RIPON - Things didn't seem like they were going to end on a positive note at the Ripon Memorial Library when the funding that helps keeps the doors open was on the chopping block last month.
It's "brown bag" week at Doctors Hospital of Manteca.
It took me 26 years to figure out what I wanted to additionally add to my body permanently.
The 17th annual Gourmet Sampler event took place Sunday at the Manteca Senior Center.
Like books, quilts have plenty of stories to tell. I've been fortunate to have seen, and even touched, many of these fabric books. I've enjoyed "reading" the many stories interwoven in the delicately and painstakingly hand-sewn patterns, as well as in the other rich tales that each work embodied but were left to the viewer's imagination to "read" which, to me, is always the better part of the experience.
The rain so far this month is far from being a drought breaker but it will help South San Joaquin Irrigation District stretch available water supplies by delaying the need to start irrigation runs until early April.
RIPON - A proposal that could place a communications tower on an elementary school campus is being met with opposition by some neighbors that are concerned about the safety of their children.
Manteca Rotary Club is celebrating 50 years of service.
LATHROP – Second Harvest Food Bank, which provides food to untold numbers of hungry individuals and families every year, is asking for $10,000 from Lathrop's Community Development Block Grant program.
Commerce Drive was a $1 million controversy when it was first funded using the Manteca Redevelopment Agency to cover 100 percent of the cost of building it a decade ago.
Nicole Stanley wasn't planning on spending her birthday at the grand opening of JC Penney in the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley / Lifestyle Outlets at Manteca.
The deadline to make nominations for the Manteca Hall of Fame's Class of 2009 is March 31.
East Union High senior Aaron William Dyke was recently accepted to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
The City of Lathrop has several events planned for this month.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca's history.
"Fair and sensible growth! Let our voices be heard." The roadside signs containing those messages then direct readers to the website, SJneighborsUnited.org.
Joanne McNabb has never had a problem getting her wheelchair into a Manteca business.
Manteca police officers were teaching the basics of "on the street" police tactics to some 25 seventh, eighth and ninth grade students in the first week of the Chief's Academy at the Boy & Girls Club – the highest number of youth ever to attend.
LATHROP – When Lathrop's Measure C oversight committee meets on Wednesday it'll be the first time that the group will able to lay out a budget based on numbers and not just projections.
Harvest High School is now the official name of the Ripon High continuation site.
It's all about hair or the lack of it in a man and having the courage to try a toupee.
Photocopier stock is about to take a hit.
After a long run, the San Joaquin County Fair took a break for this year.
Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.
My feet recently took a beating.
Caleb Lagier has learned more about swine in the two years of showing the livestock.
Doug Fiez with some 40 years experience in fine jewelry design and sales has joined Patty Reece at her New York Diamonds store on South Main Street near Safeway and Walmart.
Are dumpster divers stealing money from the city and evading taxes?
Supervisor Ken Vogel is convinced San Joaquin County will end up paying a disproportionately large price for the proposed $24 billion Twin Tunnel project that won't increase the available water for Californians by a single drop.