Manteca has trimmed $450,000 in firefighter overtime without having to "brown-out" an engine company due to a manpower shortage.
It started out as a love story between sweethearts that transcended four major battles in World War II with the loss of hundreds of personal letters that were not delivered until war's end.
It was a life and death foot pursuit Tuesday morning on the Highway 120 Bypass as Manteca Police Sergeant Julie Renfro risked her life dashing 150 yards to prevent a despondent 47-year- old man from ending his life in freeway traffic.
Bob Gutierrez's car is his vessel.
Congestion on Highway 99 between Arch Road and Austin Road may ease a year ahead of schedule.
It might have only been the first Downtown Farmer's Market of the year, but the dozen farms represented enjoyed the best start that the weekly outdoor summer event has had since it was rekindled by the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau several years ago.
LATHROP – Four non-profits will get the chance to set up fireworks stands in Lathrop in order to raise money for their respective organizations.
With rain falling through the month of May; this year's fire season is primed to be the worst in recent years. Weeds have grown to record heights and are beginning to dry rapidly. The Fire Chiefs of San Joaquin County are urging all citizens to take immediate action on any grasses or weeds that may pose a fire danger.
STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will host a Catfish Derby on Saturday, June 5, at Oak Grove Regional Park.
The stark reality of the Memorial Day observance on Monday hit home hard when it was announced at the beginning of the program at East Union Cemetery that one of Manteca's own sons serving in Afghanistan had been wounded in the chest.
It was a rag-tag fleet of vehicles from a World War II Jeep Willy and 1965 Mustang convertible to a slew of PT Cruisers and even a Bentley that made their way down Yosemite Avenue late Monday morning.
Library Park – once the site of one of Manteca's first baseball diamonds – could be well on its way to being a true downtown square by this time next year.
Sister Ann Venita of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church is inviting all seniors to the annual celebration of the feast day of the church's patron saint.The sit-down luncheon will be held in the St. Anthony's School gym from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 9. Admission is free; however, all is encouraged to bring friends along. One does not have to be a Catholic to attend. For more information, call 823-7197.
Two-year-old Alexandria Marrero was the youngest member of the audience that attended the annual Memorial Day observance at the Ripon Cemetery on Monday.
LATHROP – The combination of Pastor Mike Dillman's Vietnam War testimony and the solemn tolling of the bell during the roll call of Lathrop's fallen veterans made for a stirring and poignant Memorial Day observance on Monday.
Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.
SALIDA - Major construction activities associated with the Highway 99/Highway 219 Kiernan Avenue Interchange Reconstruction Project are anticipated in early January.
New Years' Eve celebrations netted five DUI arrests in addition to major injury accident in Manteca at 2 a.m. on the first day of 2015, according to Manteca Police Sgt. Rob Armosino.
Sam Farrow has been grinning from ear to ear since Christmas - and for good reason.
Manteca police motorcycle officer Patrick Danipour took up JetBlue's offer for a cost-free flight to attend the funeral of the recently slain 40-year-old NYPD officer Rafael Ramos - a trip that would have cost him at least $1,000 - to join other law enforcement personnel from across the country honoring the officer's sacrifice.
Seven candidates vying for a vacant seat on the Ripon City Council will have their say on Monday.
Last year the family of 11-year-old Mariah Izzo had to make the most difficult and heartbreaking decision of their lives.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Monthly rates for California's largest provider of electricity and natural gas service are going up by nearly 6 percent for the average home.