RIPON – Joie Darretta couldn't help but get choked up when she was thanking her family Thursday night during the Almond Blossom Queen candidates' introductions at the Ripon Community Center.
RIPON – Kevin Tate and his crew of more than two-dozen workers started piecing together what would become the Ripon Almond Blossom Carnival on early Tuesday morning.
At first Kia was a company known for its world-class warranty and its fleet of affordable and reliable vehicles.
One of the cornerstones of Republican Congressional candidate Jeff Takada's campaign is accountability to his constituents.
RIPON – After sprinting out of the gate to an early 10-point lead, the Ripon Christian Knights started putting all of the pieces together in their Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoff opener Wednesday against visiting Stone Ridge Christian (12-10) of Merced.
RIPON – The reign of current Miss Ripon Camila Sweaney will come to an end Thursday.
When spiritual advisor Christina Adams told me that my lifeline didn't run very deep, I figured that I was in for a very long palm reading.
With only 2.6 seconds left on the clock and down by two points, the East Union Lancers found themselves in the unique position of beating the Valley Oak League's best team at Manteca High's sold out Winter Gym.
STOCKTON – You'd be hard pressed to find a man who wouldn't want to pull up to a stop sign in a Shelby Mustang or shiny Corvette.
LATHROP – Mike Torres, Jr. is very selective about who he lets on his Lathrop ranch.
Nate Lewis likes to think of himself as a funny man.
RIPON - Ripon Christian had the right guy at the right spot with the game still on the line with 3 seconds left against host Ripon.
Steve Davis is no stranger to the lanes at the Manteca Bowl and Family Fun Center.
To say that bowling came natural to Rick Bates would be an understatement.
RIPON – The torrential downpours that came with the last storm systems that passed over the South County made the track at Ripon High School unusable.
LATHROP – When Rosalinda Valencia called for Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal to step down from his position at a meeting last month it drew a collective exasperated breath from the crowd.
The violent and deadly shootout following a North Stockton bank robbery last week drew hundreds of police officers from throughout San Joaquin County.
Jon Walkup is at it again.
Can you really taste the difference between bottled water and tap water?
Jonathan Costa knew that he didn't want to see Frank's Antennas get slapped with an Americans with Disabilities non-compliance lawsuit.
Lightning didn't strike David Fitzgerald dead on Wednesday night.
LATHROP – Politics can get nasty in Lathrop.
Just their presence alone has prompted a subsequent counter-gathering by those on the other side of the fence.
Natasha Marie Archuleta apparently picked the wrong convenience store to not pay at.
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LATHROP – Last year Lathrop collected $350,000 in hotel taxes.
It's been 14 years since the United States drought monitor went into effect.
LATHROP – There hasn't been a dam failure in Northern California for almost half a century.
He's been on one of the most beloved American comedy series' of all time.
Several dozen cars stopped.