Fred White knew that when he set out to take his family to the movies he'd be staring at an $80 bill by the time it was all said and done.
Arie Groenveld, 83, was an inquisitive man of habit – he will be sorely missed. Walking from his home insurance office every morning to the post office – nearly half a mile – he would whistle on his way and greet anyone he met. It was his way and it became a habit. Community members were quick to recognize Arie on the street – they would wave and he would wave back. He was definitely ...
The collapse of housing prices – plunging from a high median of $413,000 some 33 months ago to $178,000 today – have significantly increased housing affordability in Manteca.
LATHROP – July is when summer really sizzles in the valley. But the real sizzler on Saturday, July 11, will be Valverde Park in Lathrop. With about two-dozen barbecue chefs expected to turn out for the International Barbecue Competition and Festival, you won't even need a GPS to show you the way to the Fifth Street community park. Just follow your nose and the aroma of charbroiled chicken and pork ribs will lead you to ...
The Manteca Chamber of commerce mixer was held at Big League Dreams sports complex.
Manteca Ripon Pentecost Society held their 90th annual celebration.
The homeless in Manteca aren't – for the vast majority – drug abusers or lazy.
Best-selling author and natural health coach Elodia Tate is the featured speaker for the July 15 Manteca Women's Connection luncheon.
Retired San Francisco 49ers quarterback Steve Young sent a personal congratulatory video to Saturday night's Court of Honor that inducted 10 new Eagle Scouts.
The farmers market is offering a coupon with an option for a $1 off or an item under a buck for free at the La Croissant Bakery booth for the first 100 visitors on Tuesday
90 years ago June 27, 1919 The Firemen report everything ready for the big rodeo which will start next Friday morning. A big force of men went to work Wednesday morning to finish the fence which surrounds the park. The grandstand is practically complete. The lot of horses which will be used in the races are here and are being put in good condition for the bucking contests and the races. Lucky McFall, manager ...
Health officials are warning people to use caution today through Tuesday as the summer's first sustained heat wave arrives in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
The Ripon LSD Boy Scout Troop 440 is approaching a nation-wide record tonight as it salutes 10 Eagle Scouts in a Court of Honor.
How much do you know about the Portuguese festa, or the festas in Manteca? The word festa alone does not tell the whole story but simply connotes something much bigger and more meaningful. That much I've learned through the years of enjoying the annual celebrations in Manteca. For instance, the flyer that went out for this Sunday's MRPS festa announced, "Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society 90th annual Holy Ghost Celebration," with the last three words in large ...
Volunteers getting ready for the massive crowd that turns out every year for the MRPS festa celebration started preparing the massive pots of beef and cabbage that will be served even before dawn on Friday.
LATHROP – It's been nearly two decades since Californians voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical use and the federal government still doesn't recognize the individual mandates passed by state voters.
Manteca police officers of the last 50 years reflect a common passion to serve and protect the community they were sworn to patrol.
The official lighting of the 110-foot high Christmas tree in Ripon will take place tonight at 7 at the corner of First Street and Locust Avenue.
The hot air balloons return to Ripon.
Some people call it a tradition.
Hundreds of families and individuals have organizations like St. Vincent de Paul Society and Helping Hands to be thankful for this year, both at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The arts come together at Lathrop High for the "Capture the Holiday" fund-raiser.
Attending Manteca City Council meetings is about to become easier for handicapped residents.
John Hernandez stood in the dining room of Mountain Mike's Pizza, asked for attention, and then offered his profound thanks.
"But we drove here from San Jose and Elk Grove," pleaded two of the teams that showed up the 26th annual Crossroads Grace "Turkey Bowl" Thursday morning.
It took America less time to beat back the Axis Powers in World War II than it has a low-profile bureaucracy to process an application aimed at putting in place 15 percent lower electricity rates throughout Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Tyler Jennings Wilson was an outgoing young man, charismatic, and a devoted husband and father, among his many sterling qualities that family and friends will long remember.
Joanne Gross had an important job Wednesday night.
Carolyn Cano has a mission. You can call it Rosaries for Students' Scholarships.
LATHROP – When it comes to giving thanks and charitable donations during the holidays, Congressman Jerry McNerney will see just about all types and all flavors .