By GLENN KAHL
Karen Wells – a leading motivational speaking – will discuss how to recession proof your business and take it from invisible to powerful during the first quarterly Women's Connection luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
Best Buy is opening Feb. 27.
An early Friday morning fire caused $130,000 in damages to a Central Manteca home.
RIPON - The Ripon Chamber of Commerce presents the 47th Annual Blossom Festival on February 27, 28 and March 1 at the Mistlin Sports Park 1202 E. River Road.
The San Joaquin County Superior Court is seeking applicants to serve on the 2009-2010 San Joaquin County Civil Grand Jury.
There are more than 2,000 reasons to support the Symphony Comes to Manteca Committee today compared to just 175 – about 275 at the most – in previous years.
If you plan to go to the Department of Motor Vehicles office today in Manteca, or in any other city or town, you won't be able to get in. DMV offices are closed today, and every first and third Friday of the month from then on until June of next year.
ESCALON – Casey Lynn Bauer appears every bit a normal toddler.
• HISTORY ERROR: In Monday's front page story on the history of the Manteca Fire Department, it was incorrectly stated that the Palace of Amusement was located "directly across from where Kelley Brothers Brewing Co. is located today." That was another location that showed movies. The Palace of Amusement was located approximately where a parking lot is now located on the south side of Accent Carpets in the 100 block of North Main Street (called Hogan Road in the early days). All sorts of meetings were held there, as well as boxing matches, stage shows and dances. Its last use ...
What started out as just a gag for Jon Walkup and a few of his buddies has turned into the real deal.
BEAR VALLEY - Today and Friday the southwesterly system is expected to bring up to a foot of new snow to Bear Valley. Sunshine is expected to follow, which will make for prime skiing and boarding conditions and relaxing conditions at Bear Beach atop Kuma chair.
A new retail concept billed by both partners as a "match made in heaven" may turn the Highway 120 Bypass into the epicenter of entertainment/destination shopping in Northern California.
A group of 25 to 50 people from Crossroads Grace Community Church in Manteca on Saturday, Feb. 14, will be heading out for the second time this winter to glean citrus from trees at local farms and residences where they will then deliver them to shelters and feeding programs nearby.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.
Amazon's 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center off of Chrissman Road in rural Tracy was a feather in the cap for the South County when the company began distribution operations last fall.
The Manteca Pregnancy Help Center is marking three high-water marks this year.
Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.
The 29th annual Our Lady of Fatima celebration at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon will be held Friday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Aug. 31. The public is invited.
Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.
Many older schools in Manteca Unified are showing their age. That is evidenced in the number of repairs and upgrades that they need, as shown in a draft project list that was prepared and presented to the Board of Trustees at the beginning of the year.
Boy Scout merit badges are about learning skills to help frame a positive life in whatever profession they choose.
NAPA (AP) - The strongest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California's wine country.
Last month, the City of Ripon saved 8.7 percent in total water consumption based a numbers from a year ago.
LATHROP – It didn't matter to Darwinder Dhoot that 77 percent of those that voted in November of 2012 wanted it.
The Napa Valley area is under a state of emergency following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck between Napa and American Canyon at 3:20 a.m. today. This was the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, almost 25 years ago.
There are busy seasons.
The Color the Skies hot air balloon extravaganza coming next weekend to Ripon is made possible by teamwork with volunteers from churches, schools and the community at large.
Manteca popped up on McWhinney Development's radar for a Great Wolf Resort for the same reason that attracted Bass Pro Shops: Manteca's location at the epicenter of a demographically rich market.