I was trying to focus intently on a bee hovering over a cluster of snow-white almond blossoms. All around me, scores of bees were buzzing. The weather was perfect for pollination - the sun was shining, the skies were clear and blue, and there was no breeze to stir the petals of the flowers that would make focusing somewhat of a challenge. And it was neither too hot nor too cold outside.
RIPON - The 48th annual Almond Blossom Festival parade starts at 11 a.m. today in downtown Ripon.
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The Sierra High Band conducted a 1950s themed dinner dance Friday night at the school cafeteria featuring live entertainment featuring various local bands, staff, and alumni.
It's not shooting to kill, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Thousands of homes have been built in Manteca during the last 20 years that are outside a 5-minute response time of a fire station.
LATHROP – Lathrop Mayor Kristy Sayles' husband is demanding for a jury trial in the lawsuit he filed against the city and 12 other individuals.
RIPON – Joie Darretta couldn't help but get choked up when she was thanking her family Thursday night during the Almond Blossom Queen candidates' introductions at the Ripon Community Center.
RIPON – Kevin Tate and his crew of more than two-dozen workers started piecing together what would become the Ripon Almond Blossom Carnival on early Tuesday morning.
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RIPON - The Almond Blossom buffet breakfast takes place Sunday at the Ripon Veterans of Foreign Wars, 12455 E. West Ripon Road.
Dave Thompson was well aware of Manteca's homeless 20 years ago.
The California Legislature today is conducting a joint hearing on Proposition 16 – the measure PG&E crafted for the June 8 ballot requiring a super majority of voters to approve any attempts to weaken the for-profit's monopoly on retail power sales.
Some 250 senior citizens greeted Stockton Diocese Bishop Stephen Blaire at a noontime luncheon in the St. Anthony's Catholic School gym in Manteca last week.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
If your garbage is collected on Thursday and Friday normally in Manteca, it won't happen for the next two weeks.
The Manteca Bulletin will not publish a newspaper on Christmas Day.
It was a busy Monday at the Post Office on Maple Avenue in downtown Manteca. It was four days before Christmas, and there was a steady parade of people dropping off Christmas cards and packages to loved ones.
Senior water rights for the South San Joaquin Irrigation District were protected once again in a federal court decision.
CDs crowded one corner, tumbling out of boxes, while a party filled the rest of the lobby at SPACES.
The New Year's flood of 1997 was like no other seen in Northern California since 1906 when flood records started being recorded. A California Department of Water Resources report called it the "largest" flood in the 90-year period prior to that year's flooding.
San Joaquin Cogen might not be getting the water that they need just yet, but they are getting a reduced rate for discharging the water they do have into Lathrop's collection system.
Tamija Seabron looked around the table and smiled.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District's drive to reduce electricity rates 15 percent across the board in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon is on pause until mid-January.
For the past two years, the Ripon Unified school board has enjoyed using the City of Ripon Council Chambers.
James A. Mousalimas, the new San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools, will be sworn in at a public ceremony on Friday, Jan. 9, at 5 p.m.
What happened to Kelly Marelich?