About three years ago, Jerry Schossow made the mistake of volunteering his service to learn the production side of the Great Valley Writing Project.
Manteca Idol's first winner dropped by the Boys and Girls Club Saturday to take a quick stroll down memory lane and chat with some of the organizers during the second of three auditions on Saturdays that are being held prior to the start of the annual competition at the end of summer.
An open house reception is planned for Dr. Marvin Bledsoe at Valley Oak Dental offices on West Yosemite Avenue at Trevino Avenue on Saturday, July 28, from 4 until 7 p.m.
Manteca's jobless rate inched back up slightly in June after six months of improvement.
Volunteers exclusively answered fire alarms in Manteca up until 52 years ago.
Joni Morris had more than a few fans waiting for her to step out on stage Saturday night at Woodward Park.
A fire Friday night caused $500,000 in losses to a truck repair and storage facility at 1985 West Yosemite Avenue just west of the shuttered Leo's Bar and Fishback Road.
Andrea McClure spends at least a couple days a week at Library Park.
RIPON – Guests from Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop mingled under the stars and enjoyed fine food, wine and music Friday at the countryside home of Bill and Lucille Harris.
LATHROP – It will be more than a block party taking place at the Camino Real Mobile Home Estates on National Night Out.
LATHROP – The Eagle's Nest Harley-Davidson in Lathrop is hosting a blood drive Sunday, July 18, for 20-year-old Sierra Johnson of Manteca.
RIPON - Ten young cadets in the Ripon Police Junior Police Academy ended their week being put through the paces of a high-risk felony car stop.
Manteca's leaders heard the howls of protest over $100 licensing fees for unfixed dogs loud and clear.
Deborah Finley had anticipated this weekend for the airing of her business on the A&E Biography channel.
RIPON – Stephen Meece had something to smile about when he left Ripon's Spring Creek Country Club Thursday night.
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.
LATHROP – Arnita Montiel remembers Mo Iorio as fun loving and gregarious.
Kevin Custer clutched the microphone in one hand, thanking those that came before him – his father, his grandfathers, his uncles and his cousins – for bringing him to this moment.
STOCKTON – The arguments were the same.
Milestone birthdays beg for more than one bash.