There will be fewer trees providing a snowy backdrop to this year's annual Ripon Almond Blossom Festival, thanks to the recent heavy storms accompanied by strong wind gusts of up to 45 mph.
SAN RAMON - East Bay Republican David Harmer is hoping to convince voters of California's 11th congressional district that he's the best candidate to represent their interests.
RIPON - "Established in 1874" will soon replace "Incorporated in 1945" on the recently erected historical arches spanning the road at two entrances to the city on both Main Street and Stockton Avenue.
It wasn't too many years ago that a former Manteca City Council member's mantra was "privatize, privatize, privatize."
STOCKTON – The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday adopted a resolution in support of Reclamation District 17's (RD 17) efforts to request funding to strengthen levees located within RD 17's boundaries.
MODESTO – During the first week of in-store collections for earthquake relief efforts in Haiti, the customers and employees of Save Mart Supermarkets – Save Mart, S-Mart Foods, Lucky, and FoodMaxx stores – have raised nearly $130,000 to benefit the American Red Cross.
"Cissy" of "Family Affair" fame is speaking in Manteca during the eighth annual Women's Connection networking event on Friday, Feb. 5.
Three of the biggest – as well as most pivotal and controversial Manteca Redevelopment Agency loans – have been paid in full and ahead of schedule.
Several Manteca residents south of the Highway 120 Bypass were in the dark for about four hours at the height of the rainstorm Wednesday.
Gouges in the pavement, crumbling asphalt along gutters and areas that it appeared weren't over paved on East Alameda Street will all be fixed when the weather cooperates.
STOCKTON – A high-speed rail system could someday zip through Manteca along the Union Pacific route.
Wind and rain with all its fury blasted through Manteca and all the South County Wednesday morning causing commuter tie ups with accidents followed by a string of power outages.
LATHROP – Ruben Sandoval has nothing but praise for the business family that owns Joe's Travel Plaza and the adjacent 81-room, three-story Best Western Inn & Suites Hotel on North Harlan Road.
A corporate product manager who turned to "just family cooking" when she lost her job in the economic downturn in February is one of three finalists in the Hungry Jack National Recipe Contest.
The historic two-room San Joaquin School, built on South Austin Road in 1915, is now the home of the Brad and Tricia Hickman family.
YOSEMITE (AP) - Visitors to Yosemite National Park will no longer be allowed to leave their cars on the roadside while stopping at the Tuolumne River to explore nearby meadows and admire surrounding mountain peaks, under a plan released Thursday.
Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship.
What started out as a few like-minded souls sharing their collective worldview in a public setting back in January turned into a massive community gathering that left people on both sides of the aisle trading barbs and crying foul.
Nursing students at Doctors Hospital are pledging to stay together after graduation for a week to help open an orphanage in a small village in Ghana.
Manteca is setting the stage for a possible future business park on city-owned land at the wastewater treatment plant.
Water starts flowing in South San Joaquin Irrigation District canals Monday as the region's farmers face the bleakest drought year since 1924 when nearly half of the county's farms faced foreclosure due to a lack of water.
LATHROP – Non-profit and community groups that feel that they qualify for the community development block grant money that the City of Lathrop takes in submit proposals outlining why they deserve the money – more often than not for thousands of dollars above what is actually available.
Robin Taberna is gearing up for Saturday's Golden State Karate Association-sponsored Martial Arts Open.
The Comet has returned.
Stewart Tract in 1988 was the last place anyone except the principals of Somerston Group thought could be transformed into a cutting edge, planned community with 11,000 homes.
Chuck and Teri Palmer will celebrate the birthday of their slain son by sending gifts overseas.
Adria Afferino of The Greenery Nursery will be the featured speaker at the Monday, March 17, meeting of the Manteca Garden Club. She will be speaking on growing, harvesting, and preserving herbs.
40 years ago
If you live in Manteca and own a pit bull breed you either have to get it fixed, qualify as a legitimate breeder through a set of tight rules, or risk becoming a criminal and having the dog destroyed.