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 ...
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.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A street racer crested a hill at 79 miles per hour then struck and killed a woman and her three young sons as they crossed a Philadelphia boulevard at night, prosecution witnesses testified in court Tuesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A new, smaller version of NASA's space shuttle is recuperating from a rough first landing.
The fund-raising season is demanding of its champion.
An 11-year-old sixth grader, Janita Ferrando, was successful in her own personal food drive for the Second Harvest Food Bank last weekend at the Li'l Buffs final season game at the Manteca High School stadium.
Robert Iniquez will take the next few months to reflect on his first foray into weight-loss competitions.
A Stockton missing person whose remains were located buried in a Manteca yard May 28 died of homicidal asphyxiation, almost 23 years ago, according to a Stockton Police coroner's report Tuesday evening.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Two 37-year-old men have been charged with attempted possession of heroin with intent to distribute after federal authorities seized more than three pounds of the drug in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough
By VINCE REMBULAT
Charles Andrew Palmer was a teen-ager in high school when his father paid the ultimate sacrifice for his country. Marine Cpl. Charles O. Palmer II was killed in action in Kahlidiyah, Iraq, on May 5, 2007.
LATHROP – When the City of Ripon first opened the Curt Pernice Skate Park almost a decade ago it became a haven for Northern California skateboarders.
A record one-day crowd of 25,000 people made their way through the Dell'Osso Farms pumpkin maze on Saturday cementing the Lathrop attraction as California's No. 1 agri-tourism destination for yet another year.
The Second Harvest Food Bank in Manteca has profited from its competition with other non-profits vying for one of 100 new Toyota vehicles in a recent nation-wide contest based on call-in votes by members of the San Joaquin and Stanislaus County communities.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A jury has awarded more than $150 million in damages to a 13-year-old girl who watched her family perish in a fiery crash on a Southern California freeway.
BASSETT (AP) - The upper half of a woman's body was found Monday at a Los Angeles County sewage plant and investigators believe her lower half turned up two days earlier at another plant some 30 miles away, authorities said.