While attending one of the area's popular Portuguese events, Mary Del Pino overheard an older female guest lamenting that many local residents of Portuguese descent, especially those of the younger generation, are forgetting many of their old country's culture and traditions, even the language.
Calla is a name that's been associated with Manteca education for the past 108 consecutive years.
LATHROP - It's yet another sign of these tough economic times.
Avid bingo players will have an opportunity to enjoy their favorite hobby and help the struggling East Union Cemetery of Manteca at the same time.
RIPON - Roller hockey is drawing players and fans from up and down the Northern San Joaquin Valley to Ripon.
Developers ended 2008 starting 223 homes and selling about as many thanks to carry-over housing starts from 2007.
I'm a last-minute Christmas shopper.
It turns out that the even in tough times the community doesn't want to see children go without on Christmas.
LATHROP – The employees of Anderson Truss in Lathrop don't like the concept of kids going without during the holidays.
The night was cold. But the Christmas carolers, which included bundled-up young ones being carried in the arms of their parents, were oblivious to the nippy weather.
The couple from San Jose standing in the Bass Pro Shop check out line Sunday with $625 of camping and fishing gear were also getting ready to contribute $2.81 to help run Manteca's general fund services and another $3.15 to help pay for additional Manteca police officers and firefighters.
Manteca has come a long way since purchasing its first motorized fire truck - a new 1920 Ford combination pump and chemical engine - that cost $4,000 and came equipped with ladders to reach the second floor.
The Festa do Espirito Santo Manteca (FESM) is starting off a string of back-to-back crab feeds.
RIPON - The operating budget for the Ripon Memorial Library might soon get a large boost.
Manteca is about to become the Northern California Pickle Ball Mecca for the Over 50 set.
The top 10 items in demand letters and claims for businesses to watch out for in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that some attorneys are eyeing in their check list for civil suits have been issued by the California Commission on Disability Access.
Manteca pastor Robert Cox has maintained his innocence in the murder case of 55-year-old Link Ellingson from the start.
The BOOM! and POW! that pierce the still of the evening, rattling windows and triggering a chorus of howls and car alarms, signal not the start of summer but the fireworks season.
The Friday Unity Night in the Neighborhood (FUN) Club is again providing the youth with a safe haven on Friday nights this summer.
STOCKTON – The fate of a plan to lower electrical rates by 15 percent in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon may be known by year's end.
The youth will be the central focus of the 37th annual Three Rivers Indian Lodge 4th of July Powwow.
The Feast of St. Anthony's luncheon for seniors Thursday had a patriotic flavor.
The Sunrise Kiwanis want to make sure everyone that wants to celebrate the Fourth of July by participating in the traditional parade down Main Street in Manteca will be able to do so.
Livelihoods and countless jobs are on the line.
Provisional ballots cast in the June 3 primary elections may still change the final election returns for four supervisorial candidates in San Joaquin County.
The building is almost completely bombed out.
How much does a city fork out for a dazzling Fourth of July fireworks aerial show?
The Barnwood isn't the only restaurant in San Joaquin County that was knocked to the canvas because of an American with Disabilities (ADA) lawsuit.
PG&E does not believe the fact a former key employee working for a consulting firm they have paid at least $1.6 million would show bias in their favor while analyzing South San Joaquin Irrigation District's municipal service review plan.
The first mortar shell – the type of aerial fireworks similar to the ones you see at professional pyrotechnic displays – that's fired after 9 p.m. on a given street in East Stockton will be worth a set amount of money.