SACRAMENTO – The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) reminds customers that all public offices will be closed this Friday, Aug. 21, in keeping with Governor's Executive Order S-13-09.
Alaska is an expensive bucket-lister shared by climbers, skiers, kayakers, curious families and fishermen alike. Rivers like the Copper, Kenai, Nushagak and Kasilof wrestle the majority of attention from anglers leaving some of the great, peaceful trickles to kids who return as adults. The beauty about rivers on Prince of Wales Island in southeast Alaska, other than the obvious beauty itself, is that no boats or even waders are required. Elaborate rigs, gear or chartered ...
LATHROP – Lathrop's first ever 24-hour Relay for Life is looking for cancer survivors to honor.
With the last Farmer's Market of the season rolling in next week, local family farmer Bulmaro Campuzano will have to find another local market to fill his Tuesdays until the winter brings a halt to the prime growing season.
DeMolay breakfast set for Sunday Manteca DeMolay is hosting an omelet/biscuits and gravy benefit fundraiser this Sunday, Aug. 23, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. at the Masonic Temple, 212 N. Powers Avenue in Manteca. All proceeds from the event will benefit Manteca Masonic Tyrian Lodge #439. A 3-egg omelet with choice of fillings, biscuits and country gravy, fruit and a beverage will be provided for a donation of $7, adult or $3.50, child (10 ...
ARNOLD - The 37th Annual Cedar Center Arts & Crafts Festival takes place Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5 and 6, on Highway 4 in downtown Arnold.
The Place of Refuge Church will be hosting their first annual parking lot flea market and fair.
STOCKTON- Stockton Civic Theater's volunteer auxiliary, Footlighters, is inviting interested adults to attend a welcome and orientation meeting on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m. in the theatre lobby. Refreshments will be served. The theatre is located at 2312 Rose Marie Lane, Stockton, one block south of the Stockton Hilton Hotel.
The Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau will be sponsoring a photo contest highlighting the heart of Manteca with cash prizes for three winners.
Tickets are on sale for the 2009 Summer Concert that will take place at the Center Plaza in Modesto on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m.
STOCKTON - The League of Women Voters of San Joaquin County (LWVSJC) will host its kick off for 2009/10 with an informational program entitled Climate Change Impacts on the Central Valley and Delta Region on Saturday, Sept. 12, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Valley Brew Co.
It was an exciting day for the first John Cambra Ag/Mechanics Scholarship Car Show sponsored by John and Karen Cambra, which took place at the MRPS Hall on Sunday, August 16.
Cub Scouts Pack 423 of Manteca has several plans in the works for the upcoming year. Included is a trip aboard the U.S.S. Hornet, the aircraft carrier museum docked at the historic Alameda Point. The U.S.S. Hornet is a part of history, involving World War II and Apollo 11. The latter was the first moon-landing mission for NASA, consisting of astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. "We went there last year but not ...
RIPON - Community support in the 3-Rs is now a must in keeping some Ripon students successful in their formative school years.
The impromptu geysers that happen every time someone shears off a fire hydrant aren't all that rare of an occurrence.
The best shot at saving the most prime farmland from development over the next 27 years in San Joaquin County is the creation of high density clusters of jobs, services and housing.
LATHROP – If you're a Lathrop resident you know what the city logo looks like.
It's going to be a "red carpet" treatment for elementary school scholars thanking them for their successes in school from the third through the eighth grade.
LATHROP – Last year the Lathrop Chamber of Commerce was on the verge of closing its doors.
FRESNO (AP) - Authorities Sunday were investigating what touched off a wild "running gun battle" inside and outside a Fresno motorcycle club's annual dance, leaving one man dead and at least a dozen other wounded.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it will comply with a judge's order and shut down a natural gas pipeline after safety issues were raised.
FRENCH CAMP - Its time again to gather along the banks of the San Joaquin River at Paulsen Ranch in French Camp for the annual Hot Rod Party.
CrossFit Excel will host "Barbell for Boobs: Helen Meets Grace" on Friday, Oct. 11, at the gym's facility at 1433 Moffat Boulevard in Manteca.
A live Egyptian band and Egyptian cuisine will highlight the annual festival at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Ripon from Friday through Sunday at 315 S. Orange St. in Ripon.
East Union High's Cass of 1983 is looking for classmates that haven't been contacted as well all staff who were involved with the class to attend the 30 year class reunion to be held Friday, Oct. 25, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Chez Shari.
BOSTON (AP) - The honesty of a homeless man who handed a lost, cash-filled backpack over to police has inspired more than $150,000 in donations to a fund set up in his honor, the fund's organizer said Friday.
MIAMI (AP) - Immigrants and their allies will march this weekend on Taylorville, Ill., in time for the annual chili fest. They'll take a break from harvesting spuds to demonstrate in Boise, Idaho, and they'll hold candles until dawn along the banks of Lake Hollingsworth near Orlando, Fla.
Coreen Kirk is a recent rider of the Blossom Express.
After 24 years of planning and investing more than $250 million to create super levees, building a state-of-the-art school, securing water and sewer, establishing a government-owned low-cost electricity service, constructing the first river crossing in more than 50 years River Islands at Lathrop will finally see the first of 10,800 homes built.
NEW YORK (AP) - Five years after U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, triggering a global financial crisis and shattering confidence worldwide, families in major countries around the world are still hunkered down, too spooked and distrustful to take chances with their money.