RIPON - Two Ripon High School juniors – a boy and a girl – went before the school board Monday night and questioned the thinking behind the current dress code.
RIPON – Just because school started doesn't mean you have to sacrifice all of the benefits of spending time outside in the summer.
Crystal Downs has a passion for people, a woman who meets her challenges daily, with a zest to make a difference. She has her own ideas about downtown redevelopment, too, manifest in her own recently restored business front.
It's only been a year since Sierra High School grad Devin Tailes left Northern California to chase her dream of musical stardom.
Manteca's next big housing boom could take place in southwest Manteca.
Manteca's first industrial employer wasn't Spreckels Sugar.
RIPON - You don't have to travel far for a peaceful woodland stroll along the river.
The first day of school is Monday, Aug. 16.
LATHROP – The Lathrop City Council last week unanimously approved the conversion of the roadside stretch in front of Lathrop Elementary into a 13-foot Class II bike lane that will allow both vehicular and bike traffic.
It was a team effort that made the weekend's first Manteca Police motorcycle safety challenge such a terrific success, according to Lt. Nick Obligacion.
Golf might be a gentleman's game but its accompanying politics in Manteca historically have been more cut-throat than orderly.
LATHROP – Lathrop's first fireworks fund-raiser ended with a resounding bang at the cash register.
RIPON - It has taken a state administrative law panel more than eight weeks to reach a decision on a 29-year-tenured Ripon High School teacher who had declined to take additional course work in support of teaching English learners.
It's a safe bet playing at the upcoming Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Texas Hold 'Em & Bingo Night will benefit kids.
Gang-related assaults continue to grow in Manteca while virtually every other category of crime is experiencing double digit drops in year-to-year comparisons.
The stories come all too frequently.
Cecily Ballungay smiled as she chatted with elected officials, developers and the titans of Manteca's businesses community beneath a shade structure at the Matthews home at Delicato winery.
A Tracy motorist was ordered to stand trial for his part in a June 11 road rage incident on Highway 99.
Baby JoJo, an 18-month-old toddler involved in a Fathers' Day crash at Airport Way and Lathrop Road, died of his injuries Wednesday at the Oakland Children's Hospital.
Farmers in at least two California irrigation districts - South San Joaquin and Oakdale - are considering whether to ignore a letter from the state calling for historic cuts in water use during the drought, a lawyer said Thursday.
Manteca Unified is launching educational tours for community members this fall to help people understand how the Going Digital initiative is being used to enhance learning in the classroom.
Vince Hernandez believes the time has come for serious movement toward the city expanding Manteca's library facilities.
A bookmobile is coming to a Manteca park near you.
Enforcement and rebates to save water are trumping further restrictions so far in the Manteca Citizens Committee on Water Conservation's deliberations.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is not going to sign documents that say they will comply with the curtailment order issued to pre-1914 water right holders nearly two weeks ago by the state Department of Water Resources.
The Spring Creek Golf and Country Club usually gets nostalgic come this time of the year.
The Manteca Unified School District board wanted to do as much as possible to make Tuesday's meeting about the appointment of a trustee to fill the vacant term left by Alexander Bronson's resignation.
The California Attorney General's office stunned senior water rights holders in San Joaquin County Superior Court Tuesday by stating State Water Resources Control Board curtailment orders have no teeth.
Nicholas Tejeda will be leaving Doctors Hospital of Manteca on July 3 as its chief executive officer for a similar post in El Paso at the Sierra Providence East Medical Center.
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.