LATHROP – It's official. The gym at Lathrop Community Center is now known as the Scott Brooks Gym in honor of the former pro basketball player and now head coach for the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder.
It can cost $12,995 to obtain a cosmetology degree.
You might know where Woodward Park, Big League Dreams, the golf course, Delicato Vineyards, the lifestyle outlets, the BMX track or even downtown is located but often times tourists and travelers don't.
Note to the The Herd of Manteca High and the Wolfpack of Sierra High: Beware of East Union High's Red Sea.
Manteca enjoyed the biggest drop in its unemployment rate in nearly two years in August as 200 people found jobs.
RIPON - Ripon schools got a big "A" in the California State Standardized Testing (CST) results released this week.
It will be a whole new ball game this spring when the Manteca Little League, Babe Ruth, and other teams take to the Lincoln Park baseball field.
A cooperative "money swap" between Manteca, Tracy, and Stockton is now saving Manteca upwards of $1,550,000 toward the construction cost of the Atherton Drive gap closure project.
More than $500,000 has been pumped into community non-profits thanks to the Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair that returns the weekend of Oct. 2-3 to downtown Manteca.
The Manteca Historical Society's 18th Annual Barbecue Social is Sunday, Sept. 26, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the country setting of Mick and Kristen Founts on North Union Road.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District contends it can still deliver retail power for 15 percent less than PG&E even with a much higher price to acquire the San Francisco-based firm's distribution system in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Jewell Mullings and Louie Wyrsch are planning their wedding next month on the weekend of Oct. 10 at the River Mill in French Camp.
SACRAMEMNTO (AP) - Seven of 10 Central Valley levee systems inspected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – including the levee protecting Lathrop and southwest Manteca - do not meet the agency's safety criteria and could be threatened in a flood or storm, officials said Wednesday.
LATHROP – Attention, would-be Iron Chefs. It's time to get the cayenne out of the bag and see if your edible concoction can stand the heat in the race for the best chili in the 2010 chili cook-off.
A motorist stopping for a 10-year-old boy in a school crosswalk triggered a 3-car, rear end chain reaction Tuesday morning sending four people to area hospitals.
STOCKTON – The arguments were the same.
Milestone birthdays beg for more than one bash.
For the sixth year in a row, all residents at Manteca Care and Rehabilitation Center are receiving gifts from Santa this Christmas.
David Strait is not only an accomplished educator but a man with a passion to serve the senior citizen community at Manteca's retirement communities by sitting at a keyboard during the dinner hour and playing.
The Tracy Friends of the Library played host to a reception celebrating the efforts of Friends of the Library groups throughout San Joaquin County. Representatives from the various Friends group took that opportunity to meet and share information about what they are doing in their local communities.
The biggest wallop of the strongest storm since October 2008 is expected to slam the Northern San Joaquin Valley today just before noon.
Sometime Wednesday night the Northern San Joaquin Valley will be battered by a major storm that by the time it ends Friday may drop as much as 3 inches of rain and deliver wind gusts greater than 60 mph.
More than 8,000 people lined Yosemite Avenue Saturday to enjoy the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's Christmas gift to the community - the 42nd annual Twilight Holiday Parade.
James Glaser - the executive director of the San Joaquin Local Agency Formation Commission - is siding with PG&E against South San Joaquin Irrigation District's bid to reduce retail electric rates 15 percent across the board in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
The return of rain and falling leaves can create local flooding problems in neighborhoods.
High Tea time at The Commons at Union Ranch in Manteca is always a special occasion. But it's even more so during the Christmas season when it's held with Winter Wonderland magic for backdrop.
Public libraries with treats such as coffee on the side aren't a modern creation.
The passing of Ripon's former mayor and police chief Red Nutt meant many things to many people who saw his life's accomplishments as a gift to the community.
The 41-year-old Manteca man who was struck by a truck on Yosemite Avenue at Airport Way Thursday evening received moderate injuries and was transported to San Joaquin County Hospital, according to Manteca Police Sgt. Rob Armosino.
There's a sleigh parked out in front of Ben Jetton's house.