With his knees on an Islamic prayer rug facing Mecca, Imam Mohammed El Farra led several dozen Muslims through their Friday prayers on the first day of Ramadan – the ninth month of the Islamic calendar where fasting is the norm to teach modesty and sacrifice.
It might seem like a glamorous job to those who walk through the front door and grab a seat at the booth.
The Manteca Police motorcycle unit of five officers did well in Saturday's competition hosted by the Rancho Cordova Police Department – definitely making a name for themselves among their peers.
Two "cover models" - Manteca Fire Captain David Marques and Manteca Firefighter John Viss - have agreed to volunteer to help the Manteca Boys & Girls Club raise funds to keep the doors open during the current tough economic times to serve 1,500 kids.
The fifth annual Fairways Fore Foster Kids" golf tournament will take place on on Friday, Sept. 11 at the Manteca Golf Course. The tournament proceeds will go toward the support of Agape Villages Foster Family Agency.
It shouldn't have surprised anyone when Brieanne Jansen rocked the stage Wednesday night for the third week of Manteca Idol's opening rounds at Chez Shari.
It's something of a new concept at city hall: Work with your customers to make their lives easier and more productive.
Aggressive conservation efforts by South San Joaquin Irrigation District ditch tenders and farmers has helped free up 30,000 acre feet of water to assist other regions hard hit by California's third straight year of drought.
When Donnie Clark was cleaning the windows on an East Manteca home Tuesday afternoon, the process meant much more to him than just another job.
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.
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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.