When Frank Aquila first decided that he was going to host a dinner honoring families that have lost loved ones at war he didn't quite know what to expect.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is pulling out all the stops to mark a major historical milestone.
TRACY – South County farmers worried that power transmission lines being considered that may severely impact – if not completely take away – their property aren't holding back.
RIPON - It's all part of an effort to save the lives of motorcycle riders with Manteca and Ripon motorcycle police officers putting on their safety fair Saturday at Mistlin Park in Ripon for the Ripon-Manteca Motorcycle Safety Fair.
LATHROP – Manteca artist Dan Voller was the big winner in this year's Mayor's Art Purchase Award Show and Sale.
Manteca's drive to recover "100 percent of all costs" for park use could drive the farmers market out of downtown Manteca's Library Park.
Firefighting resources within Santa Barbara County have been overwhelmed this past week in their efforts to combat a large wildland fire. As such, the City of Manteca Fire Department is entering the sixth day of having an engine company deployed to assist communities in the Santa Barbara area. The fire engine being used is provided to the City by the Office of Emergency Services (OES) from the State of California.
More than $600 dollars in prizes will be awarded at this weekend's 5th Annual Photography Contest and Show jointly sponsored by the Manteca and Tracy Camera clubs.
A 30-acre almond orchard that has been home to five generations of the Freitas family faces the threat of being bisected literally by giant power transmission lines.
RIPON - A Ripon paper plant that has long been a part of the nucleus to the community's industrial base is closing - a move that has touched the hearts of its workers and their families.
Manteca's elected leaders authorized the issuance of $19 million in bonds Tuesday to complete the final phase of the retrofit and expansion of the wastewater treatment plant.
Delicato Vineyards is holding its Thirteenth Annual Photography Show from Wednesday, July 1 through Saturday, July 25. Competition is open to entries by amateur and professional photographers, which will be judged jointly. There will be over $1,000 in cash and gift certificate awards presented to the winners for their original photographs in the following categories: landscape/ nature, people/ portrait, travel/ architecture, animals, Manteca scenes, and other.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams will be sponsoring a community wide Independence Day Fireworks event at Big League Dreams on Friday July 3.
Two fundraisers for the Manteca High Sober Grad Committee are taking place this week.
The Rev. Quincy McClain and the Southside Christian Church are again offering a summer event to reach out to help change the lives of hundreds of youth who live in what is one of Manteca's most notorious at-risk neighborhoods for gang influences – Southside.
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.
It just became a little bit easier to get to the Stockton Metropolitan Airport from Interstate 5.
Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region after the Gold Rush in a bid to make a living.
FRENCH CAMP - The French Camp McKinley Fire District was awarded a $250,000 traffic safety grant for the purchase of extrication equipment for distribution to 15 fire districts within San Joaquin County.