It looks just like a bunch of fenced in dirt but the Spreckels Recreation Park BMX track targeted for christening in the next few months is much more than that.
RIPON - Bill Berghorst will be remembered as an icon of what is good about the Ripon community while leaving a family strongly united.
RIPON – Jessica Coleman is once again hoping to "Color the Skies" over Ripon this Labor Day weekend.
Prestige Senior Living at Empire and Louise avenues in East Manteca hosted a benefit talent show Saturday that was staged by seniors to help Agape Family Services.
STOCKTON – Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in this country. About one million Americans develop skin cancer each year. Although researchers cannot explain why one person develops skin cancer and another does not, we do know that taking precautions to protect our skin and early detection are the best weapons in the fight against skin cancer.
The MRPS Classy Car Show will be held on Sunday, May 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 133 N. Grant St. in Manteca. All makes and models of cars will be accepted. Dash plaques and drawing tickets will be awarded to the first 100 entrants. The drawing and awards will be held at 2:30 p.m.
Holly Halleck wasn't immediately a fan of the idea of being involved with the Manteca Relay for Life.
The Rev. Quincy McClain and her flock take their charge to do the Lord's work seriously.
The 2009 Manteca Senior Games have officially begun.
Manteca Police Department's 39th annual canine trials drew nearly 20 departments and 40 canines from northern and central California to Morenzone Field Saturday morning for obedience, agility and protection competition.
STOCKTON - Don't believe everything you hear. Companies are actively recruiting right here in the Central Valley. Stockton's Diversity HIREvent is Tuesday, May 19, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Stockton Hilton Grand Hotel.
Comic Dreams in Manteca is one of thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the comic book art form on Saturday, May 2.
Wally Fagundes without fail for years walked across the street from his Yosemite Avenue home and took down the flag in front of the Manteca Museum in the evening and returned to raise it the next morning.
The next step in promoting Manteca as a place friendly for active seniors officially gets under way this evening when Del Webb at Woodbridge hosts the opening reception for the 2009 Manteca Senior games.
Charles and Teri Palmer – the parents of fallen Marine Cpl. Charles C. Palmer II – are the speakers for the 43rd annual Manteca Community Prayer Breakfast set for Thursday, May 7, from 6 to 7:30 a.m. at the Manteca Senor Center, 295 Cherry Lane.
LATHROP – California is facing a water emergency.
It was another day of sad good-byes and warm hugs and loads of memories as Isadore's Restaurant served its last lunch to longtime friends and customers Thursday noon.
TURLOCK – Tim Guerino knows that the model works.
Manteca hit a milestone this year when the city's 60th park was completed.
Bingo is back at St. Anthony's. Not in the form of a weekly fund-raiser for the school as it was for many years. This time, its comeback is a short two-day entertainment venue incorporated into the annual Harvest Festival set for the weekend of Sept. 20-21.
Normally it's Carol Davis that has to visit Congressman Jeff Denham's office to ask for money.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.
Amazon's 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center off of Chrissman Road in rural Tracy was a feather in the cap for the South County when the company began distribution operations last fall.
The Manteca Pregnancy Help Center is marking three high-water marks this year.
Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.
The 29th annual Our Lady of Fatima celebration at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon will be held Friday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Aug. 31. The public is invited.
Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.
Many older schools in Manteca Unified are showing their age. That is evidenced in the number of repairs and upgrades that they need, as shown in a draft project list that was prepared and presented to the Board of Trustees at the beginning of the year.
Boy Scout merit badges are about learning skills to help frame a positive life in whatever profession they choose.
NAPA (AP) - The strongest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California's wine country.