If anyone could be described as a genuinely caring human being, longtime Manteca florist Joseph D. "Joe" Naranjo would get my vote hands down with his infectious smile and charismatic personality.
LATHROP – During a two-week period in the summer late last year, a quiet residential neighborhood at Mossdale Landing in Lathrop was hit by a rash of brazen daytime criminal activities.
It's the biggest fundraiser of the year for Give Every Child a Chance.
"Policing in a new economy" is all about strategically getting the most bang out of the buck with fewer officers and resources, Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker told Rotarians at their Thursday noon meeting at Isadore's Restaurant.
A Stockton man convicted of second degree robbery, possession of controlled substances, and using a firearm in commission of a felony wants a Manteca municipal vendor's license so he can operate a hot dog catering van on city streets.
Devon Garcia and Leslie Hernandez earned Youth of the Year honors Thursday for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop.
You could feel the electricity in the air – the divine providence, if you will – in the hallways of Dr. Kent Hufford's medical office in Ripon Thursday morning.
For 40 years Clara Ortiz couldn't find her aunt.
Scenes from Thursday's 2010 Almond Blossom Fashion Show conducted in the Ripon High performing arts building.
The days of Manteca's housing prices mimicking Six Flags at Vallejo's Medusa super roller coaster plunging to earth are over.
Patrick Rabelo thinks he has what it takes to help usher the South San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce into a new era.
Home-bound seniors in Manteca still living independently will benefit from efforts to bring back the RUOK (Are You OK) program.
An anticipated break in storm systems Monday will allow volunteers to place and unfurl 2,400 flags to honor American presidents.
Buying a gift for a patient in Doctors Hospital of Manteca's gift shop underwrites medical scholarships for second-year college students in the community.
The Saturday shooting across from Antigua Park was brazen, breakneck, and bold.
It appears Ernie's Food & Spirits may soon be without an important ingredient.
Editor's Note: Susan McCreath has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by The Manteca Bulletin and CORE Athletic Performance. McCreath is keeping a weekly journal, highlighting the strides and struggles of her fitness journey. These are her thoughts and feelings shared with you.
Michael Seelye missed a Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting to attend the birthday celebration for his first grandchild who was turning one. His absence was excused by the board, which meant he was not going to lose his compensation. The reason for his absence was considered a "hardship."
The Ripon Unified school board race will not go to the polls.
Verizon land line telephone customers in Ripon experienced a loss of dial tones in their handsets as well as interruption in their Internet and Wi-Fi services over the weekend. While intermittent loss of service was first reported early on Saturday it became widespread about noon with some customers thinking the interruption was either in their computers or in their routers.
Since hitting the Internet several months ago, the Ripon City Council meeting viewership reached an all-time high last month.
It was an honest mistake.
Morenzone Field - created originally for adult softball - is being converted to accommodate 13- to 15-year-old Little League baseball play.
New residents are helping pay for upgrades to aging playground equipment in Manteca's older neighborhood parks.
Ripon Rotary President Harrison Gibbs has never been known to let grass grow under his feet and taking on his club's presidency is no different.
Shots rang out shortly before noon Saturday in a quiet residential neighborhood across from Veritas School at the intersection of Pagola Avenue and Collins Street where two men in their early 20s were struck by gunfire - one in the leg and the other in the buttocks.
What a better way to enjoy the last few weeks of summer than the senior luncheon at the St. Anthony Parish gymnasium on Thursday.
Two people were hospitalized with gunshot wounds following a drive-by shooting near a Manteca school on Saturday morning.
Lance Morrow wasn't sure that the Agricultural Career Technical Education Incentive Grant would be available this year.