Vada McKinnon would have been proud to have seen the flowering plum tree added to Cotta Park Monday morning.
They are Great Options, whether the economy is up or down.
AKF Development – the firm that played a pivotal role in helping Manteca snag The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley and Del Webb at Woodbridge plus converted the old Spreckels Sugar factory site into a $200 million economic juggernaut - is now being tapped to help Manteca secure a water park and a hotel.
RIPON - The Ripon City Council is faced with even more drastic cuts when members will mull over the first draft of the city's budget for the next fiscal year at their 7 p.m. Tuesday night meeting devoted to budget study.
The odds are if you called 9-1-1 to summon the Manteca Fire Department in 2009 it wasn't due to fire but a medical emergency.
Angie Ramey didn't waste any time in mobilizing her troops to take to the Tidewater Bikeway in an effort to clean up the garbage left behind by the inconsiderate people who use one of Manteca's crown jewels.
RIPON – Melinda Shaw did her best to keep her composure as she maneuvered her way through the vacant Ripon Drug and Gift building on Main Street on Saturday.
LATHROP – Jenica Reagan is already the proud owner of a ewe and a wether sheep.
Editor's note: Below is the text of Jenica Reagan's award-winning speech in the annual Rotary speech contest. She won first place in the first round, held at Lathrop High School, and second place in the area level held in Tracy. She received a prize of $125 for each contest.
A century ago intercity trolley service – electric trains if you will – was all the rage transporting people between Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin Valley destinations such as Stockton, Modesto, Galt, Manteca, Merced, Lodi , and Elk Grove.
Never have so many people been out of work in Manteca since the Great Depression.
Its one thing to go to a high school drama production based on the works of a famous playwright.
RIPON - A girl's dream of attending her senior prom in a beautiful evening gown is a real possibility for more than 1,400 soon-to-be high school graduates this year that might otherwise have to stay home on their special night.
A 20-year-old man was fatally stabbed Monday shortly after 10 p.m. in the 1100 block of Mt. Dew Avenue, dying an hour later at an area hospital.
Ripon High has used a policy for the past two years that complies with the California Interscholastic Federation bylaws to determine the eligibility of student athletes.
Weston Ranch residents will now have some relief when the grueling Central Valley pounds the area this summer by allowing a Stockton non-profit to operate swimming programs at Weston Ranch High School.
The world's oldest profession is flourishing in Manteca.
Bad debt write-offs for non-payment of municipal utilities are down almost 46 percent from the peak of $261,954 in 2010 at the mid-point of the foreclosure crisis.
A robbery is in progress. Someone is being physically attacked. An accident with injuries has just occurred.
What others see as junk, Dana and Robert Mankin see beautiful furniture.
Want to stay cool this Tuesday?
Future Great Wolf guests will pay up to $116.2 million in the form of room taxes to finance the building of city-owned improvements such as a conference center and public parking that would be built as part of McWhinney Development's 500-room resort and indoor waterpark project.
Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District will meet today in a special session, in part, to adopt a 2015-16 budget coupled with the multiyear fiscal projection.
Northbound motorists spotted a man's body just beyond the freeway fence of Highway 99 as they were approaching the transition ramp to the westbound Highway 120 Bypass at 9 a.m. Sunday.
The San Joaquin AgFest Junior Show and Auction is set to begin on Tuesday.
Fences, contrary to the old saying, apparently do not make good neighbors in some sections of Manteca.
Like all murals in downtown Manteca, the one honoring those who served in World War II tells a story.
A curtailment order issued Friday by the state Department of Water Resources means the faucets of at least 9,650 San Joaquin County residents may go dry in the coming months.