RIPON - A proposal that could place a communications tower on an elementary school campus is being met with opposition by some neighbors that are concerned about the safety of their children.
RIPON – The $4 million grant-funded project designed to improve the aesthetics of downtown Ripon is finally nearing the green light to complete the final phase of construction.
By JASON CAMPBELL Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Dodge enthusiasts now don't have to worry about going out of town to search for a new car or truck to park in their driveway. Cabral Chrysler Jeep – who have been servicing Dodge vehicles ever since the exclusive Dodge dealership in Manteca closed more than a year ago – recently completed the process to officially add the popular and wide-reaching line to their ...
Sami Guedoir knows all about the benefits of cultural outreach. As the chairman of the advisory board for the non-profit Tunisian Community Center, Guedoir – who has owned Century Furniture on the corner of Yosemite and Main Streets – has seen first-hand what can happen when the perceived differences between two communities erode away. And he's taken a little bit of Manteca with him back to his Tunisian hometown of Mahares for that very reason. ...
]RIPON – Experience helped the Ripon High girls soccer team keep its non-league record flawless against an opponent coach Jose Bobadilla says is the best his Indians have played thus far.
RIPON – City leaders in Ripon are hoping that they'll be able to agree on a package that will allow them to meet their necessary budget goals without having to eliminate any more positions.
Frank Aquila didn't quite know what to do when he had heard that Manteca High graduate and United States Marine Charles Palmer was killed in Iraq.
RIPON – Finding something suitable to do this weekend won't be difficult. For the 47th time, the City of Ripon is pulling together to celebrate the blooming of the tree nut that at one time served as the lifeblood of the community and is permanently engrained in the fabric that makes Ripon unique. But it's much more than just a festival where you can buy farm fresh almonds and other nuts and hand-made arts and ...
CARMICHAEL - Duplicating a dramatic finish for victory isn't as easy as it's made out to be.
RIPON – Camila Sweaney grew up watching the Ripon Almond Blossom Queen hopefuls go through the motions of the traditional pageant, and always knew that she wanted to participate.
RIPON – Mary Bell knew that the crown that topped her head Thursday night wasn't going to be there for very much longer.
RIPON – Getting everything ready for the Almond Blossom Carnival that's expected to draw thousands over the three days it runs isn't easy.
Phil Waterford knew that he had found something special when he gave away a shiny red Mustang last month to a man from Stockton.
RIPON – Merlin Mohler takes his work out at his family's ranch on the east side of Ripon seriously.
RIPON – Educators can now breathe somewhat of a sigh of relief now that the California budget impasse appears to be over.
Manuel Cardenas didn't think that he was ever going to graduate high school.
LATHROP – And I wondered why people don't trust the government.
LATHROP - It's been a few years since the City of Lathrop financed its way into an additional allotment from the South San Joaquin Irrigation District's surface water treatment plant.
It takes work to apply for college scholarships.
Efren Juarez had a good thing going with his business that hosted poster tournaments for non-profit organizations.
LATHROP – Bicycle safety is no laughing matter.
By JASON CAMPBELL
LATHROP – Steven Gascon doesn't mind the fact that the City of Lathrop shelled out $4,000 to rent the space in the Target parking lot for a weekend carnival.
WATERFORD – Rebekah DelSanto did what she had to do in the best interest of her daughter.
If Christina Thurner had her druthers, she'd spend every waking minute with her baby boy.
Jessica Becker knows what it's like to be there when her daughter wakes up every morning and when she goes to bed every night – relishing in the bundle of joy and energy that 4-year-old Lauren brings to her family.
When William Hollingsworth gets together with his friends, they do the same things normal high school kids do.
LATHROP – A few months ago it was unofficially known as the "teen center."
FRENCH CAMP – It's a funny thing, this horse racing business.
LATHROP – Moving his company to Lathrop was almost a no-brainer for Joe Antonini.