What would you ask your grandmother if she were still alive? Did you really know that much about her? What do your grandchidren know about you?
MODESTO - The Modesto St. Andrews Society, established to promote Scottish Heritage, will hold a dinner on Saturday, Jan. 30, to honor Robert Burns, Scotland's most famous poet and bard.
A pre-emptive move to cut labor costs in the city's enterprise operations – sewer, water, garbage, and the golf course – is helping Manteca avoid rate increases induced by The Great Recession that other cities are now pondering.
Joe Rosa did not have to invent a tall fish tale when he came home from his deep-sea fishing adventure last weekend.
RIPON – The six Ripon Almond Blossom Queen hopefuls have officially hit the ground running.
The Manteca Garden Club welcomes garden enthusiasts in the Central Valley to attend their next meeting on Monday, Jan, 18, at 12:30 p.m. at the McFall Room of the Manteca Public Library to hear Diana Montgomery, speak on "Four Seasons of Color" for your garden.
STOCKTON – The situation in Haiti is tragic and will require tremendous resources to recover.
One of the most comprehensive displays of native California amphibians and reptiles is coming next month to Manteca's Bass Pro Shop.
RIPON - A zero tolerance police saturation patrol to take drunk drivers off Ripon streets is set for this weekend.
SACRAMENTO – Due to increased demand, the Department of Motor Vehicles announced today that field office appointments can now be made 45 days in advance, either on the department web site (www.dmv.ca.gov) or by telephone (800-777-0133).
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will meet Tuesday, Jan. 12, for a special session.
Chris Mendes will be the first to say that weight-loss can be an ongoing battle.
STOCKTON – Anthony Shafer, a 1997 graduate from University of the Pacific's School of Engineering and Computer Science, will give a behind-the-scenes presentation on Disney's "A Christmas Carol." He will give his presentation at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Pacific Theater. The event is free and open to the public.
Changing how Manteca has developers cover the tab for major infrastructure could reduce the cost of building a typical home by about $100.
It's a super fundraising on Super Bowl Sunday that benefits the Manteca Mural Society and Manteca Rotary.
The days of cities like Manteca, Lathrop and Ripon as well as farmers and rural residents drilling new water wells may be numbered.
Dave Thompson is looking for a few kids who are lucky enough not to worry about where they will sleep at night.
Francene Escobar believes a sign posted at the intersection in front of her business on East Yosemite Avenue and Washington Street would solve a lot of traffic-related problems.
LATHROP – You can run from a lot of things, but you can't run from numbers.
Dr. Darwin Yip, M.D., has joined the staff of the Valley Cancer Medical Center in Manteca as its first full-time radiation oncologist at the state-of-the-art facility located in the 1100 block of Norman Drive.
Manteca reduced irrigation of municipal parks to allow overall water consumption in August to drop 11 percent over August 2013.
Names of three school campuses were left of the text for the $159 million Manteca Unified School District bond on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Complaints against the homeless dumping trash out of Toters and littering neighborhood streets in search of recyclables is prompting the City of Manteca to launch a pilot program using locked residential Toters.
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.