Add a little of this, and a dash of that, and pretty soon you have something that will help feed hungry families in more ways than one.
Manteca's municipal coffers are about to come into some much needed cash - $940,000 to be exact - from the sale of two city-owned properties.
The lazy days of summer aren't something that 12-year-old Ricky Artery is going to miss.
The Manteca High Class of 1945 was a close-knit group of 70 kids that frequented the Scoop News stand on West Yosemite Avenue with their eyes on the ice cream bar. The El Rey Theatre that had opened eight years earlier in 1937 was their other focus for fun and entertainment.
A 7-year-old has turned the heads of many adults after he launched his own campaign to send snack packs to American G.I.s overseas in battle torn countries during the last seven months.
Second Harvest Food Bank's second annual Chili Pot Cook Off takes place today to help feed struggling families.
LATHROP - Trying your luck fishing in the San Joaquin River without being in a boat means you either have to trespass and cast your line from near a levee, pay entry fees to county or state park, or else get down to the river side by a bridge crossing.
RIPON - An armored truck is now a part of the Ripon Police Department's crime fighting arsenal.
She thought he was a showoff.
ESCALON - The next generation of one Escalon family will prosper from the "Millions in Cash" Scratchers ticket thanks to the generosity of the latest winner. Joseph Parr, a 72- year-old retiree, decided to pass on a third of his $1,000,000 prize to his son.
Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.
A drive on Highway 99 through Manteca isn't a pretty picture.
Manteca's Tim Hunter is ecstatic – his 1962 restored Corvette was one of 30 cars to be singled out of a pack of 6,000 during Reno's Hot August Nights last weekend.
LATHROP - River Islands at Lathrop could end up as California's greenest planned community.
RIPON - The new Romeo Bill – an open enrollment act – with potential serious effects on the Ripon Unified School District drew concerned reactions from trustees at their Monday night meeting.
Manteca firefighters are arriving at emergency calls quicker despite an increase in calls.
Home sales at River Islands at Lathrop and elsewhere will help start moving a proposed satellite county center toward becoming a reality in Manteca.
In the summer, with California in the throes of a record-setting drought, the sign that popped up all over the farming areas in and around Manteca caught a bit of attention with the message: "Pray for Rain."
Manteca had a sweet deal going when Spreckles Sugar opened its factory for what ended up being an 80-year run.
East Union celebrated the return of its music man, Jose Baron, this past weekend.
There's nothing small about the proposed Lathrop Gateway Business Park.
The value of search and rescue dogs throughout the state was demonstrated before Manteca Unified School District's law enforcement and fire service students in the be.tech Academy's "First Responders" program.
An estimated 10,000 mourners paid their final respects to Wenjian Liu.
Janice Ward anxiously awaits her day in court with disabled-access advocate and litigious attorney Scott Johnson.
Every move that Brad Peters makes is thought out.
The odds for a normal year of snow and rain are rapidly evaporating.
That meme with the tough-faced toddler holding up his fist to signal an accomplishment?
Property and sales tax receipts for the City for Manteca are exceeding budget projections.
If it all goes according to plan the City of Lathrop might have just made its last $1.2 million debt service payment for a series of bonds taken out to participate in the South County Water Supply Project.
The solution to protecting southwest Manteca from a 200-year flood will help determine exactly where the controversial proposed alignment of the future Raymus Expressway will swing through the rural countryside.