RIPON - The overall number of youth involved with the Ripon Police Activities League has more than doubled since its council-sponsored inception several years ago.
Visitors from all over the world stay at the famous rustic, elegant, and pricey Awahanee Hotel in Yosemite Valley.
The name of Jeff Shields' favorite Christmas song? Try "Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow."
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way.
RIPON - It looks like it'll be at least another year before Ripon ever sees a Wal-Mart constructed in town.
LATHROP - TCN Properties has six months to complete the improvements of the portion of Golden Valley Parkway between Towne Centre Drive and Brookhurst at Mossdale Landing.
Public libraries with treats such as coffee on the side aren't a modern creation.
It's the first day of the New Year.
STOCKTON - San Joaquin County is seeking applicants for the position of Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk which will become vacant on January 5, 2009 with the retirement of Gary Freeman.
Dave Thompson knows that his organization is facing a tough financial future.
Kelley Brothers Brewing Co. & Brickyard Oven Restaurant - arguably Manteca's marquee independent dining spot - marks its 10th anniversary in 2009.
Jose Zaragoza will be among those on the Donate Life float at the 120th annual Rose Parade on New Year's Day.
Dana Solomon wants to do everything he can to make sure that independent ambulance companies continue to exist in California.
Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue turns 70 years old in 2009.
One Manteca grandmother remembered a newspaper story about pleas for money to get out of jail by "grandsons" that warned her of the fraud that was confronting her on the telephone.
The homeless debate at Library Park is about to become political.
Lightning didn't strike David Fitzgerald dead on Wednesday night.
Two days of police skills competitions face some 35 teams of teenage police explorers from throughout California and as far away as Honolulu on Friday and Saturday at Ripon High School for the Fourth Annual Central Valley Explorer Challenge.
A fire described as suspicious caused $150,000 in damages to a Manteca home at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night in the 200 block of El Capitan Avenue.
Hundreds - if not thousands - of Lathrop and Manteca residents with government insured home mortgages could avoid spending well over $2,000 a year if future growth ends up bankrolling levees to withstand a 200-year flood.
Second Saturday volunteers helped get work started on upgrading the exterior appearance of HOPE Ministries' seven transitional housing units in the neighborhood east of Doctors Hospital.
LATHROP – Politics can get nasty in Lathrop.
Just their presence alone has prompted a subsequent counter-gathering by those on the other side of the fence.
A combined flea market / yard sale?
If 200-year flood protection isn't secured - or at least a financial and implementation plan in place by July 1, 2016 - development of the Great Wolf Resort and family entertainment zone, The Trails at Manteca, and other residential projects in southwest Manteca won't take place.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustees vice president Evelyn Moore filed her candidate's papers Monday at the San Joaquin County Registrar's Office in Stockton.
She did what she was supposed to do.
A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.
Jaden Powell's favorite subject in school is science.