It's more than just an acorn.
RIPON - It's a perfect fit as superintendent of Ripon Christian Schools, according to the man who stepped into that leadership role at the start of the semester.
Christmas memories flavor our yuletide seasons for years to come. It was my hope to touch on the happier side of life no matter how simple it might have been at the time. The fact that some things of a positive nature can stay with us and be passed on to our children and often from generation to generation is a gift in itself.
A Manteca family lost everything in a Thursday morning apartment fire and is in need of assistance from the community with clothing and furniture.
It was a taste of Americana at an early morning Yule get-together of "real friends" who work together, like each other, and perform as a team despite the stress and public pressures they face on a daily basis.
Burglars in Manteca were apparently focused on parked vehicles throughout the weekend breaking into more than a dozen cars and trucks for the valuables they could see through the windows.
Manteca's Noe Marin is spreading the message and the spirit of Christmas through his new album, "The Gift of Christmas," presenting his artistry on both the clarinet and saxophone.
Prayer – when all else fails – brings hope and love into life's equation resulting in what has often been seen as being miraculous interventions in what was believed to be inevitable.
It was a blast that could be heard some three miles away that tore apart an old Volkswagen Jetta Thursday morning proving the deadly potential of an explosive device found in a recent felony probation search in Manteca
Jessee Refugio Tellez, 50, was found guilty of first degree murder by a San Joaquin County Superior Court jury Wednesday for the knifing death of his 35-year-old wife Tevanie Deanne Tellez some 18 months ago in Manteca.
Manteca Police are increasing neighborhood patrols this week hoping to discourage a further rise in daytime home burglaries during the current holiday season.
Robert Schulz's 32 years of service on the South San Joaquin Irrigation District board ended on Tuesday.
Christmas giving for the sake of children is prompting Manteca community members to step forward this holiday season.
Manteca Realtor David Greeley got a send off to his new home in Oregon last week by his peers at Coldwell Banker Real Estate and by the couple that made his first sale possible.
Once again the Manteca Police Officers Association has stepped up to the plate making sure some 80 children have presents for Christmas.
It was a nightmarish scene
A water conservation coordinator is being sought by the City of Ripon to keep an eye on water use in the community.
A two-year-old child with only diapers on was seen walking near a Black Lab Monday noon in the middle of Alameda Street causing motorists to pull to the side of the road for the child.
Suicide by train has occurred all too often in Manteca.
Manteca jeweler Patty Reece and a number of her orchids are part of the Orchid Fest 2015 Orchid Show and Sale this weekend at the Sherwood Mall in Stockton that's being hosted by the San Joaquin Orchid Society.
Gunmen robbed two convenience stores of cash within a block of each other on East Yosemite Avenue near Powers Avenue four hours apart on Tuesday – one about 7 p.m. and the other at 11 p.m.
Two heroic motorists put their lives on the line for two strangers when they came upon a burning pickup truck Tuesday afternoon in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 just south of French Camp Road.
The downtown Sycamore Arms is the second time Manteca's Jack Iezaru has been put in charge of a receivership situation in Manteca where he has been contracted to oversee the process before a facility is allowed to be resold following litigation.
A downtown Manteca rooming house was cleared of its 16 residents on Monday morning.
The personal touch is the prescription for pharmacist Cheryl Striplin when it comes to having a successful business.
One of three teenagers on their skateboards was hit by a 2005 southbound Dodge CRT as he was crossing the roadway within a crosswalk Sunday afternoon, just north of the Union Pacific Railroad crossing on South Main Street at Moffat Boulevard.
Two women passengers burned to death Monday night when their Ford sedan – stopped on Interstate 5 - was rear ended by a semi-truck traveling in the outside lane near Roth Road.
A motorcyclist was reportedly popping wheelies on busy West Yosemite Avenue near the Manteca Marketplace shopping center before slamming into the passenger side of a Dodge Caravan early Monday evening.
Manteca Police and inspectors from the Alcoholic Beverage Control inspected more than 10 retail establishments last week within the community.
Freight train traffic through Manteca has taken another life.