RIPON - Keeping the memory and the passion of cancer research supporter Alison Council is what is motivating Ripon women to "paint the town purple" with ribbons and banners that can be seen throughout the town.
Phil Waterford – the owner of Manteca Ford-Mercury who openly strives to interweave his Christian faith and principles in his business – is the keynote speaker for the 44th annual Manteca Community Prayer Breakfast.
Six gardens will be showcased in this year's annual garden tour sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club. Two of the gardens featured are in the Del Webb community north of Lathrop Road.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District General Manager Jeff Shields made his case for taking over the retail power distribution from PG&E in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon to more than two dozen people at the Manteca library Monday night.
LATHROP – Lathrop councilman Christopher Mateo stubbornly dug in his heels. But no amount of "ranting and raving," as he described his opposition to Safe and Sane Fireworks, stopped the will of the majority.
About 500 athletes are converging on Manteca from as far away as Arizona and Utah to compete in the 2010 Manteca Senior Games that open on Saturday.
One of Manteca's most popular kids' events - the Sunrise Kiwanis' fishing derby and safety fair- takes place this Saturday, May 8, from 7 to 11 a.m. in the CVS Drug Store parking lot at 1190 North Main Street.
Father Dante Dammay, parochial vicar at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Parish in Manteca, was one of nearly 50 priests honored recently in Fremont in conjunction with the worldwide celebration of "Year for Priests" declared by Pope Benedict XVI.
Each year, the Indian Education Program servicing students of the Manteca Unified School District must present its federal grant for public viewing.
Organizers of the one-day trip to New York City along with a five-day stay in Washington, D.C., are still accepting registrations for youngsters interested in this excursion planned for June 2011.
STOCKTON - The classic comedy hit "Barefoot in the Park" opens Wednesday and runs through Sunday, May 30, at Stockton Civic Theatre.
Roughly 1,400 property owners each year fail to abate weeds until after they are issued a warning by the Manteca Fire Department.
Two have devoted their lives to educating youth. One didn't just put her heart and soul into community service but also muscle when the task came to dig graves to keep East Union Cemetery open. Another risked his life saving fellow soldiers against all odds.
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.
Mary Kennedy-Bracken sees a lot of good things in Lathrop's future.
STOCKTON – Testimony has been given. Both sides have made their case.
A 3-year-old girl fell 13 feet from an upstairs window Saturday afternoon to the concrete below, landing on her feet.
The 30th edition of the Manteca Pumpkin Fair kicks off next week when the carnival starts a five-day run adjacent to the old Best Buy store in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at the 120 Bypass and Union Road.
Tracy is leading the way among South County cities when it comes to reducing water use over last year's consumption levels.
What one Ripon seventh grader learned watching TV may have saved another student's life.
Children slip through the cracks.
The ninth annual Pumpkin Run on Saturday, Oct. 4, will go on as scheduled after a brief cancellation on Thursday.
Beginning Monday, Sept. 22, one-way, intermittent traffic control will be in place on Louise Avenue between Airport Way and Main Street from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Traffic control flaggers will be stationed at each end of the construction zone, and motorists can expect 5-to-10 minute delays.