Sitting at the kitchen table interviewing the retired master sergeant, it was clear that the former tank platoon leader was someone who had given his all in his devotion to country - serving in both Korea and Vietnam.
Manteca is again avoiding paying triple overtime to police officers as well as shaving thousands off the cost of the aerial fireworks by shifting the community's Independence Day celebration to July 3.
Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.
Thirteen men and women of faith are stepping up to help the Manteca Police.
As soon as the weather warms up, the signs in local grocery stores start advertising local fruit.
Is Manteca's strategy of charging $100 a year for licenses for dogs that aren't fixed working at reducing the amount of unwanted pets?
The largest residential development in Manteca history - and one that is slowly changing the city's demographics -is the progression of an idea launched 54 years ago by a Fresno native.
Manteca's downtown farmers market is at Library Park Tuesday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. as part of its weekly run through the end of August.
Merrill Gardens at Manteca will celebrate Support Our Troops Week by hosting a Big Band Swing Concert played by "Tradewinds Dance Band" on Thursday, June 17, at 6 p.m. at the retirement community located at 430 N. Union Road.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is joining the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) to celebrate the association's centennial anniversary by highlighting the importance of local water supply projects to the state's development.
Manteca homebuyers in the past 29 months have spent $546,413,000 snapping up housing deals in the resale market.
Nine-year old Marcus White couldn't have been having a better time Friday as he buzzed around the Southside Christian Church for the first in a series of Friday night gatherings aimed at giving the youth of the area something positive to do.
It's a harsh $168 million reality.
Riley Simmons was standing tall as she received the "Every Student Succeeding Award" from the Association of California School Administrators' San Joaquin Chapter.
Bus service could be cutback in Manteca as well as connections to Stockton where a number of local riders use Regional Transit to reach Delta College and various county services.
Chase bank customers who conduct their transactions at the Raley's store in Manteca while doing their grocery shopping will see the end of that convenience on May 7.
They are golfing and sunbathing along the snowless shores of Lake Tahoe.
Monday mornings are days of hope for dozens of families as well as single moms desperate to either keep a head over their roof or to get off the streets.
The celebration for Read Across America has already begun.
When Richard Perez was in his early 30s he had a vision. God came into his room, lifted him up out of bed and took him into his kid's room. There, God told Perez that he needed to change the harmful direction of his life or he would find his kids were no longer a part of his life. The vision shook Perez. He'd never experienced anything like it. Yet, he found it difficult to comply. He wasn't ready to pull away from the road of destruction he'd been on since his teen years.
LATHROP – Over the course of the last six months the Lathrop City Council has approved spending just over $191,000 for a restroom at River Park South, the demolition and reconstruction of the 7th Street Skate Park, study space at City Hall and solar lighting at Woodfield Park.
Ninety-one entries in the weekend's Almond Blossom Festival Art Show drew a number of awards for their artworks and photographs. Noted artist Dan Petersen said he had fun judging the show, adding that it has improved much in the past year.
Gordon Kennedy trudges between rooms of his music lesson studio lackadaisically.
Zephyr is back.
The Stanislaus River is paying for the sins of the Central Valley Water Project.
Ray Joseph, 20, of Sacramento, has been sentenced to 27 years in state prison for the attempted murder of a Manteca couple as they slept in their bed at their home on Victory Avenue in September of 2013.
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