Flames and smoke reached hundreds of feet into the sky Thursday afternoon from a totally engulfed residence in the El Rancho Mobile Home Park located next to the Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue interchange.
A gray parrot with its red tail took flight from the Merrill Gardens retirement community mid-day Wednesday and caused quite a stir among the senior citizen residents who considered the bird their pet.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca took delivery of a multi-million dollar Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) unit gift Tuesday morning that was installed in the new Imaging Center next to the Valley Cancer Medical Center still under construction.
MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Music Department Opera & Musical Theatre will present an evening of one acts: J. S. Bach's Coffee Cantata, W. A. Mozart's The Impresario and a medley from the Shaiman & Wittman musical, Hairspray. Performances are March 23-24 at 7:30 p.m., and March 25 at 3 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall (Music Building, room 208) on East Campus located at 435 College Ave.
Firefighters rescued a Manteca man believed to be in his late 40s from a city refuse truck shortly before 7 a.m. Tuesday after the truck driver heard him yelling over the roar of the engine and the hydraulic compressor.