Manteca Ford-Mercury owner Phil Waterford has been honored as the 26th Assembly District's Small Business of the Year by Assemblyman Bill Berryhill.
RIPON - Local indie rock group "French Cassettes" from Ripon may finally have the break they have been waiting for.
Manteca native and Central Catholic High senior Sebastian Hernandez was named a National Merit Hispanic Scholar and was awarded a full ride to University of Arizona.
RIPON - Ripon High School senior Kaitlyn Joanne Milam is headed to Fresno State this August.
Cassidy Alice Miller, daughter of Dr. Greg and Sharon Miller, graduated Cum Laude from Westmont College of Santa Barbara on May 8, 2010.
Thirty-five World War II veterans are serving as grand marshals for Manteca's first Memorial Day parade taking place Monday in downtown Manteca.
As the top academic students, Erica Aguiar and Katie Vaught earned the honors to lead East Union High's commencement exercises on Thursday.
PG&E has pumped an additional $9.5 million into their bid to amend the California Constitution to make it tougher for not-for-profit utilities to start-up in their service territory.
RIPON - A touch of Americana is part of the Ripon Farmers' Market this Thursday at 4 p.m. as the police and fire personnel challenge each other in a chili cook-off on Main Street with free samples for everyone.
Eighth-grade students at Sequoia School were left with more souvenirs and memories of their many years together on Monday.
It was a tour for all the senses with plenty of intellectual stimulation to sweeten the experience.
Scenes from the Kiwanis service project.
LATHROP - Lathrop's second annual Memorial Day celebration is set for Monday, May 31, at 11 a.m. at Manuel Valverde Park.
John Cambra was remembered by family and friends who filled St. Anthony's of Padna Catholic Church for his funeral mass Monday morning – many bringing their restored hotrods that he had a hand in rebuilding.
Average response time to Manteca medical emergencies and fire calls were 27 seconds quicker in 2014.
It wasn't the balloons or the leis or the flowers that exemplified why Shasta Elementary students were packed into a sweltering Manteca High School gymnasium Tuesday night.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
An 8-year-old Tracy boy died in a boating accident in the San Joaquin River on Monday in Lathrop.
Prosecution of quality of life crimes ranging from graffiti to residential burglaries are being targeted now that funding is being restored to the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.
Ericka Anaya, Arianna DeBarros, Gavriela Garcia and Sylvia Rocha reflected on the past nine years at Sequoia Elementary School.
It's beginning to look a lot like summer.
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.