SACRAMENTO (AP) - Amid severe drought conditions, California officials announced Friday they won't send any water from the state's vast reservoir system to local agencies beginning this spring, an unprecedented move that affects drinking water supplies for 25 million people and irrigation for 1 million acres of farmland.
A motorcycle police escort to work Friday morning was a salute to the 27-year police career of veteran Officer Barry Blackburn prior to the start of his final shift at the Manteca Police Department.
A short time ago, Erick Varela's journey from military service in Iraq to being introduced at the White House by Michelle Obama would have been more than implausible.
LATHROP – That rickety old bridge on Manthey Road that crosses the San Joaquin River will soon be getting a major upgrade.
As Manteca residents shop for their Super Bowl party this weekend, they will find the Manteca High football team honored on special commemorative Crystal Creamery milk cartons.
For area farmers, it's 1975-1976 all over again.
LATHROP – For his first two years on the Lathrop City Council, Omar Ornelas dealt with turmoil.
At age 98, Joe Martinez was the oldest member from "The Greatest Generation" at Thursday's Manteca Mural Society brainstorming session.
A structure fire in the 400 block of North Grant Street caused an estimated $300,000 in damage to a house on Wednesday morning.
John Harris' wife wanted to buy 10 roses.
LATHROP – Medical benefits are expensive.
The Manteca Mural Society is seeking input from World War II veterans, their families, and others to set the perimeters for an artists' competition to select the design for the next mural.
LATHROP – Rich Hogan isn't a farmer.
The proverbial light - powered by tax revenues - is at the end of the tunnel.
It just became a little bit easier to get to the Stockton Metropolitan Airport from Interstate 5.
Distribution and warehousing are spurring job growth in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
A hunter back in the late 1990s shot a rabbit along Paradise Cut on Stewart Tract.
Manteca's Chief Police Chief Nick Obligacion is speaking Thursday, March 13, at a meeting of the Manteca Patriots from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Chez Shari at the Manteca Golf Course on North Union Road.
The riparian brush rabbit is an endangered species now limited to just two tiny populations in Caswell State Park six miles south of Manteca and other spots further downstream.
The time is nearing for construction to begin at Weston School.
It was a scenario that city engineer Glen Gebhardt had never before seen.
Marlon Gayle is no longer the principal of Colony Oak Elementary School in Ripon.
There was a time when CiCi Juarez had a hard time gauging the people of Manteca. She was new to The Family City, and fittingly, the Bay Area transplant felt like an outsider.
The second a stolen vehicle rolls onto one of four bridges that will access River Islands at Lathrop law enforcement will be alerted.
The Franzia Brothers Winery – the oldest in Ripon – was reopened after Prohibition when matriarch Teresa (Carrara) made a monumental decision with her sons at her side underneath a walnut tree and huller outside their rural home.
Priscilla Alexandra Ohnmacht was crowned Miss Manteca 2014 Youth Focus Friday at Calvary Community Church.
A 32-year-old Manteca man was hailed as a hero Thursday morning after saving a family of four from a $1.2 million apartment complex fire in the 400 block of Cherry Lane.
What could end up being Manteca's most high profile sign has been in limbo for three years.
Rick Wentworth may be retired. But he's still on the go.
This could shape up as a big year for home building in Manteca.