At least 150 runners and walkers will join Iraq War veteran Derek McGinnis and the author of "Exit Wounds": A Survival Guide to Pain Management" in the first Wounded Warrior Christopher Braley 5k run/walk that is part of the Memorial Day Weekend activities on Sunday, May 30, at Woodward Park. McGinnis served as a hospital corpsman for 11 years in the Navy. In November of 2004 he was severely wounded in Fallujah sustaining a traumatic brain injury and an above-knee amputation of his left leg for which he underwent extensive treatment and rehabilitation at military and Veterans Affairs medical ...
PG&E secured rate increases from 2007 through 2010 to replace 47,000 power poles.
LATHROP – Nonprofit organizations in Lathrop have until 4 p.m. on Thursday to submit their lottery application forms for Safe and Sane Fireworks fund-raisers this year.
Charles and Teri Palmer - the parents of Manteca Marine Cpl. Charles Palmer II who lost his life serving America in Iraq - have adopted 300 Marines.
Even the weather conspired to make the first ever art show hosted by the Manteca Historical Museum a success in more ways than one.
Manteca Ford-Mercury owner Phil Waterford has been honored as the 26th Assembly District's Small Business of the Year by Assemblyman Bill Berryhill.
RIPON - Local indie rock group "French Cassettes" from Ripon may finally have the break they have been waiting for.
Manteca native and Central Catholic High senior Sebastian Hernandez was named a National Merit Hispanic Scholar and was awarded a full ride to University of Arizona.
RIPON - Ripon High School senior Kaitlyn Joanne Milam is headed to Fresno State this August.
Cassidy Alice Miller, daughter of Dr. Greg and Sharon Miller, graduated Cum Laude from Westmont College of Santa Barbara on May 8, 2010.
Thirty-five World War II veterans are serving as grand marshals for Manteca's first Memorial Day parade taking place Monday in downtown Manteca.
As the top academic students, Erica Aguiar and Katie Vaught earned the honors to lead East Union High's commencement exercises on Thursday.
PG&E has pumped an additional $9.5 million into their bid to amend the California Constitution to make it tougher for not-for-profit utilities to start-up in their service territory.
RIPON - A touch of Americana is part of the Ripon Farmers' Market this Thursday at 4 p.m. as the police and fire personnel challenge each other in a chili cook-off on Main Street with free samples for everyone.
Bingo is back at St. Anthony's. Not in the form of a weekly fund-raiser for the school as it was for many years. This time, its comeback is a short two-day entertainment venue incorporated into the annual Harvest Festival set for the weekend of Sept. 20-21.
Normally it's Carol Davis that has to visit Congressman Jeff Denham's office to ask for money.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.
Amazon's 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center off of Chrissman Road in rural Tracy was a feather in the cap for the South County when the company began distribution operations last fall.
The Manteca Pregnancy Help Center is marking three high-water marks this year.
Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.
The 29th annual Our Lady of Fatima celebration at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon will be held Friday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Aug. 31. The public is invited.
Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.
Many older schools in Manteca Unified are showing their age. That is evidenced in the number of repairs and upgrades that they need, as shown in a draft project list that was prepared and presented to the Board of Trustees at the beginning of the year.
Boy Scout merit badges are about learning skills to help frame a positive life in whatever profession they choose.
NAPA (AP) - The strongest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California's wine country.
Last month, the City of Ripon saved 8.7 percent in total water consumption based a numbers from a year ago.
LATHROP – It didn't matter to Darwinder Dhoot that 77 percent of those that voted in November of 2012 wanted it.
The Napa Valley area is under a state of emergency following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck between Napa and American Canyon at 3:20 a.m. today. This was the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, almost 25 years ago.
There are busy seasons.