Ripon High's new AP English Teacher learned early in life that you must never give up, even if it's forging ahead just one penny at a time toward your goals.
As with any new business venture, there inevitably is somebody who has the distinct honor of being the "first." Whether it is the first customer, or the first client, or the first consumer, there is usually somebody who is going to be the first one to be served. In the case of Bethany Home, Mrs. Ida Schepel became its first resident in 1963 when the construction was completed, and the doors were opened for the ...
If the three men being charged with the murder of a 51-year-old Manteca man earlier this year do end up going to trial, they might not see the inside of a courtroom until next spring.
Forget horses. Forget bicycles. Forget trudging through the crowd on foot. The Manteca Police Department is going modern. Thanks to a $46,000 grant from the San Joaquin Air Pollution Control District, residents will soon see the officers that patrol large city functions making their around on Segways. They're the two-wheeled, battery-powered machines that move based on the weight distribution of the rider. Lean forward and it goes forward. Lean back and it stops. Lean sharply ...
It took the Manteca High cheer program exactly four minutes to leave a lasting impression on the Oakland Raiderettes.
A possible land exchange agreement between the Manteca Unified School District and Union Ranch Properties, LLC is one of the items to be discussed Wednesday by the Measure M Citizens' Oversight Committee.
Kallie Kassner endures through the pain, the quarter-inch of small intestine protruding through her abdomen wall and the pouch that collects the waste.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - A small jet that took off from Idaho has crashed into a storage hangar and started a large fire after landing Sunday night at a Southern California airport, officials said.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - The winner of the Little Miss Hispanic Delaware contest has been stripped of her crown over concerns that she is not Hispanic.
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A helicopter pilot is dead after officials say he walked into the aircraft's spinning rotor while giving rides at Pennsylvania's largest fair.
The Faustina Rosas Memorial Pumpkin Run taking place this Saturday is a major fundraiser for the Manteca Unified Student Trust.
A move by South San Joaquin Irrigation District to possibly become the first irrigation district in California to go to a 100 percent pressurized delivery system may pay unexpected dividends in reduced ongoing maintenance costs.
Ann Drum and her friends, Candice Whitlock and Makenzie Edwards were all smiles. Their grins rivaled their bright snow-white garbs and the matching chef's hats perched on their heads.
The advance of development south of the 120 Bypass originally was expected to turn Woodward Avenue into a wide expanse of more than 70 feet of asphalt running from Main Street to the western city limits.
Election is more than a year away. But Jeff Tilton, who is hoping to take the seat that will be vacated by San Joaquin County Office of Education Superintendent Mick Founts, is already fending off accusations of impropriety in connection with his previous jobs.
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.