RIPON – Having her mother volunteering as part of the court of the Ripon Almond Blossom Queen several years ago gave Camila Sweaney an early taste of what the event was all about.
Beverly Proctor leaves an empty desk in the Manteca Bulletin's advertising department and a great emptiness in the hearts of staff members.
Congress - wrestling with hundreds of billions of dollars in bailout requests - is going to be lobbied to help with funding for the proposed Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau Central Valley Regional Events Center.
Youth are being asked to design posters aimed at discouraging their peers from joining gangs.
RIPON – When Ripon Superintendent Louise Nan opened an envelope from the Sacramento desk of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, she knew that the news wasn't going to be good.
Manteca Unified's seven trustees have a big incentive to embrace the Level II budget cuts being advanced to them at Tuesday's board meeting in a bid to bridge a $14 million budget deficit for the next school year.
There were upwards of 400 Manteca households that were late enough with their municipal water, sewer, and garbage bills in 2006 that they received a 48-hour shut-off notice.
Eight Olympic Gold Medalist USA softball players are instructing a two-day skills clinic April 9-10 over spring break at Big League Dreams.
The Festa do Espirito Santo Manteca (FESM) kicked off the crab feed season in Manteca Saturday night.
Wayne Knauf never knew that he'd become a lay-expert on famous fur trapper and mountain man Jedediah Smith.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is taking steps to develop a public benefits program required of all retail electrical providers in California.
A boom in retail construction, ironically, is the only bright spot in the revenue outlook for the City of Manteca as it contends with a projected deficit in excess of $11.3 million for the fiscal year starting July 1.
High school students may have to pay up to $153 per sport next school year to participate in after-school athletics.
STOCKTON - The ongoing foreclosure crisis has forced many homeowners to give up their family pet.
RIPON – After the resignation of Director of Curriculum Lisa Bojé, the Ripon Unified School District will use a multitude of other personnel to fill the role she once occupied.
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.