By DENNIS WYATT
The following is the speech given by Andrew Ramos at Calla High's graduation last week. Caroline Thibodeau, Manteca Unified's Director of Health Services and Homeless Foster Liaison, is trying to secure Ramos a job so he can support himself and continue going to college. She can be reached at 858-0782.
Shasta School's 8th-grade class of 2009 will go down in history as the first to hold graduation ceremonies in its brand-new multi-purpose gym.
There's no guarantee that the annual lobbying trip that San Joaquin County elected officials and non-profit representatives take to Washington, D.C,. is going yield anything of major substance by the time the lobbying trip ends.
The 11 categories of crime that the FBI rates the general overall safety of a community dropped 11.4 percent in the first four months of the year compared to the same period in 2008.
RIPON - The spirit of Alison Council was there - in Ripon High's Stouffer Field football stadium Monday night - there for a hastily orchestrated candlelight tribute in her honor.
Christopher Blane Miller, 43, was sentenced to eight years in state prison on sexual abuse to two children under 14. He was charged with lewd and lascivious conduct, Manteca Police said.
The Manteca High School Sober Grad committee has announced the Class of 2009 will have their grad night celebration at the Strike Zone Family Center after the graduation ceremonies on Thursday night.
You think your personal PG&E bill is staggering consider what you pay as a Manteca taxpayer and ratepayer.
Want a workout without working up a sweat?
LATHROP – The final step in the long-running wrongful termination charges filed by former senior building official Matt Browne against the City of Lathrop appears to be approaching the finish line.
RIPON – Mike Restuccia didn't know that the financial markets would be on the verge of collapse when he first came up with the idea to give 8th grade students at Ripon Elementary $20 in a savings account as a way to teach them about saving money.
Lauren Mitchell, Robyn Raker and Jessica Golden could be considered this year's best and brightest students at East Union High.
The kids' squealing was sweet music to Steve Houx's years.
April showers fuel May wildfires.
The family of 34-year-old Ernest Duenez Jr. - the man shot to death by a Manteca Police officer in June 2011 - has apparently reached a $2.2 million settlement with the City of Manteca's insurance carrier.
A pending $2.2 million settlement won't put a dent in Manteca's municipal budget nor is it the doing of elected city leaders.
Odds are you've heard of it.
Birdie McGinnis has a reason to smile this morning.
Medical students may apply for college assistance from Doctors Hospital volunteers making use of their gift shop profits and donations from the previous year.
Improving public safety in Manteca is expected to be a three-step process.
What makes multicultural day special?
Phil Waterford has been on the giving end of an award or special recognition numerous times.
The third annual Ripon Bark for Life & Car Show takes place Sunday, April 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Stouffer Park.
Manteca Police detectives are investigating a home invasion robbery near Sierra High School which left an elderly man bruised and battered after being kicked and punched by the assailants that ransacked his house.
Robert Acosta was tired of seeing his friends fumble around with their video game controllers.
There's more trains coming down the tracks in Manteca.
It's been four years since parents with school-age children living north of Woodward Park in South Manteca started their push for a crosswalk across Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive.
Karen Duke has nine lives.