RIPON - Dollars don't stretch quite as far as they did when Ripon Police Chief Richard Bull first took over the reins of the Ripon department.
The Harvest Festival at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church is scheduled for next month. The theme for the 57th annual event is "Alive For God in Christ Jesus." The festival times are from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, and after the outdoor mass to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20. The church and community event will take place on the corner of Fremont and Sutter streets in Manteca, with music, ...
Former Manteca City Council member and current Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police captain Jack Snyder hosted Saturday's free Manteca Senior Center breakfast.
Want to enjoy a good meal, help kids do better in school and have a firefighter at your beck and call?
AAA's Manteca office conducted a free Senior Driver Car Fit Checkup by using trained professionals who led drivers through a 15-minute, 12-point checklist with the recommended vehicle adjustments and adoptions that make their vehicle fit better and enhance safety.
Give Every Child a Chance took their computer bus to this week's Friday Unity in the Neighborhood (FUN) program at Southside Christian Church on Locust Avenue to participate in the program designed to provide kids an alternative to gangs.
There are 61 million reasons why the South San Joaquin Irrigation District leaders are confident they're on firm ground when it comes to being able to purchase and separate the PG&E system in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon while upgrading service and cutting rates 15 percent across the board.
Women frightened about having a breast biopsy find something of an angel when they check into the Doctors Hospital of Manteca Women's Imaging unit.
New to Manteca or Lathrop and want help finding your way around either community? Perhaps you're a garage sale aficionado and might need some help tracking down addresses. Or you might be a business with delivery drivers who need help with directions. Whatever the need for finding your way around Manteca and Lathrop the Manteca Chamber of Commerce can help. The chamber has taken delivery of new maps that depict and list the roads in ...
The strike team sent to the Shasta County fires from the Lathrop-Manteca Fire Department returned home Friday.
A candlelight vigil will be held for Tevanie Deanne Lantz on Sunday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 715 E. North Street between Sheridan and Roosevelt avenues.
Fiddler's Jam set for Sept. 19 FIDDLETOWN - Before the days of TV, cell phones and computers, townsfolk used to sit around the grocery store and play their fiddlers on idle afternoons. On Saturday, Sept. 19, fiddlers from near and far will once again gather for Fiddletown's 17th Annual Fiddlers' Jam and Contest. The main street in Fiddletown will be closed and the entire town will become a stage to some of the best ...
Big League Dreams continues to enjoy double digit growth in both revenues and attendance. Revenue is up 22.1 percent in April, May and June compared to the first three months of the year. At the midway point for the calendar year revenue has hit $1,042,984. That means $166,863 of that amount goes to the city under the terms of the contract the BLD organization has with Manteca to run and maintain the sports complex. It ...
The Manteca Fire Department sent out a strike team Thursday to help battle a fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains – the Lockheed Incident near the town of Bonny Doon.
It almost seemed like destiny that retired City Planner Ben Cantu was one of the municipal staffers that worked on the project that preserved the old Tidewater Railroad and converted it into a bike path.
Pension costs - considered by economists as one barometer of a city's long-term financial health - account for 30.9 percent of the general fund budget in struggling cities such as San Jose.
The east side of the Bed Quarters building in downtown Manteca will see the first military murals in the community at Yosemite Avenue and Main Street, according to Manteca Mural Society spokesman Norman Knodt.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A street racer crested a hill at 79 miles per hour then struck and killed a woman and her three young sons as they crossed a Philadelphia boulevard at night, prosecution witnesses testified in court Tuesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A new, smaller version of NASA's space shuttle is recuperating from a rough first landing.
The fund-raising season is demanding of its champion.
An 11-year-old sixth grader, Janita Ferrando, was successful in her own personal food drive for the Second Harvest Food Bank last weekend at the Li'l Buffs final season game at the Manteca High School stadium.
Robert Iniquez will take the next few months to reflect on his first foray into weight-loss competitions.
A Stockton missing person whose remains were located buried in a Manteca yard May 28 died of homicidal asphyxiation, almost 23 years ago, according to a Stockton Police coroner's report Tuesday evening.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Two 37-year-old men have been charged with attempted possession of heroin with intent to distribute after federal authorities seized more than three pounds of the drug in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough
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Charles Andrew Palmer was a teen-ager in high school when his father paid the ultimate sacrifice for his country. Marine Cpl. Charles O. Palmer II was killed in action in Kahlidiyah, Iraq, on May 5, 2007.
LATHROP – When the City of Ripon first opened the Curt Pernice Skate Park almost a decade ago it became a haven for Northern California skateboarders.
A record one-day crowd of 25,000 people made their way through the Dell'Osso Farms pumpkin maze on Saturday cementing the Lathrop attraction as California's No. 1 agri-tourism destination for yet another year.
The Second Harvest Food Bank in Manteca has profited from its competition with other non-profits vying for one of 100 new Toyota vehicles in a recent nation-wide contest based on call-in votes by members of the San Joaquin and Stanislaus County communities.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO