LATHROP - Everything appeared to be going well for the first-year varsity Lathrop Spartans Tuesday night as they battled intra-district rival Weston Ranch.
Albert Carrasco had a lot to look forward to after packing up all of his worldly belongings and sending them to Hawaii – the tropical paradise that he would soon call home and the place he would welcome the newest extension to his growing family.
RIPON – It's only a matter of time before the Almond Queen hopefuls get to show their stuff on the runway.
RIPON – The Ripon Community Athletic Fund might find itself a whole lot richer in the coming month.
RIPON – The six Ripon Almond Blossom Queen hopefuls have officially hit the ground running.
LODI – One of the six congressional hopefuls vying for the seat of two-term Democratic Representative Jerry McNerney in California's 11th District is asking California Attorney General Jerry Brown to examine the possibility of a civil rights violation involving the campaign.
The Manteca Buffaloes weren't sweating the fact that they were playing from behind for most of the first half Wednesday night.
RIPON – Chantyl Vasquez is hoping that making a run for Miss Almond Blossom will help her build valuable life skills.
RIPON – Karena Stephens admits that she didn't know as much as she would have liked about the businesses in the place that she now calls home.
RIPON – Annaliese Ippolito always admired the young women who were selected to represent Ripon as they made their way down Main Street in the annual Almond Blossom parade.
The six candidates hoping to unseat two-time Democratic incumbent Jerry McNerney from his 11th congressional seat made their case to Manteca's Republican voters.
RIPON – As a lifelong Ripon resident, Megan Kuhn has nothing but fond memories of growing up around the Almond Blossom Festival.
Elizabeth Emken is no stranger to the political arena.
Brad Goehring got to see first-hand the inner workings of representative government and how it can benefit the small business owner.
The challenge was daunting for the Sierra girls varsity basketball team having to take on the defending three-time Valley Oak League champion on East Union's home court in the third conference game of the week.
The picture was familiar to anybody who had followed the local news within the last week – the bullet-ridden Ford Explorer used in the failed getaway attempt by the Bank of the West robbers that ended with three people dead in North Stockton.
The West Nile Virus is more prevalent in San Joaquin County now than it was at this time last year.
The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department is searching for any information the public may have about a drive-by shooting late Wednesday in Raymus Village.
LATHROP – Dalwinder Dhoot can't dispute the fact that Lathrop voters overwhelmingly supported a one-cent sales tax increase in 2012 – to the tune of more than 77 percent.
LATHROP – All that Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal wanted to do was bring some family entertainment to town.
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.
By JASON CAMPBELL