It was two Manteca public safety chiefs who made themselves available to the public over breakfast Saturday morning at Perko's Restaurant in the shadow of the Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue intersection.
If you want to hold a sign at the corner of Main Street and Mission Ridge Drive announcing to the world you will work for food, you aren't probably going to get a permit from Manteca's police chief to do so.
Manteca Police have taken a zero tolerance stance when it comes to those hanging out at Library Park.
Eric Christensen is collecting gently used cellular phones and car chargers for emergency situations.
There are still tickets available for this evening's dinner fund-raiser at the Kelley Brothers Brickyard Oven benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Yosemite Avenue between Sherman Avenue and Fremont Street will be closed to traffic on Monday, July 12, starting at 8 p.m. through Tuesday, July 13, ending at 6 a.m. This closure is needed to install a water line being constructed by D.A. Wood Construction. The city-funded project involves installing a 12-inch water main line in Garfield Avenue from Fir Street to Moffat Boulevard.
Floating a proposal to build a water park in the middle of a recession is an idea you'd expect to sink faster than the price of homes after the housing bubble burst.
The woeful lack of new blood and young members are threatening the demise of many organizations.
With bull horns in hand, Service Employees International, United Health Care Union organizers led a picket line in continuous chants outside the Palm Haven Care Center Thursday afternoon demanding better staffing and increased pay for workers.
Those brave enough to step before the judges and claim the titles of Manteca Idol and Young Manteca Idol will finally get their chance - three of them actually.
The Antone Raymus Golf Tournament – in memory of the military past and present – is scheduled for July 16 at the Manteca Municipal Golf Course. Pastor Mike Dillman will make a special guest appearance.
So how could Manteca sell 329 single family homes - or more than the rest of San Joaquin County combined - during the past 12 months?
Art Mortimer – the appropriately named artist whose work has already been featured in Manteca during a "mural in a day project" that churned out "The Bountiful Valley piece that accentuates downtown slowly sipping a drink in the garden of Liz and Leon Sucht.
Manteca's second Portuguese festa is being celebrated on Sunday, July 11.
The best things in Manteca this weekend might just be free.
The Swiss Hall in Ripon comes alive with a party – sometimes even two or three celebrations – every month – with several of them open to anyone including those who have no blood connections to someone in the Alpine region of Europe.
When California Gov. Jerry Brown announced unprecedented conservation measures last week, attention was quickly drawn to farmers, specifically those in the almond industry, who were accused of getting a "free pass" while the rest of the state is left dry.
It will take roughly 300,000 gallons of water to fill the water park portion of the proposed Manteca Great Wolf Resort.
Every church has a story. Manteca's churches are no exception. St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, for one, started as a small frame church that was built in 1916 on East Yosemite Avenue on a piece of land donated by the Bacigaloupi family. The first people to attend Masses at the church were Portuguese dairy farmers who came to this once dry and sandy area at the start of the irrigation district in 1909.
The 1981 booklet is simply titled "Symbolism… as displayed and used at St. Paul's."
Once upon a time in Manteca, there was a small church with a big dream.
There's a pending deal striking a balance between agriculture, urban, and fish needs for water from the stressed Stanislaus River watershed.
It's kind of the ultimate irony – the need for a municipality to do everything it can to meet a bureaucratic deadline dealing with a 200-year-flood when California is in the middle of what could very easily become its worst drought on record.
Robert Iniguez leans against the threshold separating the weights from the indoor turf.
Correspondence between the National Marine Fisheries Service and Congressman Jeff Denham's office shows the Bureau of Reclamation wants to flush as much as 15,000 acre feet of water down the Stanislaus River in order to "save" six fish.
River Islands, when it is fully completed, will be a massive achievement in expert planning.
Sharing the stage and limelight at the Manteca Street Fair this weekend are several up-and-coming musicians, bands, and singers from GK Music.
Mustard is more than just a condiment.
Life in Manteca is about to change.
Tuesday's heavy downpour is turning out to be just a one-day watery weather wonder, so it appears from the weather forecast in Northern California for the next 10 days.