It's been two years since Steve Dresser was on the Lathrop City Council.
Allen Thomspon had everything ready to go Saturday morning as he pedaled his way towards the starting gate at the Spreckels Park BMX track, preparing himself to participate in the first ever competition at the park – the kickoff to the second annual Manteca Senior Games.
Not even the sheer size of Shasta Park was enough to discourage a group of Lathrop-based Latter-day Saints from doing their part to spruce it up.
Vince Smith was among the thousands of people who browsed the dozens of booths in the parking lot of the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley shopping center Saturday morning as part of the Cinco de Mayo celebration hosted by the South San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
The effort to reach out to local elementary students seems to have paid off for the Manteca Idol Board of Directors hoping to attract a broader cross-section of the community for the annual performance competition.
Phil Waterford had many things to be thankful for as he stood before a packed house at the Manteca Senior Center for the Manteca Community Prayer Breakfast Thursday morning.
Things weren't looking good for Steven Gigli after he turned the ball over to East Union head coach Dan Triglia in the third inning and made the short walk from the mound to shortstop.
MODESTO – Eight local artists will be featured on a 32-track compilation showcasing the rising stars of the Central Valley music scene.
By JASON CAMPBELL
South San Joaquin Irrigation District General Manager Jeff Shields made his case for taking over the retail power distribution from PG&E in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon to more than two dozen people at the Manteca library Monday night.
Forget Mamma Mia or the Phantom of the Opera.
Lisa Garcia didn't even know that she had been nominated for a Best of Manteca award.
A group of Manteca Republican women are hoping to bring back a local political group that hasn't been active in the city for some time.
Sometimes all it takes in baseball to change the course of the game is a single swing of the bat.
The race for the Republican nomination to represent the 11th congressional district and oust two-term incumbent Jerry McNerney just got a little bit thinner.
How much is a decorative archway worth?
For Noah Ledesma the practice was the same.
They came in droves.
LATHROP – All that Lathrop needs is the green light.
Zacharie Arteaga got an unexpected surprise when he walked out of a friend's house in Lathrop on Friday afternoon – a greeting by the Manteca Police street crimes unit and a pair of handcuffs.
In nearly three decades Shiloh Foust has never had to worry about missing a season.
For the dozens of people that are flooding into a converted movie theater in Downtown Stockton, it's a seemingly average Saturday night.
East Union High graduate Andrew Bell has become a permanent fixture in the Sacramento hip-hop scene since moving to the State Capital from the Bay Area several years ago.
LATHROP – It's not as simple as looking at a picture and giving it the thumbs up.
Can't all the downtown merchants just get along?
The number of trains that come through Manteca in the next five years is set to double.
LATHROP – Planning on having a drink or a toke for the road?
Vern Gebhardt knows firsthand what an afterschool program can provide children who don't have anywhere else to turn.
LATHROP – Just how clean is that wastewater after it goes through its tertiary treatment and chlorination process?
Federico Chavez knows the struggles of the field.