The Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society used to be made up exclusively of those of Portuguese decent.
The levees protecting Lathrop and southwest Manteca have been granted 100-year flood accreditation by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The first day of fall 2010 lasted less than an hour. Chances are, you were asleep when the autumnal equinox crept in shortly after 11 p.m. on Wednesday.
RIPON - Bursting with spirit, Bella Steele, 7, is an integral part of her novice cheerleading team for the Ripon Christian Knights practicing three days a week.
The 100 block of North Maple Avenue could end up with traffic going south to north if Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez has his way.
More than 1,500 members from three Manteca congregations are skipping Sunday services on Oct. 10.
So, who is the better dancer – Manteca Ford owner Phil Waterford, council member Debby Moorhead, Superintendent of County Schools Mick Founts, or Councilman Vince Hernandez?
It was no sooner than American soldiers were sent to fight the Global War on Terrorism in the Middle East that local service organizations such as Soroptimist International of Manteca began to find ways to help out.
The report card is in - Give Every Child a Chance continues to exceed the mark when it comes to helping struggling kids improve in school.
PG&E this past summer replaced 2.5 miles of a natural gas pipeline that runs from Woodward Avenue to West Ripon Road south of Manteca. The segment had been ranked its 43rd worst natural gas pipeline segment based on a high risk list compiled by PG&E.
LATHROP – Lathrop is pulling all the stops this week for the annual Lathrop Celebration.
Plans for a major travel plaza on the outskirts of Lathrop on the southwest corner of the Interstate 5 and Roth Road interchange are being considered Thursday by the San Joaquin County Planning Commission.
Sunday's Manteca Historical Society shindig - the 18th annual Barbecue Social - is taking place beneath the trees in the spacious country backyard of Nick and Kristen Founts.
LATHROP – The city's economic picture painted by Lathrop Economic Development Administrator Steve Carrigan in his latest report to the City Council was not completely rosy.
Del Webb at Woodbridge is confident new home sales will remain steady for the age-restricted community during 2011.
A former meat processing plant used by the homeless as an encampment went up in flames early Friday morning.
Rich Silverman has put his money where his mouth is when it comes to saving water.
Shamir Griffin is a firm believer in the preservation of one's culture.
Manteca residents are taking the severe drought - that has sent reservoirs throughout California to record low levels and dropped underground water tables - seriously.
Manteca's Fourth of July celebration today includes a parade, pancake breakfast and aerial fireworks.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca's history.
Dry grass. Drought stressed landscaping. Shake roofs. Winds expected to be between 10 and 12 mph.
The Dance Stars are going to "rock the boat."
Pastry chefs Phil and Ema Soria opened the doors to their café - Panfino Patisserie - which offers gourmet food and pastries six months ago believing that Manteca would respond favorably. And the community has.
A parade, watermelon eating contest, World War II mural dedication, a pancake breakfast, pow wow, and aerial fireworks will mark the Fourth of July in Manteca and Ripon.
Body cameras – 23 in all – will be going on the uniforms of the Ripon Police Department's officers starting Saturday.
ESCALON - A veteran of more than 20 years at Escalon Packing Company on McHenry Avenue lost both arms during the noon hour Thursday in a bilateral amputation while working on peeling machinery inside the plant during a cleanup operation.
A veteran of more than 20 years at Escalon Packing Company on McHenry Avenue in Escalon lost both arms Thursday afternoon in a bilateral amputation while reportedly working on peeling machinery inside the plant during a cleanup operation.
You probably don't notice very many garage sale signs - if any -from the previous weekend tacked up on light poles and such in Manteca.
Navy and Coast Guard Seaman Second Class William Jacob Scalf, 90, is a proud veteran of sea duty during both World War II and the Korean War.