Ripon showed its moxie Thursday morning by dealing Sierra of Fresno a 39-35 loss in a hard-fought and aggressive matchup for 11th place in the sapphire bracket of the West Coast Jamboree at Brentwood's Heritage High.
On one side of the aisle are the obligatory New Year's resolutions like quitting smoking, losing weight and taking up a new hobby.
Dennis Williams thinks that it's about time that Manteca gets a much-needed fine dining restaurant.
RIPON - Sometimes all the effort in the world can prove to be too little too late.
Sure the fireworks on San Francisco's Embarcadero sparkle and the revelry is legendary.
Mike Mallory knows all too well that hunger never takes a holiday.
SALIDA - Ripon High's boys basketball team drew first blood Monday in its first game of the Modesto Christian Holiday Hoops Classic, of the premier tournaments in Northern California, against Burbank of Southern California.
RIPON – While the project itself is still in the conceptual phase, Ripon Community Athletic Foundation Design Coordinator Keith Anderson is lobbying hard for the installation of artificial surfaces for both the turf and the track at Ripon High's Stouffer Field.
Marco Martinez couldn't have looked happier as he climbed into his seat at Phil Waterford's Manteca Ford Mercury Friday morning with his new Hot Wheels set in his hand.
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.
It was a consortium of people.
It'll provide a lifetime of convenience by ensuring that drivers won't ever have to stop at a train again on Lathrop Road.
There were protestors and politicians and bullhorns and buses.
Santa is getting new digs.
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.