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.
Hundreds - if not thousands - of Lathrop and Manteca residents with government insured home mortgages could avoid spending well over $2,000 a year if future growth ends up bankrolling levees to withstand a 200-year flood.
Second Saturday volunteers helped get work started on upgrading the exterior appearance of HOPE Ministries' seven transitional housing units in the neighborhood east of Doctors Hospital.
LATHROP – Politics can get nasty in Lathrop.
Just their presence alone has prompted a subsequent counter-gathering by those on the other side of the fence.
A combined flea market / yard sale?
If 200-year flood protection isn't secured - or at least a financial and implementation plan in place by July 1, 2016 - development of the Great Wolf Resort and family entertainment zone, The Trails at Manteca, and other residential projects in southwest Manteca won't take place.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustees vice president Evelyn Moore filed her candidate's papers Monday at the San Joaquin County Registrar's Office in Stockton.
She did what she was supposed to do.
A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.
Jaden Powell's favorite subject in school is science.
Arguably the most ambitious private-public partnership ever undertaken by the City of Manteca - the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone that could be anchored by a Great Wolf Resort - is about to get another player.
Two seats are up for grabs on the Ripon City Council come November.
The late Les Reile made a habit of feeding the hungry in Manteca, Ripon, Escalon and Stockton.
Here's yet another sign of the times. The demise of family-owned dairy farm operations. In many cases, the dairy farm has been handed down from one generation to the next.
By JASON CAMPBELL