Richard W. McDonnell – known to his friends as Dick – had no problem sharing his opinions about the status of things that were going on in Manteca.
The cost of operating the Nick DeGroot Water Treatment Plant that provides surface water to Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy will drop 7.9 percent over the next 12 months.
The complete $1.24 million restoration of the HOPE Family Shelter got under way this week with an official groundbreaking at the 94-year-old site of the first hospital in Manteca.
Five names will be added to the plaques of honor in the Manteca Unified School District's personnel department. They are the Educators of the Year for 2010-11 who were nominated for the honor by parents, students, and in at least two cases, by fellow teachers.
Congressman Jerry McNerney is behind legislation to secure $450 million in federal funds over the next 10 years to help build the Altamont Commuter Express high speed rail service between Stockton and San Jose.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District's board turned down a pitch to spend $25,000 in a bid to try and leverage $300,000 in federal funds.
Carol Crawford anxiously drives to her mailbox every afternoon looking for one piece of mail in particular.
Dio Gutierrez spends most of his days in intense pain.
A Manteca toddler was rushed to the University of California Medical Center in Sacramento by helicopter Tuesday morning after being driven over by a family SUV backing out of a driveway on Blair Court.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District board has spent the past seven years talking about how they can sell retail power for 15 percent less than PG&E in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon and do so while updating the distribution system.
Food-4-Less stepped up to the plate Tuesday and presented Manteca Police officer Victor Vincent with a canine already trained in search and protection.
The Italian Catholic Federation in Manteca is one of the most generous organizations around. Last year alone, the independent faith-based group which is not affiliated with St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, donated money to St. Anthony of Padua School to give away as scholarships to five deserving students.
Jessie Marinas - a man who found strength in his "artistic soul" after a series of spinal injuries triggered a number of painful surgeries - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Jim Brown - an East Union High coaching icon known as a true gentleman - passed away over the weekend while vacationing in Georgia with his wife Jan.
The old Baccilieri Winery is No. 14 on the list of historical buildings in Manteca.
City Manager Elena Reyes and the Manteca City Council are parting ways on April 14.
This may just be "the" year to raft the Lower Stanislaus River.
On Saturday crews from the California Department of Water Resources will conduct what is considered the critical snow survey for gauging the amount of water ...
Beginning sometime next month, residents will be able to contact the City of Ripon for home curbside trash pickup.
Connie Jorgensen - the 70-year-old curator of the Clarence Smit Memorial Museum in Ripon - has spent the past five month training for the Modesto Marathon.
It's tough if you are a student riding a Manteca Unified school bus to play hooky from school or lollygag after getting off the ...
Manteca's biggest drawing card to luring employers demanding a well-trained workforce may be among the 60,000 plus San Joaquin County commuters driving west ...
Police and firefighters in Ripon are the focus of the inaugural First Responders Day this coming Saturday that starts at 8 a.m. with an ...
The City of Ripon's water conservation efforts benefitted from a wet February.
A Doctors Hospital employee had a gun put to her head by a man demanding her vehicle as she was reporting for work at 5 ...
The temporary lane closures at Louise Avenue and Harlan Road will remain in place for a least another week.
Twice over the past 30 years Manteca's elected leaders have adopted a goal to have a grade separation over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks ...
St. Paul's United Methodist Church is hosting this year's Lenten Taize on Wednesdy, March 29, starting at 7 p.m.
Sara Lopez didn't quite know what she was going to do with her kids on Friday afternoon.
Manteca's 21st edition of the Crossroads of California is a week away but the fun has already begun,