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  • High school softball: Pioneer puts stop to East Uniona s unbeaten season at Albie Swingina For Life
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Last year the Pioneer Patriots softball team kept their then-undefeated season alive with a win at the Albie Swingin' For Life Tournament, a cancer awareness tourney hosted by St. Francis High School. On Saturday, Pioneer spoiled previously unbeaten East Union of Manteca's attempt at perfection by prevailing 6-5 in eight innings....
  • New commissioner sworn in to SJ County Superior Court
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:18:52 GMT
    Eagle, 50, took the oath from Presiding Judge Lesley Holland before a courtroom full of colleagues, dignitaries, friends and family members. Holland described Eagle as an exceptional advocate for the defendants she has served....
  • Kathleen Quarton Riggio
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Kate, 67, was born in Washington, DC to Colonel Reginald and Dorothy Quarton. With her brother, Bruce, they lived in Japan, New York, Virginia, Hawaii, and Sharpe Army Depot before moving to Manteca, where she graduated from Manteca High and then Chico State....
  • Hands-only CPR offers a second chance at life
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:54:59 GMT
    And finally, to 14-year-old Amanda Buhay's father, a police officer, who listened helplessly some 70 miles away in San Jose as he learned his daughter had collapsed during Spanish class at Manteca High.  “She wasn't breathing and there was no heartbeat,” says campus monitor Jerry Walser, on the scene in seconds. “As soon as I hit the corner and we made eye contact, Jerry said, 'She's not responsive! She's not responsive!' and then we just started working...
  • Extra Torque at Manteca Unified
    published on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:31:08 GMT
    The 1-to-1 project at Manteca Unified School District in the central valley of California might, on the face of it, look like many other similar initiatives. The network needed upgrading, the teachers needed training and student devices needed to be chosen....
  • Housing Market Offers Tremendous Opportunities
    published on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:55:59 GMT
    Sticker shock is a familiar reaction to home prices in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. The reaction is even stronger, though for different reasons, in neighboring San Joaquin County....
  • Extra time, extra pay: a counter-argument
    published on Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:36:14 GMT
    "Thank you for your column in todays paper. Sometimes a writer chooses the exact correct phrase to depict and event....
  • High School Basketball: Patton brothers have left mark at Sierra
    published on Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:24:25 GMT
    When the Patton family moved from San Jose to Manteca in 2000, the kids were hooked on baseball and track and field. Yet 15 years later, it's their basketball heritage that's lifted Sierra High....
  • Infant dies from whooping cough
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:43:00 GMT
    In one to two weeks the cough becomes more severe. • During bouts of coughing, the lips and nails may turn blue from lack of air....
  • 5 Things to do this weekend
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 03:19:25 GMT
    Get the most out of the weekend by checking out all the fun to be had in San Joaquin County. Here are five things to consider to help recharge for the week ahead....
  • Boys Basketball: Division III title game an all-VOL affair Updated at
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:19:09 GMT
    Daniel Wyatt and Jaelen Ragsdale now have more in common than ever before. The two were already junior guards for Sierra and Weston Ranch boys basketball, and playing in the Valley Oak League, sure....
  • Vanden High Schoola s boys basketball team falls to Sierra in section semifinals
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 06:39:47 GMT
    Vanden High School's boys basketball team roared back after the intermission and got Tuesday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinal into overtime before falling just short in a 76-72 loss to Sierra of Manteca. Head coach Micheal Holloway and his team knew that a little better first half could have changed everything at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento....
  • San Jose: A competition where being blind is cool
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:28:42 GMT
    The order of the day was competition, but the Northern California Regional Braille Challenge on Saturday was as much about camaraderie, coolness and compassion. About 100 people gathered at the Santa Clara Valley Blind Center for one of more than 40 run-ups to a national contest in Braille reading and typing....
  • Supporters Rally for Suspended Manteca Special Needs Teacher
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:32:15 GMT
    A special education teacher under investigation for inappropriate touching in Manteca is once again demanding to be placed back into the classroom. For every day that Leo Bennett-Cauchon has been out of the classroom he's been pleading with the Manteca Unified School District to let him teach....
  • SJ Partnership welcomes new directors Posted at
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:27:05 GMT
    New to the partnership's board were Steve DeBrum, Manteca's mayor; Nick Glero, senior manager of PG&E's Stockton division; Mike Maciel, Tracy's mayor; Kathy Miller, chairwoman, San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors; Cynthia Mitchell, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan area director of account management; and Mary Elizabeth Eberhardt-Sandstrom, Bank of Stockton vice president. Re-elected board leaders were Chairman Kevin Huber, The Grupe Co....
  • 5 Things to do this weekend
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:00:14 GMT
    The grind of the work week is over for many of us. So, here are five things to consider to make the most of the weekend....
  • Leo Bennett-Cauchon protests allegations with pleas to officials and the public
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 02:07:42 GMT
    Teaching children with autism requires patience and special skills that a special ed teacher of 16 years would know very well how to do. A special education teacher is fighting against allegations of "inappropriate behavior" towards one of his students, an 8-year-old boy who has autism ....