LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - A 12-year-old Florida girl committed suicide after she was bullied online by more than a dozen girls and a sheriff said Thursday that he is investigating whether he can file charges under Florida's new law that covers cyber-bullying.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Glued to your desk at work? Cross that off the list of reasons not to exercise.
ARCADIA (AP) - The FBI is helping investigate a series of hoax calls that shut down San Gabriel Valley schools three times this week.
Those who use a lot of electricity running air conditioning have essentially been subsidizing those who use smaller amounts of power for the past 12 years.
Don Higgins remembered the fateful day of Sept. 11, 2001 as if it were yesterday. He's the longtime chaplain of the Tracy Police Department. He was the featured speaker at Thursday night's Solemn Remembrance program hosted by the Manteca Patriots at Chez Shari. "We were all over Ground Zero," said Higgins, who was with the Critical Incident Stress Management program about a month after the attacks on New York's World Trade Center. "It was surreal," ...
Karate demonstrations, karaoke, free raffle and prize giveaways are on tap Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Marketplace shopping center on West Yosemite Avenue.
All five comprehensive high schools in the Manteca Unified School District have a Library Media Center.
Friendship Group will begin meeting at Immanuel Christian formed Church on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m.
Bill Draa no longer has the interim title. He made it official Monday by accepting a two-year pact as superintendent of the Ripon Unified School District. Draa retired as superintendent of the Banta School District over a year ago. This summer, he decided to take on the top RUSD administrative post on an interim basis shortly after Louise Johnson left to become superintendent of school for the Nevada Union High School District. Johnson had been ...
Ripon High administrators say that online purchases could be made so much easier with a major credit card.
BATTLE GROUND, Wash. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy accused of threatening to "shoot up" and "blow up" his middle school, shoot a teacher and kill himself was arrested Wednesday after the threats prompted the closure of six southwest Washington schools, police said.
Eight years ago Pastor Mike Dillman wanted to say thank you. He wanted to say thank you to the police officers that keep the streets of Manteca safe and say thank you to the firefighters that put their lives on the line to protect lives and property. But when he sat down with members of The Place of Refuge to plan out a memorial Sept. 11 luncheon, Dillman also wanted to say thank you ...
Bill Barnhart doesn't have any complaints about the response times of the Manteca Fire Department.
Ripon Unified officials are keeping their fingered crossed for construction to begin at Weston Elementary School by the end of this school year.
Sixty care packages are winging their way via the U.S. Postal Service to American service men and women at various corners of the world.
Trucks do more than just move virtually all goods we consume and keep the economy rolling. They also deliver money to the tune of $13,000 plus a year to state and federal government coffers.
There's a perfectly healthy gentleman zipping around central Manteca in a powered wheelchair who doesn't need it.
St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church is expecting to distribute Thanksgiving food baskets to needy families on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Dave Wellenbrock wasn't representing the American Civil Liberties Union when he spoke at the meeting of the Manteca TEA Party Patriots Thursday night.
The couch is much too small for Cathy, Don and Ashton Lee to sit on at once, but they gladly squeeze into its purple arms, cradling their youngest son.
California is the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker room they want.
It's been a very good year for McManis Family Winery in Ripon.
By JASON CAMPBELL
The annual Christmas tree lighting is one of the City of Ripon's kick-off to the holidays.
By ROSE ALBANO TISSO
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Like the Pledge of Allegiance or "The Star-Spangled Banner," the Gettysburg Address is a sacred American text, so fully absorbed into the culture that phrases such as "four score and seven years ago" and "of the people, by the people, for the people" are as familiar as any song lyric or line of poetry.
Bob Adams - the Manteca city manager that played a key role in major civic and private sector improvements ranging from Speckles Park and Big League Dreams to landing Bass Pro Shops - is now helping a second California city on the ropes financially since his retirement in 2008.
The Northern San Joaquin Valley's longest running twilight holiday parade is gearing up for its 41st run.
Ripon High's new stadium flag pole is being dedicated this Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m.
Telethon organizers are hoping items such as authenticated signed jerseys of football greats Ken Stabler and Jim Otto as well as San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays will help raise funds to provide a safe haven for 1,500 Manteca and Lathrop kids.