RIPON – Chantyl Vasquez is hoping that making a run for Miss Almond Blossom will help her build valuable life skills.
The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary was honored on Monday for more than 10,000 hours of service to the community over the last year. Student volunteers logged nearly 3,000 hours.
LATHROP – The name of the new Lathrop police chief who will replace former Chief Dolores Delgado will be announced Tuesday, Jan. 29, by Sheriff Steve Moore.
RIPON – Karena Stephens admits that she didn't know as much as she would have liked about the businesses in the place that she now calls home.
What would you ask your grandmother if she were still alive? Did you really know that much about her? What do your grandchidren know about you?
Retail sales at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley reached $26,758,000 in the initial seven months after the first store opened its doors.
LATHROP – Some of the homes at Camino Real Mobile Estates in Lathrop are sinking, and residents are pointing the blame at the heavy truck traffic on Harlan Road and the poor condition of the road.
Driving the streets of Manteca Jim Todd noticed an incredible resource going to waste – fresh citrus.
RIPON – Annaliese Ippolito always admired the young women who were selected to represent Ripon as they made their way down Main Street in the annual Almond Blossom parade.
LATHROP – Repairs on a section of Harlan Road between Louise Avenue and Lathrop Road could start in early April.
RIPON - It was "Oliebollen Day" at Bethany Home with residents and staff flocking to the afternoon event in the west dining room where Marie De Bie and Elizabeth Van Klaveren had set up their operation to turn out some 200 of the deep-fried treats.
A young driver who claimed a leg injury in an intersection accident at Main and Wawona streets shortly after 2 p.m. on Monday was found in the Walmart store following the crash where he told officers he had gone to get medical attention.
The Lathrop City Council's regular meetings on the first and third Monday of the month will be rebroadcasted on the Tuesday after each meeting at 7 p.m. The council members, at their most recent meeting, also decided to continue the rebroadcasting of the regular meetings on Wednesdays at noon. Council meetings are broadcasted live on Cable Channel 97. In December, the council voted to change its regular meetings from every first and third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. to the first and third Monday of each month. That move necessitated the change in the rebroadcasting ...
It was the biggest pile of rubble Manteca had ever seen.
Manteca bureaucrats have ordered environmental impact studies for farmland conversion despite the fact it has already been addressed in a litigated settlement between the development community, environmental groups, and public agencies throughout San Joaquin County.
It is going to cost nearly $150 million for levee upgrades to protect Manteca, Lathrop, Weston Ranch, and parts of rural south Manteca from a 200-year flood.
It's now the $310 million question.
Jim Anderson - a popular home-grown rock singer that pays tribute to Elvis Presley's early years - is performing on the Main Stage of the 30th annual Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair this weekend in downtown Manteca.
The Moving Wall - an 80 percent replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., - is returning to Manteca a little more than 20 years after its first appearance.
Editor's note: This is an abbreviated version of a column about the Manteca High Vietnam Moving Wall ceremonies that former Manteca High student and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis appeared at that was published in March of 1993.
Good luck getting California's diverse special interest groups to agree on anything.
Educator Shane Smith is on the ballot for the Nov. 4 vote for Ripon City Council election even though he says he has been talked out of running because he is relatively new to the community.
The Home Energy Opportunity (HERO) program is considered as one of the fastest growing energy efficiency financing solution in the country.
You can tell a lot about a city by its garbage.
"Fight Hunger, Spark Change" is the theme of the current online voting contest that could give the San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties Food Bank in Manteca a $60,000 prize courtesy of Walmart.
Manteca is rallying to help 19-year-old Jose Maltez.
It rained 0.51 inches in Manteca on Thursday.
With the weather back to a warm 79 degrees today following Thursday's showers that brought 0.51 inches of rain, the almond harvest goes back into full swing with some farmers busy spreading the soaked nuts in windrows on the ground to speed up the drying process.
STOCKTON – Being linked to school board hopefuls with serious ethical questions might not be the worst thing for Sam Fant.
Most of the Ripon High sophomores have cleared one major hurdle towards graduation.