Vince Garcia didn't believe that working out with what are essentially straps would do him much good.
By DENNIS WYATT
Last month, the Manteca Unified School District school board approved the student calendar for 2010-2011.
PG&E has backed off its threat to take legal action to force South San Joaquin Irrigation District to allow the utility to place a natural gas pipeline in SSJID right-of-way without following SSJID stipulations.
The biggest Crossroads Street Fair yet takes place April 10-11 in downtown Manteca.
Samantha Fitzgibbon's The Raven Queen doll did not qualify for the doll show. But she brought her original creation anyway to the 31st annual Manteca Quilt & Doll Show at MRPS Hall Saturday.
The future of the Manteca Quilters Guild is already in the hands of the next generation.
Scenes from Saturday's Manteca Youth Focus Scholarship Competition at Woodward School.
It stood as the poster home for Manteca's growing foreclosure crisis.
Upwards of 200 people flooded the Manteca Visitors Center Friday morning hoping to get their hands on one of the 30 jobs that Hampton Inn and Suites administrators were interviewing for.
It's called the 31st annual Manteca Quilt & Doll Show. And for sure, there are scores of eye-popping colorful creations coming from the talented members of Manteca's Quilters Guild.
RIPON - Jeff Kincaid seemed a natural to be named to the Ripon Historical Society board of directors by the city council largely because of his family's pioneering history in the community.
LATHROP – First he turned Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal in to the Fair Political Practices Commission for what he perceived was "money laundering activity."
LATHROP – It has raised tens of thousands of dollars for cancer research and helped unite a community.
STOCKTON – Calling all superheroes, wrestling fans, movie buffs and gamers.
Katherine Ray's family knows what she did this summer. And she made them all proud. In the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Des Moines, Iowa, no less.
Manteca leaders are calling for a community summit on how to deal with the homeless.
Mariya Khweiss has never had a sip of alcohol in her life. But the high school sophomore knows how it feels to be three times above the legal limit of being under the influence of alcohol.
If it were up to Jeff Burns, a new Perko's Café would have opened months ago at the Union Road-Lathrop Road intersection. It would be there right along with CVS Pharmacy and McDonald's.
A late Tuesday morning grass fire that leveled a homeless encampment on Lathrop Road near the Raley's Shopping Center at Union Road happened amid three fire department's emergency rescue calls to homes in the area.
LATHROP – The competition for the two seats up for grabs on the Lathrop City Council is getting tight.
Bruce Lownsbery went straight from work to the scheduled Manteca City Council meeting Tuesday.
They clocked in with 10 National Night Out Parties.
Typical San Joaquin Valley mosquitoes thrive in the hot, dry climate that is typical during the summer.
"Hey I remember you!" shrieked the girl of about five as she worked her way down the line with a plate of eggs and ham.
Chester Smith is in Northern California with a San Joaquin County strike team battling a devastating wildfire in Siskiyou County where eight homes so far have been destroyed.
A fire in dry weeds in the 1800 block of West Yosemite Avenue threatened a home and an adjacent mobile home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.