Alaska is an expensive bucket-lister shared by climbers, skiers, kayakers, curious families and fishermen alike. Rivers like the Copper, Kenai, Nushagak and Kasilof wrestle the majority of attention from anglers leaving some of the great, peaceful trickles to kids who return as adults. The beauty about rivers on Prince of Wales Island in southeast Alaska, other than the obvious beauty itself, is that no boats or even waders are required. Elaborate rigs, gear or chartered flights are completely unnecessary. There isn't a river on the island that isn't able to be casted across, despite Prince of Wales being ...
LATHROP – Lathrop's first ever 24-hour Relay for Life is looking for cancer survivors to honor.
With the last Farmer's Market of the season rolling in next week, local family farmer Bulmaro Campuzano will have to find another local market to fill his Tuesdays until the winter brings a halt to the prime growing season.
ARNOLD - The 37th Annual Cedar Center Arts & Crafts Festival takes place Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5 and 6, on Highway 4 in downtown Arnold.
The Place of Refuge Church will be hosting their first annual parking lot flea market and fair.
STOCKTON- Stockton Civic Theater's volunteer auxiliary, Footlighters, is inviting interested adults to attend a welcome and orientation meeting on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m. in the theatre lobby. Refreshments will be served. The theatre is located at 2312 Rose Marie Lane, Stockton, one block south of the Stockton Hilton Hotel.
The Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau will be sponsoring a photo contest highlighting the heart of Manteca with cash prizes for three winners.
Tickets are on sale for the 2009 Summer Concert that will take place at the Center Plaza in Modesto on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m.
STOCKTON - The League of Women Voters of San Joaquin County (LWVSJC) will host its kick off for 2009/10 with an informational program entitled Climate Change Impacts on the Central Valley and Delta Region on Saturday, Sept. 12, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Valley Brew Co.
It was an exciting day for the first John Cambra Ag/Mechanics Scholarship Car Show sponsored by John and Karen Cambra, which took place at the MRPS Hall on Sunday, August 16.
Cub Scouts Pack 423 of Manteca has several plans in the works for the upcoming year.
RIPON - Community support in the 3-Rs is now a must in keeping some Ripon students successful in their formative school years.
The impromptu geysers that happen every time someone shears off a fire hydrant aren't all that rare of an occurrence.
Manteca's strike team fighting the Santa Cruz fire near the Bonny Doon community of Swanson expects to be on the fire line for another three to four days, according to Manteca Interim Fire Chief Kirk Waters.
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.
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.