Dan Rohovit didn't seem the least bit nervous as he stepped up to the microphone for the first ever Manteca Unified Honor Choir performance that included representatives from all five of the district's high schools.
RIPON – The rising cost of health care doesn't mean that you have to go without the periodic checks that produce the early warning signs of more serious problems.
Video might have killed the radio star. But it didn't stop Dreama Diaz from taking possibly one of the most famous music video songs of all time with Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" and running with it to advance to the next round of the Manteca Idol competition Wednesday at Chez Shari. While she didn't have her own disco floor to light up like Michael did in the classic video, Diaz timed her own dance steps ...
MODESTO – The Lathrop Spartans found themselves in an unusual position late in the fourth quarter on Friday night at Big Valley Christian.
From the ability to haul or tow anything you want to the rugged freedom of tackling the great outdoors, the pickup truck will always have its faithful followers.
It was almost two decades after Pat Benetar recorded "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" that 11-year-old Danielle Osoteo was born.
For almost six months all that Paul Alberts ate was confined to a concrete list that he never strayed from.
President Obama thinks that keeping kids in their seats might just be the education reform this country needs.
Jordan Kron knew he was a little fish in a big pond when he went out for the under-14 Team USA baseball squad last year.
There were only about a dozen people using the Golden West Community Gym when Toni Lundgren opened the doors to the possibility of new programs that the Parks and Recreation Department could offer.
Paul Alberts didn't see any need to turn to the needle when he decided to embark on his bodybuilding career almost a decade ago.
While she's only been competitively dancing as part of Harmony Flores' Dance Stars team for the last three years, 18-year-old Maggie Schreiber was determined that she was going to take her dancing to the next level.
It was like someone flipped a switch on the Sierra High football team at halftime. Despite leading 7-0 while trotting off of Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium, the Timberwolves looked anything but the flashy squad that made a huge impact in the Valley Oak League last season as they trotted into the locker room and emerged a completely different team – carried on the shoulders of workhorse back Jarrod Daniels who himself seemed completely re-energized upon ...
LATHROP – Community Resource Officer Andrea Lopez hadn't even planned on entering the Lathrop Senior Center's annual chili cook-off until she learned that there were only three people signed up.
This is the point in the year where I say that I'm glad I'm not the one sitting behind the judges' table determining who it is that has to go home.
Myrna Javrie looked at the list.
LATHROP – It's like Redbox but for medical-grade pot.
Mark Boudelik was busy balancing multiple phone calls Tuesday afternoon.
Thomas Christopher Chase was in possession of some interesting things when Manteca Police officers stopped him Monday night on suspicion on breaking into cars in the parking lot of the In-Shape Sports Club on E. Yosemite Avenue.
LATHROP – Matthew Hernandez could be $2,000 richer.
LATHROP – It's been nearly two decades since Californians voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical use and the federal government still doesn't recognize the individual mandates passed by state voters.
Some people call it a tradition.
LATHROP – When the Lathrop City Council got together for their second meeting in November two weeks ago, they freed up their December schedule.
John Hernandez stood in the dining room of Mountain Mike's Pizza, asked for attention, and then offered his profound thanks.
"But we drove here from San Jose and Elk Grove," pleaded two of the teams that showed up the 26th annual Crossroads Grace "Turkey Bowl" Thursday morning.
Joanne Gross had an important job Wednesday night.
LATHROP – When it comes to giving thanks and charitable donations during the holidays, Congressman Jerry McNerney will see just about all types and all flavors .
Brian Mills was on the phone all-day Monday.
Tiffany Garland scanned the phone list and looked for people that she thought might be willing to make donations.
RIPON – Michael Ysit sat on the bench on Ripon's sideline and caught his breath.