RIPON - "Captain Ron" would have been proud to witness the parade of fire trucks snaking their way down Wilma Avenue in Ripon Saturday morning representing five fire departments on their way to his memorial service.
High tech cameras and the old-fashioned concept of neighbors looking out for each other is how Manteca Police are planning to step up efforts to make city parks even safer despite the department being 14 positions short due to the budget crisis.
Nineteen year old Eric Medina has big plans for the summer. He is leaving his family, friends and all that is familiar for the first time and heading oversees on a two-week mission trip to Tanzania, Africa. Whether he is serving in his church (Sequoia Baptist Church) during Vacation Bible School, dinner theater, youth band or the annual Christmas living nativity or simply helping out in the community, Eric has always had a deep desire ...
It was shortly after Keri Tapia's mother passed away that she really started to pay attention to fitness.
Manteca's murals now grace the pages of a new 186-page art book targeted for release in June.
The pace of residential building tripled during April in Manteca with developers starting 37 new single homes.
Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau. Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club. Manteca Chamber of Commerce. Sunrise Kiwanis. Those are just four of the high-profile community non-profits that Steve DeBrum has not only been an active member doing "grunt work" but also has served as president. Those are some of the reasons why the two-term Manteca City Councilman is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2009 on Saturday, May ...
The Sunrise Kiwanis conducted their annual free kids fishing derby Saturday at the Longs Drug Store parking lot on North Main Street.
Crivello Estates - a planned semi-custom neighborhood of 65 homes in East Manteca - is being designed to avoid Vasconcellos Avenue from being turned into a thoroughfare.
Nestles' Coffee plant is gone from the Ripon landscape – but it's not forgotten as being a big part of the city's industrial base.
The annual Boys & Girls Club golf tournament Friday at the Manteca Golf Course raised funds to help provide a positive place for 1,500 youth in Manteca and Lathrop.
RIPON – When the San Joaquin County Public Health Agencies held a meeting more than two years ago to talk about how to prevent a flu pandemic, Ripon Police Chief Richard Bull and Sergeant Don Luthey paid attention.
The 43rd annual Manteca Community Prayer Breakfast was conducted Thursday at the Manteca Senior Center.
The Manteca chapter of the National Association of Letter Carriers holds its 17th National Food Drive this Saturday for the benefit of the needy served through Manteca's St. Vincent de Paul Society.
There are a lot of things that 13-year-old Alex Duarte could have been doing last Saturday. But rather than hitting the basketball court with his friends or playing video games from the comfort of his couch, Duarte was out "painting the town purple" – applying purple ribbons throughout the community to promote awareness for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event that takes place May 16-17. While cancer has always been something that Duarte ...
Two separate car crashes on Friday claimed the lives of three people.
Nearly 100 acres of city-owned wastewater treatment plant land could end up as the premier family entertainment hub for the Northern San Joaquin Valley while tapping into the Bay Area market as well.
On Friday 05/17/2013 at about 0243 Hrs, the Manteca Police Department responded to the 300 blk of S. Airport Wy regarding a solo rollover vehicle collision. Several officers arrived on scene and found two adult males trapped inside a two door burgundy Scion. The vehicle had major damage and was positioned near a mobile home on the east side of Airport Wy.
Carlon Perry leans forward onto his forearms, peering over the top of reading glasses.
LATHROP - Pat Mitchell, watched intently as the first two 11 ton bridge sections were lowered into place Thursday morning to connect the production lines of California Natural Products with his six story Power Automation Systems (PAS) storage facility on the east side of McKinley Avenue.
Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop could become more than just neighboring communities at least when it comes to wastewater.
LATHROP – Joyce Gatto has many fond memories of Vera Walquist for a number of reasons.
Nikki Freitas pinned down quivering lips as she surveyed the newest panel in the Welcome Home Heroes series.
LATHROP - It's been a few years since the City of Lathrop financed its way into an additional allotment from the South San Joaquin Irrigation District's surface water treatment plant.
A handful of kids are going to get a chance to think out of the box when it comes to perceptions about the homeless.
Federal authorities are intentionally flooding low land along the Stanislaus River in a test to see whether it will help increase the chances of salmon fingerlings making it to the Delta.
Your federal tax dollars funneled through the City of Manteca are paying Charlie Halyer $178.08 an hour and his fellow worker $144.88 an hour. The two are resident engineers. But they aren't being paid that rate to make sure a freeway bridge is built safely. Instead the Caltrop employees are being paid to make sure trees and shrubs planted along the 120 Bypass corridor and part of Highway 99 get enough water. "It's ridiculous," said ...
Efren Juarez had a good thing going with his business that hosted poster tournaments for non-profit organizations.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District had $44.1 million in unrestricted cash and investments at the end of 2012.
LATHROP – Bicycle safety is no laughing matter.