RIPON - It was definitely a Ripon Chamber of Commerce evening for two couples new to Ripon as they registered their delight with the "Taste of Ripon" wine stroll Thursday night coming out the front door of the Bank of Stockton.
It's a $6.6 million gamble that future Altamont Commuter Express high speed rail service will go through downtown Manteca and not down the center of the 120 Bypass.
Jayme Moffatt and her dad, Chuck Saarlos, wiped away tears from their eyes as they watched the evergreen tree transform magically into a Tree of Lights.
Manteca filmmaker Jon Walkup credits his time in the video production class at Sierra High School – where he graduated from last year – as providing him with the supportive environment he needed to tackle his artistic endeavors.
The Manteca Pumpkin Fair folks have turned 30.
RIPON – For more than a decade the annual 'Taste of Ripon' has allowed residents to mingle with downtown merchants in a friendly and festive environment.
POPE VALLEY - Budge Brown spent 31 seasons spreading joy among hundreds of thousands of people who stopped by the Manteca Waterslides.
Sales tax collected within California's 768 local jurisdictions - including Manteca - were mostly flat for the July, September, and August.
A Doctors Hospital Christmas tree representing yuletide donations to the Hospice of San Joaquin will burst into a colorful and brilliant dedication tonight at 6 p.m. to loved ones who have passed away.
Kassy Menke found herself in the role of the bully.
Manuel Medeiros is a unique breed of politician.
The biggest thing in Manteca this time of year isn't the twilight parade, homes with 130,000-plus lights, or even Santa's arrival at his downtown hut.
There are 10 bands, hundreds of smiling kids doing everything from twirling to dancing, and fire engines bringing up the rear carrying the guest of honor.
RIPON – Keith Moore stood patiently alongside the gazebo at the Mistlin Fountain Monday night and waited for the Christmas tree lighting festivities to begin.
LATHROP - One can't talk about Lathrop's economic growth in the last decade or so without mentioning the non-profit San Joaquin Partnership at the same time.
The sun shaved $1.4 million off the Manteca Unified electricity bill during the first full year that solar panels were in place at 25 campuses and the district office complex.
The Manteca Unified School District Board of Education hasn't agreed on much lately.
Alexandria Place is a proposed 4.79 acre housing development nestled along the main intersections of Doak Boulevard and Vera Avenue in Ripon.
Villa Ticino West - a 760-home neighborhood approved in 2004 - is gearing up to move forward.
Some people look at a library and just see books.
Six people received major injuries in two collisions at the Airport Way and Lathrop Road intersection within 14 hours of each - one around 9 p.m. Sunday night and the other before 11 a.m. Monday.
Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) train and rail service is launching a new text-messaging program for riders looking to receive real-time responses specific to their travel.
Manteca's public safety personnel are teaming up in a bid to keep things as safe and sane as possible in the week leading up to the Fourth of July.
When Chuck and Terri Palmer first set out to send a batch of packages to their son-in-law who had been deployed to Iraq so that his guys could have a slice of home, they had no idea how big that single gesture would become.
Now that the school year has ended and the freedom of summer vacation has begun, Scott and Tracey Sylvester have one agenda for their six kids.
Eight farmers in the South San Joaquin Irrigation District have already run out of water with almost four months left in the growing season.
Enforce the rules.
The body of a 35-year-old Manteca man who had reportedly committed suicide was discovered in the south side of the Walmart parking lot near the Highway 120 Bypass shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday by a passerby, according to Manteca Police Sgt. Rob Armosino.
Five people are seeking appointment Tuesday to the Area 6 vacancy on the Manteca Unified School District board.
Forward thinking - and retaining city ownership of utilities - has given Manteca some of the lowest municipal utility rates in the region.