Jim Rachels is managing partner of the California Cougars professional indoor soccer team. He operates his own business - MCR Engineering - and is involved heavily with family activities.
Isadore's Manteca restaurant is the realization of a dream - a dream that will stay alive with the determination of Laurel and Isadore Fang, devoted staff members and the community support they have engendered.
LATHROP – When the Manteca Unified Board of Education meets tonight to discuss ways to cut a massive portion of their budget, the students and staff of at least one local high school will be waiting patiently for the final decision.
It was panic time in September 2007.
Scenes captured at Musica Viva's chamber ensemble concert that was presented by Manteca Kindred Arts on Sunday at St. Paul's United Methodist Church.
Fifth graders in Manteca schools may soon learn about storm water quality and facts.
This could end up as a make or break year for the future of downtown Manteca.
Hail pounded parts of Manteca and Ripon late Sunday afternoon as a severe winter storm with thunder, lightning and rain passed through the South County.
Four perspective buyers within 10 minutes Saturday pulled up to the California flat-top at 921 Marin in the Powers Tract neighborhood sandwiched between Manteca High and Spreckels Park.
It's ironic, in a way, that South San Joaquin Irrigation District is celebrating its 100th anniversary as California enters a third year of drought.
LATHROP – Wanted: A few good men and women in Lathrop and surrounding area. Twenty, to be exact.
FRENCH CAMP – Friday afternoon was a belated Christmas at the Mary Graham Children's Shelter.
Kirk Waters is Manteca's interim fire chief.
Kim Laruta was overwhelmed the first time she saw the finished product of "That Sister of Mine."
When it comes to planning the programs that residents turn to in their spare time, Parks and Recreation Coordinator Toni Lundgren is all ears.
Five years after the death of their son, Jeremy, Jerry Lum and Dorothea Timmons are now looking forward to having their day in court.
A part-time security guard and a clerk at his family's Chevron station at Union Road and Yosemite Avenue, Muhammad Rashid, 30, never returned home after a Saturday night guard assignment on Lammers Road in Tracy.
LATHROP – Brent Maynor's concerns aren't necessarily limited.
Russ Munson is never one to be late.
The case involving the arrest of Jeremy Lum by three Lathrop Police officers on July 8, 2009 is riddled with inconsistencies on the part of the defendants, according to sworn depositions which have been affirmed by a judge with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California in Sacramento.
The double-crested cormorant is not on any endangered species list.
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.