Bonus buck balances – fees that residential developers agreed to pay for growth-related fees for things such as main roads, sewer and water lines plus parks and government facilities - are enough to plug the City of Manteca's projected deficit next fiscal year when combined with other measures being taken.
Spreckels Recreation Park – due to open this spring – is on target to become Manteca's greenest park yet.
Two new Portuguese cultural classes are being offered by the Manteca Senior Center and the city Parks and Recreation Department starting this Wednesday.
Donate as little as $5 to the Manteca Kindred Arts and you could be the proud owner of a one-of-a-kind table runner made by nationally recognized by award-winning quilter Judy Mullen.
Ben Tolman and 45 volunteers did maintenance on 200 fire hydrants in Manteca to fulfill a requirement for his Boy Scouts of America Eagle Award.
Tax incentives that could put as much as $18,000 back into the pockets of new homebuyers are getting credit for a significant increase in new home sales in Manteca.
RIPON – John Mangelos knew that when the Veterans Museum project would eventually transform what was a blighted area into a place that people would enjoy visiting.
Who is the best dentist in town? Is it Sean Sangalang, Al Tonne, Ricardo Cuevas, Trang Duong, Marvin Bledsoe, Pamela Andrews, Mary Richmond, John Trueb, or someone else?
One of Manteca's great movers and shakers has died.
Past Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year honorees have run the gamut from teens that turned their lives around to kids who have devoted an extraordinary amount of time helping with community service endeavors.
When someone gave Patty Reece an orchid to take care of herself, the poor plant didn't last more than a week before shriveling up and dying.
FRENCH CAMP – Doctor Sheela Kapre, chair of the Medicine Department and director of the Internal Medicine Teaching Program for San Joaquin General Hospital, is one of 10 program directors from across the country to receive the nationally acclaimed Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award.
St. Anthony of Padua School PTG will hold its second annual Table Setting Luncheon on Saturday, April 4, in the school gym.
Mother Nature isn't going to bring four days of rain mid-month as forecasters had hoped.
David Blancarte, 47, is on his feet for the first time since suffering major injuries in a motorcycle accident some 20 years ago.
Les Thomas is patriotic.
LATHROP – Only one of the three incumbents has taken the first step towards securing his seat for the next four years.
The proposed McKinley Avenue interchange could be the first step toward easing congestion on the 120 Bypass.
Mike Morowit's financial savvy has managed to keep Miner Mart a viable business through two economic downturns and a tectonic shift in Manteca retailing during the past 20 years.
The waiting game continues for Manteca Pastor Rob Cox.
Phil Waterford loves Manteca's patriotic backbone.
Back in the 1980s the residents along the north side of Louise Avenue between Airport Way and the railroad tracks formed the nucleus of the Manteca Rural Committee.
Manteca has entered the green versus yellow lawn quandary.
Brandi Galindo plays with a quiet confidence, but her physique cuts a loud impression.
It was a red carpet event Thursday night when San Joaquin County Supervisor Ken Vogel officially installed five board members to new terms on the Ripon Chamber of Commerce board during a dinner at the Spring Creek Country Club.
Ron Corbin was getting ready to bicycle from the Prayer Valley Church food distribution effort last week across from Library Park to his brother's home with bags of food on the handle bars.
Several schools in Manteca Unified will be greeting the new school year with new roofs and playground equipment, smooth pavements that were once cracked, newly replaced lighting units, new carpets on the floors, and fresh coats of paint in a number of classrooms.
When Ripon Unified voters hit the polls in November, they'll have a say so on how to conduct future school board elections.
An 81-year-old Manteca woman sustained fatal injuries in a 7 a.m. Wednesday crash while driving her 2007 Ford sedan at Louise Avenue and Jack Tone Road, according to a CHP report.
Dennis Bitters would rather not see you.