Jose Zaragoza lost his son to a football-related injury about five years ago.
LATHROP - The family of Lathrop City Councilman Sonny Dhaliwal knows full well the role of the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District is a matter of life and death to its citizens.
Manteca's young aspiring artists will take the center stage during tonight's downtown farmers market.
It was a reuniting of old friends and timid newcomers that wanted to work on their vocal skills as the Manteca Idol season quickly approaches.
RIPON - A Mexican meat market in Ripon is unique in its charm all because of its owner Theresa Guzman, who, for the past five years, has instilled in her staff of seven the importance of a cheerful greeting to her customers – smiles are the order of the day.
Kevin Costner couldn't have scripted a more successful story.
Jack Kelley doesn't mince his words.
Dick Prada was among those back in 1976 who believed Manteca needed to provide a way of assisting developmentally disabled adults by launching a day program.
RIPON – Gardens belonging to two landscaping businesses and the owners of McManis Winery in Ripon are among the half-dozen attractions featured in the annual September Garden Stroll sponsored by the Ripon Garden Club.
Forty-five less Manteca residents were the victim of identity theft in the first five months of this year compared to the same time period of 2009.
You don't have to take a trip across the pond to get an authentic cup of British tea.
The long-awaited Manteca Transit Center is picking up steam.
Two recent high school grads clearly demonstrate a passion for community through a unique work ethic as they busy themselves weekly in the DePalma Farms booth at both the farmers markets at Manteca and Ripon.
As the sun reached its hottest part of the day, "Lou" – a homeless man – searches for shade in Library Park with a host of other people all looking for a place to kill some time.
RIPON – It's been almost two years since Daniel Costa first swung open the doors to Ripon Sports Arena – the area's only full-sized inline hockey arena.
Manteca Unified is serving free summer lunches to more 2,500 children ages 2 to 18 at 39 locations throughout the district.
It's not as drastic as in Las Vegas but the days of the expansive front lawns for new homes in Manteca are numbered.
The summer break is giving Manteca Unified time to fine tune the $30 million Going Digital initiative as well as to address concerns brought up by parents and staff.
Looking for a summer option for your youngsters that can double as a day care of sorts?
A childhood dispute ultimately led to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) success for Manteca native Sean Ceveny.
Three trustee related issues - the replacement of Alexander Bronson, the possible censure of Sam Fant, and a scathing Grand Jury report on school board conduct - top the agenda for Tuesday's Manteca Unified board meeting.
The half cent public safety sales tax is enabling the Manteca Fire Department to add two firefighters in the fiscal year starting July 1.
Deputies tracked a fleeing domestic violence suspect wanted on attempted murder and attempted kidnapping charges Friday to the 200 block of West Yosemite Avenue in downtown Manteca.
Does Manteca Mayor Steve DeBrum have a limo? Is being mayor boring? Does he live in a mansion? Can he retire? And what is he doing about the drought?
Doctors Hospital of Manteca is gearing up for a boom.
Manteca municipal Finance Director Suzanne Mallory made a point to wear black to Wednesday's City Council budget workshop.
Ron Light knows that conserving water is literally the most important thing that Manteca can do to preserve its future.
Spencer Borba was selected as the 2015 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board's (CMAB) District 5. The crowning took place before a crowd of approximately 60 dairy industry members and their families and friends, on Tuesday at Chez Shari in Manteca.
Frank Esteves, long-time Manteca area resident, celebrated his 88th birthday with family and friends with a luncheon at the home of his godchild, Cindy Richichi, on Saturday, May 2.
A big rig truck crash on northbound Highway 99 at Jack Tone Road in the predawn hours Wednesday shutdown the major arterial for most of the day causing motorists to be late for work among other things.