Mike Middleton went beyond expectations for kids when he volunteered to restore a Manteca police unit into a brand new looking gang prevention unit.
What started as a grassroots campaign to raise money for the Second Harvest Food Bank has quickly grown into a massive community event.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is continuing its efforts to help pump up the economy while getting the best bang for the buck as they upgrade the agricultural water delivery system.
A mini Portuguese festa was held Sunday at the MRPS Hall in Manteca.
Mary Nichols is founder of Healings in Motion, Inc., a patient-driven agency that serves a significant population locally of those who had strokes, brain injuries and brain attacks.
Corinne Natali of Manteca will join thousands of other dedicated women and men at the San Diego Breast Cancer 3-Day Nov. 20-22 benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure and National Philanthropic Trust.
The Stockton Ports baseball team awarded Manteca's Walter Woodward Elementary School $1,000 for having the highest percentage of participation in the Ports Baseball by the Books reading program, in an on-field ceremony at the game on Saturday, Aug. 22.
Everything from Jeep, camping equipment, and RVS to personal watercraft are expected to be on display Tuesday during the final Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau's farmers market of the summer on Tuesday.
LATHROP - It appears the City of Lathrop is not ready to wrap up the long-running Matt Browne wrongful-termination case which is now close to reaching $2.5 million dollars.
"Celebrating 75 Years of God's Faithfulness," was the theme of the weekend's anniversary event at Ripon's Calvary Reformed Church that drew many of the former pastors back to the community for the weekend.
RIPON – Shrubbery was the only addition to the front yard landscaping of a California bungalow that is one of five homes and yards featured in the September Stroll Home and Garden Tour fund-raiser of the Ripon Garden Club this year.
Pastor Mike Dillman has a goal. He wants Manteca heralded in 2010 as being "the most patriotic city in America." "I don't know if there is any organization that officially recognizes cities as such but that's my goal," Dillman said last week as the Manteca City Council honored his efforts to stage the regional Memorial Day observation that took place at Woodward Park and drew thousands from throughout Northern California. Dillman has been the catalyst ...
A new Manteca High vice principal could be announced at the Manteca Unified school board meeting on Tuesday.
Where can you get a year's worth of karate lessons, play in flag football and basketball leagues, have a safe place to hang after school until as late as 8 p.m. with friends, play and do your homework for just $24 a year?
LATHROP – The firm that was initially set to develop the section of town now known as Central Lathrop failed to meet its obligations.
The Swingin' Blues Star will highlight the next Ripon Arts League concert on Thursday, Nov. 21.
Bulb-outs -the much maligned traffic control devices that do double duty in downtown Manteca as planters - are coming to a neighborhood near you.
MIAMI (AP) - Dean Griffin liked the health insurance he purchased for himself and his wife three years ago and thought he'd be able to keep the plan even after the federal Affordable Care Act took effect.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police must get a warrant before using GPS to track a suspect's vehicle, a federal appeals court has ruled, throwing out a cache of evidence against three brothers charged in a wave of pharmacy burglaries and going beyond a Supreme Court ruling that left open the question of whether judges have to approve of the high-tech surveillance.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama cast Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday as part of an extreme tea party faction that shut down the government, throwing the political weight of the White House behind Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the final days of a bitter race for governor.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York is urging his former Senate colleague, Hillary Rodham Clinton, to run for president. In fact, he's already endorsing her.
CHICAGO (AP) - Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Some of the world's top climate scientists say wind and solar energy won't be enough to head off extreme global warming, and they're asking environmentalists to support the development of safer nuclear power as one way to cut fossil fuel pollution.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The gunman charged in the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport lay bloodied and handcuffed on the floor of Terminal 3 after being gunned down by police, but he replied to critical questions that helped authorities lock down the scene.
FRESNO (AP) - A year ago federal officials trucked 116 spawning salmon to the upper San Joaquin River in Central California and invited media to watch them swim free for the first time since a dam cut off the river's flow a half century ago.
SANTA ANA (AP) - Orange County is weighing whether to create an online map pinpointing dangerous dogs in more than a dozen cities.
VENTURA (AP) - Ventura County is mulling a ban on fixed-gear bicycles on park trails after a hit-and-run accident that left a rider with severe injuries.
SAN LUIS OBISPO (AP) - California officials and the operator of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant are mulling whether the plant will spend up to $12 billion to redesign its cooling system, blamed for sucking in fish larvae and disrupting the marine ecosystem.
CASTRO VALLEY (AP) - Despite a California law requiring assisted-care facility licensing reports to be easily viewable to the public, access to important background information on the facilities can be difficult to find, a newspaper reported Sunday.