By MONICA CANE Les Hammond, owner of Rooter Pro/Knight's Plumbing and Drain in Manteca , has been noticing what he calls a "plumbing epidemic" taking place in some of the tri-valley neighborhoods. What exactly is the plumbing epidemic? A not-so-little thing called slab leaks. A "slab leak" is a term used by plumbers for broken or ruptured water pipes found underneath a house or building with a concrete floor which can be caused by improper ...
TRACY – For more than 40 years, it's been a model that sports car enthusiasts know by a single letter.
The weekly Manteca Chamber of Commerce coffee Wednesday morning had a pleasant surprise twist at the offices of the South County Crisis Center on West Center Street.
After Sylvia Chan and her husband Leo decided that it was time to walk away from the Jade Garden restaurant they had started in Modesto and operated for more than 10 years, they had to figure out what else to do.
People always talk about how they're going to the gym to do some "cardio." What's that really mean?
From the outside of the M&S Market on Park Avenue just across from Southside Park, it's not hard to spot that the building came from an era long gone by.
Those stalwart members of the business community have always been great to chat with over the years. It's often their only income - never getting a weekly check from big business or from government.
Grocery Outlet - a Berkeley-based firm that supplies 133 independently operating stores - is expanding into Manteca.
Stockton resident Jason Butler wasn't really expecting anything when he walked into Phil Waterford's Manteca Ford Mercury dealership on Super Bowl Sunday to enter a drawing for a 2006 Ford Mustang.
It was the distant but vivid dream of an Iranian teenager who left his country as a refugee some 30 years ago to educate himself in the U.S.
As an organization that cares for seniors in the prime of their lives, Premiera Care, which operates four assisted living communities in the area, comes across many stories of seniors with difficult situations, especially in today's economy.
OAKDALE - Oak Valley Bancorp, the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank, recently declared a cash dividend.
TRACY – Tracy Outlet Mall in 2008 attracted 2 million shoppers according to Elaine Yager, general manager of the 30-store outlet center.
A few weeks back I wrote an article about foods that could prolong your life. In it I mentioned whole grain foods and the fact that a whole article could be written on that subject. Well, that may be true but this article will be more about understanding the meaning of certain terms on your food labels. The reason this is important is that we Americans have been advised to "choose a variety of grains ...
Cesar Campos wants to make sure that his customers get the absolute best value possible when they're stocking their pantry.