Chris Creek has no illusions that he's going to end up on Music Row. All of the glitz and the glamour that he once chased as a young musician – all of those hopes of one day making it to Nashville and landing that record contract – have been replaced with a maturity that can only come with age. But that doesn't mean that the honky-tonker from Texas still doesn't like to lay it down ...
The Weston Ranch JROTC program's pinnacle moment was nearly dashed by, of all things, Major League Baseball.
A Manteca developer is interested in acquiring two vacant sites owned by the Manteca Unified School District.
Paul Rengh had as much fun at Friday's Special Day on the Farm as his Valley Community Action Programs consumers.
At the stroke of midnight Saturday the Stanislaus River Parks are closing. Ranger Norm Winchester with the Army Corps of Engineers will be among personnel locking gates and switching off timers that would have reopened the locks six hours later at nine developed parks from Knights Ferry to the confluence of the Stanislaus and San Joaquin rivers west of Ripon and south of Manteca. It means an end to rafting for the duration. There are ...
Jim Anderson cups his hand around the back of the microphone. He leans the stand forward and lets his body follow suit. Then, without warning, his lower body violently shifts to the left while his head – and his perfectly coiffed hair – go in the opposite direction. For a split-second, Jim Anderson looks just like one Elvis Aaron Presley. No, Jim Anderson doesn't wear a rhinestone-clad jumpsuit. No, Jim Anderson doesn't speak with a ...
Firefighters from Manteca, Lathrop, Ripon, and Stanislaus County were sent to 17 different fires in Stockton Thursday afternoon including one that temporarily shut down Interstate 5 due to wind-whipped smoke creating zero visibility.
Nikka Perez was made to feel like a princess Thursday afternoon when Manteca Ford owner Phil Waterford and his son Phil Jr. arrived at her Stewart Street home.
A group of tennis moms have partnered with the San Joaquin Valley Tennis Academy Future Stars 2000s program.
Those getting by with cheap garbage bills by cheating will soon have their ability to use Manteca's green yard waste and blue recycling Toters revoked.
Ashton Lee - a 16-year-old Manteca High student at the vanguard of the successful effort to secure transgender rights in California public schools - is now making sure those trying to repeal the new law play fair.
Sandra Farmer took the hand of her 5-year-old daughter Kylie, walked up the ramp to "Typhoon," and climbed into a seat.
Manteca Unified school teacher Ken Johnson is pulling out of the race for San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent.
Tim Helbling is a wedding singer. He's a bar crooner. He's a cover artist. He's a party performer. And come Sunday, when he and the rest of the 209 All-Stars – the band he's been playing with for the last five years – take the main stage to close out the 29th Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair, he'll be just part of an electric group of musicians that strives to give its audience the best ...
"Do I hear $10? … How about $20? … $100? … $1,000?"
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
By VINCE REMBULAT
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
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A jury has awarded more than $150 million in damages to a 13-year-old girl who watched her family perish in a fiery crash on a Southern California freeway.
BASSETT (AP) - The upper half of a woman's body was found Monday at a Los Angeles County sewage plant and investigators believe her lower half turned up two days earlier at another plant some 30 miles away, authorities said.