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.
STOCKTON - A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the project Thursday.
A barrage of illegal fireworks set off by a house fire made several hits on a Manteca fire truck and narrowly missed firefighters as they were scrambling to get fire hoses in place at a Thursday evening house fire in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue.
December is three months away. But every moment between now and then will count for a group of young students at Manteca's Universal Dance Company.
Explosions and shooting fireworks raised additional havoc Thursday as a fire swept through a two-story home in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue just two blocks from the Louise Avenue fire station.
Joe Freitas - part of the World War II generation of leaders who returned home from war to lay the ground work for Manteca's future- passed away Thursday. He was 88.
LATHROP – California is facing a water emergency.
It was another day of sad good-byes and warm hugs and loads of memories as Isadore's Restaurant served its last lunch to longtime friends and customers Thursday noon.
TURLOCK – Tim Guerino knows that the model works.
Manteca hit a milestone this year when the city's 60th park was completed.
Bingo is back at St. Anthony's. Not in the form of a weekly fund-raiser for the school as it was for many years. This time, its comeback is a short two-day entertainment venue incorporated into the annual Harvest Festival set for the weekend of Sept. 20-21.
Normally it's Carol Davis that has to visit Congressman Jeff Denham's office to ask for money.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.
Amazon's 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center off of Chrissman Road in rural Tracy was a feather in the cap for the South County when the company began distribution operations last fall.
The Manteca Pregnancy Help Center is marking three high-water marks this year.
Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.