Erik Clawson Hoffman, 19, has been called to serve a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Hoffman will be serving in the Michigan Lansing Mission and will enter the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, on Aug. 5.
Sr. Joseph Key, began Navy boot camp on April 27, 2009 and graduated from Navy boot camp June 19, 2009. He began "A" school at NSTC for CS Specialist where he will work for two years before transferring to the (CTN) program to begin training as a Crypto Logic Technician. He will begin his duty on the destroyer the USS Chafee in Hawaii at Pearl Harbor.
The thrill of a lifetime awaits an 18-year-old Manteca grad when she jumps out of an airplane two miles above Highway 99 north of Lodi with her 90-year-old great-grandfather jumping behind her on Saturday.
A Manteca oncologist that was fined $550,000 last week as part of a settlement with the United States Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services was swept up as part of a larger probe of an international distributor of non-FDA approved chemotherapy medication.