Large crowds expected for Sunday's regional Memorial Day Weekend celebration "One Nation under God" at Woodward Park – plus the noise caused by cannons shooting blanks and aerial fireworks – are prompting organizers and Manteca Police to offer advice to attendees and neighbors to help make the event go as smoothly as possible.
The Family Fun and Fitness Expo will be held this Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Sierra High, 1700 Thomas St., Manteca.
Regardless of rising gas prices and the recent recession, families appear to be on the move for the Memorial Day Weekend.
Manteca's highest decorated soldier – Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis - is being honored Friday morning in a ceremony kicking off four days of activities saluting the men and women who have served America in our nation's armed forces.
SACRAMENTO - Sid Reams, the 66 year-old real estate agent accused of a host of sexual assault charges, died Wednesday during heart surgery at UC Davis Medical Center.
RIPON – Ripon isn't thrilled that a proposed major transmission line for electricity would mean power towers would cut through Mistlin Sports Park, school property adjacent to Park View School and the Cornerstone neighborhood.
Thirty luncheon tables – all with different themes – greeted some 300 guests this week to the Manteca Soroptimist Club's annual fund raising luncheon at the MRPS Hall.
TURLOCK – As thousands of area high school and college graduates look proudly toward their futures, one local author also helps them focus on the nuts and bolts of life - literally.
It is one of Manteca's smallest congregations but it isn't preventing Southside Christian Center from striving mightily to tackle one of Manteca's biggest problems – the influence of gangs.
Jim Brown dedicated 38 years of his life serving as a role model for students and athletes alike.
Four days honoring those who served America – from Manteca's most decorated soldier to the latest Manteca soldier to lay down his life for his country - takes place this Friday through Memorial Day.
RIPON - Julian Ortega – the 10-year-old with a winning smile – has captivated the hearts of officers at the Ripon Police Department and especially that of supervisor Linda Johnston.
Heather Bonetti and Bobbie Miller were recently honored by the California Ambulance Association as "Stars of Life" in Sacramento.
Gregory Hartt of Manteca, has successfully completed California Highway Patrol (CHP) cadet training.
RIPON – The concern over a possible power transmission project that could end up severely impacting family farming operations is attracting the attention of the Ripon City Council.
Two Grammy-nominated and Dove Award winners are performing at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church.
San Joaquin County Supervisor Bob Elliott and his wife Debbie are hosting the Saturday Senior Breakfast on Sept. 13 at 9 a.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 250 Cherry Lane.
The Manteca High School Class of 1979 is having a 35th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Chez Shari restaurant in the Manteca Golf Course.
The hum of harvest machines in San Joaquin County's almond orchards started two weeks ahead of schedule this year.
Ferdinand "Ferdie" Delima's face is tightly scrunched, and his biceps bulge like balloons as he mentally counts while each hand firmly holds on to a 30-pound weight.
Growth – specifically the building of homes – is drawing rumblings from more Manteca residents.
Groundwater in the Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop areas is projected to drop 10 feet this year when the traditional irrigation season ends on Sept. 30.
It was a grassroots community effort Friday afternoon at Doctors Hospital where more than 50 volunteers gathered to pack over 100 gift boxes for American troops serving abroad and donated some $900 toward the shipping costs of nearly $2,000.
Art students in the Manteca Unified School District are invited to take part in a competition that could earn them some cool cash plus an opportunity to launch their artistic careers.
It was quick and it was easy.
There weren't over 7,000 people at Guss Schmeidt Field when Manteca High hosted Valley Christian on Friday night.
The days of cities like Manteca, Lathrop and Ripon as well as farmers and rural residents drilling new water wells may be numbered.
Dave Thompson is looking for a few kids who are lucky enough not to worry about where they will sleep at night.
Francene Escobar believes a sign posted at the intersection in front of her business on East Yosemite Avenue and Washington Street would solve a lot of traffic-related problems.
LATHROP – You can run from a lot of things, but you can't run from numbers.