QUESTION: What can slow down traffic yet keep it moving, ease air pollution, eliminate the need for electricity, reduce future municipal maintenance costs, and help keep new housing costs down?
LATHROP – Joe Rivera isn't your typical aspiring comedian.
The Stanislaus River basin that the South County depends on to irrigate crops and supply municipal water to Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy is at 114 percent of normal for snowpack.
LATHROP – Connie Lum Perez and Dorothea Lum were among the people who packed Lathrop City Hall's council chambers to honor recently retired police chief Dolores Delgado.
Tuning up for Valentine's Day the Fourmost Barbershop Quartet made a stop Thursday morning at Dan's Barber Shop on Maple Avenue singing a ballad to owner Gloria Aguilar in front of a surprised customer sitting in the chair.
Recently retired police chief Dolores Delgado was honored at Tuesday's Lathrop City Council meeting. She was presented with a recognition plaque for her years of service in the community.
The Manteca Branch Library is partnering with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program to bring free 2009 income tax assistance.
The November ballot could include a half cent sales tax designed to generate $40 million to pay for the staffing and operations of an expanded San Joaquin County Jail.
The Manteca Junior Ambassadors – all high school seniors – experienced a taste of being a firefighter in the community on Tuesday at the Powers Avenue fire station.
Just because you aren't having your own Super Bowl party doesn't mean you can't enjoy the tradition of food and football.
Janet Hutton wanted to do her part to help the people of Haiti.
Two years ago PG&E was able to garner support among elected leaders in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon to thwart South San Joaquin Irrigation District efforts to gain official council support of SSJID's efforts to enter the retail power business.
Margo Young is a rare breed.
Forget the waterslides, the pumpkins, or the unique history of the city's name – Manteca is about to become the record-holder for California's largest hamburger.
The body of a 31-year-old male motorist was pulled from his SUV about 10 p.m. Monday night that had become submerged in the murky levee water off of Wing Levee Road.
The double-crested cormorant is not on any endangered species list.
It is going to cost nearly $150 million for levee upgrades to protect Manteca, Lathrop, Weston Ranch, and parts of rural south Manteca from a 200-year flood.
It's now the $310 million question.
Jim Anderson - a popular home-grown rock singer that pays tribute to Elvis Presley's early years - is performing on the Main Stage of the 30th annual Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair this weekend in downtown Manteca.
The Moving Wall - an 80 percent replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., - is returning to Manteca a little more than 20 years after its first appearance.
Editor's note: This is an abbreviated version of a column about the Manteca High Vietnam Moving Wall ceremonies that former Manteca High student and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis appeared at that was published in March of 1993.
Good luck getting California's diverse special interest groups to agree on anything.
Educator Shane Smith is on the ballot for the Nov. 4 vote for Ripon City Council election even though he says he has been talked out of running because he is relatively new to the community.
The Home Energy Opportunity (HERO) program is considered as one of the fastest growing energy efficiency financing solution in the country.
You can tell a lot about a city by its garbage.
"Fight Hunger, Spark Change" is the theme of the current online voting contest that could give the San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties Food Bank in Manteca a $60,000 prize courtesy of Walmart.
Manteca is rallying to help 19-year-old Jose Maltez.