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  • High school softball: Pioneer places 7 on All-TCC team; Woodland gets 1
    published on Sat, 30 May 2015 21:16:02 GMT
    The largest Sac-Joaquin Section prize eluded the Pioneer High School softball team this year. But Tri-County Conference honors couldn't escape the Patriots....
  • High School Track and Field: Friends, family help lift St. Mary's runner Updated at
    published on Fri, 29 May 2015 07:33:14 GMT
    Schantell Williams is beginning to learn just how many friends she has supporting her during her memorable run through the high school track and field season, continuing with the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters' trials Thursday at Elk Grove. Less than 24 hours after her grandmother passed away, and just days after learning her best friend Jelia Brice-Montgomery of Bear Creek had her season end with an injury, Williams ran with a heavy heart en route to a possible bid to the state meet June 5-6 at Ve...
  • Five from LSU Named NFCA All-Americans
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 17:08:18 GMT
    On the eve of its Women's College World Series opener, the LSU softball team learned on Wednesday afternoon that five of its players were named NFCA All-Americans in a press conference announcing the three teams, the most the program has had in a single season. Tigers Bianka Bell, Carley Hoover, Sahvanna Jaquish, Bailey Landry and Allie Walljasper were bestowed with the honors on Wednesday, giving the 2015 squad one more honoree than the 2000 team that held the record with four selections....
  • Honoring servicemembers
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 04:13:08 GMT
    Across San Joaquin and Calaveras counties, just like thousands of places across America, people flocked to ceremonies Monday to honor the men and women who have served in armed forces. In countless places there would have been the sound of "Taps," the sharp calls from color guards and those who fired off rifles in salutes, the sounds of birds chirping and flags whipped by the wind as people bowed their heads in remembrance....
  • Metro Briefs
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 01:47:37 GMT
    The Eating Smart Being Active program will provide participants with some healthy recipes, tips on shopping and eating healthy on a budget, understanding food labels, choosing healthier foods,increasing physical activity and offer free cookbooks and take-home items....
  • Beverly Ann Steves
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 07:22:30 GMT
    Beverly Ann Steves, age 76, entered into rest on May 19, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on February 2, 1939 in Arizona....
  • High school softball: Pioneer's 3-peat hopes dashed by East Union in Division III title round
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Pioneer's Rylie Carlier, left, fields a throw home while East Union's Samantha Owen cross the plate Wednesday at Sacramento Softball Complex. SACRAMENTO>>For most of the last three seasons the winning formula for the Pioneer High School softball team was simple....
  • Showing respect
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 02:16:37 GMT
    If you're looking for a way to honor veterans this Memorial Day weekend, there is no shortage of ceremonies and events taking place all around San Joaquin County. From concerts to picnics to statue unveilings, there is sure to be an event close to where you live....
  • High school softball: Pioneera s three-peat hopes dashed by East Union
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Pioneer's Rylie Carlier, left, fields a throw home while East Union's Samantha Owen cross the plate Wednesday at Sacramento Softball Complex. SACRAMENTO>>For most of the last three seasons the winning formula for the Pioneer High School softball team was simple....
  • High school softball: Pioneer reaches section title round for shot at 3-peat
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    SACRAMENTO >> They are about as confident as they can be. Some of them are as sick as dogs....
  • High school softball: Pioneer wins in extras to reach winnera s bracket final
    published on Mon, 18 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    So far during this Sac-Joaquin Section playoff run, the Pioneer Patriots are proving they can win softball games in a myriad of ways. After using their typically potent offense to blow out Placer and their bounce-back abilities to turn away Christian Brothers, Saturday the top-seeded Patriots advanced in the Division III winner's bracket with a 2-1, eight-inning win over fourth-seed Ceres despite only getting two hits....
  • Shared responsibility: Two agencies named to take over Head Start operations
    published on Tue, 19 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Two agencies that had been in negotiations to become the new grantee for San Joaquin County Head Start will take the program's helm. Starting July 1, the San Joaquin County Office of Education and Community Action partnership of Kern will take over as providers for the Head Start program....
  • Manteca to explore censure of board member
    published on Thu, 14 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Members from the public engaged in a heated debate whether to censure Fant before the board voted 4-2 to form the committee. President Deborah Romero, Area 4 Trustee Nancy Teicheira and Area 2 Trustee Ashley Drain will discuss the situation further at the next scheduled board meeting....
  • Head Start may have new grantee
    published on Tue, 12 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    The Head Start Child Development Council, Inc. posted on its website last Friday an announcement from the county Human Services Agency stating the San Joaquin County Office of Education and Community Action Partnership of Kern are in negotiations with the Federal Office of Head Start to become Head Start's new grantee for fiscal year 2015-16. As of June 30, the Head Start Child Development Council will no longer provide Head Start and Early Head Start services, according to the statement....
  • Trustees accused of fraud appear in court
    published on Thu, 07 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Ashley Drain and Alexander Bronson were ordered to book themselves at San Joaquin County Jail on May 16, though the pair is only checking in for mug shots, fingerprints and to provide other information. They will remain out of custody....
  • Manteca school trustee resigns, another facing recall
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 09:07:54 GMT
    Manteca school trustee resigns, another facing recall An embattled Manteca school board trustee has resigned, as another is facing a recall campaign organized by district teachers. Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1HgnngF A Manteca school board trustee is facing recall election, while another resigns amid continuing controversy over false addresses....
  • One under-fire trustee in Manteca resigns Updated at
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 03:59:53 GMT
    Alexander Bronson, one of the two Manteca Unified School Board trustees accused of using false addresses to get elected, has resigned. Bronson sent his resignation to the San Joaquin County Office of Education over the weekend but was present during a board meeting on Monday, along with Ashley Drain, another trustee charged with fraud....
  • Villapudua officially declares candidacy
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 01:24:36 GMT
    Villapudua, a lifelong resident of the city, made his announcement before family and guests during a jam-packed gathering of more than 100 at the El Rancho Inn in southeast Stockton. He will be termed out from the Board of Supervisors when his second term expires at the end of 2016....
  • Head Start may have new grantee Updated at
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 01:23:04 GMT
    The Head Start Child Development Council, Inc. posted on its website last Friday an announcement from the county Human Services Agency stating the San Joaquin County Office of Education and Community Action Partnership of Kern are in negotiations with the Federal Office of Head Start to become Head Start's new grantee for fiscal year 2015-16. As of June 30, the Head Start Child Development Council will no longer provide Head Start and Early Head Start services, according to the statement....
  • Benicia High School girls soccer team eliminated from the playoffs
    published on Fri, 08 May 2015 04:39:24 GMT
    The No. 8-seeded Benicia High School girls soccer team's season came to an end on Thursday after losing to top-seeded East Union of Manteca, 4-0, in the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs....