RIPON - It is arguably the fun run with the most interesting characters racing through one of San Joaquin County's most picturesque fall settings.
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.
Representatives from McWhinney Development - the firm looking to invest upwards of $200 million to build a Great Wolf Resort in Manteca - were in town earlier ...
Editor's note: This is an occasional series marking the 50th anniversary of the unification of the Manteca Unified School District.
Rick Baker said he's thrilled that the price of oil is seasonally as low as it has been for the last decade.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Federal and California agencies have filed some of the first permit applications for a proposed project involving the construction of twin 30-mile tunnels ...
For the first time, the Ripon Christian Knights will play an actual home game.
Reducing the carbon footprint of Manteca Unified School District is as much about saving green as it is being green.
One of the first community events that Wesley Chamberlain participated in as a Manteca firefighter was the annual tip night at Applebee's to benefit ...
The Allen Bugbee Veterans' Center in downtown Ripon held a soft opening this week allowing Congressman Jeff Denham to be part of the festivities while ...
The New Melones Resevior is continuing to slip toward puddle status.
Prior to the retirement years while still raising a family and advancing on the job, people are often so tight on funds and time that ...
Nine months after voters dumped two incumbents their replacements are no longer on the Manteca Unified School District board.
Manteca's original residents - the Yokuts Indians - served as an inspiration for the community's newest mural.
The next new school to be built in Manteca Unified will in all likelihood be built south of Woodward Avenue.
The population of Manteca is expected to top the 100,000 mark within the next decade.
Changes are in store for the City of Ripon's website.