RIPON - The message was clear: Washington can keep its stimulus funds as Ripon can manage just fine on its own without help from "bankrupt" Uncle Sam.
RIPON - A total of 50,000 toys will be given away to children at this weekend's Color the Skies of Ripon hot air balloon festival, according to organizer Jessica Coleman.
Sister Ann Venita Britto can add shirt designer among the many things she does on a regular basis.
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Manteca Chamber of Commerce leaders are hoping to secure funding to expand the Flags Over Manetca effort.
The Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon - a Thanksgiving week tradition for 25 years - is taking place two weeks earlier this year.
LATHROP – The housing recovery in Lathrop may not be easily evident to some, but it definitely has been happening in the last few months.
Can a corn dog, burrito or pizza be considered a healthy choice?
Calla is a name that's been associated with Manteca education for the past 109 consecutive years.
It is not every day you meet someone with transparency of character where you feel you can almost feel their emotions and be close enough to touch their soul.
Roughly one out of every 17 homeowners in Manteca received a notice of default in the first three years of the housing crisis.
Budget hardball in Sacramento is just 32 days away from pulling the plug on child care for over 2,000 children from struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.
Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was built 71 years ago.
About 30 consumers of Valley Community Action Program and Services enjoyed a day out on Friday.
Friends of the Manteca Library will circulate petitions at Tuesday's farmers market in Library Park opposing any plans to privatize the county library system.
Monday's nearly inch precipitation on top of last week's two inches of rain from the devastating storm was the death knell for the old towering tree along the alley near the Post Office in downtown Manteca.
Manteca could have a new councilman tonight.
Altamont Corridor Express trains could be stopping in downtown Manteca as well as downtown Ripon within five years if Stanislaus County voters approve their own version of San Joaquin County's half cent Measure K transportation sales tax during the next election cycle.
Manteca Police are playing Santa once again for needy kids as they've done for years.
Once upon a time, the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees met twice a month.
Rains may pound the Central Valley and Bay Area relentlessly but it won't help much if rain and heavy snow doesn't fall in the Sierra.
Six Ripon High School teens and two girls from Ripon Christian High School and a senior from Connecting Waters Charter School make up the court of Almond Blossom Queen candidates for the 2015 edition of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce event.
When it's completed the grade separation on Lathrop Road will cement the thoroughfare's status as the city's transportation core.
For 16 years, Joe Waller uses this time of year to convert his Careers in Law Enforcement class room into a barroom.
Lloyd Haworth insisted.
In her final months, Frances Loureiro may have forgotten the lyrics to her favorite songs, but the beat and rhythm reverberated through her soul, connecting her with family and friends one last time.
Jeff Saunders has his house spruced up for the holiday.
STOCKTON – It took 63 months, millions of dollars and a community coalition that seemed to swell as more time went on.
Tumbleweeds blowing cross the 120 Bypass, minor street flooding, and a few downed trees and power lines was the worst that Mother Nature could throw at Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop in the biggest storm to pass through the Northern San Joaquin Valley since October 2008.
Another 210 turkeys and no family in need that requested turkeys for Thanksgiving and Christmas this year at Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop food closets will go without.