Water - or more precisely the lack of it - created a foreclosure crisis in Manteca 80 years ago that makes the Great Recession housing bust seem mild in comparison.
Bill Draa was enjoying his retirement when he was called upon to help out the Ripon Unified School District.
LATHROP – Daniel Whaley doesn't need to do drugs to know that they're a dead-end street.
Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was under construction 75 years ago.
Are you feeling the holiday bulge? Have you lost the motivation to exercise or eat properly? Are you desperate for a physical transformation?
A big jolt is coming in 2014.
The year was 1940. It was the marrying month of March. At least, it was for teen bride Alice Machado who just exchanged vows with the love of her life, Joe Machado, at St. Anthony's Church in Manteca.
Luis Zepeda raced his younger brother, Fernando, several times down Snow Tube Mountain.
LATHROP – The numbers don't like.
LATHROP – Out of every dollar you spend in Lathrop, an extra penny goes to pay for enhanced city services.
Parents whose children are attending schools in Manteca Unified and would like to transfer them to another campus in the district will have the opportunity to do just that from January 7 through Jan 31, 2014.
Mayor Willie Weatherford notes that some cities build grandiose city halls that conjure up images of the Taj Mahal.
Recent enrollment figures at Ripon Unified were reportedly a mixed blessing.
Ray Utter is among those responsible for you having gas in your car.
Robin Taberna is gearing up for Saturday's Golden State Karate Association-sponsored Martial Arts Open.
The Comet has returned.
Stewart Tract in 1988 was the last place anyone except the principals of Somerston Group thought could be transformed into a cutting edge, planned community with 11,000 homes.
Chuck and Teri Palmer will celebrate the birthday of their slain son by sending gifts overseas.
Adria Afferino of The Greenery Nursery will be the featured speaker at the Monday, March 17, meeting of the Manteca Garden Club. She will be speaking on growing, harvesting, and preserving herbs.
40 years ago
If you live in Manteca and own a pit bull breed you either have to get it fixed, qualify as a legitimate breeder through a set of tight rules, or risk becoming a criminal and having the dog destroyed.
It was an unexpected and emotional engagement party at Doctors Hospital Monday morning for a Manteca couple that's been together for some six years.
Call it a silver lining.
Distribution and warehousing are spurring job growth in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
A hunter back in the late 1990s shot a rabbit along Paradise Cut on Stewart Tract.
Manteca's Chief Police Chief Nick Obligacion is speaking Thursday, March 13, at a meeting of the Manteca Patriots from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Chez Shari at the Manteca Golf Course on North Union Road.
The riparian brush rabbit is an endangered species now limited to just two tiny populations in Caswell State Park six miles south of Manteca and other spots further downstream.
The time is nearing for construction to begin at Weston School.
It was a scenario that city engineer Glen Gebhardt had never before seen.