How many cheerleaders can you fit into a box?
LATHROP – San Joaquin Valley's sizzling hot summer in July is facing some stiff competition this year.
Eriq Kurys is going to Sacramento – the hard way.
A typical customer in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon who uses 650 kilowatts in a particular month will see a savings of $9 in their PG&E electric bill for energy consumption after June 1.
RIPON - Sure the fresh strawberries, red ripe cherries and locally produced honey were huge hits.
LATHROP – For 25 years, Pets & Pals has treated animals in need of homes with care and respect.
STOCKTON - On Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) administrative offices and the Downtown Transit Center (DTC) Customer Service Center will be closed and RTD will not operate its regular fixed route bus services, which includes Stockton Metro, Metro Express, Intercity, Hopper, Trolley, Commuter Routes, and Dial-A-Ride services.
Manteca Unified is getting ready to end funding for school resource officers.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Everyone wants to pack everything they have into the back of a U-Haul and head down to Hollywood to pursue a career in acting.
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.
Richard Silverman wants to focus on the "forgotten" Manteca - vacant parcels as well as underutilized or deteriorating buildings.
LATHROP – First he turned Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal in to the Fair Political Practices Commission for what he perceived was "money laundering activity."
LATHROP – It has raised tens of thousands of dollars for cancer research and helped unite a community.
STOCKTON – Calling all superheroes, wrestling fans, movie buffs and gamers.
Katherine Ray's family knows what she did this summer. And she made them all proud. In the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Des Moines, Iowa, no less.
Manteca leaders are calling for a community summit on how to deal with the homeless.
Mariya Khweiss has never had a sip of alcohol in her life. But the high school sophomore knows how it feels to be three times above the legal limit of being under the influence of alcohol.
If it were up to Jeff Burns, a new Perko's Café would have opened months ago at the Union Road-Lathrop Road intersection. It would be there right along with CVS Pharmacy and McDonald's.
A late Tuesday morning grass fire that leveled a homeless encampment on Lathrop Road near the Raley's Shopping Center at Union Road happened amid three fire department's emergency rescue calls to homes in the area.
LATHROP – The competition for the two seats up for grabs on the Lathrop City Council is getting tight.
Bruce Lownsbery went straight from work to the scheduled Manteca City Council meeting Tuesday.
They clocked in with 10 National Night Out Parties.
Typical San Joaquin Valley mosquitoes thrive in the hot, dry climate that is typical during the summer.
"Hey I remember you!" shrieked the girl of about five as she worked her way down the line with a plate of eggs and ham.
Chester Smith is in Northern California with a San Joaquin County strike team battling a devastating wildfire in Siskiyou County where eight homes so far have been destroyed.