Eighth-grade student Obeulio Montepeque created the paper machete Reading Dragon with balloons, cups, and anything he could get his hands on.
A loving and sensitive set of grandparents were almost scammed out of $5,100 by a caller claiming to be their 24-year-old grandson crying that he was in jail in Canada, and needing $4,800 for bail before he could be released.
LATHROP – The Lathrop City Council could make a decision tonight on the proposed rate hikes for water and sewer services over a period of three or five years.
It is still five days until the official grand opening and JC Penney is already packing in crowds at its new 104,000-square-foot Manteca store that's part of The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
R. C. Owens, Bill Stricker and Kevin Wentworth are no strangers to hall-of-fame type enshrinements.
If you have an alarm and you don't have a free city permit it is going to cost you $200 if it goes off and Manteca Police respond after July 1.
Austin Road Business Park – a 1,050-acre project that could yield as many as 13,000 jobs – is dependent on a new $110 million interchange on Highway 99 for full build out.
In these difficult economic times, volunteerism is much appreciated among city officials. The City of Manteca's Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police is one such example. "We appreciate all that you do," Assistant City Manager Karen McLaughlin said at Thursday's SHARP meeting held in the Council Chamber. She was joined by council members John Harris and Debby Moorhead, and Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker. All told, about 50 volunteers took the oath of office administered ...
RIPON - It was seen as nothing short of a miracle that two freeway motorists, and one passenger survived a spectacular two car Sunday afternoon freeway crash with only cuts and bruises.
The 20-member Ripon Christian High School Mock Trial team took second place in the championship round last Monday night at the Education Service Center at the San Joaquin County Office of Education site on Arch Road in Stockton.
A wide array of restaurants will be participating in the 17th Annual Gourmet Sampler, sponsored by the Manteca Historical Society and scheduled for Sunday, March 8, at the Senior Center.
RIPON - A professional women's tackle football team based out of Modesto, members of the Maniax are hoping to gain some exposure of their existence.
They were known as the Alley Cats. This "Strike Force" bowling foursome consisted of prominent members of the San Joaquin County Office of Education. Each had code names. Keith Jackson, an information technology coordinator and Manteca resident, was known as "Shot Gun." He was joined by Deputy Superintendent Mick Fontes, who went by "Blocker." Science Camp Coordinator Randy Gibbs and Director of Special Education Bruce Kern were respectively known as "Flanker" and "Kicker." During the ...
Aja Smith wasn't planning on being the first person in line for the grand opening of the Manteca Best Buy on Friday.
Two of the roughest stretches of street pavement in Manteca are targeted for upgrades. The streets are: •East Yosemite Avenue between Cottage Avenue and Commerce Drive. •Moffat Boulevard between Main Street and Austin Road. The City Council is being asked Tuesday to appropriate $255,000 from Local Transportation Funds (LTF) in order to secure $1,904,604 in federal dollars for the projects that will cost just over $2.1 million. The LTF is restricted use money for transportation ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California law that requires all semi-automatic handguns to be equipped with technology that stamps its identifying information on bullet casings is now in effect after years of delays.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Thousands of steel tendons used to strengthen the skyway portion of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were exposed during construction to rainfall and salty bay mist, leading to rust and corrosion concerns.
EUREKA (AP) - Two earthquakes rattled the far Northern California coast Saturday morning, but authorities say there are no reports of damage or injuries.
FREMONT (AP) - In a busy factory, machinists move sheets of aluminum roll in the back door to be molded, stamped, twisted and notched into high-tech electric cars that sell for more than $60,000 each.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighborhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.
INGLEWOOD (AP) - An Inglewood police spokeswoman says an officer fatally shot a man who was using a sword or machete to damage police cars.
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.
ANCHORAGE (AP) - Alaska's remote Pavlof Volcano was shooting lava hundreds of feet into the air, but its ash plume was thinning Saturday and no longer making it dangerous for airplanes to fly nearby.
WASHINTON, D.C. (AP) - With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's almost time for a new Xbox.
NEW YORK (AP) - The man who police say hurled homophobic slurs at a gay man on a Manhattan street before firing a single fatal shot to his head appeared in court Sunday to face a charge of murder as a hate crime.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Traffic in southwest Connecticut could be a mess for as much as a week until service is restored to the commuter rail line affected by a derailment that injured scores of passengers, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned Sunday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - In the spring of 1963, a prominent civil rights leader led dozens of protesters on a four-mile march from a predominantly African-American college campus to the center of Charlotte's downtown.
Manteca High seniors received 138 awards and scholarships during last week's senior awards assembly.
East Union High seniors were presented with scholarships and awards during last week's senior awards assembly.