WESTON RANCH – There's hot, and then there's Eddie Andrade hot.
RIPON – Stephanie Hobbs had all of her bases covered when it came to raising money to help renovate the aging Stouffer Field complex at Ripon High.
Jack Thomson never had to think twice about the career path he was going to take.
RIPON – Joie Darretta works the room gracefully – taking the time to make eye contact with those she knows that she'll have to talk to in sort of a "don't leave, I'm coming" look.
Steven Thomas isn't a fan when the San Joaquin Valley Tule Fog rears its ugly head in the late winter months.
When I was 8, I put a filet of salmon in the microwave.
There was a moment early in the first quarter where it actually looked like visiting Lathrop High stood a chance against Sierra in Tuesday's Valley Oak League contest.
RIPON – Rebekah Berryman likes the fact that she can walk down the street in Ripon and not have to look over her shoulder.
Leave it to Harmony Rebeiro to turn an ordinary fundraiser into something that the entire community can come out and enjoy.
Abran Marquez wore his junior police officer badge with pride as he soaked in every word that Manteca Police Gang Prevention Officer Jason Hensley had to say Friday afternoon.
RIPON - John Franscella loves everything about Ripon athletics.
Lukas Carroll lays motionless on the ground while a team of firefighters and paramedics – their outlines hazy from the exhaust in the cold morning air – work relentlessly to save his young teenage life.
RIPON – Taylor Ray always wanted to be a part of the Ripon Almond Blossom Queen Court.
RIPON – Samantha Conway has always looked up to the Almond Blossom Festival queens.
ESCALON – When the Ripon Indians trotted into the locker room at halftime with a one-point lead, their matchup with Escalon looked every bit the barnburner most people expected it to be.
Lathrop - once known for having a dilapidated skate park that required an immense amount of maintenance just to keep open - might soon be the only city in the area with two skate parks.
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Dan Doyle is not happy Lathrop is discussing flood issues behind closed doors.
It could end up being the most costly Lathrop Mayor's race in the city's brief history.
It appears that all of the incumbents vying for reelection in Lathrop will secure another term.
Are Manteca Unified School District's two newly-elected trustees - Ashley Drain and Alexander Bronson - legal residents of the areas they were elected to represent?
Unless Lathrop takes the necessary steps to protect the community from the threat of a 200-year-flood, all development in the community could come grinding to a halt in 2016.
It was the kind of moment that can take the air out of a stadium.
Emily Darrin was late for class as she hurriedly stared at the gas pump and watched as the $10 that she prepaid rolled across the digital screen.
Trony Wyrick learned everything she knows from the military.
He was remembered as the life of the party – the guy that always had the smile and always had time for his family.
The man that Lathrop Police believe is responsible for at least two incidents of indecent exposure to minors near an elementary school might also be responsible for at least two others.
On the surface it seems strange – and dangerous – enough.
He threatened it at a Lathrop City Council meeting almost two months ago.
It's one of those freak things that somebody ends up saying while heavily intoxicated and ends up getting printed simply because it was said.