A woman walking or possibly running in the darkened number one lane of Highway 99 Monday night was struck and killed when a Ripon motorist failed to see her in time to stop, according to the California Highway Patrol.
PG&E's bid to convince voters in June to amend the California constitution to protect the for-profit utility by making it tougher for public agencies to enter the retail power business is a subject of a March 17 California Public Utilities Commission hearing in San Francisco.
Former Manteca Bulletin Publisher T. Paul Mahony entered a plea of not guilty to a single charge of sexual battery through his attorney in a Manteca courtroom Tuesday afternoon. Mahony was not present at the 1:30 p.m. court session.
STOCKTON - "Be a Breath of Fresh Air in Your Community" is the theme of this year's annual Earth Day Festival on Sunday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Victory Park, behind Haggin Museum in Stockton.
Every church has a story. Manteca's churches are no exception. St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, for one, started as a small frame church that was built in 1916 on East Yosemite Avenue on a piece of land donated by the Bacigaloupi family. The first people to attend Masses at the church were Portuguese dairy farmers who came to this once dry and sandy area at the start of the irrigation district in 1909.
It's kind of the ultimate irony – the need for a municipality to do everything it can to meet a bureaucratic deadline dealing with a 200-year-flood when California is in the middle of what could very easily become its worst drought on record.
Correspondence between the National Marine Fisheries Service and Congressman Jeff Denham's office shows the Bureau of Reclamation wants to flush as much as 15,000 acre feet of water down the Stanislaus River in order to "save" six fish.