Robyn Glover knew that when she auditioned for the Manteca Idol competition that she'd get a chance to perform and meet people from all walks of life.
RIPON – Things started out relatively slow on Wednesday when intra-city rivals Ripon and Ripon Christian battled at Mistlin Park in a Trans Valley League matchup.
Dan Rohovit didn't seem the least bit nervous as he stepped up to the microphone for the first ever Manteca Unified Honor Choir performance that included representatives from all five of the district's high schools.
RIPON – The rising cost of health care doesn't mean that you have to go without the periodic checks that produce the early warning signs of more serious problems.
Video might have killed the radio star.
MODESTO – The Lathrop Spartans found themselves in an unusual position late in the fourth quarter on Friday night at Big Valley Christian.
From the ability to haul or tow anything you want to the rugged freedom of tackling the great outdoors, the pickup truck will always have its faithful followers.
It was almost two decades after Pat Benetar recorded "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" that 11-year-old Danielle Osoteo was born.
For almost six months all that Paul Alberts ate was confined to a concrete list that he never strayed from.
President Obama thinks that keeping kids in their seats might just be the education reform this country needs.
Jordan Kron knew he was a little fish in a big pond when he went out for the under-14 Team USA baseball squad last year.
There were only about a dozen people using the Golden West Community Gym when Toni Lundgren opened the doors to the possibility of new programs that the Parks and Recreation Department could offer.
Paul Alberts didn't see any need to turn to the needle when he decided to embark on his bodybuilding career almost a decade ago.
While she's only been competitively dancing as part of Harmony Flores' Dance Stars team for the last three years, 18-year-old Maggie Schreiber was determined that she was going to take her dancing to the next level.
It was like someone flipped a switch on the Sierra High football team at halftime.
Les Thomas is patriotic.
One of the two suspected Hells Angels motorcycle club members believed to be responsible for the murder of 26-year-old Daniel Martinez of Lathrop in August of 2011 will be in court today.
LATHROP – Only one of the three incumbents has taken the first step towards securing his seat for the next four years.
It's been more than four months since vagrants crawling through a dumpster behind a Manteca dental office discovered the body of 22-year-old Kelly Marelich.
The waiting game continues for Manteca Pastor Rob Cox.
It seems so convenient.
Phil Waterford loves Manteca's patriotic backbone.
A 47-year-old man awaiting trial on vehicle theft charges was captured by San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies on the 900 block of South Airport Road Sunday morning after fleeing from the county honor farm.
According to a Manteca Police Department investigation, the 58-year-old man arrested last week on a host of felony child sexual assault charges used threats of violence to manipulate his two juvenile victims.
TRACY – The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man that they believe murdered a man over the weekend and left his body in a South County field.
Dennis Bitters would rather not see you.
They come in waves.
Everything comes in cycles for Karla Fredricks.
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.