Lisa Barber had so much fun when she was a Girl Scout she knew that she couldn't let her daughter pass up the opportunity.
LATHROP - The Lathrop Spartans were hoping to get their first varsity football season with seniors off on a positive note.
The Manteca Idol finalists now have to be ready to show what they have for the judges each and every week.
STOCKTON – The fact that Weston Ranch only had three golfers didn't stop the four-time reigning Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV champions from posting some low numbers in their first outing of their year.
Cheyenne Hickey had her butterflies when she first went up on stage during week one of Manteca Idol to try her hand at performing solo in front of a crowd.
Tom Wilson is taking his love for the library to the streets. Literally.
MODESTO – They say strike when the iron is hot.
After suffering a crushing defeat at the hands of Summerville in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Division IV playoffs last season, Ripon High is poised to bounce back in a big way.
A change of scenery might be exactly what the Ripon Christian football team needs to drive towards a winning season.
A former Sierra High School sports standout is making a big splash on the silver screen.
The Manteca Buffaloes are again going to be one of the teams to beat in the Valley Oak League.
Janet Powell McKee hopes that her new book – entitled "Counseling Letters to God: A Psychological Paraphrase of Psalms" – will help make a difference in the lives of those who read it.
STOCKTON – Just because you're looking for an almost new car doesn't mean you have to break the bank to get it.
The 2010 Manteca Idol season is officially underway.
Ray Simons looked over his blue 1927 Ford sedan with a smile as a couple passing by asked him about the car.
A Manteca oncologist has agreed to pay the federal government $550,000 after an investigation concluded that he fraudulently billed public insurers for cancer treatment drugs that weren't approved for use in the United States and then dispensed them to his patients.
It's a harsh $168 million reality.
LATHROP – Over the course of the last six months the Lathrop City Council has approved spending just over $191,000 for a restroom at River Park South, the demolition and reconstruction of the 7th Street Skate Park, study space at City Hall and solar lighting at Woodfield Park.
Gordon Kennedy trudges between rooms of his music lesson studio lackadaisically.
Dale Fritchen – a former two-term Manteca Unified trustee – believes that the school board has violated the Brown Act in at least three instances.
Don't expect to find that complimentary glass of water on your table the next time you sit down at a restaurant.
Four winters. Four consecutive years of drought.
If the murder case won't be enough to potentially keep Richard Howard Watkins behind bars for life, the other charges very likely will.
Last week a 27-year-old Manteca man was discovered dead in a county jail cell after Manteca Police officers arrested him earlier that night for public intoxication outside of a 7-Eleven convenience store.
Ashley Drain has absolutely no problem with the Manteca Unified "Going Digital" initiative.
Kevin Tate uses no carnival barkers.
It's a quote that has been attributed to many great thinkers across history, most recently Winston Churchill.
The lawsuits have started.
It didn't take long for Lathrop's founders to realize that development needs to pay its own way.
Dave Phippen is more than just a simple almond farmer.