Frank Guinta knows what it is like growing up poor and not having the options that other kids may have.
The spirits are with us – the spirits of Clementine "Mull" Mulholland and Talbot Kendall – who for years were central figures in the Ripon Almond Festival along with longtime mayor Ed Feichtmeir.
Manteca's 385 municipal workers are agreeable to taking a 3.8 percent pay cut starting in July to help the city weather its approaching budget crisis.
Manteca – sometime later this year – is expected to seek bids to landscape the main entrance to the city at the recently completed Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue interchange.
Many of Manteca's neighboring cities are laying off municipal workers as the ripple effect of the housing meltdown is sending property taxes plunging and curtailing consumer spending.
The Manteca Quilters Guild is pulling out all the stops to commemorate its 30th anniversary.
The Pink Lady volunteers at Doctors Hospital Manteca received their annual pins representing nearly 20,000 hours served at the hospital during luncheon at Chez Shari's at the Manteca golf course.
The Best of Manteca is getting better.
During his playing days, Raleigh C. Owens was known for his great athletic ability and uncanny leaping ability.
The seven-week Manteca Police Citizens' Academy kicks off on Wednesday with classes starting at 6:30 p.m. and continues for three hours.
For Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory owner Vinnie Bhan, Valentine's Day serves up an extra sweet helping of business that equated to a cash register ringing nonstop almost all day.
Manteca's spring fair is at a crossroads.
The last McMansion sold by Seeno Homes in late 2004 set a record that has never been challenged - $750,000 for a new Manteca tract home.
JC Penney - one of the nation's largest department store retailers - is officially opening nine new stores nationwide on Friday, March 6, including a Manteca location in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at the Highway 120 Bypass and Union Road.
Bruce Lownsbery went straight from work to the scheduled Manteca City Council meeting Tuesday.
They clocked in with 10 National Night Out Parties.
Typical San Joaquin Valley mosquitoes thrive in the hot, dry climate that is typical during the summer.
"Hey I remember you!" shrieked the girl of about five as she worked her way down the line with a plate of eggs and ham.
Chester Smith is in Northern California with a San Joaquin County strike team battling a devastating wildfire in Siskiyou County where eight homes so far have been destroyed.
A fire in dry weeds in the 1800 block of West Yosemite Avenue threatened a home and an adjacent mobile home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Beyond Captain Hook and his band of sword-wielding pirates, the enchanting mermaids and other contrived evils of Neverland, there was another that haunted Michael Huckaby's imagination.
A San Joaquin County strike team that includes firefighters from the Manteca Fire Department and Lathrop-Manteca Fire Department has been dispatched to the North State to combat a fire that is threatening multiple rural mountain communities.
FRENCH CAMP – A Stockton man that was held in the San Joaquin County Jail over the weekend for disobeying tuberculosis quarantine orders isn't expected to come into contact with other inmates.
Jaylen Jackson knew that he was going to be a fish out of water.
East Union High and Manteca High did a little changing up on Friday's freshmen orientation plans.
The much heralded Moffat Community Center designed to serve as a home for Manteca's Jimmie Connors Veterans of Foreign Wars Post won't be ready for a November dedication.
When in drought, what do avid gardeners do?
Delta Charter Online, a new charter school under the Delta Charter Schools umbrella and authorized by New Jerusalem Elementary School District, is now offering opportunities for adults to finish their high school diploma.