Dave Thompson was well aware of Manteca's homeless 20 years ago.
The California Legislature today is conducting a joint hearing on Proposition 16 – the measure PG&E crafted for the June 8 ballot requiring a super majority of voters to approve any attempts to weaken the for-profit's monopoly on retail power sales.
LATHROP – This free soup meal, with no strings attached whatsoever, is not a myth, a legend or a fable.
RIPON - The Great Valley Museum of Modesto Junior College will hold the annual Tule Fog Fete on Sunday, March 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Caswell State Park.
RIPON – The reign of current Miss Ripon Camila Sweaney will come to an end Thursday.
Organizers of this weekend's Ripon Almond Blossom Festival are not the only the ones keeping busy as bees in the snow-white orchards.
Angie and Alfie Galan have lived in their Manteca home since May.
LATHROP – The $3,500 that would have been spent to cater a recognition dinner for former Police Chief Dolores Delgado may instead benefit a number of community programs at her request.
William David Wood, 24, was sentenced to 14 years in state prison Tuesday in San Joaquin County Superior Court after pleading guilty to one count of assault with a firearm and an enhancement of using a firearm during commission of a felony.
Some residents took the opportunity over the weekend to take some photographs of the Almond Blossoms in bloom
RIPON - Ripon's Dr. Kent Hufford, M.D. returned from Haiti this week confident that his humanitarian medical team had made a difference in their trip to Haiti.
Water could start running through South San Joaquin Irrigation District ditches to South County farmers on March 19.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Relay for Life kick-off event will be held tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Holiday Inn Hotel, 15688 S. Harlan Road in Lathrop. Light refreshments will be served.
The San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office filed a lone misdemeanor charge of sexual battery Tuesday against former Manteca Bulletin publisher Paul Mahony, 54.
There will be sign ups to receive the Senior Brown Bag on one day only – Wednesday, March 3, – from 10 a.m. to noon at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.
The homeless debate at Library Park is about to become political.
Lightning didn't strike David Fitzgerald dead on Wednesday night.
Two days of police skills competitions face some 35 teams of teenage police explorers from throughout California and as far away as Honolulu on Friday and Saturday at Ripon High School for the Fourth Annual Central Valley Explorer Challenge.
A fire described as suspicious caused $150,000 in damages to a Manteca home at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night in the 200 block of El Capitan Avenue.
Hundreds - if not thousands - of Lathrop and Manteca residents with government insured home mortgages could avoid spending well over $2,000 a year if future growth ends up bankrolling levees to withstand a 200-year flood.
Second Saturday volunteers helped get work started on upgrading the exterior appearance of HOPE Ministries' seven transitional housing units in the neighborhood east of Doctors Hospital.
LATHROP – Politics can get nasty in Lathrop.
Just their presence alone has prompted a subsequent counter-gathering by those on the other side of the fence.
A combined flea market / yard sale?
If 200-year flood protection isn't secured - or at least a financial and implementation plan in place by July 1, 2016 - development of the Great Wolf Resort and family entertainment zone, The Trails at Manteca, and other residential projects in southwest Manteca won't take place.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustees vice president Evelyn Moore filed her candidate's papers Monday at the San Joaquin County Registrar's Office in Stockton.
She did what she was supposed to do.
A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.
Jaden Powell's favorite subject in school is science.
Arguably the most ambitious private-public partnership ever undertaken by the City of Manteca - the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone that could be anchored by a Great Wolf Resort - is about to get another player.