RIPON – Having her mother volunteering as part of the court of the Ripon Almond Blossom Queen several years ago gave Camila Sweaney an early taste of what the event was all about.
Beverly Proctor leaves an empty desk in the Manteca Bulletin's advertising department and a great emptiness in the hearts of staff members.
Congress - wrestling with hundreds of billions of dollars in bailout requests - is going to be lobbied to help with funding for the proposed Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau Central Valley Regional Events Center.
Youth are being asked to design posters aimed at discouraging their peers from joining gangs.
RIPON – When Ripon Superintendent Louise Nan opened an envelope from the Sacramento desk of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, she knew that the news wasn't going to be good.
Manteca Unified's seven trustees have a big incentive to embrace the Level II budget cuts being advanced to them at Tuesday's board meeting in a bid to bridge a $14 million budget deficit for the next school year.
There were upwards of 400 Manteca households that were late enough with their municipal water, sewer, and garbage bills in 2006 that they received a 48-hour shut-off notice.
Eight Olympic Gold Medalist USA softball players are instructing a two-day skills clinic April 9-10 over spring break at Big League Dreams.
The Festa do Espirito Santo Manteca (FESM) kicked off the crab feed season in Manteca Saturday night.
Wayne Knauf never knew that he'd become a lay-expert on famous fur trapper and mountain man Jedediah Smith.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is taking steps to develop a public benefits program required of all retail electrical providers in California.
A boom in retail construction, ironically, is the only bright spot in the revenue outlook for the City of Manteca as it contends with a projected deficit in excess of $11.3 million for the fiscal year starting July 1.
High school students may have to pay up to $153 per sport next school year to participate in after-school athletics.
STOCKTON - The ongoing foreclosure crisis has forced many homeowners to give up their family pet.
RIPON – After the resignation of Director of Curriculum Lisa Bojé, the Ripon Unified School District will use a multitude of other personnel to fill the role she once occupied.
Marshall Magincalda stood in the front of his Woodward Avenue ranchette and gazed at the dozens of people buzzing around his property as if it were normal.
Frank Warren is a busy man.
Mary Buchanan is not a certificated Manteca Unified teacher librarian. But she is working hard to convince district officials "to consider returning the teacher librarian positions to each of the high schools." Those positions were among the victims of the budget cuts that were made during the Great Recession.
A Manteca man who suffered a compound fracture above his ankle during a river accident and faced amputation will get to keep his left foot.
Orena Monahan once again enjoyed her three-day stay at the Fourth of July Powwow at the Three Rivers Lodge in Manteca.
"Coach" is still swinging for the bleachers.
There's a potential $32,000 pay day in Manteca for someone trying to make a living by filing Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits for alleged non-compliance to federal rules.
If everything goes according to plan, eight elementary schools in Manteca Unified will be fully wired for 21st-century technology connection by September.
It wasn't exactly the fictional Wagon Queen Family Truckster from National Lampoon Vacation.
Five graduate nurses picked from a field of 187 applicants were welcomed into Doctors Hospital's six-month-long Versant internship program at a noon luncheon on Wednesday in the DHM conference room.
Today's Manteca Independence Day Parade will feature over 34 entries to the theme of "Traveling the USA."
There's money for pay raises in Manteca's $30.1 million general fund spending plan for the next 12 months.
They've been known to drive dogs crazy.
Pet stores are offering sedation pills to calm dogs during the booming July 4th fireworks, according to Manteca Animal Control Officer Les Rowe.
Gloryanna Rhodes loves the open spaces in America. That feeling first hit her in the gut about 45 years ago while going over the Altamont Pass on the way to Yosemite National Park as she gazed at the vast valley below.