Randy Sutton thought it would be an easy exit to leave the fire department after almost three decades in Manteca – just to walk away, but in reality it is a big hurdle for him.
RIPON - Ripon cops and firefighters are teaming up against a Ripon High School alumni squad for a benefit basketball game Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in the Ripon High gymnasium.
OAKDALE - A public meeting on Jan. 20 for a new, second permit filed to spread the remainder of Con Agra's byproduct pond mud onto rural Oakdale properties brought out less than a dozen people, including the presenters, but a new player is now in the mix.
Nominations are being sought for the Manteca Hall of Fame's Class of 2009.
Zoning – arguably the biggest impact on private property that government has – could have sweeping changes in the coming months in Manteca.
LATHROP – Parking by permit only was one of the suggestions brought up during the Lathrop City Council discussion earlier this week on the problem of trucks parked on city streets.
Getting involved with gangs at an early age and having no direction could have spelt disaster for Jon Cardoza.
Gary Wilson was hit by the "love bug" when he was just a five-year-old boy.
Agape Villages Foster Family Agency has promoted Joann Beattie to Senior Vice President of Resource and Development.
Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Association will present the fourth concert on its 23rd anniversary season with the New Pacific Trio, a faculty piano trio in residence at the University of the Pacific, during a concert Saturday, Feb. 6, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church.
California's state-of-the-art high speed trains are likely to pass through the Manteca area.
RIPON - Ripon's Assist International humanitarian relief distribution center – with headquarters in Scott's Valley – is playing a pivotal role in the relief and rescue operations on the ground today in Haiti.
LATHROP – An incident that happened two years ago in Lathrop highlights some of the problems related to truck parking, illegal or not.
The Rainbow Girls pancake breakfast took place Sunday at the Masonic Temple on Powers Avenue.
Dick's Sporting Goods – a major sports goods store – was among the early serious prospects to locate at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
Six years ago Juvenal Lechuga was a Nile Garden School eighth grader struggling to overcome bone cancer.
A month ago, the Make-A-Wish Foundation brought Riley Simmons' wildest dreams to life, surprising the 11-year-old cancer survivor with a Hawaiian vacation.
LATHROP – Once it's open it will be one of the best public skate parks in Northern California.
When it comes to policy, the City of Ripon and the Ripon Consolidated Fire District may soon have one in place that mirrors itself.
An opportunity to quiz the three candidates vying for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent will take place on Thursday, April 24.
It's a major undertaking: Make Manteca's official color green.
It was supposed to carry Manteca into the advertising future.
It was a shocker Tuesday morning for seven graduating high school seniors who were giving speeches in what they thought was the final competition for the Central Valley of Association's one and only college scholarship award.
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First the good news: The water play feature at Library Park will be turned on in time for the 18th annual downtown Manteca Crossroads Street Faire.
Bonus bucks - fees paid by developers for sewer allocation certainty - will pay for a 3,000-square-foot building to house the Manteca Veterans of Foreign Wars Jimmie Connors Post 6311.
Patty Reece loves her orchids.
Mike Mallory wants to put hunger on the run.
The Manteca Crossroads Street Faire is set for Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
The Lathrop Rotary rededicated a brass plaque marking the historic 1846 journey of the first known sail launch to journey from San Francisco up the San Joaquin River.