This year the Manteca Relay for Life Committee is hard at work to reach its goals. The volunteer members are striving to become a Million Dollar Relay. What that means is that if they hit their fundraising goal of $167,000 for this year's event, they will have raised $1,000,000 in 11 years.
Swamp rock 'n rockabilly night is coming to Manteca.
Fagundes Meats of Manteca is catering the drive-thru dinner fund-raiser for 2008 Sierra High School graduate Sierra Johnson who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, just before Thanksgiving last year. She is being treated at the Oakland Children's Hospital where she is scheduled to have a bone marrow transplant next month.
The American Legion's big steak dinner is this Saturday, April 17, at the Legion Hall, 220 E. Yosemite Ave.
Victoria Martin is battling cancer.
RIPON – The crowd around the Marissa's Closet booth at the Crossroads Street Fair was almost overwhelming for Melinda Shaw.
LATHROP – The latest step in the City of Lathrop's continuing effort to rejuvenate the areas in and around the Historic Old Town District is being discussed at the next Planning Commission meeting on Wednesday.
San Joaquin City - or what few traces are left of it - is stuck in the middle of nowhere along the river it was named after to the southeast of the Airport Way crossing.
Can you judge a book by its cover?
Scenes from the BOYS & GIRLS BARN DANCE
Thirty-two McParland School students from the third through sixth grades participated in the San Joaquin County Science Olympiad at McNair High School in Stockton.
Is watermelon a fruit or vegetable?
South San Joaquin Irrigation District's 100 percent green energy portfolio also is generating plenty of green.
Wind gusts and steady rain ended the 14th annual Crossroads of California Sunday several hours ahead of schedule.
Pulte Homes started 19 new homes in the firm's Del Web at Woodbridge neighborhood in North Manteca during March.
Ripon's Harvey Douma, 97, is the ironman of community service.
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.