LATHROP – Omar Ornelas is not just Lathrop's newest council member but at age 19 he's the youngest ever to serve on a City Council in the South County.
By the time the sun sets on Friday, Jim and Jesse Costa are going to be two of the most tired guys in town.
LATHROP - The era of Lathrop Mayor Joseph "Chaka" Santos is upon us.
RIPON – The Stouffer Field Revitalization Project is once again alive and well.
Doug McCreath owes a lot to his passion for the game of football.
All that 12-year-old Kayla Terry could do Friday night as she stood in the glow of the 130,000-plus Christmas light display at Dale Brock's Manteca home was marvel.
The East Union Lancers once again relied on sharp-shooting and solid defense to take a step further in the Modesto City Classic Friday night by downing Los Banos 56-45 and secure their second victory of the season.
The combination of strong defense and sure-shooting helped the Ripon Christian girls cruise to its second victory in as many nights, this time by a 48-28 margin over the Downey Knights in the consolation championship of the Escalon Tournament Friday.
Anthony Baylock couldn't have been happier when he walked up to the community Christmas tree with his foster mother Thursday night, and placed his ornament on a branch.
An improved defensive performance proved to be the key for the Ripon Christian girls basketball team in its second game of the season Thursday night.
LATHROP – David Silveira loves his job.
Manteca filmmaker Jon Walkup credits his time in the video production class at Sierra High School – where he graduated from last year – as providing him with the supportive environment he needed to tackle his artistic endeavors.
RIPON – For more than a decade the annual 'Taste of Ripon' has allowed residents to mingle with downtown merchants in a friendly and festive environment.
Tommy's Beach Bar and Grill owners Marcus and Shelley Shahen don't want to close the doors on the establishment that they've operated faithfully for the last four years.
RIPON – Keith Moore stood patiently alongside the gazebo at the Mistlin Fountain Monday night and waited for the Christmas tree lighting festivities to begin.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.
The first time that Gary Scharmann officiated a varsity high school football game he made a tackle.
MODESTO – They did what they were supposed to do.
MODESTO – Alright. We get it. You don't want a steak and you don't want chicken and fresh salmon – covered in lemon and butter and roasted over an open flame in foil – is out as well.
LATHROP – California is facing a water emergency.
TURLOCK – Tim Guerino knows that the model works.
Normally it's Carol Davis that has to visit Congressman Jeff Denham's office to ask for money.
Amazon's 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center off of Chrissman Road in rural Tracy was a feather in the cap for the South County when the company began distribution operations last fall.
One Manteca senior citizen got an unexpected surprise late Tuesday morning when he returned to his home on April Way behind Springtime Park.
I had every reason in the world to take in everything that South Florida had to offer.
LATHROP – It didn't matter to Darwinder Dhoot that 77 percent of those that voted in November of 2012 wanted it.
There are busy seasons.
A pair of armed robberies have Manteca Police officers looking to the public for help in identifying the men they believe are responsible.
LATHROP – Say the levee breaks.
LATHROP – Think you've got what it takes to be the grill master?