Dave Thompson was well aware of Manteca's homeless 20 years ago.
The California Legislature today is conducting a joint hearing on Proposition 16 – the measure PG&E crafted for the June 8 ballot requiring a super majority of voters to approve any attempts to weaken the for-profit's monopoly on retail power sales.
LATHROP – This free soup meal, with no strings attached whatsoever, is not a myth, a legend or a fable.
RIPON - The Great Valley Museum of Modesto Junior College will hold the annual Tule Fog Fete on Sunday, March 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Caswell State Park.
RIPON – The reign of current Miss Ripon Camila Sweaney will come to an end Thursday.
Organizers of this weekend's Ripon Almond Blossom Festival are not the only the ones keeping busy as bees in the snow-white orchards.
Angie and Alfie Galan have lived in their Manteca home since May.
LATHROP – The $3,500 that would have been spent to cater a recognition dinner for former Police Chief Dolores Delgado may instead benefit a number of community programs at her request.
William David Wood, 24, was sentenced to 14 years in state prison Tuesday in San Joaquin County Superior Court after pleading guilty to one count of assault with a firearm and an enhancement of using a firearm during commission of a felony.
Some residents took the opportunity over the weekend to take some photographs of the Almond Blossoms in bloom
RIPON - Ripon's Dr. Kent Hufford, M.D. returned from Haiti this week confident that his humanitarian medical team had made a difference in their trip to Haiti.
Water could start running through South San Joaquin Irrigation District ditches to South County farmers on March 19.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Relay for Life kick-off event will be held tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Holiday Inn Hotel, 15688 S. Harlan Road in Lathrop. Light refreshments will be served.
The San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office filed a lone misdemeanor charge of sexual battery Tuesday against former Manteca Bulletin publisher Paul Mahony, 54.
There will be sign ups to receive the Senior Brown Bag on one day only – Wednesday, March 3, – from 10 a.m. to noon at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.
Katherine Ray's family knows what she did this summer. And she made them all proud. In the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Des Moines, Iowa, no less.
Manteca leaders are calling for a community summit on how to deal with the homeless.
Mariya Khweiss has never had a sip of alcohol in her life. But the high school sophomore knows how it feels to be three times above the legal limit of being under the influence of alcohol.
If it were up to Jeff Burns, a new Perko's Café would have opened months ago at the Union Road-Lathrop Road intersection. It would be there right along with CVS Pharmacy and McDonald's.
A late Tuesday morning grass fire that leveled a homeless encampment on Lathrop Road near the Raley's Shopping Center at Union Road happened amid three fire department's emergency rescue calls to homes in the area.
LATHROP – The competition for the two seats up for grabs on the Lathrop City Council is getting tight.
Bruce Lownsbery went straight from work to the scheduled Manteca City Council meeting Tuesday.
They clocked in with 10 National Night Out Parties.
Typical San Joaquin Valley mosquitoes thrive in the hot, dry climate that is typical during the summer.
"Hey I remember you!" shrieked the girl of about five as she worked her way down the line with a plate of eggs and ham.
Chester Smith is in Northern California with a San Joaquin County strike team battling a devastating wildfire in Siskiyou County where eight homes so far have been destroyed.
A fire in dry weeds in the 1800 block of West Yosemite Avenue threatened a home and an adjacent mobile home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Beyond Captain Hook and his band of sword-wielding pirates, the enchanting mermaids and other contrived evils of Neverland, there was another that haunted Michael Huckaby's imagination.
A San Joaquin County strike team that includes firefighters from the Manteca Fire Department and Lathrop-Manteca Fire Department has been dispatched to the North State to combat a fire that is threatening multiple rural mountain communities.
FRENCH CAMP – A Stockton man that was held in the San Joaquin County Jail over the weekend for disobeying tuberculosis quarantine orders isn't expected to come into contact with other inmates.