Treats for the troops is the mission of Give Every Child a Chance's familiar white high-tech classroom bus this week as it travels to three elementary schools to pick up snack items from community members to be sent overseas.
One of the popular performances ever presented by the Manteca Kindred Arts – the Opus Handbell Ensemble – will take place again this season on Sunday, Dec. 20, at 3 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, North Street and Powers Avenue.
Hundreds of families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will probably go without a traditional Christmas meal for the first time since 1997.
Devin Tailes already had a bright future when she moved down to Los Angeles in August.
Rain failed to stop the Lathrop Festival of Lights Christmas parade Saturday.
The MOMS Club of Manteca North is a local chapter of an international support group for at home mothers and their children. With so many mothers working outside the home today it can be extremely hard for stay at home mothers to meet each other, the moms club allows at home mothers to get together in a supportive atmosphere.
Manteca has emerged as the brightest spot for construction in all of San Joaquin County as The Great Recession rolls on.
Manteca could soon have reserve police officers with "24-hour peace officer powers."
It was 25 years ago when Jim and Jesse Costa first helped a family in need at Christmas time.
"A Calvary Christmas" – an original Christmas musical – is being staged tonight at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at Calvary Community Church, 815 W. Lathrop Road.
A Manteca woman and her two sons were injured Friday at about 5:30 p.m. when their car collided in a grinding head-on collision with a Chevy Silverado pickup truck, according to CHP officers.
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.
The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.
The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.
A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.