Manteca has trimmed $450,000 in firefighter overtime without having to "brown-out" an engine company due to a manpower shortage.
It started out as a love story between sweethearts that transcended four major battles in World War II with the loss of hundreds of personal letters that were not delivered until war's end.
It was a life and death foot pursuit Tuesday morning on the Highway 120 Bypass as Manteca Police Sergeant Julie Renfro risked her life dashing 150 yards to prevent a despondent 47-year- old man from ending his life in freeway traffic.
Bob Gutierrez's car is his vessel.
Congestion on Highway 99 between Arch Road and Austin Road may ease a year ahead of schedule.
It might have only been the first Downtown Farmer's Market of the year, but the dozen farms represented enjoyed the best start that the weekly outdoor summer event has had since it was rekindled by the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau several years ago.
LATHROP – Four non-profits will get the chance to set up fireworks stands in Lathrop in order to raise money for their respective organizations.
With rain falling through the month of May; this year's fire season is primed to be the worst in recent years. Weeds have grown to record heights and are beginning to dry rapidly. The Fire Chiefs of San Joaquin County are urging all citizens to take immediate action on any grasses or weeds that may pose a fire danger.
STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will host a Catfish Derby on Saturday, June 5, at Oak Grove Regional Park.
The stark reality of the Memorial Day observance on Monday hit home hard when it was announced at the beginning of the program at East Union Cemetery that one of Manteca's own sons serving in Afghanistan had been wounded in the chest.
It was a rag-tag fleet of vehicles from a World War II Jeep Willy and 1965 Mustang convertible to a slew of PT Cruisers and even a Bentley that made their way down Yosemite Avenue late Monday morning.
Library Park – once the site of one of Manteca's first baseball diamonds – could be well on its way to being a true downtown square by this time next year.
Sister Ann Venita of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church is inviting all seniors to the annual celebration of the feast day of the church's patron saint.The sit-down luncheon will be held in the St. Anthony's School gym from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 9. Admission is free; however, all is encouraged to bring friends along. One does not have to be a Catholic to attend. For more information, call 823-7197.
Two-year-old Alexandria Marrero was the youngest member of the audience that attended the annual Memorial Day observance at the Ripon Cemetery on Monday.
LATHROP – The combination of Pastor Mike Dillman's Vietnam War testimony and the solemn tolling of the bell during the roll call of Lathrop's fallen veterans made for a stirring and poignant Memorial Day observance on Monday.
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.
MODESTO - The blueberry picking days of summer are drawing to a close early this year.