Earl Watson didn't know when he enlisted in the armed forced that he'd be taking part in one of the bloodiest battles in the history of modern warfare.
Fireworks lighting up the sky over Woodward Park Sunday at 8:45 p.m. will celebrate the safe return of those who have served America fighting the War on Terror in Iraq and Afghanistan.
It is the ultimate Manteca estate.
A home is now closing escrow every 6.3 hours in Manteca.
It's been almost 20 years since the residents around Shasta Park first met with city officials about the open space at the center of the neighborhood.
Large crowds expected for Sunday's regional Memorial Day Weekend celebration "One Nation under God" at Woodward Park – plus the noise caused by cannons shooting blanks and aerial fireworks – are prompting organizers and Manteca Police to offer advice to attendees and neighbors to help make the event go as smoothly as possible.
The Family Fun and Fitness Expo will be held this Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Sierra High, 1700 Thomas St., Manteca.
Regardless of rising gas prices and the recent recession, families appear to be on the move for the Memorial Day Weekend.
Manteca's highest decorated soldier – Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis - is being honored Friday morning in a ceremony kicking off four days of activities saluting the men and women who have served America in our nation's armed forces.
SACRAMENTO - Sid Reams, the 66 year-old real estate agent accused of a host of sexual assault charges, died Wednesday during heart surgery at UC Davis Medical Center.
RIPON – Ripon isn't thrilled that a proposed major transmission line for electricity would mean power towers would cut through Mistlin Sports Park, school property adjacent to Park View School and the Cornerstone neighborhood.
Thirty luncheon tables – all with different themes – greeted some 300 guests this week to the Manteca Soroptimist Club's annual fund raising luncheon at the MRPS Hall.
TURLOCK – As thousands of area high school and college graduates look proudly toward their futures, one local author also helps them focus on the nuts and bolts of life - literally.
It is one of Manteca's smallest congregations but it isn't preventing Southside Christian Center from striving mightily to tackle one of Manteca's biggest problems – the influence of gangs.
Jim Brown dedicated 38 years of his life serving as a role model for students and athletes alike.
One Manteca 16-year-old girl was killed early Saturday morning on a Tracy freeway west of Tracy Boulevard while five other occupants of the vehicle received moderate injuries, according to the CHP.
Donations are the lifeblood of the Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.
Larry Albers saunters out of his home along Woodward Avenue like some dusty old cowboy. His hands tucked into his jeans, a hard day's work painted across his face.
The third and final suspect in the shooting of 53-year-old Michael Lawrence in front of his home rural Manteca during the summer of 2013 isn't expected to appear before a jury until March.
Ripon Unified just raised the rates for substitute teachers.
Phil Waterford knows the Boys & Girls Club can make a difference in the life of a youth.
Lathrop - once known for having a dilapidated skate park that required an immense amount of maintenance just to keep open - might soon be the only city in the area with two skate parks.
Just how big of a deal is the donation of $12 to buy a turkey for a struggling family?
Lathrop Police Services has done it again by winning outstanding operational awards for nine out of the past 11 years when they were awarded first and second place honors in the California Law Enforcement Challenge.
Manteca's municipal offices are closed next week.
Cecily Ballungay has a plan to reduce the ranks of homeless in Manteca.
Stuff the bus for the sake of kids is the theme of a toy drive that's been a Christmas undertaking for the Manteca Unified School District's bus drivers dating back to 2008.
Dan Doyle is not happy Lathrop is discussing flood issues behind closed doors.
It's the quintessential Manteca dog house.
It could end up being the most costly Lathrop Mayor's race in the city's brief history.