Even though it looked like a playhouse, Manteca's code enforcement officers said the decorative tool shed had to go from behind a fence and nestled too closely next to a home in the 600 block of Pestana Avenue as it was a lingering violation of the building code.
LATHROP - River Islands at Lathrop – the biggest housing development ever envisioned for the Northern San Joaquin Valley – won't probably be building its first home until 2011.
LATHROP – Angelina Navarro-Mays is looking for not just a few talented people.
The runaround at City Hall that many experienced over the years trying to secure permits for building and businesses is finally coming to an end this Thursday with the opening of Manteca's one-stop permit center.
It might have been the last Farmer's Market of the season, but that didn't prevent throngs of people from turning out at Library Park Tuesday afternoon to enjoy the outdoor-themed activities that organizers spent weeks planning.
LATHROP – A peaceful march in memory of the young Lathrop man whose untimely death has become a catalyst for awareness of the many issues affecting the mentally ill will be held Saturday, Sept. 12.
Mike Middleton went beyond expectations for kids when he volunteered to restore a Manteca police unit into a brand new looking gang prevention unit.
What started as a grassroots campaign to raise money for the Second Harvest Food Bank has quickly grown into a massive community event.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is continuing its efforts to help pump up the economy while getting the best bang for the buck as they upgrade the agricultural water delivery system.
A mini Portuguese festa was held Sunday at the MRPS Hall in Manteca.
Mary Nichols is founder of Healings in Motion, Inc., a patient-driven agency that serves a significant population locally of those who had strokes, brain injuries and brain attacks.
Corinne Natali of Manteca will join thousands of other dedicated women and men at the San Diego Breast Cancer 3-Day Nov. 20-22 benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure and National Philanthropic Trust.
The Stockton Ports baseball team awarded Manteca's Walter Woodward Elementary School $1,000 for having the highest percentage of participation in the Ports Baseball by the Books reading program, in an on-field ceremony at the game on Saturday, Aug. 22.
The appointment of Manteca High Assistant Principal Raul Mora as the successor of East Union High principal John Alba who retired in June left an open position at the Buffalo campus.
School colors are not just paint-deep. They go much deeper than that.
Karen Duke almost gave her life to the cause she believed in most.
Guy Westbrock knows the plight of the homeless only too well. And he understands the demons of drug addiction.
LATHROP – It's kind of hard to say "no, thank you" to a contract that would put a minimum of $75,000 annually into the City of Lathrop's coffers.
From the kitchen to the bar, Michael Midgley has a knack for finding his way into the limelight.
Larry Springfield's life was spiraling out of control and going downhill so fast he was close to scraping the bottom.
Manteca's water conservation efforts slid backwards in July.
Richard Silverman wants to focus on the "forgotten" Manteca - vacant parcels as well as underutilized or deteriorating buildings.
LATHROP – First he turned Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal in to the Fair Political Practices Commission for what he perceived was "money laundering activity."
LATHROP – It has raised tens of thousands of dollars for cancer research and helped unite a community.
STOCKTON – Calling all superheroes, wrestling fans, movie buffs and gamers.
Katherine Ray's family knows what she did this summer. And she made them all proud. In the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Des Moines, Iowa, no less.
Manteca leaders are calling for a community summit on how to deal with the homeless.
Mariya Khweiss has never had a sip of alcohol in her life. But the high school sophomore knows how it feels to be three times above the legal limit of being under the influence of alcohol.