South San Joaquin Irrigation District is stepping up to help Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon as well as fire districts within its boundaries to weather the state's strong-armed borrowing of local property taxes.
Florence Vieira is a spunky 104 today, and says she's glad she's healthy and retains many exciting memories of her childhood including those of coming to the Central Valley in a horse and wagon and her dad's newly purchased Reo Motor Car.
Manteca could end up with 30 percent less police officers over the next few months between retirements and the threatened lay-off of 16 officers by mid-October.
There were only about a dozen people using the Golden West Community Gym when Toni Lundgren opened the doors to the possibility of new programs that the Parks and Recreation Department could offer.
So just who is more suave of a dancer - Manteca Councilman Steve DeBrum or Commons at Union Ranch (Premier Care) Chief Executive Officer Don Peterson?
The 13th annual old fashioned BBQ social staged by the Manteca Historical Society took place Sunday afternoon on the grounds of the old Spreckels Sugar office off Norman Drive that now houses AKF Development and Jesus Mountain Coffee.
Manteca residents are recycling more and generating less garbage.
Government provides the biggest slice of the employment pie in San Joaquin County and also offers the second highest average weekly wage.
Manteca's best pumpkin desert makers and pumpkin carvers are competing at next weekend's 25th annual Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair.
The Lathrop Parks and Recreation hosted a pancake breakfast Saturday at the Lathrop Senior Center.
Award-winning concert pianist and composer from Sacramento, Tan Plescia, will kick off the 23rd anniversary season of the Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Association with a performance on Sunday, Oct. 4, starting at 3 p.m.
Manteca may soon drop out of the running for Weed Patch USA honors at least as far as part of the Highway 99 corridor is concerned.
LATHROP – Ron Dell'Osso always wanted his own train set as a child.
The 29th annual Our Lady of Fatima celebration at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon will be held Friday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Aug. 31. The public is invited.
Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.
Many older schools in Manteca Unified are showing their age. That is evidenced in the number of repairs and upgrades that they need, as shown in a draft project list that was prepared and presented to the Board of Trustees at the beginning of the year.
Boy Scout merit badges are about learning skills to help frame a positive life in whatever profession they choose.
NAPA (AP) - The strongest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California's wine country.
Last month, the City of Ripon saved 8.7 percent in total water consumption based a numbers from a year ago.
LATHROP – It didn't matter to Darwinder Dhoot that 77 percent of those that voted in November of 2012 wanted it.
The Napa Valley area is under a state of emergency following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck between Napa and American Canyon at 3:20 a.m. today. This was the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, almost 25 years ago.
There are busy seasons.
The Color the Skies hot air balloon extravaganza coming next weekend to Ripon is made possible by teamwork with volunteers from churches, schools and the community at large.
Manteca popped up on McWhinney Development's radar for a Great Wolf Resort for the same reason that attracted Bass Pro Shops: Manteca's location at the epicenter of a demographically rich market.
A pair of armed robberies have Manteca Police officers looking to the public for help in identifying the men they believe are responsible.
WESTON RANCH - It's hard to be two places at once, but the Weston Ranch JROTC made it look easy last Friday.
Manteca is working on more severe water conservation measures that are expected to be considered by the City Council in 30 to 45 days just as the highest water use period of the year ends.
LATHROP – Say the levee breaks.