Most Manteca City Hall offices are going to be closed 29 extra days this year.
Emergency medical technician (EMT) John Airrington has turned his focus on abandoned horses – a result of the economic downturn – hoping to keep as many as possible away from the slaughter house.
RIPON – Educators can now breathe somewhat of a sigh of relief now that the California budget impasse appears to be over.
Ron Strmiska Sr. is the patriarch to a family of race car drivers.
Yes, there are bingo games. You may even find someone crocheting. But don't assume that's all the Manteca Senior Center is about.
RIPON - The Ripon Chamber of Commerce presents the 47th Annual Blossom Festival Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Mistlin Sports Park 1202 E. River Road.
It is a grating noise that Richard Behling says often keeps him up all night.
Terri Pasquini's enthusiasm for art is reflected in her tireless efforts to help create five downtown murals.
LATHROP - The City of Lathrop has an investment that perhaps no other incorporated city in San Joaquin has.
The Manteca Tennis Center on Union Road is expected to draw upwards of 100 enthusiasts of one of the fastest growing sports – pickle ball.
RIPON – Stephanie Hobbs is hoping that the community will literally run for the chance to have a state-of-the-art athletic facility.
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Atherton Homes is building a 1,572 square foot home with three bedrooms and two bathrooms at 1013 Barbados Street for $124,258.
Residents south of Lathrop Road near Union Road won't have an imposing 135-foot cell tower on their immediate skyline.
Keith Thibodeaux grew up performing in front of the television cameras.
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.