Federal stimulus money can be a beautiful thing.
Almost 40 percent of Manteca's 260 municipal workers take advantage of the city's interest-free loan program to secure computers for their personal use.
LATHROP – A new Teen Center, a Lathrop Branch Library, an outdoor stage plus an art walk are within visual distance of Lathrop residents.
Nat Bolden and his State of Mind Jazz and Blues Band have made a name for themselves with regular monthly performances at San Francisco's famed Lou's Pier 47 Restaurant and Blues Club.
Consumers from the Manteca Community Action Program and Services look forward to the annual luncheons put together by Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring.
There is so much behind the gavel possession of a Rotary president – Dana Solomon of the Thursday noon lunch bunch knows that only too well.
The Magicians of basketball return to San Joaquin County for another entertaining exhibition of hoops.
MODESTO – Willie Lewis Brown, Jr., two-term mayor of San Francisco and longest-serving speaker of the California State Assembly (1980 – 1995), will provide the keynote address entitled "How Martin Helped Shape My Life" at the community-wide Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration to be held Friday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Modesto Junior College Auditorium.
RIPON - The Ripon Chamber of Commerce is holding their 48th Annual Almond Blossom Kick Off and Tribute Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 14, at the Ripon Community Center, 334 Fourth Street at 6 p.m.
Every time someone buys a dollar's worth of taxable merchandise in San Joaquin County they are contributing a half cent to fix potholes, build major roadways, construct railroad crossings, secure bike paths and roadway landscaping plus help advance rail and bus transportation.
LATHROP – Lathrop resident and businessman J. Chaka Santos adamantly opposed the city's plan to hold a $3,500 catered appreciation event for up to 200 people at the Community Center in honor of outgoing Chief of Police Dolores Delgado.
Could vampires in love be the jumping off-point for a successful music career?
Some new urban neighborhoods embrace alleys.
LATHROP – It's not as simple as looking at a picture and giving it the thumbs up.
Some people are born with green thumbs. Others are made.
It's not 1918 anymore.
In black shades and a Hawaiian button-up, Larry Teunissen is the epitome of beach-boy cool.
The tax day midnight madness is no more.
Imagine an America where the corporate income tax is reduced to zero.
Can't all the downtown merchants just get along?
The Bureau of Reclamation will begin increasing releases from Goodwin Dam into the Stanislaus River to benefit Stanislaus River steelhead and San Joaquin River Chinook salmon starting on Monday.
YOSEMITE NATIOMNAL PARK - The Glacier Point Road in Yosemite National Park is open to bicyclists.
The number of trains that come through Manteca in the next five years is set to double.
Keeping Manteca green may take a little gray as in graywater.
LATHROP – Planning on having a drink or a toke for the road?
They were bowling buddies and baseball babes. And they unabashedly declare to all, "we are gamblers!"
Vern Gebhardt knows firsthand what an afterschool program can provide children who don't have anywhere else to turn.