Yes, there are bingo games. You may even find someone crocheting. But don't assume that's all the Manteca Senior Center is about.
RIPON - The Ripon Chamber of Commerce presents the 47th Annual Blossom Festival Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Mistlin Sports Park 1202 E. River Road.
It is a grating noise that Richard Behling says often keeps him up all night.
Terri Pasquini's enthusiasm for art is reflected in her tireless efforts to help create five downtown murals.
LATHROP - The City of Lathrop has an investment that perhaps no other incorporated city in San Joaquin has.
The Manteca Tennis Center on Union Road is expected to draw upwards of 100 enthusiasts of one of the fastest growing sports – pickle ball.
RIPON – Stephanie Hobbs is hoping that the community will literally run for the chance to have a state-of-the-art athletic facility.
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Atherton Homes is building a 1,572 square foot home with three bedrooms and two bathrooms at 1013 Barbados Street for $124,258.
Residents south of Lathrop Road near Union Road won't have an imposing 135-foot cell tower on their immediate skyline.
Keith Thibodeaux grew up performing in front of the television cameras.
There's a silver lining in the dry cumulus clouds that have passed over the South County during the past year – the foresight of the founders of the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
An abandoned rear house at 134 Oak Street sustained an estimated $20,000 in damage in a Thursday night fire, according to Randy May, Manteca Fire Department division chief.
During the opening of the Big League Dream Sports Complex, Robert "Bob" Scharmann temporarily came out of retirement to help umpire a youth baseball game.
LATHROP – A representative of Freddie Mac will be at the University of Phoenix in Lathrop Friday, Feb. 27, to give financially distressed South County homeowners advice on how to avoid foreclosure.
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.
LATHROP – It seemed like another bureaucratic meeting tactic.
Come the next election, campaign signs in Ripon could be limited as to when they can be placed.
Manteca has $2 million to serve as seed money to start the community park at the heart of the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone.
The South San Joaquin County's fanciest place for a drink and getting a bit to eat - at least by location - could one day be right where the current offices for River Islands at Lathrop are located overlooking the San Joaquin River.
Second Harvest Food Bank CEO Mike Mallory is breaking out his bright orange running shoes for the Saturday, April 5, "Help Us Stamp Out Hunger in Our Community" 5K and one mile walk/run in downtown Manteca.
The Delta is made up of over 1,000 miles of waterways, covering four counties – Contra Costra, Sacramento, Solano and San Joaquin.
Don't go rush out and buy that concealable handgun just yet.
The 2014 campaign gets underway in earnest next week.