Turkeys R Us - a community-based effort to make sure no family in Manteca, Lathrop, or Ripon goes without turkey on Thanksgiving and Christmas - is facing an uphill battle this holiday season.
LATHROP – Brent Maynor has several unofficial titles. The Lathrop City Council hopeful is a student of DeVry University and is studying to be a video game and simulation programmer. He is also a construction worker but was recently disabled, which is why he is enrolled in online courses to get job retraining in hopes of landing a less physically demanding job.
San Joaquin County's exploration of privatizing at least their portion of the library system isn't gaining much traction with South County political leaders.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca has some 500 flu shots available to anyone over 50 years old at a clinic that is scheduled to be set up at the Manteca Senior Center in the 200 block of Cherry Lane Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon.
LATHROP – Award-winning Texas Longhorn "Big Red" has to share the limelight these days at the Rolling "O" Ranch on South Union Road.
A candidate's forum featuring the candidates seeking election Nov., 2 to the Manteca City Council as well as the mayor's post takes place Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the council chambers at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
Manteca's new high profile animal shelter targeted for completion in late summer of 2011 on South Main Street at Wetmore Street could help create momentum for a dog park.
LATHROP - Plant it and they will come.
Nearly 500 truck trips originate or end during four peak hours daily at the Union Pacific Intermodal facility that is in the process of being more than doubled.
The Manteca Seventh-day Adventists are staging their first health fair today.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is gearing up for the day their customer base may include more than 40,000 retail electrical customers by starting work on a master plan for a new headquarters.
Make no doubt it.
LATHROP – Duston Tuhy, the former husband of Lathrop mayor Kristy Sayles, took steps on Thursday to obtain full physical custody of their three children – two boys ages 8 and 10, and a girl aged 13 – until the court proceedings involving their stepfather, Thomas Xavier Sayles, is resolved.
A small army of more than 1,500 Christian volunteers are expected to hit the streets in Manteca on Sunday to spread everything from The Word to bark at four park playgrounds.
Main St. Café in Manteca has made its facility as the drop-off site for donations to the family of the late Michelle "Shell" Guillermo.
A veteran of more than 20 years at Escalon Packing Company on McHenry Avenue in Escalon lost both arms Thursday afternoon in a bilateral amputation while reportedly working on peeling machinery inside the plant during a cleanup operation.
You probably don't notice very many garage sale signs - if any -from the previous weekend tacked up on light poles and such in Manteca.
Navy and Coast Guard Seaman Second Class William Jacob Scalf, 90, is a proud veteran of sea duty during both World War II and the Korean War.
For nearly 40 years the Three Rivers Indian Lodge has been providing a valuable service to the Native American community.
Recycled wastewater could one day irrigate expansive playing fields and other landscaping at Manteca Unified campuses.
A daring thief made off with more than $500 in cash Monday afternoon from the office of Mountain Mike's Pizza on North Main Street at Louise Avenue making it in and out of the business without being seen.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.
Lathrop and Manteca have already done the preliminary work to ensure they're in compliance with the state's 200-year-flood levee improvement project.
Brian Hunt loves to play tag because he doesn't think Christians should hide their faith.
Five blue stars across the bottom of the World War II mural being dedicated Saturday reflects a rarity that Manteca had by having one family with five sons serving in the various branches of military during the war.
The recall attempt against a pair of Manteca Unified School District trustees has gained national attention.
Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.
The Phantom Fireworks booth at Main Street Plaza is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Ripon Future Farmers of America.
Three years ago Manteca city officials told John and Vivien Griffin their fence was no longer considered in violation after the Chadwick Square homeowners were able to prove it wasn't a safety problem as a complaint made at that time contended.
It has been five years since the Manteca High School Athletic Boosters last had a fireworks booth.