Each year, the San Joaquin County Office of Education conducts a Teacher of the Year program.
The death of a Manteca teen that was struck by a vehicle while walking home from an orchard party may mean fewer high school students engaging in the after-hours tradition.
It's 13 minutes before 11 p.m., and Arturo Tomez is milling about outside of the AMC Showplace Cinemas with a pack of friends.
Drivers younger than 18 in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop - as well as throughout California - have driving restrictions stipulated under state law in an attempt to save lives of the inexperienced drivers and their passengers.
Sequence failed continuity.
Stealing water during a drought is a crime that the South San Joaquin Irrigation District board wants stopped.
Before "Woman of Substance" even became known as the title of a bestseller book, or a catch phrase of the feminist movement, there was Betty Bergthold.
Mothers' Day at our house are most days of the year, when that special woman I married 54 years ago witnesses her efforts continuing to bloom after raising three boys and a girl – all leading successful lives in their vocations today.
Nearly 100 rural Manteca residents are casting a wary eye toward the City of Manteca's plans to potentially use recycled treated wastewater for everything from park and farmland irrigation to recharging underground water tables.
She is someone who has been a role model to many young female athletes, as well as an overall achiever and community volunteer.
It didn't turn into the Streets of Laredo.
When Kathy Beer Napolitano became pregnant, she made the difficult decision to leave the Air Force.
Carolina Gutierrez has a stellar resume.
LATHROP - It would have been really easy for Gloria Ruiz to just keep driving.
The grass isn't always greener.
San Joaquin County Sheriff Steve Moore got into a fender-bender while on duty.
LATHROP – Gurpreet Atwal has a 4.26 grade point average.
A 36-year-old Manteca man was arrested on Friday on charges of spousal abuse and carjacking after he allegedly pushed his estranged wife into a bookshelf, took the keys to her blue Saturn and split before Manteca Police arrived.
LATHROP – If dress is an important part of succeeding, the Lathrop Elementary 8th graders are headed straight to the Forbes list.
Change and making a difference were the key words that echoed throughout the promotion ceremonies Tuesday at Joshua Cowell Elementary School.
The biggest residential project ever approved for Manteca is about to get bigger.
Family get togethers, barbecue, or a celebration at the park like the big gathering that Manteca had over the weekend is "not the true meaning" of Memorial Day weekend, said American Legion Post 249 Commander Jim Winston to the sparse group that showed up Monday at the historic Union Cemetery on Louise Avenue and Union Road.
Walnut grower Chris Van Groningen is hoping the pressurized irrigation system installed by the South San Joaquin Irrigation District west of Ripon and south of Manteca could be tapped for fire suppression.
"The freedom we enjoy is not free," Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal told the crowd gathered in front of the Veterans Memorial for Monday's Memorial Day observance.
AmyJo Mattheis isn't your run-of-the-mill atheist.
The pastor. The retired steel worker. The congressman.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District has something that at least two thirds of California wants - water.
Bonus bucks are back.
The city that led the drive in California in the 1970s to ban the sale of cigarettes from vending machines accessible to children may now make hookah lounges legal.
Leonor Borges will be the first person in her family to go to college.