There will be fewer trees providing a snowy backdrop to this year's annual Ripon Almond Blossom Festival, thanks to the recent heavy storms accompanied by strong wind gusts of up to 45 mph.
SAN RAMON - East Bay Republican David Harmer is hoping to convince voters of California's 11th congressional district that he's the best candidate to represent their interests.
RIPON - "Established in 1874" will soon replace "Incorporated in 1945" on the recently erected historical arches spanning the road at two entrances to the city on both Main Street and Stockton Avenue.
It wasn't too many years ago that a former Manteca City Council member's mantra was "privatize, privatize, privatize."
STOCKTON – The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday adopted a resolution in support of Reclamation District 17's (RD 17) efforts to request funding to strengthen levees located within RD 17's boundaries.
MODESTO – During the first week of in-store collections for earthquake relief efforts in Haiti, the customers and employees of Save Mart Supermarkets – Save Mart, S-Mart Foods, Lucky, and FoodMaxx stores – have raised nearly $130,000 to benefit the American Red Cross.
"Cissy" of "Family Affair" fame is speaking in Manteca during the eighth annual Women's Connection networking event on Friday, Feb. 5.
Three of the biggest – as well as most pivotal and controversial Manteca Redevelopment Agency loans – have been paid in full and ahead of schedule.
Several Manteca residents south of the Highway 120 Bypass were in the dark for about four hours at the height of the rainstorm Wednesday.
Gouges in the pavement, crumbling asphalt along gutters and areas that it appeared weren't over paved on East Alameda Street will all be fixed when the weather cooperates.
STOCKTON – A high-speed rail system could someday zip through Manteca along the Union Pacific route.
Wind and rain with all its fury blasted through Manteca and all the South County Wednesday morning causing commuter tie ups with accidents followed by a string of power outages.
LATHROP – Ruben Sandoval has nothing but praise for the business family that owns Joe's Travel Plaza and the adjacent 81-room, three-story Best Western Inn & Suites Hotel on North Harlan Road.
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.