As if a complete redesign for the 2010 model year wasn't enough, the Kia Forte is making its mark on the automotive world.
By JASON CAMPBELL
Bill Brown brushed aside the balmy summer air Tuesday evening and continued browsing for the perfect ear of corn at the Manteca Farmer's Market.
Not even triple-digit temperatures were able to stop Manteca Police Sergeant Mike Aguilar from doing his part to help the community.
There aren't many places you'll find a high school athletic director dressed up as 1990s superstar Vanilla Ice or get to see the newly elected Superintendent of San Joaquin County Schools cutting a rug with a former Oakland Raiderette.
SACRAMENTO – It's something that we use every day, in multiple ways, and pay little mind to the systems or the intricate network that makes it all possible.
It was seniors dancing with seniors Friday night.
Randy Greer is hoping that his notebook full of lyrics will be the final piece of the musical puzzle that so many groups try to piece together.
STOCKTON – It's no secret that cars have become part of our daily lives – from picking the kids up from soccer practice to commuting to work.
Big League Dreams, Bass Pro Shops, and Costco all top the list of recent projects that wouldn't have been possible without the assistance of infrastructure funding from the Manteca Redevelopment Agency.
Afraid to get up in front of that crowd and show them what you've got?
Last year the Swing for Youth benefit golf tournament helped cover the cost for 100 kids who wouldn't otherwise been able to participate in Manteca Parks and Recreation programs.
RIPON – When Scott Huerta first got an e-mail telling him that his band – French Cassettes – were selected as one of four finalists in the MySpace Artist Discovery contest, he immediately dismissed it as spam.
Garrett Graham stood steadfast in his Manteca Fire Department-issued turnouts as he awaited the next order.
Phil Waterford's emotions got the best of him Friday morning when California Assemblyman Bill Berryhill presented him with the Small Business of the Year Award for the 26th district.
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.
Jon Walkup is at it again.
Can you really taste the difference between bottled water and tap water?
Jonathan Costa knew that he didn't want to see Frank's Antennas get slapped with an Americans with Disabilities non-compliance lawsuit.
Lightning didn't strike David Fitzgerald dead on Wednesday night.
LATHROP – Politics can get nasty in Lathrop.
Just their presence alone has prompted a subsequent counter-gathering by those on the other side of the fence.
Natasha Marie Archuleta apparently picked the wrong convenience store to not pay at.
By JASON CAMPBELL
LATHROP – Last year Lathrop collected $350,000 in hotel taxes.
It's been 14 years since the United States drought monitor went into effect.
LATHROP – There hasn't been a dam failure in Northern California for almost half a century.