Members of the Mantcea Fire Department will be serving dinners at the annual "Tip a Firefighter" event from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26 at the Applebee's on Yosemite Avenue. Tips from the event will support the Give Every Child a Chance program.
River Islands hosted Wednesday's Lathrop Chamber of Commerce mixer.
SACRAMENTO – The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) reminds customers that all public offices will be closed this Friday, Aug. 21, in keeping with Governor's Executive Order S-13-09.
Alaska is an expensive bucket-lister shared by climbers, skiers, kayakers, curious families and fishermen alike. Rivers like the Copper, Kenai, Nushagak and Kasilof wrestle the majority of attention from anglers leaving some of the great, peaceful trickles to kids who return as adults. The beauty about rivers on Prince of Wales Island in southeast Alaska, other than the obvious beauty itself, is that no boats or even waders are required. Elaborate rigs, gear or chartered flights are completely unnecessary. There isn't a river on the island that isn't able to be casted across, despite Prince of Wales being ...
LATHROP – Lathrop's first ever 24-hour Relay for Life is looking for cancer survivors to honor.
With the last Farmer's Market of the season rolling in next week, local family farmer Bulmaro Campuzano will have to find another local market to fill his Tuesdays until the winter brings a halt to the prime growing season.
ARNOLD - The 37th Annual Cedar Center Arts & Crafts Festival takes place Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5 and 6, on Highway 4 in downtown Arnold.
The Place of Refuge Church will be hosting their first annual parking lot flea market and fair.
STOCKTON- Stockton Civic Theater's volunteer auxiliary, Footlighters, is inviting interested adults to attend a welcome and orientation meeting on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m. in the theatre lobby. Refreshments will be served. The theatre is located at 2312 Rose Marie Lane, Stockton, one block south of the Stockton Hilton Hotel.
The Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau will be sponsoring a photo contest highlighting the heart of Manteca with cash prizes for three winners.
Tickets are on sale for the 2009 Summer Concert that will take place at the Center Plaza in Modesto on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m.
STOCKTON - The League of Women Voters of San Joaquin County (LWVSJC) will host its kick off for 2009/10 with an informational program entitled Climate Change Impacts on the Central Valley and Delta Region on Saturday, Sept. 12, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Valley Brew Co.
It was an exciting day for the first John Cambra Ag/Mechanics Scholarship Car Show sponsored by John and Karen Cambra, which took place at the MRPS Hall on Sunday, August 16.
Cub Scouts Pack 423 of Manteca has several plans in the works for the upcoming year.
Some of the artists from Scattered Comics are back.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Manteca gave away more than 300 food boxes for needy families at Thanksgiving. They expect to distribute just as many again this Christmas.
Hope Ministries on South Union Road will be getting a renovation to its kitchen soon due to a $5,000 donation from the Manteca Police Chief's Association.
The City of Ripon should have a say in the all-important San Joaquin Local Agency Formation Commission meeting next week regarding the South San Joaquin Irrigation District as a possible electric service provider.
Doctors Hospital is hosting a troop packing event in its conference room Friday at 3 p.m. in an effort to reach as many military men and women as possible over the holidays.
Starting today, two changes to the Manteca Municipal Code will go into effect: One that makes homeless encampments of any kind illegal within Manteca's city limits; and another that will give Manteca's city attorney the power to prosecute those cited for public urination or defecation.
A group of local faith-based organizations and homeless advocates have taken the first step towards crafting a resolution to what has become a growing community issue.
In drought-stricken California, nobody is crying the blues because it's raining. The prevailing wet weather, however, is not enough cause for celebration – not for farmers, not for residents whose lawns have have turned brown due to watering restrictions – and everybody else, for that matter, since drought is leaving no one unaffected.
The clock on what to do with the remaining two years on Steve DeBrum's vacant city council seat has officially begun.
LATHROP – There was a time when Lathrop's chief building inspector had to fight simply for the opportunity to come to work.
Hundreds of American soldiers serving in far-flung and troubled corners of the world will have a taste of Christmas back home, thanks to the efforts of many students and other individuals from all over San Joaquin County.
Matt Soeth, 36, has been recognized with a national award for the work he has done in combating online bullying by other students.