One little candle can brighten up a whole world of darkness. And one act of kindness, however infinitesimal, can make a humongous difference.
Short in stature, huge in heart for everyone he has met in the Manteca, Ripon and Escalon communities, "Shorty" Wolf, 84, is moving to his native Oklahoma today to live with son Michael Wolf.
Several years ago, Manteca High School opened a unique student-run credit union program where students not only earned academic credits but also learned real-world job skills.
For the fifth year in a row, Park View Elementary School was selected to the California Business for Education Excellence for Prestigious Honor Roll.
The Christopher Braley Wounded Warriors 5K Run/Walk Sunday helps keep off the Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration at Woodward Park.
James Boles doesn't look like an undercover cop.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District will get their day in court after all.
A flare up in a new Camp Pendleton fire in Southern California Friday brought a call for more resources from around the state including a San Joaquin County strike team. Fire crews are already battling three large grass and vegetation fires at the San Diego County Marine training base.
A fast moving grass fire destroyed two homes around noon Thursday in a semi-rural neighborhood in southwest Manteca near Wetherbee Lake.
A lawyer is making the rounds in Manteca drumming up legal fees by suing businesses over alleged American with Disabilities Acts violations.
When Nicole Stanley's two sons came running back up to her energetically after playing basketball at the park near their home, she didn't think anything of it.
They're not ready to give up the fight just yet.
LATHROP – Matt Lindemann doesn't want to come into work and find out that a kid on a bicycle was hit and killed by a passing vehicle.
Some $150 million plus and 25 years later the biggest - and arguably most well-planned community in the San Joaquin Valley - is ready to sell homes.
The Manteca Mural Society will be hosting a meeting featuring the final entries for the World War II Veterans Mural for downtown on Wednesday, June 11, at 3 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 220 E. Yosemite Ave.
LATHROP – The California Fair Political Practices Commission believes that Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal's 2010 campaign – for which he was running for reelection to the city council – made glaring errors in reporting campaign contributions and personal loans.
Another 117 homes and an area for small neighborhood commercial will replace the remaining almond orchards in the triangle formed by Airport Way, Louise Avenue and the Union Pacific Railroad in northwest Manteca.
The City of Manteca is projected to have operating reserves of $7.4 million when the next fiscal year ends on June 30, 2015.
Badge 611 is being retired from the ranks of the Manteca Police Department with the passing of Steve Harris - a loved and respected school resource officer.
A two-street section of historic downtown Ripon will be closed for several Thursdays during the early evening.
Manteca's small business owners are scared.
June is turning out to be a busy month for scores of FFA and 4-H students in San Joaquin County including a few dozen from Manteca Unified School District.
LATHROP – It has been five years since the Allied Waste Corporation asked for any sort of a rate increase for seniors.
Mark Kosier is a 6-foot-7 computer repairman – and that's not even the most interesting thing about him.
For efficiency and bargain, the bus gets high marks.
Schools are on summer break. But while schools are closed and students are out enjoying their vacations, members of the Parent Teacher Group of St. Anthony of Padua School are keeping their hearts open to help a Manteca family in need. They are sponsoring a drive-thru dinner fund-raiser at Fagundes Meats for the family of Manteca High School student Jonathan Loon.
The San Joaquin County District Four Board of Supervisors' race will see Russ Munson and Chuck Winn enter a November runoff for representation of the east side of the county from Lodi and Woodbridge to Ripon.
Give Every Child a Chance is staging the Xtreme Bulls & Broncs Rodeo on the River fundraiser on Saturday, June 7, and Sunday, June 8 from noon to 5 p.m. both days at Dell'Osso Family Farm in Lathrop just off Interstate 5.
Manteca's elected leaders don't want to put the hard-to-find Weber's BBQ out of business or other small businesses now populating the Manteca Industrial Park.