LATHROP – Carol Ridolphi hopes to become a first-time home buyer. Retired after working 34 years at California Cedar Products Company in Stockton, she recently attended an eight-hour class that's part of a home-buyer program with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The program is similar to that of Clear Point, a local non-profit housing counseling agency. According to Judy Thompson, Clear Point not only educates a buyer on what to expect once ...
RIPON - Carolyn Hendrix wants to save the lives of young mothers – if they will only listen and take one of her brochures.
An early morning ammonia leak Wednesday at the Swiss American Sausage Co. in Lathrop caused the evacuation of some 65 employees.
The Manteca idol 2009 got underway Wednesday at a new venue at Chez Shari's at the Manteca Municipal Golf Course. For information on the weekly Manteca Idol competitions that take place Wednesdays call the Manteca Boys & Girls Club at 239-KIDS.
Jack and Barbara Snyder are picking up the tab for breakfast this Saturday at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, at 9 a.m.
Manteca's murals are designed to give visitors, newcomers and longtime residents alike an insight into the community's culture, history, and economy.
George headliner for Saturday's Comedy Night Pete George – who has been dubbed the rock star of comedy – is headlining the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's "Just for Laughs" Comedy Night on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Emory, 1028 W. Yosemite Ave. The doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. dancing follows until midnight. There is some adult humor and a no host bar that means you ...
South San Joaquin Irrigation District wants to put more than $140 million back into the pockets of residents, farmers, businessmen, and government agencies in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon over the next 10 years.
Farmland preservation – as well as growth-related issues for the next 20 years – is the subject of a workshop tonight at Woodward School.
"It's such a relief – it feels good!" Those were the words of Manteca Firefighter Marvin Mears as he was welcomed back to work on the A-1 shift as a line fire captain. Interim Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters said he was glad Mears is back. "He just made a miraculous recovery – so dedicated to physical fitness," Waters said. Mears was seriously injured in a July 3, 2008 boating crash in the ...
Kaiser Hospital in Manteca handed out pink slips to an undetermined number of employees Tuesday morning – part of a Northern California region cut back.
Casey Lynn Bauer received plenty of attention during last February's Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week.
Manteca Parks & Recreation has started this year's Before School Program, PM Kinderzone and Kids Zone program.
Sons of Anarchy cast members at Eagles's Nest LATHROP - Eagle's Nest Harley Davidson welcomes cast members from Sons of Anarchy, the hit FX original series, on Sunday, Aug. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. The cast attending includes: Charlie Hunnam, as "Jax", Mark Boone Junior as "Bobby", Kim Coates as "Tig", Tommy Flanagan as "Chibs", Ryan Hurst as "Opie", Theo Rossi as "Juice" and creator and executive producer, Kurt Sutter. They will ...
Roth Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic from Tuesday, Aug. 18, through Thursday, Aug. 20, while the Union Pacific Railroad replaces a railway crossing.
A memorial trust fund has been set up for the month-old baby who lost his father who died in a solo accident on Nov. 22 while hauling rice straw to the areas charred by this past summer's Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park.
Things are going wild again at Manteca Trailer & Motorhome. For a wild-game feast, that is. And it's all gratis.
It was a historic and yuletide transformation of the Manteca Museum this past weekend as a team of volunteers put up decorations and dressed mannequins in preparation for Sunday's traditional open house.
LATHROP – Matthew Hernandez could be $2,000 richer.
Doctors Hospital's near $1 million restoration of its emergency room opened to the public Monday morning with the cutting of a ceremonial ribbon with a crowd of nearly 100 hospital and municipal staffers on hand.
Nursing has been a passion for Linda Hutchings for the past 50 years – a career that was celebrated by Doctors Hospital administrators and staffers in their conference room recently.
The Measure G Oversight Committee on voter-approved projects at Weston and Colony Oak schools will meet today at the Ripon Unified District Office Conference Room, 304 N. Acacia Ave.
Annie Carver wore a flaming bright orange shirt with matching black jacket and hat. But even more eye-catching was the big smile she wore throughout the evening as she kept her hands busy at the portable grille barbecuing hot dogs and ladling up bowls of piping hot chili.
It was something being near miraculous that brought a 2-year-old toddler back to life Sunday afternoon when a trio of first responders were out walking their dogs shortly before 5 p.m.
LATHROP – It's been nearly two decades since Californians voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical use and the federal government still doesn't recognize the individual mandates passed by state voters.
Manteca police officers of the last 50 years reflect a common passion to serve and protect the community they were sworn to patrol.
The official lighting of the 110-foot high Christmas tree in Ripon will take place tonight at 7 at the corner of First Street and Locust Avenue.
The hot air balloons return to Ripon.
Some people call it a tradition.
Hundreds of families and individuals have organizations like St. Vincent de Paul Society and Helping Hands to be thankful for this year, both at Thanksgiving and Christmas.