One little candle can brighten up a whole world of darkness. And one act of kindness, however infinitesimal, can make a humongous difference.
Short in stature, huge in heart for everyone he has met in the Manteca, Ripon and Escalon communities, "Shorty" Wolf, 84, is moving to his native Oklahoma today to live with son Michael Wolf.
Several years ago, Manteca High School opened a unique student-run credit union program where students not only earned academic credits but also learned real-world job skills.
For the fifth year in a row, Park View Elementary School was selected to the California Business for Education Excellence for Prestigious Honor Roll.
The Christopher Braley Wounded Warriors 5K Run/Walk Sunday helps keep off the Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration at Woodward Park.
James Boles doesn't look like an undercover cop.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District will get their day in court after all.
A flare up in a new Camp Pendleton fire in Southern California Friday brought a call for more resources from around the state including a San Joaquin County strike team. Fire crews are already battling three large grass and vegetation fires at the San Diego County Marine training base.
A fast moving grass fire destroyed two homes around noon Thursday in a semi-rural neighborhood in southwest Manteca near Wetherbee Lake.
A lawyer is making the rounds in Manteca drumming up legal fees by suing businesses over alleged American with Disabilities Acts violations.
When Nicole Stanley's two sons came running back up to her energetically after playing basketball at the park near their home, she didn't think anything of it.
They're not ready to give up the fight just yet.
LATHROP – Matt Lindemann doesn't want to come into work and find out that a kid on a bicycle was hit and killed by a passing vehicle.
Some $150 million plus and 25 years later the biggest - and arguably most well-planned community in the San Joaquin Valley - is ready to sell homes.
Three Manteca Unified School District employees could find themselves in Beijing, China, late this month through early July.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Manteca Fire District offers no breaks when it comes to weed abatement.
For Suzanne McCreath, the days of being vice principal of two elementary schools in Manteca Unified will end at the beginning of school in August. That's when she will assume her new post as principal of French Camp Elementary.
Youngsters can learn some of the police procedures on collecting evidence at a crime scene.
The front entrance to The Hair Company is blocked off by caution tape.
Manteca Feed was like the Toys 'R Us for farmers in Manteca and surrounding areas for more than half a century.
Paranoia strikes deep
All of Lathrop west of Interstate 5 and east of the San Joaquin River, every dwelling in Weston Ranch as well as southwest Manteca neighborhoods could end up under upwards of 10 feet of water in the event of a major flood rated as a 200-year occurrence.
Manteca may expand its public safety force by one police officer and one firefighter during the fiscal year starting July 1.
They get the best buck for every small bang they can sell.
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.