Ashton Lee - a 16-year-old Manteca High student at the vanguard of the successful effort to secure transgender rights in California public schools - is now making sure those trying to repeal the new law play fair.
Sandra Farmer took the hand of her 5-year-old daughter Kylie, walked up the ramp to "Typhoon," and climbed into a seat.
Manteca Unified school teacher Ken Johnson is pulling out of the race for San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent.
Tim Helbling is a wedding singer. He's a bar crooner. He's a cover artist. He's a party performer. And come Sunday, when he and the rest of the 209 All-Stars – the band he's been playing with for the last five years – take the main stage to close out the 29th Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair, he'll be just part of an electric group of musicians that strives to give its audience the best ...
"Do I hear $10? … How about $20? … $100? … $1,000?"
Nikka Perez is finally resting at home after being struck by a hit and run driver Sept. 17 while using a crosswalk in the 700 block of East Yosemite Avenue.
Melanie Morgan, award-winning San Francisco talk show host, television anchor, journalist as well as a well-known pro-life advocate is the guest speaker at the sixth annual fund-raising banquet for the Pregnancy Help Center of Manteca.
Police officers from Redding to Fresno participated in Saturday's motorcycle competition at a cordoned-off parking lot at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley shopping center at Union Road and the Highway 120 Bypass.
NEW YORK (AP) - The world is aging so fast that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly people, according to a global study going out Tuesday by the United Nations and an elder rights group.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Contentious from its conception, President Barack Obama's health care law has survived the Supreme Court, a battle for the White House and rounds of budget brinkmanship. Now comes the ultimate test: the verdict of the American people.
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Swedish flat-pack furniture giant IKEA will start selling residential solar panels at its stores in Britain, the first step in its plan to bring renewable energy to the mainstream market worldwide.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Department store operator Macy's Inc. says it plans to hire about 83,000 seasonal hires for the bustling holiday season, up 3.8 percent from 80,000 hired last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A biotech drug from Roche has become the first medicine approved to treat breast cancer before surgery, offering an earlier approach against one of the deadliest forms of the disease.
Harold Hughes and Carol Myers met as 15-year-olds in Nampa, Idaho, after Carol moved there from Zillah, Washington. That night, Carol wrote a letter back to her best friend in Washington, "Today I met the boy I'm going to marry."
Mary Liggins brightens everyone's day at Doctors Hospital of Manteca. Patients and staff alike now and for the past 13 years that she has served as a Certified Nursing Assistant say shes constantly radiating a passion "I could not be more thrilled to announce that Mary Liggins is the employee of the month," said Doctors' CEO Nico Tejeda. "I think every one of us could share a story about Mary and the positive impact she ...
Since 2008, Manteca Unified School District has been in partnership with Lodi Support Our Troops in their annual Holiday Cheer Box Drive.
It may be called Pumpkin Fair. But judging by the human traffic that paraded Saturday Sunday around the Pumpkin Fair grounds in downtown Manteca, Family Fair may be an apt moniker for this popular annual event.
By JASON CAMPBELL
The best shot at saving the most prime farmland from development over the next 27 years in San Joaquin County is the creation of high density clusters of jobs, services and housing.
LATHROP – If you're a Lathrop resident you know what the city logo looks like.
It's going to be a "red carpet" treatment for elementary school scholars thanking them for their successes in school from the third through the eighth grade.
LATHROP – Last year the Lathrop Chamber of Commerce was on the verge of closing its doors.
FRESNO (AP) - Authorities Sunday were investigating what touched off a wild "running gun battle" inside and outside a Fresno motorcycle club's annual dance, leaving one man dead and at least a dozen other wounded.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it will comply with a judge's order and shut down a natural gas pipeline after safety issues were raised.
FRENCH CAMP - Its time again to gather along the banks of the San Joaquin River at Paulsen Ranch in French Camp for the annual Hot Rod Party.
CrossFit Excel will host "Barbell for Boobs: Helen Meets Grace" on Friday, Oct. 11, at the gym's facility at 1433 Moffat Boulevard in Manteca.
A live Egyptian band and Egyptian cuisine will highlight the annual festival at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Ripon from Friday through Sunday at 315 S. Orange St. in Ripon.
East Union High's Cass of 1983 is looking for classmates that haven't been contacted as well all staff who were involved with the class to attend the 30 year class reunion to be held Friday, Oct. 25, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Chez Shari.