Salt could do to your monthly sewer bill what ammonia did – raise it considerably.
Manteca's unemployment picture – as well as that of every other community in San Joaquin County – bucked the statewide trend in August as more people went back to work.
Tri-tip, barbecued turkey, spaghetti, French bread, salad and marinated tomato slices are all on the menu at the 17th annual Old-Fashioned Barbecue Social on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 2 to 5 p.m.
LATHROP - If you have been to a community event in Lathrop during the past 12 months, it is a very good chance that you have met Ana Pacheco and Omar Ornelas.
Nobody is going to have an opportunity to dunk a man of the cloth in a big tank of water.
It isn't uncommon for Parminder Singh to throw out a hello to a customer that saunters through the doors of his family's Discount Market.
RIPON - The rescue of two lost and cold rafters on the Stanislaus River was credited to the Ripon Police Department's powered parachute – "Air One."
Now that the Manteca Idol judges have decided to come up with weekly themes for the contestants, the true talent of those who remain in the competition is about to shine through.
The MRPS held its annual membership dinner on Thursday.
For the past four years, the Pumpkin Run has served as a major fundraiser for the Manteca Unified Student Trust.
The Moms Club of Manteca North will be holding a Park Day at Northgate Park on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m.
LATHROP – The Sierra Composite Squadron, local unit of the Civil Air Patrol, is hosting an open house Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sharpe Depot on Roth Road in Lathrop.
Wanted: Tractors to be displayed at Ripon's downtown Main Street.
LATHROP - San Francisco International Airport has them. The Stockton Metro Airport doesn't. However, Dell'Osso Farms will soon have one.
It is going to cost nearly $150 million for levee upgrades to protect Manteca, Lathrop, Weston Ranch, and parts of rural south Manteca from a 200-year flood.
It's now the $310 million question.
Jim Anderson - a popular home-grown rock singer that pays tribute to Elvis Presley's early years - is performing on the Main Stage of the 30th annual Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair this weekend in downtown Manteca.
The Moving Wall - an 80 percent replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., - is returning to Manteca a little more than 20 years after its first appearance.
Editor's note: This is an abbreviated version of a column about the Manteca High Vietnam Moving Wall ceremonies that former Manteca High student and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis appeared at that was published in March of 1993.
Good luck getting California's diverse special interest groups to agree on anything.
Educator Shane Smith is on the ballot for the Nov. 4 vote for Ripon City Council election even though he says he has been talked out of running because he is relatively new to the community.
The Home Energy Opportunity (HERO) program is considered as one of the fastest growing energy efficiency financing solution in the country.
You can tell a lot about a city by its garbage.
"Fight Hunger, Spark Change" is the theme of the current online voting contest that could give the San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties Food Bank in Manteca a $60,000 prize courtesy of Walmart.
Manteca is rallying to help 19-year-old Jose Maltez.
It rained 0.51 inches in Manteca on Thursday.
With the weather back to a warm 79 degrees today following Thursday's showers that brought 0.51 inches of rain, the almond harvest goes back into full swing with some farmers busy spreading the soaked nuts in windrows on the ground to speed up the drying process.
STOCKTON – Being linked to school board hopefuls with serious ethical questions might not be the worst thing for Sam Fant.
Most of the Ripon High sophomores have cleared one major hurdle towards graduation.