Mike Mallory knows all too well that hunger never takes a holiday.
SALIDA - Ripon High's boys basketball team drew first blood Monday in its first game of the Modesto Christian Holiday Hoops Classic, of the premier tournaments in Northern California, against Burbank of Southern California.
RIPON – While the project itself is still in the conceptual phase, Ripon Community Athletic Foundation Design Coordinator Keith Anderson is lobbying hard for the installation of artificial surfaces for both the turf and the track at Ripon High's Stouffer Field.
Marco Martinez couldn't have looked happier as he climbed into his seat at Phil Waterford's Manteca Ford Mercury Friday morning with his new Hot Wheels set in his hand.
It's looked a lot like Christmas in Mike Morowit's Miner Mart liquors since November.
Chuck Crutchfield knows that the current state of the economy is hamstringing families, and that the arrival of the Christmas season is only putting additional strain on cash-strapped parents.
Phil Waterford wants to make sure that the less fortunate have something to smile about for Christmas.
LATHROP – Omar Ornelas is now the youngest person to ever sit on the Lathrop City Council.
LATHROP - The Lathrop-Manteca Firefighters Association is doing their part to make sure that families in need of assistance still get the chance to sit down and break bread on Christmas Day.
It might have taken the Sierra Timberwolves a little time to make sure everything was firing on all cylinders Saturday night in their non-league contest against the Beyer.
Despite holding an 8-point lead heading into the fourth quarter the Ripon Indians simply couldn't hold off a late charge by the Bret Harte Bullfrogs in the championship round of the 2010 Ripon Winter Classic.
Harry Mok wants to alert kids to how much of an impact recycling can actually make.
RIPON - It didn't even matter Friday night that Ripon Christian head coach Ron Vander Molen still hasn't decided what his regular lineup will be.
Hoping to catch the true embodiment of the holiday spirit in person?
LATHROP – Not every child filling out a Christmas list this year is asking for the latest electronics and the most popular toys.
The City of Lathrop has money.
On an agenda the item seemed pretty routine.
Lew Templeton turns the nozzle on his faucet in the front yard of his house and grabs the spray handle.
Politicians – or elected officials as they like to call themselves – tend to grow thicker skin as time goes on.
Last year 130 people were arrested for driving under the influence in Lathrop.
San Joaquin County health officials are urging residents to take precautions after a bat found in a residential home tested positive for the rabies virus.
The Manteca Dolphins have welcomed back a few familiar faces.
You have $80,924 and can do with it practically anything you wish.
There wasn't much that six-year Manteca Youth Focus veteran Liana Bassett didn't know when it came to the scholarship competition.
Andy Wright dropped the tailgate on his 1970 Chevy Silverado and leapt up.
The family of a Lathrop man believed to be jailed in India are turning to the State Department for help in determining why the American citizen was imprisoned and why he hasn't been able to contact his family back in the United States for help.
For the first time since it was formed in 1909 the South San Joaquin Irrigation District will restrict the irrigation water it delivers to customers to 36 inches per acre for a mandatory 16 percent reduction.
It was a beautiful Saturday morning and my wife and I were going to be heading to San Francisco with her aunt and uncle to enjoy the sights and sounds of the city.
SACRAMENTO - What a difference a decade and a half makes.
By JASON CAMPBELL