RIPON - Local indie rock group "French Cassettes" from Ripon may finally have the break they have been waiting for.
Manteca native and Central Catholic High senior Sebastian Hernandez was named a National Merit Hispanic Scholar and was awarded a full ride to University of Arizona.
RIPON - Ripon High School senior Kaitlyn Joanne Milam is headed to Fresno State this August.
Cassidy Alice Miller, daughter of Dr. Greg and Sharon Miller, graduated Cum Laude from Westmont College of Santa Barbara on May 8, 2010.
Thirty-five World War II veterans are serving as grand marshals for Manteca's first Memorial Day parade taking place Monday in downtown Manteca.
As the top academic students, Erica Aguiar and Katie Vaught earned the honors to lead East Union High's commencement exercises on Thursday.
PG&E has pumped an additional $9.5 million into their bid to amend the California Constitution to make it tougher for not-for-profit utilities to start-up in their service territory.
RIPON - A touch of Americana is part of the Ripon Farmers' Market this Thursday at 4 p.m. as the police and fire personnel challenge each other in a chili cook-off on Main Street with free samples for everyone.
Eighth-grade students at Sequoia School were left with more souvenirs and memories of their many years together on Monday.
It was a tour for all the senses with plenty of intellectual stimulation to sweeten the experience.
Scenes from the Kiwanis service project.
LATHROP - Lathrop's second annual Memorial Day celebration is set for Monday, May 31, at 11 a.m. at Manuel Valverde Park.
John Cambra was remembered by family and friends who filled St. Anthony's of Padna Catholic Church for his funeral mass Monday morning – many bringing their restored hotrods that he had a hand in rebuilding.
More than adequate wastewater treatment capacity is helping promote affordable housing in Manteca.
December is three months away. But every moment between now and then will count for a group of young students at Manteca's Universal Dance Company.
Explosions and shooting fireworks raised additional havoc Thursday as a fire swept through a two-story home in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue just two blocks from the Louise Avenue fire station.
Joe Freitas - part of the World War II generation of leaders who returned home from war to lay the ground work for Manteca's future- passed away Thursday. He was 88.
LATHROP – California is facing a water emergency.
It was another day of sad good-byes and warm hugs and loads of memories as Isadore's Restaurant served its last lunch to longtime friends and customers Thursday noon.
TURLOCK – Tim Guerino knows that the model works.
Manteca hit a milestone this year when the city's 60th park was completed.
Bingo is back at St. Anthony's. Not in the form of a weekly fund-raiser for the school as it was for many years. This time, its comeback is a short two-day entertainment venue incorporated into the annual Harvest Festival set for the weekend of Sept. 20-21.
Normally it's Carol Davis that has to visit Congressman Jeff Denham's office to ask for money.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.
Amazon's 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center off of Chrissman Road in rural Tracy was a feather in the cap for the South County when the company began distribution operations last fall.
The Manteca Pregnancy Help Center is marking three high-water marks this year.
Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.
The 29th annual Our Lady of Fatima celebration at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon will be held Friday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Aug. 31. The public is invited.
Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.