RIPON – It's a colorful spot in the middle of almond orchards in Ripon's countryside. It's an even brighter spot this time of year when the air is thick with faux fog courtesy of the swirling dusts kicked in by the almond harvesters.
The stakes are high in the battle for Library Park.
Manteca's 3-year-old heroine, who ran two blocks to a Louise Avenue fire station to get help for her dad recently, will be honored at the pre-game ceremonies Saturday for the Oakland A's tribute to firefighters and civilian heroes.
Councilman Steve DeBrum is getting tired of huge tumbleweeds growing through the wrought iron fencing along the sidewalk on the portion of Yosemite Avenue that is part of the $18 million Highway 99 interchange upgrade that was completed over two years ago.
RIPON - If you've ever wondered how a strawberry tree looks like, you have the perfect opportunity this Saturday to stand right next to one, and maybe even touch its unusual bark.
In Shape has submitted plans for a proposed state-of-the-art fitness center as part of The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
In September last year, a young man brought his elderly mother to the St. Anthony's harvest festival. They made a beeline to the used books booth called Bookworm.
Manteca's decision to shift the maintenance costs of new neighborhood parks to buyers of nearby homes isn't sitting well with some residents.
A policemen's ball Saturday will help fund community youth programs.
The forecast that came from the United States Department of Agriculture, the Almond Board of California, and other sources as early as May and as late as July called for another bumper crop of almonds this year.
LATHROP – The second annual Memorial March by the Justice for Jeremy in Lathrop will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, starting at 9 a.m. at the San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp.
The crackdown last month of the homeless trying to camp overnight in and around Library Park - including the roof of the library - simply prompted some to head a mile and a half east to Spreckels Historical Plaza.
Manteca Unified is on pace to save over $1 million in electricity and gas.
For the last four years, Tyler Davidson has become quite accustomed to what it's like at the busiest intersection in Manteca.
It's been 15 years since Sami Guedoir took over Century Furniture at the Corner of Main Street and Yosemite Avenue.
Hospitalists in white coats have come to Doctors Hospital of Manteca to relieve local doctors from having to make rounds twice daily to check on their patients.
Joe Klocek had just spent two months as a comedian-in-residence making audiences in China laugh uncontrollably with his unique and engaging presentation and style.
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.