It was a life and death foot pursuit Tuesday morning on the Highway 120 Bypass as Manteca Police Sergeant Julie Renfro risked her life dashing 150 yards to prevent a despondent 47-year- old man from ending his life in freeway traffic.
Bob Gutierrez's car is his vessel.
Congestion on Highway 99 between Arch Road and Austin Road may ease a year ahead of schedule.
It might have only been the first Downtown Farmer's Market of the year, but the dozen farms represented enjoyed the best start that the weekly outdoor summer event has had since it was rekindled by the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau several years ago.
LATHROP – Four non-profits will get the chance to set up fireworks stands in Lathrop in order to raise money for their respective organizations.
With rain falling through the month of May; this year's fire season is primed to be the worst in recent years. Weeds have grown to record heights and are beginning to dry rapidly. The Fire Chiefs of San Joaquin County are urging all citizens to take immediate action on any grasses or weeds that may pose a fire danger.
STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will host a Catfish Derby on Saturday, June 5, at Oak Grove Regional Park.
The stark reality of the Memorial Day observance on Monday hit home hard when it was announced at the beginning of the program at East Union Cemetery that one of Manteca's own sons serving in Afghanistan had been wounded in the chest.
It was a rag-tag fleet of vehicles from a World War II Jeep Willy and 1965 Mustang convertible to a slew of PT Cruisers and even a Bentley that made their way down Yosemite Avenue late Monday morning.
Library Park – once the site of one of Manteca's first baseball diamonds – could be well on its way to being a true downtown square by this time next year.
Sister Ann Venita of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church is inviting all seniors to the annual celebration of the feast day of the church's patron saint.The sit-down luncheon will be held in the St. Anthony's School gym from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 9. Admission is free; however, all is encouraged to bring friends along. One does not have to be a Catholic to attend. For more information, call 823-7197.
Two-year-old Alexandria Marrero was the youngest member of the audience that attended the annual Memorial Day observance at the Ripon Cemetery on Monday.
LATHROP – The combination of Pastor Mike Dillman's Vietnam War testimony and the solemn tolling of the bell during the roll call of Lathrop's fallen veterans made for a stirring and poignant Memorial Day observance on Monday.
A special group of men led Monday's Memorial Day parade – all having served in the military in World War II and now in their 80s and 90s.
Manteca's downtown farmers market returns to Library Park today from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. to start a weekly run through the end of August.
Timothy Spino, 29, has been identified as the murder victim who was fatally shot Friday night in a home in the 200 block of Jessie ...
Manteca Police said a man, 34, who had been out for a walk at 11 p.m. on Thursday was robbed and knifed on his ...
Sr. Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring will have plenty of sweet treats available for Thursday's senior luncheon at St. Anthony's ...
A traffic accident at Main Street and Yosemite Avenue at about 1:40 Monday morning turned into a hit and run that was observed by ...
Mike Cassidy is quite the pumpkin-hunting sleuth.
The biggest threat to future South County water supplies may not be a lingering drought.
Ripon Rotary has played its part in conquering polio.
Lathrop Road one day will be four lanes between Highway 99 and Interstate 5.
Two robbery suspects intentionally rear-ended a family vehicle with the intent to commit a robbery earlier this month on Friday, Oct. 9, at about 9 ...
Harry Pacheco saw how heartbroken his daughter was when she was bullied for wearing glasses.
The Manteca Police Department is seeking the public's help in solving a July 4 shooting death that occurred shortly after 4 a.m. on ...
It was always an adventure to travel over the hill from the San Jose area to grandma's house in Manteca in the early days ...
Manteca could be moving toward a "social host" style ordinance in a bid to clamp down on illegal fireworks.
100 years ago
Lee Almquist was on a bomber crew that returned from a mission and found that they couldn't land on the home ship - the U ...