RIPON – Mike Restuccia didn't know that the financial markets would be on the verge of collapse when he first came up with the idea to give 8th grade students at Ripon Elementary $20 in a savings account as a way to teach them about saving money.
Lauren Mitchell, Robyn Raker and Jessica Golden could be considered this year's best and brightest students at East Union High.
The kids' squealing was sweet music to Steve Houx's years.
"When God puts something heavy in your heart you get things done," Manteca Ford dealership owner Phil Waterford told a group of his employees as he stood in front of his business giving away a 2010 Ford Fusion and $3,000 in cash.
The Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau's weekly downtown certified farmers market returns this Tuesday, June 2, at Library Park.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in San Joaquin County jumped from 10.2% to 16.4% within the last year. And while finding a job during lean times can seem difficult, if not impossible, the process of hiring is not much easier.
Manteca DeMolay is hosting an omelet, biscuits and gravy breakfast on Sunday, May 31, from 8 a.m. until noon at the Masonic Temple, 212 N. Powers Ave. in Manteca.
RIPON – Splashing on the bank of Caswell Memorial State Park was a perfect way for Steve Barrera and his two children to beat the heat on Thursday afternoon.
It was a truly electric and exciting moment in time.
Manteca's green waste will soon go to Lathrop.
Not even a lack of firefighters slowed down a fill-the-boot charity event organized to help youth in the community.
The Rev. Quincy McClain and the Southside Christian Church are again offering a summer event to reach out to help change the lives of hundreds of youth who live in what is one of Manteca's most notorious at-risk neighborhoods for gang influences – Southside.
It was a good reason to party.
When Phil Waterford got home from the Memorial Day drama events that he emceed on Saturday, he couldn't sleep.
Manteca Police officer Stephen Dowswell on routine patrol Wednesday afternoon spotted heavy smoke coming from an apartment complex in the 400 block of Acacia Avenue – made a radio call for fire department response -and rousted its residents.
All of Lathrop west of Interstate 5 and east of the San Joaquin River, every dwelling in Weston Ranch as well as southwest Manteca neighborhoods could end up under upwards of 10 feet of water in the event of a major flood rated as a 200-year occurrence.
Manteca may expand its public safety force by one police officer and one firefighter during the fiscal year starting July 1.
They get the best buck for every small bang they can sell.
The top 10 items in demand letters and claims for businesses to watch out for in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that some attorneys are eyeing in their check list for civil suits have been issued by the California Commission on Disability Access.
Manteca pastor Robert Cox has maintained his innocence in the murder case of 55-year-old Link Ellingson from the start.
The BOOM! and POW! that pierce the still of the evening, rattling windows and triggering a chorus of howls and car alarms, signal not the start of summer but the fireworks season.
The Friday Unity Night in the Neighborhood (FUN) Club is again providing the youth with a safe haven on Friday nights this summer.
STOCKTON – The fate of a plan to lower electrical rates by 15 percent in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon may be known by year's end.
The youth will be the central focus of the 37th annual Three Rivers Indian Lodge 4th of July Powwow.
The Feast of St. Anthony's luncheon for seniors Thursday had a patriotic flavor.
The Sunrise Kiwanis want to make sure everyone that wants to celebrate the Fourth of July by participating in the traditional parade down Main Street in Manteca will be able to do so.
Livelihoods and countless jobs are on the line.
Provisional ballots cast in the June 3 primary elections may still change the final election returns for four supervisorial candidates in San Joaquin County.
The building is almost completely bombed out.
How much does a city fork out for a dazzling Fourth of July fireworks aerial show?