Hundreds of families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will probably go without a traditional Christmas meal for the first time since 1997.
Devin Tailes already had a bright future when she moved down to Los Angeles in August.
Rain failed to stop the Lathrop Festival of Lights Christmas parade Saturday.
The MOMS Club of Manteca North is a local chapter of an international support group for at home mothers and their children. With so many mothers working outside the home today it can be extremely hard for stay at home mothers to meet each other, the moms club allows at home mothers to get together in a supportive atmosphere.
Manteca has emerged as the brightest spot for construction in all of San Joaquin County as The Great Recession rolls on.
Manteca could soon have reserve police officers with "24-hour peace officer powers."
It was 25 years ago when Jim and Jesse Costa first helped a family in need at Christmas time.
"A Calvary Christmas" – an original Christmas musical – is being staged tonight at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at Calvary Community Church, 815 W. Lathrop Road.
A Manteca woman and her two sons were injured Friday at about 5:30 p.m. when their car collided in a grinding head-on collision with a Chevy Silverado pickup truck, according to CHP officers.
The Manteca Target Store will see many off-duty Manteca police officers and their family members Christmas shopping the aisles this morning for youngsters who might otherwise go without.
It's all for 11-year-old Erika Decena – a blood drive on Sunday.
Call it the "Miracle on the 120 Bypass."
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.