The wave of Americans with Disability Act lawsuits that plagued Manteca and Ripon businesses over the course of the last year could be stalled if a bill introduced by State Senator Cathleen Galgiani takes effect.
Tina Murphy can't wait until her lease is over.
MODESTO – It's hard to mess up a hamburger.
Frank Saldana knows what it's like to be out on the street.
When Phil and Jema Soria first walked into Jeff Liotard's restaurant he thought that they were spies.
There are two types of cultures that permeate municipal governments.
The man convicted of murdering 51-year-old Michael Lawrence in front of his 8-year-old daughter in June of 2013 is trying to get a new trial.
On paper the lawsuit over whether Lathrop's one-cent sales tax increase was convoluted and inflammatory.
Jessica Doyle spent her New Years Eve waiting. And waiting. And waiting.
Last year the family of 11-year-old Mariah Izzo had to make the most difficult and heartbreaking decision of their lives.
The pounding head.
There are a lot of problems facing San Joaquin County as a whole.
It took more than 50 years before the MRPS Hall got more than an interior upgrade.
Joe Klocek had just spent two months as a comedian-in-residence making audiences in China laugh uncontrollably with his unique and engaging presentation and style.
I'm a bachelor.
Lorie Estrada knows a thing or two about style.
Could Lathrop Police officers soon be wearing body cameras?
Could two Manteca Unified School District board members that authorities believe committed perjury and a host of other crimes including voter fraud and then took an oath to uphold the Constitution of California actually be headed to jail?
"Sitting on the beam of the trestle, just watching the striped bass roll on in" – Not Otis Redding
The City of Ripon has no way of knowing how much water is actually being used by the interactive water feature at Mistlin Park, or by the pair of water fountains that grace the city's entrance on the east side of Highway 99.
The City of Lathrop has been sitting on $640,000 in state funds for a sidewalk along the pedestrian heavy Fifth Street for almost a year.
Roughly 80 percent of Lathrop's water comes from the ground.
LATHROP – "What does a guy like me have to do in order to be able to get a girl like that?"
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.