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 ...
There's a common fallacy in the appreciation for chambers of commerce and ours is no exception.
The bariatric surgery center at Doctors Hospital of Manteca has been accredited as a Level 2 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The accreditation demonstrates the surgery center's commitment to delivering the highest quality care for its bariatric surgery patients.
The Give Every Child a Chance 13th annual Casino Night Fundraiser is on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St., Manteca.
South County firefighters trained together in a simulated mass casualty incident with multiple vehicle accidents last week to hone their life-saving skills.
Manteca is mandated by state law to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. That is going to require the private and public sectors to use less water, plant more trees, install more solar systems, the use of more roundabouts for traffic control, higher development densities, and ditching cars whenever possible. Those local strategies and others are part are being considered for adoption as part of the City of Manteca's Climate Action Plan before the Planning Commission. ...
LAGUNA BEACH (AP) - A 41-year-old Laguna Beach police officer has died when his motorcycle crashed into a pickup truck.
Jeannie Albers knows when summer is over and fall is about to begin. Summer's staple fruits like peaches, nectarines, and apricots begin to dwindle from the small roadside produce stand that she and husband Larry has set up in front of their large garden on Woodward Avenue. "Pretty soon, they will be gone in three weeks. And the watermelons – that will be gone pretty soon, too," she said as she deadheaded the roses in ...
Apparently filing for a $313,248 tax refund when you're not entitled to it is a no-no.
How much will a somewhat safer pedestrian crossing of Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive cost?
Some 60 nurses, Kaiser patients and community supporters used foot power along with a couple in wheelchairs Friday to protest service cuts at the Manteca medical facility. Ten of the protesters were registered nurses, including Zenei Triunfo-Cortez who is one of four presidents representing the California Nurses Association.
When it comes time to cut the ribbon on the new playground at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church, Camron Moebius might be too old to enjoy the slides, swings and pull-up bar.
For the first time in recorded history, the San Joaquin Valley in 2013 had zero violations of the hourly ozone standard established under the federal Clean Air Act.
Ripon Vice Mayor Chuck Winn has officially announced his candidacy for San Joaquin County S 4th District Supervisor.
The three men that authorities believe are responsible for the shooting death of a 51-year-old Manteca man back in June will find out Monday when their case will go to trial.
More than 55 million pounds of dirty linen will pass through Crothall Laundry Services' 60,000 square-foot facility once it's completed next year.
Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club member Mealiah Watson was challenged to use a real canvas to create a painting about something she loved.
Food banks depending on the Turkeys R Us drive in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop won't be able to assist all needy families asking for help with the traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Carrie Rogers tried to learn as much as possible about the New Affordable Care Act.
If you ever wonder what firefighters – and fire chiefs – do when they are not climbing ladders battling fires, saving lives and risking life and limb, wonder no more.
If you have some canned food or other non-perishable good you can spare, help Manteca Boy Scouts do a good deed on Saturday.
Lourdes Amick and her family can rest easy – but not completely.
Levi Huffman charged down the final stretch, building speed like a cyclone along Doxey Park's cyclone fence.