Treats for the troops is the mission of Give Every Child a Chance's familiar white high-tech classroom bus this week as it travels to three elementary schools to pick up snack items from community members to be sent overseas.
One of the popular performances ever presented by the Manteca Kindred Arts – the Opus Handbell Ensemble – will take place again this season on Sunday, Dec. 20, at 3 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, North Street and Powers Avenue.
Hundreds of families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will probably go without a traditional Christmas meal for the first time since 1997.
Devin Tailes already had a bright future when she moved down to Los Angeles in August.
Rain failed to stop the Lathrop Festival of Lights Christmas parade Saturday.
The MOMS Club of Manteca North is a local chapter of an international support group for at home mothers and their children. With so many mothers working outside the home today it can be extremely hard for stay at home mothers to meet each other, the moms club allows at home mothers to get together in a supportive atmosphere.
Manteca has emerged as the brightest spot for construction in all of San Joaquin County as The Great Recession rolls on.
Manteca could soon have reserve police officers with "24-hour peace officer powers."
It was 25 years ago when Jim and Jesse Costa first helped a family in need at Christmas time.
"A Calvary Christmas" – an original Christmas musical – is being staged tonight at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at Calvary Community Church, 815 W. Lathrop Road.
A Manteca woman and her two sons were injured Friday at about 5:30 p.m. when their car collided in a grinding head-on collision with a Chevy Silverado pickup truck, according to CHP officers.
It is going to cost nearly $150 million for levee upgrades to protect Manteca, Lathrop, Weston Ranch, and parts of rural south Manteca from a 200-year flood.
It's now the $310 million question.
Jim Anderson - a popular home-grown rock singer that pays tribute to Elvis Presley's early years - is performing on the Main Stage of the 30th annual Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair this weekend in downtown Manteca.
The Moving Wall - an 80 percent replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., - is returning to Manteca a little more than 20 years after its first appearance.
Editor's note: This is an abbreviated version of a column about the Manteca High Vietnam Moving Wall ceremonies that former Manteca High student and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis appeared at that was published in March of 1993.
Good luck getting California's diverse special interest groups to agree on anything.
Educator Shane Smith is on the ballot for the Nov. 4 vote for Ripon City Council election even though he says he has been talked out of running because he is relatively new to the community.
The Home Energy Opportunity (HERO) program is considered as one of the fastest growing energy efficiency financing solution in the country.
You can tell a lot about a city by its garbage.
"Fight Hunger, Spark Change" is the theme of the current online voting contest that could give the San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties Food Bank in Manteca a $60,000 prize courtesy of Walmart.
Manteca is rallying to help 19-year-old Jose Maltez.
It rained 0.51 inches in Manteca on Thursday.
With the weather back to a warm 79 degrees today following Thursday's showers that brought 0.51 inches of rain, the almond harvest goes back into full swing with some farmers busy spreading the soaked nuts in windrows on the ground to speed up the drying process.
STOCKTON – Being linked to school board hopefuls with serious ethical questions might not be the worst thing for Sam Fant.
Most of the Ripon High sophomores have cleared one major hurdle towards graduation.