Get ready to rock Saturday at 5 p.m. in downtown Manteca. That's when the 27th annual Manteca Chamber of Commerce twilight holiday parade themed "Jingle Bell Rock" gets underway. More than 100 entries are part of this year's undertaking that is expected to draw in excess of 7,000 people to line Yosemite Avenue from Library Park to Manteca High. The National Weather Service expects Mother Nature to cooperate as the forecast calls for clear skies ...
A decade ago Manteca's then fledgling Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau had to "generate reasons why" people should visit Manteca.
Brenna McLeary had a good reason to support Hospice of San Joaquin's annual "Manteca Tree of Lights" on Wednesday evening.
The push is now underway to help make sure 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop have a turkey or a ham on their Christmas table.
LATHROP – Volunteers are being sought to help at the annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony to be held tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Manuel Valverde Park.
LATHROP – They are usually on the forefront, fighting fires and taking a bite out of crime.
Three cars tangled up in an intersection collision at 11:22 a.m. Wednesday that sent one woman to an area hospital and another was cited for not having a driver's license.
Braata, a Manteca reggae rock band, and Facade, a progressive rock band, will be sharing their original music at the Plea for Peace Center in Stockton this Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m.
An unprecedented fourth consecutive drought year in modern times that is threatening California may not be as disastrous for the South County as a federal fish study.
LATHROP – Lathrop resident J. Chaka Santos just found out that growling at someone at a council meeting could land you into trouble with the law.
The Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon raised $94,306. The final total was significantly higher than the $73,635 posted at the end of the two-day event last week. The pledges and money were in hand Tuesday but accounting wasn't complete when the telethon coverage ended on Comcast Channel 97. "We're grateful that people in the community are supporting the kids," said Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Charlie Halford on Tuesday. The amount raised was ...
The Manteca Community choir is rehearsing for the upcoming Christmas concert dubbed "Christmas Fantasia" that takes place on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Manteca Presbyterian Church, North and Main streets. The concert is free although a free-will offering will be accepted.
RIPON – For 14 years the annual 'Taste of Ripon' has given residents the chance to mingle with downtown merchants in a friendly and festive environment.
MRPS holiday boutique set for weekend Homemade items such as soaps, lotions, jewelry, or perhaps even candles could be that ideal gift for Christmas. But the only way to find out is by stopping over at this weekend's Holiday Boutique located inside the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St. in Manteca. Teresa Rieb, who is among the organizers, said those attending can expect to see over 30 vendors at the fifth annual event. ...
Black Friday – with any luck – will turn into black ink for the City of Manteca.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Like the Pledge of Allegiance or "The Star-Spangled Banner," the Gettysburg Address is a sacred American text, so fully absorbed into the culture that phrases such as "four score and seven years ago" and "of the people, by the people, for the people" are as familiar as any song lyric or line of poetry.
Bob Adams - the Manteca city manager that played a key role in major civic and private sector improvements ranging from Speckles Park and Big League Dreams to landing Bass Pro Shops - is now helping a second California city on the ropes financially since his retirement in 2008.
The Northern San Joaquin Valley's longest running twilight holiday parade is gearing up for its 41st run.
Ripon High's new stadium flag pole is being dedicated this Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m.
Telethon organizers are hoping items such as authenticated signed jerseys of football greats Ken Stabler and Jim Otto as well as San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays will help raise funds to provide a safe haven for 1,500 Manteca and Lathrop kids.
Comcast wants to close its Manteca office in the 100 block of North Grant Street.
Congressman Jeff Denham, who is also a Turlock almond grower, underscored the importance of education measures and the Farm Bill during a talk before the Salida Rotary.
Apparently filing for a $313,248 tax refund when you're not entitled to it is a no-no.
How much will a somewhat safer pedestrian crossing of Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive cost?
Some 60 nurses, Kaiser patients and community supporters used foot power along with a couple in wheelchairs Friday to protest service cuts at the Manteca medical facility. Ten of the protesters were registered nurses, including Zenei Triunfo-Cortez who is one of four presidents representing the California Nurses Association.
When it comes time to cut the ribbon on the new playground at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church, Camron Moebius might be too old to enjoy the slides, swings and pull-up bar.
For the first time in recorded history, the San Joaquin Valley in 2013 had zero violations of the hourly ozone standard established under the federal Clean Air Act.
Ripon Vice Mayor Chuck Winn has officially announced his candidacy for San Joaquin County S 4th District Supervisor.
The three men that authorities believe are responsible for the shooting death of a 51-year-old Manteca man back in June will find out Monday when their case will go to trial.
More than 55 million pounds of dirty linen will pass through Crothall Laundry Services' 60,000 square-foot facility once it's completed next year.