About three years ago, Jerry Schossow made the mistake of volunteering his service to learn the production side of the Great Valley Writing Project.
Manteca Idol's first winner dropped by the Boys and Girls Club Saturday to take a quick stroll down memory lane and chat with some of the organizers during the second of three auditions on Saturdays that are being held prior to the start of the annual competition at the end of summer.
An open house reception is planned for Dr. Marvin Bledsoe at Valley Oak Dental offices on West Yosemite Avenue at Trevino Avenue on Saturday, July 28, from 4 until 7 p.m.
Manteca's jobless rate inched back up slightly in June after six months of improvement.
Volunteers exclusively answered fire alarms in Manteca up until 52 years ago.
Joni Morris had more than a few fans waiting for her to step out on stage Saturday night at Woodward Park.
A fire Friday night caused $500,000 in losses to a truck repair and storage facility at 1985 West Yosemite Avenue just west of the shuttered Leo's Bar and Fishback Road.
Andrea McClure spends at least a couple days a week at Library Park.
RIPON – Guests from Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop mingled under the stars and enjoyed fine food, wine and music Friday at the countryside home of Bill and Lucille Harris.
LATHROP – It will be more than a block party taking place at the Camino Real Mobile Home Estates on National Night Out.
LATHROP – The Eagle's Nest Harley-Davidson in Lathrop is hosting a blood drive Sunday, July 18, for 20-year-old Sierra Johnson of Manteca.
RIPON - Ten young cadets in the Ripon Police Junior Police Academy ended their week being put through the paces of a high-risk felony car stop.
Manteca's leaders heard the howls of protest over $100 licensing fees for unfixed dogs loud and clear.
Deborah Finley had anticipated this weekend for the airing of her business on the A&E Biography channel.
RIPON – Stephen Meece had something to smile about when he left Ripon's Spring Creek Country Club Thursday night.
Some of the artists from Scattered Comics are back.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Manteca gave away more than 300 food boxes for needy families at Thanksgiving. They expect to distribute just as many again this Christmas.
Hope Ministries on South Union Road will be getting a renovation to its kitchen soon due to a $5,000 donation from the Manteca Police Chief's Association.
The City of Ripon should have a say in the all-important San Joaquin Local Agency Formation Commission meeting next week regarding the South San Joaquin Irrigation District as a possible electric service provider.
Doctors Hospital is hosting a troop packing event in its conference room Friday at 3 p.m. in an effort to reach as many military men and women as possible over the holidays.
Starting today, two changes to the Manteca Municipal Code will go into effect: One that makes homeless encampments of any kind illegal within Manteca's city limits; and another that will give Manteca's city attorney the power to prosecute those cited for public urination or defecation.
A group of local faith-based organizations and homeless advocates have taken the first step towards crafting a resolution to what has become a growing community issue.
In drought-stricken California, nobody is crying the blues because it's raining. The prevailing wet weather, however, is not enough cause for celebration – not for farmers, not for residents whose lawns have have turned brown due to watering restrictions – and everybody else, for that matter, since drought is leaving no one unaffected.
The clock on what to do with the remaining two years on Steve DeBrum's vacant city council seat has officially begun.
LATHROP – There was a time when Lathrop's chief building inspector had to fight simply for the opportunity to come to work.
Hundreds of American soldiers serving in far-flung and troubled corners of the world will have a taste of Christmas back home, thanks to the efforts of many students and other individuals from all over San Joaquin County.
Matt Soeth, 36, has been recognized with a national award for the work he has done in combating online bullying by other students.