RIPON - In the shade of a giant evergreen and before a memorial wall of veterans past, Ripon celebrated its Veterans' Day Thursday with a choreographed presentation of speeches, song and prayer.
It might be more than 40 years after he wrapped up his service to the United States Navy, but Dave Steffy is still receiving recognition for his efforts during the Vietnam War.
Evelyn Prouty hasn't cut her own lawn for three weeks.
It is beginning to look like hundreds of struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will go without a traditional turkey meal on Thanksgiving and may have to settle for food bank staples such as macaroni and cheese.
What was supposed to be a carefree and relaxing cruise to Mexico has been anything but for four Manteca residents trapped on board the disabled Carnival Splendor that has been floating in Mexican waters since Monday.
The holiday luncheon and craft faire that St. Anthony of Padua School has been hosting every year for the last 44 years is not just about food or original creations by the best crafters around.
Veterans Day observances are being held Thursday in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop.
Sure there are the people that you see on Comcast Channel 97 manning the phones at the Boys & Girls Club Telethon as well as those who stand before the camera providing the commentary for the event.
A multi-million dollar price tab to comply with stricter arsenic standards handed down by the Environmental Protection Agency is hitting the pocketbooks of Manteca water users a bit softer.
Larry Dunham isn't much for the parades and the public celebrations that come around Veterans Day.
Robert Williams begins to tear up when he thinks about how much Veterans Day means to him.
Paul Webb and his wife moved into the Del Webb at Woodbridge neighborhood in Manteca because of its peaceful and quiet atmosphere. They also felt safe here and they liked the clean air of the countryside.
During last year's Manteca/Lathrop Boys and Girls Club Telethon, Fred White didn't like what he saw.
Belagio Apartments - a 152-unit income restricted complex - could be built on East Atherton Drive.
RIPON - South San Joaquin Irrigation District could lower retail power costs enough that it may make the need for Ripon Unified to put a solar energy project in place at the school farm to save as much as $3 million over the next 20 years a moot point
The Manteca City Council chambers could have Americans with Disabilities Act compliant restrooms by October.
Here's an impressive Top 10 list.
It's a myth that never dies - property taxes pay for all city services you access.
The debate about whether to loan the Post 6311 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars $50,000 to help pay for a commercial kitchen for the new Moffat Community Center that they will use has gotten a bit more complex.
Don't tell Anis Guedoir that these are the "best days of our lives."
At Thursday's Lathrop High graduation, Principal Michael Horwood described the Class of 2015 as a very "special group."
Stephanie Douglas began dabbling with drugs at the influential age of 16.
Ripon High graduating senior T.J. Hobbs was the alumni speaker for the Weston School graduation Wednesday night and spoke directly to the 49 eighth graders seated on stage, telling them to "get involved" in their new school next year.
An 85-year-old Manteca man allegedly stabbed his 56-year-old son shortly before midnight Wednesday in a home they shared.
The best weapon against future crime?
Cecily Ballungay is in the business of giving people hope.
Average response time to Manteca medical emergencies and fire calls were 27 seconds quicker in 2014.
It wasn't the balloons or the leis or the flowers that exemplified why Shasta Elementary students were packed into a sweltering Manteca High School gymnasium Tuesday night.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
An 8-year-old Tracy boy died in a boating accident in the San Joaquin River on Monday in Lathrop.