NEW YORK (AP) - The world is aging so fast that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly people, according to a global study going out Tuesday by the United Nations and an elder rights group.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Contentious from its conception, President Barack Obama's health care law has survived the Supreme Court, a battle for the White House and rounds of budget brinkmanship. Now comes the ultimate test: the verdict of the American people.
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Swedish flat-pack furniture giant IKEA will start selling residential solar panels at its stores in Britain, the first step in its plan to bring renewable energy to the mainstream market worldwide.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Department store operator Macy's Inc. says it plans to hire about 83,000 seasonal hires for the bustling holiday season, up 3.8 percent from 80,000 hired last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A biotech drug from Roche has become the first medicine approved to treat breast cancer before surgery, offering an earlier approach against one of the deadliest forms of the disease.
Harold Hughes and Carol Myers met as 15-year-olds in Nampa, Idaho, after Carol moved there from Zillah, Washington. That night, Carol wrote a letter back to her best friend in Washington, "Today I met the boy I'm going to marry."
Mary Liggins brightens everyone's day at Doctors Hospital of Manteca. Patients and staff alike now and for the past 13 years that she has served as a Certified Nursing Assistant say shes constantly radiating a passion "I could not be more thrilled to announce that Mary Liggins is the employee of the month," said Doctors' CEO Nico Tejeda. "I think every one of us could share a story about Mary and the positive impact she ...
Ripon High's new AP English Teacher learned early in life that you must never give up, even if it's forging ahead just one penny at a time toward your goals.
As with any new business venture, there inevitably is somebody who has the distinct honor of being the "first." Whether it is the first customer, or the first client, or the first consumer, there is usually somebody who is going to be the first one to be served. In the case of Bethany Home, Mrs. Ida Schepel became its first resident in 1963 when the construction was completed, and the doors were opened for the ...
If the three men being charged with the murder of a 51-year-old Manteca man earlier this year do end up going to trial, they might not see the inside of a courtroom until next spring.
Forget horses. Forget bicycles. Forget trudging through the crowd on foot. The Manteca Police Department is going modern. Thanks to a $46,000 grant from the San Joaquin Air Pollution Control District, residents will soon see the officers that patrol large city functions making their around on Segways. They're the two-wheeled, battery-powered machines that move based on the weight distribution of the rider. Lean forward and it goes forward. Lean back and it stops. Lean sharply ...
It took the Manteca High cheer program exactly four minutes to leave a lasting impression on the Oakland Raiderettes.
A possible land exchange agreement between the Manteca Unified School District and Union Ranch Properties, LLC is one of the items to be discussed Wednesday by the Measure M Citizens' Oversight Committee.
Kallie Kassner endures through the pain, the quarter-inch of small intestine protruding through her abdomen wall and the pouch that collects the waste.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - A small jet that took off from Idaho has crashed into a storage hangar and started a large fire after landing Sunday night at a Southern California airport, officials said.
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.
Got expired or unwanted prescriptions clogging up the medicine cabinet?
LATHROP – Almost 60 percent of a position critical to Lathrop Police Services' mission to network with the community will be paid for by a grant.
LATHROP - Manteca High's Most Outstanding Athlete in 1952.