It almost seemed like a reincarnation for a family who lost a pet of 15 years to an attacking pit bull last week to find a year old Beagle mix cuddled up on their front porch Saturday morning at the feet of a statue of the Virgin Mary.
Manteca's push for an alignment of a proposed McKinley Avenue expressway that would cut a swath through farms, rural estates, and the future site of a Catholic retreat and school has run out of gas - for now.
RIPON - Ripon's Mistlin Park was the scene Monday morning for the annual kickoff for a mission of honor and hope for a cancer cure for firefighters that is taking a single engine 20,000 miles zigzagging across the U.S. and Canada.
In the last five months, Sofia Rose Conde has had 40 blood transfusions. That's a total of 40 trips from Lathrop to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto with each visit requiring nine hours total – including drawing blood samples, blood testing in the lab, blood matching, and the actual blood transfusion procedure.