The lazy days of summer aren't something that 12-year-old Ricky Artery is going to miss.
The Manteca High Class of 1945 was a close-knit group of 70 kids that frequented the Scoop News stand on West Yosemite Avenue with their eyes on the ice cream bar. The El Rey Theatre that had opened eight years earlier in 1937 was their other focus for fun and entertainment.
A 7-year-old has turned the heads of many adults after he launched his own campaign to send snack packs to American G.I.s overseas in battle torn countries during the last seven months.
Second Harvest Food Bank's second annual Chili Pot Cook Off takes place today to help feed struggling families.
LATHROP - Trying your luck fishing in the San Joaquin River without being in a boat means you either have to trespass and cast your line from near a levee, pay entry fees to county or state park, or else get down to the river side by a bridge crossing.
RIPON - An armored truck is now a part of the Ripon Police Department's crime fighting arsenal.
She thought he was a showoff.
ESCALON - The next generation of one Escalon family will prosper from the "Millions in Cash" Scratchers ticket thanks to the generosity of the latest winner. Joseph Parr, a 72- year-old retiree, decided to pass on a third of his $1,000,000 prize to his son.
Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.
A drive on Highway 99 through Manteca isn't a pretty picture.
Manteca's Tim Hunter is ecstatic – his 1962 restored Corvette was one of 30 cars to be singled out of a pack of 6,000 during Reno's Hot August Nights last weekend.
LATHROP - River Islands at Lathrop could end up as California's greenest planned community.
RIPON - The new Romeo Bill – an open enrollment act – with potential serious effects on the Ripon Unified School District drew concerned reactions from trustees at their Monday night meeting.
Link Crew leaders need not be the book worm type.
Sierra High officially welcomed the Class of 2014.
Manteca Youth Focus is heading back to school to recruit the new Miss Manteca and Manteca City Ambassador.
A Manteca soldier home for two weeks from his second Army tour in Iraq to see family and friends before reporting to his third war zone tour is fighting for his life in a Modesto trauma center.
Thanks indirectly to an ADA requirement, one of the largest annual crowd attractions in downtown Manteca is moving to another location.
The man convicted of murdering 51-year-old Michael Lawrence in front of his 8-year-old daughter in June of 2013 is trying to get a new trial.
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On paper the lawsuit over whether Lathrop's one-cent sales tax increase was convoluted and inflammatory.
Build it and they will come.
The supporters of the Ripon High School athletic stadium construction are angry over the theft of an $11,500 Rhino 4-wheel quad used in the last three years of the multi-million dollar restoration project.
Greg Lewis and Michael Parmenter sat in a table for two halfway between the bar and the main dining area of Finley's Bar and Grill. The two friends from Stockton are having lunch on the last day of 2014. They are among the regulars who have discovered this out-of-the-way modest-looking bar and grill on Airport Way between Lathrop Road and French Camp Road.
The North Pointe Specific Plan is a major project taking place in northeast Ripon.
STOCKTON - Former Chief Deputy District Attorney Michael Mulvihill will take the oath of office on Thursday, Jan. 22, as San Joaquin County's newest Superior Court Judge.