Salt could do to your monthly sewer bill what ammonia did – raise it considerably.
Manteca's unemployment picture – as well as that of every other community in San Joaquin County – bucked the statewide trend in August as more people went back to work.
Tri-tip, barbecued turkey, spaghetti, French bread, salad and marinated tomato slices are all on the menu at the 17th annual Old-Fashioned Barbecue Social on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 2 to 5 p.m.
LATHROP - If you have been to a community event in Lathrop during the past 12 months, it is a very good chance that you have met Ana Pacheco and Omar Ornelas.
Nobody is going to have an opportunity to dunk a man of the cloth in a big tank of water.
It isn't uncommon for Parminder Singh to throw out a hello to a customer that saunters through the doors of his family's Discount Market.
RIPON - The rescue of two lost and cold rafters on the Stanislaus River was credited to the Ripon Police Department's powered parachute – "Air One."
Now that the Manteca Idol judges have decided to come up with weekly themes for the contestants, the true talent of those who remain in the competition is about to shine through.
The MRPS held its annual membership dinner on Thursday.
For the past four years, the Pumpkin Run has served as a major fundraiser for the Manteca Unified Student Trust.
The Moms Club of Manteca North will be holding a Park Day at Northgate Park on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m.
LATHROP – The Sierra Composite Squadron, local unit of the Civil Air Patrol, is hosting an open house Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sharpe Depot on Roth Road in Lathrop.
Wanted: Tractors to be displayed at Ripon's downtown Main Street.
LATHROP - San Francisco International Airport has them. The Stockton Metro Airport doesn't. However, Dell'Osso Farms will soon have one.
Big League Dreams Manteca is the undisputed champ for paid attendance among the nine replica Major League Baseball sports complexes managed by the Southern California-based firm.
Juan Cuenca shared his secret on eating watermelon.
Brown lawns are starting to pay off for Manteca when it comes to conserving water.
Steve DeBrum has filed campaign paperwork making him an official candidate for mayor of Manteca.
Jonathan Costa knew that he didn't want to see Frank's Antennas get slapped with an Americans with Disabilities non-compliance lawsuit.
Editor's note: The following is Jeff Tilton's Facebook post about the Bank of the West hostage situation in Stockton on Wednesday.
A Tactical Tacos fundraiser is being held on Friday, August, 8, to benefit the Manteca and Ripon Tactical Officers Association at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, from 6 until 11 p.m. Tickets are $30 and includes tacos, two drink tickets and door prizes.
One Manteca grandmother remembered a newspaper story about pleas for money to get out of jail by "grandsons" that warned her of the fraud that was confronting her on the telephone.
The homeless debate at Library Park is about to become political.
Lightning didn't strike David Fitzgerald dead on Wednesday night.
Two days of police skills competitions face some 35 teams of teenage police explorers from throughout California and as far away as Honolulu on Friday and Saturday at Ripon High School for the Fourth Annual Central Valley Explorer Challenge.
A fire described as suspicious caused $150,000 in damages to a Manteca home at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night in the 200 block of El Capitan Avenue.
Hundreds - if not thousands - of Lathrop and Manteca residents with government insured home mortgages could avoid spending well over $2,000 a year if future growth ends up bankrolling levees to withstand a 200-year flood.
Second Saturday volunteers helped get work started on upgrading the exterior appearance of HOPE Ministries' seven transitional housing units in the neighborhood east of Doctors Hospital.
LATHROP – Politics can get nasty in Lathrop.
Just their presence alone has prompted a subsequent counter-gathering by those on the other side of the fence.