One little candle can brighten up a whole world of darkness. And one act of kindness, however infinitesimal, can make a humongous difference.
Short in stature, huge in heart for everyone he has met in the Manteca, Ripon and Escalon communities, "Shorty" Wolf, 84, is moving to his native Oklahoma today to live with son Michael Wolf.
Several years ago, Manteca High School opened a unique student-run credit union program where students not only earned academic credits but also learned real-world job skills.
For the fifth year in a row, Park View Elementary School was selected to the California Business for Education Excellence for Prestigious Honor Roll.
The Christopher Braley Wounded Warriors 5K Run/Walk Sunday helps keep off the Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration at Woodward Park.
James Boles doesn't look like an undercover cop.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District will get their day in court after all.
A flare up in a new Camp Pendleton fire in Southern California Friday brought a call for more resources from around the state including a San Joaquin County strike team. Fire crews are already battling three large grass and vegetation fires at the San Diego County Marine training base.
A fast moving grass fire destroyed two homes around noon Thursday in a semi-rural neighborhood in southwest Manteca near Wetherbee Lake.
A lawyer is making the rounds in Manteca drumming up legal fees by suing businesses over alleged American with Disabilities Acts violations.
When Nicole Stanley's two sons came running back up to her energetically after playing basketball at the park near their home, she didn't think anything of it.
They're not ready to give up the fight just yet.
LATHROP – Matt Lindemann doesn't want to come into work and find out that a kid on a bicycle was hit and killed by a passing vehicle.
Some $150 million plus and 25 years later the biggest - and arguably most well-planned community in the San Joaquin Valley - is ready to sell homes.
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.
Jaylen Jackson knew that he was going to be a fish out of water.
East Union High and Manteca High did a little changing up on Friday's freshmen orientation plans.
The much heralded Moffat Community Center designed to serve as a home for Manteca's Jimmie Connors Veterans of Foreign Wars Post won't be ready for a November dedication.