STOCKTON - San Joaquin County is seeking applicants for the position of Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk which will become vacant on January 5, 2009 with the retirement of Gary Freeman.
Dave Thompson knows that his organization is facing a tough financial future.
Kelley Brothers Brewing Co. & Brickyard Oven Restaurant - arguably Manteca's marquee independent dining spot - marks its 10th anniversary in 2009.
Jose Zaragoza will be among those on the Donate Life float at the 120th annual Rose Parade on New Year's Day.
Dana Solomon wants to do everything he can to make sure that independent ambulance companies continue to exist in California.
Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue turns 70 years old in 2009.
Another Christmas has come and gone.
Mary Jo Malone of Ripon has a project every year: quilting baby blankets and knitting matching baby caps.
The Christmas giving tree at Precision Automotive at Moffat Boulevard and at Chubby's restaurant on North Main Street still have some bulb ornaments left for generous donors to adopt.
LATHROP - Chevron, the fourth largest non-government energy company in the world, plans to build a "secondary" office in Lathrop with construction costs estimated at between $6 million and $8 million.
Before there was Manteca or Ripon, there was Atlanta.
The Mike Torres Band will help ring in 2009.
Bob Drew is a gentle giant of a man who sold advertising for the Manteca Bulletin to new and used automobile dealers for 13 years - knowing his trade as well as anyone and better than most.
Soroptimist International of Manteca opted to forgo their annual gift exchange between members this year in order to donate money to help community non-profits.
Helping victims of family violence become survivors of family violence is the heart in the mission statement of the South County Crisis Center.
Clark County's murder case against Manteca Pastor Rob Cox could be dropped as early as Wednesday.
Red and white horizontal striping with a blue accent in the upper left corner is part of the elevation facing the railroad tracks for the envisioned Moffat Boulevard Community Center that will primarily serve as the new home for the Manteca Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.
No other campus in Manteca Unified has the troubles Nile Garden School is having with drinking water.
Love and respect for Frances Darling electrified the Chez Shari dining room on Friday evening as about 70 former Manteca High School Marching Band members paid tribute to the woman they consider their matriarch.
Patricia Hansen likes the number nine.
They beat the odds. They continue to beat the odds. And for years and generations to come, they will go on beating the odds.
A non-profit group is looking to develop a small section near Doak Boulevard and Vera Avenue into a community garden.
LATHROP – When Cedric Mitchell met with Lathrop officials in a vacant field across from Lathrop High School it was hard to picture what was being pitched to him.
LATHROP – Danny Thomas walked methodically across the concrete stage.
Public opinion indicates that business closures related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) have gone too far.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.
LATHROP – Ethan Holt was kind of in a gray area.
Stephen Hamer fights gallantly for the rights of the handicapped.
LATHROP – The boat motor roars as it rips through the calm water.
LATHROP – The last piece of glass rolled off of the line at the NSG-Pilkington float glass manufacturing plant in Lathrop back in January.