Mosquitoes are all the buzz these days, turning up in record numbers throughout the country.
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.
Fifty Manteca area seniors are traveling Monday to Kaiser's headquarters in downtown Oakland to protest the corporation's withdrawal of vital services at Kaiser Hospital in Manteca.
LATHROP – In the opening scene of Casino Royale, James Bond leaps from beam to beam, climbs wires and runs up cranes.
A fire captain, a criminal justice student, and a cell firm director are all vying for an appointment to the Manteca Parks and Recreation Commission.
LATHROP – Pilkington North America, Inc., a company that manufactures float glass used by architectural and automotive markets will pay more than $200,000 to settle violations of hazardous waste laws, the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has announced.
Ronnie LeMay has been a drummer for the Christian Worship Center's band for seven years. He plays the drums on Sunday and at the mid-week service. And he never fails to join the worship team once a week for practice.
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.