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.
A 17 percent increase in health insurance premiums on top of furlough days and a 13-minute time limit on cleaning classrooms has upset a number of Manteca Unified School District custodians.
Delfino Perry had no intention of building one of the West Coast's largest melon brokering firms when he planted his first crop 75 years ago.
RIPON - The opening day of the Color the Skies Over Ripon hot air balloon festival saw two special people climb into the baskets of separate balloons – one the 15-year-old poster boy for the event and the other an adventuresome 102-year-old grandmother.
The Trails of Manteca - a proposed project that would add 1,650 housing units in the southwest portion of the city - could increase municipal water consumption by roughly 9 percent when it is completed.
Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District will look at three options Monday on the proposed Academic Probation policy.
The dawn of the 1960s brought a new era of prosperity to California.
There's no better job than working with the community as a writer and a photographer and never knowing what is going to be next on the agenda for better or worse in the course of a 24-hour period.
It's still off the beaten path.
Laurel Dalzell is seeing a longtime dream come true with the opening of her vintage café Friday morning at the downtown Ripon corner of Main Street and Stockton Avenue – just around the corner from the fire department headquarters.
The City of Ripon is currently receiving plenty of interest in residential development.
CHP officer Eliseo Alatorre – a patrolman who often patrols the Manteca freeways – is being honored today with a Superior Effort Act Award for his quick thinking and heroic actions in saving the life of a young woman clinging to a freeway bridge.
"Sleepy" and "tranquil" are adjectives historians could use in looking back on the 1950s in Manteca.
Chuck and Teri Palmer put a lot of effort into making sure that soldiers across the world get a package from home.
The new athletic complex at Ripon Christian High is taking shape.
It was Mickey Mouse pancakes for 150 youngsters late Wednesday morning along with eggs, slices of ham, juice and milk in the Manteca Boys & Girls Club gym.
An abducted 8-year-old Manteca girl was found on a Chicago-bound Amtrak train Wednesday through the long arm of the Lathrop Police Services.
World War II was a defining moment in Manteca's history.
So you've heard a lot about the recall efforts underway with a pair of Manteca Unified School Board trustees.
Personal cell phones are being included in the new national "Do Not Call" Registry to dissuade telemarketers from contacting the general public across the country. Citizens may register their home or cell phones without cost by calling 888.382.1222. Registration takes less than one minute on the phone.