Shelves and stacks of books, some reaching from floor to ceiling, create a labyrinth inside this Main Street store.
How's this for degree of difficulty: To find Manteca High's only diver in recent history you'll have to travel to Tracy High.
Thousands of unwanted guests have forced Lucy and Bryan Cook to cancel their Cinco de Mayo party.
Nigel Malone has received an NFL audition.
Manteca High's boys tennis team ended a four-year slide in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division-II playoffs with Monday's commanding 8-1 victory over Western Athletic Conference No. 3 seed Livingston at Manteca Regional Tennis Center.
Going into the regular-season finale between East Union and Manteca girls soccer teams there's plenty of intrigue beyond feuding neighbors.
RIPON – For Tami Kamper and the Ripon Christian tennis team, the matches will get infinitely harder beginning with the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Tournament.
Top Guns, indeed.
No one will accuse Ken McIntosh of being a man with no rhythm.
Demetrius Snaer has memories that live among the afro puffs and big-collared shirts of the disco era, but he swears that wasn't his motivation.
MODESTO – Raul Mora lacks any formal training and admits to having two left feet.
Anthony Alcaraz sat forward in his seat, staring quizzically at the track, convinced someone had made a mistake.
Jim Anderson turned toward "Fingers" on the keyboard and let his legs shake, dipping his left knee as the music reached a crescendo.
Tracy Crane has organized memorial races, uniting the heavy-hearted in a common cause.
Todd Dunaway has a vision and it doesn't include his best athletes in swimsuits, street clothes or casts.
RIPON – For months, Sierra head coach Jeff Harbison and offensive coordinator Jeff Abrew have been inside the laboratory, retooling one of the area's most explosive offenses.
The Ripon and Sierra football teams will rekindle their rivalry in the marquee Zero Week game tonight.
BERKELEY - The San Francisco Fire burst onto the National Pro Grid League scene on Thursday night, defeating the road weary Philadelphia Founders.
LATHROP – Alfredo Reynaga hasn't wasted any time putting his stamp on the Lathrop High boys soccer program.
Alice Schlote wrapped her arms around the towering Italian cypress in her front yard, pulling her body close to its brush.
Victor Polanco stood on the sidelines, a sun hat pulled low on his brow.
The homeless are survivors by nature, so they're nothing if not crafty and resourceful. But is Manteca's homeless problem out of control?
The stakes just keep getting higher and higher for the football programs at Manteca and Oakdale high schools.
Kevin Mendiola wheeled back with his right foot and took the ball off a bounce, sending it crashing into the back of the net.
Big League Dreams Manteca is losing one of its superstars.
One of the most popular movies of 1973 was filmed, at least in part, at one of the most popular spots near Ripon and Manteca.
It seems nothing can slow down the Dash these days.
The Manteca Futbol Club Flash under-12 girls soccer team might not have a flashy Northern California ranking, but that could soon change.
It appears Ernie's Food & Spirits may soon be without an important ingredient.
The last day to purchase tickets for the Manteca High football team's rooters' buses is Wednesday, Aug. 20.