Manteca wasn't known for much of anything that would actually attract visitors 15 years ago.
It used to be the Bobson Cleaners, the long-running dry-cleaning business in Manteca next to the Bank of Stockton on North Main Street.
Scenes from Wednesday's St. Patrick Day celebrations in Manteca
Scenes from Wednesday's St. Anthony's Young Men's Institute corned beef and cabbage dinner.
Scenes from Sunday MRPS Hall Poker and Bunco tournament.
LATHROP - The Lathrop Senior Center is hosting a spaghetti feed dinner on Friday, March 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lathrop Senior Center, 15707 Fifth St.
The economy might be wobbling but Big League Dreams has legs.
Neighbors of Carlos and Helen Gonzales were quick to extend a helping hand when the couple and their extended family lost everything in the November fire that completely gutted their Yorktown Lane home. Damage to their home was pegged at $300,000 and another $100,000 for the contents.
It was just an ordinary fall morning when Mauricio "Mo" Alaniz was heading down McHenry Avenue on his way to Modesto Junior College.
Thus far, Katherine Ray has stacked up well against the competition.
The Manteca Noon Kiwanis is looking for a few generous men, women and businesses to help make the perennially popular Easter egg hunt a success again this year.
The Manteca Branch Library will host "We Got Game!" on Friday, April 9, at 3:30 p.m.
Nominations are being sought for the Manteca Hall of Fame's Class of 2009.
The East Union High School KIWINS Club Co-ed Dodgeball Tournament takes place Saturday, March 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East Union High School Dalben Center.
Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship. A total of six $1,000.00 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).
Ninety-one entries in the weekend's Almond Blossom Festival Art Show drew a number of awards for their artworks and photographs. Noted artist Dan Petersen said he had fun judging the show, adding that it has improved much in the past year.
Gordon Kennedy trudges between rooms of his music lesson studio lackadaisically.
Zephyr is back.
The Stanislaus River is paying for the sins of the Central Valley Water Project.
Ray Joseph, 20, of Sacramento, has been sentenced to 27 years in state prison for the attempted murder of a Manteca couple as they slept in their bed at their home on Victory Avenue in September of 2013.
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New homes built in Manteca may soon have a new feature - rain barrels and cisterns.
New Melones Reservoir - the linchpin dam on the Stanislaus River - is dropping again on the eve of a four-day weather system that promises to usher in March with a whimper.
Tracy Cemetery is the resting place of nearly 1,000 veterans. They may be gone but certainly not forgotten.
The Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) Antone E. Raymus, 16th Annual Bowl-A-Thon takes place Saturday, Feb. 28.
Manteca's adopted budget calls for the city to dip into reserves to close out the books on June 30 to bridge a $592,940 structured deficit.
Don't expect to find that complimentary glass of water on your table the next time you sit down at a restaurant.
Wasting landscape water for some future development could become a costly proposition.
The Almond Hullers & Processors Association applauded the tentative agreement reached to resolve the West Coast ports situation.
Victor Hernandez of Weston Ranch High School won the judges' nod in the art contest sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club. As the winner among 19 entries submitted, he receives $100 cash prize.