If anyone could be described as a genuinely caring human being, longtime Manteca florist Joseph D. "Joe" Naranjo would get my vote hands down with his infectious smile and charismatic personality.
LATHROP – During a two-week period in the summer late last year, a quiet residential neighborhood at Mossdale Landing in Lathrop was hit by a rash of brazen daytime criminal activities.
It's the biggest fundraiser of the year for Give Every Child a Chance.
"Policing in a new economy" is all about strategically getting the most bang out of the buck with fewer officers and resources, Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker told Rotarians at their Thursday noon meeting at Isadore's Restaurant.
A Stockton man convicted of second degree robbery, possession of controlled substances, and using a firearm in commission of a felony wants a Manteca municipal vendor's license so he can operate a hot dog catering van on city streets.
Devon Garcia and Leslie Hernandez earned Youth of the Year honors Thursday for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop.
You could feel the electricity in the air – the divine providence, if you will – in the hallways of Dr. Kent Hufford's medical office in Ripon Thursday morning.
For 40 years Clara Ortiz couldn't find her aunt.
Scenes from Thursday's 2010 Almond Blossom Fashion Show conducted in the Ripon High performing arts building.
The days of Manteca's housing prices mimicking Six Flags at Vallejo's Medusa super roller coaster plunging to earth are over.
Patrick Rabelo thinks he has what it takes to help usher the South San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce into a new era.
Home-bound seniors in Manteca still living independently will benefit from efforts to bring back the RUOK (Are You OK) program.
An anticipated break in storm systems Monday will allow volunteers to place and unfurl 2,400 flags to honor American presidents.
Buying a gift for a patient in Doctors Hospital of Manteca's gift shop underwrites medical scholarships for second-year college students in the community.
TRACY - The baseball gods were not very kind to the Northgate 10-11 All Stars for most of their District 67 championship game against Tracy American on Monday at Monticello School.
It wasn't the Great Stock Market Crash of 1929 that was the defining economic development for Manteca in the 1920s.
Concerns for Pacific Gas & Electric have been with trees and other vegetation damaging or creating barriers to the underground power lines.
Bill Draa will be soon leaving the Ripon Unified School District.
LATHROP – Retirees who would otherwise see a hit to their post-employment medical benefits will now get the opportunity to pay into a fund that can be used to cover the cost of post-retirement insurance.
The North Pointe Specific Plan was finally approved on Tuesday.
The 2015 League of California Cities will have its annual conference and expo at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in the fall.
The Manteca Patriots don't have an official stance on gay marriage.
Storage at New Melones Reservoir has dropped below 400,000 acre feet for the first time since 1991.
The "Spirit of America" World War II mural was dedicated Saturday afternoon before a thrilled crowd of patriotic citizens sitting under four tents at the downtown intersection of Yosemite Avenue and Main Street.
A half dozen Manteca Noon Rotarians stepped up to help the Manteca Noon Kiwanis have a successful pancake breakfast – a tradition for the community for more than 45 years – that served more than 350 guests this year.
A 15-year-old East Union student was shot and killed at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning while visiting friends in a home in the 2100 block of Yosemite Avenue, according to police.
An explosive device was lobbed over a backyard fence west of Sierra High School at 11:15 Friday night where some 60 teens were having a Fourth of July party – injuring six between 15 and 18 years old, according to police.
TRACY - A team from Manteca will win the District 67 Junior All-Star Tournament.
RIPON - A devastating knee injury derailed Jacqui Uecker's senior season at Ripon High, but she remained positive that her ultimate dream of playing volleyball for a four-year university would eventually come to fruition.