Brian Rodrigues had every reason in the world to back out of his decision to be a part of this year's Manteca Idol competition.
RIPON – Jessica Coleman doesn't want to see local residents traveling away for the upcoming Labor Day weekend.
Much of the community is unaware that their purchases at the Doctors Hospital gift shop go toward scholarships for area students planning a career in the medical field.
Members of the Mantcea Fire Department will be serving dinners at the annual "Tip a Firefighter" event from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26 at the Applebee's on Yosemite Avenue. Tips from the event will support the Give Every Child a Chance program.
River Islands hosted Wednesday's Lathrop Chamber of Commerce mixer.
SACRAMENTO – The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) reminds customers that all public offices will be closed this Friday, Aug. 21, in keeping with Governor's Executive Order S-13-09.
Alaska is an expensive bucket-lister shared by climbers, skiers, kayakers, curious families and fishermen alike. Rivers like the Copper, Kenai, Nushagak and Kasilof wrestle the majority of attention from anglers leaving some of the great, peaceful trickles to kids who return as adults. The beauty about rivers on Prince of Wales Island in southeast Alaska, other than the obvious beauty itself, is that no boats or even waders are required. Elaborate rigs, gear or chartered flights are completely unnecessary. There isn't a river on the island that isn't able to be casted across, despite Prince of Wales being ...
LATHROP – Lathrop's first ever 24-hour Relay for Life is looking for cancer survivors to honor.
With the last Farmer's Market of the season rolling in next week, local family farmer Bulmaro Campuzano will have to find another local market to fill his Tuesdays until the winter brings a halt to the prime growing season.
ARNOLD - The 37th Annual Cedar Center Arts & Crafts Festival takes place Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5 and 6, on Highway 4 in downtown Arnold.
The Place of Refuge Church will be hosting their first annual parking lot flea market and fair.
STOCKTON- Stockton Civic Theater's volunteer auxiliary, Footlighters, is inviting interested adults to attend a welcome and orientation meeting on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m. in the theatre lobby. Refreshments will be served. The theatre is located at 2312 Rose Marie Lane, Stockton, one block south of the Stockton Hilton Hotel.
The Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau will be sponsoring a photo contest highlighting the heart of Manteca with cash prizes for three winners.
Tickets are on sale for the 2009 Summer Concert that will take place at the Center Plaza in Modesto on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m.
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.
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Today's car show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at the Golden Community Gym and parking lot, 1031 N. Main St., has a different twist.
Dave Winegarden's life-long fascination with museums led him to serving as the president of the Manteca Historical Society.
The Northgate Park group picnic area and restrooms are being upgraded thanks to growth.
Virginia Madueno, former Riverbank mayor and lsmall business owner, will be vying alongside five other candidates to represent the 12th Assembly District, a seat presently occupied by Kristin Olsen (R–Riverbank).
Seven major road projects to enhance Manteca traffic flow are expected to be completed or started in the next 12 months.
Five Doctors Hospital nurses and respiratory and radiology therapists were awarded the coveted Tenet Heroes Awards - four as a life saving team and another recognizing a radiology technologist lauded for making everyone feel important.
Some 266 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - including 166 teens - are spending three days next month walking and pulling carts along the historic Mormon Emigrant Trail across the Sierra.