Valentine cards date back to the 1400s and became widespread in the 1600s.
When does a kiss plus a pig equal big bucks?
Janet Machado Dyk is gearing up for the next AgVenture extravaganza with a new group of third graders in San Joaquin County.
This series of free gardening classes is not just for those with green thumbs or master gardener wannabes.
The 97-year-old granddaughter of Thomas Caswell, the farmer who donated the land that is now known as Caswell Memorial State Park, has culled from her collection a dozen retrospective paintings of the family's old place. They are currently on exhibit in the Council Chambers at the Manteca Civic Center.
LATHROP – Megan Cai's curious question to her mother, Angela, just came out of the blue.
Two noted Manteca fabric artists are taking the center stage at the 32nd annual Manteca Quilt & Doll Show to be held March 5-6 at the MRPS Hall on North Grant Street.
RIPON – Matt Rhodes and Dominic Darretta carefully and methodically arranged the personal-sized tubes of toothpaste, lotions, shaving creams, tooth brushes, and other goodies inside the Priority Mail Postal Service box.
LATHROP - For the first time since the incorporation elections in 1989, the Lathrop City Council does not have a representative for the second largest section of its population – Caucasians.
Albert and Penny Ftacek were World War II pen pals.
LATHROP – Nellie Zavala's four children finished their education, got a job, got married, and then started a family.
For the second year in a row, 15-year-old Jessica Munoz has been accepted into the Manteca Unified's All-District Honor Band.
Love INC, a nonprofit organization in Manteca whose mission is to extend a hand-up to individuals and families who need the help, is holding a fund-raiser on Valentine's Day.
LATHROP – Michael Berchtold, a former third-grade teacher at Joseph Widmer, Jr. Elementary School in Lathrop, has won a new chance at seeking justice and clearing his name.
LATHROP – Henrietta Anguiano, a widow and a great-great-grandmother who is well known for her volunteer work at her church and in the community, was one of three women in San Joaquin County who was inducted into the2010 Adelita Awards of the Mexican Heritage Center in Stockton Saturday night.
Benjamin Alejandre pronounced the chicken burrito he was eating for lunch "pretty good."
The program is a collaborative effort between the Center for Ecoliteracy and 42 school districts in the Golden State including Manteca Unified. All together, the school districts serve more than 250 million meals a year.
Quick action by a neighbor who lives next door to the Durham Ferry campus site of the San Joaquin County Office of Education averted a major grass fire developing Tuesday night.
Why a section of a PG&E power line on South Union Road between Woodward and Peach avenues fell to the ground around noon on Tuesday is still not known.
Sai Saelee and his wife Fahm Saechao are worried about their strawberry crop this year. And they are not alone.
A Dr. Seuss-themed bookcase custom-made by St. Anthony of Padua School's kindergarten students and their parents is just one of the dozens of items that will be on the auction block when the school celebrates with an auction dinner its 60th anniversary.
The old sycamore trees in the parking lot of Calla High School are counting their days. They need to come down because their roots are getting into the pipes in the boys' bathroom. There is no definite date set for their removal.
When Kirby Brown and his wife Iran visited the famed Hearst Castle in San Simeon, they were treated like royalty.
East Union High senior Alexis Evans' artistic talents stood out so much her impressed teachers awarded her ceramic sculpture Best of Show at this year's annual Evening of the Arts.
Manteca author Kirby William Brown will be signing copies of his book, California Faince: Ceramics for Cottages and Castles, all day during business hours at Antique Avenue at Spreckels Park shopping center, 1327 Historical Place.
Manteca Unified School District Superintendent Jason Messer's contract has been extended another year by the Board of Trustees.
The story of one particular ancient civilization is no longer all Greek to the George McParland School sixth-graders.
Resign voluntarily or get recalled.
Helen Rothlin Sandoval still remembers the many happy days spent at the Swiss Hall in Ripon.
The Ripon Swiss Hall and the 1939 World's Fair in San Francisco have plenty of things in common.