central Lathrop failed to meet its obligations.
The Swingin' Blues Star will highlight the next Ripon Arts League concert on Thursday, Nov. 21.
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.