Friends of Sierra Johnson, a 2008 graduate of Sierra High School who is now a sophomore at Sacramento State University, sold 1,500 Fagundes dinners during Friday's drive-thru event at Sierra High to help in her fight against acute lymphoblastic leukemia. She is tentatively scheduled to receive a bone marrow transplant in the coming weeks at Oakland Children's Hospital.
Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship. A total of six $1,000 scholarships are available to one graduating senior selected from each high school in Manteca Unified School District (Sierra, Calla, Manteca, East Union, Weston Ranch and New Vision High Schools).
Is Manteca in a position to hire up to four police officers in the next two years thanks to Measure M sales tax as well as possibly save three firefighting jobs?
Manteca's jobless rate was unchanged at 16.1 percent for the third straight month in March.
A trip down memory lane for Kevin Terpstra usually involves some sort of fire suit.
Kirt Giovannoni has dedicated his life to art.
Sikhs from Lathrop and Manteca will join other members from all over San Joaquin County in celebrating the annual Sikh Day Parade in Stockton commemorating the Sikh New Year. The parade will be held through downtown Stockton on Sunday, April 18, from noon to 4 p.m. and will end at the Sikh Temple at 1930 S. Grant Street. The celebration is open to the public.
Scenes from car wash fundraiser for Victoria Martin conducted Thursday at Les Schwab Tire Center. The former yard supervisor at the McParland School Annex is currently undergoing medical treatment at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital while battling cancer. The family which is having a tough go of it financially is hoping to secure funds so Martin can be placed in hospice care. A second car wash is today starting at 10 a.m. at the 7-Eleven on the corner of Yosemite Avenue and Powers Avenue.
The powerful PG&E company is locking horns with two Manteca farmers over easement issues. Pitting the utility giant against lifelong farmers Arnold and Roseline Rothlin is like watching a David and Goliath battle.
This is not the first time Arnold and Roseline Rothlin of Nile Garden Farms butted heads with the giant utility company, Pacific Gas and Electric.
Manteca leaders are about to make two things clear - there will be absolutely no pot dispensaries allowed in the city and they will restrict the growing of marijuana for personal use to the fullest extent of the law.
RIPON - A Ripon medical administrative assistant and cancer survivor is organizing a second document shredding and e-waste collection to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
Marla Nunes has been fortunate to have two successful careers.
"Cropping out cancer" is a goal of a scrapbooking event this Saturday, April 17, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, North Street and Powers Avenue.
A major injury crash Saturday night sent a young couple to an area hospital trauma center with major head injuries.
Police cars and fire engines will be on scene at as many a dozen houses in Lathrop tonight.
About four years ago, Shana Tavares arrived at East Union High as a newcomer to Manteca via the Bay Area.
Does Link Crew work?
Meeting folks from another country just strolling through the downtown of your community is always a moment in time.
Manteca continued its winning tradition at the annual California State Youth Accolades Scholarship Competition.
The likely candidates for using recycled wastewater from the Manteca treatment plant are the municipal golf course, Big League Dreams, the proposed family entertainment zone ...
It was the biggest pile of rubble Manteca had ever seen.
Did you know that a barber is considered a groomer of men?
Fireworks have caused $31,000 property damages in Manteca during the past five years.
Unattended collection bins that have been linked to companies that use the proceeds donated to generate profit have come under fire in San Joaquin County.
It's a question some parents have been asking for months: Why is Manteca Unified starting the new school year on a Thursday?
A few short months ago, Sogie Osakue bid adieu to Veritas Elementary School.
The 144-year-old East Union Memorial Cemetery just made a few new "friends."
It wasn't too long ago that the Ripon City Council passed an amendment to the Bingo Ordinance.