Iraq War veteran Derek McGinnis and the author of "Exit Wounds": A Survival Guide to Pain Management" is among the entries already registered for the first Wounded Warrior Christopher Braley 5k run/walk that is part of the Memorial Day Weekend activities on Sunday, May 30, at Woodward Park.
LATHROP – Lathrop nonprofit organizations that are interested in submitting an application for Safe and Sane Fireworks this year are invited to attend an orientation meeting today starting at 5 p.m.
RIPON - Ripon's two veteran organizations, VFW Post 1051 and American Legion Post 190 will be holding the Annual Memorial Day ceremonies at the Ripon Cemetery on Monday, May 31, at 10:30a.m.
The buyers of homes in new Manteca neighborhoods approved in the mid-1990s were forced by conditions placed on development to pay into landscape maintenance districts.
Three City of Manteca planning technicians lost their jobs after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's move to commandeer $2.05 billion in redevelopment funds was upheld in court.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate voted to roll back efforts to give states more consumer powers Tuesday – a partial victory for federally chartered banks that don't want state regulators meddling in their business.
Station 242 was visited on Monday by 35 Brock Elliot School second graders from Ms. Acosta's class. They were full of energy and interesting questions. Captain Breitenbucher, Engineer McLeod, and Firefighter Avant took out all the stops for these kids. Along the tour these 35 lucky second graders were able to learn all about Truck 24 and Engine 242. They were able to see a little about fire station life with a tour of the inside of the station as well as meet our new Fire Marshall Lantz Rey. After the tour of the station and apparatus came the ...
Crime continues to drop in Manteca with one glaring exception - gang violence.
It's not exactly like the world famous Medieval Times that has put the Southern California city of Buena Park on the map.
Jerald Martin sat in his backyard last week as his two children tossed around the Nerf football.
LATHROP – About 190 Lathrop Elementary School students can honestly say they are nowbona fide published writers.
RIPON - Tara Fisher has done it all on the farm, made her mark as an outstanding student at University of California, Santa Cruz and served as a probation officer and unit supervisor in Santa Cruz County .
Inclement weather in January, February, and March failed to slow down growth in attendance and play at the Big league Dreams sports complex.
The median value of homes changing hands in Manteca ended 2.5 years of freefall sometime during the summer of 2009.
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.
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.