RIPON – Melinda Shaw did her best to keep her composure as she maneuvered her way through the vacant Ripon Drug and Gift building on Main Street on Saturday.
LATHROP – Jenica Reagan is already the proud owner of a ewe and a wether sheep.
Editor's note: Below is the text of Jenica Reagan's award-winning speech in the annual Rotary speech contest. She won first place in the first round, held at Lathrop High School, and second place in the area level held in Tracy. She received a prize of $125 for each contest.
A century ago intercity trolley service – electric trains if you will – was all the rage transporting people between Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin Valley destinations such as Stockton, Modesto, Galt, Manteca, Merced, Lodi , and Elk Grove.
Never have so many people been out of work in Manteca since the Great Depression.
Its one thing to go to a high school drama production based on the works of a famous playwright.
RIPON - A girl's dream of attending her senior prom in a beautiful evening gown is a real possibility for more than 1,400 soon-to-be high school graduates this year that might otherwise have to stay home on their special night.
It starts with changing the time of the microwave and the VCR – a tandem that makes the Rubik's Cube look like a maze that goes in one direction.
Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker is going to be on live radio this morning from 9 until 10 a.m.
The next big thing in Manteca to attract visitors could make a big splash.
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes.
Foreclosure filings have dropped 42 percent in San Joaquin in February compared to the same month in 2009.
Mark Cacioppo, spokesman for PHI Air Medical, the largest emergency medical air transport service in the country, told Manteca Rotarians Thursday how they could reserve low cost helicopter use for their families.
Kara Kirby may have a green thumb.
The New Year's flood of 1997 was like no other seen in Northern California since 1906 when flood records started being recorded. A California Department of Water Resources report called it the "largest" flood in the 90-year period prior to that year's flooding.
San Joaquin Cogen might not be getting the water that they need just yet, but they are getting a reduced rate for discharging the water they do have into Lathrop's collection system.
Tamija Seabron looked around the table and smiled.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District's drive to reduce electricity rates 15 percent across the board in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon is on pause until mid-January.
For the past two years, the Ripon Unified school board has enjoyed using the City of Ripon Council Chambers.
James A. Mousalimas, the new San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools, will be sworn in at a public ceremony on Friday, Jan. 9, at 5 p.m.
What happened to Kelly Marelich?
If your garbage is collected on Thursday and Friday normally in Manteca, it won't happen for the next two weeks.
Investigators have determined that the man found dead inside of a major marijuana grow house in West Lathrop Thursday morning was the victim of a homicide.
Any group has "the right" to open a homeless shelter for single men in Manteca as long as they do so in a general commercial zone.
At first glance Jack Snyder's Christmas village is stunningly impressive.
The biggest threat to Manteca and Lathrop: Flood or drought?
Road work on Louise Avenue may take a little longer than expected.
The families at Manteca HOPE Shelter and Raymus Home in Manteca are getting a truck-load delivery of blankets this weekend.
Skaters in Lathrop might have a second place to shred by the time the rainy season wraps up.