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. Eight years have passed since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox 360, double the amount of time between the original Xbox debut in 2001 and its high-definition successor's launch in 2005. With the next-generation Xbox expected to be revealed Tuesday, anticipation for the entertainment console's latest evolution is higher than Master Chief's spaceship. "People get excited about new consoles because consoles represent the future," said Stephen ...
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.
Sixty years ago, on May 5, 1953, the Manteca High baseballers maintained their top position in the Valley Oak League standings when they defeated Tracy High 7 to 5. Leading hitter for Coach Arte Fairbanks' Buffaloes was Darell Phillips, who had a perfect afternoon by picking up two hits in two official trips to the plate and driving in two runs. He was also the winning pitcher.
Two separate car crashes on Friday claimed the lives of three people. The first accident occurred at about 2:43 a.m. in the 300 block of South Airport Way. The solo accident claimed the lives of the driver and passenger who were both dead at the scene. The second deadly crash happened at approximately 11:17 a.m. at the intersection of Louise Avenue and Jack Tone Road. The collision between an eastbound car on Louise Avenue and ...
Nearly 100 acres of city-owned wastewater treatment plant land could end up as the premier family entertainment hub for the Northern San Joaquin Valley while tapping into the Bay Area market as well.
On Friday 05/17/2013 at about 0243 Hrs, the Manteca Police Department responded to the 300 blk of S. Airport Wy regarding a solo rollover vehicle collision. Several officers arrived on scene and found two adult males trapped inside a two door burgundy Scion. The vehicle had major damage and was positioned near a mobile home on the east side of Airport Wy.
Carlon Perry leans forward onto his forearms, peering over the top of reading glasses. In front of him are a stack of papers and pamphlets tucked neatly into a folder. The folder tucks neatly into a briefcase, and the handle of the briefcase neatly into his hand. See how that works? Perry is nothing if not meticulous. Even his conversations have outlines, ruled by bullet points to ensure every point is made. "Let's not get ...
LATHROP - Pat Mitchell, watched intently as the first two 11 ton bridge sections were lowered into place Thursday morning to connect the production lines of California Natural Products with his six story Power Automation Systems (PAS) storage facility on the east side of McKinley Avenue.
Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop could become more than just neighboring communities at least when it comes to wastewater.
LATHROP – Joyce Gatto has many fond memories of Vera Walquist for a number of reasons.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A 29-year-old contractor who claims to have worked at the National Security Agency and the CIA allowed himself to be revealed Sunday as the source of disclosures about the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs, risking prosecution by the U.S. government.
PG&E wants you to pay just under $12 more a month to upgrade its natural gas and eclectic distribution systems to enhance reliability and safety.
Character is on the menu of Manteca's El Pollo Loco fast food restaurant.
Brandy Clark and the City of Manteca will watch the mercury closely today, making note of every incremental change in the temperature.
Melinda Kopp has a way of adding some flavor to those summer days.
Jody Correia is inviting everyone to the MRPS Hall on Sunday. The event is the 94th annual Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society's Holy Ghost festa. The invitation is for everybody to come and share the day's feast of sopas, the traditional soup served especially for this day.
Dry mouth. Fatigue. Dizziness. Confusion. And a sudden inability to cool the body with sweat.
The Manteca economy gets a big kick start every time the Manteca Futbol Club hosts a major soccer tournament.
A lot of factors impact air quality.
Manteca firefighters who will staff the new fire station on Lathrop Road when it is completed later this year may not have far to go to reach some accidents.