OAKDALE - The Sierra Railroad Dinner Train offers the romance of good old-fashioned rail travel.
It was a rare sight - a goggle wearing, thrill seeking police canine riding in the sidecar of a Russian motorcycle on Ripon streets over the weekend.
Hundreds of youngsters had fun under the sun on the new playground equipment at Shasta Park over the three-day weekend.
FRENCH CAMP - Mark Poncardas had to play the Geography Bee waiting game Friday.
Mary Del Pino's weekly Portuguese Cultural Class at the Manteca Senior Center started two weeks ago. But the overwhelming response was such that an evening session to accommodate those who have indicated their interest to attend but are hampered by their daytime jobs may be forthcoming.
Manteca is getting lower power costs for its portion of the Nick DeGroot South County Surface Water Treatment Plant plus receiving $150,646 from the South San Joaquin Irrigation District as a bonus.
Felonies – crimes that involve inflicting great bodily harm or aggressive acts of stealing - dropped 2.47 percent in Manteca during 2008.
Commercial construction - for the second straight year - trumped residential building in Manteca during 2008.
House rents are dropping slightly in Manteca but not apartment rents.
Manteca's most prestigious apartment address in early 2010 could be a real treasure.
Owners of the Central Valley Motors - a used car lot that expanded its operations next door into the old Valero gas station at Alameda and North Main streets - believe they are being treated unfairly by the city when it comes to landscaping requirements.
You could tell right off the bat that the people who showed up at Stuff and Storage's public auction Friday weren't playing around.
Near record highs in January are setting the stage for California to go from a blue state to a dry state.
Rob Cox talks for a living.
Clark County's murder case against Manteca Pastor Rob Cox could be dropped as early as Wednesday.
Red and white horizontal striping with a blue accent in the upper left corner is part of the elevation facing the railroad tracks for the envisioned Moffat Boulevard Community Center that will primarily serve as the new home for the Manteca Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.
No other campus in Manteca Unified has the troubles Nile Garden School is having with drinking water.
Love and respect for Frances Darling electrified the Chez Shari dining room on Friday evening as about 70 former Manteca High School Marching Band members paid tribute to the woman they consider their matriarch.
Patricia Hansen likes the number nine.
They beat the odds. They continue to beat the odds. And for years and generations to come, they will go on beating the odds.
A non-profit group is looking to develop a small section near Doak Boulevard and Vera Avenue into a community garden.
LATHROP – When Cedric Mitchell met with Lathrop officials in a vacant field across from Lathrop High School it was hard to picture what was being pitched to him.
LATHROP – Danny Thomas walked methodically across the concrete stage.
Public opinion indicates that business closures related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) have gone too far.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.
LATHROP – Ethan Holt was kind of in a gray area.
Stephen Hamer fights gallantly for the rights of the handicapped.
LATHROP – The boat motor roars as it rips through the calm water.