Forty years ago George Perry was among the pumpkin growers who decided to do something about the braggarts in Half Moon Bay who claimed they were the "Pumpkin Capital of the World."
There were 289 participants in Saturday's 2009 Pumpkin Run staged by the Manteca Unified Student Trust along the Tidewater Bikeway.
Most 11 year olds are thinking about their next video game purchase, hurrying home to watch their favorite TV show or playing football or soccer outside with friends. In that sense Nicolas Perez is just like his peers.
It may not be as flashy as Spreckels Park and it doesn't hold the promise of thousands upon thousands of new jobs like Austin Business Park, but the Manteca Industrial Park is still chugging along providing well over 1,000 jobs even in today's shaky economy.
Next time I need to access Crom Street to get to either Airport Way or Union Road, I'll think twice about taking that route.
Video might have killed the radio star.
Award-winning concert pianist and composer from Sacramento, Tan Plescia, will kick off the 23rd anniversary season of the Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Association with a performance on Sunday, Oct. 4, starting at 3 p.m.
RIPON - Wanted: Tractors to be displayed at Ripon's downtown Main Street.
LATHROP - It was 76 degrees Thursday in Lathrop – and it was snowing.
The fourth annual Pumpkin Run is Saturday.
The following are the questions – and the answers to the pumpkin quiz that appeared in Thursday's special Pumpkin Fair section in the Manteca Bulletin.
Sales of existing houses in Manteca continues at record volume levels thanks to unprecedented affordability with prices reflecting the mid-1990s.
The front entrance to The Hair Company is blocked off by caution tape.
Manteca Feed was like the Toys 'R Us for farmers in Manteca and surrounding areas for more than half a century.
Paranoia strikes deep
All of Lathrop west of Interstate 5 and east of the San Joaquin River, every dwelling in Weston Ranch as well as southwest Manteca neighborhoods could end up under upwards of 10 feet of water in the event of a major flood rated as a 200-year occurrence.
Manteca may expand its public safety force by one police officer and one firefighter during the fiscal year starting July 1.
They get the best buck for every small bang they can sell.
The top 10 items in demand letters and claims for businesses to watch out for in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that some attorneys are eyeing in their check list for civil suits have been issued by the California Commission on Disability Access.
Manteca pastor Robert Cox has maintained his innocence in the murder case of 55-year-old Link Ellingson from the start.
The BOOM! and POW! that pierce the still of the evening, rattling windows and triggering a chorus of howls and car alarms, signal not the start of summer but the fireworks season.
The Friday Unity Night in the Neighborhood (FUN) Club is again providing the youth with a safe haven on Friday nights this summer.
STOCKTON – The fate of a plan to lower electrical rates by 15 percent in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon may be known by year's end.
The youth will be the central focus of the 37th annual Three Rivers Indian Lodge 4th of July Powwow.
The Feast of St. Anthony's luncheon for seniors Thursday had a patriotic flavor.
The Sunrise Kiwanis want to make sure everyone that wants to celebrate the Fourth of July by participating in the traditional parade down Main Street in Manteca will be able to do so.
Livelihoods and countless jobs are on the line.