Average response time to Manteca medical emergencies and fire calls were 27 seconds quicker in 2014.
It wasn't the balloons or the leis or the flowers that exemplified why Shasta Elementary students were packed into a sweltering Manteca High School gymnasium Tuesday night.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
An 8-year-old Tracy boy died in a boating accident in the San Joaquin River on Monday in Lathrop.
Prosecution of quality of life crimes ranging from graffiti to residential burglaries are being targeted now that funding is being restored to the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.
Ericka Anaya, Arianna DeBarros, Gavriela Garcia and Sylvia Rocha reflected on the past nine years at Sequoia Elementary School.
It's beginning to look a lot like summer.
I have postponed writing this column for about a week because there are those who will skew its intent as unpatriotic and ungrateful. Trust me, it is neither.
The second largest single solar installation operated by a South County government agency could start reducing wastewater treatment power costs for Manteca ratepayers by 2016.
The ruffling of an America flag was the only other audible sound Monday as Bill Jones firmly and deliberately read the names of the fallen.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca broke ground Friday for a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center that promises to "change the face of care" for the Manteca-Ripon-Lathrop community.
On Thursday Charleen Carroll, the sister of Brock Elliott, stood just feet away from where her brother's name was etched into a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – Panel 20E, Line 114 – and read a letter that he wrote to her father just before his death.
"I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic . . . and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office that I am about to enter, so help me God."
A Saturday night DUI check point in Ripon was unusually busy for officers according to Police Sgt. Steve Meece – mostly with drivers with suspended licenses or others who were driving without a license in their possession.
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Second Harvest Food Bank's Chili Cook-off is set for Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Manteca Transit Center.
All traffic signals in Manteca are set to give drivers ample time to either clear an intersection or stop depending up where they are on the road during the time it takes an amber light to turn red.
The extra half cent you pay every time you buy a taxable item in San Joaquin County is paying off again, this time it made the completion of the widening of Highway 99 from four to six lanes from the 120 Bypass to Arch Road a reality.
Manteca's move away from a heavy dependence on agriculture and government jobs started in the 1970s.
STOCKTON (AP) - Signature gatherers paid by a wealthy Stockton-area farmer and food processor have started circulating an initiative to force large public works projects to go before voters for approval, and the measure is expected to qualify for the November 2016 ballot.
The $170 million levee improvements that will have be made in order for the walls that protect Lathrop and other communities from the San Joaquin River to be compliant with the new Urban Levee Design Criteria are going to need a lot of things.
Four non-profit groups supporting Ripon youngsters recently applied for Police Activity League grants.
Could the recall effort for two sitting Manteca Unified trustees already be heading to court?
The hottest wakeboarders in the world will once again ascend on Lathrop today when the Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard tour kicks off at Mossdale Quarry Lakes.
Hard of hearing from birth, Sherri Thornton's first language was Exact Sign Language (ESL), a manual communication that strives to be an exact representation of English vocabulary and grammar. While typically children learn their first language from their parents or family members in the home because Sherri was the only family member with hearing difficulties, her family didn't know sign language and opted not to learn.
Dan Mercer isn't happy.
Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District will look at three options Monday on the proposed Academic Probation policy.