LATHROP – Lathrop entrepreneur J. Chaka Santos has officially announced he is running for mayor in the 2010 election for mayor.
RIPON - It's a bit of Americana – enjoying ice cream together and giving blood for friends, family and community. The Delta Blood Bank is scheduled to be at the Calvary Reformed Church on Thursday from 1 until 6 p.m.
Cash Galvez, 5, and his mother Karah were among 75 people praying for the health and safety of America and the restoration of broken families – praying the Rosary with thousands of others across the country at high noon on Saturday.
STOCKTON – With music pieces that are energetic, elegant, warm, and sunny, the Stockton Symphony's third Classics concert on Nov. 19 and 21 will uplift your spirit and enthuse you. The Stockton Symphony and Music Director, Peter Jaffe, continue their 2009-10 season with a concert entitled "Serenade for the Soul," presented on Thursday at 8 p.m. and on Saturday at 6 p.m. at San Joaquin Delta College's Atherton Auditorium.
Pablo Carrillo was shocked to see his science teacher dressed Monday in women's garb.
HALF MOON BAY - Every year when autumn rolls around, the picturesque coast around Half Moon Bay bursts into brilliant orange and buzzes with boisterous activity in celebration of its bountiful fall harvest. The Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival is the season's big event, bringing huge throngs of visitors to the "World Pumpkin Capital" for a world-class festival on historic Main Street. This year's 39th festival will be held on Oct. 17-18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
RIO VISTA - The 12thAnnual Pumpkin Patch Festival returns this weekend to the Western Railway Museum. It's the only harvest festival in the area to combine rides on real trains with the search for the perfect pumpkin.
Municipal employees – with the exception of the Manteca Police Officers Association – have made an average of $11,510 per worker in general fund compensation concessions over the next two fiscal years.
Red light runners won't have to worry about being caught any time soon in Manteca by high-tech cameras when they violate the law and jeopardize public safety.
Turkeys-R-Us organizers anticipate they will need to raise funds for 2,600 turkeys to make sure struggling families, low-income seniors, and the unemployed in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop do not go without the main course for holiday meals this Thanksgiving and Christmas.
RIPON – You'd better not have "one for the road" in Ripon.
The customer that approached the management at the Stadium 10 Cinemas had a request that very few in the office had ever heard of before.
The Manteca Convention & Visitors's next Women's Connection quarterly luncheon is Wednesday, Oct. 21. It is co-sponsored by Doctors Hospital of Manteca, Lars P. Enevoldsen, M.D. and Bradley D. Tourlotte, M.D.
The Manteca Mural Society's Art in the Park project is now on display at the Manteca Library.
When teachers retire, they say goodbye to their students and to the years-long everyday grind in the classroom, but not to close friends. At least, that holds true to a group of retired teachers and staff from George McParland Elementary School. Once a month, these former coworkers take time out to catch up on post-retirement stories and simply renew close friendships over a scrumptious luncheon.
Progress is being made in Manteca's two-front effort to address chronic homeless issues.
Sonny Dhaliwal knows that there isn't an endless supply of water every time he turns on his tap.
A home fire in West Central Manteca's Walnut Place neighborhood on the southeast corner of Walnut Avenue and Alameda Street caused $125,000 in damages.
A 19-year-old Manteca man was gunned down outside the Straw Hat Pizza Parlor in the 1200 block of North Main Street at about 9 p.m. Saturday.
PG&E has two more shots using government agencies to derail South San Joaquin Irrigation District from entering the retail power business in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Bobby Ismail specializes in the rehabilitation of the body, and now it seems, the building too.
Leonardo Resendiz made a methodical point in the shooting death of a mock trial that's long been a staple of Joe Waller's Careers in Law Enforcement classes.
There's a leak at Lathrop City Hall.
It looks like almost early summer on the Stanislaus River watershed.
They are Weston Ranch's power couple. But Dale and Jill Fritchen don't see themselves as such, and never have.
The working alignment for the contentious proposed extension of a dry levee south of Manteca is directly behind parcels on the north side of Fig Avenue between Airport Way and Oleander Avenue.
Kai Burburn rocks back and forth nervously on the lip of the bowl at the new Lathrop skate park.
Free Weston Ranch. That's the rallying cry of this small community in South West Stockton.
The second annual Mother &Son Dance at St. Anthony of Padua School will be held Friday, Feb. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m.