This year the Manteca Relay for Life Committee is hard at work to reach its goals. The volunteer members are striving to become a Million Dollar Relay. What that means is that if they hit their fundraising goal of $167,000 for this year's event, they will have raised $1,000,000 in 11 years.
Swamp rock 'n rockabilly night is coming to Manteca.
Fagundes Meats of Manteca is catering the drive-thru dinner fund-raiser for 2008 Sierra High School graduate Sierra Johnson who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, just before Thanksgiving last year. She is being treated at the Oakland Children's Hospital where she is scheduled to have a bone marrow transplant next month.
The American Legion's big steak dinner is this Saturday, April 17, at the Legion Hall, 220 E. Yosemite Ave.
Victoria Martin is battling cancer.
RIPON – The crowd around the Marissa's Closet booth at the Crossroads Street Fair was almost overwhelming for Melinda Shaw.
LATHROP – The latest step in the City of Lathrop's continuing effort to rejuvenate the areas in and around the Historic Old Town District is being discussed at the next Planning Commission meeting on Wednesday.
San Joaquin City - or what few traces are left of it - is stuck in the middle of nowhere along the river it was named after to the southeast of the Airport Way crossing.
Can you judge a book by its cover?
Scenes from the BOYS & GIRLS BARN DANCE
Thirty-two McParland School students from the third through sixth grades participated in the San Joaquin County Science Olympiad at McNair High School in Stockton.
Is watermelon a fruit or vegetable?
South San Joaquin Irrigation District's 100 percent green energy portfolio also is generating plenty of green.
Wind gusts and steady rain ended the 14th annual Crossroads of California Sunday several hours ahead of schedule.
Pulte Homes started 19 new homes in the firm's Del Web at Woodbridge neighborhood in North Manteca during March.
Two seats are up for grabs on the Ripon City Council come November.
The late Les Reile made a habit of feeding the hungry in Manteca, Ripon, Escalon and Stockton.
Here's yet another sign of the times. The demise of family-owned dairy farm operations. In many cases, the dairy farm has been handed down from one generation to the next.
By JASON CAMPBELL
LATHROP – Last year Lathrop collected $350,000 in hotel taxes.
There is a good reason these days why California has happy cows, as touted in the Milk Advisory Board-backed television advertising. It's the same reason that could put a happy smile on the faces of dairy farmers in the Golden State.
If you wait for your dad's shoes, you'll wait all your life.
The day started at 5 a.m. for the Curnejo family. Jaime and wife Velma, and their older children, were up before the break of dawn – winter, spring, summer and fall. No fail. They had nearly 200 cows to milk in the barn.
These are busy days at the FESM Hall in Manteca.
It's been 14 years since the United States drought monitor went into effect.
Thirty young Japanese students are looking for host families this summer. They will be arriving on July 26 and will be in Manteca until Aug 26. During that time, the students who are between the ages of 13 and 17, will be attending classes to be held at St. Mary of the Virgin Anglican Church at the corner of Cottage and Louise avenues in Manteca.
LATHROP – There hasn't been a dam failure in Northern California for almost half a century.
He's been on one of the most beloved American comedy series' of all time.
You will reduce your water use.
Several dozen cars stopped.