RIPON – The 24-mile bike ride builds slowly out of Ripon, tracing its way along country roads through the south county.
STOCKTON – Former Lathrop priest Dean McFalls has resigned from the Stockton Diocese after telling parishioners he's about to father a child.
Solar power is threatening the bottom line of PG&E and other California utilities. It is why the South San Joaquin Irrigation District General Manager Jeff Shields believes the for-profit utility is embracing Assembly Bill 327. The legislation, which is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, would eliminate the current four tiered electrical rate structure for customers and replace it with two rates. One would be subsidized for low-income users while the other would be charged for ...
Nikka Perez, the 10-year-old Lincoln School sixth grader run down by a hit and run driver last week, is resting in the U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento following surgery to repair her badly injured right leg.
A little lady with silver and black hair emerged from a vehicle, wearing a button-down jacket and a brave face.
Evelyn Moore remembered her sporty two-seat car. That was back in her days in Ponca City, Okla. She and her husband, Paul, purchased the red 1952 MGT some 60 years ago on a 90-day bank loan. "Back then, you paid whatever you can," Moore recalled in her Letters to Grandchildren piece shared at the class held Thursday in the Manteca Historical Museum. About a dozen seniors took part in this first of eight sessions, including ...
There's a common fallacy in the appreciation for chambers of commerce and ours is no exception.
The bariatric surgery center at Doctors Hospital of Manteca has been accredited as a Level 2 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The accreditation demonstrates the surgery center's commitment to delivering the highest quality care for its bariatric surgery patients.
The Give Every Child a Chance 13th annual Casino Night Fundraiser is on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St., Manteca.
South County firefighters trained together in a simulated mass casualty incident with multiple vehicle accidents last week to hone their life-saving skills.
Manteca is mandated by state law to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. That is going to require the private and public sectors to use less water, plant more trees, install more solar systems, the use of more roundabouts for traffic control, higher development densities, and ditching cars whenever possible. Those local strategies and others are part are being considered for adoption as part of the City of Manteca's Climate Action Plan before the Planning Commission. ...
LAGUNA BEACH (AP) - A 41-year-old Laguna Beach police officer has died when his motorcycle crashed into a pickup truck.
Jeannie Albers knows when summer is over and fall is about to begin. Summer's staple fruits like peaches, nectarines, and apricots begin to dwindle from the small roadside produce stand that she and husband Larry has set up in front of their large garden on Woodward Avenue. "Pretty soon, they will be gone in three weeks. And the watermelons – that will be gone pretty soon, too," she said as she deadheaded the roses in ...
Barbara Marie Fitch Hildebrand's lifelong passion was books and the library. Thousands of volunteer work racked up at the Manteca Public Library attest to that.
Manteca Unified School District is unveiling its new Regional Environmental Studies Center (RESC) Wednesday, Sept. 26, along with public debut of the Manteca Unified Vocational Academy Café.
It took America less time to beat back the Axis Powers in World War II than it has a low-profile bureaucracy to process an application aimed at putting in place 15 percent lower electricity rates throughout Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Tyler Jennings Wilson was an outgoing young man, charismatic, and a devoted husband and father, among his many sterling qualities that family and friends will long remember.
Joanne Gross had an important job Wednesday night.
Carolyn Cano has a mission. You can call it Rosaries for Students' Scholarships.
LATHROP – When it comes to giving thanks and charitable donations during the holidays, Congressman Jerry McNerney will see just about all types and all flavors .
Brian Mills was on the phone all-day Monday.
It takes $500,000 a year to keep the doors of the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club open to provide a safe haven for 1,500 youth.
Debby Moorhead is ending a nearly 10-year stint as the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's Chief Executive Officer.
The race is on to raise the funds needed for the installation and dedication of the mural honoring the veterans of World War II.
The holidays are a time for reflection.
Not everyone thinks spending $30,000 for a "high visibility" crosswalk on Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive is a wise move.
Tiffany Garland scanned the phone list and looked for people that she thought might be willing to make donations.
Folks in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop counted their blessings and then shared them with the less fortunate.
The sign on the side of the closet on wheels said it all: "The church has left the building."
The Manteca Senior Center, 275 Cherry Lane, will host the annual Breakfast with Santa youth event on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 9 a.m.