RIPON -The Kinder Garden Boutique in downtown Ripon is all about family – theirs, ours and yours.
If loan modification efforts for struggling homeowners prove unsuccessful 2011 could be when the long-feared "shadow inventory" of home foreclosures hit the San Joaquin County market.
First, it all started with a move to Los Angeles and a dream to make it big.
Ed Powers was 24 years old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.
Scenes from Sunday's "Church under the Sun"
Affordability - in terms of being able to secure housing by renting or buying - is showing signs of starting to erode once again in Manteca.
The midway, the numerous exhibits, foods, and the concerts are part of the 2010 San Joaquin County Fair.
LATHROP - The firefighters did not even need to ask for donations. Motorists at the intersection of Louise Avenue and Harlan Road in Lathrop kept the 10 volunteers from the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District constantly on their toes with their donations from 9 a.m. to about 1 p.m. Saturday.
A barbershop quartet comprised of Manteca High students has made their mark during the past school year from singing their rendition of the National Anthem at area events to a talent show and end of the year concert.
Scenes from the 91st annual MRPS festa.
Tyler Gales sauntered onto the Give Every Child a Chance bus in the parking lot of Best Buy with an ear-to-ear to grin.
The Trails of Manteca - the biggest completely residential housing project ever envisioned for the city - is getting ready to move to the environmental study stage.
At the tender age of 9, Shari McCallister raised livestock for the fair competition.
Sail away to Puppet Island with Captain Book and his hilarious crew with Tony Borders on Wednesday, June 16, at 3:30 p.m., the Manteca Branch Library.
Dynamic Drive will provide part of the entertainment during Tuesday's Manteca downtown farmers at Library Park that runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Let the children have fun at the free day for kids at the Boys & Girls Club in Manteca, 545 W Alameda Street on Saturday, Sep. 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be live entertainment, free food, free games such as laser tag and archery tag, bounce houses, and music. For more info go to http://community.mantecabulletin.com/events/detail/13900/
Water conservation in Manteca could go high tech.
For family fun, food and a slew of opportunities to snag a prize or an auction deal to bring home, head out to the annual St. Anthony Harvest Festival this Saturday and Sunday.
LATHROP – Could a BMX park be in the cards for Lathrop?
He calls himself "Joe."
Dave Roorda was not a happy camper when he stopped by early Friday morning at his almond orchard on the corner of Woodward Avenue and North Union Road. He had just knocked down the nuts from the trees a few days ago, and the drying almonds are waiting to be windrowed.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District has reaffirmed its commitment in legal documents to pay all state-required fees to local governments, retain rate breaks for qualifying low- households, and underwrite programs that promote agency efficient and energy conservation.
His uncle said that he had the heart of a lion.
St. Anthony's Harvest Festival live auction will return again this year.
Lau'ray Thomas was the 16-year-old teen who was killed in the Highway 120 Bypass crash and fire that consumed her grandmother's car when it was hit from behind at about 3 p.m. Saturday in the slowed eastbound lanes midway between Main Street and Highway 99.
A front seat teen passenger in her grandmother's late model Mercury Sable died in a horrific car fire on the Highway 120 Bypass near Highway 99 shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday.
Ron Laffranchi and Renee Silva said their parents would be proud to know that two streets in their beloved Manteca will bear their first names while at the same time helping homeless families.
LATHROP – It's the Disneyland of skateboard parks.
The Faustina Rosas Memorial Pumpkin Run benefitting the Manteca Unified Student Trust takes place Saturday, Oct. 4, in downtown Manteca in conjunction with the Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair.
With California facing the possibility of a fourth severe drought year and water use in general becoming an increasing concern as the state grows and court mandates for environmental uses further restrict supplies, the Manteca City Council on Tuesday will explore additional measures to further reduce municipal water consumption.