Nearly 30 years ago, the big controversy in Manteca had to do with a revolving chicken bucket sign.
The latest project of the Manteca Mural Society is now another significant footnote in Manteca's history.
A forum featuring the candidates seeking election Nov. 2 to the Manteca City Council as well as the mayor's post takes place Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the council chambers at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
ESCALON - Dennis Borba and his Escalon-based bullfighting school was spotlighted on the cover of Saturday's "Off Duty" section of the Wall Street Journal.
Everyone was busy at Athens Burgers all day Saturday, but they were all smiling. Business was so brisk that the hours around lunch time saw long lines of hungry customers.
Instead of going to church next Sunday congregations from three Manteca houses of worship plus other volunteers are "Takin' it to the Streets" as part of a Christian outreach to serve the community.
Friends in need are friends indeed.
Manteca sales tax receipts dropped 2.4 percent in July, August and September of 2009 compared to the same three months in 2008.
It wasn't the Red Sea that rolled into Sierra High's football stadium Friday night.
Sweeping Manteca's streets will soon be done with clean machines.
Finley's Bar and Grill was a last-minute addition to Manteca Restaurant Week.
The frost isn't on the pumpkin yet and the day time highs are still hitting the upper 80s and lower 90s.
RIPON - Sirens screaming down Ripon city streets at 1 p.m. today will be the highlight of the Emergency Vehicle Display Show and Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair set at the community center on Fourth Street.
Manteca's animal shelter is about to go downtown - almost.
Over the years, Elaine Thompson has developed a rapport with vendors come Pumpkin Fair time.
Southwest Manteca - an area the city is getting ready to spend $150 million for flood protection so developers can continue building - is being turned into the exclusive domain of large single family homes aimed at luring Bay Area buyers.
It's a quote that has been attributed to many great thinkers across history, most recently Winston Churchill.
Bethany Home Foundation is erecting a wall at the entrance of the Almond Blossom Festival at Mistlin Sports Park Friday in a new twist for the senior citizens in the community between the carnival rides and the vendor displays.
Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship.
Medically focused college students are being offered scholarship applications by the Doctors Hospital volunteers to help them shoulder the cost of their schooling, available Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Safety - and the desire to have less illegal fireworks launched - trumped Big League Dreams bringing in upwards of $40,000 and non-profits enjoying a 40 percent bump in the sale of safe and sane fireworks.
Several Ash Wednesday Masses and scripture services are being observed at St. Anthony of Padua in Manteca and St. Patrick's Church in Ripon. Ashes will be distributed during each service.
Calvary Community Church will host the Central Valley R3 Men's Conference on Saturday.
The lawsuits have started.
Mohsen Tarin, the President of Electro Imaging Systems, Inc.'s new Central Valley office at 259 Spreckels Ave., is inviting the public to a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony and chamber coffee on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
Manteca may finally get a dog park first promised in 2003.
The San Joaquin Valley - the most productive farming region on the planet - is America's food basket.
It didn't take long for Lathrop's founders to realize that development needs to pay its own way.
The North Pointe Specific Plan is a major project for the City of Ripon.