By DENNIS WYATT
RIPON – Could the streets of downtown Ripon soon be abuzz with local farmers peddling freshly picked wares?
Manteca will avoid laying off four park workers when the city takes over the day-to-day care of 30-plus landscape maintenance districts that cost homeowners collectively jaust under $1 million a year to fund.
Sometimes you end up in the same place in an entirely different situation.
Students participating in the Junior Crime Scene Investigation Academy at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop are discovering that classroom work applies to the real world.
Five years ago it was far from a prime location.
It's going to cost a third more to rent the Manteca Senior Center.
The federal economic stimulus plan is sending some green to Manteca to save even more green.
RIPON- Scott Lindsay is a cop's cop who cares about kids.
Sometimes the best place to save a little bit of money is right there on your back. Literally.
Mark Mahaffie is the new Senior Pastor at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church.
Manteca's unemployment rate is at 13.6 percent.
Ken Wesela knows how to put smiles on the faces of people.
Crivello Estates – a 65-home semi-custom neighborhood planned for the northern extension of Vasconellos Avenue in East Manteca – may end up with at least three firsts for Manteca.
Six Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club members are competing for Youth of the Year honors.
A more citizen friendly Manteca City Council chambers debuts Tuesday.
Gary Kron has been part of East Union High's greatest highlights and achievements on the basketball court.
A 31-year-old Manteca woman was seriously injured at 8:40 p.m. Saturday when she was struck by a westbound taxi cab as she was crossing West Yosemite Avenue in a crosswalk on her way to a grocery store.
Jennifer Contreras had an interest in the culinary arts while growing up in Manteca.
The Ripon Consolidated Fire District is about to start construction of a new station at the corner of River Road and North Ripon Road.
Violent crime is down. Property crime is up.
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.