The Manteca Animal Shelter can be a sad place for employees and volunteers who do their best to see that the strays they pick up on the street are adopted out to good homes rather than being euthanized.
Alejandra Jimenez came across as extremely shy when she first started the Great Valley Writing Program a few weeks ago.
John Travolta, Robin Williams, Patsy Cline, and Connie Francis are all performing at Woodward Park Saturday.
Manteca machinist Gary Duran says he has the answer to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and has built a prototype to prove his theory.
Samuel Anderson is opting to run for the Manteca City Council instead of the mayoral post in the Nov. 2 election.
LATHROP - The battle for the world's best barbecue grillers is on this Saturday at the Lathrop Valverde Park.
Manteca is stepping up their effort to weaken the ability of gangs to operate freely by educating the business community on how to detect and deal with potential problems.
June was the best month for new single family home starts in Manteca since 2005.
Before there was Manteca or Ripon, there was Atlanta.
Four retired U.S. Army warrant officers did their part in packing Susie Beeler's treats for troops stationed overseas recently as did members of the Manteca Federated Women's Club and the Camellia Gardens Women's Bible Study group.
RIPON - Jimmy Burgess continues to draw customers new and old into her Ripon bakery location with her pastry creations and her infectious smile. It's all about doing what's right for her customers, she said, as she added an adjoining store front for a cake shop.
Manteca could grow by 88 acres on Friday.
LATHROP – Between now and October, Lathrop will be inundated by information about the city's newest nonprofit group – the Friends of the Lathrop Library.
RIPON - Ed Bynum – retired Ripon Fire Chief – was memorialized Friday morning inside the fire engine bays of the headquarters station on Stockton Avenue.
Change is coming at the Three Rivers Indian Lodge in Manteca.
I have postponed writing this column for about a week because there are those who will skew its intent as unpatriotic and ungrateful. Trust me, it is neither.
The second largest single solar installation operated by a South County government agency could start reducing wastewater treatment power costs for Manteca ratepayers by 2016.
The ruffling of an America flag was the only other audible sound Monday as Bill Jones firmly and deliberately read the names of the fallen.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca broke ground Friday for a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center that promises to "change the face of care" for the Manteca-Ripon-Lathrop community.
On Thursday Charleen Carroll, the sister of Brock Elliott, stood just feet away from where her brother's name was etched into a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – Panel 20E, Line 114 – and read a letter that he wrote to her father just before his death.
"I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic . . . and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office that I am about to enter, so help me God."
A Saturday night DUI check point in Ripon was unusually busy for officers according to Police Sgt. Steve Meece – mostly with drivers with suspended licenses or others who were driving without a license in their possession.
A dispute over noise may have led to the shooting death of a Lathrop man early Sunday morning.
Elected leaders moved a step forward towards a once-a-month meeting format.
I pulled my 20-year-old dog out of the swimming pool Tuesday morning setting the tone for what I thought would become a dreaded birthday.
Steven Reed didn't know what to expect when the group of teenagers stepped up to the microphone in Woodward Park Friday evening.
Bennie Gatto wanted to be a lifer.
Things have gone from very bad to bad on the Stanislaus River watershed that's critical for South County farms and cities,
The fallen will be remembered during traditional Memorial Day ceremonies at 10 a.m. at the East Union Cemetery at Union Road and Louie Avenue.
The 2016 election may be over a year out, but five candidates have already tossed their hat in the ring to represent the 12th Assembly District, a seat presently occupied by Kristin Olsen (R–Riverbank).