TURLOCK – As thousands of area high school and college graduates look proudly toward their futures, one local author also helps them focus on the nuts and bolts of life - literally.
It is one of Manteca's smallest congregations but it isn't preventing Southside Christian Center from striving mightily to tackle one of Manteca's biggest problems – the influence of gangs.
Jim Brown dedicated 38 years of his life serving as a role model for students and athletes alike.
Four days honoring those who served America – from Manteca's most decorated soldier to the latest Manteca soldier to lay down his life for his country - takes place this Friday through Memorial Day.
RIPON - Julian Ortega – the 10-year-old with a winning smile – has captivated the hearts of officers at the Ripon Police Department and especially that of supervisor Linda Johnston.
Heather Bonetti and Bobbie Miller were recently honored by the California Ambulance Association as "Stars of Life" in Sacramento.
Gregory Hartt of Manteca, has successfully completed California Highway Patrol (CHP) cadet training.
RIPON – The concern over a possible power transmission project that could end up severely impacting family farming operations is attracting the attention of the Ripon City Council.
It's a doggone dilemma if there ever was one. The Manteca City Council is being asked tonight to approve a dog park site plan for Woodward Park at the corner of Bridewell and Woodward avenues when they meet at 7 p.m. at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St. The funding to create the park that has $108,000 in upfront costs would have to come from the park fee fund reserve that has a demand ...
A recipe book has become an inside joke among the women employees and general manager of South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
The hyperbaric chamber sessions that Mauricio Araniz has to undergo aren't cheap. At more than $150 each – with several recommended every week by the doctors that are overseeing his rehabilitation – the mounting bills and the slow progress of a long recovery present both the young man and his family with a daunting future. And the fact that his health insurance company refuses to cover any of the treatments makes the entire situation that ...
Manteca Police are looking for the automatic weapons that go with the 1,000 rounds of ammunition they discovered Sunday in a vacated residence in the 1000 block of Mission Ridge Drive.
It all seemed so simple for Leanna Galang when she first decided to adopt-a-soldier as her part to make sure that at least one person fighting for America's freedom in the Middle East got a dose of home.
It's a political paradox. At the same time municipal staff is asking Manteca's elected leaders to consider outsourcing some functions to save money they are lobbying for a plan to assume work that has already been outsourced to save city jobs. The proposal to assign four park maintenance workers to the landscape maintenance districts isn't as much about saving $350,000 in the general fund as the city isn't currently doing the work as it is ...
The Manteca Children's Foundation will be hosting a Family Fun and Fitness Expo on Saturday, May 23.
It has happened to all of us.
Turkey R Us organizers have some good news and some bad news.
The east side of the Manteca Bedquarters building in downtown Manteca at Yosemite Avenue and Main Street will see the first of military murals going up next week.
Pension costs - considered by economists as one barometer of a city's long-term financial health - account for 30.9 percent of the general fund budget in struggling cities such as San Jose.
The east side of the Bed Quarters building in downtown Manteca will see the first military murals in the community at Yosemite Avenue and Main Street, according to Manteca Mural Society spokesman Norman Knodt.
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
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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.