Richard Dokey has long traveled California's heartland. So it's no surprise that "The Hollywood Café," his latest book, has a Central Valley flavor of a bygone era. Dokey, for example, recalled the days when Highway 99 – he simply called it "The 99" – was a two-lane road that ran the length of the Golden State, connecting towns as far north into Oregon, and when the Delta between the Sacramento River and Rio Vista was ...
Knights of Columbus St. Anthony's Council #10693 of Manteca is a Columbian Award winner for the 2008-2009 fraternal year.
The American Chronic Pain Association is a peer and education support group for those coping with chronic pain and their families.
Get ready for some Jingle Bell Rock, Manteca-style. Jingle Bell Rock is the theme of the 27th annual Manteca Chamber of Commerce twilight holiday parade being staged Saturday. There are already more than 70 entries including every Manteca Unified School District school band. Entries are limited to 120 Chamber Chief Executive officer Debby Moorhead said the parade marshal this year will be the South San Joaquin Irrigation District in recognition of the agency's century of ...
Forget the Dow Jones Average or the leading economic indicators monitored by the Federal Reserve.
RIPON – For more than a decade the annual 'Taste of Ripon' has given residents the chance to mingle with downtown merchants in a friendly and festive environment.
You don't have to travel back East, drive up the high country or to the famed Sierra foothills to see for yourself that, indeed, autumn is here.
Santa's Wonderland at the Manteca Bass Pro Shops opened Saturday and runs through Dec. 24. Kids can get a free photo with Santa plus make free crafts.
90 years ago November 14, 1919 In a written communication presented to the city trustees at their meeting Monday night, Mayor Joshua Cowell offered his resignation, giving as a reason ill health and his trouble in hearing. Mr. Cowell has been a faithful worker for the city but he has been ill all summer and, as he says, is physically unable to attend to his duties. 80 years ago November 14, 1929 With ...
LATHROP – There's several inches of snow on the ground in Lathrop and it's going to stay there until at least March.
Bay Meadows Park adjoining the Boys & Girls Club could be renamed in honor of the late Bobette and Charlie Giles.
California voters in November 2010 may be asked to vote for a ballot measure that significantly curtails the state's ability to borrow or simply take money from cities and counties in order to cover state budget deficits.
RIPON - The number of Ripon Unified students losing their bus passes – 24 in just two weeks – has raised concerns among the school district administration. Passes had been initiated in mid-October because of the troubled economy's affect on the schools' budget.
Sometimes there's a place for glitz, glamour, and glitter. But on Wednesday night the eight talented performers vying for one of two available titles – Manteca Idol and Manteca Junior Idol – left the caboodle full of fun colors at home. After all, this was one of the most serious nights of the entire competition, and it had very little to do with the decision of the judges. With former Manteca Idol winner Cheyenne Milligan ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District on Tuesday will recognize students who achieved perfect 600 scores in the California Standards Test.
Since 2008, Manteca Unified School District has been in partnership with Lodi Support Our Troops in their annual Holiday Cheer Box Drive.
It may be called Pumpkin Fair. But judging by the human traffic that paraded Saturday Sunday around the Pumpkin Fair grounds in downtown Manteca, Family Fair may be an apt moniker for this popular annual event.
By JASON CAMPBELL
The best shot at saving the most prime farmland from development over the next 27 years in San Joaquin County is the creation of high density clusters of jobs, services and housing.
LATHROP – If you're a Lathrop resident you know what the city logo looks like.
It's going to be a "red carpet" treatment for elementary school scholars thanking them for their successes in school from the third through the eighth grade.
LATHROP – Last year the Lathrop Chamber of Commerce was on the verge of closing its doors.
FRESNO (AP) - Authorities Sunday were investigating what touched off a wild "running gun battle" inside and outside a Fresno motorcycle club's annual dance, leaving one man dead and at least a dozen other wounded.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it will comply with a judge's order and shut down a natural gas pipeline after safety issues were raised.
FRENCH CAMP - Its time again to gather along the banks of the San Joaquin River at Paulsen Ranch in French Camp for the annual Hot Rod Party.
CrossFit Excel will host "Barbell for Boobs: Helen Meets Grace" on Friday, Oct. 11, at the gym's facility at 1433 Moffat Boulevard in Manteca.
A live Egyptian band and Egyptian cuisine will highlight the annual festival at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Ripon from Friday through Sunday at 315 S. Orange St. in Ripon.
East Union High's Cass of 1983 is looking for classmates that haven't been contacted as well all staff who were involved with the class to attend the 30 year class reunion to be held Friday, Oct. 25, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Chez Shari.