Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.
On Thursday Charleen Carroll, the sister of Brock Elliott, stood just feet away from where her brother's name was etched into a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – Panel 20E, Line 114 – and read a letter that he wrote to her father just before his death.
NEW YORK (AP) - Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs' world turned upside down. Off the Delaware coast in 1980, on the last day of summer vacation, the 18-year-old took a dive from his family's boat into an unseen sandbar barely a foot below the surface, sustaining injuries that paralyzed him from the chest down.
A developer is eager to build 200 more apartments now that Manteca complexes are commanding on the high end between $1,195 at Laurel Glenn and $1,400 at Paseo Villas and $1,185 for one bedroom and one bathroom units.
The federal Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agency (ATF) is looking for the person responsible for lobbing an explosive device into a back yard party July 3 that injured six teens including one who will possibly lose an eye.