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  • Unsung Heroes: Girl Scout Troop 2570
    published on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:18:19 GMT
    Earlier this fall, a group of young girls spent nearly two months making more than three dozen cheery pillows for children at a local shelter. After adopting 40 elderly residents from a giving tree last Christmas, they're providing needed toiletries to the Haven of Peace shelter and today, they're caroling at a seniors' home, where they'll hand out homemade gifts and cards....
  • Manteca school wins $5K Bright Ideas grant
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:27:15 GMT
    Manteca Unified's George McParland School was among 39 across the state awarded a Bright Ideas Grant from Pacific Gas and Electric Co., the utility has announced. McParland School was awarded $5,000 to help fund innovative classroom projects about energy and the environment and develop projects and curriculum that educate students about renewable energy, conservation and environmental stewardship....
  • Obituaries for Dec. 12, 2014
    published on Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT
    Obituaries, including photos, are published at a pre-paid fee based on size. The deadline is 5 p.m. two business days prior to publication....
  • Water district prevails against PG&E
    published on Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:51:05 GMT
    A commission cleared the way late Thursday for a public water district to wrest away control from investor-owned Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and become the retail electric provider for 38,000 homes and businesses in south San Joaquin County....
  • Battening down the hatches Updated at
    published on Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    The National Weather Service was projecting heavy rain and strong wind today and Friday throughout Northern California. More than two inches of rainfall and wind gusts of about 60 mph were expected in Stockton....
  • Manteca volunteers' gift to Santa: a new hut
    published on Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:38:49 GMT
    The first person to officially use the ramp so he could greet Santa and make his Christmas gift list known was Isaac “Nick” Jordan, 13, the young man whose special needs inspired dozens of community members and businesses to step forward and donate money, labor, materials and storage space for the new and improved hut. “That was great,” Nick said after emerging from inside the hut, where the self-taught pianist requested that a guitar show up under his...
  • Bread of Life: Sharing food, clothing, dignity
    published on Sun, 07 Dec 2014 03:38:25 GMT
    History: On Sept. 16, 2010, Bread of Life received its 501 nonprofit status. Although Bread of Life originated in Stockton, we now provide grocery assistance on the third Saturday of each month to more than 1,400 residents in San Joaquin County....
  • USU football: Senior defensive back finishing out collegiate career contributing any way possible
    published on Sat, 06 Dec 2014 22:29:00 GMT
    Unlike the rest of the senior class on this year's Utah State football team, cornerback La'Ron Bennett is a new face in the crowd. When I was here, I fell in love, especially with the fan base and the school spirit....
  • Stuff the Bus for those in need in Manteca Unified
    published on Thu, 04 Dec 2014 23:13:36 GMT
    MANTECA - A Stuff the Bus For Kids Sake event will be held Saturday and Sunday to help provide items to students in the Manteca Unified School District who are in need this holiday season. Sponsored by the Manteca Unified School District transportation department, Manteca Youth Advisory Commission, Manteca Parks and Recreation department, East Union High School Kiwans, Manteca Senior Advisory Committee, Girl Scout troops 2687 and 726, Eagles Nest Harley Davidson and Silver Barons MC, do...
  • Youth for Christ: Strengthening the broken
    published on Thu, 04 Dec 2014 02:50:41 GMT
    History: Youth for Christ has been working with teenagers in San Joaquin County since 1955. It began with a juvenile hall ministry and grew into youth rallies and campus ministries....
  • Local case mimics one before Supreme Court
    published on Tue, 02 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Roseville resident Dominic Aguilar is headed for trial on charges of making criminal threats for posting violent remarks referencing a Manteca police officer. Aguilar's case bears some similarities to that of Pennsylvania man Anthony Elonis, who posted a series of graphic rhymes on social media....
  • Letters -- Published Dec. 3, 2014
    published on Tue, 02 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    On behalf of St. Joseph's Foundation of San Joaquin, I would like to thank the generous community of Stockton for its philanthropic efforts in the month of October. The number of outside fundraisers coordinated and held to benefit St. Joseph's Breast Health Services and St. Joseph's Regional Cancer Center's C.O.P.E. Fund was truly remarkable....
  • Fatal crash: Teens were students in Manteca schools
    published on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Also Monday, the California Highway Patrol released the names of the five injured students. The crash has had a wide impact on the Manteca community....
  • 911 Briefs -- Published Nov. 26, 2014
    published on Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:34:25 GMT
    Authorities have released the name of a girl who died Saturday morning in a single-car crash that injured five other teens. The San Joaquin County Coroner's Office identified her as Cheyenne Uecker, 16, of Manteca, said Deputy Dave Konecny, a spokesman for the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office....
  • Fatal crash: Teens were students in Manteca schools
    published on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:03:37 GMT
    Also Monday, the California Highway Patrol released the names of the five injured students. The crash has had a wide impact on the Manteca community....
  • Unsung Hero: Perfect attendance brings 'Bike Guy' reward
    published on Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:44:05 GMT
    They call him “The Bike Guy,” but for hundreds of students in San Joaquin County, Steve Fisher might better be called Santa. Fisher has given away hundreds of brand-new bicycles each year through his Perfect Attendance Spells Success program, which rewards students who have perfect attendance....
  • Lawrence: Football playoffs prove coaches' worth
    published on Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:54:17 GMT
    College football is a coach's game. Look at the robotic Nick Saban. The man has three of the last five national championships, and would rather wear a sequined “War Eagle” T-shirt than crack a smile at a press conference....
  • Cayosoft Reduces Microsoft Hybrid User Provisioning Workload by 90...
    published on Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:48:08 GMT
    The Cayosoft solution is flexible and pointed directly at the Microsoft Hybrid Administration pains we had. And support has been incredible.Jason Kuhn, Server Systems Analyst....
  • Cathy Ruggirello McAlister
    published on Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:18:22 GMT
    Cathy Ruggirello McAlister, 62, entered into rest on November 13, 2014 in Stockton, CA. She was born on August 23, 1952 in Stockton....