Phil Waterford asked for a moment of silence.
They fought in the Battle of the Bulge, on the beaches at Normandy, on Iwo Jima, in North Africa, and on countless other battlefields.
Manteca's most popular ongoing summer diversion – the downtown farmers market – returns to Library Park Tuesday.
It was a golf cart challenge between some 15 to 20 residents of the Del Webb at Woodbridge community in the northeast section of Manteca Saturday morning – an event where laughing was more important than winning..
It could have been the story of the Navy Seal who gave his life so others could live, or the 5,800 crosses honoring those who paid the ultimate price for freedom.
Gold Star Mothers and family members from throughout the Northern San Joaquin Valley gathered Saturday to honor their soldiers and sailors who sacrificed their lives for their country while feeling each others everlasting grief.
The private sector is showing signs of growing confidence in the possibility of the new housing sector rebounding in Manteca during the next two or so years.
The three-year long process to update the City of Manteca's General Plan Housing Element is only a City Council vote away from being finalized.
Manteca residents for the past 137 years have made it a point every Memorial Day to venture to East Union Cemetery to pay their respect to those who served America.
Two entries in Manteca's first ever Memorial Day parade on Monday will be hard to miss – a Christmas-tree green 1912 vehicle and a fire-truck red 1913 four wheeler. Both were made by International Harvester Company. And both have been meticulously restored by octogenarian Everett Rankins.
One sure way to get in touch with a soldier's sacrifice is to visit a cemetery.
FRENCH CAMP – Bill Houchins, Petco's regional manager presented the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office with a $10,000 grant award.
The group of young FFA students from Riverbank was at Woodward Park just after sunrise on Friday. Past the noon hour, they were still there with their mallets making sure the 5,800 white crosses that represent the 5,800 Americans who have died so far in the Global War on Terror are firmly planted in the grassy ground.
Weston Elementary School is scheduled to be re-open on time for the 2015-16 school year.
St. Paul's United Methodist Church is marking 100 years.
The Manteca soldier severely injured in an accident involving another driver who was drunk on early New Year's Day had a blood alcohol content in excess of .08 at the time of the crash.
Water that River Islands at Lathrop residents send down the drain won't got to waste.
More than 3,400 homes, offices, and commercial establishments around Manteca High School were left in the dark Friday evening when strong winds caused a power pole to snap like a giant pencil, sending dangerous live wires scattered on the ground and dangling precariously overhead.
By year's end Manteca could add another 500 new single family homes.
Those long waiting times at the Stockton VA Clinic might soon be a thing of the past.
It will be double the fun for guests who will be attending the Kindred Arts Association's concert on Sunday, Feb. 8, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church.
There's black gold sitting in a pile at the Manteca Unified School District farm.
Bill Cambra thinks the City of Manteca should give serious consideration to elevating part of Airport Way to serve as a levee.
The Manteca Jaguars are headed to Lathrop.
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Now is a perfect time to have a good eye-to-eye contact with many feathered friends that make themselves scarce outside of winter in the San Joaquin Valley.
Manteca Police - by virtually all yardsticks - has an impressive response time to priority one calls.
Ripon's elected leaders did some housecleaning Tuesday on their bingo ordinance.