The Manteca Unified school farm's pumpkin patch and corn maze is open every Friday and Saturday this month.
LATHROP – By this time next month, the No Parking signs on both sides of Thomsen Road near the Harlan Road intersection will be gone.
RIPON - Troop 414 Boy Scout Jake Turner provided the manpower to install memorial benches in concrete around several trees as a memorial to the late Alison Council who served as an advocate for the Ripona Elementary School student body.
Eminent domain - the taking of private property by condemnation for private or a second-party private use - will not be allowed in the proposed new project area of the Manteca Redevelopment Agency.
Privatizing operations of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Library System is being pondered by county leaders trying to wrestle with future budgets with the expectation they will soon have inadequate funds to cover basic services.
Austin Road Business Park- should it move forward to the point development rights are granted - could end up costing developers more than $1.4 million less in the next 12 months.
FRENCH CAMP – You think the gubernatorial drama is the hottest election ticket? Think again.
Nearly 30 years ago, the big controversy in Manteca had to do with a revolving chicken bucket sign.
The latest project of the Manteca Mural Society is now another significant footnote in Manteca's history.
A 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.
ESCALON - Dennis Borba and his Escalon-based bullfighting school was spotlighted on the cover of Saturday's "Off Duty" section of the Wall Street Journal.
Everyone was busy at Athens Burgers all day Saturday, but they were all smiling. Business was so brisk that the hours around lunch time saw long lines of hungry customers.
Instead of going to church next Sunday congregations from three Manteca houses of worship plus other volunteers are "Takin' it to the Streets" as part of a Christian outreach to serve the community.
Friends in need are friends indeed.
Manteca sales tax receipts dropped 2.4 percent in July, August and September of 2009 compared to the same three months in 2008.
TRACY - A team from Manteca will win the District 67 Junior All-Star Tournament.
RIPON - A devastating knee injury derailed Jacqui Uecker's senior season at Ripon High, but she remained positive that her ultimate dream of playing volleyball for a four-year university would eventually come to fruition.
A former meat processing plant used by the homeless as an encampment went up in flames early Friday morning.
Rich Silverman has put his money where his mouth is when it comes to saving water.
Shamir Griffin is a firm believer in the preservation of one's culture.
Manteca residents are taking the severe drought - that has sent reservoirs throughout California to record low levels and dropped underground water tables - seriously.
Manteca's Fourth of July celebration today includes a parade, pancake breakfast and aerial fireworks.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca's history.
Dry grass. Drought stressed landscaping. Shake roofs. Winds expected to be between 10 and 12 mph.
The Dance Stars are going to "rock the boat."
Pastry chefs Phil and Ema Soria opened the doors to their café - Panfino Patisserie - which offers gourmet food and pastries six months ago believing that Manteca would respond favorably. And the community has.
A parade, watermelon eating contest, World War II mural dedication, a pancake breakfast, pow wow, and aerial fireworks will mark the Fourth of July in Manteca and Ripon.
Body cameras – 23 in all – will be going on the uniforms of the Ripon Police Department's officers starting Saturday.
ESCALON - A veteran of more than 20 years at Escalon Packing Company on McHenry Avenue lost both arms during the noon hour Thursday in a bilateral amputation while working on peeling machinery inside the plant during a cleanup operation.
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.