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.
Johnny Grizzle of Manteca will be in invested with the Honorary Legion of Honor at ceremonies held at San Francisco's Scottish Rite Temple, this Sunday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m..
RIPON - It was a gift of love for his community: $1.4 million in property to expand the 80-acre Mistlin Sports Park in Ripon.
LATHROP – San Joaquin County Sheriff Steve Moore on Tuesday announced the appointment of Sheriff's Captain Eric Holman as Lathrop's new police chief.
LATHROP – Lathrop residents living around Milestone Manor Park woke up on Tuesday to a picturesque water feature after the night's driving rain accompanied by wind gusts of up to 45 mph.
It was the grand dame of Manteca.
Name: Sarah Reynolds, age 12
There were no high-profile water features in Manteca seven years ago.
RIPON - Dr. Kent Hufford of Ripon has put a medical team together scheduled to fly to earthquake ravaged Haiti Wednesday night – a trip that now may or may not happen.
If a Manteca Police officer orders your vehicle towed you'll going to pay a lot more in the coming weeks to get your car back.
Manteca's multiple year campaign to upgrade neighborhood park playgrounds is two steps closer to completion.
Albert Carrasco had a lot to look forward to after packing up all of his worldly belongings and sending them to Hawaii – the tropical paradise that he would soon call home and the place he would welcome the newest extension to his growing family.
LATHROP - There will be no Lathrop City Council meeting tonight.
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
LATHROP – Last year Lathrop collected $350,000 in hotel taxes.
There is a good reason these days why California has happy cows, as touted in the Milk Advisory Board-backed television advertising. It's the same reason that could put a happy smile on the faces of dairy farmers in the Golden State.
If you wait for your dad's shoes, you'll wait all your life.
The day started at 5 a.m. for the Curnejo family. Jaime and wife Velma, and their older children, were up before the break of dawn – winter, spring, summer and fall. No fail. They had nearly 200 cows to milk in the barn.
These are busy days at the FESM Hall in Manteca.
It's been 14 years since the United States drought monitor went into effect.
Thirty young Japanese students are looking for host families this summer. They will be arriving on July 26 and will be in Manteca until Aug 26. During that time, the students who are between the ages of 13 and 17, will be attending classes to be held at St. Mary of the Virgin Anglican Church at the corner of Cottage and Louise avenues in Manteca.
LATHROP – There hasn't been a dam failure in Northern California for almost half a century.
He's been on one of the most beloved American comedy series' of all time.
You will reduce your water use.