During the Memorial Day observance on May 31 at East Union Cemetery, it was announced that one of Manteca's military sons, Staff Sgt. Jesse Reyes of the United States Army, had been wounded in Afghanistan.
It's the ear-to-ear grin and the toothy smile that prove Dale Williams loves his 1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V.
RIPON - The prospect of a citizen volunteer corps may be one answer for a limping Ripon city government operation that has lost much of its general fund income to the State of California.
Del Webb at Woodbridge's baseball field scoreboard might have seemed lopsided to outsiders, but at the end of the day, the score didn't even matter.
A frantic 9-1-1 call about a two-week-old baby turning blue Wednesday afternoon in Wal-Mart got an immediate response from police personnel receiving the dispatcher's plea for help.
Manteca has adequate water supplies for the development of 300 acres in northwest Manteca including the much-touted CenterPoint Intermodal Center.
LATHROP – Arnita Montiel wants to see the Lathrop Community Center gym named after Scott Brooks, arguably the city's most famous son to date.
Councilman Steve DeBrum is getting impatient with weeds along Highway 99.
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop, San Joaquin County, two Sheriff's sergeants, and 50 unnamed individuals are identified as defendants in a civil rights wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the parents of the late Jeremy Lum of Lathrop.
Vic Roblas didn't mind cooking up enough hot dogs, hot links, and Lockeford sausages for his entire neighborhood on National Night Out Tuesday evening.
Manteca Police are hoping to arm merchants with information on how to best keep gang activity from creating problems for their business.
RIPON - It is becoming a standard Ripon routine: Dinner downtown on Thursday and then swing by the nearby farmers market to buy fresh produce, chat with friends, and enjoy live tunes.
LATHROP – Tye Peyton is the proverbial new kid on the block where he lives in Lathrop.
Downtown Manteca is unlike virtually any other valley town in that it is still at the heart of the city.
Getting to hang out after school in his parents' music store wasn't something that George Janis enjoyed doing as a 5-year-old.
Rick Buttram and his son Bradley did not mind waiting in line. Hundreds of people were ahead of them, and dozens more were behind them, each standing patiently along the side of Vasconcellos Avenue off Yosemite Avenue.
The story of Delicato Family Vineyards in Manteca is a familiar story to many.
Tradition and togetherness.
The annual Hospice tree was lit for the 23rd time on Thursday evening with the memories of past family members fresh in the minds of a crowd of more than 100 onlookers outside Doctors Hospital.
STOCKTON – A jury found that 23-year-old Justin Wilson was not responsible for the shooting death of 51-year-old Michael Lawrence outside of his home last summer.
Some of the artists from Scattered Comics are back.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Manteca gave away more than 300 food boxes for needy families at Thanksgiving. They expect to distribute just as many again this Christmas.
Hope Ministries on South Union Road will be getting a renovation to its kitchen soon due to a $5,000 donation from the Manteca Police Chief's Association.
The City of Ripon should have a say in the all-important San Joaquin Local Agency Formation Commission meeting next week regarding the South San Joaquin Irrigation District as a possible electric service provider.
Doctors Hospital is hosting a troop packing event in its conference room Friday at 3 p.m. in an effort to reach as many military men and women as possible over the holidays.
Starting today, two changes to the Manteca Municipal Code will go into effect: One that makes homeless encampments of any kind illegal within Manteca's city limits; and another that will give Manteca's city attorney the power to prosecute those cited for public urination or defecation.
A group of local faith-based organizations and homeless advocates have taken the first step towards crafting a resolution to what has become a growing community issue.
In drought-stricken California, nobody is crying the blues because it's raining. The prevailing wet weather, however, is not enough cause for celebration – not for farmers, not for residents whose lawns have have turned brown due to watering restrictions – and everybody else, for that matter, since drought is leaving no one unaffected.
The clock on what to do with the remaining two years on Steve DeBrum's vacant city council seat has officially begun.
LATHROP – There was a time when Lathrop's chief building inspector had to fight simply for the opportunity to come to work.