Herman and Ann Howard have been married for 50 years. Ann professes to know the reason behind their marital success. In a word: surprise - especially those that are carefully planned and then presented with a generous mixture of thoughtfulness and love on Valentine's Day.
She was 18 years old and a senior in high school. He was 21 and a senior at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
When George and Violet Perry celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary, their five children knew exactly what special song they were going to dedicate to their parents to mark that momentous day.
The Manteca Quilt & Doll Show is an event that perennially draws thousands of people to the Family City, many of them from out of town.
Mantecan Jean Ramey has added another feather to her artist's cap. Her nostalgic watercolor rendition of a restful garden setting has earned the nod of the Manteca Garden Club to be the signature picture that will grace the brochures, flyers and posters of the garden tour in May.
Everybody loves Uncle Frank - as in Frank Guinta.
St. Anthony's School is hosting its fifth annual crab feed fund-raiser Saturday, Feb. 15, from 5 to 11 p.m. The event will be held in the school gymnasium, 323 N. Fremont Ave., corner Sutter Street. Kicking off the evening will be a Wine & Cheese tasting, back by popular demand, to be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Dinner, which will be served starting at 6:30, will consist of marinated crab, pasta, salad and bread. There will be a no-host bar.
Elections this year are 10 months away. Four of the seven members of the Manteca Unified Board of Education are ending their current four-year term before the year is over.
Stella Brockman Elementary eighth grader James Quiaoit is making history for Manteca Unified School District this year. He will be representing the district at the State Spelling Bee on May 3.
At many school sites in the Manteca Unified School District, classrooms can't access educational materials online because they don't have adequate Internet connection.
If you pray for rain, it will happen. You can't convince Dave Roorda and friends otherwise. The proof is in the ground.
For area farmers, it's 1975-1976 all over again.
Two-dozen Sierra High School students could be experiencing a life-changing two-week experience during the summer of 2015 in the Peruvian Amazon.
The dozen or so teachers at St. Anthony of Padua School headed by Principal Mary Lou Hoffman are all certificated. That means they have the option, and could have chosen, to teach at any public school and perhaps reap more in benefits in the process.
LONDON (AP) - Go ahead - just try to get away with it. If you're willing to take the risk, you'll pay the price.
Two of the five members of the San Joaquin County Board of Education are ending their terms this year. They are Jill Fritchen who represents Area 3, and Anthony Gutierrez of Area 4.
The first pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe who resigned as the spiritual head of St. Mary's Church in Stockton after he confessed to having fathered a child is yet to file papers that would relieve him of his priestly duties.
Manteca Unified chefs-in-training are off to a clam chowder cooking challenge this weekend in Santa Cruz.
His eye is on the top post of the San Joaquin County Office of Education. But Jeff Tilton already has the title of superintendent.
Edna Quiaoit was doing some spring cleaning in the kitchen. Suddenly, she heard a voice behind her asking a question.
The Manteca Transit Center at Moffat Boulevard and South Main Street in Manteca is the setting for the Roast of Jeff Tilton, a candidate for San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools in June's primary elections.
It's Winter Olympics time. And while the world's eyes may be focused on Sochi, Bob Steves and Tom Osborn's memories are flying back to the 1964 summer Tokyo Olympics.