Like anything cool, it starts with a stack of paperwork.
It was a surprise meeting of the minds over a cup of coffee Saturday morning that could pay future dividends in addressing the gang problem in Manteca.
Joe Kelley doesn't need a traffic study to know what is happening – traffic is slowly dropping off at Manteca's most notorious intersection for back-ups in the heart of downtown.
There are 957 finished residential lots ready for homes to be built that could generate $633,000 annually to reduce municipal budget gaps.
Manteca suffered a second straight record month of post World War II unemployment in December.
Manteca High senior Chandler Rose, 17, was saluted by the Manteca Rotary Club at its Thursday noon meeting at Isadore's Restaurant as its student of the month.
There will be fewer trees providing a snowy backdrop to this year's annual Ripon Almond Blossom Festival, thanks to the recent heavy storms accompanied by strong wind gusts of up to 45 mph.
SAN RAMON - East Bay Republican David Harmer is hoping to convince voters of California's 11th congressional district that he's the best candidate to represent their interests.
RIPON - "Established in 1874" will soon replace "Incorporated in 1945" on the recently erected historical arches spanning the road at two entrances to the city on both Main Street and Stockton Avenue.
It wasn't too many years ago that a former Manteca City Council member's mantra was "privatize, privatize, privatize."
Manteca police motorcycle officer Patrick Danipour took up JetBlue's offer for a cost-free flight to attend the funeral of the recently slain 40-year-old NYPD officer Rafael Ramos - a trip that would have cost him at least $1,000 - to join other law enforcement personnel from across the country honoring the officer's sacrifice.
Seven candidates vying for a vacant seat on the Ripon City Council will have their say on Monday.
Last year the family of 11-year-old Mariah Izzo had to make the most difficult and heartbreaking decision of their lives.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Monthly rates for California's largest provider of electricity and natural gas service are going up by nearly 6 percent for the average home.
The forecast of temperatures dipping slightly below freezing Thursday hasn't triggered an emergency in San Joaquin County although cold, high winds have.
The wind-blown sandy loam plains of South San Joaquin County weren't exactly hospitable to farming back in 1908.
The pounding head.
The Manteca Bulletin will not publish a newspaper on New Year's Day.
A bit of paradise - and a rare look into a winter's day in the Northern San Joaquin Valley 150 years ago - awaits those venturing to Caswell Memorial State Park.
The 2015 Ripon Almond Blossom Festival kick-off dinner has been set for Thursday, Jan. 8, at Spring Creek Golf and Country Club.
Come this time of year, those visiting Gwen and John DeCarli's Crom Street home in Manteca often come away wowed by their Christmas Village display.
Challenger Basketball or children with disabilities will make its debut next month.
There are a lot of problems facing San Joaquin County as a whole.
The drop in Manteca's crime rate is accelerating.
They push shopping carts filled with all of their worldly possessions down the street.