If anyone could be described as a genuinely caring human being, longtime Manteca florist Joseph D. "Joe" Naranjo would get my vote hands down with his infectious smile and charismatic personality.
LATHROP – During a two-week period in the summer late last year, a quiet residential neighborhood at Mossdale Landing in Lathrop was hit by a rash of brazen daytime criminal activities.
It's the biggest fundraiser of the year for Give Every Child a Chance.
"Policing in a new economy" is all about strategically getting the most bang out of the buck with fewer officers and resources, Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker told Rotarians at their Thursday noon meeting at Isadore's Restaurant.
A Stockton man convicted of second degree robbery, possession of controlled substances, and using a firearm in commission of a felony wants a Manteca municipal vendor's license so he can operate a hot dog catering van on city streets.
Devon Garcia and Leslie Hernandez earned Youth of the Year honors Thursday for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop.
You could feel the electricity in the air – the divine providence, if you will – in the hallways of Dr. Kent Hufford's medical office in Ripon Thursday morning.
For 40 years Clara Ortiz couldn't find her aunt.
Scenes from Thursday's 2010 Almond Blossom Fashion Show conducted in the Ripon High performing arts building.
The days of Manteca's housing prices mimicking Six Flags at Vallejo's Medusa super roller coaster plunging to earth are over.
Patrick Rabelo thinks he has what it takes to help usher the South San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce into a new era.
Home-bound seniors in Manteca still living independently will benefit from efforts to bring back the RUOK (Are You OK) program.
An anticipated break in storm systems Monday will allow volunteers to place and unfurl 2,400 flags to honor American presidents.
Buying a gift for a patient in Doctors Hospital of Manteca's gift shop underwrites medical scholarships for second-year college students in the community.
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.
Orange colored mesh bags of fruits and vegetables were a gift to hungry, low income Mantecans Good Friday morning to help them stretch their budgets.