What started out as just a gag for Jon Walkup and a few of his buddies has turned into the real deal.
BEAR VALLEY - Today and Friday the southwesterly system is expected to bring up to a foot of new snow to Bear Valley. Sunshine is expected to follow, which will make for prime skiing and boarding conditions and relaxing conditions at Bear Beach atop Kuma chair.
A new retail concept billed by both partners as a "match made in heaven" may turn the Highway 120 Bypass into the epicenter of entertainment/destination shopping in Northern California.
A group of 25 to 50 people from Crossroads Grace Community Church in Manteca on Saturday, Feb. 14, will be heading out for the second time this winter to glean citrus from trees at local farms and residences where they will then deliver them to shelters and feeding programs nearby.
During the month of February visitors to Bass Pro Shops at 1356 Bass Pro Drive in Manteca, will have the opportunity to send their children's favorite teacher back to school.
The local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is opening membership in the Manteca/Tracy area for the 2008-09 year. Beta Sigma Phi is a social sorority created for the purpose of friendship and cultural development. They support local and national charities by monetary donations and hands-on service.
Georgianna Reichelt's battles over growth and government are almost legendary.
The first annual Anderson's 209 Racing crab feed took place Saturday at the MRPS Hall to raise funds to help construct the new BMX race track now under construction at Spreckels Recreation Park, Moffat Boulevard and Spreckels Avenue.
LATHROP – In anticipation of the filing of the report from the hearing officer who presided over the wrongful-termination appeal of former Lathrop chief building officer Matt Browne, the Lathrop City Council tonight will consider a resolution outlining the process that they will use in reviewing the recommendations.
Palm Avenue just south of Manteca off Austin Road is aptly named.
RIPON – The last time that the Ripon City Council publicly discussed how to balance the 2008-09 budget, things didn't go very well.
Ryan Sivley , 28, has made a place for himself in the Hollywood world of animation – something of a recession-proof industry. People like to go to the movies even in bad economic times.
The Manteca Rotary and Manteca Mural Society hosted the third annual Super Bowl Sunday Omelet Breakfast at the Manteca Senior Center on Sunday.
Interim Fire Chief Kirk Waters is at the helm of the Manteca Fire Department as it starts its 51st year as a full-time city operation.
A late Tuesday morning grass fire that leveled a homeless encampment on Lathrop Road near the Raley's Shopping Center at Union Road happened amid three fire department's emergency rescue calls to homes in the area.
LATHROP – The competition for the two seats up for grabs on the Lathrop City Council is getting tight.
Bruce Lownsbery went straight from work to the scheduled Manteca City Council meeting Tuesday.
They clocked in with 10 National Night Out Parties.
Typical San Joaquin Valley mosquitoes thrive in the hot, dry climate that is typical during the summer.
"Hey I remember you!" shrieked the girl of about five as she worked her way down the line with a plate of eggs and ham.
Chester Smith is in Northern California with a San Joaquin County strike team battling a devastating wildfire in Siskiyou County where eight homes so far have been destroyed.
A fire in dry weeds in the 1800 block of West Yosemite Avenue threatened a home and an adjacent mobile home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Beyond Captain Hook and his band of sword-wielding pirates, the enchanting mermaids and other contrived evils of Neverland, there was another that haunted Michael Huckaby's imagination.
A San Joaquin County strike team that includes firefighters from the Manteca Fire Department and Lathrop-Manteca Fire Department has been dispatched to the North State to combat a fire that is threatening multiple rural mountain communities.
FRENCH CAMP – A Stockton man that was held in the San Joaquin County Jail over the weekend for disobeying tuberculosis quarantine orders isn't expected to come into contact with other inmates.
Jaylen Jackson knew that he was going to be a fish out of water.
East Union High and Manteca High did a little changing up on Friday's freshmen orientation plans.
The much heralded Moffat Community Center designed to serve as a home for Manteca's Jimmie Connors Veterans of Foreign Wars Post won't be ready for a November dedication.
When in drought, what do avid gardeners do?