RIPON – For Kevin Tate, rolling into Ripon on Tuesday was a homecoming of sorts.
RIPON - In the end, it didn't matter that the Ripon Christian girls basketball team nearly surrendered a 20-point lead and virtually invited the visiting Victory Christian Vikings into a game they were never in.
Mike Gibbons grips his steering wheel tightly every morning as he makes his final turn and heads into the homestretch on his way to work.
Nutrition naturally would be necessary for a group of more than a hundred runners planning to cover just over 3.1 miles.
Ernesto Farias had taken his wife to San Luis Obispo for their anniversary when he noticed a familiar sight.
RIPON - Thursday might have been senior night for the Ripon High girls basketball team, but it was a sophomore guard who came in off the bench and made the biggest impact in the Indians' last Trans Valley League game.
LATHROP – The decision on whether to install lighting under two freeway overcrossings used extensively by students will have to wait until at least April.
Oral Nunis was quick to throw his hand up when Manteca firefighter Sterrie Mcleod asked for a volunteer.
It's hit or miss for members of the California Ghost Hunters when they set up shop at Round Table Pizza on Daniels Street in Manteca waiting for drop-ins to tell their tales of haunted homes.
Tim Helbling and his funky style will be on display today when he plays the Stama Winery at Vino de Piazza in Lockeford.
LATHROP – While it will take a month before the Lathrop City Council gets back its report on truck owner/operators and their feeling about designated truck parking spaces in the community, one of the busiest truck routes in town will soon have new parking and stopping laws.
RIPON – Five-year-old Veronica Trujillo drew a rousing round of applause when she made her first stop on the runway Thursday night at the Ripon Soroptimist's annual Almond Blossom fashion show.
LATHROP – The Second Harvest Food Bank is getting $2,800 from the City of Lathrop to help feed the people who need it the most in the South County.
When you get the chance to put all of your sophomores onto the floor at the same time in a varsity game, it usually says something about how the game is going.
While a lot of people would have been upset having lost by such a large margin, Lathrop High coach Ed Fang was actually pleased with the performance of his girls on the road at Manteca Tuesday night.
Jeff Wynn knew that he and his fellow Sierra bandmates needed something other than what they had for recording music.
Lorie Estrada knows a thing or two about style.
Could Lathrop Police officers soon be wearing body cameras?
Could two Manteca Unified School District board members that authorities believe committed perjury and a host of other crimes including voter fraud and then took an oath to uphold the Constitution of California actually be headed to jail?
"Sitting on the beam of the trestle, just watching the striped bass roll on in" – Not Otis Redding
The City of Ripon has no way of knowing how much water is actually being used by the interactive water feature at Mistlin Park, or by the pair of water fountains that grace the city's entrance on the east side of Highway 99.
The City of Lathrop has been sitting on $640,000 in state funds for a sidewalk along the pedestrian heavy Fifth Street for almost a year.
Roughly 80 percent of Lathrop's water comes from the ground.
LATHROP – "What does a guy like me have to do in order to be able to get a girl like that?"
After two months of detention in Punjabi prison a Lathrop resident and United States citizen might finally be getting the State Department intervention – or at least interest – that his family has been begging for.
The drought may mean two South County water play features designed to keep kids cool and happy will stay dry for the duration
Katie Williston usually this time of the year pulls down her sleeping bags and her outdoor gear in order to make sure that everything survived the winter – falling not to temperatures but to varmints – as she gears up for another beautiful Northern California spring.
It was a 2011 Crown Victoria with 91,000 miles.
They're silent, they're agile, and they're fast.
It's kind of the ultimate irony – the need for a municipality to do everything it can to meet a bureaucratic deadline dealing with a 200-year-flood when California is in the middle of what could very easily become its worst drought on record.