Phil Waterford knows that times are tough for families during this holiday season.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history as the first decade of the 21st century draws to a close.
The Manteca Bulletin will not be publishing a Christmas edition on Friday so employees and carriers can spend the holiday with their families.
Scenes from the Boys & Girls Club Christmas party.
Scenes from Wednesday's performance of "The Reason for the Season" that took place at Manteca's Fellowship Baptist Church.
It was "a lot like Christmas" for the senior residents and their family members at The Commons at Union Ranch retirement center Tuesday night.
Phyllis Abram was more than curious when she saw a ride-along with a Manteca municipal refuse collector on the live auction board at the Boys & Girls Club telethon.
It wasn't the Great Stock Market Crash of 1929 that was the defining economic development for Manteca in the 1920s.
For the most part, tattoos are permanent.
Manteca municipal garbage will not be picked up on Friday which is Christmas Day.
Boys & Girls Club member profile
"The Reason for the Season" Christmas play is being presented by the Fellowship Baptist Church tonight at 7 p.m.
On Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, Manteca Ford-Mercury in partnership with The Place of Refuge Church will be offering a free Christmas Eve breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. continuing until 11 a.m.
Some of that water flowing from your faucet in Manteca between April and October likely first reached earth as a snowflake in the rugged Sierra terrain north of Yosemite Park.
Teri Palmer has put together enough care packages to know that the best gift an American soldier can receive isn't soap, soup or a magazine, but a hand-written note.
Juan Cuenca shared his secret on eating watermelon.
Brown lawns are starting to pay off for Manteca when it comes to conserving water.
Steve DeBrum has filed campaign paperwork making him an official candidate for mayor of Manteca.
Jonathan Costa knew that he didn't want to see Frank's Antennas get slapped with an Americans with Disabilities non-compliance lawsuit.
Editor's note: The following is Jeff Tilton's Facebook post about the Bank of the West hostage situation in Stockton on Wednesday.
A Tactical Tacos fundraiser is being held on Friday, August, 8, to benefit the Manteca and Ripon Tactical Officers Association at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, from 6 until 11 p.m. Tickets are $30 and includes tacos, two drink tickets and door prizes.
One Manteca grandmother remembered a newspaper story about pleas for money to get out of jail by "grandsons" that warned her of the fraud that was confronting her on the telephone.
The homeless debate at Library Park is about to become political.
Lightning didn't strike David Fitzgerald dead on Wednesday night.
Two days of police skills competitions face some 35 teams of teenage police explorers from throughout California and as far away as Honolulu on Friday and Saturday at Ripon High School for the Fourth Annual Central Valley Explorer Challenge.
A fire described as suspicious caused $150,000 in damages to a Manteca home at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night in the 200 block of El Capitan Avenue.