Forty-one struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will have turkeys on their table this Thanksgiving and Christmas thanks to second graders at Great Valley Academy.
My brothers dared me to do what they caught Jeff, a young kid from across the alley, doing one day.
The woman ahead of me in Target was doing her best to distract and confuse the clerk.
Manteca's felony crimes will drop in 2015.
Seventeen years ago Sue Teunissen and Gail Fletcher couldn't stand the thought of their families sitting down to a table overflowing with traditional holiday food on Thanksgiving knowing neighbors and others in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop were going without.
I am a PG&E stockholder.
Donations are the lifeblood of the Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.
Phil Waterford knows the Boys & Girls Club can make a difference in the life of a youth.
Just how big of a deal is the donation of $12 to buy a turkey for a struggling family?
It costs taxpayers 1.83 cents to mint a penny.
The biggest price rebound for housing in the Manteca market is also still the most affordable - the Cherry Lane Condos along Union Road.
Manteca's municipal offices are closed next week.
Cecily Ballungay has a plan to reduce the ranks of homeless in Manteca.
It's the quintessential Manteca dog house.
Where's the outrage?
Brandy Clark has some good news.
Congressman Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, has nominated three South County high school students for consideration for appointment to three of the nation's prestigious military academies.
Manteca's George McParland School is receiving a $5,000 Bright Ideas Grant from Pacific Gas & Electric.
The right to demonstrate.
Want to help police catch the bad guys? There's an app for that.
Extreme weather is bad, right?
The biggest wallop of the strongest storm since October 2008 is expected to slam the Northern San Joaquin Valley today just before noon.
Sometime Wednesday night the Northern San Joaquin Valley will be battered by a major storm that by the time it ends Friday may drop as much as 3 inches of rain and deliver wind gusts greater than 60 mph.
Auto theft is about to heat up in Manteca.
The homeless are going country.
If you own a Ford Focus, Chevy Cruze or a Honda Civic it costs you 16.3 cents a mile to operate your vehicle once gas, maintenance, tires, insurance and depreciation are taken into account.
Black Friday was a tad grey for me - as in Grey Canyon.
James Glaser - the executive director of the San Joaquin Local Agency Formation Commission - is siding with PG&E against South San Joaquin Irrigation District's bid to reduce retail electric rates 15 percent across the board in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Public libraries with treats such as coffee on the side aren't a modern creation.
Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Dec. 14, 2010.