RIPON – A proposed renewable power project that could slash through portions of Mistlin Sports Park and a residential housing development has lost one of its principal backers.
RIPON – What has become one of the popular youth sporting destinations in Northern California will soon have its own concession company. Tonight the Ripon City Council will ponder a proposal submitted by Gary Glendenning that would make him the exclusive concessionaire to the Mistlin Sports Park – the city owned property that continues to be a massive draw for everything from soccer and baseball tournaments to family reunions. What was once nothing more than ...
Steve and Debbie Tarr think that they've found the perfect grocery store for today's economic climate.
It looked like a makeshift triage center outside of Manteca Presbyterian Church Thursday evening.
RIPON – The once majestic community fireworks display held the last several years at Mistlin Park is just another casualty in the budget crisis that is forcing cities to cut even their most popular programs in order to save staff.
Charles Henry Jr. couldn't help but take in the massive variety of safe-and-sane fireworks that were on display at the stand outside of the Manteca Historical Society.
RIPON – The future of school sports for elementary students is up in the air. The Ripon Unified Board of Education spent more than an hour Tuesday discussing the future of after-school sports programs for seventh and eighth grade students – citing the elimination of the stipends that were given to teachers and coaches as the factor that might halt the popular offering. With additional factors like the district's collective bargaining agreement and equality laws, ...
Duane Aul didn't have an endless supply of rows to plant his crops. But despite the relatively closed-in confines of Aul's Lathrop backyard, the green thumb still managed to end up with an impressive assortment of vegetables and spices that he offered this Tuesday for the first time at the Manteca Farmer's Market. With mature tomato plants ready to be transplanted and eggplant bushes also sprouting the purple fruit waiting to attract the attention of ...
Manteca Police Sergeant Jodie Estarziau was happy to see business steadily moving Monday afternoon at the Manteca Police Officers Association fireworks booth on the corner of Yosemite Avenue and Union Road. 'Along with help from the Manteca Police Employees Association and several City of Manteca employees, the booth – now in its fourth year of operation – helps to fund the community-wide fireworks show with a donation of 40 percent of their overall profit to ...
Volunteers getting ready for the massive crowd that turns out every year for the MRPS festa celebration started preparing the massive pots of beef and cabbage that will be served even before dawn on Friday.
American Radio is bringing its blend of rock music to Manteca residents tonight at the Main Street Café.
STOCKTON – Buying a used car doesn't have to mean that you're forgoing the benefits of owning a brand new model.
Ashley Owensby and Jessica Ray made themselves comfortable as they sunk into their chairs and leaned up against the fence inside the livestock area of the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds Wednesday morning.
All of the pieces of the famous television show were in place Tuesday night when The Commons at Union Ranch celebrated their one-year anniversary with the program dancing with the Manteca stars – pairing local high-profile faces with dance instructors for a night of fun.
Don Drummond has spent the better part of his life working with crochet needles in his spare time – a hobby that he picked up from his mother and just about every other senior member in his family.
LATHROP – Phil Waterford wasn't having the best day.
Three. Two. One.
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.