RIPON - A leader from Jinja in Uganda, Eastern Africa – dedicating his life to helping the countless AIDS orphans – brought grim reality to life recently for the members of the Ripon Rotary Club.
LATHROP – Gilbert Olivas knows firsthand there's life after retirement.
Some design castles. Others make gingerbread houses or house boats.
Sorry Ronald, but Jared is about to ace you out.
It wasn't exactly a heavyweight fight with jabs being alternated between candidates.
The Humpty Dumpty preschool is scheduled to remain at the Lindbergh Educational Center.
It's been two years since Steve Dresser was on the Lathrop City Council.
The "Gardens for Generations" garden tour on the eve of Mother's Day over the weekend lived up to its nostalgic grand theme.
Central Catholic High School will honor two Manteca seniors on Monday, May 17, for earning scholarships to colleges based on their academics and community service.
A photographic art exhibit in the Manteca City Council chambers is the product of an association with the Yosemite Western Artist photography club out of Oakhurst.
Sharing the road may one day become Manteca's planning mantra for future streets.
Helping "neighbors" in California who need water isn't a simple - or cheap - task.
Manteca developers started 30 new homes in April.
Del Webb Women of Woodbridge is hosting a fundraiser, "Take a Sip for Scholarship" Wine Social for the East Union Academic Booster Club on Thursday, May 13, from 5 to 7 p.m.
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.