The Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society used to be made up exclusively of those of Portuguese decent.
The levees protecting Lathrop and southwest Manteca have been granted 100-year flood accreditation by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The first day of fall 2010 lasted less than an hour. Chances are, you were asleep when the autumnal equinox crept in shortly after 11 p.m. on Wednesday.
RIPON - Bursting with spirit, Bella Steele, 7, is an integral part of her novice cheerleading team for the Ripon Christian Knights practicing three days a week.
The 100 block of North Maple Avenue could end up with traffic going south to north if Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez has his way.
More than 1,500 members from three Manteca congregations are skipping Sunday services on Oct. 10.
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.
Roughly 80 percent of Lathrop's water comes from the ground.
Ripon Unified School District Superintendent Bill Draa apologized for the inaccuracies on the recently approved second interim report made last week.
A Dr. Seuss-themed bookcase custom-made by St. Anthony of Padua School's kindergarten students and their parents is just one of the dozens of items that will be on the auction block when the school celebrates with an auction dinner its 60th anniversary.
Turns out, Tiffany McBroom was a natural.
LATHROP – "What does a guy like me have to do in order to be able to get a girl like that?"
Justin Coenenberg and the Manteca High girls soccer team will make their TV debut on Monday morning.
100 years ago
When Kirby Brown and his wife Iran visited the famed Hearst Castle in San Simeon, they were treated like royalty.
After two months of detention in Punjabi prison a Lathrop resident and United States citizen might finally be getting the State Department intervention – or at least interest – that his family has been begging for.
Manteca author Kirby William Brown will be signing copies of his book, California Faince: Ceramics for Cottages and Castles, all day during business hours at Antique Avenue at Spreckels Park shopping center, 1327 Historical Place.
The drought may mean two South County water play features designed to keep kids cool and happy will stay dry for the duration
A Manteca Police officer was rear ended in his patrol car on the Highway 120 Bypass east of Union Road Wednesday at 10:30 p.m.
Heavy black smoke seen for miles from burning outbuildings in Lathrop north of Louise Avenue and just east of McKinley Avenue at the end of Park Avenue drew sightseers from several communities as two outbuildings literally burned to the ground Wednesday afternoon.
A driver whose car veered off the roadway last April striking four teens – killing one 14-year-old – as they walked home along the shoulder of East Highway 120 returning from an orchard bonfire won't receive jail time.
The last hurrah of the Manteca Redevelopment Agency's housing bonds could end up providing 40 units of senior independent housing for low- and very low-income seniors.