Flush that bathroom wipe down the toilet and it could end up costing the City of Manteca at least $200.
Father Dean McFalls has officially stepped down from his position as pastor of St. Mary's Church in Stockton after revealing he has fathered a child. But he remains a priest, according to Sister Terry Davis, communications director of the Diocese of Stockton.
It's a fun to watch competition where police motorcycle officers will demonstrate their riding skills Saturday at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley shopping center starting at 8:30 a.m. and lasting throughout much of the day.
LATHROP – Parishioners at Our Lady of Guadalupe reacted with shock, disappointment, and understanding to the news that their former pastor is leaving his active ministry in the priesthood and that he is the father of a "child (that) will soon be born."
Ten kids knew a good thing when they saw it. That's how many signed up on the spot Saturday to join the Boys & Girls Club A record 500 people - including 300 kids - took part in the third annual Day of Kids event conducted at the Charlie and Bobette Giles Memorial Park adjoining the Alameda Street clubhouse. "We got a lot of new people coming buy," said Boys & Girls staff member Mark ...
Charity Atkins looked up from her phone – away from another painful text message – with tears in her eyes.
LATHROP – The Lathrop High School Spartans are taking a bite of the Big Apple, going Hollywood, and conducting a round-up complete with western attire, hoedown throw-down and big-time cardinal.
After about $1 million in donations, the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation has all but completed Phase I of the renovation at Stouffer Field.
When the South San Joaquin Irrigation District's 2013 season ends on Oct. 16 they will have something leftover that many other agencies won't - a secured supply of water for the next irrigation season.
RIPON – The 24-mile bike ride builds slowly out of Ripon, tracing its way along country roads through the south county.
STOCKTON – Former Lathrop priest Dean McFalls has resigned from the Stockton Diocese after telling parishioners he's about to father a child.
Solar power is threatening the bottom line of PG&E and other California utilities. It is why the South San Joaquin Irrigation District General Manager Jeff Shields believes the for-profit utility is embracing Assembly Bill 327. The legislation, which is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, would eliminate the current four tiered electrical rate structure for customers and replace it with two rates. One would be subsidized for low-income users while the other would be charged for ...
Nikka Perez, the 10-year-old Lincoln School sixth grader run down by a hit and run driver last week, is resting in the U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento following surgery to repair her badly injured right leg.
A little lady with silver and black hair emerged from a vehicle, wearing a button-down jacket and a brave face.
Evelyn Moore remembered her sporty two-seat car. That was back in her days in Ponca City, Okla. She and her husband, Paul, purchased the red 1952 MGT some 60 years ago on a 90-day bank loan. "Back then, you paid whatever you can," Moore recalled in her Letters to Grandchildren piece shared at the class held Thursday in the Manteca Historical Museum. About a dozen seniors took part in this first of eight sessions, including ...
A Manteca man was sentenced on Friday to 165 years to life in prison for a multitude of sexual misconduct charges stemming from exchanges he had with two children.
LATHROP – Let there be light.
Where's one of the deadliest stretches of freeway in the Northern San Joaquin Valley?
"Provide justice for the needy and fatherless; uphold the right of the oppressed and the destitute. Rescue the poor and needy." – Psalm 82: 3-5
A 57-year-old Manteca man involved in an early morning vehicle accident in front of a Manteca bar on Nov. 10 has died.
Flooded intersections and runoff covering sidewalks usually aren't something people want to see.
Aaron Goodwin credits the Boys & Girls Club with helping him stay out of trouble while growing up in Manteca.
LATHROP – On the surface it's just a couple of firefighters putting up a Christmas tree in the lobby of Lathrop's City Hall.
It's a bake sale sans the baked goods. No calories to worry about. No one gets to feel guilty about becoming an enabler to someone who is counting calories for health reasons.
City attorney John Brinton - answering a query from Mayor Willie Weatherford - told the council that his office off of West Yosemite Avenue and other nearby concerns such as Kaiser Hospital rely on dial up Internet service.
Trucks do more than just move virtually all goods we consume and keep the economy rolling. They also deliver money to the tune of $13,000 plus a year to state and federal government coffers.
There's a perfectly healthy gentleman zipping around central Manteca in a powered wheelchair who doesn't need it.
St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church is expecting to distribute Thanksgiving food baskets to needy families on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Dave Wellenbrock wasn't representing the American Civil Liberties Union when he spoke at the meeting of the Manteca TEA Party Patriots Thursday night.
The couch is much too small for Cathy, Don and Ashton Lee to sit on at once, but they gladly squeeze into its purple arms, cradling their youngest son.