At least 150 runners and walkers will join Iraq War veteran Derek McGinnis and the author of "Exit Wounds": A Survival Guide to Pain Management" in the first Wounded Warrior Christopher Braley 5k run/walk that is part of the Memorial Day Weekend activities on Sunday, May 30, at Woodward Park. McGinnis served as a hospital corpsman for 11 years in the Navy. In November of 2004 he was severely wounded in Fallujah sustaining a traumatic brain injury and an above-knee amputation of his left leg for which he underwent extensive treatment and rehabilitation at military and Veterans Affairs medical ...
PG&E secured rate increases from 2007 through 2010 to replace 47,000 power poles.
LATHROP – Nonprofit organizations in Lathrop have until 4 p.m. on Thursday to submit their lottery application forms for Safe and Sane Fireworks fund-raisers this year.
Charles and Teri Palmer - the parents of Manteca Marine Cpl. Charles Palmer II who lost his life serving America in Iraq - have adopted 300 Marines.
Even the weather conspired to make the first ever art show hosted by the Manteca Historical Museum a success in more ways than one.
Manteca Ford-Mercury owner Phil Waterford has been honored as the 26th Assembly District's Small Business of the Year by Assemblyman Bill Berryhill.
RIPON - Local indie rock group "French Cassettes" from Ripon may finally have the break they have been waiting for.
Manteca native and Central Catholic High senior Sebastian Hernandez was named a National Merit Hispanic Scholar and was awarded a full ride to University of Arizona.
RIPON - Ripon High School senior Kaitlyn Joanne Milam is headed to Fresno State this August.
Cassidy Alice Miller, daughter of Dr. Greg and Sharon Miller, graduated Cum Laude from Westmont College of Santa Barbara on May 8, 2010.
Thirty-five World War II veterans are serving as grand marshals for Manteca's first Memorial Day parade taking place Monday in downtown Manteca.
As the top academic students, Erica Aguiar and Katie Vaught earned the honors to lead East Union High's commencement exercises on Thursday.
PG&E has pumped an additional $9.5 million into their bid to amend the California Constitution to make it tougher for not-for-profit utilities to start-up in their service territory.
RIPON - A touch of Americana is part of the Ripon Farmers' Market this Thursday at 4 p.m. as the police and fire personnel challenge each other in a chili cook-off on Main Street with free samples for everyone.
Race day registration for the 1 mile and 5K run will begin at 7 a.m. For the 1-mile run will begin at 8 a.m. For the 5K run, it will be 8:30 a.m.
Get ready to rock.
The Manteca Children's Foundation will be conducting their annual Blanket for Kids drive at the Manteca Pumpkin Fair and plan to continue it through the fall.
Five years after the death of their son, Jeremy, Jerry Lum and Dorothea Timmons are now looking forward to having their day in court.
A part-time security guard and a clerk at his family's Chevron station at Union Road and Yosemite Avenue, Muhammad Rashid, 30, never returned home after a Saturday night guard assignment on Lammers Road in Tracy.
LATHROP – Brent Maynor's concerns aren't necessarily limited.
Russ Munson is never one to be late.
The case involving the arrest of Jeremy Lum by three Lathrop Police officers on July 8, 2009 is riddled with inconsistencies on the part of the defendants, according to sworn depositions which have been affirmed by a judge with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California in Sacramento.
The double-crested cormorant is not on any endangered species list.
It is going to cost nearly $150 million for levee upgrades to protect Manteca, Lathrop, Weston Ranch, and parts of rural south Manteca from a 200-year flood.
It's now the $310 million question.
Jim Anderson - a popular home-grown rock singer that pays tribute to Elvis Presley's early years - is performing on the Main Stage of the 30th annual Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair this weekend in downtown Manteca.
The Moving Wall - an 80 percent replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., - is returning to Manteca a little more than 20 years after its first appearance.
Editor's note: This is an abbreviated version of a column about the Manteca High Vietnam Moving Wall ceremonies that former Manteca High student and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis appeared at that was published in March of 1993.
Good luck getting California's diverse special interest groups to agree on anything.