Crime continues to drop in Manteca with one glaring exception - gang violence.
It's not exactly like the world famous Medieval Times that has put the Southern California city of Buena Park on the map.
Jerald Martin sat in his backyard last week as his two children tossed around the Nerf football.
LATHROP – About 190 Lathrop Elementary School students can honestly say they are nowbona fide published writers.
RIPON - Tara Fisher has done it all on the farm, made her mark as an outstanding student at University of California, Santa Cruz and served as a probation officer and unit supervisor in Santa Cruz County .
Inclement weather in January, February, and March failed to slow down growth in attendance and play at the Big league Dreams sports complex.
The median value of homes changing hands in Manteca ended 2.5 years of freefall sometime during the summer of 2009.
Is spending $89,000 on a lobbyist in Washington, D.C., worth it?
Juveniles arrested for burglary in Manteca may soon be forced to wear ankle monitors.
The Class of 2010 at both Ripon High and Ripon Christian High will soon receive their diplomas.
Dale Gray called the triple-attraction combination a win-win for everyone concerned.
It's one thing to try and imitate something historic.
to rest on May 10, 2010 in Modesto, California. She was born on October 29, 1928.She has resided in Modesto, Ca for over 6 years and previously of Manteca. Amalia joins her husband in heaven Jose C. Valdez and their daughter Martha Valdez.
San Joaquin County Office of Education named six exemplary school employees as the county's 2010 Classified School Employees of the Year.
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.
Many older schools in Manteca Unified are showing their age. That is evidenced in the number of repairs and upgrades that they need, as shown in a draft project list that was prepared and presented to the Board of Trustees at the beginning of the year.
Boy Scout merit badges are about learning skills to help frame a positive life in whatever profession they choose.
NAPA (AP) - The strongest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California's wine country.
Last month, the City of Ripon saved 8.7 percent in total water consumption based a numbers from a year ago.
LATHROP – It didn't matter to Darwinder Dhoot that 77 percent of those that voted in November of 2012 wanted it.
The Napa Valley area is under a state of emergency following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck between Napa and American Canyon at 3:20 a.m. today. This was the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, almost 25 years ago.