MODESTO – Willie Lewis Brown, Jr., two-term mayor of San Francisco and longest-serving speaker of the California State Assembly (1980 – 1995), will provide the keynote address entitled "How Martin Helped Shape My Life" at the community-wide Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration to be held Friday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Modesto Junior College Auditorium.
RIPON - The Ripon Chamber of Commerce is holding their 48th Annual Almond Blossom Kick Off and Tribute Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 14, at the Ripon Community Center, 334 Fourth Street at 6 p.m.
Every time someone buys a dollar's worth of taxable merchandise in San Joaquin County they are contributing a half cent to fix potholes, build major roadways, construct railroad crossings, secure bike paths and roadway landscaping plus help advance rail and bus transportation.
LATHROP – Lathrop resident and businessman J. Chaka Santos adamantly opposed the city's plan to hold a $3,500 catered appreciation event for up to 200 people at the Community Center in honor of outgoing Chief of Police Dolores Delgado.
Could vampires in love be the jumping off-point for a successful music career?
The 1950s was the era of the flat-top in Manteca with a typical home – even those with traditional roof lines - consisting of a one-car garage, a little over 800 square feet and two bedrooms and a bathroom.
LATHROP – Councilman Robert Oliver provided the comic relief during an otherwise serious discussion Monday night.
A pickup truck, a Honda SUV and a Toyota passenger car mixed it up in an intersection crash Monday morning at about 11 a.m. sending a Manteca woman to the hospital.
It's January and it can mean only one thing in Manteca – the start of the crab feed season.
Crews are working seven days a week to finish what will be Manteca's biggest retail coup of 2010 – upscale outlet stores.
RIPON - Anthony Beato has a passion for his lot in life – between his family, rock crushing, and his church.
Old tires may just end up on your street – in the asphalt that is.
Delicato Vineyards is holding its 22nd annual Fine Art Show from Saturday, Jan. 16 through Saturday, Feb. 6.
Get caught for speeding fast enough in the Highway 99 construction zone through Manteca and it could set you back nearly $1,000.
She's a farmer. She's a businesswoman. She is a postal worker; and to the best of her knowledge, she was Manteca's first letter carrier. She is an artist, a landscaper and designer. She is also an architect and a homebuilder, and although she does not have the official papers to declare her as one, she has the house that she built as proof.
LATHROP – Lathrop business owners want a do-over when it comes to Measure C.
Bryan Pennino likened the sparkling new Altamont Corrdior Express Maintenance Facility as an auto repair shop.
LATHROP – A group of die-hard soccer players asked the City of Lathrop for more leeway so they could further expand their blossoming operation.
Developers are betting Manteca is going to go boom.
How is the current Manteca City Council doing?
Noah Valdez might have the spirit and moves of a basketball player, but he's got a legion of soccer players cheering him on.
It hasn't taken Randy Schaapman long to leave his mark on collegiate rodeo.
Mary Del Pino is getting ready to resume her Portuguese Cultural classes in Manteca.
Steve Perea isn't trying to run anybody out of town.
Manteca home builders want the city to speed up processing development plans but apparently they don't want to pay for it.
The Delta Rebels are no more.
Many harbingers of spring have come and gone.
STOCKTON - John Muir spurred an environmental movement that continues to gain steam a century after his death. An estimated 150 scholars and fans will gather to examine that legacy on Saturday, March 22, at a conference at University of the Pacific, home to the world's largest archive of Muir writings, sketches and photographs.