So, who is the better dancer – Manteca Ford owner Phil Waterford, council member Debby Moorhead, Superintendent of County Schools Mick Founts, or Councilman Vince Hernandez?
It was no sooner than American soldiers were sent to fight the Global War on Terrorism in the Middle East that local service organizations such as Soroptimist International of Manteca began to find ways to help out.
The report card is in - Give Every Child a Chance continues to exceed the mark when it comes to helping struggling kids improve in school.
PG&E this past summer replaced 2.5 miles of a natural gas pipeline that runs from Woodward Avenue to West Ripon Road south of Manteca. The segment had been ranked its 43rd worst natural gas pipeline segment based on a high risk list compiled by PG&E.
LATHROP – Lathrop is pulling all the stops this week for the annual Lathrop Celebration.
Plans for a major travel plaza on the outskirts of Lathrop on the southwest corner of the Interstate 5 and Roth Road interchange are being considered Thursday by the San Joaquin County Planning Commission.
Sunday's Manteca Historical Society shindig - the 18th annual Barbecue Social - is taking place beneath the trees in the spacious country backyard of Nick and Kristen Founts.
LATHROP – The city's economic picture painted by Lathrop Economic Development Administrator Steve Carrigan in his latest report to the City Council was not completely rosy.
Del Webb at Woodbridge is confident new home sales will remain steady for the age-restricted community during 2011.
The Sunrise Kiwanis are looking for youth groups and individuals who want to try their hand at creating scarecrows for this year's Manteca Pumpkin fair, Oct. 2-3, in downtown Manteca.
Adrianna Solis has spent her entire life around music.
The connection is quite intriguing. Lathrop is associated with the Loneliest Road in America.
Manteca is stepping up its war on drug dealing, prostitution, retail theft and identify theft by increasing its regulatory control over residential hotels/motels and rooming houses.
The annual St. Anthony's Church Harvest Festival continues today on the church grounds on the corner of Fremont and Sutter streets.
Isadore Fang's forte is creating celebration food.
Free Weston Ranch burst into the scene about six years ago. It's a grassroots movement being vigorously pushed by residents of the community who want to see their six plus-square-mile community detached from the City of Stockton.
Public libraries with treats such as coffee on the side aren't a modern creation.
A daylight theft from the J.C. Penney store in the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at Union Road and the 120 Bypass shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday ended with a house to house search in the areas surrounding Aldwina Lane and Cottage Avenue near Doctors Hospital.
Southwest Manteca - an area the city is getting ready to spend $150 million for flood protection so developers can continue building - is being turned into the exclusive domain of large single family homes aimed at luring Bay Area buyers.
It's a quote that has been attributed to many great thinkers across history, most recently Winston Churchill.
Bethany Home Foundation is erecting a wall at the entrance of the Almond Blossom Festival at Mistlin Sports Park Friday in a new twist for the senior citizens in the community between the carnival rides and the vendor displays.
Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship.
Medically focused college students are being offered scholarship applications by the Doctors Hospital volunteers to help them shoulder the cost of their schooling, available Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Safety - and the desire to have less illegal fireworks launched - trumped Big League Dreams bringing in upwards of $40,000 and non-profits enjoying a 40 percent bump in the sale of safe and sane fireworks.
Several Ash Wednesday Masses and scripture services are being observed at St. Anthony of Padua in Manteca and St. Patrick's Church in Ripon. Ashes will be distributed during each service.
Calvary Community Church will host the Central Valley R3 Men's Conference on Saturday.
The lawsuits have started.
Mohsen Tarin, the President of Electro Imaging Systems, Inc.'s new Central Valley office at 259 Spreckels Ave., is inviting the public to a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony and chamber coffee on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
Manteca may finally get a dog park first promised in 2003.
The San Joaquin Valley - the most productive farming region on the planet - is America's food basket.