A Grace Davis High School junior has been crowned the winner in the Kaiser Permanente Don't Buy the Lie Contest, a local billboard design contest that delivers a powerful anti-tobacco message to teens.
LATHROP – A compelling sculpture of an eagle and its hapless prey is this year's winner of the Lathrop Mayor's Art Purchase Award.
Music lovers will get a chance to enjoy the ambiance of live acoustic music while at the same time benefiting one of the nation's leading children's charities.
Scenes from Sunday's MRPS Classy Car Show that raised money for the MRPS scholarship fund.
LATHROP – What if you have a birthday coming and the celebration is moved three months after the actual date? Not only that, the party in your honor is being combined with another celebration?
This year's South County Cinco de Mayo "Fiesta Day!" hosted by the South San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will be held on Saturday, May 8, at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
Manteca's new BMX track is being dedicated Thursday at 4 p.m.
RIPON - Keeping the memory and the passion of cancer research supporter Alison Council is what is motivating Ripon women to "paint the town purple" with ribbons and banners that can be seen throughout the town.
Phil Waterford – the owner of Manteca Ford-Mercury who openly strives to interweave his Christian faith and principles in his business – is the keynote speaker for the 44th annual Manteca Community Prayer Breakfast.
Six gardens will be showcased in this year's annual garden tour sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club. Two of the gardens featured are in the Del Webb community north of Lathrop Road.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District General Manager Jeff Shields made his case for taking over the retail power distribution from PG&E in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon to more than two dozen people at the Manteca library Monday night.
LATHROP – Lathrop councilman Christopher Mateo stubbornly dug in his heels. But no amount of "ranting and raving," as he described his opposition to Safe and Sane Fireworks, stopped the will of the majority.
About 500 athletes are converging on Manteca from as far away as Arizona and Utah to compete in the 2010 Manteca Senior Games that open on Saturday.
One of Manteca's most popular kids' events - the Sunrise Kiwanis' fishing derby and safety fair- takes place this Saturday, May 8, from 7 to 11 a.m. in the CVS Drug Store parking lot at 1190 North Main Street.
Father Dante Dammay, parochial vicar at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Parish in Manteca, was one of nearly 50 priests honored recently in Fremont in conjunction with the worldwide celebration of "Year for Priests" declared by Pope Benedict XVI.
Miranda Frisbie and James Galindez were on top of the world. She had graduated from college recently and James had a good job for the last four years in Stockton.
FRENCH CAMP – Pete Paulsen loves hot rods.
Manteca is trying to parlay a $28 per night surcharge on a $200 a night room into a $200 million plus private sector investment that has the potential of generating 560 new jobs, an annual payroll of $9.4 million, and provide at least $600,000 yearly to underwrite city services.
Doctors Hospital CEO Nico Tejeda is being reassigned by the parent Tenet Health Care Corporation to East Side Hospital in El Paso, Texas in the Sierra Providence Health Network.
STOCKTON - Funeral services for former Sheriff Robert "Bob" Heidelbach will be held at Morris Chapel, University of the Pacific, in Stockton this Friday.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca has added a "Serenity Garden" inside their facility to provide patients and families a place for quiet reflection.
Manteca Mayor Steve DeBrum is a happy camper these days.
Cassady Hill and Kayla Keating arrived bright and early to the San Joaquin AgFest on Tuesday.
Sequoia School is getting a new address.
A 20-year-old man was fatally stabbed Monday shortly after 10 p.m. in the 1100 block of Mt. Dew Avenue, dying an hour later at an area hospital.
Ripon High has used a policy for the past two years that complies with the California Interscholastic Federation bylaws to determine the eligibility of student athletes.
Weston Ranch residents will now have some relief when the grueling Central Valley pounds the area this summer by allowing a Stockton non-profit to operate swimming programs at Weston Ranch High School.
The world's oldest profession is flourishing in Manteca.
Bad debt write-offs for non-payment of municipal utilities are down almost 46 percent from the peak of $261,954 in 2010 at the mid-point of the foreclosure crisis.
A robbery is in progress. Someone is being physically attacked. An accident with injuries has just occurred.