RIPON – It's a colorful spot in the middle of almond orchards in Ripon's countryside. It's an even brighter spot this time of year when the air is thick with faux fog courtesy of the swirling dusts kicked in by the almond harvesters.
The stakes are high in the battle for Library Park.
Manteca's 3-year-old heroine, who ran two blocks to a Louise Avenue fire station to get help for her dad recently, will be honored at the pre-game ceremonies Saturday for the Oakland A's tribute to firefighters and civilian heroes.
Councilman Steve DeBrum is getting tired of huge tumbleweeds growing through the wrought iron fencing along the sidewalk on the portion of Yosemite Avenue that is part of the $18 million Highway 99 interchange upgrade that was completed over two years ago.
RIPON - If you've ever wondered how a strawberry tree looks like, you have the perfect opportunity this Saturday to stand right next to one, and maybe even touch its unusual bark.
In Shape has submitted plans for a proposed state-of-the-art fitness center as part of The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
In September last year, a young man brought his elderly mother to the St. Anthony's harvest festival. They made a beeline to the used books booth called Bookworm.
Manteca's decision to shift the maintenance costs of new neighborhood parks to buyers of nearby homes isn't sitting well with some residents.
A policemen's ball Saturday will help fund community youth programs.
The forecast that came from the United States Department of Agriculture, the Almond Board of California, and other sources as early as May and as late as July called for another bumper crop of almonds this year.
LATHROP – The second annual Memorial March by the Justice for Jeremy in Lathrop will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, starting at 9 a.m. at the San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp.
The crackdown last month of the homeless trying to camp overnight in and around Library Park - including the roof of the library - simply prompted some to head a mile and a half east to Spreckels Historical Plaza.
Manteca Unified is on pace to save over $1 million in electricity and gas.
For the last four years, Tyler Davidson has become quite accustomed to what it's like at the busiest intersection in Manteca.
It's been 15 years since Sami Guedoir took over Century Furniture at the Corner of Main Street and Yosemite Avenue.
Five Doctors Hospital nurses and respiratory and radiology therapists were awarded the coveted Tenet Heroes Awards - four as a life saving team and another recognizing a radiology technologist lauded for making everyone feel important.
Some 266 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - including 166 teens - are spending three days next month walking and pulling carts along the historic Mormon Emigrant Trail across the Sierra.
The San Joaquin County Grand Jury is trashing unattended for-profit donation bins.
Get ready for a shocker.
Manteca Unified School District trustee Sam Fant will have to wait to see whether the censure motion that was before the board on Tuesday will end up on another board agenda sometime soon.
Sundays are special days for Mike Dillman.
It's the $350,000 question – can a fractured and divisive Manteca Unified School District Board of Education pick a successor to fill the seat vacated by the embattled Alexander Bronson?
What could end up being Manteca's most high profile sign is now going through the environmental review process.
There will be no drug testing program at Ripon High.
Manteca Police detectives have taken another alleged pornography operative off the city streets.
There's a new hospitalist at Doctors Hospital who comes across as caring angel.
The goal for the City of Ripon for water usage is a 36 percent reduction.
A report that makes Doctors Hospital of Manteca appear to rank as the 29th most expensive hospital in the nation ignores the fact the healthcare provider after it posts actual costs for services then provides discounts to the uninsured that are comparable to current managed care rates that are in place.
Manteca is establishing a new Emergency Operations Center.
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