The string of wet storms that have blanketed the Sierra with a snowpack with water content almost 200 percent above normal and drenched sections of California with as much as 10 inches of rain wasn't supposed to happen.
Just seven years after California voters ushered a man more famous for his movie roles than his politics into the governor's office, they're replacing him with a man who left the post more than 27 years ago.
Michele Flores is celebrating the change of season.
More than 500 voters helped pick the six winners in the first Manteca Bulletin Holiday Lights & Decorating contest.
Criminal charges could emerge from more than 100 consumer complaints in the wake of Aqua Pool & Spa's abrupt closure.
Editor's note: The following is the last in a series recapping Manteca's history as 2010 draws to a close.
Barnwood Arms gun shop owner Joe Mangelos is hosting veteran Hollywood actor R. Lee Ermey and his son Clinton to a buffalo hunt today in the Railroad Flat area of the Mother Lode.
On one side of the aisle are the obligatory New Year's resolutions like quitting smoking, losing weight and taking up a new hobby.
Dennis Williams thinks that it's about time that Manteca gets a much-needed fine dining restaurant.
Dave Bricker's "last day" as Manteca's full-time police chief was Thursday.
Sure the fireworks on San Francisco's Embarcadero sparkle and the revelry is legendary.
Manteca's busiest season of benefit dinners and crab feeds – January to March – is drawing near.
Mike Mallory knows all too well that hunger never takes a holiday.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history as 2010 draws to a close.
Manteca firefighters conducted a follow-up inspection of the roof area of the Pacific Motel in the 400 block of Moffat Boulevard Tuesday afternoon after fire ravaged the attic and several units on the east side of the business in the predawn hours Sunday morning.
Cecily Ballungay is in the business of giving people hope.
Average response time to Manteca medical emergencies and fire calls were 27 seconds quicker in 2014.
It wasn't the balloons or the leis or the flowers that exemplified why Shasta Elementary students were packed into a sweltering Manteca High School gymnasium Tuesday night.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
An 8-year-old Tracy boy died in a boating accident in the San Joaquin River on Monday in Lathrop.
Prosecution of quality of life crimes ranging from graffiti to residential burglaries are being targeted now that funding is being restored to the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.
Ericka Anaya, Arianna DeBarros, Gavriela Garcia and Sylvia Rocha reflected on the past nine years at Sequoia Elementary School.
It's beginning to look a lot like summer.
I have postponed writing this column for about a week because there are those who will skew its intent as unpatriotic and ungrateful. Trust me, it is neither.
The second largest single solar installation operated by a South County government agency could start reducing wastewater treatment power costs for Manteca ratepayers by 2016.
The ruffling of an America flag was the only other audible sound Monday as Bill Jones firmly and deliberately read the names of the fallen.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca broke ground Friday for a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center that promises to "change the face of care" for the Manteca-Ripon-Lathrop community.
On Thursday Charleen Carroll, the sister of Brock Elliott, stood just feet away from where her brother's name was etched into a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – Panel 20E, Line 114 – and read a letter that he wrote to her father just before his death.
"I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic . . . and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office that I am about to enter, so help me God."