It might have sounded like a bomb.
Three men – two from Manteca and one from Castro Valley – who allegedly attempted a home burglary shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday were arrested thanks to the quick thinking of a 13-year-old boy who was home at the time because of his school's teacher in-service day.
Airport Way between Louise Avenue and Northgate Drive in West Manteca was shut down shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday after a suspected explosive device was discovered in a black plastic bag at the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.
Nobody just gives away water these days.
Sales tax sharing deals that brought The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley anchored by Bass Pro Shops and Costco to Manteca have netted municipal coffers $3,539,221 in taxes over four years.
Ripon Unified still has some tweaking to do with its transportation.
Alex Hildebrand was an engineer by training and a farmer by vocation.
The Manteca High teacher arrested last month after a fight outside of a crab feed for a local elementary school will get his day in court.
Nine days after Valentine's Day and exactly 21 days after their engagement, Patrick Payan and Andrea Juarez will exchange vows and wedding bands in front of family and friends.
Mantecan Jean Ramey has added another feather to her artist's cap. Her nostalgic watercolor rendition of a restful garden setting has earned the nod of the Manteca Garden Club to be the signature picture that will grace the brochures, flyers and posters of the garden tour in May.
A sinkhole started developing on southbound Highway 99 at Austin Road at about 9:30 Monday night prompting numerous calls to the California Highway Patrol.
There are no trophies for fourth place.
Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto, is speaking this Thursday at a meeting of the Manteca Patriots.
The Manteca Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on Friday, Feb. 14, at an undisclosed location within the City of Manteca between the hours of 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
A bold initiative to take farm water conservation to the next level is being vetted by the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
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.
Marlon Gayle is no longer the principal of Colony Oak Elementary School in Ripon.
There was a time when CiCi Juarez had a hard time gauging the people of Manteca. She was new to The Family City, and fittingly, the Bay Area transplant felt like an outsider.
The second a stolen vehicle rolls onto one of four bridges that will access River Islands at Lathrop law enforcement will be alerted.
The Franzia Brothers Winery – the oldest in Ripon – was reopened after Prohibition when matriarch Teresa (Carrara) made a monumental decision with her sons at her side underneath a walnut tree and huller outside their rural home.
Priscilla Alexandra Ohnmacht was crowned Miss Manteca 2014 Youth Focus Friday at Calvary Community Church.
A 32-year-old Manteca man was hailed as a hero Thursday morning after saving a family of four from a $1.2 million apartment complex fire in the 400 block of Cherry Lane.
What could end up being Manteca's most high profile sign has been in limbo for three years.
Rick Wentworth may be retired. But he's still on the go.
This could shape up as a big year for home building in Manteca.
Folks in Ripon have a chance to step up to help save a piece of history.
Over the past six weeks, Manteca Youth Focus has hosted workshops, trainings and rehearsals all in preparation the 2014 Manteca Youth Focus extravaganza "Puttin' on the Ritz" Scholarship Competitions.
A 32-year-old Manteca man rescued a family of four from a second-story porch during an apartment fire in the 400 block of Cherry Lane on Thursday morning.