It is beginning to look like hundreds of struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will go without a traditional turkey meal on Thanksgiving and may have to settle for food bank staples such as macaroni and cheese.
What was supposed to be a carefree and relaxing cruise to Mexico has been anything but for four Manteca residents trapped on board the disabled Carnival Splendor that has been floating in Mexican waters since Monday.
Paul Webb and his wife moved into the Del Webb at Woodbridge neighborhood in Manteca because of its peaceful and quiet atmosphere. They also felt safe here and they liked the clean air of the countryside.
RIPON - South San Joaquin Irrigation District could lower retail power costs enough that it may make the need for Ripon Unified to put a solar energy project in place at the school farm to save as much as $3 million over the next 20 years a moot point