Almost 150 Manteca residents went back to work in April to push the city's unemployment rate down to 15.5 percent for the lowest level for jobless since December.
Several well-known Manteca artists like Tom Olson, as well as up-and-coming local talents of various art disciplines will be showing and selling their best works today at the first ever art show hosted by the Manteca Historical Museum.
How many cheerleaders can you fit into a box?
LATHROP – San Joaquin Valley's sizzling hot summer in July is facing some stiff competition this year.
Eriq Kurys is going to Sacramento – the hard way.
A typical customer in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon who uses 650 kilowatts in a particular month will see a savings of $9 in their PG&E electric bill for energy consumption after June 1.
RIPON - Sure the fresh strawberries, red ripe cherries and locally produced honey were huge hits.
LATHROP – For 25 years, Pets & Pals has treated animals in need of homes with care and respect.
STOCKTON - On Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) administrative offices and the Downtown Transit Center (DTC) Customer Service Center will be closed and RTD will not operate its regular fixed route bus services, which includes Stockton Metro, Metro Express, Intercity, Hopper, Trolley, Commuter Routes, and Dial-A-Ride services.
Manteca Unified is getting ready to end funding for school resource officers.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Everyone wants to pack everything they have into the back of a U-Haul and head down to Hollywood to pursue a career in acting.
Iraq War veteran Derek McGinnis and the author of "Exit Wounds": A Survival Guide to Pain Management" is among the entries already registered for the first Wounded Warrior Christopher Braley 5k run/walk that is part of the Memorial Day Weekend activities on Sunday, May 30, at Woodward Park.
LATHROP – Lathrop nonprofit organizations that are interested in submitting an application for Safe and Sane Fireworks this year are invited to attend an orientation meeting today starting at 5 p.m.
RIPON - Ripon's two veteran organizations, VFW Post 1051 and American Legion Post 190 will be holding the Annual Memorial Day ceremonies at the Ripon Cemetery on Monday, May 31, at 10:30a.m.
Some of the artists from Scattered Comics are back.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Manteca gave away more than 300 food boxes for needy families at Thanksgiving. They expect to distribute just as many again this Christmas.
Hope Ministries on South Union Road will be getting a renovation to its kitchen soon due to a $5,000 donation from the Manteca Police Chief's Association.
The City of Ripon should have a say in the all-important San Joaquin Local Agency Formation Commission meeting next week regarding the South San Joaquin Irrigation District as a possible electric service provider.
Doctors Hospital is hosting a troop packing event in its conference room Friday at 3 p.m. in an effort to reach as many military men and women as possible over the holidays.
Starting today, two changes to the Manteca Municipal Code will go into effect: One that makes homeless encampments of any kind illegal within Manteca's city limits; and another that will give Manteca's city attorney the power to prosecute those cited for public urination or defecation.
A group of local faith-based organizations and homeless advocates have taken the first step towards crafting a resolution to what has become a growing community issue.
In drought-stricken California, nobody is crying the blues because it's raining. The prevailing wet weather, however, is not enough cause for celebration – not for farmers, not for residents whose lawns have have turned brown due to watering restrictions – and everybody else, for that matter, since drought is leaving no one unaffected.
The clock on what to do with the remaining two years on Steve DeBrum's vacant city council seat has officially begun.
LATHROP – There was a time when Lathrop's chief building inspector had to fight simply for the opportunity to come to work.
Hundreds of American soldiers serving in far-flung and troubled corners of the world will have a taste of Christmas back home, thanks to the efforts of many students and other individuals from all over San Joaquin County.
Matt Soeth, 36, has been recognized with a national award for the work he has done in combating online bullying by other students.