During the Memorial Day observance on May 31 at East Union Cemetery, it was announced that one of Manteca's military sons, Staff Sgt. Jesse Reyes of the United States Army, had been wounded in Afghanistan.
It's the ear-to-ear grin and the toothy smile that prove Dale Williams loves his 1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V.
RIPON - The prospect of a citizen volunteer corps may be one answer for a limping Ripon city government operation that has lost much of its general fund income to the State of California.
Del Webb at Woodbridge's baseball field scoreboard might have seemed lopsided to outsiders, but at the end of the day, the score didn't even matter.
A frantic 9-1-1 call about a two-week-old baby turning blue Wednesday afternoon in Wal-Mart got an immediate response from police personnel receiving the dispatcher's plea for help.
Manteca has adequate water supplies for the development of 300 acres in northwest Manteca including the much-touted CenterPoint Intermodal Center.
LATHROP – Arnita Montiel wants to see the Lathrop Community Center gym named after Scott Brooks, arguably the city's most famous son to date.
Councilman Steve DeBrum is getting impatient with weeds along Highway 99.
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop, San Joaquin County, two Sheriff's sergeants, and 50 unnamed individuals are identified as defendants in a civil rights wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the parents of the late Jeremy Lum of Lathrop.
Vic Roblas didn't mind cooking up enough hot dogs, hot links, and Lockeford sausages for his entire neighborhood on National Night Out Tuesday evening.
Manteca Police are hoping to arm merchants with information on how to best keep gang activity from creating problems for their business.
RIPON - It is becoming a standard Ripon routine: Dinner downtown on Thursday and then swing by the nearby farmers market to buy fresh produce, chat with friends, and enjoy live tunes.
LATHROP – Tye Peyton is the proverbial new kid on the block where he lives in Lathrop.
Downtown Manteca is unlike virtually any other valley town in that it is still at the heart of the city.
Getting to hang out after school in his parents' music store wasn't something that George Janis enjoyed doing as a 5-year-old.
Medically focused college students are being offered scholarship applications by the Doctors Hospital volunteers to help them shoulder the cost of their schooling, available Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Safety - and the desire to have less illegal fireworks launched - trumped Big League Dreams bringing in upwards of $40,000 and non-profits enjoying a 40 percent bump in the sale of safe and sane fireworks.
Several Ash Wednesday Masses and scripture services are being observed at St. Anthony of Padua in Manteca and St. Patrick's Church in Ripon. Ashes will be distributed during each service.
Calvary Community Church will host the Central Valley R3 Men's Conference on Saturday.
The lawsuits have started.
Mohsen Tarin, the President of Electro Imaging Systems, Inc.'s new Central Valley office at 259 Spreckels Ave., is inviting the public to a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony and chamber coffee on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
Manteca may finally get a dog park first promised in 2003.
The San Joaquin Valley - the most productive farming region on the planet - is America's food basket.
It didn't take long for Lathrop's founders to realize that development needs to pay its own way.
The North Pointe Specific Plan is a major project for the City of Ripon.
Dave Phippen is more than just a simple almond farmer.
Manteca's elected leaders will decide whether to celebrate the Fourth of July on the actual day or move the city's aerial fireworks display to July 3.
Alex Hildebrand was an engineer by training and a farmer by vocation.
Did you have pets as a child? What was your favorite color? How many siblings did you have? What was your favorite subject in school?
Only one more roadblock remains before South San Joaquin Irrigation District can legally make an offer to buy PG&E retail electrical facilities in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.