RIPON - The message was clear: Washington can keep its stimulus funds as Ripon can manage just fine on its own without help from "bankrupt" Uncle Sam.
RIPON - A total of 50,000 toys will be given away to children at this weekend's Color the Skies of Ripon hot air balloon festival, according to organizer Jessica Coleman.
Sister Ann Venita Britto can add shirt designer among the many things she does on a regular basis.
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Manteca Chamber of Commerce leaders are hoping to secure funding to expand the Flags Over Manetca effort.
The Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon - a Thanksgiving week tradition for 25 years - is taking place two weeks earlier this year.
LATHROP – The housing recovery in Lathrop may not be easily evident to some, but it definitely has been happening in the last few months.
Can a corn dog, burrito or pizza be considered a healthy choice?
Calla is a name that's been associated with Manteca education for the past 109 consecutive years.
It is not every day you meet someone with transparency of character where you feel you can almost feel their emotions and be close enough to touch their soul.
Roughly one out of every 17 homeowners in Manteca received a notice of default in the first three years of the housing crisis.
Budget hardball in Sacramento is just 32 days away from pulling the plug on child care for over 2,000 children from struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.
Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was built 71 years ago.
About 30 consumers of Valley Community Action Program and Services enjoyed a day out on Friday.
Friends of the Manteca Library will circulate petitions at Tuesday's farmers market in Library Park opposing any plans to privatize the county library system.
Manteca's public safety personnel are teaming up in a bid to keep things as safe and sane as possible in the week leading up to the Fourth of July.
When Chuck and Terri Palmer first set out to send a batch of packages to their son-in-law who had been deployed to Iraq so that his guys could have a slice of home, they had no idea how big that single gesture would become.
Now that the school year has ended and the freedom of summer vacation has begun, Scott and Tracey Sylvester have one agenda for their six kids.
Eight farmers in the South San Joaquin Irrigation District have already run out of water with almost four months left in the growing season.
Enforce the rules.
The body of a 35-year-old Manteca man who had reportedly committed suicide was discovered in the south side of the Walmart parking lot near the Highway 120 Bypass shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday by a passerby, according to Manteca Police Sgt. Rob Armosino.
Five people are seeking appointment Tuesday to the Area 6 vacancy on the Manteca Unified School District board.
Forward thinking - and retaining city ownership of utilities - has given Manteca some of the lowest municipal utility rates in the region.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is one of five irrigation districts along with San Francisco that have filed a lawsuit challenging the state's authority to curtail their century-old water rights.
Virginia Pina's dream came true with the grand opening of her new business - ReDesigns By V – in downtown Manteca.
A REACH Helicopter flight crew has been credited with saving the life of a roadway accident victim as they flew him to a Sacramento trauma center from a Highway 99 pileup last week.
They were lined up 10 deep at the check-out desk. Every available computer was taken. The children's section was bursting with young people.
ESCALON - One home was partially damaged and five other buildings destroyed in a fast-moving wildfire Thursday afternoon that triggered mandatory evacuations on Hogue Road between Escalon and Modesto off McHenry Avenue.
The City of Lathrop is putting the pressure on non-residential water customers to curtail their usage by 25 percent.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca helped launch the "Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive" from May 29 to June 5 to lead a community effort to provide area children, struggling with hunger, healthy breakfasts during the summer months.