About five years ago, high schools in Manteca Unified School District had up to seven counselors on campus. Today, there are only two attending to the counseling needs of hundreds of students at every school site, the result of severe budget cuts stemming from the effects of the Great Recession and a crumbling national economy.
A lady with a bubbly Christmas spirit Teresa Stevens has truly made a difference at Prestige retirement home on East Louise Avenue as well as at her daughter's fourth grade class at the Great Valley Academy Charter School on Button Avenue.
Traffic accidents kill more police officers in the line of duty than anything else.
William "Bud" Cunningham helped bring the Oakland Coliseum to fruition 47 years ago when he served as the first stadium general manager.
Jesus didn't have to worry about a cold spell.
Austin Road Business Park could emerge as the top concentration of non-public sector employment for Ripon residents.
Dick Durham knows that the $75 it cost for a ticket to Wednesday's 34th annual Holiday Affair staged by the Manteca Soroptimists is well spent.
Gary Lemesh shudders to think if Kaiser-Manteca Medical Center were to make more cuts.
The Rev. Quincy McClain and members of her congregation from Southside Christian Church spread tiding of comfort and joy Wednesday at the Manteca Care & Rehabilitation Center.
A commitment letter could set the stage for the creation of 9,134 more jobs to chip away at Manteca's 10.1 percent unemployment rate.
The chance of outrunning one Manteca police officer is totally out of the question for fleeing bad guys in the city unless they can cover 26.2 miles without stopping.
Richard Silverman is seeking one of two Manteca City Council seats up for grabs in November 2014.
The sun is still hiding from the frost this morning, but some 50 hardy Manteca Nuts & Bolts diehards are already up and about making sure needy children will wake up with a smile on Christmas morning.
LATHROP – It's like Linda Rose that she'd feel like she wasn't deserving of the honor of being the 2013 Lathrop Holiday Parade Grand Marshal.
Firefighters' spray turned into ice when it hit the ground at a fully engulfed garage fire shortly before 4 a.m. Monday causing them to slip and slide while attacking the blaze at the rear of a boarded up home in the 600 block of Virginia Avenue west of Sequoia Street.
The last time Manteca – and the rest of the United States – faced a major flu epidemic that had the potential of closing schools and quarantining victims was 96 years ago.
LATHROP – Investigation is continuing into the cause of the traffic collision that snarled traffic early Friday morning at Lathrop Road and McKinley Avenue.
An early morning crash between a motorcycle and another vehicle has closed the roadways to through traffic while deputies are investigating the cause of the crash. Sheriff's spokesman Les Garcia said the roads would be closed for at least three hours.
Fire completely engulfed a mobile home shortly before 4 a.m. Friday morning in the Almond Blossom Mobile Home Park at 1901 E. Yosemite Avenue sending an elderly woman to the U.C. Davis Burn Unit by helicopter air ambulance.
The burnt orange seats - once trendy in the early 1980s when the Manteca Civic Center was built - are gone.
The top brass at Manteca's City Hall are taking a wait and see attitude about the drought – but they aren't planning to wait too long.
It takes a lot to put together a fundraiser that pulls in nearly $100,000.
Sometimes just getting your foot in the door is half the battle.
You've all seen them.
Dee Gotelli and Elaine Williams have been hard at work tying up the loose ends for Saturday's Hearts and Hands Bingo Night at the Manteca Senior Center.
Manteca consumers have gotten their appetite back.
The Lathrop Police Services division of the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office has come out on top with two California Law Enforcement Challenge (CLEC) awards in a row thanks to a team effort of 26 sworn officers and a support staff of two.
The value of existing Manteca homes rebounded 35.4 percent during 2013 with the median selling price jumping $66,750.
Almost every Tuesday morning, Ron Howe volunteers his time and service to the Manteca Historical Museum.
Manteca's tennis courts are getting upgrades.