RIPON - Mayor Chuck Winn is hoping that farm fresh produce is something people will be able to get right in the heart of Downtown Ripon.
Veteran Ripon teacher's aide Ardette Fassler was sitting in her rural farmhouse living room watching "The Wheel of Fortune" at 7:20 p.m. when she heard a deafening rumble outside her Austin Road home.
Reduction in city services, a shrinking police force due to positions left unfilled, plus the early release of 1,000 convicted felons back to San Joaquin County is prompting Manteca to overhaul and re-energize the Neighborhood Watch program.
Manteca's assessed property values have plummeted $500.3 million or 14.7 percent. The readjustment of property values was made by San Joaquin County Assessor Ken Blakemore's office based on the market as of Jan. 1, 2009 as required by state law. In all, there were 155,000 homes reviewed with assessments lowered on 95,000 single-family residences countywide. Many commercial and industrial property assessments were lowered as well. Overall, San Joaquin County assessed property values dropped 10.7 percent ...
There was a time when parents were reluctant to allow their kids to go to the Manteca skate park.
As a little girl born and raised in the Philippines, Ruth (Hosain) Van Staaveren enjoyed helping her "Lola" (grandmother) with household chores, running errands and whatever else she needed. Recognizing her granddaughter's obliging nature, she suggested that Ruth become a nurse when she grew up since she was good at taking care of people.
Civic leaders are being asked Tuesday to put in place a citywide development fee deferral program in a bid to retain and attract employers to Manteca.
Forty years ago this evening dozens of people gathered around a 12-inch TV screen in Manteca's Powers Tract neighborhood sandwiched between the former Spreckels Sugar plant and Manteca High to see history in the making.
The southeast quadrant of the Highway 120 Bypass/Main Street interchange is being opened up for development thanks to a $900,000 infusion of federal funds.
Anglers know where the best water is to catch fish. It is usually the cleanest water on the river. It explains why you can often find fisherman huddled around the outlet that sends treated wastewater from Manteca back into the San Joaquin River. Returning water that is cleaner that what can be found in the San Joaquin River is the end process of a journey that takes about 10 hours once you flush your toilet. ...
Manteca's unemployment rate improved for the third straight month in June. While Manteca made a modest one-tenth of a percent drop all others San Joaquin County cities saw a jump in unemployment numbers of at least fourth-tenths of a percent in June. Overall San Joaquin County jobless rate dropped slightly from 15.6 to 15.5 percent on the strength of agricultural jobs. The Employment Development Department reported Manteca's jobless rate at 13.5 percent for June, down ...
LATHROP – Lathrop City Council member Robert K. Oliver has even more reason to keep track of news from Iraq these days.
The Nnapa Nui Polynesian dancers are performing Tuesday at the Manteca Farmers market at Library Park this Tuesday.
90 years ago July 18, 1919 Plans to rush the opening of Vine Street across the Southern Pacific and Tidewater Railroads were taken up by the city trustees last Monday night. Trustees Andrew Veach and C. E. Littlejohn showed some resentment at the long delay but City Attorney John Scott reported he had acted as rapidly as he could. A letter was read from the railroad commission stating the formal application had not been ...
Prices in Manteca's resale housing market have slipped back almost to 1997 levels. That's good news for buyers armed with 2009 paychecks. It is bad news for government. Sometime in the coming weeks, the San Joaquin County Assessor's Office will mail property value reassessment notices. The new assessment for tax bills being mailed in November by law will reflect the market value on Jan. 1, 2009 It means thousands upon thousands of Manteca's homeowners will ...
LATHROP – It's been nearly two decades since Californians voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical use and the federal government still doesn't recognize the individual mandates passed by state voters.
Manteca police officers of the last 50 years reflect a common passion to serve and protect the community they were sworn to patrol.
The official lighting of the 110-foot high Christmas tree in Ripon will take place tonight at 7 at the corner of First Street and Locust Avenue.
The hot air balloons return to Ripon.
Some people call it a tradition.
Hundreds of families and individuals have organizations like St. Vincent de Paul Society and Helping Hands to be thankful for this year, both at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The arts come together at Lathrop High for the "Capture the Holiday" fund-raiser.
Attending Manteca City Council meetings is about to become easier for handicapped residents.
John Hernandez stood in the dining room of Mountain Mike's Pizza, asked for attention, and then offered his profound thanks.
"But we drove here from San Jose and Elk Grove," pleaded two of the teams that showed up the 26th annual Crossroads Grace "Turkey Bowl" Thursday morning.
It took America less time to beat back the Axis Powers in World War II than it has a low-profile bureaucracy to process an application aimed at putting in place 15 percent lower electricity rates throughout Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Tyler Jennings Wilson was an outgoing young man, charismatic, and a devoted husband and father, among his many sterling qualities that family and friends will long remember.
Joanne Gross had an important job Wednesday night.
Carolyn Cano has a mission. You can call it Rosaries for Students' Scholarships.
LATHROP – When it comes to giving thanks and charitable donations during the holidays, Congressman Jerry McNerney will see just about all types and all flavors .