RIPON – Taylor Ray always wanted to be a part of the Ripon Almond Blossom Queen Court.
RIPON – Samantha Conway has always looked up to the Almond Blossom Festival queens.
ESCALON – When the Ripon Indians trotted into the locker room at halftime with a one-point lead, their matchup with Escalon looked every bit the barnburner most people expected it to be.
RIPON – Lina Alahri remembers when she would sneak over to the Almond Blossom parade route as a kid and watch wide-eyed as what seemed like the world's longest parade passed by.
Mike James is calling it quits as the head varsity football coach of the East Union High Lancers.
Rick Atwell knew Bob Lange – known around Ripon and Manteca as "Hob Nob Bob" – for most of his life.
Tony White didn't care one bit about having to work the day after Christmas.
RIPON – Shelby Pettus knows that she isn't the most popular girl at Ripon High School.
Things weren't looking good for East Union during the third quarter of its contest against intracity rival Sierra Thursday night.
Victor Fiore isn't sure what's going to happen with his business.
LATHROP – Developers in North Lathrop are going to have to dig a little deeper when it comes to covering the cost of municipal services that their projects impact.
RIPON - The fact that Ripon High's boys basketball was in the double-bonus before halftime is a pretty good sign that the Indians were aggressive on the court.
LATHROP – It might not be the full $3.8 million revitalization that the city had initially planned, but the intersection of Louise Avenue and Interstate 5 will still get a facelift.
Just seven years after California voters ushered a man more famous for his movie roles than his politics into the governor's office, they're replacing him with a man who left the post more than 27 years ago.
If offense wins games, Sierra High proved Thursday afternoon that defense can win championships.
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.
River Islands, when it is fully completed, will be a massive achievement in expert planning.
The Bureau of Reclamation expects an increase in the amount of water flowing down the Stanislaus River starting today.
LATHROP – The last slide of Jeff Shields' PowerPoint presentation said as much as the 10 slides ahead of it.
In January the City of Lathrop produced 17 million less gallons of water per day for residential usage than it did the previous year.
A Manteca custom bike builder is offering a $5,000 no-questions-asked reward for the safe return of a one-of-a-kind custom motorcycle that was stolen Thursday afternoon from a RV Storage facility on Austin Road.
She sat on the curb in front of her small motel room on Moffat Boulevard Wednesday afternoon as she waited for hot water for the first time in more than a week.
It's easy to take a sports story, give it the Disney treatment and get an entire theater full of people clapping at the end.
The notices that hung on the doors of the Inn by the Station – spelled out over a Manteca Police Department badge – told the residents that they could no longer inhabit the places that they had called home.
It costs a lot of money to make a run for Lathrop mayor.