I was trying to focus intently on a bee hovering over a cluster of snow-white almond blossoms. All around me, scores of bees were buzzing. The weather was perfect for pollination - the sun was shining, the skies were clear and blue, and there was no breeze to stir the petals of the flowers that would make focusing somewhat of a challenge. And it was neither too hot nor too cold outside.
RIPON - The 48th annual Almond Blossom Festival parade starts at 11 a.m. today in downtown Ripon.
Do you like green eggs and ham?
The Sierra High Band conducted a 1950s themed dinner dance Friday night at the school cafeteria featuring live entertainment featuring various local bands, staff, and alumni.
It's not shooting to kill, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Thousands of homes have been built in Manteca during the last 20 years that are outside a 5-minute response time of a fire station.
LATHROP – Lathrop Mayor Kristy Sayles' husband is demanding for a jury trial in the lawsuit he filed against the city and 12 other individuals.
RIPON – Joie Darretta couldn't help but get choked up when she was thanking her family Thursday night during the Almond Blossom Queen candidates' introductions at the Ripon Community Center.
RIPON – Kevin Tate and his crew of more than two-dozen workers started piecing together what would become the Ripon Almond Blossom Carnival on early Tuesday morning.
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RIPON - The Almond Blossom buffet breakfast takes place Sunday at the Ripon Veterans of Foreign Wars, 12455 E. West Ripon Road.
Dave Thompson was well aware of Manteca's homeless 20 years ago.
The California Legislature today is conducting a joint hearing on Proposition 16 – the measure PG&E crafted for the June 8 ballot requiring a super majority of voters to approve any attempts to weaken the for-profit's monopoly on retail power sales.
The Manteca Women of the Moose is looking for crafters for its outdoor craft boutique to be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Moose Lodge, 1185 North Main St. in Manteca.
Award-winning Manteca artist, Jean Ramey, is stating an encore number in Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library's annual reading program, One Book, One San Joaquin.
MODESTO – Modesto Junior College Agriculture and Environmental Science Division will host the annual MJC Truck and Tractor Pull on Saturday, Oct. 11, in the Agriculture Center for Education Pavilion located on the MJC West Campus at 2201 Blue Gum Avenue in Modesto.
The Manteca Police Department SHARP's volunteer unit is holding a charity fundraiser garage sale today, Saturday and Sunday at 413 Parkwood Drive from 9 to 4 p.m. each day.
Delta College nursing students are learning hospital procedures at Doctors Hospital of Manteca as they work the floor under their instructor Melissa Black and observe active procedures with registered nurses and patients.
Government doesn't - and shouldn't - have all the answers.
Someone dumps a pile of garbage in front of your property. It is strewn all over the place. The perpetrator is unknown. So what do you do?
It might not be the most unique approach at making a stand.
An informative forum featuring local candidates in the running for Ripon City Council, San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors and the superintendents of schools will be held Tuesday, Sept. 30.
One more Eagle Scout is expected to take flight soon with the completed construction of a new, mostly steel Santa's House that will be used during the Christmas season at the corner of Yosemite Avenue and Main Street in downtown Manteca.
LATHROP – Another 50 jobs are coming to Lathrop.
A CVS Pharmacy used drug collection receptacle has been mounted permanently into the floor of the Manteca Police Department's front lobby for the convenience of the public, according to Capt. Charlie Goeken.
His mom was known to "dance on the tracks."
It's an annual event held during the month of the year when ghosts and goblins, haunted houses and scary stories dominate daily conversations, decor.