<p>There were no high-profile water features in Manteca seven years ago.
<p>RIPON - Dr. Kent Hufford of Ripon has put a medical team together scheduled to fly to earthquake ravaged Haiti Wednesday night – a trip that now may or may not happen.
<p>If a Manteca Police officer orders your vehicle towed you'll going to pay a lot more in the coming weeks to get your car back.
<p>Manteca's multiple year campaign to upgrade neighborhood park playgrounds is two steps closer to completion.
<p>Albert Carrasco had a lot to look forward to after packing up all of his worldly belongings and sending them to Hawaii – the tropical paradise that he would soon call home and the place he would welcome the newest extension to his growing family.
<p>LATHROP - There will be no Lathrop City Council meeting tonight.
<p>Three free educational seminars concerning estate and long-term care planning, probate, and living trusts will be presented during January by attorney Gina B. Leguira at the Manteca Branch Library.
<p>Low-income residents of San Joaquin County will be able to obtain free government surplus food on Thursday, January 21, at locations throughout San Joaquin County. Distribution will continue until supplies are exhausted.
<p>Get ready for four more days of wind and rain.
<p>With a halter growing into its neck, a two-year-old donkey was found wandering on Highway near Escalon along Sutliss Road. It was fortunate to be rescued and given medical treatment.
<p>RIPON – It's only a matter of time before the Almond Queen hopefuls get to show their stuff on the runway.
The City Council Tuesday will decide whether to switch the aerial show and the community celebration at the Big League Dreams sports complex to Saturday, July 3, in a bid to save the city $17,405. The council meets at 7 p.m. at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
Water pressure is expected to improve in the Powers Tract neighborhood and areas north of Moffat Boulevard to South Main Street with a new water main being placed in beneath Moffat Boulevard.
It was the theft of a dead man's passion that prompted an all out effort by law enforcement officers to right the wrong this week.
<p>David Diskin doesn't want to offend anybody.
<p>Two Manteca men in their early 20s survived a flash fire in their 1996 Chevy Lumina Monday afternoon as it was parked in a rural dirt driveway on Peach Avenue west of Union Road shortly before 2 p.m.
<p>Top Chef launched chef Michael Midgley's star as a small-town cook with big-league potential.
<p>Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford wants the city staff to start taking steps to reduce water waste now and not later.
<p>What are the immediate and long-term library needs of Lathrop, Manteca, and Ripon?
<p>When Jennifer Munoz came up with the idea for trying to raise $3,000 to overhaul Santa's Downtown Manteca home, she knew it was going to be a long shot.
<p> A "gold bar" the size of a small chocolate bar and supposedly valued at $14,000 took a trio of shoppers to the cleaners at a Manteca shopping center over the weekend.
<p>By day, Robert Iniquez is a mild-mannered salesman with Golden State Lumber.
<p>The year 2013 closed on a high note for other schools that are not part of the Manteca Unified School District area.
<p>WESTON RANCH - A 49-year-old woman was arrested on charges of murdering a Weston Ranch man in his home.
<p>LATHROP – It was the last piece of the puzzle.
<p>By DENNIS WYATT