The last thing that the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District is supposed to be thinking about in January is how best to fight grass fires.
LATHROP – Reservoirs are drying up. Mountains are bare. And experts are worried that the beautiful weather that has kept winter balmy and comfortable will soon lead to a crisis in California.
Manteca Scout Troop 423 members Brandon Rogers, Thomas Trzcinski and Connor Schmitz were awarded the rank of Eagle at a recent Court of Honor.
Manteca's tribute to "The Greatest Generation" is up next on the to-do list of civic murals.
The unthinkable is nine days away from happening.
Fire completely engulfed a 35-foot-long motor coach Tuesday afternoon on northbound Interstate 5.
The Manteca VFW Jimmy Connors Post 6311 may soon have a new home.
Meteorologists, farmers and skiers aren't the only ones praying for wet weather.
By the end of her first workout at CORE Athletic Performance, Susan McCreath thought she might be sick in the parking lot.
It's not too tough to guess the No. 1 topic of conversation these days around the doctors' lounge at Doctors Hospital of Manteca.
Manteca's downtown corridor will be filled with the sound of horns and trumpets on Sunday evening.
LATHROP – It has a long and fairly technical name.
John Scharf gathered a group of children outside the gym doors, handing out garbage bags and a history lesson.
The hunt is on.
Copper thieves ripping off boxes that service street lights are costing Manteca taxpayers $95,000 a year.
Water Manteca residents send down the drain could one day help irrigate South County crops.
The Last Supper on Holy Thursday, living Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday are some of the highlights of Holy Week at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Manteca. The same services, during the Easter Triduum that concludes Lent leading up to the joy of the Easter season, are repeated all throughout the world.
Camron Moebius isn't an Eagle Scout just yet. It's a process, he says, complete with a mountain of paperwork and merit badge requirements.
In nearly three decades Shiloh Foust has never had to worry about missing a season.
Its logo might adorn all the letterhead and signage, but Manteca High soccer coach Justin Coenenberg will be the first to admit the "Kicking for a Cure" game is an event driven by the community.
Evelyn Gonzalez plans to do a yoga pose in front of all 200 plus murals at Manteca High.
East Union High graduate Andrew Bell has become a permanent fixture in the Sacramento hip-hop scene since moving to the State Capital from the Bay Area several years ago.
The annual planting at the CAPS' campus on North Austin Road at East Yosemite Avenue adds an element of unexpected "exercise" for the consumers at the learning facility designed as an extra level of educating the physically and learning disabled in the community.
Jocelyn Patane was nervous, intimidated and at times, lost on the wide-open stretches of the soccer field.
Some new urban neighborhoods embrace alleys.
LATHROP – It's not as simple as looking at a picture and giving it the thumbs up.
Some people are born with green thumbs. Others are made.
It's not 1918 anymore.
In black shades and a Hawaiian button-up, Larry Teunissen is the epitome of beach-boy cool.
The tax day midnight madness is no more.