STOCKTON - San Joaquin County is seeking applicants for the position of Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk which will become vacant on January 5, 2009 with the retirement of Gary Freeman.
Dave Thompson knows that his organization is facing a tough financial future.
Kelley Brothers Brewing Co. & Brickyard Oven Restaurant - arguably Manteca's marquee independent dining spot - marks its 10th anniversary in 2009.
Jose Zaragoza will be among those on the Donate Life float at the 120th annual Rose Parade on New Year's Day.
Dana Solomon wants to do everything he can to make sure that independent ambulance companies continue to exist in California.
Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue turns 70 years old in 2009.
Another Christmas has come and gone.
Mary Jo Malone of Ripon has a project every year: quilting baby blankets and knitting matching baby caps.
The Christmas giving tree at Precision Automotive at Moffat Boulevard and at Chubby's restaurant on North Main Street still have some bulb ornaments left for generous donors to adopt.
LATHROP - Chevron, the fourth largest non-government energy company in the world, plans to build a "secondary" office in Lathrop with construction costs estimated at between $6 million and $8 million.
Before there was Manteca or Ripon, there was Atlanta.
The Mike Torres Band will help ring in 2009.
Bob Drew is a gentle giant of a man who sold advertising for the Manteca Bulletin to new and used automobile dealers for 13 years - knowing his trade as well as anyone and better than most.
Soroptimist International of Manteca opted to forgo their annual gift exchange between members this year in order to donate money to help community non-profits.
Helping victims of family violence become survivors of family violence is the heart in the mission statement of the South County Crisis Center.
Work on a $1.9 million project to make two miles of Louise Avenue more conducive to pedestrians and bicyclists while enhancing the looks of the east-west corridor with start this summer.
Marshall Magincalda stood in the front of his Woodward Avenue ranchette and gazed at the dozens of people buzzing around his property as if it were normal.
Frank Warren is a busy man.
Mary Buchanan is not a certificated Manteca Unified teacher librarian. But she is working hard to convince district officials "to consider returning the teacher librarian positions to each of the high schools." Those positions were among the victims of the budget cuts that were made during the Great Recession.
A Manteca man who suffered a compound fracture above his ankle during a river accident and faced amputation will get to keep his left foot.
Orena Monahan once again enjoyed her three-day stay at the Fourth of July Powwow at the Three Rivers Lodge in Manteca.
"Coach" is still swinging for the bleachers.
There's a potential $32,000 pay day in Manteca for someone trying to make a living by filing Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits for alleged non-compliance to federal rules.
If everything goes according to plan, eight elementary schools in Manteca Unified will be fully wired for 21st-century technology connection by September.
It wasn't exactly the fictional Wagon Queen Family Truckster from National Lampoon Vacation.
Five graduate nurses picked from a field of 187 applicants were welcomed into Doctors Hospital's six-month-long Versant internship program at a noon luncheon on Wednesday in the DHM conference room.
Today's Manteca Independence Day Parade will feature over 34 entries to the theme of "Traveling the USA."
There's money for pay raises in Manteca's $30.1 million general fund spending plan for the next 12 months.
They've been known to drive dogs crazy.
Pet stores are offering sedation pills to calm dogs during the booming July 4th fireworks, according to Manteca Animal Control Officer Les Rowe.