YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - There was no evidence of an illegal marijuana grow near the spot where a raging wildfire started near Yosemite National Park, a federal forestry official said Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Their egg-laying days behind them, some 1,200 Northern California chickens are heading for a cozy retirement on the East Coast, where they will live outside of cages and have plenty of room to spread their wings.
Mosquitoes are all the buzz these days, turning up in record numbers throughout the country. In the Southeast, mosquito experts have reported 2-year-old eggs hatching amid dry conditions, creating an endless wave of blood-suckers. Here, San Joaquin County officials aren't seeing the same infestation. In fact, population counts are down from last year. What alarms county officials, though, are the one-week spikes in samples infected with the West Nile virus. ...
SAN FRANCISCO – “Do you want a receipt?” the toll-taker asked. “Yes please,” I said. It was a simple exchange. Something you wouldn’t exactly expect to have any sort of extra meaning or relevance. But 39 minutes after the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened for the regular people of the world, she handed me $16 in change and a slip of paper proving that I was part of the ...
Love is at the heart of Manteca Kindred Arts' longevity. Established in 1986 at the prodding of an impassioned column by the late retired educator and writer Robert Camden in the Manteca Bulletin, the 501 (c)(3) organization, which means all donations are tax deductible, the incorporated concert association has managed to offer classical music programs for the community every year without fail since its inception without scrimping on the quality of the artists and performances ...
One of the area's most enduring events held in the middle of the harvest season is taking place the weekend of Sept. 21 and 22.
The best art display in Manteca can be found in the council chambers at the Civic Center. After months of no art work gracing the wall behind the council dais, Bill Barnhart stepped up and arranged for artists residing in Del Webb at Woodbridge to offer up a piece of their work to grace the council chambers. The Manteca City Council led by Mayor Pro Tempore Debby Moorhead showed their appreciation Tuesday by presenting individual ...
People see them on social media sites all the time. Beware of strange people in your neighborhood that might be up to no good. There's a group that's running a certain racket that will inadvertently lead to some sort of harm to you or your family. The specifics change, but in Jessica Becker's case the talk at the preschool she takes her daughter to focused on group of door-to-door booksellers that had allegedly been targeting ...
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Evacuation orders and advisories were lifted Tuesday for several Sierra Nevada communities once threatened by a raging wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "American Idol" is betting that a judges' remix with Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban will fare better with viewers than bickering divas Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj did last season.
There are eight trucks a minute passing any given point on the Highway 99 corridor through Manteca.
Tommy Nelson thought he was getting himself another wonderful Labor Day. After all, Sunday made things look that way with its sunshine and it's typical early September temperatures, so he didn't think twice when he went to the store, bought some ribs, and planned on grilling them up for the last big weekend holiday of the summer. The last thing he expected was the rain. In an unexpected turn, the hot summer conditions that have ...
State-of-the-art community rooms in Manteca's $8.3 million transit center are sitting unused by the public until the Manteca City Council acts on recommendations by a citizen's panel regarding proposed rents.
In less than 30 years, San Joaquin County will have more than 110,000 additional households.
Around a dozen homes could be built on 3.67 acres on South Union Road that was struck four times in the past 80 days by arson fires.
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.
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.
Brittany O'Brien had to climb five medical mountains in the form of major surgeries to reach her senior year at Ripon Christian High School.
For the last 16 years Phil Perry has been scaring people on Halloween.
His shoes and wallet have been designed tastefully for a man of his profession.