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  • Explosive device injures 6 teens at California house party
    published on Sun, 05 Jul 2015 02:05:26 GMT
    MANTECA, Calif. – Authorities said six teenagers were injured after someone tossed an explosive device into a backyard party in the Northern California city of Manteca....
  • Explosive Device Injures Six Teenagers
    published on Sat, 04 Jul 2015 19:50:05 GMT
    Six teenagers were hurt Friday night when an explosive device was tossed into a backyard party, according to Manteca police. Officers arrived on the 300 block of Santiago Way at roughly 11:15 p.m. in response to reports of "numerous" injuries due to an explosion....
  • Teens Injured by Explosive Device
    published on Sat, 04 Jul 2015 19:50:05 GMT
    Six teenagers in northern California were hurt Friday night when an explosive device was tossed into a backyard party, according to Manteca police. Officers arrived on the 300 block of Santiago Way at roughly 11:15 p.m. in response to reports of "numerous" injuries due to an explosion....
  • Ten Teams to Watch in 2015-16: Manteca boys basketball
    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 02:02:15 GMT
    Imagine a starting lineup of a returning section semifinalist high school boys basketball team with three players at 6-foot-7 or taller. A little bit intimidating, isn't it? Now imagine all three of them are All-Area, if not All-Section caliber players, two of whom are related and have played AAU basketball together? And thus, Manteca boys basketball hopes to strike fear in the hearts of its opponents this coming season, and then strike down those same opponents with authority....
  • Manager Named for New Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Opening in Rocklin, California
    published on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:37:33 GMT
    Dan Dugger has been named store manager for the new Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World store, which opens late summer in Rocklin, California. Dugger, who has nearly 30 years retail experience, will lead a staff of 200-250 associates at the 100,000-square-foot Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World store....
  • Ten Teams to Watch in 2015-16: East Union girls soccer
    published on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 02:33:23 GMT
    When a high school soccer team wins consecutive section championships, and its two most prolific players just finished their sophomore years, you know it's probably dynasty time. Such is the case with East Union girls soccer, which blanked rival Manteca 2-0 for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III crown this May at Lincoln High....
  • Move to censure trustee put off again Updated at
    published on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 04:07:19 GMT
    MANTECA - Manteca Unified School District trustees at their Tuesday meeting voted once again to delay any action to censure board Vice President Sam Fant. Two weeks ago the board pushed back a vote to censure Fant for what some consider misbehavior at a meeting: he stepped away from a Jan. 27 meeting to talk to a television reporter....
  • Future Diamond 'Dog Receives...
    published on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 23:36:21 GMT
    The American Baseball Coaches Association announced on June 16 that incoming freshman Zach Ashford was named to the 2015 Region 8 ABCA/Rawlings High School All-Region team. The future Fresno State Bulldog was voted to one of eight regional teams by the ABCA, a process led by the ABCA High School All-America Committee....
  • District seeks candidates for open trustee spot Updated at
    published on Sun, 14 Jun 2015 01:39:24 GMT
    There currently are three investigations involving Manteca Unified trustees. Bronson resigned from his seat on May 12 after he was charged with election fraud by the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office....
  • Teen still thrives after 'freak accident'
    published on Tue, 09 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    She returned to school wearing a big patch on her face and although her classmates were supportive, other kids stared and asked questions. “It was hard for me to adjust....
  • National study says Doctors Hospital of Manteca charges too much Updated at
    published on Mon, 08 Jun 2015 23:29:38 GMT
    The private, for-profit community hospital and its sister facility, Doctors Medical Center in Modesto, are among the 50 hospitals in the nation with the highest markups, charging on average more than 10 times the costs allowed by Medicare in 2012 while the average hospital charges 3.4 times the Medicare-allowable costs.  The Valley hospitals are Nos. 29 and 30 on the list, respectively....
  • Grand Jury Report: Improper Behavior by Trustees Costing Manteca Unified School District
    published on Sat, 06 Jun 2015 06:07:42 GMT
    Allegations of improper behavior against a few Manteca Unified School Board trustee are taking center stage. A San Joaquin Civil Grand Jury report claimed that a few trustees created an environment of fear....
  • Mantecaa s Bell Tower May Return
    published on Sat, 06 Jun 2015 05:00:03 GMT
    The Manteca Unified School District may be building a replica of the bell tower that topped Manteca High School from the 1920's, until it was knocked down 40 years later. School officials are considering the idea as part of renovating the high school....
  • Fear and loathing in Manteca Unified
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    The 2014-15 San Joaquin County Civil Grand Jury report “Manteca Unified Board of Trustees: Board Behavior Creates Conflict,” was released Wednesday, the same day Drain pleaded not guilty in criminal court to allegations she committed welfare fraud and used a false address to run for office. Drain, who has been under fire to resign, was charged by the District Attorney with election fraud after a state investigation....
  • Fear and loathing in Manteca Unified Posted at
    published on Thu, 04 Jun 2015 02:35:33 GMT
    The 2014-15 San Joaquin County Civil Grand Jury report “Manteca Unified Board of Trustees: Board Behavior Creates Conflict,” was released Wednesday, the same day Drain pleaded not guilty in criminal court to allegations she committed welfare fraud and used a false address to run for office. Drain, who has been under fire to resign, was charged by the District Attorney with election fraud after a state investigation....
  • Manteca school board receives failing report
    published on Thu, 04 Jun 2015 02:14:19 GMT
    Watch report -- Grand jury report: Improper behavior displayed by Manteca school board The report found legal expenses for school board members skyrocketed, costing Manteca taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars. " utter shock," board member Sam Fant said....
  • High school softball: Pioneer places 7 on All-TCC team; Woodland gets 1
    published on Sat, 30 May 2015 07:00:00 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....