LATHROP – Omar Ornelas is not just Lathrop's newest council member but at age 19 he's the youngest ever to serve on a City Council in the South County.
By the time the sun sets on Friday, Jim and Jesse Costa are going to be two of the most tired guys in town.
LATHROP - The era of Lathrop Mayor Joseph "Chaka" Santos is upon us.
RIPON – The Stouffer Field Revitalization Project is once again alive and well.
Doug McCreath owes a lot to his passion for the game of football.
All that 12-year-old Kayla Terry could do Friday night as she stood in the glow of the 130,000-plus Christmas light display at Dale Brock's Manteca home was marvel.
The East Union Lancers once again relied on sharp-shooting and solid defense to take a step further in the Modesto City Classic Friday night by downing Los Banos 56-45 and secure their second victory of the season.
The combination of strong defense and sure-shooting helped the Ripon Christian girls cruise to its second victory in as many nights, this time by a 48-28 margin over the Downey Knights in the consolation championship of the Escalon Tournament Friday.
Anthony Baylock couldn't have been happier when he walked up to the community Christmas tree with his foster mother Thursday night, and placed his ornament on a branch.
An improved defensive performance proved to be the key for the Ripon Christian girls basketball team in its second game of the season Thursday night.
LATHROP – David Silveira loves his job.
Manteca filmmaker Jon Walkup credits his time in the video production class at Sierra High School – where he graduated from last year – as providing him with the supportive environment he needed to tackle his artistic endeavors.
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.
Riley Vinson won't spin you a hard luck tale.
Jordan Grey rocked hesitantly at the edge of the garage while the sound of electricity pulsed up a Jacob's ladder in the corner.
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.