With a halter growing into its neck, a two-year-old donkey was found wandering on Highway near Escalon along Sutliss Road. It was fortunate to be rescued and given medical treatment.
RIPON – It's only a matter of time before the Almond Queen hopefuls get to show their stuff on the runway.
The City Council Tuesday will decide whether to switch the aerial show and the community celebration at the Big League Dreams sports complex to Saturday, July 3, in a bid to save the city $17,405. The council meets at 7 p.m. at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
Water pressure is expected to improve in the Powers Tract neighborhood and areas north of Moffat Boulevard to South Main Street with a new water main being placed in beneath Moffat Boulevard.
It was the theft of a dead man's passion that prompted an all out effort by law enforcement officers to right the wrong this week.
By GLENN KAHL
Fifty athletes have already entered the 2010 Manteca Senior Games taking place May 8-15.
The Manteca Garden Club welcomes garden enthusiasts in the Central Valley to attend their next meeting on Monday, Jan, 18 at 12:30 p.m. at the McFall Room of the Manteca Public Library to hear Diana Montgomery, speak on "Four Seasons of Color" for your garden.
RIPON - A monetary gift of some $3,000 was spread among the libraries within the Ripon Unified School District by a partnership of the Ripon Soroptimist Club and the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
It may soon cost $20 a year – or four times the current $5 fee – to license a spayed or neutered dog in Manteca.
Manteca's reserve firefighters may soon work for 56 percent less pay.
Flags will not be put out by the Manteca Chamber of Commerce as scheduled for Martin Luther King Day due to the forecast for inclement weather Monday.
Excess interest in the municipal enterprise accounts involving water, sewer, and solid waste may be used to cover city utility fees for the Manteca Boys & Girls Club.
An elderly man survived a bedroom fire shortly after midnight Saturday when a burning candle ignited bedding that singed his facial hair and caused a small burn on a finger.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Amid severe drought conditions, California officials announced Friday they won't send any water from the state's vast reservoir system to local agencies beginning this spring, an unprecedented move that affects drinking water supplies for 25 million people and irrigation for 1 million acres of farmland.
A motorcycle police escort to work Friday morning was a salute to the 27-year police career of veteran Officer Barry Blackburn prior to the start of his final shift at the Manteca Police Department.
A short time ago, Erick Varela's journey from military service in Iraq to being introduced at the White House by Michelle Obama would have been more than implausible.
LATHROP – That rickety old bridge on Manthey Road that crosses the San Joaquin River will soon be getting a major upgrade.
As Manteca residents shop for their Super Bowl party this weekend, they will find the Manteca High football team honored on special commemorative Crystal Creamery milk cartons.
For area farmers, it's 1975-1976 all over again.
LATHROP – For his first two years on the Lathrop City Council, Omar Ornelas dealt with turmoil.
At age 98, Joe Martinez was the oldest member from "The Greatest Generation" at Thursday's Manteca Mural Society brainstorming session.
A structure fire in the 400 block of North Grant Street caused an estimated $300,000 in damage to a house on Wednesday morning.
John Harris' wife wanted to buy 10 roses.
LATHROP – Medical benefits are expensive.
The Manteca Mural Society is seeking input from World War II veterans, their families, and others to set the perimeters for an artists' competition to select the design for the next mural.
LATHROP – Rich Hogan isn't a farmer.
The proverbial light - powered by tax revenues - is at the end of the tunnel.