Manteca Fire has managed to slash $1.6 million in its annual operational expenses without layoffs, reduction in front-line manpower, or station closures.
With the first day of instruction about a week away, the five comprehensive high schools of Manteca Unified are gearing up to welcome the newcomers.
RIPON - Two Ripon High School juniors – a boy and a girl – went before the school board Monday night and questioned the thinking behind the current dress code.
RIPON – Just because school started doesn't mean you have to sacrifice all of the benefits of spending time outside in the summer.
Crystal Downs has a passion for people, a woman who meets her challenges daily, with a zest to make a difference. She has her own ideas about downtown redevelopment, too, manifest in her own recently restored business front.
It's only been a year since Sierra High School grad Devin Tailes left Northern California to chase her dream of musical stardom.
Manteca's next big housing boom could take place in southwest Manteca.
Manteca's first industrial employer wasn't Spreckels Sugar.
RIPON - You don't have to travel far for a peaceful woodland stroll along the river.
The first day of school is Monday, Aug. 16.
LATHROP – The Lathrop City Council last week unanimously approved the conversion of the roadside stretch in front of Lathrop Elementary into a 13-foot Class II bike lane that will allow both vehicular and bike traffic.
It was a team effort that made the weekend's first Manteca Police motorcycle safety challenge such a terrific success, according to Lt. Nick Obligacion.
Golf might be a gentleman's game but its accompanying politics in Manteca historically have been more cut-throat than orderly.
LATHROP – Lathrop's first fireworks fund-raiser ended with a resounding bang at the cash register.
RIPON - It has taken a state administrative law panel more than eight weeks to reach a decision on a 29-year-tenured Ripon High School teacher who had declined to take additional course work in support of teaching English learners.
Buyers of homes in the 585-home Evans Estates neighborhood being developed south of Woodward Avenue will be less of a burden on the city's general fund that most of the existing 73,000 Manteca residents.
A concelebrated mass in observance of the feast of the Santo Nino will be held at 11 a.m. this Saturday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca.
Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis is celebrating Kiwanis International's 100 Year Anniversary on Thursday, Jan. 22, by hosting a "Community Night of Giving" at the Manteca Senior Center from 7 to 9 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Over $18,000 will be distributed to local organizations.
The freeway that runs east-west in Manteca isn't the 120 Bypass - at least that's what some folks contend.
Ripon's hot air balloon and kite festival known as "Color the Skies" may be over.
Manteca may soon have an 11th car wash.
On paper, you were more likely to have your car stolen in Lathrop through the first 11 months of 2014 but less likely to be the victim of a burglary.
Parents and guardians of Manteca Unified School District students have until Friday to submit signed copies of the Student Computer Equipment Agreement for the Going Digital program.
Two Manteca quilters are piecing together a patriotic-themed quilt to help the Manteca soldier who was seriously injured in a drunken driving crash on Jan. 1.
The next six weeks will determine the severity of California's fourth year of drought.
Martha Landon used to dread pulling her GMC Yukon XL up to the gas pump.
Five people from two vehicles died Tuesday in the heavy early morning fog on Van Allen Road at Highway 4 in eastern San Joaquin County, according to CHP spokesman James Smith.
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The Manteca Patriots will be holding their first meeting of 2015 on Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at Angelano's Restaurant.
Over 400 Vendors from all over California and beyond will take part in one of Manteca's largest events, the Crossroads Street Faire.