STOCKTON - Pixie Woods will be celebrating its 56th birthday this Sunday. The Pixie Woods Board of Directors will be serving cake to all park guests from noon to 2 p.m.
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.
Storage at New Melones Reservoir has dropped below 400,000 acre feet for the first time since 1991.
The "Spirit of America" World War II mural was dedicated Saturday afternoon before a thrilled crowd of patriotic citizens sitting under four tents at the downtown intersection of Yosemite Avenue and Main Street.
A half dozen Manteca Noon Rotarians stepped up to help the Manteca Noon Kiwanis have a successful pancake breakfast – a tradition for the community for more than 45 years – that served more than 350 guests this year.
A 15-year-old East Union student was shot and killed at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning while visiting friends in a home in the 2100 block of Yosemite Avenue, according to police.
An explosive device was lobbed over a backyard fence west of Sierra High School at 11:15 Friday night where some 60 teens were having a Fourth of July party – injuring six between 15 and 18 years old, according to police.
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."