WESTON RANCH – On paper, the Lathrop Spartans weren't supposed to stand a chance when they took the field to face the Weston Ranch Cougars on Friday night.
It isn't uncommon for Parminder Singh to throw out a hello to a customer that saunters through the doors of his family's Discount Market.
Now that the Manteca Idol judges have decided to come up with weekly themes for the contestants, the true talent of those who remain in the competition is about to shine through.
Annie Banks is no stranger to the world of Manteca Idol.
RIPON – It's been years since the complete overhaul of downtown Ripon first began thanks to a grant that city staffers secured to cover the total cost.
SOQUEL - Competition is what the Manteca Buffaloes were hoping for when they scheduled the Soquel Knights of the Central Coast Section for their season opener.
Pastor Mike Dillman, after the September 11 tragedy brought down the World Trade Center towers in New York City, had to do something to thank those who go out of their way to protect us.
The gauntlet has been thrown down.
TRACY – Just because you drive a car that gets great gas mileage doesn't mean you have to sacrifice things like style or space.
Brian Rodriguez knows firsthand how beneficial the Manteca Boys and Girls Club can be in the life of a youth just trying to stay on the right track.
Oudom Rattanachane knew he had something special when he purchased a Pizza Guys franchise within walking distance of Manteca High school.
On the surface it's just another community dinner hosted by a service club where people from all different social circles will show up for a good meal and a good time.
Thomas Staggs knows just about everything there is to know about the machines that make it possible to keep your carpets clean.
Paul Lamazer tried just about everything for a career prior to his current job.
The field of finalists for Manteca Idol is now set in stone.
Riley Vinson won't spin you a hard luck tale.
Jordan Grey rocked hesitantly at the edge of the garage while the sound of electricity pulsed up a Jacob's ladder in the corner.
It was a consortium of people.
It'll provide a lifetime of convenience by ensuring that drivers won't ever have to stop at a train again on Lathrop Road.
There were protestors and politicians and bullhorns and buses.
Santa is getting new digs.
Smiling faces after a losing football game?
IONE – The premise itself was enough to send chills down my spine.
The San Joaquin Metro Narcotics Task Force and a San Joaquin County Sheriff's SWAT Team served a search warrant Tuesday morning on a home that ended up yielding more than four pounds of processed marijuana, 7 grams of crystal meth and 6 mature marijuana plants.
Few things were off-limits to the capacity crowd that gathered Thursday night at the Manteca Senior Center to usher Willie Weatherford off into a peaceful retirement after serving 12 years as mayor.
An Oakdale man accused in the murder of a 26-year-old rival motorcycle club member now finds his legal status hanging in limbo after a jury failed to reach a verdict.
DJ Singh is all about lifestyle.
It has been more than seven months since vagrants discovered the body of Kelly Marelich in a dumpster behind a dental suite on South. Main Street.
A woman in her 60s is the first San Joaquin County resident to die this year after it was discovered that she had contracted West Nile Virus.