Future Manteca residents in the Austin Road Business Park calling 9-1-1 for a medical emergency might just see a Manteca Fire Department engine and a Ripon Consolidated Fire District ambulance pull up in front of their home.
Halloween is a time for dressing up in costume and having a good time.
It's not supposed to happen - according to the cable TV financial talking heads - but Florsheim Homes has already sold eight homes in the fifth phase of the Valley Blossom neighborhood without any buyer even inspecting a model.
The days are winding down at the Manteca Senior Center for John Boore.
Two homeless encampments near Spreckels Park retail stores have been cleaned out by city crews and transients ousted by Manteca Police.
At this time of the year, almond farmers like Richard Phillips and Don Putz start playing cat and mouse with Mother Nature.
Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring received a generous donation for Wednesday's annual Halloween luncheon.
In order to make Maple Avenue merchants happy those along the south side of the 200 block of West Yosemite Avenue may end up paying the price.
By day, Richard Feuerstein works with medical equipment.
LATHROP - River Islands at Lathrop is now actively marketing its 375-acre business park.
RIPON - Dean Uecker is working hard to hold on to his Ripon city council seat, vying against three other hopefuls for two open seats in the November 2 election.
Roxanne Fink has been running a child care center in her home for more than 20 years.
More than $1.4 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) funds have gone to park improvement projects at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District's Stanislaus River Parks near Knights Ferry.
Selling Avon products over 50 years ago was a passing fancy for Katherine Mangelos who had three children at the time – two boys and a girl. She wasn't sure she could find customers by knocking on doors of people she didn't know.
The line of palm trees midway between Ripon and Manteca on the west side of Highway 99 line up visually to the largest house in the county - the 30,000-square-foot Sedan Estate.
It's beginning to look a lot like summer.
I have postponed writing this column for about a week because there are those who will skew its intent as unpatriotic and ungrateful. Trust me, it is neither.
The second largest single solar installation operated by a South County government agency could start reducing wastewater treatment power costs for Manteca ratepayers by 2016.
The ruffling of an America flag was the only other audible sound Monday as Bill Jones firmly and deliberately read the names of the fallen.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca broke ground Friday for a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center that promises to "change the face of care" for the Manteca-Ripon-Lathrop community.
On Thursday Charleen Carroll, the sister of Brock Elliott, stood just feet away from where her brother's name was etched into a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – Panel 20E, Line 114 – and read a letter that he wrote to her father just before his death.
"I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic . . . and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office that I am about to enter, so help me God."
A Saturday night DUI check point in Ripon was unusually busy for officers according to Police Sgt. Steve Meece – mostly with drivers with suspended licenses or others who were driving without a license in their possession.
A dispute over noise may have led to the shooting death of a Lathrop man early Sunday morning.
Elected leaders moved a step forward towards a once-a-month meeting format.
I pulled my 20-year-old dog out of the swimming pool Tuesday morning setting the tone for what I thought would become a dreaded birthday.
Steven Reed didn't know what to expect when the group of teenagers stepped up to the microphone in Woodward Park Friday evening.
Bennie Gatto wanted to be a lifer.
Things have gone from very bad to bad on the Stanislaus River watershed that's critical for South County farms and cities,
The fallen will be remembered during traditional Memorial Day ceremonies at 10 a.m. at the East Union Cemetery at Union Road and Louie Avenue.