Burglars drove a vehicle into a Chevron station at 3 a.m. Monday for the second time in less than eight months, breaking out the front door and glass windows in the process.
Another missing piece of what ultimately is expected to reign as Manteca's premier road south of the 120 Bypass - Atherton Drive - is expected to be built in 2014. Some $3.5 million has been set aside in the City of Manteca capital improvement plan budget for the 4,100-foot long segment between Union Road and a point just east of Sparrowhawk Drive. It will effectively connect Atherton Drive with Union Road and Airport Way. When ...
Deborah Garcia has been living in the same Central Manteca home for more than two decades. Garage sales aren't something she does too often. This time around, there was purpose beyond purging. Not only was Garcia cleaning out her house and going separate ways with some of her more cherished items, but she was also doing it for her 14-year old daughter, Bianca Kucher. "The cause for this is because I'm having a Quinceanera for ...
The advent of irrigation water more than a century ago started the ball rolling toward the day - expected in the next 15 to 20 years - where Manteca's dominate ethnic group will not be whites. The University of Pacific's Eberhardt School of Business Forecasting Center anticipates the ethnic shift based on a study that examined census data and growth patterns. As of 2013, 47 percent of Manteca's population is described as white, 39 percent ...
Karen Arnpriester recalled being bullied in fifth grade. The author and guest speaker at the FUN Club Program Friday was the new girl with a West Virginia drawl, a funny last name – her maiden name was Slimick – and a bad hair perm. "Before fifth grade, life was good to me," Arnpriester told the room-full of FUN Club members. "But then we moved to a ritzy area. "I was the victim of extreme bullying." ...
The Manteca Masonic Tyrian Lodge #439 hosted its centennial celebration on Saturday, marking 100 years of activity. The Masonic sanctuary was packed and even welcomed members of the community into this open-house event. One of the highlights was the opening of a time capsule that featured several items that represented the lodge's rich history here in Manteca, which was buried back in 1959. "No brothers even knew where it was and they wondered if it ...
MATTOON, Ill. (AP) - If finding a high school ring doesn't seem like a big deal consider this: Until a few days ago, the last time Dick Diedrich saw his ring he was living in suburban Chicago with his parents and Harry Truman was in the White House.
NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon.com Inc. says it is adding 7,000 jobs in 13 states including new centers in Tracy and Patterson, beefing up staff at the warehouses where it fills orders, and in its customer service division.
SAN JOSE (AP) - A pink flamingo is making waves in the San Francisco Bay, thousands of miles from its typical tropical home.
SARATOGA (AP) - A new classmate has been implicated in the death of a 15-year-old girl who committed suicide after saying three boys sexually assaulted her and circulated photos of the abuse online.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A flood of electronic alerts that was inundating California parole agents has dropped by half since The Associated Press first reported the problem two years ago.
NAPA (AP) - There's no such thing as "normal" weather in California wine country, and vineyard operators say this year that truism could mean good news for wine lovers.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - While the state Legislature remains in session most of the year, action on the most high-profile bills tends to be clustered in the days leading up to several deadlines.
EL CAJON (AP) - Authorities have arrested the parents of a four-month-old infant who died after being left inside a car overnight at a San Diego County apartment complex.
YOUNTVILLE (AP) - Tucked away in Northern California wine country, a small mental health organization has found success working with struggling U.S. service members, reducing suicide rates with unconventional treatment methods that include backrubs and cookouts.
Chris Creek has no illusions that he's going to end up on Music Row.
The Weston Ranch JROTC program's pinnacle moment was nearly dashed by, of all things, Major League Baseball.
A Manteca developer is interested in acquiring two vacant sites owned by the Manteca Unified School District.