Scenes from Wednesday's fundraiser for the Jeff Gonsalez Memorial Scholarship conducted in the Manteca High cafeteria.
LATHROP – A black bird captured in flight against a blinding bright sky. A close-up study of casual footwear worn by a trio of young children. A dramatic view of a mature tree with full foliage from the ground up.
It is a million dollar view with a $299,000 price tag.
It started as a spin-off to the blockbuster television program to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club.
Manteca's reserve firefighters have taken a 56 percent pay cut yet there is still a strong interest for the chance to land one of the available spots with the city fire department.
LATHROP - One of three small dogs that managed to escape a house fire west of Manteca last week is missing and its owner, Harold Edwards, is heartbroken.
MODESTO – Great Valley Museum of Modesto Junior College invites the community to a Spring Open House on Saturday, April 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guests can tour the museum displays and participate in special activities. Admission is free.
An old-fashioned barn party – complete with dinner, dancing to a live band and lively conversation – is taking place in the Fonseca barn.
Ripon Soroptimists will hold its 12th annual "Opportuni-TEE for the Community" golf tournament Monday, May 3, at Spring Creek Golf & Country Club.
STOCKTON - St. Mary's High School and the Pacific Italian Alliance will host the first Annual Italian Olive Oil Festival on the grounds of St. Mary's High School, 5648 N. El Dorado Street on Sunday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
PG&E rates for electricity may drop 2.5 percent on June 1.
Several lucky garage sale enthusiasts went home with some of the best deals in town while helping a good cause at the same time.
It wasn't life or death.
Manteca's decision to suspend the bonus bucks charge of up to $17,000 for each new home built for the next five years has touched of a mini-building boom.
RIPON - The Barnwood Restaurant Chef John Mangelos is going on stage Thursday to compete in the "Culinary Challenge" before some 750 guests in the Modesto Centre Plaza to benefit the Doctors Medical Center Alzheimer's Foundation.
Could the recall effort for two sitting Manteca Unified trustees already be heading to court?
The hottest wakeboarders in the world will once again ascend on Lathrop today when the Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard tour kicks off at Mossdale Quarry Lakes.
Hard of hearing from birth, Sherri Thornton's first language was Exact Sign Language (ESL), a manual communication that strives to be an exact representation of English vocabulary and grammar. While typically children learn their first language from their parents or family members in the home because Sherri was the only family member with hearing difficulties, her family didn't know sign language and opted not to learn.
Dan Mercer isn't happy.
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.