QUESTION: What can slow down traffic yet keep it moving, ease air pollution, eliminate the need for electricity, reduce future municipal maintenance costs, and help keep new housing costs down?
LATHROP – Joe Rivera isn't your typical aspiring comedian.
The Stanislaus River basin that the South County depends on to irrigate crops and supply municipal water to Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy is at 114 percent of normal for snowpack.
LATHROP – Connie Lum Perez and Dorothea Lum were among the people who packed Lathrop City Hall's council chambers to honor recently retired police chief Dolores Delgado.
Tuning up for Valentine's Day the Fourmost Barbershop Quartet made a stop Thursday morning at Dan's Barber Shop on Maple Avenue singing a ballad to owner Gloria Aguilar in front of a surprised customer sitting in the chair.
Recently retired police chief Dolores Delgado was honored at Tuesday's Lathrop City Council meeting. She was presented with a recognition plaque for her years of service in the community.
The Manteca Branch Library is partnering with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program to bring free 2009 income tax assistance.
The November ballot could include a half cent sales tax designed to generate $40 million to pay for the staffing and operations of an expanded San Joaquin County Jail.
The Manteca Junior Ambassadors – all high school seniors – experienced a taste of being a firefighter in the community on Tuesday at the Powers Avenue fire station.
Just because you aren't having your own Super Bowl party doesn't mean you can't enjoy the tradition of food and football.
Janet Hutton wanted to do her part to help the people of Haiti.
Two years ago PG&E was able to garner support among elected leaders in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon to thwart South San Joaquin Irrigation District efforts to gain official council support of SSJID's efforts to enter the retail power business.
Margo Young is a rare breed.
Forget the waterslides, the pumpkins, or the unique history of the city's name – Manteca is about to become the record-holder for California's largest hamburger.
The body of a 31-year-old male motorist was pulled from his SUV about 10 p.m. Monday night that had become submerged in the murky levee water off of Wing Levee Road.
LATHROP - The Lathrop Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a man believed to have exposed himself to a young girl Tuesday afternoon.
Millions of people tuned in to the last season premiere of the epic motorcycle crime drama that is "Sons of Anarchy" Tuesday night.
The rules have been set now that the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation has completed a major part of renovations to the Ripon High track and stadium.
It was a Price is Right moment. Others used Vanna White of Wheel of Fortune fame for analogy.
Manteca's new Wound Center was the focal point of the Chamber of Commerce weekly coffee Wednesday morning and a dream come true for Kathy McKenzie, a longtime employee of Doctors Hospital of Manteca.
Manteca Unified has numerous portable classrooms.
Volunteers can do their part to rid the Stanislaus River of trash on Saturday, Sept. 20.
LATHROP – There's no way that Geoffrey Lum-Perez would ever get on a plane.
Two Grammy-nominated and Dove Award winners are performing at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church.
San Joaquin County Supervisor Bob Elliott and his wife Debbie are hosting the Saturday Senior Breakfast on Sept. 13 at 9 a.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 250 Cherry Lane.
The Manteca High School Class of 1979 is having a 35th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Chez Shari restaurant in the Manteca Golf Course.
The hum of harvest machines in San Joaquin County's almond orchards started two weeks ahead of schedule this year.
Ferdinand "Ferdie" Delima's face is tightly scrunched, and his biceps bulge like balloons as he mentally counts while each hand firmly holds on to a 30-pound weight.
Growth – specifically the building of homes – is drawing rumblings from more Manteca residents.
Groundwater in the Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop areas is projected to drop 10 feet this year when the traditional irrigation season ends on Sept. 30.