Three days of South County Christmas activities start off today with the wildest event of them all - the 27th annual Costa's Wild Game Feed & Holiday Benefit Party.
It isn't uncommon for Randy Pearsall to hit as many as 24 different craft shows and boutiques throughout the West in a given year.
A little rain – strike that – a lot of rain didn't dampen the Christmas spirit for Manteca's 38th annual twilight holiday parade.
Mike Anderson, fleet manager of Manteca Auto Plaza, will have one more bittersweet moment today in Sacramento.
Christmas carols – complete with a three-piece musical group – are part of Thursday's monthly program at the Manteca Museum, 600 W. Yosemite Ave.
The Day of Infamy was not forgotten at Prestige Senior Living.
RIPON – The Mistlin Sports Park plan received the green light on Tuesday.
Manteca's million dollar look - actually more like $3.7 million look - is moving forward.
By the time the sun sets on Friday, Jim and Jesse Costa are going to be two of the most tired guys in town.
McKinley Avenue - the namesake of a narrow road that has seen its better days - is the boulevard to Manteca's future.
LATHROP – A new mayor for the City of Lathrop will be sworn in tonight at City Hall.
You'll be able to take Atherton Drive from where it intersects with Woodward Avenue near Moffat Boulevard to The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley by this time next year.
More than two square acres – proposed for development aimed at generating a combined 15,000 jobs and housing for 10,800 people – could get the key approval Friday for annexation to the City of Manteca.
Foreclosure sales are having a positive impact on water consumption.
LATHROP - Very few can match the numbers that Bennie Gatto has posted in the last 80 years. And he's not even close to stop counting yet even though he just recently retired from two long-running posts within the last two weeks as a member and twice chairman of the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District board of directors, and as a commissioner and former chairman of the Lathrop Planning Commission.
Average response time to Manteca medical emergencies and fire calls were 27 seconds quicker in 2014.
It wasn't the balloons or the leis or the flowers that exemplified why Shasta Elementary students were packed into a sweltering Manteca High School gymnasium Tuesday night.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
An 8-year-old Tracy boy died in a boating accident in the San Joaquin River on Monday in Lathrop.
Prosecution of quality of life crimes ranging from graffiti to residential burglaries are being targeted now that funding is being restored to the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.
Ericka Anaya, Arianna DeBarros, Gavriela Garcia and Sylvia Rocha reflected on the past nine years at Sequoia Elementary School.
It's beginning to look a lot like summer.
I have postponed writing this column for about a week because there are those who will skew its intent as unpatriotic and ungrateful. Trust me, it is neither.
The second largest single solar installation operated by a South County government agency could start reducing wastewater treatment power costs for Manteca ratepayers by 2016.
The ruffling of an America flag was the only other audible sound Monday as Bill Jones firmly and deliberately read the names of the fallen.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca broke ground Friday for a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center that promises to "change the face of care" for the Manteca-Ripon-Lathrop community.
On Thursday Charleen Carroll, the sister of Brock Elliott, stood just feet away from where her brother's name was etched into a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – Panel 20E, Line 114 – and read a letter that he wrote to her father just before his death.
"I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic . . . and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office that I am about to enter, so help me God."
A Saturday night DUI check point in Ripon was unusually busy for officers according to Police Sgt. Steve Meece – mostly with drivers with suspended licenses or others who were driving without a license in their possession.