Selling Avon products over 50 years ago was a passing fancy for Katherine Mangelos who had three children at the time – two boys and a girl. She wasn't sure she could find customers by knocking on doors of people she didn't know.
The line of palm trees midway between Ripon and Manteca on the west side of Highway 99 line up visually to the largest house in the county - the 30,000-square-foot Sedan Estate.
Schools throughout San Joaquin County added 1,000 jobs in September making it the bright spot in an otherwise stagnate month for job growth.
The developers of Pacific Business Park located immediately west of the Manteca Unified district office complex on West Louise Avenue want to break the two existing buildings off so they can have their own parcels.
Attempting to stay out of the limelight of his dad's $8 million cancer center ground breaking Friday, Dr. Amarjit Dhaliwal's 11-year-old son Amrit is already a success in his own right with an eye to the future of becoming a surgeon.
On the surface, it was all about a regular small-town drive-thru dinner fund-raiser
Some residents complain about the taste of their tap water.
RIPON - Citizens protesting a proposed single family residential water metered rate were short in their opposition by some 1,700 votes – only 587 residents sent letters to the city objecting to the change related only to those customers that already have meters installed.
High-tech is converting the 26th annual Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon into a more personal experience for people who bid and pledge each year.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Morning Rotary will be hosting its first community Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 25, at the Senior Center.
The Manteca Interact Club is planning its Safe Halloween.
The walling of Manteca neighborhoods - softened with landscaping - won't continue unchecked as Manteca develops south of the Highway 120 Bypass.
RIPON - A Modesto attorney and developer of eight two bedroom housing units being built across Jack Tone Road from an established Ripon subdivision of 106 homes emphatically told City Council members Tuesday night they had no control over his development.
Manteca's two Rotary clubs are gearing up for this Sunday's World Polio Day Walk-A-Thon.
Frank Rodrigues works loading freight trucks.
A Vietnam-era Huey helicopter is landing at Woodward Park on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. a half hour before the opening ceremony of what promises to be the biggest Memorial Weekend Commemoration yet.
It's the $2 million question: Now that a three-year maintenance contract has expired for landscaping planted along the 120 Bypass and Highway 99 corridor will it survive the drought?
Manteca's Dr. Amarjit Dhaliwal has been recognized by the Stanislaus Medical Society as its oncology Doctor of the Year after 24 years of "compassionate care" in that county.
Two "study buddies" that have kept pace with each other all year have earned the honors of being East Union High School's valedictorian and salutatorian for their upcoming graduation ceremonies.
Ripon High will offer several new classes for the fall.
The 27th Annual Appreciation Dinner for senior center volunteers hosted by the Manteca City Council and the city's Parks and Recreation Department was conducted last week at the Manteca Senior Center.
Manteca's Police force will add a police officer, a community service officer, a booking officer and an administrative assistant under the proposed $33 million municipal general fund budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute - including an 80% replica of the Vietnam Wall, World War II Tribute Collection, Korea Tribute Collection, 9/11 Tribute, Police & Fire Tribute Panels, and Fort Hood Tribute Panel - will be arriving in the Manteca on Wednesday, May 20.
Manteca Police have seen it all.
Lathrop Councilman Paul Akinjo didn't want to overstep his bounds and become a makeshift lobbyist without the blessing of City Manager Steve Salvatore or City Attorney Sal Navarrete.
A decade ago developers Mike Atherton and Bill Filios decided to honor the generations of Manteca residents that labored at Spreckels Sugar as well as the sugar plant itself that served as an economic mainstay for 75 years.
Manteca resident Russell Wayne Otto, 58, is going to prison after being convicted on multiple sexual abuse charges.
Alexander Bronson - elected to represent an area of Manteca just six months ago - is no longer a Manteca Unified School District trustee.
Homes built in Manteca on corner lots after July 16 may not be able to have more than 25 percent of their side yards that are visible from the street planted in turf.
Namrta Gill is one of three valedictorians at Lathrop High.