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  • Grieving mother tries to warn teens of distracted driving dangers
    published on Sat, 16 Apr 2016 22:56:19 GMT
    Oakdale teen Amanda Clark's phone conversation came to an abrupt end when her Chevrolet Trailblazer rolled three times before landing on its roof. She'd run a stop sign and was broadsided by another driver....
  • She survived her first driving-while-texting accident a " but not her second
    published on Sun, 10 Apr 2016 14:40:42 GMT
    Bonnye Spray, left, Rena Lepard, and David Aaronson talk about the lethal effects of distracted distracted driving during a presentation at Downey High School Friday. Spray lost her daughter Amanda in 2007 when she crashed on Interstate 5 while using her cell phone....
  • Building bridges: Sonora's construction projects near completion
    published on Fri, 08 Apr 2016 09:08:15 GMT
    Sonora High School students watch as the new steel footbridge is lifted off a truck and moved by American Crane Rental Thursday morning. American Crane Rental workers move the steel footbridge into position using a large crane Thursday morning at Sonora High School....
  • Distant relative Francis Ouimet, Ty Griggs, makes family proud at Drive, Chip and Putt
    published on Sun, 03 Apr 2016 21:48:12 GMT
    All right, so it became a bit convoluted when someone asked for the exact family connection to a golf icon from more than 100 years ago, Francis Ouimet. It was suggested that "great-great," was involved, or was it just one "great"? Either way, it didn't matter....
  • 'Small-town stuff': Manteca captures historic state title
    published on Thu, 24 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT
    Nearly the entire Manteca High student body awaited the state finals-bound boys basketball team, to jubilantly kick-start a police escort out of town and toward Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on Thursday afternoon. Manteca, a 60-51 winner over Chino Hills-Ayala in the CIF State Division III championship on Thursday, thrilled that small town by making history....
  • Know Thine Enemy: Ayala Bulldogs
    published on Wed, 23 Mar 2016 03:33:05 GMT
    The Ayala boys basketball team, right, presents a formidable challenge for Manteca in the CIF State Division III title game at 4 p.m. Thursday at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. PHOTO FROM THE INLAND VALLEY DAILY BULLETIN When you hear that the Manteca boys basketball team's CIF State championship matchup is against a team from Chino Hills, it might drop your jaw to the ground....
  • De'Anthony Melton leads Crespi to Division I state boys' basketball crown
    published on Fri, 25 Mar 2016 05:41:00 GMT
    In a fitting finale for perhaps the best basketball player in school history, the 6-foot-4 senior contributed 24 points, 17 rebounds, two blocks and four assists to help the Celts win the state Division I championship with a 68-53 victory over Berkeley on Thursday night at Sleep Train Arena. "Hard to argue," Coach Russell White said of Melton's legacy....
  • Know Thine Enemy: Ayala Bulldogs
    published on Wed, 23 Mar 2016 03:33:05 GMT
    The Ayala boys basketball team, right, presents a formidable challenge for Manteca in the CIF State Division III title game at 4 p.m. Thursday at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. PHOTO FROM THE INLAND VALLEY DAILY BULLETIN When you hear that the Manteca boys basketball team's CIF State championship matchup is against a team from Chino Hills, it might drop your jaw to the ground....
  • SJCOE Academic Decathlon results
    published on Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:05:34 GMT
    This weekend was the second leg of the 35th annual San Joaquin County Academic Decathlon, that drew high school teams from 12 schools in the county and more than 380 students taking part. More results are in....
  • be.tech Academy to hold Open House
    published on Wed, 13 Jan 2016 23:00:14 GMT
    Manteca Unified's be.tech Academy will hold an Open House event on Thursday, Jan. 14 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the school's campus, located on 2271 W. Louise Ave in Manteca. The campus is directly behind the district's offices....
  • Bishop O'Dowd's playoff run ended by Manteca
    published on Sun, 20 Mar 2016 05:37:21 GMT
    However, Bishop O'Dowd, a team that lost 15 games and was blown out by 31 points in the North Coast Section Division III championship, would certainly qualify. The Dragons looked like they might continue that story Saturday night in the Northern California championship game against Manteca after trailing by a point after one half....
  • Shoor: Rent increases hit home, year after year
    published on Fri, 18 Mar 2016 22:47:41 GMT
    Reading our landlord's renewal letter, my wife and I were hardly surprised yet still exasperated: For the second consecutive year, we're facing a huge rent increase. A year ago, the corporation controlling our building raised our rent 20 percent, unwilling to discuss a fairer increase....
  • Joe's Health Calendar
    published on Thu, 17 Mar 2016 11:04:04 GMT
    Have a health-oriented event the public in San Joaquin County should know about? Let me know at jgoldeen@recordnet.com and I'll get it into my Health Calendar. I'm not interested in promoting commercial enterprises here, but I am interested in helping out nonprofit and/or community groups, hospitals, clinics, physicians and other health-care providers....
  • Manteca holds off Riordan Updated at
    published on Wed, 16 Mar 2016 13:17:29 GMT
    Tydus Verhoeven isn't one to smile on the basketball court. The 6-foot-8 junior on the Manteca boys basketball team is often stoic, and if anything, bears a frown of focus....
  • SJCOE Academic Decathlon results
    published on Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:05:34 GMT
    This weekend was the second leg of the 35th annual San Joaquin County Academic Decathlon, that drew high school teams from 12 schools in the county and more than 380 students taking part. More results are in....
  • be.tech Academy to hold Open House
    published on Wed, 13 Jan 2016 23:00:14 GMT
    Manteca Unified's be.tech Academy will hold an Open House event on Thursday, Jan. 14 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the school's campus, located on 2271 W. Louise Ave in Manteca. The campus is directly behind the district's offices....
  • Boxed-Wine Marketers Strive for Leadership in Sustainable Packaging
    published on Tue, 08 Mar 2016 09:23:53 GMT
    Boxed wines are on the come-up. Their convenience, lower cost and acceptable - if not award-winning - taste are making them a mainstream option throughout more of the U.S. So, leading marketers are trying to further distinguish their offerings with sustainable packaging that appeals to discriminating buyers....
  • Delmer Berg, last Abraham Lincoln Brigade veteran, dies
    published on Sat, 05 Mar 2016 05:33:03 GMT
    Delmer Berg, the last known living veteran of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, which vainly fought against fascism's advance into Spain in the late 1930s, died last Sunday Feb. 28 at his home in Columbia . He was 100....
  • McParland Elementary shuts down annex due to smoke
    published on Fri, 08 Jan 2016 10:30:18 GMT
    George McParland Elementary School in Manteca was closed Thursday after smoke was detected in the annex office before classes began. The Manteca Unified School District posted a note from Principal Dale Borgeson that the fire department was called to investigate the campus at 1370 London Ave., and that students were kept away from classrooms until the cause for the smoke could be found....