RIPON - Ripon crossing guard Dorothy Patterson has been a guardian angel for thousands of school children for 50 years – that's some 8,000 days – watching out for their welfare as they arrived for school and again when they went home for the day.
Call the Manteca Finance Department at certain times of the month to pay your municipal utility bill or obtain information about it and your wait to talk to a customer service representative could take 10 minutes or more.
A 60th anniversary celebration heralding the successes of the Manteca District Ambulance (MDA) including a long stretch with former general manager Dana Solomon at the helm drew him a standing ovation at the end of the noontime event Tuesday at the Manteca Golf Course.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jordan Zimmermann pitched six solid innings, and Ian Desmond and Rick Ankiel homered to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
One of 22 drivers cited in a Manteca Police sting Monday morning for failing to stop for pedestrians at crosswalks had a medical reason for not being able to stop – his right foot was in a brace and his leg needed to be elevated.
Japanese maples are shade-loving trees. That is a wide belief, and that is a myth. So says Paul Jones who has spent more than 30 years collecting and propagating this popular garden staple and now has more than 200 varieties in his collection.