RIPON - Community support in the 3-Rs is now a must in keeping some Ripon students successful in their formative school years.
The impromptu geysers that happen every time someone shears off a fire hydrant aren't all that rare of an occurrence.
Manteca's strike team fighting the Santa Cruz fire near the Bonny Doon community of Swanson expects to be on the fire line for another three to four days, according to Manteca Interim Fire Chief Kirk Waters.
First, unknown would-be Tiger Woods were using the grass at the East Union Cemetery to practice their golf swing. They left several dozen evidences behind which rather ticked off cemetery cleanup volunteers.
First there were the Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police.
Scenes from Saturday's United Bacarreneos of America's annual membership meeting conducted at Stonebridge's Sangalang Park in Lathrop.
Manteca is receiving at least $4.8 million in federal stimulus funds with efforts underway to secure even more.
LATHROP – Not even the drive from Elk Grove would have kept Loyd Helmick from his chance to meet some of the stars of the FX action/drama 'Sons of Anarchy.'
On the opening night of the 2009 Manteca Idol's debut at Chez Shari restaurant, the trio of Robin Glover, Judi Hoagland, and Katelyn Johnson impressed the judges enough to earn themselves a spot in the next round.
The bleakest stretch of the Tidewater Bikeway that doubles as a 34-acre linear park through Manteca's heart may soon sport 250 trees.
The Highway 99 at Main Street overcrossing in Manteca will have ramp delays next weekend to accommodate Caltrans landscaping work.
LATHROP – You aren't going to find the California city of Charming by looking on any conventional map.
Photos from the vigil held Sunday at First Baptist Church for Tevanie Deanne Lutz.
RIPON – It's been almost a decade since Charles Harris first approached the Ripon City Council with the idea of using a 23-acre parcel he owns as a water bank and recharge station to replenish the groundwater supply in the area outside of Ripon's city limits.
Low-income residents of San Joaquin County will be able to obtain free government-surplus food, Thursday, Aug. 20, at locations throughout San Joaquin County. Distribution will continue until supplies are exhausted.
When it's completed the grade separation on Lathrop Road will cement the thoroughfare's status as the city's transportation core.
For 16 years, Joe Waller uses this time of year to convert his Careers in Law Enforcement class room into a barroom.
Lloyd Haworth insisted.
In her final months, Frances Loureiro may have forgotten the lyrics to her favorite songs, but the beat and rhythm reverberated through her soul, connecting her with family and friends one last time.
Jeff Saunders has his house spruced up for the holiday.
STOCKTON – It took 63 months, millions of dollars and a community coalition that seemed to swell as more time went on.
Tumbleweeds blowing cross the 120 Bypass, minor street flooding, and a few downed trees and power lines was the worst that Mother Nature could throw at Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop in the biggest storm to pass through the Northern San Joaquin Valley since October 2008.
Another 210 turkeys and no family in need that requested turkeys for Thanksgiving and Christmas this year at Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop food closets will go without.
LATHROP – Arnita Montiel remembers Mo Iorio as fun loving and gregarious.
Kevin Custer clutched the microphone in one hand, thanking those that came before him – his father, his grandfathers, his uncles and his cousins – for bringing him to this moment.
STOCKTON – The arguments were the same.
Milestone birthdays beg for more than one bash.
For the sixth year in a row, all residents at Manteca Care and Rehabilitation Center are receiving gifts from Santa this Christmas.
David Strait is not only an accomplished educator but a man with a passion to serve the senior citizen community at Manteca's retirement communities by sitting at a keyboard during the dinner hour and playing.
The Tracy Friends of the Library played host to a reception celebrating the efforts of Friends of the Library groups throughout San Joaquin County. Representatives from the various Friends group took that opportunity to meet and share information about what they are doing in their local communities.