JAMESTOWN – Over Labor Day weekend and for the second year in a row, visitors to Railtown1897 State Historic Park will have the special opportunity to see more than a dozen small-scale model steam trains in operation.
Caltrans' preferred alternative for the new north Manteca interchange on Highway 99 would replace the existing Lathrop Road configuration and close the partial interchange at North Main Street.
PG&E is once again making a pitch to increase electrical bills.
Brian Rodrigues had every reason in the world to back out of his decision to be a part of this year's Manteca Idol competition.
RIPON – Jessica Coleman doesn't want to see local residents traveling away for the upcoming Labor Day weekend.
Much of the community is unaware that their purchases at the Doctors Hospital gift shop go toward scholarships for area students planning a career in the medical field.
Members of the Mantcea Fire Department will be serving dinners at the annual "Tip a Firefighter" event from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26 at the Applebee's on Yosemite Avenue. Tips from the event will support the Give Every Child a Chance program.
River Islands hosted Wednesday's Lathrop Chamber of Commerce mixer.
SACRAMENTO – The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) reminds customers that all public offices will be closed this Friday, Aug. 21, in keeping with Governor's Executive Order S-13-09.
Alaska is an expensive bucket-lister shared by climbers, skiers, kayakers, curious families and fishermen alike. Rivers like the Copper, Kenai, Nushagak and Kasilof wrestle the majority of attention from anglers leaving some of the great, peaceful trickles to kids who return as adults. The beauty about rivers on Prince of Wales Island in southeast Alaska, other than the obvious beauty itself, is that no boats or even waders are required. Elaborate rigs, gear or chartered flights are completely unnecessary. There isn't a river on the island that isn't able to be casted across, despite Prince of Wales being ...
LATHROP – Lathrop's first ever 24-hour Relay for Life is looking for cancer survivors to honor.
With the last Farmer's Market of the season rolling in next week, local family farmer Bulmaro Campuzano will have to find another local market to fill his Tuesdays until the winter brings a halt to the prime growing season.
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.
The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.
The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.
A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.
Manteca Unified students may soon start growing future jobs.
The first time that Gary Scharmann officiated a varsity high school football game he made a tackle.
STOCKTON - A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the project Thursday.