RIPON – Mike Restuccia didn't know that the financial markets would be on the verge of collapse when he first came up with the idea to give 8th grade students at Ripon Elementary $20 in a savings account as a way to teach them about saving money.
The road to a high school diploma didn't come easy for Andrew Ramos. An impoverished childhood ended with him living in a homeless shelter in South Stockton. He was left to find his own way in one of the town's worst neighborhoods amidst thieves, felons, and drug addicts. But he was determined to become more than just a statistic or one of the people he saw on the streets on a daily basis. Friday evening, ...
RIPON – Splashing on the bank of Caswell Memorial State Park was a perfect way for Steve Barrera and his two children to beat the heat on Thursday afternoon.
Not even a lack of firefighters slowed down a fill-the-boot charity event organized to help youth in the community.
It might not be the best time to open up a newspaper and read about the auto companies and their financial woes if you're in the market for a new car.
When Phil Waterford got home from the Memorial Day drama events that he emceed on Saturday, he couldn't sleep.
More commercial is on its way to serve Manteca residents. On Tuesday members of the Manteca Planning Commission took comments from the public on the proposed Union Crossing development – a 65-acre project that will feature more than 455,000 square feet of commercial and retail space. The six parcels that will comprise the project – being proposed by Bill Filios – are located immediately south of the 120 Bypass and will run from the agricultural ...
The thousands of people who filled Woodward Park on Sunday were there to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Throughout the early part of his life, Keith Little had people telling him about how his ways were uncivilized, and that his tradition and his people were savage.
Sammy L. Davis knew that he had to do something when he heard crying across the river – despite the fact that he himself had been injured from a North Vietnamese recoilless rifle round that took out the howitzer his squad was operating.
Earl Watson didn't know when he enlisted in the armed forced that he'd be taking part in one of the bloodiest battles in the history of modern warfare.
It's been almost 20 years since the residents around Shasta Park first met with city officials about the open space at the center of the neighborhood.
Regardless of rising gas prices and the recent recession, families appear to be on the move for the Memorial Day Weekend.
SACRAMENTO - Sid Reams, the 66 year-old real estate agent accused of a host of sexual assault charges, died Wednesday during heart surgery at UC Davis Medical Center.
RIPON – Ripon isn't thrilled that a proposed major transmission line for electricity would mean power towers would cut through Mistlin Sports Park, school property adjacent to Park View School and the Cornerstone neighborhood.
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.