By DENNIS WYATT
RIPON – Could the streets of downtown Ripon soon be abuzz with local farmers peddling freshly picked wares?
Manteca will avoid laying off four park workers when the city takes over the day-to-day care of 30-plus landscape maintenance districts that cost homeowners collectively jaust under $1 million a year to fund.
Sometimes you end up in the same place in an entirely different situation.
Students participating in the Junior Crime Scene Investigation Academy at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop are discovering that classroom work applies to the real world.
Five years ago it was far from a prime location.
It's going to cost a third more to rent the Manteca Senior Center.
The federal economic stimulus plan is sending some green to Manteca to save even more green.
RIPON- Scott Lindsay is a cop's cop who cares about kids.
Sometimes the best place to save a little bit of money is right there on your back. Literally.
Mark Mahaffie is the new Senior Pastor at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church.
Manteca's unemployment rate is at 13.6 percent.
Ken Wesela knows how to put smiles on the faces of people.
Crivello Estates – a 65-home semi-custom neighborhood planned for the northern extension of Vasconellos Avenue in East Manteca – may end up with at least three firsts for Manteca.
The arthritis in Joanne Johnston's back and knees are so bad that the 69-year-old needs a wheelchair to get around town.
Rain, slick streets, vehicle crashes and a two-hour power outage plagued the Manteca area mid-day on Friday including a Camaro sports car crashing into an electrical transformer on Commerce Avenue between Home Depot and Staples.
The Manteca Futbol Club's 6v6 Charitable Shootout crowned seven division winners and raised about $9,000 during play last weekend.
It's never good when the police know you by name.
Manteca could join a small but growing number of California municipalities and water districts that are offering residents rebates or low-cost loans to convert to xeriscape landscaping.
LATHROP – Kristin Olsen knows her water.
A Stockton man was arrested early Thursday morning for driving under the influence after the pickup truck he was driving skidded off the road and took out a power pole on Airport Way.
Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring will host the annual Valentine's Day luncheon for seniors on Wednesday.
Bill Todd has gone from fighting fires to throwing darts.
It was obvious that it had been days since she had last seen a shower or any prolonged time at a sink.
Reducing municipal water pressure is on the list of short-term actions Manteca could consider implementing in response to the statewide drought emergency.
If you pray for rain, it will happen. You can't convince Dave Roorda and friends otherwise. The proof is in the ground.
Volunteers are needed to make sure citrus that otherwise would rot can be picked to provide oranges and grapefruit to help feed struggling families.
Dave Thompson's phone rings a lot.
The challenge is on to determine who the better bowlers are while at the same time helping struggling kids succeed in school.