BOSTON (AP) - The honesty of a homeless man who handed a lost, cash-filled backpack over to police has inspired more than $150,000 in donations to a fund set up in his honor, the fund's organizer said Friday.
MIAMI (AP) - Immigrants and their allies will march this weekend on Taylorville, Ill., in time for the annual chili fest. They'll take a break from harvesting spuds to demonstrate in Boise, Idaho, and they'll hold candles until dawn along the banks of Lake Hollingsworth near Orlando, Fla.
Coreen Kirk is a recent rider of the Blossom Express. She along with Patience Carpenter, both of the Town Square independent living complex, hopped aboard the transit bus to Modesto. They made a day of it, dining at the Vintage Faire Mall food court before heading back home. Kirk is looking forward to riding the Blossom Express, especially with the proposed routes consisting of two round-trips in the morning and two more in the afternoon ...
After 24 years of planning and investing more than $250 million to create super levees, building a state-of-the-art school, securing water and sewer, establishing a government-owned low-cost electricity service, constructing the first river crossing in more than 50 years River Islands at Lathrop will finally see the first of 10,800 homes built.
NEW YORK (AP) - Five years after U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, triggering a global financial crisis and shattering confidence worldwide, families in major countries around the world are still hunkered down, too spooked and distrustful to take chances with their money.
Chris Creek has no illusions that he's going to end up on Music Row. All of the glitz and the glamour that he once chased as a young musician – all of those hopes of one day making it to Nashville and landing that record contract – have been replaced with a maturity that can only come with age. But that doesn't mean that the honky-tonker from Texas still doesn't like to lay it down ...
The Weston Ranch JROTC program's pinnacle moment was nearly dashed by, of all things, Major League Baseball.
A Manteca developer is interested in acquiring two vacant sites owned by the Manteca Unified School District.
Paul Rengh had as much fun at Friday's Special Day on the Farm as his Valley Community Action Programs consumers.
At the stroke of midnight Saturday the Stanislaus River Parks are closing. Ranger Norm Winchester with the Army Corps of Engineers will be among personnel locking gates and switching off timers that would have reopened the locks six hours later at nine developed parks from Knights Ferry to the confluence of the Stanislaus and San Joaquin rivers west of Ripon and south of Manteca. It means an end to rafting for the duration. There are ...
Jim Anderson cups his hand around the back of the microphone. He leans the stand forward and lets his body follow suit. Then, without warning, his lower body violently shifts to the left while his head – and his perfectly coiffed hair – go in the opposite direction. For a split-second, Jim Anderson looks just like one Elvis Aaron Presley. No, Jim Anderson doesn't wear a rhinestone-clad jumpsuit. No, Jim Anderson doesn't speak with a ...
Firefighters from Manteca, Lathrop, Ripon, and Stanislaus County were sent to 17 different fires in Stockton Thursday afternoon including one that temporarily shut down Interstate 5 due to wind-whipped smoke creating zero visibility.
Nikka Perez was made to feel like a princess Thursday afternoon when Manteca Ford owner Phil Waterford and his son Phil Jr. arrived at her Stewart Street home.
A group of tennis moms have partnered with the San Joaquin Valley Tennis Academy Future Stars 2000s program.
Those getting by with cheap garbage bills by cheating will soon have their ability to use Manteca's green yard waste and blue recycling Toters revoked.
It sounds like a deal that's too good to pass up: A $1,100 discount once a year for non-profits to rent the City of Manteca's state-of-the-art community room at the new $7 million transit center.
Two more years of road work lies ahead for motorists using 10 miles of Highway 99 from the 120 Bypass in Manteca to Arch Road in Stockton.
Pat Mitchell started California Natural Products with only two employees in 1980.
The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) honored Agape Villages Foster Family Agency as an "Angel in Adoption" at an awards ceremony on Oct. 8 and gala on Oct. 9 in Washington, D.C.
A decade-old dream of a Manteca performing arts/community center could start moving forward.
For the second year in a row, the nearly two-dozen staff at Re/Max Executive in Manteca are stepping up to the plate to help the hundreds of homeless students attending various schools in Manteca Unified.
One person was arrested early Friday night for driving under the influence after driving through a Manteca Police Department sobriety checkpoint.
Nancy Scott and fifth grader Riley Simmons are the benefactors of a blood drive this Friday at the Ripon Fire Department headquarters in the 100 block of South Stockton Avenue from 2 until 7:30 p.m.
A pedestrian hit by a northbound train late Saturday morning at Center Street was in critical condition at San Joaquin County Hospital, according to a Manteca Police spokesman.
The United Lutheran Church will open its food pantry Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The church is located at 649 West Northgate Drive west of North Main Street in Manteca.
Clarence "Clancy" Rogers has been named as the new manager of the Manteca Museum.
FRESNO (AP) - Trucks loaded with tomatoes, milk and almonds clog the two main highways that bisect California's farm heartland, carrying goods to millions along the Pacific Coast and beyond. This dusty stretch of land is the starting point for one of the nation's most expensive public infrastructure projects: a $68 billion high-speed rail system that would span the state, linking the people of America's salad bowl to more jobs, opportunity and buyers.
Two future high speed route alternatives cut through Manteca.
Deborah Hoffman is a breast cancer survivor. Not once, not twice, but four times. She is living proof that prayers work, and that miracles do happen.
If music gets you in the mood for Christmas and you like to sing there are two opportunities for you to join others in the community to make a joyous noise.