STOCKTON (AP) - By outward appearances, Stockton, a city of nearly 300,000 on the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, seemed in the mid-2000s to be emerging from decades of struggle.
Get ready for a housing shortage. As implausible as it may sound Manteca new home builders are predicting they won't be able to meet demand later this year. The reason is simple. Buyer demand in Manteca is increasing at a rate that's too fast to bring ready-to-build lots online. That is also why builder confidence nationwide has fallen even though new home sales are at their strongest in over six years. The National Association of ...
Motorcycle officers from the Tracy Police Department led a funeral procession through the Central Valley, delivering Bob Prosser to his final resting place.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District has something that everyone else in California wants - water.
Thirty or more vehicles routinely back up during weekday afternoon commute hours on southbound Moffat Boulevard at the Austin Road intersection.
STOCKTON – Carol Noceti and the staff at Stockton 99 Speedway are starting to feel the heat.
A thank you breakfast Saturday at 9 a.m. with chicken fried steak as the centerpiece of the menu is being held in honor of the late East Union High School athlete Matthew Zaragoza Van Gelderen who has donated seven organs to save four lives.
Bulb-outs - the much maligned landscaping devices that jut out into street parking areas in downtown Manteca - are going to become a staple of new neighborhoods.
Carolyn Nicolaysen doesn't think that society is going to crumble tomorrow. But she'll be ready if it does. The Oakdale-based emergency preparedness expert has three months of food that she and her family eat on a regular basis stored in case the unthinkable occurs. She also has another year of simple foods – items like rice, beans and powdered milk – ready just in case. And while she doesn't know what or when will cause ...
The games are played for fun. But that's not to say that members of the Manteca Fire Department and the Manteca Police Department don't get their competitive juices flowing during this friendly rivalry of hoops. In the annual basketball game benefiting Sierra High's Sober Graduation, police avenged last year's loss Monday with a 48-42 overtime victory. "They beat us because I missed my free throws," said police chaplain Tim Kemptner, who opened the three-minute extra ...
It's officially the first day of spring. The Vernal Equinox marks the end of the Northern San Joaquin Valley's version of the long, cold and dark winter. And that's music to the ears of Brett Phillips. Phillips – who expected the spring weather that has rolled in and hovered over the Northern San Joaquin Valley to break a week ago – doesn't mind that rain and snow weren't a big part of the late winter ...
Worried about your home price bouncing back up? Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford doesn't think you have much to worry about. "Existing homes are going to become very valuable," Weatherford said. The mayor bases his prediction on a 2006 law that has yet to become part of the vernacular outside of government circles and businesses that are worried about its long-term ramifications and cost. The Global Warming Solutions Act or Assembly 32 signed into law mandates ...
It has been eight years since the City of Lathrop moved its offices into the Mossdale-area digs now serving as its home.
If you live in Lathrop or southwest Manteca or farm south of Manteca in the Delta secondary zone you may one day have to get clearance from a super regional agency seeking veto power over everything from how you use your land to what you build on it.
Manteca gardener Marion Golisano was enjoying the luck of the Irish over the weekend. Her good luck came not for having come from the clover country but for having something that comes to her naturally – a green thumb.
Greg Leland - whose dedication to young people has spanned 27 years - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Nearly life-long Manteca resident Gilbert Simoni is celebrating his 100th birthday today from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Commons at Union Ranch.
Editor's note: First of two parts. In Friday's Bulletin the transgender spouse and non-transgender spouse share their thoughts.
Jim Anderson turned toward "Fingers" on the keyboard and let his legs shake, dipping his left knee as the music reached a crescendo.
The request by South San Joaquin Irrigation District to take over a chunk of the PG&E service territory isn't the first rodeo for the San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation Commission.
LATHROP – The war wounds that Al Alexander suffered during the 13 months that he spent in Korea still plague him to this day.
Tuesday morning was not about softball.
Chef Jose Morales knows how to pick a menu.