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.
RIPON – Sometimes all it takes is a single year to transform the entire makeup of a basketball team.
Lucky McGovern can't retrieve a single conscious memory where drawing wasn't a huge part of his life.
LATHROP – Gracian Hulsey walked patiently with his wife Mary and their three grandchildren Friday morning at Dell'Osso Family Farms.
Andrew Bell doesn't like all the negativity associated with the hip-hop culture.
Carlos Carrasco had every intention of waking up early for the Black Friday sales.
Drew Elliott dropped back in the pocket, checked his receivers, and scrambled through a hole in an attempt to find the end zone.
It's not easy doing the grunt work associated with a Thanksgiving dinner large enough to feed more than 300 people.
LATHROP – George Domingo knew that he couldn't suggest a community service opportunity for the Lathrop High School Interact Club – the Rotary-based youth organization of which he is president – without volunteering to help himself.
Five area juveniles and two adults were arrested Wednesday as part of a coordinated probation sweep conducted by the police departments of Manteca, Stockton, and Escalon as well as the San Joaquin County Probation Department. A parole agent with the California Department of Corrections was also part of the sweep.
Karla Layden is looking forward to being one of the first people in line when the big-box retailers open their doors Friday morning.
Two years ago, Christine Acosta had every intention of making the concert and blanket drive for the HOPE Family Shelters an annual event.
The Manteca Boy and Cub Scouts are taking a stand against hunger.
Roem Baur had it all on Tuesday night.
LATHROP – Brent Maynor's concerns aren't necessarily limited.
It is going to cost nearly $150 million for levee upgrades to protect Manteca, Lathrop, Weston Ranch, and parts of rural south Manteca from a 200-year flood.
Good luck getting California's diverse special interest groups to agree on anything.
RIPON – After an explosive defensive Ripon Christian start left the visiting Orestimba Wildcats wearing roller-skates and its fleet-footed gunslinger struggling to breathe, the Southern League opener at Stouffer Field Friday night looked like an exercise in futility.
STOCKTON – Being linked to school board hopefuls with serious ethical questions might not be the worst thing for Sam Fant.
Your garbage might just be going to power your home.
It might not be the most unique approach at making a stand.
LATHROP – Another 50 jobs are coming to Lathrop.
A pharmacy that discovered back in July that one of its employees had been pilfering highly-addictive narcotics from its supply is getting an extra-close look by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
STOCKTON – Testimony has been given. Both sides have made their case.
SONORA – If the game could have been summed up by a single play, this was it.
Does Manteca Unified School District board candidate Ashley Drain know the way home?
Children slip through the cracks.
LATHROP – Rosalinda Valencia doesn't want homeless people rifling through the trash in Lathrop.