A pre-emptive move to cut labor costs in the city's enterprise operations – sewer, water, garbage, and the golf course – is helping Manteca avoid rate increases induced by The Great Recession that other cities are now pondering.
Joe Rosa did not have to invent a tall fish tale when he came home from his deep-sea fishing adventure last weekend.
RIPON – The six Ripon Almond Blossom Queen hopefuls have officially hit the ground running.
The Manteca Garden Club welcomes garden enthusiasts in the Central Valley to attend their next meeting on Monday, Jan, 18, at 12:30 p.m. at the McFall Room of the Manteca Public Library to hear Diana Montgomery, speak on "Four Seasons of Color" for your garden.
STOCKTON – The situation in Haiti is tragic and will require tremendous resources to recover.
One of the most comprehensive displays of native California amphibians and reptiles is coming next month to Manteca's Bass Pro Shop.
RIPON - A zero tolerance police saturation patrol to take drunk drivers off Ripon streets is set for this weekend.
SACRAMENTO – Due to increased demand, the Department of Motor Vehicles announced today that field office appointments can now be made 45 days in advance, either on the department web site (www.dmv.ca.gov) or by telephone (800-777-0133).
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will meet Tuesday, Jan. 12, for a special session.
Chris Mendes will be the first to say that weight-loss can be an ongoing battle.
STOCKTON – Anthony Shafer, a 1997 graduate from University of the Pacific's School of Engineering and Computer Science, will give a behind-the-scenes presentation on Disney's "A Christmas Carol." He will give his presentation at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Pacific Theater. The event is free and open to the public.
Changing how Manteca has developers cover the tab for major infrastructure could reduce the cost of building a typical home by about $100.
It's a super fundraising on Super Bowl Sunday that benefits the Manteca Mural Society and Manteca Rotary.
RIPON – Chantyl Vasquez is hoping that making a run for Miss Almond Blossom will help her build valuable life skills.
The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary was honored on Monday for more than 10,000 hours of service to the community over the last year. Student volunteers logged nearly 3,000 hours.
The charges against 19-year-old Mia Aguiar are serious.
Paul Binford builds bikes.
One of California's water rights gurus says the state wants to protect senior water rights such as the ones held by South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
More than 30 firefighters battled a mobile home fire late Tuesday night attempting to keep the blazing inferno from setting adjacent structures on fire in the 500 block of Moffat Boulevard.
Cultural and traditional pride will be on display Saturday for the annual Punjabi American Association Manteca "Bringing Communities Together" event.
A water war is about to erupt on the Stanislaus River.
Three girls – believed to be identical triplets – were born to a Manteca couple last week who already have two children at home.
Manteca needs to restore police and firefighting staffing to prerecession levels.
The Manteca Public Library landscape facelift continues on Friday.
It's a business at the forefront of the movement towards fossil fuel-free transportation.
Zachariah Gomez Hernandez smiled.
Electricity generated at federal facilities will start powering the South San Joaquin Irrigation District offices and a portion of the agency's pumps starting in 2015.
STOCKTON - An open forum featuring the three candidates running for superintendent of San Joaquin County Office of Education will be held Thursday, April 24, in the Fireside Room of Central United Methodist Church in Stockton, 3700 Pacific Avenue. The event, which is open to the public free of charge, will begin with a "meet and greet" starting at 6:15 p.m. followed by the presentation of the candidates at 6:30 p.m.
Just over a month ago the Sleepy Hollow Mobile Home Park was busting at the seams with squatters.
Steve Winter - a Manteca High Buffalo through and through for 40 years first as a student, then as a teacher and coach, next as an administrator, and then five years as principal - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.