Earl Watson didn't know when he enlisted in the armed forced that he'd be taking part in one of the bloodiest battles in the history of modern warfare.
Fireworks lighting up the sky over Woodward Park Sunday at 8:45 p.m. will celebrate the safe return of those who have served America fighting the War on Terror in Iraq and Afghanistan.
It is the ultimate Manteca estate. Pay $9.9 million for the Sedan Estate just over a half miles southeast of Woodward Park that features three parcels with a combined 184 acres with 147 of those acres planted with producing Chardonnay grapes and the seller will throw in the 30,000 square foot house for free. That's not a joke, either. The land itself represents the largest chunk of available property contiguous to Manteca as future residential ...
A home is now closing escrow every 6.3 hours in Manteca. It is a pace unparalleled in Manteca since the mid-1980s when a torrent of buyers flooded over the Almont Pass to snap up affordable homes – at least based on Bay Area prices – in new neighborhoods along Union Road such as the Mayors Park, St. Francis, and Greystone neighborhoods. It also is close to the buying activity in 1989-1990 that was fueled primarily ...
It's been almost 20 years since the residents around Shasta Park first met with city officials about the open space at the center of the neighborhood.
Large crowds expected for Sunday's regional Memorial Day Weekend celebration "One Nation under God" at Woodward Park – plus the noise caused by cannons shooting blanks and aerial fireworks – are prompting organizers and Manteca Police to offer advice to attendees and neighbors to help make the event go as smoothly as possible.
The Family Fun and Fitness Expo will be held this Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Sierra High, 1700 Thomas St., Manteca.
Regardless of rising gas prices and the recent recession, families appear to be on the move for the Memorial Day Weekend.
Manteca's highest decorated soldier – Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis - is being honored Friday morning in a ceremony kicking off four days of activities saluting the men and women who have served America in our nation's armed forces.
SACRAMENTO - Sid Reams, the 66 year-old real estate agent accused of a host of sexual assault charges, died Wednesday during heart surgery at UC Davis Medical Center.
RIPON – Ripon isn't thrilled that a proposed major transmission line for electricity would mean power towers would cut through Mistlin Sports Park, school property adjacent to Park View School and the Cornerstone neighborhood.
Thirty luncheon tables – all with different themes – greeted some 300 guests this week to the Manteca Soroptimist Club's annual fund raising luncheon at the MRPS Hall.
TURLOCK – As thousands of area high school and college graduates look proudly toward their futures, one local author also helps them focus on the nuts and bolts of life - literally.
It is one of Manteca's smallest congregations but it isn't preventing Southside Christian Center from striving mightily to tackle one of Manteca's biggest problems – the influence of gangs.
Jim Brown dedicated 38 years of his life serving as a role model for students and athletes alike.
It was a long unsolved missing person's murder "cold case" that covered more than two decades until police were tipped off last month that skeletal evidence was buried in or around Manteca. The grave of a missing Stockton woman is yielding clues to a murder mystery that began with the disappearance of Karen Michelle Sterzl, 36, in December of 1990, from a houseboat on the Tuleburg Levee that she shared in Stockton with Manteca upholstery ...
The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could become saltier if the state builds the two massive diversion tunnels Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed to supply water to the Central Valley and Southern California. And if that occurs, it could lay waste to $560 million of San Joaquin County's annual farm production of $2.2 billion. Water with high salt content ultimately renders soil toxic to Delta farm crops. Once fertile soil laden with salts - either intentionally or ...
LATHROP - Could hedging power costs end up saving taxpayers a bundle? It all depends upon where electricity costs do over the course of the next three decades. Last week the Lathrop City Council heard a proposal by a solar energy firm that could eventually lead to an overhaul of the way that the municipality pays for its electricity. They would shun the standard PG&E model and go instead with an extensive solar power system ...
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - George Zimmerman's lead attorney will be walking a fine line as he tries to convince jurors that his client didn't murder Trayvon Martin: He needs to show why Zimmerman felt threatened by the African-American teenager while avoiding the appearance that either he or his client is racist.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After years of making money providing Internet service, cable TV companies are now tapping the power of the Internet to improve clunky program guides that are a relic of the 1990s.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is expected to reveal a digital radio service and changes to the software behind iPhones and iPads today as the company opens its annual conference for software developers.
LOOMIS (AP) - At least 15 people suffered heat exhaustion and heat stroke at an outdoor graduation ceremony in Placer County, which saw record-breaking temperatures and conditions that posed extreme fire danger on Saturday, authorities said.
OAKLAND (AP) - A top official for the agency that manages the San Francisco Bay Area's BART system earned more than $330,000 last year - even though she didn't work a single day for the public transit agency, a newspaper reported Sunday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Japanese troops will converge on California's southern coast in the next two weeks as part of a military exercise with U.S. troops aimed at improving that country's amphibious attack abilities.
SANTA MONICA (AP) - Police have identified the gunman who went on a shooting rampage in Southern California that left five people dead.
FRESNO (AP) - Fresno authorities say a baby boy died of heat exposure after he was unintentionally left in a car for an hour as the temperature reached 101 degrees.
TEMECULA (AP) - A Riverside County father and teen daughter were ordered to stand trial Friday in a vigilante attack on a man the girl has accused of rape.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - What is the next generation of gaming?
WASHINGTON (AP) - Edward Snowden identified himself Sunday as a principal source behind revelations about the National Security Agency's sweeping phone and Internet surveillance programs.