RIPON – Liz Waterbury knows that not everybody can afford to get a proper health screening.
Tired of heading to the gas station multiple times every week just to get back and forth to work?
The friendship between Frank Alvarado and Katie McKenzie almost seemed destined – both of whom are the children of best friends and spent their formative years within arms reach of one another. So when McKenzie was diagnosed with breast cancer, Alvarado – instantly feeling helpless – scoured the Internet for ideas before deciding to assemble a team to participate in the "Skate the Lake" breast cancer ride around one of America's most pristine areas. Getting ...
RIPON – It's a crowned jewel consisting of 258 acres that weave along the Stanislaus River and offer boundless recreational opportunities for those looking to take advantage of the great outdoors.
Eddie Moya worked hard on Tuesday afternoon to make sure that everything being presented to customers at the De Palma Farms booth located dead-center in the row of professional produce growers that make the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau weekly Farmer's Market what it is at the end of the day.
STOCKTON – Buying a used car doesn't have to mean that you're forgoing the benefits of owning a brand new model.
When Sharon Bayer answered the call of a friend who was organizing an event for the Second Harvest Food Bank during the Thanksgiving season, she had no idea that she was embarking on a mission that would soon grow to dozens of volunteers that help the non-profit in immeasurable ways.
RIPON - Mayor Chuck Winn is hoping that farm fresh produce is something people will be able to get right in the heart of Downtown Ripon.
After more than a decade of serving valley families, Steven and Jean Wu have expanded their popular Japanese eatery into Manteca.
RIPON - Not even his position on the Trustee on the Board of Education spared Mike Fisher from being one of the parents that had to worry about whether his child would be transferred to another school because of budget constraints.
RIPON - Red Nutt was his usual wry self as he took the lectern Thursday night at the 2009 Ripon Chamber of Commerce Awards and Installation Dinner - this time stepping up as the incoming President of the Board of Directors.
The plan to construction a 600-mile high-voltage power project that would have delivered renewable energy from Lassen County to Modesto, Turlock, and parts of the Bay Area is officially dead.
RIPON – The entrance to Ripon's historic downtown is now something that nobody can debate.
Not even the stifling summer heat kept the families away from a Manteca Farmer's Market gathering that celebrated children here in the community.
Tammy Carroll didn't think anything of it when she opened her back door to let her 20-pound cocker spaniel Abby outside to go to the bathroom.
Myrna Javrie looked at the list.
LATHROP – It's like Redbox but for medical-grade pot.
Mark Boudelik was busy balancing multiple phone calls Tuesday afternoon.
Thomas Christopher Chase was in possession of some interesting things when Manteca Police officers stopped him Monday night on suspicion on breaking into cars in the parking lot of the In-Shape Sports Club on E. Yosemite Avenue.
LATHROP – Matthew Hernandez could be $2,000 richer.
LATHROP – It's been nearly two decades since Californians voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical use and the federal government still doesn't recognize the individual mandates passed by state voters.
Some people call it a tradition.
LATHROP – When the Lathrop City Council got together for their second meeting in November two weeks ago, they freed up their December schedule.
John Hernandez stood in the dining room of Mountain Mike's Pizza, asked for attention, and then offered his profound thanks.
"But we drove here from San Jose and Elk Grove," pleaded two of the teams that showed up the 26th annual Crossroads Grace "Turkey Bowl" Thursday morning.
Joanne Gross had an important job Wednesday night.
LATHROP – When it comes to giving thanks and charitable donations during the holidays, Congressman Jerry McNerney will see just about all types and all flavors .
Brian Mills was on the phone all-day Monday.
Tiffany Garland scanned the phone list and looked for people that she thought might be willing to make donations.
RIPON – Michael Ysit sat on the bench on Ripon's sideline and caught his breath.