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  • D.A. files fraud charges against two Manteca school board members
    published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    STOCKTON – Two trustees of the Manteca Unified School District are facing felony charges involving voter fraud, the District Attorney's office announced. Ashley Lynn Drain, 26, of Stockton and Martin Bronson, 22, of Manteca were both elected to the school board last November....
  • Two Manteca Unified trustees face charges of fraud Updated at
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:53:49 GMT
    A complaint filed Friday alleges trustees Ashley Lynn Drain, 26, and Alexander Martin Bronson, 22, committed a felony violation of the state election code. According to the District Attorney's Office, Drain used the fake address in completing a voter registration form, an office holder, candidate campaign statement, statement of economic interest, declaration of candidacy and a candidate qualification declaration in August 2014....
  • D.A. files fraud charges against two Manteca school board members
    published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:36:26 GMT
    STOCKTON – Two trustees of the Manteca Unified School District are facing felony charges involving voter fraud, the District Attorney's office announced. Ashley Lynn Drain, 26, of Stockton and Martin Bronson, 22, of Manteca were both elected to the school board last November....
  • Program offers jobs to teens
    published on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    For the past 31 summers, students from low-income families have been given the opportunity to enter the work force and learn much-needed skills to prepare them for life after high school. Positions offered include administrative, maintenance and retail jobs, all through San Joaquin County Worknet's Summer Youth Employment and Training Program....
  • Cautious optimism on eve of Asparagus Festival
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:26:20 GMT
    After all, her parents had agreed to help rescue one trademark Stockton festival by moving it to a site where a 153-year-old county fair had been canceled just a year before. Now, they're feeling quite sane after organizing the first San Joaquin Asparagus Festival - successor to the Stockton Asparagus Festival, which ran for 29 years....
  • Explosive entertainment: Renewed Asparagus Festival offers plenty of local talent
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:44:14 GMT
    Katelyn Johnson's journey has taken her from club karaoke to a stage at the inaugural San Joaquin Asparagus Festival. “I think it's wonderful,” said Johnson, the vocalist in Gun Powder & Lace....
  • John Poelstra
    published on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:18:03 GMT
    John Poelstra, 98, entered his heavenly Home on April 6, 2015. With confident faith, he anticipated that day, believing "all the days ordained for me were written in book before one of them came to be" ....
  • Fitness challenge urges kids to move, win prize money
    published on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:15:35 GMT
    Finally, barely breaking a sweat, the 10-year-old let her hoop fall and switched to a jump rope, skipping along with some 120 third- and fourth-graders kicking off the nationwide Fire Up Your Feet spring activity challenge, which puts her school in the running to win up to $5,000 in prize money divided among participating California K-8 schools. Honey could serve as a poster child for the fitness challenge, an innovative program aimed at getting kids to move before, during and after the school d...
  • Kirk Dall Helped First Time Home Buyer Purchase Home in Lathrop, California
    published on Sat, 11 Apr 2015 07:40:22 GMT
    Lathrop, CA, April 11, 2015 -- -- Kirk Dall, Realtor with Keller Williams Realty-Stockton has helped another First Time Home buyer purchase their dream home in Lathrop, California. The young couple that Kirk helped includes a military veteran and they took advantage of a great VA Loan through Academy Mortgage in Manteca....
  • Peace, outrage over sentence in fatal distracted driving case
    published on Wed, 08 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    While the lenient sentence caused outrage among the parents of two victims, one mother offered the young woman a warm embrace. Mia Sara Aguiar received five years' probation, a 30-day jail term that may be served through a work program and 400 hours of community service after pleading no contest in a plea deal to one felony count of vehicular manslaughter with an enhancement of causing injury to multiple victims....
  • Peace, outrage over sentence in fatal distracted driving case
    published on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 04:05:44 GMT
    While the lenient sentence caused outrage among the parents of two victims, one mother offered the young woman a warm embrace. Mia Sara Aguiar received five years' probation, a 30-day jail term that may be served through a work program and 400 hours of community service after pleading no contest in a plea deal to one felony count of vehicular manslaughter with an enhancement of causing injury to multiple victims....
  • New commissioner sworn in to SJ County Superior Court
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:00:00 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....
  • 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...