Having grown up with a family of outdoorsmen, Luke Castillo admitted that he has always had a passion for hunting and fishing.
Bishop Stephen Blaire of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Stockton is looking forward to Pope Francis' first-ever visit to the U.S.
St. Anthony's Catholic School Principal Mary Lou Hoffman started her Catholic education career as a teacher for St. Luke's Catholic School in Stockton and was there for 16 years.
When inquired about the underlying mission of the St. Stanislaus Church in Modesto, Reverend Ramon Bejarano said that the church not only strives to live in religious unity with parishioners within the Catholic faith, but also with members of the broader community.
Sister Ann is a familiar name around Manteca, Lathrop and Tracy as the nun who manages to be there for everyone she meets from senior citizens to school children and inmates in state prison.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is expected to raise issues ranging from climate change to income inequality when he visits Cuba and the United States Sept. 19-27. Francis has launched an agenda of reform in the Vatican and in the global church, prioritizing different issues and counseling a more merciful message. Here's a primer on where the pope stands on key issues.
It does not have the glam and glitz of Los Angeles, skyscrapers of San Francisco or golden beaches of Malibu. And that's a plus, because the 209 area code is filled with quaint towns like Lockeford, famous for their one-of-a-kind foods, natural skyscrapers of majestic Yosemite National Park and the gold mining towns of Mother Lode. If you are based in Manteca, head out north, south or east, in all directions there are towns to be explored and treasures to be found.
Those who have never been to Turlock need to only to check out one area to see the best that the city has to offer: downtown.
If you have friends who had never been to Manteca, they are definitely missing out. The rich history of the farming community is mixing with modern-day conveniences of living in California, mostly consisting of "retail therapy" in the town's many shopping centers. But Manteca is more than that; the up-and-coming city nestled in the heart of San Joaquin Valley is truly a treat to all five senses.
MODESTO – When I was in high school Modesto had all of the allure of the big city.
STOCKTON - I once had a college buddy stop by my place in Stockton.
The Manteca Senior Center is a 10,000-plus square-foot, multi-purpose facility at 295 Cherry Lane serving adults and seniors age 50 and above throughout the greater Manteca area.
For the nearly 500 members of Turlock Senior Citizens, the Turlock Senior Center is more than just a meeting place to find companionship, entertainment, and activities with other senior citizens.
Sometimes, what is actually on the lunch menu is the farthest thing from the minds of diners at local senior centers, as the sites are just as much designed for socializing as eating.
If you can everything about a community by how well they take care of their seniors then Lathrop deserves an award.
Prom dresses - many still having their original price tags - have been given to high school girls who otherwise might not experience the thrills of their ...
Reflections of stark granite walls with numerous dramatic cliffs carved by glaciers shimmy in the early morning sun across one of the largest pristine bodies ...
LIVERMORE - High above Del Valle Lake on the Ohlone Wilderness Trail it hits you.
LIVERMORE - Del Valle Regional Park - just 50 minutes from Manteca - offers arguably the best spot in the Coastal Ranges to enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, and ...
Annie Bhan spent 42 years as a registered nurse before retiring two years ago. After working so long in such a demanding field one might ...
Starting next week with the 20th annual Crossroads of California in downtown Manteca you could book every weekend through mid-October with a street fair happening ...
Got a thing for classic cars?
There's plenty of street fair style fun to enjoy in the Gold Country.
It's the ultimate time machine for everything Manteca.
Agriculture is a big part of San Joaquin County's glorious history.
Turlock's history is being kept alive at the Historical Society Museum in downtown Turlock. The evolution of the Valley city is available for all ...
There's a lot of Ripon history in the community's downtown museum – stories from years past and photographs of the early day farming community ...
What would the "Cowboy Capital of the World" be without a museum?
They share a passion for the rich history of San Joaquin County.
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