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.
Carol Davis is dedicated to helping struggling students turn on the proverbial light switch in their minds.
Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region after the Gold Rush in a bid to make a living.
The reconstruction taking place at Weston Elementary School appears on schedule for completion by the start of the next school year.
Tulloch Lake is going to disappear by this fall.
Last week a 27-year-old Manteca man was discovered dead in a county jail cell after Manteca Police officers arrested him earlier that night for public intoxication outside of a 7-Eleven convenience store.
Manteca's third Taco Bell could break ground in the coming months.
Donna Brown's message is clear: Libraries are more relevant than ever before.
Free Weston Ranch burst into the scene about six years ago. It's a grassroots movement being vigorously pushed by residents of the community who want to see their six plus-square-mile community detached from the City of Stockton.
Public libraries with treats such as coffee on the side aren't a modern creation.
A daylight theft from the J.C. Penney store in the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at Union Road and the 120 Bypass shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday ended with a house to house search in the areas surrounding Aldwina Lane and Cottage Avenue near Doctors Hospital.
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.