RIPON - It took a little while for the Ripon to get its softball bats warmed up during a preseason game against Ripon Christian Thursday afternoon.
LATHROP – Anybody the City of Lathrop hires in the next three years won't be able to access retirement benefits until they are 60 years of age.
South County almond grower Dave Phippen thinks there's a much bigger concern than the frost that weather forecasters had predicted would affect the crop over the weekend.
LATHROP - Lathrop Police Services Chief Eric Holman is hoping that the community will once again make bicycle safety a top priority.
The East Union Lancers couldn't have asked for a better start to their 2011 baseball season.
Ripon High's boys basketball team had third-seeded Colfax right where it wanted it down by just one at halftime of Monday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division-IV quarterfinal playoff game.
LATHROP – It would cost $160 million to replace Lathrop's 73 miles of roadway.
The sound of bowling balls knocking down pins - and the accompanying laughter- on Saturday was music to Carol Davis' ears.
RIPON – Scott Phelps made sure he had staked out his spot along the Almond Blossom parade route more than two hours ahead of time Saturday morning.
There were no white lawns Saturday morning like the weather forecast predicted for portions of the Central Valley.
RIPON – Asher Mackey was all smiles as he reached for his dad at the starting line Saturday morning.
Scott "Q" Marcus has lost more than 2,300 pounds in his life – if you total up the weight that he lost, put back on, and then lost again.
Dominic Carter stared out at the wide expanses of Sequoia Park Friday afternoon, and cracked the biggest smile you could possibly imagine.
RIPON – Taylor Ray is going to have a lot to talk about at school today.
Mike Stevens is planning on taking a three-day weekend thanks to a pre-emptive "snow day."
RIPON – It's hard to distinguish between which of the two stats is more telling.
Riley Vinson won't spin you a hard luck tale.
Jordan Grey rocked hesitantly at the edge of the garage while the sound of electricity pulsed up a Jacob's ladder in the corner.
It was a consortium of people.
It'll provide a lifetime of convenience by ensuring that drivers won't ever have to stop at a train again on Lathrop Road.
There were protestors and politicians and bullhorns and buses.
Santa is getting new digs.
Smiling faces after a losing football game?
IONE – The premise itself was enough to send chills down my spine.
The San Joaquin Metro Narcotics Task Force and a San Joaquin County Sheriff's SWAT Team served a search warrant Tuesday morning on a home that ended up yielding more than four pounds of processed marijuana, 7 grams of crystal meth and 6 mature marijuana plants.
Few things were off-limits to the capacity crowd that gathered Thursday night at the Manteca Senior Center to usher Willie Weatherford off into a peaceful retirement after serving 12 years as mayor.
An Oakdale man accused in the murder of a 26-year-old rival motorcycle club member now finds his legal status hanging in limbo after a jury failed to reach a verdict.
DJ Singh is all about lifestyle.
It has been more than seven months since vagrants discovered the body of Kelly Marelich in a dumpster behind a dental suite on South. Main Street.