Vada McKinnon would have been proud to have seen the flowering plum tree added to Cotta Park Monday morning.
They are Great Options, whether the economy is up or down.
AKF Development – the firm that played a pivotal role in helping Manteca snag The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley and Del Webb at Woodbridge plus converted the old Spreckels Sugar factory site into a $200 million economic juggernaut - is now being tapped to help Manteca secure a water park and a hotel.
RIPON - The Ripon City Council is faced with even more drastic cuts when members will mull over the first draft of the city's budget for the next fiscal year at their 7 p.m. Tuesday night meeting devoted to budget study.
The odds are if you called 9-1-1 to summon the Manteca Fire Department in 2009 it wasn't due to fire but a medical emergency.
Angie Ramey didn't waste any time in mobilizing her troops to take to the Tidewater Bikeway in an effort to clean up the garbage left behind by the inconsiderate people who use one of Manteca's crown jewels.
RIPON – Melinda Shaw did her best to keep her composure as she maneuvered her way through the vacant Ripon Drug and Gift building on Main Street on Saturday.
LATHROP – Jenica Reagan is already the proud owner of a ewe and a wether sheep.
Editor's note: Below is the text of Jenica Reagan's award-winning speech in the annual Rotary speech contest. She won first place in the first round, held at Lathrop High School, and second place in the area level held in Tracy. She received a prize of $125 for each contest.
A century ago intercity trolley service – electric trains if you will – was all the rage transporting people between Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin Valley destinations such as Stockton, Modesto, Galt, Manteca, Merced, Lodi , and Elk Grove.
Never have so many people been out of work in Manteca since the Great Depression.
Its one thing to go to a high school drama production based on the works of a famous playwright.
RIPON - A girl's dream of attending her senior prom in a beautiful evening gown is a real possibility for more than 1,400 soon-to-be high school graduates this year that might otherwise have to stay home on their special night.
You've seen it 1,000 times in movies and on television shows.
San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters Austin Erdman is speaking at Thursday's Manteca Patriots meeting from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Chez Shari on the second floor of the Manteca Golf Course clubhouse on North Union Road.
Illegal fireworks almost destroyed a lifetime of memories and the belongings of one Manteca family.
Transformed Through Hope Ministries won't go to great lengths to celebrate its seventh anniversary this Sunday.
LATHROP – Sonny Dhaliwal's 2010 city council campaign received $17,500 in loans from businesses and community leaders over a 14-month period.
The Manteca pastor that Las Vegas authorities believe was responsible for the death of a man outside of a popular Sin City eatery has been released from jail.
Manteca is getting rid of a major neighborhood nuisance.
The Manteca Mural Society will be hosting a meeting featuring the final entries for the World War II Veterans Mural for downtown on Wednesday, June 11, at 3 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 220 E. Yosemite Ave.
LATHROP – The California Fair Political Practices Commission believes that Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal's 2010 campaign – for which he was running for reelection to the city council – made glaring errors in reporting campaign contributions and personal loans.
Another 117 homes and an area for small neighborhood commercial will replace the remaining almond orchards in the triangle formed by Airport Way, Louise Avenue and the Union Pacific Railroad in northwest Manteca.
The City of Manteca is projected to have operating reserves of $7.4 million when the next fiscal year ends on June 30, 2015.
Badge 611 is being retired from the ranks of the Manteca Police Department with the passing of Steve Harris - a loved and respected school resource officer.
A two-street section of historic downtown Ripon will be closed for several Thursdays during the early evening.
Manteca's small business owners are scared.
June is turning out to be a busy month for scores of FFA and 4-H students in San Joaquin County including a few dozen from Manteca Unified School District.