The Phillips clan of Manteca had literally hours to spare before the first drops of Tuesday's rainstorm fell on their just-harvested almond orchards.
City Manager Steve Pinkerton is being blamed by the Manteca Police Officers Association's leadership for forcing the layoffs of 12 officers.
The Shasta School multi-purpose building will honor its two previous principals – William "Bill" Pinto and Richard "Rick" Mello.
Bass Pro Shop – along with Big League Dreams – may go down as the linchpins that vaulted Manteca into a regional draw.
LATHROP – Lathrop entrepreneur J. Chaka Santos has officially announced he is running for mayor in the 2010 election for mayor.
RIPON - It's a bit of Americana – enjoying ice cream together and giving blood for friends, family and community. The Delta Blood Bank is scheduled to be at the Calvary Reformed Church on Thursday from 1 until 6 p.m.
Cash Galvez, 5, and his mother Karah were among 75 people praying for the health and safety of America and the restoration of broken families – praying the Rosary with thousands of others across the country at high noon on Saturday.
STOCKTON – With music pieces that are energetic, elegant, warm, and sunny, the Stockton Symphony's third Classics concert on Nov. 19 and 21 will uplift your spirit and enthuse you. The Stockton Symphony and Music Director, Peter Jaffe, continue their 2009-10 season with a concert entitled "Serenade for the Soul," presented on Thursday at 8 p.m. and on Saturday at 6 p.m. at San Joaquin Delta College's Atherton Auditorium.
Pablo Carrillo was shocked to see his science teacher dressed Monday in women's garb.
HALF MOON BAY - Every year when autumn rolls around, the picturesque coast around Half Moon Bay bursts into brilliant orange and buzzes with boisterous activity in celebration of its bountiful fall harvest. The Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival is the season's big event, bringing huge throngs of visitors to the "World Pumpkin Capital" for a world-class festival on historic Main Street. This year's 39th festival will be held on Oct. 17-18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
RIO VISTA - The 12thAnnual Pumpkin Patch Festival returns this weekend to the Western Railway Museum. It's the only harvest festival in the area to combine rides on real trains with the search for the perfect pumpkin.
Municipal employees – with the exception of the Manteca Police Officers Association – have made an average of $11,510 per worker in general fund compensation concessions over the next two fiscal years.
Red light runners won't have to worry about being caught any time soon in Manteca by high-tech cameras when they violate the law and jeopardize public safety.
A water war is about to erupt on the Stanislaus River.
Three girls – believed to be identical triplets – were born to a Manteca couple last week who already have two children at home.
Manteca needs to restore police and firefighting staffing to prerecession levels.
The Manteca Public Library landscape facelift continues on Friday.
It's a business at the forefront of the movement towards fossil fuel-free transportation.
Zachariah Gomez Hernandez smiled.
Electricity generated at federal facilities will start powering the South San Joaquin Irrigation District offices and a portion of the agency's pumps starting in 2015.
STOCKTON - An open forum featuring the three candidates running for superintendent of San Joaquin County Office of Education will be held Thursday, April 24, in the Fireside Room of Central United Methodist Church in Stockton, 3700 Pacific Avenue. The event, which is open to the public free of charge, will begin with a "meet and greet" starting at 6:15 p.m. followed by the presentation of the candidates at 6:30 p.m.
Just over a month ago the Sleepy Hollow Mobile Home Park was busting at the seams with squatters.
Steve Winter - a Manteca High Buffalo through and through for 40 years first as a student, then as a teacher and coach, next as an administrator, and then five years as principal - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Distracted driving involving a cell phone is believed to be responsible for the death of a 14-year-old pedestrian.
LATHROP – It took eight years before Lathrop's Well 21 – constructed to serve the Mossdale and River Islands developments – was considered safe enough to bring online to augment the city's water system.
The City of Ripon is holding its annual Community Yard Sale at the Mistlin Sports Complex on Saturday, May 3, from 7 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
At an early age, Ramon Villalobos knew he wanted to be a comic book artist.
Ramon Villalobos is thrilled to be part of Marvel Comic's "What If: Age of Ultron" series.