Recently members of the Graffiti Sweeties Baton Twirling Group took top awards at the USTA State Championships.
It's not exactly "Jaws" but the predators that lurk in the Stanislaus River unmercifully attack the young.
Two fund-raisers are planned to help triathlon athlete-in-training Perry Settlemoir raise $5,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
As an entertainer, he goes by the name Esteban. The up-and-coming singer, songwriter and soon-to-be psychology major at the California State University in Sacramento has brought his solo act to the San Joaquin County Fair.
RIPON – When Scott Huerta first got an e-mail telling him that his band – French Cassettes – were selected as one of four finalists in the MySpace Artist Discovery contest, he immediately dismissed it as spam.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams is hosting the annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 3, at the BLD sports complex.
Avid gardeners will find many freebies to take home and plenty of gardening ideas at the San Joaquin County Fair which is wrapping up its final day today from noon to 7 p.m.
Scenes from Saturday's Children's Art in the Park conducted by the Manteca Junior Women's Club at Library Park. Co-sponsoring the event were the Mayor's Committee on the Arts, City of Manteca, and the Manteca Parks and Recreation Commission.
Building on the success of last year's event, The Commons at Union Ranch will again hold its "Dancing with the Manteca Stars" competition. The free event, which celebrates the second anniversary of the assisted living community, takes place on Friday, June 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. and is open to the public.
FRENCH CAMP - Cynthia Henry is searching for memories of French Camp of old to add to her manuscript about the San Joaquin County community.
The Ripon Senior Fellowship Group will meet on Monday, June 28, at 6 p.m. at the Ripon Senior Center, 433 S. Wilma Avenue. Anyone over the age of 55 qualifies to attend.
Garrett Graham stood steadfast in his Manteca Fire Department-issued turnouts as he awaited the next order.
A sharp rise in the number of dogs being saved from canals by South San Joaquin Irrigation District ditch tenders has prompted a warning to canine owners throughout Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon who reside near irrigation canals.
Almost 400 Manteca residents went back to work in Manteca to push the city's unemployment rate down to 14.1 percent for the lowest level for those without jobs since October.
Phil Waterford's emotions got the best of him Friday morning when California Assemblyman Bill Berryhill presented him with the Small Business of the Year Award for the 26th district.
More water is rushing down the Stanislaus River today accelerating the draining of New Melones Reservoir and raising the prospect that South County farmers may run out of water before Sept. 30.
Scores of quilts, from wall hangings and wearable arts to three-dimensional fabric dolls, are not the only attractions at this weekend's 36th annual Manteca Quilt & Doll Show.
In an effort to reduce the number of distracted drivers and speeding on Manteca streets, motorcycle traffic officers are stepping up enforcement to keep serious accidents to a minimum.
St. Anthony's Parish will co-sponsor a Taize Prayer Service with Manteca Presbyterian Church on Thursday, March 5, starting at 7 p.m., at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 525 E. North St.
It's a harsh $168 million reality.
Riley Simmons was standing tall as she received the "Every Student Succeeding Award" from the Association of California School Administrators' San Joaquin Chapter.
Bus service could be cutback in Manteca as well as connections to Stockton where a number of local riders use Regional Transit to reach Delta College and various county services.
Chase bank customers who conduct their transactions at the Raley's store in Manteca while doing their grocery shopping will see the end of that convenience on May 7.
They are golfing and sunbathing along the snowless shores of Lake Tahoe.
Monday mornings are days of hope for dozens of families as well as single moms desperate to either keep a head over their roof or to get off the streets.
The celebration for Read Across America has already begun.
When Richard Perez was in his early 30s he had a vision. God came into his room, lifted him up out of bed and took him into his kid's room. There, God told Perez that he needed to change the harmful direction of his life or he would find his kids were no longer a part of his life. The vision shook Perez. He'd never experienced anything like it. Yet, he found it difficult to comply. He wasn't ready to pull away from the road of destruction he'd been on since his teen years.
LATHROP – Over the course of the last six months the Lathrop City Council has approved spending just over $191,000 for a restroom at River Park South, the demolition and reconstruction of the 7th Street Skate Park, study space at City Hall and solar lighting at Woodfield Park.
Ninety-one entries in the weekend's Almond Blossom Festival Art Show drew a number of awards for their artworks and photographs. Noted artist Dan Petersen said he had fun judging the show, adding that it has improved much in the past year.
Gordon Kennedy trudges between rooms of his music lesson studio lackadaisically.