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.
Schools throughout San Joaquin County added 1,000 jobs in September making it the bright spot in an otherwise stagnate month for job growth.
Five blue stars across the bottom of the World War II mural being dedicated Saturday reflects a rarity that Manteca had by having one family with five sons serving in the various branches of military during the war.
The recall attempt against a pair of Manteca Unified School District trustees has gained national attention.
Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.
The Phantom Fireworks booth at Main Street Plaza is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Ripon Future Farmers of America.
Three years ago Manteca city officials told John and Vivien Griffin their fence was no longer considered in violation after the Chadwick Square homeowners were able to prove it wasn't a safety problem as a complaint made at that time contended.
It has been five years since the Manteca High School Athletic Boosters last had a fireworks booth.
MODESTO - The blueberry picking days of summer are drawing to a close early this year.
For nearly four decades the Three Rivers Indian Lodge has turned its rural Manteca complex into the place to be for Native Americans from throughout the West on Fourth of July weekend.
The public is being invited to tour the Ripon Police Department quarters on Wilma Avenue on Wednesday from 2 until 7 p.m.
A rural Manteca woman, alone in her bathroom, fled out the back door of her home to the safety of a neighbor as an alleged woman burglar with three dogs entered her front door.
A special session of the Ripon City Council is planned tonight to consider adopting the North Pointe Specific Plan and General Plan Amendment.
High school students at Ripon's virtual California Connections Academy graduated its third consecutive class of high school seniors recently at the University of the Pacific in Stockton.
Manteca's Fourth of July some 74 years ago was tempered by fear.
Doctors Hospital CEO Nicholas Tejeda ended his year as president of the Manteca Chamber of Commerce Friday night, handing the reins to Manteca Bulletin Advertising Director Chuck Higgs.
Ripon students won a Friday noon dance competition against three other elementary schools at the Sequoia School multipurpose room involving more than 200 young dancers from first through eighth grades participating in Give Every Child a Chance tutoring programs.