A teen was reportedly struck by an illegal bottle rocket in the 200 block of Northwoods Avenue in Manteca at about 10:30 Sunday night as other revelers kept police officers and deputies chasing down calls of illegal fireworks throughout Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon.
"Paws 4 Friends," affiliated with the national Therapy Dogs, Inc., has set an orientation for those interested in working outside the box with therapy dogs that are trained to visit shut-ins in retirement centers and skilled nursing facilities.
It's been a year since Tevanie Deanne Lantz, 35, was stabbed to death in a neighbor's front yard by her husband who is currently facing murder in the first degree with a special circumstance enhancement.
A pending deal that temporarily relaxes salinity and dissolved oxygen standards in the San Joaquin River at Vernalis south of Manteca could prevent the Stanislaus River from going dry this year plus give South San Joaquin Irrigation District some breathing room.
Six home gardens will be featured in this year's annual Manteca Garden Tour. These private Edens range from modern and with state-of-the-art features located in Woodbridge at Del Webb on North Union and the gated community of Primavera in northwest Manteca, to a vintage home with a rustic ambience on East Louise Avenue.
To save lives and educate all Californians, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), Impact Teen Drivers, and more than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide are working together on increased education and enforcement efforts for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April and California Teen Safe Driving Week, the first week of April.