It's the highest honor of Boys Scouts of America.
Randy Sutton thought it would be an easy exit to leave the fire department after almost three decades in Manteca – just to walk away, but in reality it is a big hurdle for him.
RIPON - Ripon cops and firefighters are teaming up against a Ripon High School alumni squad for a benefit basketball game Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in the Ripon High gymnasium.
OAKDALE - A public meeting on Jan. 20 for a new, second permit filed to spread the remainder of Con Agra's byproduct pond mud onto rural Oakdale properties brought out less than a dozen people, including the presenters, but a new player is now in the mix.
Nominations are being sought for the Manteca Hall of Fame's Class of 2009.
Zoning – arguably the biggest impact on private property that government has – could have sweeping changes in the coming months in Manteca.
LATHROP – Parking by permit only was one of the suggestions brought up during the Lathrop City Council discussion earlier this week on the problem of trucks parked on city streets.
Getting involved with gangs at an early age and having no direction could have spelt disaster for Jon Cardoza.
Gary Wilson was hit by the "love bug" when he was just a five-year-old boy.
Agape Villages Foster Family Agency has promoted Joann Beattie to Senior Vice President of Resource and Development.
Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Association will present the fourth concert on its 23rd anniversary season with the New Pacific Trio, a faculty piano trio in residence at the University of the Pacific, during a concert Saturday, Feb. 6, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church.
California's state-of-the-art high speed trains are likely to pass through the Manteca area.
RIPON - Ripon's Assist International humanitarian relief distribution center – with headquarters in Scott's Valley – is playing a pivotal role in the relief and rescue operations on the ground today in Haiti.
LATHROP – An incident that happened two years ago in Lathrop highlights some of the problems related to truck parking, illegal or not.
The Rainbow Girls pancake breakfast took place Sunday at the Masonic Temple on Powers Avenue.
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.