You can take a swing at winning a tennis tournament this weekend and help put in place a program designed to mentor students at the same time.
RIPON - Ripon Elementary School shot ahead in English Language Arts as well as Math in the spring 2009 Standardized Test and Reporting (STAR) testing.
LATHROP – To hire a consultant for $50,000 a year or to hire an economic development administrator for $150,000 a year: that is the dilemma facing the Lathrop City Council tonight.
Where are some of the best deals in town?
The Place of Refuge on Button Avenue conducted a Patriot Day Service Sunday to remember the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on America as well as honor first responders.
RIPON - Hot stuffed bell peppers prepared in the Ripon Senior Center was a first Monday for the new "Meals on Wheels" noon lunch program launched by the Bethany Home Foundation.
Where are they going to park?
The Ripon High School Athletic Department will host a Golf Tournament Fund Raiser to benefit all high school sports on Saturday, Oct, 24, at Jack Tone Golf Course in Ripon.
Manteca's elected leaders Tuesday may take action that ultimately means the city will divest funds it may have with banks that aren't cooperating with efforts to stem the flow of residential foreclosures.
Pumpkin Fair time for years in Manteca meant street fair-style fun along with a carnival.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District – should they enter the retail power distribution business – has a contingency plan if a major winter storm or some other disaster plays havoc with the power system.
It was a noontime event that showed the appreciation for Manteca's emergency teams last week. It was the second annual event and a first for the new general manager George Bewick.
Family and friends staged a "Chile Cook Off" at Baccaileri Park on Saturday in honor of Eloisa M. De Leon who passed on Sept. 12, 2002. Mama Loy (Eloisa) and Papa Joe (Joe De Leon) moved to Manteca in 1945 from Texas and were both well known in the community. Eloisa De Leon was known for her big heart and amazing cooking.
The Bank of Stockton hosted Saturday's "Break the Bank" Texas Hold 'Em Tournament benefitting the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.
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.