A few days ago, Jessica Maxwell was in San Leandro getting fitted with a sample silver-and-black Raiderette uniform.
She would rather toil in anonymity. However, like the saint of the slums in Calcutta, India, the work she does quietly proclaims her identity to a grateful public. And inevitably comes the attention and tribute.
LATHROP – Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish in Lathrop is starting what could become an annual tradition for the community.
It's a celebration of love for others – a fund raiser – and a dinner dance and auction Friday night at the Ripon Community Center's two halls.
Manteca Police traffic officers are planning a motorcycle safety fair on Saturday, May 1, from 8 a.m. until 2 in the afternoon at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley parking lot on Highway 120.
Manteca retail sales in the six months ending Dec. 31, 2009 were down $56,000 compared to the same period in 2008.
It's a fashion show like no other.
Scenes from Sunday's DeMolay games conducted at Sierra High. The event featured basketball, dodge ball, and Ultimate Frisbee involving DeMolay chapters from throughout California.
The University of Arizona, a premier public research university, has accepted Austin Pillon of Ripon into the UA 2010 freshman class.
PG&E's bid to amend the California Constitution in the June 8 election could create another hurdle for South San Joaquin Irrigation District's drive to lower electric rates at least 15 percent across the board in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
The 48.5-acre parcel envisioned for 450,000 square feet of retail that straddling Atherton Drive directly west of The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley is now part of Manteca.
A soft-spoken man described to be between 25 and 27 years old ordered a Bank of the West teller to give him her money and reportedly threatened her not to touch the alarm button.
Lisa Garcia didn't even know that she had been nominated for a Best of Manteca award.
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.