Vada McKinnon would have been proud to have seen the flowering plum tree added to Cotta Park Monday morning.
They are Great Options, whether the economy is up or down.
AKF Development – the firm that played a pivotal role in helping Manteca snag The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley and Del Webb at Woodbridge plus converted the old Spreckels Sugar factory site into a $200 million economic juggernaut - is now being tapped to help Manteca secure a water park and a hotel.
RIPON - The Ripon City Council is faced with even more drastic cuts when members will mull over the first draft of the city's budget for the next fiscal year at their 7 p.m. Tuesday night meeting devoted to budget study.
The odds are if you called 9-1-1 to summon the Manteca Fire Department in 2009 it wasn't due to fire but a medical emergency.
Angie Ramey didn't waste any time in mobilizing her troops to take to the Tidewater Bikeway in an effort to clean up the garbage left behind by the inconsiderate people who use one of Manteca's crown jewels.
RIPON – Melinda Shaw did her best to keep her composure as she maneuvered her way through the vacant Ripon Drug and Gift building on Main Street on Saturday.
LATHROP – Jenica Reagan is already the proud owner of a ewe and a wether sheep.
Editor's note: Below is the text of Jenica Reagan's award-winning speech in the annual Rotary speech contest. She won first place in the first round, held at Lathrop High School, and second place in the area level held in Tracy. She received a prize of $125 for each contest.
A century ago intercity trolley service – electric trains if you will – was all the rage transporting people between Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin Valley destinations such as Stockton, Modesto, Galt, Manteca, Merced, Lodi , and Elk Grove.
Never have so many people been out of work in Manteca since the Great Depression.
Its one thing to go to a high school drama production based on the works of a famous playwright.
RIPON - A girl's dream of attending her senior prom in a beautiful evening gown is a real possibility for more than 1,400 soon-to-be high school graduates this year that might otherwise have to stay home on their special night.
Most downtown merchants are happy with the location of their businesses.
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Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring are loading up the candies.
The northwest corner of South Airport Way and Daniels Street should be devoid of all political campaign signs by the end of the day on Friday.
Dr. Jeffrey Becker got his start in dentistry in a first grade class at Nile Garden School 21 years ago when his dad and dentist Jim Becker used him to show his classmates the procedure of taking a "gooey" impression of his teeth in Ms. Robin Wilson's class.
Rick Deutsch is Mr. Half Dome for good reasons.
Dave Thompson has spent the past 14 years helping struggling families and single moms get off the streets.
The two nuns serving St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church will be the guests of honor at a luncheon hosted by the Manteca chapter of the Young Ladies Institute.
Sometime in 2015 the Highway 99 corridor's transformation through Manteca will be complete.
Like most youngsters, Logan Enox doesn't mind a good tuna sandwich.
The invitation to attend one of the year's most popular costume-party celebrations simply reads: "dress up as your favorite saint."
It's a state-of-the-art water delivery system that makes life easier for both the growers and those charged with making sure that their crops get everything that they need.
It will cost $549,510 to convert Morenzone Field that was created originally for adult softball to accommodate 13- to 15-year-old Little League baseball play.
If you want to know more about what 4-H is all about, stop by the Manteca Public Library and view the display showcasing what the program is all about. In the display case located next to the Center Street entrance are photographs and samples of projects done by members of the Calla 4-H. The exhibit will be up for public viewing throughout the month of October.
Some thought Ron Dell'Osso was out of his gourd.