The mood was somber Friday night when friends and family gathered at the site where Derrick Gann – a 19-year-old Manteca resident – was gunned down on Tuesday, July 27. He was later pronounced dead at Doctors Hospital in Manteca.
It was a night full of music, celebration, and praise.
Pastor Brandon Austin started an experience of what it would be like in 29 A.D. with the simple blow of a Jewish Shofar.
Taela Heath doesn't mind the occasional summer heat wave, or the monotony of waiting for the community to realize what she's doing at the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau Farmers Market every Tuesday night.
It was a reuniting of old friends and timid newcomers that wanted to work on their vocal skills as the Manteca Idol season quickly approaches.
You don't have to take a trip across the pond to get an authentic cup of British tea.
As the sun reached its hottest part of the day, "Lou" – a homeless man – searches for shade in Library Park with a host of other people all looking for a place to kill some time.
RIPON – It's been almost two years since Daniel Costa first swung open the doors to Ripon Sports Arena – the area's only full-sized inline hockey arena.
Launchpad Away wasn't playing Madison Square Garden, the Hollywood Bowl, or The Greek Theater.
Most of the time it isn't hard to find Diana Simmons.
Keeping teens busy is the key to preventing them from getting into trouble or setting out on the wrong path.
Manteca Idol's first winner dropped by the Boys and Girls Club Saturday to take a quick stroll down memory lane and chat with some of the organizers during the second of three auditions on Saturdays that are being held prior to the start of the annual competition at the end of summer.
Joni Morris had more than a few fans waiting for her to step out on stage Saturday night at Woodward Park.
Andrea McClure spends at least a couple days a week at Library Park.
RIPON – Stephen Meece had something to smile about when he left Ripon's Spring Creek Country Club Thursday night.
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.
The first time that Gary Scharmann officiated a varsity high school football game he made a tackle.
MODESTO – They did what they were supposed to do.
MODESTO – Alright. We get it. You don't want a steak and you don't want chicken and fresh salmon – covered in lemon and butter and roasted over an open flame in foil – is out as well.
LATHROP – California is facing a water emergency.
TURLOCK – Tim Guerino knows that the model works.
Normally it's Carol Davis that has to visit Congressman Jeff Denham's office to ask for money.
Amazon's 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center off of Chrissman Road in rural Tracy was a feather in the cap for the South County when the company began distribution operations last fall.
One Manteca senior citizen got an unexpected surprise late Tuesday morning when he returned to his home on April Way behind Springtime Park.
I had every reason in the world to take in everything that South Florida had to offer.
LATHROP – It didn't matter to Darwinder Dhoot that 77 percent of those that voted in November of 2012 wanted it.
There are busy seasons.
A pair of armed robberies have Manteca Police officers looking to the public for help in identifying the men they believe are responsible.
LATHROP – Say the levee breaks.