LATHROP – The almond orchards are all gone.
The grieving Lathrop family of Jeremy Lum is planning a massive lobbying effort they hope will honor their son and bring change in protocol for those arrested with a bipolar condition – possibly having them listed in a national database.
Manteca Idol tryouts continue for the next two Saturdays – July 18 and 25 – at the Manteca Boys & Girls Club.
There's still time to get into the swim of things this summer.
The Central Valley Amateur Jam came to Ripon's Curt Penrice Skate park Saturday.
The Manteca Lions conducted its annual BBQ rib dinner Saturday at the Manteca Senior Center.
Scott Blevins, president of the Manteca-based Mountain Valley Express, has announced a service center relocation within Visalia.
A Technology Outreach Program (TOP) is being offered July 13 through July 29 at no cost to children, senior citizens and adults courtesy of Give Every Child A Chance and Best Buy.
The day will come when Manteca has no choice but to allow higher density developments – as much as four times the homes per acre than in a typical residential neighborhood.
RIPON – If Ripon wants to increase the borrowing power of the redevelopment agency they may have to fork over money to finance projects for the Ripon Unified School District.
The Messiah's Mansion – a full-scale replica of the Mosaic Sanctuary – is being showcased by the Seventh-day Adventist Church through Sunday.
Homeless people in Manteca are being paid by professional forgers to rifle through dumpsters and residential Toters to find information to steal your identify.
Josh Galvez is often kept busy during the summer months.
New Hope Church hosted the Summer Rock event Saturday at Southside Park that provided free food, games, and other activities for neighborhood kids as part of its outreach effort to combat the influence of gangs. The event also included prizes as well as Payless Shoe gift cards.
Noah Valdez might have the spirit and moves of a basketball player, but he's got a legion of soccer players cheering him on.
It hasn't taken Randy Schaapman long to leave his mark on collegiate rodeo.
Mary Del Pino is getting ready to resume her Portuguese Cultural classes in Manteca.
Steve Perea isn't trying to run anybody out of town.
Manteca home builders want the city to speed up processing development plans but apparently they don't want to pay for it.
The Delta Rebels are no more.
Many harbingers of spring have come and gone.
STOCKTON - John Muir spurred an environmental movement that continues to gain steam a century after his death. An estimated 150 scholars and fans will gather to examine that legacy on Saturday, March 22, at a conference at University of the Pacific, home to the world's largest archive of Muir writings, sketches and photographs.
Janet Dyk two decades ago wanted to make sure that school kids had a connection to farming and understand where their food came from.
There's a reason why Woodward Park sprinklers were watering grass in the middle of one of the heaviest storms in Manteca in more than a year - municipal crews were checking for water leaks.
Herbs are literally the spice of life.
Nearly 400 young girls gathered at Stella Brockman Elementary School's softball field at 10 a.m. Saturday for the Manteca Youth Softball Association (MYSA) opening day ceremonies.
LATHROP – Law enforcement officers and MedicAlert representatives will be there. So too will a mental expert and the parents of special needs children.
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River Islands at Lathrop won't cause much congestion during commute hours on Interstate 5 between the 120 Bypass and Interstate 205 connectors.