Struggling to retain possession of his gun from being pulled from its holster, a Manteca Police officer gained control with only one round being fired into a wall of the emergency room at Kaiser Hospital Saturday evening.
Seventy years ago, on June 15, 1941, although the Manteca Merchants have had their share of ups and downs this season, today they invaded the home diamond of the toughest team in their league and came out winners by a 4-3 score. The losing team was Solari's, who have been threatening to pull out of the league because of "lack of competition". Willard Reiger, Louie Bronzan and Martin Bronzan each had two hits for the Merchants and Jim Theiler scored two runs.
LATHROP - The everyday grind of an NBA coach was evident in the tired red eyes of Scott Brooks Friday at Lathrop High, where over 50 kids took part in the Manteca Unified School District Basketball Camp this week.
Two college students playing basketball near their home on Pine Street Monday evening were lauded for their quick response to a fire that was threatening the neighborhood with flames seen from Yosemite Avenue to the south.