It's a labor of love in police work, and of the ministry for one Manteca police officer and his wife.
LATHROP – The mortgage meltdown and home foreclosures have dominated the news from Lathrop in the last several months.
El Rancho Mobile Home Park owner Marie Raymus said Wednesday that recently released child predator Dewayne Smith, 50, is not now staying with his parents in their mobile home in Manteca.
LATHROP – You won't find Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen or Rudolf hanging around Santa if you venture out to Dell'Osso Farms.
NAME: Emmanuel Garcia, age 12
An increase in small donors giving everything from $10 to $100 helped the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop raise $73,625 during their annual two-day telethon that ended Tuesday night.
Dewayne Michael Smith, 50, a convicted child sex offender, was released into the Manteca community Tuesday after spending some 22 years at Atascadero State Mental Hospital located on the coast between San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Manteca's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony takes place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, in front of the Manteca Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
Volunteering has always come easy for Jeff and Jan Stoermer.
At the time of her passing, Dara Torrano was president of the local women's bowling association.
Benny Arnold's food bag had a can of ham instead of a frozen turkey.
Friday's Give Every Child a Chance After School dance competition featured 136 kids in 14 dance crews.
After a long run, the San Joaquin County Fair took a break for this year.
Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.
My feet recently took a beating.
Caleb Lagier has learned more about swine in the two years of showing the livestock.
Doug Fiez with some 40 years experience in fine jewelry design and sales has joined Patty Reece at her New York Diamonds store on South Main Street near Safeway and Walmart.
Are dumpster divers stealing money from the city and evading taxes?
Supervisor Ken Vogel is convinced San Joaquin County will end up paying a disproportionately large price for the proposed $24 billion Twin Tunnel project that won't increase the available water for Californians by a single drop.
More than a dozen interns that were witnesses to the incident that took place outside of a Las Vegas restaurant involving a Manteca Pastor more than a year ago are being called to testify before the Clark County Criminal Grand Jury.
Just a day after the Stanislaus County Department of Public Health was bombarded with questions after allegations that a stomach bug a Stockton man contracted came from the water at Woodward Reservoir came to light, they're now saying that the water is actually cleaner than what was previously thought.
Healthy habits should start at an early age.
A major earthquake and levees protecting Manteca, Lathrop and Weston Ranch may not mix well.
From Wyoming to Manteca; from Manteca to Indiana. Disparate geographical locations in America. But they all come together in the docu-film, "Cowboys: The Story of the 1943 Wyoming Championship Basketball Team."
"611 Manteca … 611 Manteca … 611 Manteca. No response, 611. … 611 you're clear to secure, you will never be forgotten."
Manteca is going to the dogs.
It's a 480-mile walk from Los Angeles to Sacramento.