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Impromptu ‘car sale lot’ being targeted

The days of people parking their cars for sale and trucks double parking along southbound Airport Way between Daniels Street and the 120 Bypass adjacent to the Stadium Retail Center are numbered.


Cannery was first Manteca industry

Manteca’s first industrial employer wasn’t Spreckels Sugar. It was the Manteca Canning Company started in 1914 on Oak Street by partners Achille Baccilieri (who donated land to the city for the nearby park that bears his name), T.A. Nelson, F.M. Cowell, and Louis Vistica.


Traffic access to free City of Manteca Shred It event Saturday is changing

Updated: April 19, 2019, 12:13 a.m. The City of Manteca’s next free Shred-It event is this Saturday, April 20. There will be a change in how you drop off items. Instead of entering the solid waste yard at 220 Wetmore St. via South Main Street, those having items to recycle will take Mellon Avenue fr


DUI Suspect Who Hit Pregnant Woman Turns Himself Into Deputies

RIO LINDA (CBS13) — The DUI suspect who hit a pregnant woman in Rio Linda last week has turned himself in, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office. Officials said Ronny Haines Ward turned himself in at 3 p.m., three days after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Ward has been charged wi


Here’s what California marijuana smokers think about driving while high

Many cannabis-culture celebrations will take place on 4/20 (April 20), so here’s a look at some pot smokers’ opinions on driving and tips to self-assess if you are too high.


Manteca PD: Officer involved in crash while responding to fight

MANTECA, Calif. (KCRA) — A police officer was involved in a crash Thursday while responding to a report of a fight, the Manteca Police Department said. Police got a report of a fight at a Manteca park at around 1:30 p.m. Officers who were headed to the scene weren't replying on the radio, so another


Parents who tortured children get life after hearing victims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The eldest son and daughter of a couple who starved and shackled 12 of their children spoke publicly for the first time Friday, alternately condemning and forgiving their parents before a judge sentenced the pair to up to life in prison.


Possible Thunderstorms for the Sierra Nevada and the Foothills Including Mariposa County, Oakhurst and Yosemite Today (Saturday)

Thunderstorms are possible in Mariposa County, Oakhurst and Yosemite National Park. April 20, 2019 - The National Weather Service Hanford Office reports a few thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening.


Next Year’s 4/20 Celebrations In California Will Look A Lot More Legal

Next to the lemonade and gyros, California festival goers will soon be able to buy legal pot—a potential sales bonanza for local dispensaries and a boost to state tax revenues. But they’ll have to wait until next year’s 4/20, the informal holiday for cannabis enthusiasts, to buy weed outdoors.


Man charged with murder in killing connected to model

LAS VEGAS — A 27-year-old ex-convict was charged Friday with murder and conspiracy in the killing of a California doctor whose bludgeoned corpse was found last month in the trunk of an abandoned car in the desert outside Las Vegas. The killing has also been linked to an ex-Playboy Italia model who w


Tent down; SSJID relooks at position on Qualex sale

The South San Joaquin Irrigation District board Tuesday will consider supporting Assemblyman Health Flora’s bill that would allow the City of Manteca to sell the Qualex building to Inner City Action for $1 providing an amendment to the legislation is passed that would require the sale of the structu


Missing California teen believed to be with murder suspects

Investigators in California are searching for a missing teenage girl believed to be with her mother and a man, both of whom are murder suspects. Alora Benitez, 15, was last seen Wednesday morning in Torrance, California, getting into a white BMW with Roman Cerratos and Maricela Mercado, according to


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Success and failure of protected species in California

The 2019 theme for Earth Day is ‘protect our species’ so today we look at some that are threatened or near extinction in California. The California flag features a grizzly bear that roamed the state, stood 8 feet and weighed more than a ton. The bear was considered a threat to livestock and people a


'I still have nightmares': Children share powerful messages to Calif. parents convicted of torture

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Several children of a California couple convicted of torturing and abusing them inside their home gave emotional statements at a hearing Friday before their parents were handed a life sentence with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


$35 Million Manufacturing Plant Coming to Modesto, Bringing 250 New Jobs

MODESTO (CBS13) — A major manufacturing plant is moving into Modesto and it’s bringing hundreds of new jobs along with it. Entekra CEO Gerry McCaughey describes it as “a robotics factory building homes.”


Emotional Statements from Parents, Kids in Torture Case

RIVERSIDE (AP) — A Southern California couple who pleaded guilty to locking up and abusing 12 of their 13 children for years, as well as some of the victims, made their first public comments Friday during an emotion-charged hearing where the parents were sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.


Officers, Neighbors Happy with Upgrades at San Joaquin County Honor Farm

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY -- New razor wires, lights and fences at San Joaquin County’s Honor Farm have just been installed. Deputies say the heightened security measures will make the minimum security jail safer for inmates, correctional officers and nearby families.


420: Cannabis questions clarified: A marijuana Q&A

Question: What is the difference between marijuana and hemp?. Answer: Marijuana and hemp plants look similar and are in the same family of plants. But marijuana contains significant amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the ingredient that makes its users high.


Man arrested in Lodi on weapons charges; another an assault suspect

Wednesday was a busy day for local law enforcement, with the Lodi Police Department and San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office both making arrests. When Lodi Police Detectives Dan Bristow and Alberto Perez conducted a traffic stop in the 500 block of East Elm Street at approximately 2 p.m. Wednesday, t