Salt could do to your monthly sewer bill what ammonia did – raise it considerably.
Manteca's unemployment picture – as well as that of every other community in San Joaquin County – bucked the statewide trend in August as more people went back to work.
Tri-tip, barbecued turkey, spaghetti, French bread, salad and marinated tomato slices are all on the menu at the 17th annual Old-Fashioned Barbecue Social on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 2 to 5 p.m.
LATHROP - If you have been to a community event in Lathrop during the past 12 months, it is a very good chance that you have met Ana Pacheco and Omar Ornelas.
Nobody is going to have an opportunity to dunk a man of the cloth in a big tank of water.
It isn't uncommon for Parminder Singh to throw out a hello to a customer that saunters through the doors of his family's Discount Market.
RIPON - The rescue of two lost and cold rafters on the Stanislaus River was credited to the Ripon Police Department's powered parachute – "Air One."
Now that the Manteca Idol judges have decided to come up with weekly themes for the contestants, the true talent of those who remain in the competition is about to shine through.
The MRPS held its annual membership dinner on Thursday.
For the past four years, the Pumpkin Run has served as a major fundraiser for the Manteca Unified Student Trust.
The Moms Club of Manteca North will be holding a Park Day at Northgate Park on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m.
LATHROP – The Sierra Composite Squadron, local unit of the Civil Air Patrol, is hosting an open house Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sharpe Depot on Roth Road in Lathrop.
Wanted: Tractors to be displayed at Ripon's downtown Main Street.
LATHROP - San Francisco International Airport has them. The Stockton Metro Airport doesn't. However, Dell'Osso Farms will soon have one.
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.
The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.
The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.
A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.