I was taking pictures of congressional candidate David Harmer and taking down notes of his speech at the same time when I noticed something happening behind him.
With the first day of absentee-ballot voting coming up fast, GOP banner bearer David Harmer in the congressional race urged his supporters in Manteca Tuesday to get the vote.
LATHROP – The Lathrop City Council Monday night approved 3-0 the $395,000 loan request from the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District.
LATHROP – A $395,000 one-time loan at zero interest is being proposed to bail out the financially ailing Lathrop-Manteca Fire District. The money to be loaned is coming from Lathrop's general fund.
RIPON - The home and garden of Don and Gina Owens on River Road shows what one can do to a one-and-a-half-acre site in a span of seven years.
RIPON – It takes two to tango. It also takes two to grow a garden like the private paradise that Chuck and Janice Hollander has created and nurtured for years.
RIPON – It's a colorful spot in the middle of almond orchards in Ripon's countryside. It's an even brighter spot this time of year when the air is thick with faux fog courtesy of the swirling dusts kicked in by the almond harvesters.
RIPON - If you've ever wondered how a strawberry tree looks like, you have the perfect opportunity this Saturday to stand right next to one, and maybe even touch its unusual bark.
In September last year, a young man brought his elderly mother to the St. Anthony's harvest festival. They made a beeline to the used books booth called Bookworm.
The forecast that came from the United States Department of Agriculture, the Almond Board of California, and other sources as early as May and as late as July called for another bumper crop of almonds this year.
LATHROP – The second annual Memorial March by the Justice for Jeremy in Lathrop will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, starting at 9 a.m. at the San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp.
Traffic was so light as we drove along Interstate 80 just west of Wendover, Utah, on our way to Denver. Actually, it was lighter than light. There was hardly any other soul this Sunday morning driving on the highway in front of us that stretched like a snaking ribbon in the vast horizon ahead. So when a silver Toyota appeared on the lane to my right, I visually checked it out more closely than I normally would. As the small car smoothly zoomed past our seemingly lumbering heavier pickup, I glanced idly at the license plate.
LATHROP – Lathrop Elementary School students could be the first in the Manteca Unified School District to start wearing a school uniform.
LATHROP – Mayor Kristy Sayles is still $28,000 in debt from her 2008 race.
The genesis of Manteca Kindred Arts is a classic example of the power of a small idea whose time has come.
An administrator at a high school in the Manteca Unified School District will remain in his position following a Board of Trustees vote in closed session on Tuesday.
The Manteca Kindred Arts has been bringing top-notch musicians of national and international caliber to Manteca for nearly three decades. Perhaps less known is the fact the non-profit organization has been offering other entertainment options every year for the public's gastronomical pleasure, among other things.
If you have been looking forward to watching the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting live-streamed on the Internet or on YouTube, don't hold your breath.
Parents and other individuals with concerns and questions about the distribution of 23,000 computers to students in Manteca Unified can look forward to Friday when district officials will start doling out answers and explanations.
The quilted American flag occupying one entire wall at Ladybug Quilts in Manteca is not just a store decoration.
In the summer, with California in the throes of a record-setting drought, the sign that popped up all over the farming areas in and around Manteca caught a bit of attention with the message: "Pray for Rain."
With the Manteca Unified School District Going Digital, and its 23,000 students now being armed with 21st-century education tools called Panasonic 3E computers, is a televised or live streamed Board of Trustees meeting far behind?
An annual religious event celebrated by St. Anthony of Padua School on Sunday illustrates the role it has played since it opened in 1956 and its mission.
Carolyn Cano does not consider her career choice – teaching at a Catholic school – as a job. It's not a venue for earning money. It's not a livelihood. It's not an 8-5 job. It is much more than that, she said.
Wednesday was Lincoln Elementary School's turn for the Great Deployment.
The 2015 art contest sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club will have 19 Manteca Unified high school students competing for a cash award and the honor of seeing their art work being used for the club's posters and brochures.
Amazon, the world's biggest online retailer, unveiled its state-of-the-art Fulfillment Center in Tracy more than a year after it was launched in 2013 with 1,000 full-time workers.
The Marylou Tornell Art Show is looking for entries to be displayed during the two-day Ripon Almond Blossom Festival on Feb. 20 and 21.
Dorothy Radisich's secret to a youthful look is in her breakfast. Her first meal of the day consists of wheat germ, oatmeal, and flakes.
The day Pope Francis concluded his three-day visit to the Philippines, the Filipinos in Manteca were playing host to parishioners from more than a dozen parishes in the Diocese of Stockton for the annual celebration of the Feast of Santo Nino.