The impromptu geysers that happen every time someone shears off a fire hydrant aren't all that rare of an occurrence.
Manteca's strike team fighting the Santa Cruz fire near the Bonny Doon community of Swanson expects to be on the fire line for another three to four days, according to Manteca Interim Fire Chief Kirk Waters.
First, unknown would-be Tiger Woods were using the grass at the East Union Cemetery to practice their golf swing. They left several dozen evidences behind which rather ticked off cemetery cleanup volunteers.
First there were the Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police.
Scenes from Saturday's United Bacarreneos of America's annual membership meeting conducted at Stonebridge's Sangalang Park in Lathrop.
Manteca is receiving at least $4.8 million in federal stimulus funds with efforts underway to secure even more.
LATHROP – Not even the drive from Elk Grove would have kept Loyd Helmick from his chance to meet some of the stars of the FX action/drama 'Sons of Anarchy.'
On the opening night of the 2009 Manteca Idol's debut at Chez Shari restaurant, the trio of Robin Glover, Judi Hoagland, and Katelyn Johnson impressed the judges enough to earn themselves a spot in the next round.
The bleakest stretch of the Tidewater Bikeway that doubles as a 34-acre linear park through Manteca's heart may soon sport 250 trees.
The Highway 99 at Main Street overcrossing in Manteca will have ramp delays next weekend to accommodate Caltrans landscaping work.
LATHROP – You aren't going to find the California city of Charming by looking on any conventional map.
Photos from the vigil held Sunday at First Baptist Church for Tevanie Deanne Lutz.
RIPON – It's been almost a decade since Charles Harris first approached the Ripon City Council with the idea of using a 23-acre parcel he owns as a water bank and recharge station to replenish the groundwater supply in the area outside of Ripon's city limits.
Low-income residents of San Joaquin County will be able to obtain free government-surplus food, Thursday, Aug. 20, at locations throughout San Joaquin County. Distribution will continue until supplies are exhausted.
Pedestrians no longer have to walk on the edge of travel lanes to avoid large pools of water during the rainy season or cross rutted ground during dry weather while walking on the northern side of East Yosemite Avenue between Cottage Avenue and Powers Avenue.
Dallas Waters of Ripon wanted an Eagle Scout project that could possibly save a life.
Donna Hartley is coming to Manteca to inspire positive thinking as a way to fight illness.
Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent. In Catholic churches, it's the day the faithful receive the sigh of the cross on their foreheads in ashes.
This year marks the 46th annual crowning of Miss Manteca.
Manteca is in the hunt for the next Amazon.
LATHROP – Gangs in Lathrop had better run and hide.
The largest storm to hit Manteca in nearly 18 months proved costly for three car owners.
MODESTO – It takes a certain personality to convince an entire theater full of people to shout out the most infamous four-letter word in unison.
Mayra Posada and Marco Jaimes believe in the power of persuasion.
Landscape maintenance districts are passé.
It was seen as a very productive session of the new Government Relations Committee of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce that brought together representatives of the city, county, state and congress Friday noon in a meeting room of Bethany Home.
A hidden reservoir helps keep dishes clean, yards green, and flush toilets in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.
Christmas is an already an afterthought to most people.
They braved Friday's pouring rain so the show will go on this weekend.
Caught in the Friday morning street flooding at Garden Gate Drive and Morgan Street, one Manteca woman called a friend to help her in his hip high boots to reach her pickup truck where waters had flooded much of her lawn and driveway.