LATHROP – The name of the new Lathrop police chief who will replace former Chief Dolores Delgado will be announced Tuesday, Jan. 29, by Sheriff Steve Moore.
RIPON – Karena Stephens admits that she didn't know as much as she would have liked about the businesses in the place that she now calls home.
What would you ask your grandmother if she were still alive? Did you really know that much about her? What do your grandchidren know about you?
Retail sales at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley reached $26,758,000 in the initial seven months after the first store opened its doors.
LATHROP – Some of the homes at Camino Real Mobile Estates in Lathrop are sinking, and residents are pointing the blame at the heavy truck traffic on Harlan Road and the poor condition of the road.
Driving the streets of Manteca Jim Todd noticed an incredible resource going to waste – fresh citrus.
RIPON – Annaliese Ippolito always admired the young women who were selected to represent Ripon as they made their way down Main Street in the annual Almond Blossom parade.
LATHROP – Repairs on a section of Harlan Road between Louise Avenue and Lathrop Road could start in early April.
RIPON - It was "Oliebollen Day" at Bethany Home with residents and staff flocking to the afternoon event in the west dining room where Marie De Bie and Elizabeth Van Klaveren had set up their operation to turn out some 200 of the deep-fried treats.
A young driver who claimed a leg injury in an intersection accident at Main and Wawona streets shortly after 2 p.m. on Monday was found in the Walmart store following the crash where he told officers he had gone to get medical attention.
The Lathrop City Council's regular meetings on the first and third Monday of the month will be rebroadcasted on the Tuesday after each meeting at 7 p.m. The council members, at their most recent meeting, also decided to continue the rebroadcasting of the regular meetings on Wednesdays at noon. Council meetings are broadcasted live on Cable Channel 97. In December, the council voted to change its regular meetings from every first and third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. to the first and third Monday of each month. That move necessitated the change in the rebroadcasting ...
It was the biggest pile of rubble Manteca had ever seen.
Manteca bureaucrats have ordered environmental impact studies for farmland conversion despite the fact it has already been addressed in a litigated settlement between the development community, environmental groups, and public agencies throughout San Joaquin County.
An intoxicated 30-year-old homeless man with the last name of Swanson was clipped by a westbound Union Pacific train and dragged 70 yards near the Yosemite Avenue crossing shortly after 6 p.m. Monday. The man escaped serious injury and reportedly only had shoulder abrasions. He was transported to a local hospital.
RIPON – As a lifelong Ripon resident, Megan Kuhn has nothing but fond memories of growing up around the Almond Blossom Festival.
Editor's note: The following is Jeff Tilton's Facebook post about the Bank of the West hostage situation in Stockton on Wednesday.
A Tactical Tacos fundraiser is being held on Friday, August, 8, to benefit the Manteca and Ripon Tactical Officers Association at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, from 6 until 11 p.m. Tickets are $30 and includes tacos, two drink tickets and door prizes.
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.