A woman walking or possibly running in the darkened number one lane of Highway 99 Monday night was struck and killed when a Ripon motorist failed to see her in time to stop, according to the California Highway Patrol.
PG&E's bid to convince voters in June to amend the California constitution to protect the for-profit utility by making it tougher for public agencies to enter the retail power business is a subject of a March 17 California Public Utilities Commission hearing in San Francisco.
Former Manteca Bulletin Publisher T. Paul Mahony entered a plea of not guilty to a single charge of sexual battery through his attorney in a Manteca courtroom Tuesday afternoon. Mahony was not present at the 1:30 p.m. court session.
STOCKTON - "Be a Breath of Fresh Air in Your Community" is the theme of this year's annual Earth Day Festival on Sunday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Victory Park, behind Haggin Museum in Stockton.
A report that makes Doctors Hospital of Manteca appear to rank as the 29th most expensive hospital in the nation ignores the fact the healthcare provider after it posts actual costs for services then provides discounts to the uninsured that are comparable to current managed care rates that are in place.
Three trustee related issues - the replacement of Alexander Bronson, the possible censure of Sam Fant, and a scathing Grand Jury report on school board conduct - top the agenda for Tuesday's Manteca Unified board meeting.