How much do you know about the Portuguese festa, or the festas in Manteca?
Volunteers getting ready for the massive crowd that turns out every year for the MRPS festa celebration started preparing the massive pots of beef and cabbage that will be served even before dawn on Friday.
PMZ Real Estate conducted an open house Thursday at their new Manteca location on the corner of Winters Drive and East Yosemite Avenue.
STOCKTON – The clock will soon be off and running for local astronaut Jose M. Hernandez.
St. Anthony Knights of Columbus Council 10693 in Manteca has announced its new officers for 2009-10.
The Lathrop Police Services division of the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department will be hosting a second session of its annual Junior Police Academy this summer.
Victorious Elite Allstars, a non-profit competitive cheer, dance and tumbling organization, is still accepting new sign-ups for the 2009-2010 season.
A former Manteca High student and four of her friends were ejected from their 2006 Toyota Scion before dawn Thursday morning on Mortensen Road, three quarters of a mile west of South Airport Way to the north of the confluence of the San Joaquin and Stanislaus rivers.
Lou George has a system when it comes to placing labels on canned goods.
Kylee Machado will be riding in a special float in, perhaps, the most unique seat of the MRPS festa parade on Sunday.
American Radio is bringing its blend of rock music to Manteca residents tonight at the Main Street Café.
Swerving to miss an alleged drunk driver Thursday afternoon on Moffat Boulevard, a Ripon woman managed to survive with only a sideswipe total of her late model Lexus.
"SOAR" – a search operations aerial response unit -- is on the horizon for Ripon in July.
Ashley Owensby and Jessica Ray made themselves comfortable as they sunk into their chairs and leaned up against the fence inside the livestock area of the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds Wednesday morning.
Dave Thompson is looking for a few kids who are lucky enough not to worry about where they will sleep at night.
Francene Escobar believes a sign posted at the intersection in front of her business on East Yosemite Avenue and Washington Street would solve a lot of traffic-related problems.
LATHROP – You can run from a lot of things, but you can't run from numbers.
Dr. Darwin Yip, M.D., has joined the staff of the Valley Cancer Medical Center in Manteca as its first full-time radiation oncologist at the state-of-the-art facility located in the 1100 block of Norman Drive.
Manteca reduced irrigation of municipal parks to allow overall water consumption in August to drop 11 percent over August 2013.
Names of three school campuses were left of the text for the $159 million Manteca Unified School District bond on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Complaints against the homeless dumping trash out of Toters and littering neighborhood streets in search of recyclables is prompting the City of Manteca to launch a pilot program using locked residential Toters.
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.