RIPON – Melinda Shaw did her best to keep her composure as she maneuvered her way through the vacant Ripon Drug and Gift building on Main Street on Saturday.
LATHROP – Jenica Reagan is already the proud owner of a ewe and a wether sheep.
Editor's note: Below is the text of Jenica Reagan's award-winning speech in the annual Rotary speech contest. She won first place in the first round, held at Lathrop High School, and second place in the area level held in Tracy. She received a prize of $125 for each contest.
A century ago intercity trolley service – electric trains if you will – was all the rage transporting people between Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin Valley destinations such as Stockton, Modesto, Galt, Manteca, Merced, Lodi , and Elk Grove.
Never have so many people been out of work in Manteca since the Great Depression.
Its one thing to go to a high school drama production based on the works of a famous playwright.
RIPON - A girl's dream of attending her senior prom in a beautiful evening gown is a real possibility for more than 1,400 soon-to-be high school graduates this year that might otherwise have to stay home on their special night.
It starts with changing the time of the microwave and the VCR – a tandem that makes the Rubik's Cube look like a maze that goes in one direction.
Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker is going to be on live radio this morning from 9 until 10 a.m.
The next big thing in Manteca to attract visitors could make a big splash.
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes.
Foreclosure filings have dropped 42 percent in San Joaquin in February compared to the same month in 2009.
Mark Cacioppo, spokesman for PHI Air Medical, the largest emergency medical air transport service in the country, told Manteca Rotarians Thursday how they could reserve low cost helicopter use for their families.
Kara Kirby may have a green thumb.
A rollover accident spurred by slow traffic and a driver trying to avoid a collision claimed the life of a 64-year-old Sonora woman on Thanksgiving.
A new $1.6 million community center that will serve as the home for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 is part of the ongoing revitalization of the Moffat Boulevard corridor.
Jim Todd doesn't advertise the Turkey Bowl.
Four Manteca Unified Board of Education members will be sworn in at the trustees' meeting in December by Tony J. Agbayani, Jr., a San Joaquin County Superior Court judge.
It was going to be a very lonely Thanksgiving for Erin Tyner.
No deadlines for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. What a deal.
Relay for Life in Ripon will again be a 24-hour event at Stouffer Field.
When "The Nutcracker" first premiered as a two-act ballet back in 1892, it didn't exactly bring the house down.
Another one of the passengers in a vehicle that slid off of Interstate 205 outside of Tracy early Saturday morning has died.
Forty-one struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will have turkeys on their table this Thanksgiving and Christmas thanks to second graders at Great Valley Academy.
Matt Hernandez donated $100 to the Manteca-Lathrop Boys and Girls Club on Tuesday night.
There were champions crowned in two distances at the second annual Heller E. Lipsett Memorial on Sunday, but the real winners can be found on the grass and black-top surfaces at McParland today.
Jeff Liotard is prepping turkey the same way he always does for Thanksgiving.
The City of Manteca begins its annual leaf collection on Monday, Dec.1.
The Sunrise Kiwanis and Manteca Kiwanis - two service clubs responsible for things such as the Pumpkin Fair, the community Easter egg hunt, Fourth of July parade and supporting such youth activities as the Boys & Girls Club -each came through for Turkeys R Us.