Ripon Library is going to host a unique black author in February - she is blind and in her 90s. She started writing because she "wanted to inspire people and make them feel good."
RIPON - What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than with a friend who cares about you every day of the year: your Teddy Bear!
FRENCH CAMP - The Haven of Peace emergency/homeless shelter will be hosting their 2nd Annual "Coming Out of Our Shell" Crab Feed Fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 31. This year's proceeds will benefit the Haven's "day-to-day" operations so they may continue to offer a 'safe haven' to those in need in the community.
KNIGHTS FERRY - It's a magical time along the Stanislaus River.
OAKDALE - The Sierra Railroad Dinner Train offers the romance of good old-fashioned rail travel.
It was a rare sight - a goggle wearing, thrill seeking police canine riding in the sidecar of a Russian motorcycle on Ripon streets over the weekend.
Hundreds of youngsters had fun under the sun on the new playground equipment at Shasta Park over the three-day weekend.
FRENCH CAMP - Mark Poncardas had to play the Geography Bee waiting game Friday.
Mary Del Pino's weekly Portuguese Cultural Class at the Manteca Senior Center started two weeks ago. But the overwhelming response was such that an evening session to accommodate those who have indicated their interest to attend but are hampered by their daytime jobs may be forthcoming.
Manteca is getting lower power costs for its portion of the Nick DeGroot South County Surface Water Treatment Plant plus receiving $150,646 from the South San Joaquin Irrigation District as a bonus.
Felonies – crimes that involve inflicting great bodily harm or aggressive acts of stealing - dropped 2.47 percent in Manteca during 2008.
Commercial construction - for the second straight year - trumped residential building in Manteca during 2008.
House rents are dropping slightly in Manteca but not apartment rents.
Sarah Sokolowski and her sister, Amanda, are currently serving as missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, though they are across the continent from each other.
Manteca's elected leaders want businesses to have the opportunity to correct shortcomings in their compliance to the American Disability Act before being sued.
California is considered the world's Mecca when it comes to variety of fruits, vegetables, and nuts.
When a flag of the United States is worn, torn, faded, or badly soiled, it needs to be replaced with a new one. When that happens, the old flag is "retired."
LATHROP – Garbage rates are going up.
Give Every Child a Chance is staging the Xtreme Bulls & Broncs Rodeo on the River fundraiser on Saturday, June 7, and Sunday, June 8 from noon to 5 p.m. both days at Dell'Osso Family Farm in Lathrop just off Interstate 5.
Manteca needs to spend $37.5 million over the next five years to avoid 180.14 miles of city streets from deteriorating to a point they need even costlier reconstruction.
Weston Ranch High has a tradition of holding off at announcing the top two academic students until awards night.
When a bird that tested positive for the West Nile Virus was discovered on a dairy outside of Tracy back in March, it was the earliest annual detection of the disease in San Joaquin County since it arrived in California more than a decade ago.
Manteca Youth Entertainers (formerly known as the Manteca Royal Family) are recruiting vocalists and dancers for the 2014 season.
Young students from St. Anthony's Catholic School learned a lot about the functions of a hospital and why some things are so important to know during last weels's Doctors Hospital's Healthcare Career for Children field trip.
Get ready to meet Kurt Tannen, a quirky Central Intelligence Agency linguist Monday nights this November.
Off-duty Manteca firefighters are passing the boot Saturday starting at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Mission Ridge Drive and South Main Street.
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An east Manteca home on the northwest corner of a four-way stop that neighbors say motorists routinely ignore has been hit by an out-of-control vehicle for the third time.