LATHROP - The Lathrop Spartans were hoping to get their first varsity football season with seniors off on a positive note.
The Manteca Idol finalists now have to be ready to show what they have for the judges each and every week.
STOCKTON – The fact that Weston Ranch only had three golfers didn't stop the four-time reigning Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV champions from posting some low numbers in their first outing of their year.
Cheyenne Hickey had her butterflies when she first went up on stage during week one of Manteca Idol to try her hand at performing solo in front of a crowd.
Tom Wilson is taking his love for the library to the streets. Literally.
MODESTO – They say strike when the iron is hot.
After suffering a crushing defeat at the hands of Summerville in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Division IV playoffs last season, Ripon High is poised to bounce back in a big way.
A change of scenery might be exactly what the Ripon Christian football team needs to drive towards a winning season.
A former Sierra High School sports standout is making a big splash on the silver screen.
The Manteca Buffaloes are again going to be one of the teams to beat in the Valley Oak League.
Janet Powell McKee hopes that her new book – entitled "Counseling Letters to God: A Psychological Paraphrase of Psalms" – will help make a difference in the lives of those who read it.
STOCKTON – Just because you're looking for an almost new car doesn't mean you have to break the bank to get it.
The 2010 Manteca Idol season is officially underway.
Ray Simons looked over his blue 1927 Ford sedan with a smile as a couple passing by asked him about the car.
They say if you don't like the weather in New England, just wait an hour or two.
It seems so convenient.
Phil Waterford loves Manteca's patriotic backbone.
A 47-year-old man awaiting trial on vehicle theft charges was captured by San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies on the 900 block of South Airport Road Sunday morning after fleeing from the county honor farm.
According to a Manteca Police Department investigation, the 58-year-old man arrested last week on a host of felony child sexual assault charges used threats of violence to manipulate his two juvenile victims.
TRACY – The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man that they believe murdered a man over the weekend and left his body in a South County field.
Dennis Bitters would rather not see you.
They come in waves.
Everything comes in cycles for Karla Fredricks.
The picture was familiar to anybody who had followed the local news within the last week – the bullet-ridden Ford Explorer used in the failed getaway attempt by the Bank of the West robbers that ended with three people dead in North Stockton.
The West Nile Virus is more prevalent in San Joaquin County now than it was at this time last year.
The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department is searching for any information the public may have about a drive-by shooting late Wednesday in Raymus Village.
LATHROP – Dalwinder Dhoot can't dispute the fact that Lathrop voters overwhelmingly supported a one-cent sales tax increase in 2012 – to the tune of more than 77 percent.
LATHROP – All that Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal wanted to do was bring some family entertainment to town.
LATHROP – When Rosalinda Valencia called for Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal to step down from his position at a meeting last month it drew a collective exasperated breath from the crowd.
The violent and deadly shootout following a North Stockton bank robbery last week drew hundreds of police officers from throughout San Joaquin County.