Manteca's municipal park crews are increasing their workload 25 percent as part of a strategy for the city to bridge a looming $11.3 million deficit in the fiscal year starting July 1.
RIPON – Camila Sweaney grew up watching the Ripon Almond Blossom Queen hopefuls go through the motions of the traditional pageant, and always knew that she wanted to participate.
RIPON - With flames leaping some 75 feet into the early morning sky, a long haul truck driver prevented a possible catastrophe at the Flying J Truck Stop in Ripon Thursday.
The Lathrop Manteca Sun Post is being acquired by the Tracy Press.
RIPON – Mary Bell knew that the crown that topped her head Thursday night wasn't going to be there for very much longer.
You can make $9.50 an hour as a single person and buy a three bedroom, two bathroom home in north Manteca listed at $99,900 for $538.85 a month with only $999 upfront.
RIPON – Getting everything ready for the Almond Blossom Carnival that's expected to draw thousands over the three days it runs isn't easy.
At the recent Delicato Fine Art Show, Dan Voller's "Coastal View" won first place and a blue ribbon. The landscape shown is that of the coast just south of Half Moon Bay.
Bill Stricker places his personal values over that of his athletic or coaching accomplishments.
Fifty-eight local youth wowed judges on Saturday, Feb. 21, with their tremendous display of spirit and explosive high-energy performances.
Phil Waterford knew that he had found something special when he gave away a shiny red Mustang last month to a man from Stockton.
The East Union High JROTC Annual Dinner Fundraiser is Friday, Feb 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Chez Shari's on the second floor of the Manteca Golf Course clubhouse.
RIPON – Merlin Mohler takes his work out at his family's ranch on the east side of Ripon seriously.
Kevin Wentworth was recently recognized by Golfweek Magazine as one of the top 25 collegiate players of the past 25 years.
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.