LATHROP – Opening any day now is a new and more inter-active web site for the City of Lathrop.
You can own a one-of-a-kind quilt and help feed the hungry at the same time this holiday season.
Two years ago, Christine Acosta had every intention of making the concert and blanket drive for the HOPE Family Shelters an annual event.
Manteca is about to make its mark on the agricultural world.
A bold move by farmers to form the South San Joaquin Irrigation District 101 years ago literally changed the economic fortunes of Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
A rating from the Insurance Services Office (ISO) - a New Jersey-based firm that collects data and analyzes statistics - has a big influence on how much you pay for fire insurance.
Who needs fall in New England when you have Caswell State Park within a short - and colorful - 10 minute drive away?
LATHROP – If you're feeling generous on Saturday, Dec. 4, stop by the parking lot of Save Mart on Harlan Road in Lathrop.
The Manteca Boy and Cub Scouts are taking a stand against hunger.
Jerry Walker knows all too well how a bad economy can affect one's livelihood.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District's future headquarters could be both an easy-to-find location but hard to spot.
When Manteca artist Jill Guimont-Paddack was asked to come up with skateboard designs for Friday night's Skate and Destroy art show and auction to benefit breast cancer research, she jumped at the chance.
A net gain of 200 Manteca residents found jobs in October to push the unemployment rate down to 14.3 percent.
RIPON – The Knights of Columbus of St. Patrick's Church in Ripon has "adopted" 10 families for Christmas.
Judy Sonke is going to enjoy Thanksgiving more than most.
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.