RIPON – The Volunteers in Police Services of Ripon serve their community in dozens of ways, all for gratis.
Second Harvest Food Bank's second annual Chili Pot Cook Off takes place Saturday, Aug. 14, to help feed struggling families.
The mood was somber Friday night when friends and family gathered at the site where Derrick Gann – a 19-year-old Manteca resident – was gunned down on Tuesday, July 27. He was later pronounced dead at Doctors Hospital in Manteca.
Widening Highway 99 through Manteca will also improve traffic flow at the Highway 120 Bypass interchange.
When it comes to green Manteca is going platinum.
In response to increased adult mosquito populations and the detection of West Nile virus in several areas around Manteca and Lathrop, the San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District (District) is preparing to conduct ground spraying for adult mosquito cntrol.
RIPON – Chief Dennis Bitters of the Ripon Consolidated Fire District was up for a salary raise each year for the last two years.
Changing 4,800 light bulbs will save Manteca taxpayers at least $150,000 a year.
The Manteca Police Department "Motor Skills Challenge" believed to be the first of its kind in San Joaquin County in recent history is set to start Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley lifestyle center at Union Road and the Highway 120 Bypass.
About a year ago, Cassandra Wood was in dire need of dental work.
Restoring old junk relics into beautiful custom cars has been the love of life for Mantecan Bob Hall – with his wife Barbara's love, support and a little elbow grease of her own thrown into the equation.
LATHROP – Raise taxes for fire protection, or increase fire insurance?
Taela Heath doesn't mind the occasional summer heat wave, or the monotony of waiting for the community to realize what she's doing at the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau Farmers Market every Tuesday night.
Samuel Anderson believes the future of downtown Manteca is too important to include only the "current occupants, consultants and the city" in the decision making process.
Jose Zaragoza lost his son to a football-related injury about five years ago.
Prosecution of quality of life crimes ranging from graffiti to residential burglaries are being targeted now that funding is being restored to the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.
Ericka Anaya, Arianna DeBarros, Gavriela Garcia and Sylvia Rocha reflected on the past nine years at Sequoia Elementary School.
It's beginning to look a lot like summer.
I have postponed writing this column for about a week because there are those who will skew its intent as unpatriotic and ungrateful. Trust me, it is neither.
The second largest single solar installation operated by a South County government agency could start reducing wastewater treatment power costs for Manteca ratepayers by 2016.
The ruffling of an America flag was the only other audible sound Monday as Bill Jones firmly and deliberately read the names of the fallen.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca broke ground Friday for a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center that promises to "change the face of care" for the Manteca-Ripon-Lathrop community.
On Thursday Charleen Carroll, the sister of Brock Elliott, stood just feet away from where her brother's name was etched into a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – Panel 20E, Line 114 – and read a letter that he wrote to her father just before his death.
"I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic . . . and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office that I am about to enter, so help me God."
A Saturday night DUI check point in Ripon was unusually busy for officers according to Police Sgt. Steve Meece – mostly with drivers with suspended licenses or others who were driving without a license in their possession.
A dispute over noise may have led to the shooting death of a Lathrop man early Sunday morning.
Elected leaders moved a step forward towards a once-a-month meeting format.
I pulled my 20-year-old dog out of the swimming pool Tuesday morning setting the tone for what I thought would become a dreaded birthday.
Steven Reed didn't know what to expect when the group of teenagers stepped up to the microphone in Woodward Park Friday evening.