It's looked a lot like Christmas in Mike Morowit's Miner Mart liquors since November.
Chuck Crutchfield knows that the current state of the economy is hamstringing families, and that the arrival of the Christmas season is only putting additional strain on cash-strapped parents.
Phil Waterford wants to make sure that the less fortunate have something to smile about for Christmas.
LATHROP – Omar Ornelas is now the youngest person to ever sit on the Lathrop City Council.
LATHROP - The Lathrop-Manteca Firefighters Association is doing their part to make sure that families in need of assistance still get the chance to sit down and break bread on Christmas Day.
It might have taken the Sierra Timberwolves a little time to make sure everything was firing on all cylinders Saturday night in their non-league contest against the Beyer.
Despite holding an 8-point lead heading into the fourth quarter the Ripon Indians simply couldn't hold off a late charge by the Bret Harte Bullfrogs in the championship round of the 2010 Ripon Winter Classic.
Harry Mok wants to alert kids to how much of an impact recycling can actually make.
RIPON - It didn't even matter Friday night that Ripon Christian head coach Ron Vander Molen still hasn't decided what his regular lineup will be.
Hoping to catch the true embodiment of the holiday spirit in person?
LATHROP – Not every child filling out a Christmas list this year is asking for the latest electronics and the most popular toys.
For more than a decade he has kept his trademark beard nice and tidy and kept the belly laughs coming for all the good girls and boys in Manteca.
Christmas is going to come early for one Manteca woman lucky enough to land on one of the most popular game shows of all time.
LATHROP - Kimberli Thompson knows how important Girl Scout cookies are to the organization.
RIPON – It's going to be somewhat of a difficult Christmas this year for boys and girls in the South County that are spending their first holiday away from loved ones after being placed in foster care.
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.
A woman in her 60s is the first San Joaquin County resident to die this year after it was discovered that she had contracted West Nile Virus.
It doesn't work just to pressure Jack Weaver.
For the last 51 years Janis Music has been a generational go-to for families with musically gifted children – offering lessons to help them make it to the next level on their given instrument.
New Melones reservoir is now 15 percent lower than it historically has ever been in mid-October
One is a book about a gang of scalp hunters on the US-Mexico border in the 1850s and the harsh, brutal violence that they enact on anybody that they please.
Most downtown merchants are happy with the location of their businesses.
Paula Treick DeBoard can't write from home.
A rooftop chase late Tuesday night didn't end well for a suspect that mistimed his jump and crashed through a pine tree and down onto the ground where police officers – and a canine – were waiting for him.