Around a dozen homes could be built on 3.67 acres on South Union Road that was struck four times in the past 80 days by arson fires.
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.
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.
The first of upwards of 1,000 jobs from various business park developments moving forward in Northwest Manteca will materialize by mid-2014.
Julie De Araujo has made a difference in the "heart and soul" department in Bethany Home over the past 15 years. She is leaving to make the community an even better place for seniors to be able to remain in their homes for a lifetime.
The 2013 Health Careers Forum was made possible for some 20 high school students Friday morning at Doctors Hospital of Manteca where they listened to some 10 medical professionals tell their stories and the specifics of their jobs.
Gene Peterson remembers what it was like to have Paul Wiggin as a blocker.
Janice Laplume has plans for the Pregnancy Help Center of Manteca.
The average person looks at a kitchen and sees appliances.
When they start working on the railroad at Austin Road near the Highway 99 interchange in early 2014 it'll mean the first of 9,134 new "direct" jobs are on their way to Manteca.