ESCALON - The driver of a tanker carrying 8,000 gallons of propane died Saturday from injuries sustained when his truck exploded after colliding with a big rig and a box truck on Mariposa Road at Dodds Road.
What's in the future for the Fourth of July celebration? On Tuesday, Ripon City Council members will discuss just that as it relates to cost, funding sources, and issues that might need resolving in order to prepare for the 2014 fireworks event. Mayor Dean Uecker is scheduled to provide the report during the 7 p.m. open session in the Council Chambers, 259 N. Wilma Ave. He and Elden 'Red' Nutt serve on the Fireworks Committee ...
Catching a Yellow Cab in Manteca could start costing a bit more. The Stockton-based firm has a rate increase before the Manteca City Council during Tuesday's 7 p.m. meeting at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St. The double digit rate increase would take a one-mile taxi ride up from the current $4.25 to 5. That rate would mirror Tracy and Lodi rates and eliminate Manteca's status as the least expensive place to catch a ...
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - The wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has become the fourth-largest conflagration in modern California history, fire officials said Sunday as clouds and higher humidity helped crews further contain the biggest blaze in the United States this year.
Ripon High School resource officer Trevor McGinnis is patrolling the campus on a scooter thanks to the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harris.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Planning Commission meets Wednesday, Sept. 4, to discuss and possibly approve resolutions for neighborhood design plans and the architectural design guidelines for The Community at South River Bend.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A family is speaking out about a botched kidney transplant in which a nurse threw out a man's viable kidney just before it was to be given to his sister, saying that at first they assumed the woman had died because her scheduled surgery ended so soon.
ARKON, Ohio (AP) - A legal fight between a hospital and an Amish family in Ohio over whether doctors can force their 10-year-old daughter to resume chemotherapy after her parents stopped treatment is again raising questions about what rights parents have in making medical decisions for their children.
Barbara Hildebrand received her master's degree in physical therapy at Stanford. Her foray into the close fringes of the medical field was not surprising given the fact her parents were both doctors.
Southwest of Manteca hugging a levee separating a wooded area on a bend in the San Joaquin River and fertile farmland you will find the thinking man's - and the thinking woman's - Shangri-La.
Lost in all the buzz surrounding the start of football season are those like Beau Fryer. The former Manteca High and Fresno State defensive back played bigger, faster and stronger than his 5-foot, 7-inch, 167-pound frame, forcing his way onto the field. He was Mighty Mouse in helmet and pads. Alas, it appears his small stature has finally caught up to him. After a brief stint with the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football ...
GROVELAND (AP) - Nearly a third of the huge forest fire burning in and around Yosemite National Park was contained Friday and some small communities in the mountainous area were no longer under evacuation advisories, but smoke descending down into San Joaquin Valley cities was becoming a problem.
Great Valley Academy in Manteca is on a roll. On the very first year the public charter school opened, the Button Avenue campus earned an API score of 800. That was last year, when five of the nearly two-dozen schools in Manteca Unified posted an API score of 800 or better. The 2013 API score is even better for the academy. They gained 4 points from the previous year, giving them a 2013 score of ...
The annual Color the Skies benefitting Children's Hospital of Central California taking place today at Mistlin Sports Park on River Road in Ripon features a colorful array of kites rather than the usual hot air balloons.
Last year it was a fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond that threatened to keep people home on Labor Day weekend.
By DENNIS WYATT
Manteca won't be planting vines along sound walls on the Louise Avenue corridor as part of a $1 million federally funded transit enhancement project.
Lathrop High School Friday Night Live Club in conjunction with the Theatre Arts Department is conducting the 3rd annual Dia de los Muertos Carnival and Casa De Los Muertos Haunted House.
Sierra High's Intro/Intermediate Theatre Class is presenting "Westward Whoa".
ANAHEIM, (AP) - Not happy with your job? Just wait.
ROSEVILLE (AP) - A federal immigration officer was shot and three local police officers were wounded Friday during a violent confrontation with a suspect in a Sacramento suburb.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Three children and two adults have suffered minor injuries after a school bus crashed into a home at a Texas military base.
Tragedy on the Highway 120 Bypass struck once again as yet another semi-truck and trailer collided with cars stopped in the eastbound lanes, just west of the South Main Street overcrossing.
The Mad Scientist is at it again.
Calla High School's staff and students are adopting American troops this Christmas. To that end, they are teaming up with the Cpl. Charles O. Palmer II Memorial Troop Support Program founded by Chuck and Teri Palmer after their son who was in the Marine Corps was killed in action in Iraq on May 5, 2007.
LATHROP – If all goes according to plan, the City of Lathrop will save upwards of $1 million over the course of the next 25 years.
The power hungry Silicon Valley could be helping Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon electrical users eventually obtain lower rates.
If Mike Midgley has a future in television, he's not saying.
Like most Americans, Michael Eggman reached his breaking point with politics over the course of the last two weeks.
The Health Services Department of Manteca Unified will offer flu shots free of charge on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.