Ted Parker grows a variety of produce in his northwest Manteca backyard.
RIPON – Getting involved in the community is something that just comes naturally to Michelle Ambrose.
RIPON – Having her mother volunteering as part of the court of the Ripon Almond Blossom Queen several years ago gave Camila Sweaney an early taste of what the event was all about.
Beverly Proctor leaves an empty desk in the Manteca Bulletin's advertising department and a great emptiness in the hearts of staff members.
Congress - wrestling with hundreds of billions of dollars in bailout requests - is going to be lobbied to help with funding for the proposed Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau Central Valley Regional Events Center.
Youth are being asked to design posters aimed at discouraging their peers from joining gangs.
RIPON – When Ripon Superintendent Louise Nan opened an envelope from the Sacramento desk of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, she knew that the news wasn't going to be good.
Manteca Unified's seven trustees have a big incentive to embrace the Level II budget cuts being advanced to them at Tuesday's board meeting in a bid to bridge a $14 million budget deficit for the next school year.
There were upwards of 400 Manteca households that were late enough with their municipal water, sewer, and garbage bills in 2006 that they received a 48-hour shut-off notice.
Eight Olympic Gold Medalist USA softball players are instructing a two-day skills clinic April 9-10 over spring break at Big League Dreams.
The Festa do Espirito Santo Manteca (FESM) kicked off the crab feed season in Manteca Saturday night.
Wayne Knauf never knew that he'd become a lay-expert on famous fur trapper and mountain man Jedediah Smith.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is taking steps to develop a public benefits program required of all retail electrical providers in California.
A boom in retail construction, ironically, is the only bright spot in the revenue outlook for the City of Manteca as it contends with a projected deficit in excess of $11.3 million for the fiscal year starting July 1.
High school students may have to pay up to $153 per sport next school year to participate in after-school athletics.
LATHROP – The official-looking Department of Defense signs have been painted over.
Ben Cantu believes Manteca's city government has a legacy of not thinking things through, kowtowing to developers, failing to act to address dire situations such as the drought, has never seen a consultant they didn't like, and has a tendency to study things to death then create a report that they put on a shelf somewhere before ordering yet another study.
The possibility of an interchange on the 120 Bypass at McKinley Avenue is generating anxiety among rural residents of south Manteca.
Did Manteca City Council members reach a decision to not show up at the Aug. 6 meeting in an illegal manner?
Manteca continued its winning tradition at the annual California State Youth Accolades Scholarship Competition.
Christopher Shaefer has been recently promoted to the elite position of Deputy Assistant Director with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
New Melones had 597,280 acre feet of water on Sunday.
The garbage you toss in the brown Manteca municipal Toters could one day help process what you send down the drain.
LATHROP – Rosalinda Valencia doesn't think that Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal has been putting his best foot forward when it comes it representing the people of the community.
Manteca's elected leaders aren't waiting for an accident – or traffic data – when it comes to trying to improve safety for children walking to Stella Brockman School along Crom Street just north of the city golf course.
Sierra High will kick off Back to School Night this week.
The appointment of Manteca High Assistant Principal Raul Mora as the successor of East Union High principal John Alba who retired in June left an open position at the Buffalo campus.
School colors are not just paint-deep. They go much deeper than that.
Karen Duke almost gave her life to the cause she believed in most.
Guy Westbrock knows the plight of the homeless only too well. And he understands the demons of drug addiction.