RIPON - Ripon Unified students scored better than the county and the state in many categories that measured seventh, ninth, and eleventh graders in the California Healthy Kids Survey used to monitor student substance use, violence, school safety, student nutrition and exercise.
Jason Messer, superintendent of the Manteca Unified School District, could remember years ago when just one student achieved a perfect 600 score in the California Standards Test.
Two service clubs donated $1,100 to push Turkeys R Us closer to the goal of making sure 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop have turkeys this Thanksgiving.
When Ida Queirolo said, "We are a happy group; we are family," she is not talking about her familial clan.
Rodney Sevedge has spent the last four years paying his respects to those who served their country the best way he knows how.
Michael C Ford, a Grammy Award nominee and a former Manteca Unified School District poet-in-residence, is appearing at the University of the Pacific in Stockton Saturday with Ray Manzarek of The Doors, renamed Riders on the Storm in 2001.
Lucas Bassett shared his trade secrets for making store windows spotless with the students at the Manteca CAPS school on North Main Street – giving them an insight to caring for their facility.
Low-income residents of San Joaquin County will be able to obtain free government-surplus food on Thursday, Nov. 19, at locations throughout San Joaquin County.
Sarah Titsworth and Steven J. Hinman, both of Heisington, Kansas, are announcing their plans to wed on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, at First United Methodist Church.
Manteca Mayor ProTem Steve DeBrum said "every day should be a Veterans Day" because of what the men and women in uniform have committed themselves to do to protect the freedom that we enjoy today.
Caltrans believes the widening of Highway 99 from Arch Road in Stockton to the Highway 120 Bypass in Manteca will not significantly impact the environment.
The Northgate Brethren Church has lost some $8,000 in band instruments to thieves and a Poplar Avenue residence had its back door kicked in with guitars and construction tools taken.
Alexandra Christian was proud to serve her country.
LATHROP – For the first time, Lathrop was not a part of the Veterans Day ceremonies in Manteca. That's because Lathrop, which dedicated its state-of-the-art and long-awaited Veterans Memorial at Valverde Park in November last year, for the first time had its own ceremonies in honor of those who served their country.
An elderly man survived a bedroom fire shortly after midnight Saturday when a burning candle ignited bedding that singed his facial hair and caused a small burn on a finger.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Amid severe drought conditions, California officials announced Friday they won't send any water from the state's vast reservoir system to local agencies beginning this spring, an unprecedented move that affects drinking water supplies for 25 million people and irrigation for 1 million acres of farmland.
A motorcycle police escort to work Friday morning was a salute to the 27-year police career of veteran Officer Barry Blackburn prior to the start of his final shift at the Manteca Police Department.
A short time ago, Erick Varela's journey from military service in Iraq to being introduced at the White House by Michelle Obama would have been more than implausible.
LATHROP – That rickety old bridge on Manthey Road that crosses the San Joaquin River will soon be getting a major upgrade.
As Manteca residents shop for their Super Bowl party this weekend, they will find the Manteca High football team honored on special commemorative Crystal Creamery milk cartons.
For area farmers, it's 1975-1976 all over again.
LATHROP – For his first two years on the Lathrop City Council, Omar Ornelas dealt with turmoil.
At age 98, Joe Martinez was the oldest member from "The Greatest Generation" at Thursday's Manteca Mural Society brainstorming session.
A structure fire in the 400 block of North Grant Street caused an estimated $300,000 in damage to a house on Wednesday morning.
John Harris' wife wanted to buy 10 roses.
LATHROP – Medical benefits are expensive.
The Manteca Mural Society is seeking input from World War II veterans, their families, and others to set the perimeters for an artists' competition to select the design for the next mural.
LATHROP – Rich Hogan isn't a farmer.
The proverbial light - powered by tax revenues - is at the end of the tunnel.