Manteca's reserve firefighters took a 56 percent pay cut so they could better serve the community by allowing the city to double their ranks to 20 members.
LATHROP – A few years ago, during his days as a professional basketball player and before he was catapulted to coach in the big leagues, Lathrop native Scott Brooks returned to his alma mater to conduct basketball clinics for area youth.
RIPON - The 228,000-square-foot Diamond Dog Food plant slated to locate in Ripon's industrial park got the nod of City Council members last Tuesday night declaring the lack of an environmental impact to the industrial site.
Hot weather this fall as the almond season gets into full swing won't be a problem this year for farmers who rely on South San Joaquin Irrigation District for water.
STOCKTON – It was a day of transition Friday for homeless veterans and those former GIs living below the poverty line at the San Joaquin County Homeless Veterans Stand Down.
Manteca's fourth fire station will have a split personality when it comes to its architecture.
Come in as strangers, leave as friends.
The snack bar at East Union High's Dino Cunial Stadium is looking a lot spiffier today thanks to Michael Decker.
Ripon - facing salinity issues in well water - is looking to become part of the consortium of South County cities that own the Nick DeGroot Surface Water Treatment plant near the base of Woodward Reservoir.
There will be a lion dancing in front of the Hong Kong Chinese restaurant on South Main Street Sunday evening. Since the performance will be in the parking lot, the public is welcome to enjoy the show which will run for about half an hour starting at 6:30 p.m.
The Manteca Boys & Girls Club is hosting a free Day for Kids that is open to anyone - including non-members - today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The 26th edition of the Manteca Pumpkin Fair kicks off Wednesday when the carnival starts a five-day run adjacent to JC Penney in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
Bob St. John proved the value of having lunch with friends on his 83rd birthday as he rode his bicycle from Manteca's El Rancho Mobile Home Park to a Mexican restaurant in Ripon .
A slightly redesigned Oleander Estates means Woodward Avenue's neighborhood feel will remain intact.
Unused or expired prescription drugs may be safely discarded on Saturday outside the Manteca Police Department at the Civic Center, 1001 West Center Street.
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.
Hundreds of American soldiers serving in far-flung and troubled corners of the world will have a taste of Christmas back home, thanks to the efforts of many students and other individuals from all over San Joaquin County.
Matt Soeth, 36, has been recognized with a national award for the work he has done in combating online bullying by other students.