Getting involved with gangs at an early age and having no direction could have spelt disaster for Jon Cardoza.
Gary Wilson was hit by the "love bug" when he was just a five-year-old boy.
Agape Villages Foster Family Agency has promoted Joann Beattie to Senior Vice President of Resource and Development.
Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Association will present the fourth concert on its 23rd anniversary season with the New Pacific Trio, a faculty piano trio in residence at the University of the Pacific, during a concert Saturday, Feb. 6, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church.
California's state-of-the-art high speed trains are likely to pass through the Manteca area.
RIPON - Ripon's Assist International humanitarian relief distribution center – with headquarters in Scott's Valley – is playing a pivotal role in the relief and rescue operations on the ground today in Haiti.
LATHROP – An incident that happened two years ago in Lathrop highlights some of the problems related to truck parking, illegal or not.
The Rainbow Girls pancake breakfast took place Sunday at the Masonic Temple on Powers Avenue.
Dick's Sporting Goods – a major sports goods store – was among the early serious prospects to locate at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
RIPON - The passion of the officers of the Ripon Police Department in reducing drinking and driving of motorists under the age of 21 was lauded this week by the California State Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) in the competitive California Law Enforcement Challenge.
RIPON - Ripon's Tony Mistlin has come a long way from the disciplinary wrath of teachers in a boys' prep school in England to becoming the owner of a Honda dealership and the community's No. 1 benefactor supporting its 120-acre sports park on River Road.
Students at Shasta School got a sampling of life in the world of professional sports compliments of Justin Friend.
A series of storms such as are now moving through Manteca would have sent business and home owners alike scurrying for sand bags in some parts of the city just 30 years ago.
For 16 years, Joe Waller uses this time of year to convert his Careers in Law Enforcement class room into a barroom.
Lloyd Haworth insisted.
In her final months, Frances Loureiro may have forgotten the lyrics to her favorite songs, but the beat and rhythm reverberated through her soul, connecting her with family and friends one last time.
Jeff Saunders has his house spruced up for the holiday.
STOCKTON – It took 63 months, millions of dollars and a community coalition that seemed to swell as more time went on.
Tumbleweeds blowing cross the 120 Bypass, minor street flooding, and a few downed trees and power lines was the worst that Mother Nature could throw at Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop in the biggest storm to pass through the Northern San Joaquin Valley since October 2008.
Another 210 turkeys and no family in need that requested turkeys for Thanksgiving and Christmas this year at Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop food closets will go without.
LATHROP – Arnita Montiel remembers Mo Iorio as fun loving and gregarious.
Kevin Custer clutched the microphone in one hand, thanking those that came before him – his father, his grandfathers, his uncles and his cousins – for bringing him to this moment.
STOCKTON – The arguments were the same.
Milestone birthdays beg for more than one bash.
For the sixth year in a row, all residents at Manteca Care and Rehabilitation Center are receiving gifts from Santa this Christmas.
David Strait is not only an accomplished educator but a man with a passion to serve the senior citizen community at Manteca's retirement communities by sitting at a keyboard during the dinner hour and playing.
The Tracy Friends of the Library played host to a reception celebrating the efforts of Friends of the Library groups throughout San Joaquin County. Representatives from the various Friends group took that opportunity to meet and share information about what they are doing in their local communities.
The biggest wallop of the strongest storm since October 2008 is expected to slam the Northern San Joaquin Valley today just before noon.