Each year, the San Joaquin County Office of Education conducts a Teacher of the Year program.
The death of a Manteca teen that was struck by a vehicle while walking home from an orchard party may mean fewer high school students engaging in the after-hours tradition.
It's 13 minutes before 11 p.m., and Arturo Tomez is milling about outside of the AMC Showplace Cinemas with a pack of friends.
Drivers younger than 18 in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop - as well as throughout California - have driving restrictions stipulated under state law in an attempt to save lives of the inexperienced drivers and their passengers.
Sequence failed continuity.
Stealing water during a drought is a crime that the South San Joaquin Irrigation District board wants stopped.
Before "Woman of Substance" even became known as the title of a bestseller book, or a catch phrase of the feminist movement, there was Betty Bergthold.
Mothers' Day at our house are most days of the year, when that special woman I married 54 years ago witnesses her efforts continuing to bloom after raising three boys and a girl – all leading successful lives in their vocations today.
Nearly 100 rural Manteca residents are casting a wary eye toward the City of Manteca's plans to potentially use recycled treated wastewater for everything from park and farmland irrigation to recharging underground water tables.
She is someone who has been a role model to many young female athletes, as well as an overall achiever and community volunteer.
It didn't turn into the Streets of Laredo.
When Kathy Beer Napolitano became pregnant, she made the difficult decision to leave the Air Force.
Carolina Gutierrez has a stellar resume.
LATHROP - It would have been really easy for Gloria Ruiz to just keep driving.
The grass isn't always greener.
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.
Arguably the most ambitious private-public partnership ever undertaken by the City of Manteca - the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone that could be anchored by a Great Wolf Resort - is about to get another player.
Two seats are up for grabs on the Ripon City Council come November.
The late Les Reile made a habit of feeding the hungry in Manteca, Ripon, Escalon and Stockton.