Fleeing man finally runs out of gas
A reckless motorcycle rider who fled from officers in Tracy, Lathrop and Stockton was finally apprehended Wednesday when he ran out of gas, police said.
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Sat Apr 12, 2014
911 briefs -- Published April 12, 2014
The 41-year-old victim said he was walking near South McDonell Avenue and East Marsh Street about 9:45 p.m. when he was approached by two Latino men wearing white T-shirts and shorts, police said.
Business robbery leads to arrest
Investigation into a Thursday morning robbery of a check-cashing business in Manteca led to an afternoon arrest in Lathrop.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Bill in D.C. may help ACE
Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, announced Thursday he has introduced legislation that could bring as much as $450 million over the next decade to speed up rail service between Stockton and the Silicon Valley and bring other changes to the Altamont Corridor Express.
Dressed to chill
Aleksia Hansen, 7, of Lathrop, second from left, and her sister Brooklyn, 3, hug their Frozen character likenesses, Elsa, left, and Anna.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Briefs -- Published April 10, 2014
The zoo, in Micke Grove Regional Park, 11793 N. Micke Grove Road, announced 17 hatchlings and the possibility of more to be discovered in the coming weeks.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Creature comforts: Manteca raises bar with new shelter
By that standard, Manteca is moving in the right direction with the construction and staffing of its new Animal Services Facility just south of downtown.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Bomb scare at bus hub
The Downtown Transit Center was evacuated at midmorning Monday while the Stockton police bomb squad investigated, and eventually detonated, a suspicious package discovered on the southwest platform.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
State insurance commissioner, Lathrop mayor to speak at Democrat dinner
State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal are scheduled to be guest speakers Friday at the San Joaquin County Democratic Party's annual awards dinner.
Flapjacks on the menu for fundraiser
The Manteca-Lathrop-Escalon-Ripon Community Council of United Way will benefit from Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser from 8-10 a.m. on Saturday.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Craft Spells Announces New Album 'Nausea' Streams First Single...
It's been quite some time since we've heard from Justin Vellesteros, i.e. Craft Spells ; it's been two years since the release of his Gallery EP and nearly four since his critically acclaimed debut album Idle Labor.
Lifestyle briefs -- Published March 28, 2014
The Salvation Army Home League Women's Ministries is in need of yarn donations for preemie and baby hats, as well as for various sizes of blankets for newborns and adults who are in area hospitals.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Modesto man wins Entrepreneur Challenge
Mark Coons of Modesto won the San Joaquin Entrepreneur Challenge on Wednesday night with his idea for a gun vault concealed behind artwork.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Tentative deal struck for short water recreation season at Woodward Reservoir
Stanislaus County leaders still have to approve the agreement, which calls for the county to pony up $50,000 to South San Joaquin Irrigation District for repairing damaged screens at the water treatment intake at Woodward, said Jeff Shields, SSJID general manager.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Craft Spells Return With the Lush, Ambitious 'Breaking the Angle Against the Tide'
Remember Craft Spells ? The project of Stockton/S.F. songwriter Justin Vallesteros made a few waves here in Northern California back in 2010-2011 with his debut album, Idle Labor , and an EP called Gallery -- as well as live dates opening for people like the Soft Moon.