Vada McKinnon would have been proud to have seen the flowering plum tree added to Cotta Park Monday morning.
They are Great Options, whether the economy is up or down.
AKF Development – the firm that played a pivotal role in helping Manteca snag The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley and Del Webb at Woodbridge plus converted the old Spreckels Sugar factory site into a $200 million economic juggernaut - is now being tapped to help Manteca secure a water park and a hotel.
RIPON - The Ripon City Council is faced with even more drastic cuts when members will mull over the first draft of the city's budget for the next fiscal year at their 7 p.m. Tuesday night meeting devoted to budget study.
The odds are if you called 9-1-1 to summon the Manteca Fire Department in 2009 it wasn't due to fire but a medical emergency.
Angie Ramey didn't waste any time in mobilizing her troops to take to the Tidewater Bikeway in an effort to clean up the garbage left behind by the inconsiderate people who use one of Manteca's crown jewels.
RIPON – Melinda Shaw did her best to keep her composure as she maneuvered her way through the vacant Ripon Drug and Gift building on Main Street on Saturday.
LATHROP – Jenica Reagan is already the proud owner of a ewe and a wether sheep.
Editor's note: Below is the text of Jenica Reagan's award-winning speech in the annual Rotary speech contest. She won first place in the first round, held at Lathrop High School, and second place in the area level held in Tracy. She received a prize of $125 for each contest.
A century ago intercity trolley service – electric trains if you will – was all the rage transporting people between Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin Valley destinations such as Stockton, Modesto, Galt, Manteca, Merced, Lodi , and Elk Grove.
Never have so many people been out of work in Manteca since the Great Depression.
Its one thing to go to a high school drama production based on the works of a famous playwright.
RIPON - A girl's dream of attending her senior prom in a beautiful evening gown is a real possibility for more than 1,400 soon-to-be high school graduates this year that might otherwise have to stay home on their special night.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca is gearing up for a boom.
Manteca municipal Finance Director Suzanne Mallory made a point to wear black to Wednesday's City Council budget workshop.
Ron Light knows that conserving water is literally the most important thing that Manteca can do to preserve its future.
Spencer Borba was selected as the 2015 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board's (CMAB) District 5. The crowning took place before a crowd of approximately 60 dairy industry members and their families and friends, on Tuesday at Chez Shari in Manteca.
Frank Esteves, long-time Manteca area resident, celebrated his 88th birthday with family and friends with a luncheon at the home of his godchild, Cindy Richichi, on Saturday, May 2.
A big rig truck crash on northbound Highway 99 at Jack Tone Road in the predawn hours Wednesday shutdown the major arterial for most of the day causing motorists to be late for work among other things.
An unflattering picture painted of Manteca Unified trustee Sam Fant in a scathing Grand Jury report also reveals a vain side to the self-described politician.
Janice Zacharias needed 13 board members in order to get a renewed effort to jumpstart the East Union Memorial Cemetery off the ground.
Closed means closed after a Manteca restaurant owner was convicted of tax evasion in San Joaquin County Superior Court early in May.
Body cameras are being issued to the officers of the Ripon Police Department.
Manteca in April reduced its water use by 34 percent to its lowest level in at least 13 years.
Manteca will use $115,000 in bonus bucks to pay for a commercial kitchen and bar for the $1.3 million Moffat Community Center that - once it is completed - will be turned over to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 to operate.
The Brits are coming!
Pete Oresco knew what he wanted when he sauntered into Library Park.
A 10-member citizens committee meeting Thursday could set in motion changes that may drastically alter how people in Manteca not just use water but how the city itself looks in the future.