Water - or more precisely the lack of it - created a foreclosure crisis in Manteca 80 years ago that makes the Great Recession housing bust seem mild in comparison.
Bill Draa was enjoying his retirement when he was called upon to help out the Ripon Unified School District.
LATHROP – Daniel Whaley doesn't need to do drugs to know that they're a dead-end street.
Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was under construction 75 years ago.
Are you feeling the holiday bulge? Have you lost the motivation to exercise or eat properly? Are you desperate for a physical transformation?
A big jolt is coming in 2014.
The year was 1940. It was the marrying month of March. At least, it was for teen bride Alice Machado who just exchanged vows with the love of her life, Joe Machado, at St. Anthony's Church in Manteca.
Luis Zepeda raced his younger brother, Fernando, several times down Snow Tube Mountain.
LATHROP – The numbers don't like.
LATHROP – Out of every dollar you spend in Lathrop, an extra penny goes to pay for enhanced city services.
Parents whose children are attending schools in Manteca Unified and would like to transfer them to another campus in the district will have the opportunity to do just that from January 7 through Jan 31, 2014.
Mayor Willie Weatherford notes that some cities build grandiose city halls that conjure up images of the Taj Mahal.
Recent enrollment figures at Ripon Unified were reportedly a mixed blessing.
Ray Utter is among those responsible for you having gas in your car.
Manteca's highest profile home - the opulent 30,000-square-foot mansion built by grape broker Michael Hat - could become a high priced teardown.
Get ready for a 200-year flood.
Two parcels once set aside for elementary school sites may soon have the sound of nails being hammered to create 58 new homes.
LATHROP – It's simple logic.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is guaranteed water - providing it snows in the Sierra.
It was a day of double joy for Dr. George Veldstra, M.D.
The Manteca Transit Center at Moffat Boulevard and South Main Street in Manteca is the setting for the Roast of Jeff Tilton, a candidate for San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools in June's primary elections.
It's Winter Olympics time. And while the world's eyes may be focused on Sochi, Bob Steves and Tom Osborn's memories are flying back to the 1964 summer Tokyo Olympics.
Herman and Ann Howard have been married for 50 years. Ann professes to know the reason behind their marital success. In a word: surprise - especially those that are carefully planned and then presented with a generous mixture of thoughtfulness and love on Valentine's Day.
LOS BANOS (AP) - Farmers in California's drought-stricken Central Valley said the financial assistance President Barack Obama delivered on his visit Friday does not get to the heart of California's long-term water problems.
Kaiser Don't Break Our Hearts.
She was 18 years old and a senior in high school. He was 21 and a senior at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
A two-mile stretch of Louise Avenue is getting a $2 million makeover between Airport Way and Main Street this spring.
A federal appeals court known for its liberal-leanings struck down a mandate on Thursday that could make it easier for California residents to obtain concealed weapons permits.
There's still magic in the air between Michele and Eric Davis – a Manteca couple who will have been married 25 years on Saturday.