It was only four years ago that Michelle Robinson braved the microphone herself as a Manteca Idol contestant before eventually falling short of the title.
Prior to the Give Every Child A Chance tutoring challenge, Malik Rice admitted that math wasn't exactly his favorite subject.
Tommy's Beach & Grill hosted a pint night to help raise funds for Laurie Mittman's fight with breast cancer.
RIPON - The Ripon Community Athletic Foundation is hosting an open house-style fundraiser for those looking to get a jump on Christmas shopping.
A small paper clip dwarfs it but don't let the light brown apple moth fool you. It has the potential to devastate a large chunk of San Joaquin County's $2.1 billion annual agricultural production, cost thousands of area jobs, and lay waste to ornamental plants in Manteca neighborhoods. The first Central Valley confirmation of reproducing light brown apple moths has occurred in Manteca. It is prompting an aggressive response from the California Department of Agriculture. ...
Arval C. Campbell was just a teen-ager when he heeded the call to fight for his country in World War II. He was one of the lucky ones. He survived that horror.
Just how much groceries can you stash in shopping carts in two minutes? The highest bidder on the two-minute shopping spree being offered by Grocery Outlet for the Boys & Girls Club Telethon taking place this coming Monday and Tuesday will be able to find out. It is one of a number of unique items this year ranging from guided fishing trips to a double date with Manteca's two most eligible firefighters that are going ...
A church and unexpected insurance coverage provided a surprise twist for the Manteca woman whose car was rear ended in Saturday night's police pursuit of a fleeing felon believing she had lost her transportation in the blink of an eye.
A special gang seminar is being offered to church members and other Manteca families Thursday night at the Fellowship Baptist Church at 1130 Pine Street.
Joni Morris rolls out Patsy Cline Christmas Joni Morris is well-known for her own special tribute to the queen of country music, Patsy Cline, and has been playing to sold-out crowds across the country with her other tribute shows as well. On Sunday, Dec. 20, Joni will present her new tribute during a 3 p.m. matinee show entitled "Patsy Cline, Christmas" at Hutchins Street Square, in Lodi. Joni and her band "After Midnight" ...
A wider Highway 99 plus a modern interchange to serve northeast Manteca will mean the loss of property for a number of people including Center Appliance, a Valero gas station, a small business center, a modular home lot, and a few homes.
LATHROP – Manteca did it in 2007, Stockton in 2005, and Ceres just last year. This year, it was Galt.
If you have business at city hall that's pressing, you'd better take care of it by this Thursday.
Manteca firefighters delivered some 5,000 pounds of holiday foodstuffs – twice of what they collected last year – to the Second Harvest Food Bank Monday afternoon.
Preparing for a Ripon tradition every Sunday this month are singers with the Ripon Oratorio Society who'll celebrate the season with the 64th presentation of Handel's "Messiah" On Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m. at the Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, Fourth and Orange streets.
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.