RIPON - A student riding a Ripon Unified school bus is going to be paying about 50 cents more per day for a total of $1.14. That is in contrast with other cities like Tracy where students are charged $2 per day to ride to and from school.
RIPON - The only shredding event that asked for donations in the region over the past weekend drew over $4,000 from 110 vehicles that also dropped off their e-waste as behind a medical practice in Ripon Saturday morning.
Should the turn-of-the21st-century neighborhoods southeast of the Airport Way and Highway 120 Bypass interchange where homes once sold for as much as $680,000 just five years ago be targeted for redevelopment due to a high rate of foreclosures?
FRENCH CAMP – When Wayne Knauf visited French Camp School recently, he was appalled to see the historic marker at the entrance to the campus moved unceremoniously several feet away, wrapped up with cables and chains and then tied to a tree.
LATHROP - After years of sitting as a blighted neighbor to Lathrop Elementary School, a rundown and legally nonconforming apartment complex on O Street could look forward to a major curb-side makeover with a little help from City Hall.
A pending deal that temporarily relaxes salinity and dissolved oxygen standards in the San Joaquin River at Vernalis south of Manteca could prevent the Stanislaus River from going dry this year plus give South San Joaquin Irrigation District some breathing room.
Six home gardens will be featured in this year's annual Manteca Garden Tour. These private Edens range from modern and with state-of-the-art features located in Woodbridge at Del Webb on North Union and the gated community of Primavera in northwest Manteca, to a vintage home with a rustic ambience on East Louise Avenue.
To save lives and educate all Californians, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), Impact Teen Drivers, and more than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide are working together on increased education and enforcement efforts for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April and California Teen Safe Driving Week, the first week of April.