Abran Marquez wore his junior police officer badge with pride as he soaked in every word that Manteca Police Gang Prevention Officer Jason Hensley had to say Friday afternoon.
RIPON - John Franscella loves everything about Ripon athletics.
Lukas Carroll lays motionless on the ground while a team of firefighters and paramedics – their outlines hazy from the exhaust in the cold morning air – work relentlessly to save his young teenage life.
RIPON – Taylor Ray always wanted to be a part of the Ripon Almond Blossom Queen Court.
RIPON – Samantha Conway has always looked up to the Almond Blossom Festival queens.
ESCALON – When the Ripon Indians trotted into the locker room at halftime with a one-point lead, their matchup with Escalon looked every bit the barnburner most people expected it to be.
RIPON – Lina Alahri remembers when she would sneak over to the Almond Blossom parade route as a kid and watch wide-eyed as what seemed like the world's longest parade passed by.
Mike James is calling it quits as the head varsity football coach of the East Union High Lancers.
Rick Atwell knew Bob Lange – known around Ripon and Manteca as "Hob Nob Bob" – for most of his life.
Tony White didn't care one bit about having to work the day after Christmas.
RIPON – Shelby Pettus knows that she isn't the most popular girl at Ripon High School.
Things weren't looking good for East Union during the third quarter of its contest against intracity rival Sierra Thursday night.
Victor Fiore isn't sure what's going to happen with his business.
LATHROP – Developers in North Lathrop are going to have to dig a little deeper when it comes to covering the cost of municipal services that their projects impact.
RIPON - The fact that Ripon High's boys basketball was in the double-bonus before halftime is a pretty good sign that the Indians were aggressive on the court.
Don't expect to find that complimentary glass of water on your table the next time you sit down at a restaurant.
Four winters. Four consecutive years of drought.
If the murder case won't be enough to potentially keep Richard Howard Watkins behind bars for life, the other charges very likely will.
Last week a 27-year-old Manteca man was discovered dead in a county jail cell after Manteca Police officers arrested him earlier that night for public intoxication outside of a 7-Eleven convenience store.
Ashley Drain has absolutely no problem with the Manteca Unified "Going Digital" initiative.
Kevin Tate uses no carnival barkers.
It's a quote that has been attributed to many great thinkers across history, most recently Winston Churchill.
The lawsuits have started.
It didn't take long for Lathrop's founders to realize that development needs to pay its own way.
Dave Phippen is more than just a simple almond farmer.
Kaitlyn Batterton was quick on her feet.
Only one more roadblock remains before South San Joaquin Irrigation District can legally make an offer to buy PG&E retail electrical facilities in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
When Jon Walkup first got behind a camera it was a camcorder he borrowed from his parents and attached to a tripod designed to take film photos.
They call it the green room.
LATHROP – There's nothing new about the City of Lathrop holding a goal-setting session.