RIPON – The Ripon Veterans of Foreign Wars is staging their third annual Luau Fund Raiser, to benefit the Ladies Auxiliary and Iraq fund.
Get ready for some Manteca snow to fall during the Manteca Pumpkin Fair. The "snow" in question is the white and light pink almond blossoms that blanket the Manteca countryside the last week in February each year like clockwork. It's the subject of the Manteca Mural Society's fifth Mural in a Weekend project taking place Saturday, Oct. 3, and Sunday, Oct. 4. It is going on the wall of a building along Manteca Avenue directly ...
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? Try the Ray of Hope Children Shop. Operating under new hours for donors and shoppers – 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays – the store at 1030 W. Yosemite Ave. offers clothing for infants, toddler, school-aged children and teens at low prices such as $2 and $3. All proceeds benefit the Babies in Crisis program operated by Ray of Hope. The shop ...
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? It's now the $89,000 question as the long-awaited BMX race track nears completion at Spreckels Avenue and Moffat Boulevard. Several people - after reading a story that a regional race could bring 200 riders per day plus family and friends - wondered just where all of the cars are going to go? There is a parking lot as part of the 10-acre Spreckels Recreation Park but that would probably ...
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. The move earlier this decade to its popular downtown venue required the carnival take place at a satellite location. Still, there were complaints from some that it was taxing to hit the street fair and then take the kids to a carnival that was 10 or so blocks away. That won't be a problem this year. The Sunrise Kiwanis are ...
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 annual observance held on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year honors an "elite" group of people in the United States, said retired Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker speaking before the small group gathered at Library Park on Monday.
Ripon's Veterans' Day ceremonies were nestled in a park-like campus flanked by a Memorial Wall of names of those who have served from the community and the historic military museum that contains countless artifacts from all the U.S. involved wars of the past.
By JASON CAMPBELL
Assemblymember Kristen Olsen is hosting a Covered California Community Coffee today from 5 to 6:15 p.m. at Ripon City Hall, 259 North Wilma Ave., Ripon
SAN JOSE (AP) - The family of a Silicon Valley engineer who amassed one of the nation's most extensive historic military vehicle collections is giving the tanks, missile launchers and armored vehicles to a Massachusetts-based museum that will preserve and display some of them.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - The last of the Doolittle Raiders, all in their 90's, offered a final toast Saturday to their fallen comrades, as they pondered their place in history after a day of fanfare about their 1942 attack on Japan.
HOUSTON (AP) - A house party in suburban Houston to celebrate a girl's 18th birthday erupted into gunfire that killed two teens, wounded many others, and caused some partygoers to flee for their lives through second-story windows, authorities said Sunday.
TRUCKEE (AP) - The opening of a new segment of the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway west of Reno means cycling enthusiasts are about two-thirds of the way to completing the dream that began 10 years ago to follow the Truckee River more than 100 miles from Lake Tahoe to its terminus at Pyramid Lake.
Not even one street has been started and the developers of Austin Road Business Park have found a way to pare 4,907 daily vehicle trips in the 1,036-acre project.
One of the Bay Area's most iconic radio stations is famous for broadcasting a traffic report every 10 minutes.
PLEASANTON – Mark Makuta settles into his chair and pulls out a newspaper.
SAN FRANCISCO – It's 7 a.m., and I'm standing on the edge of a train station staring out at a field across the tracks.
What to do about 28 acres in an area of northeast Ripon?
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Yosemite National Park officials are moving forward on a $24-million plan to remove parking lots, roads and buildings from Mariposa Grove, an ancient collection of humongous sequoias.
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