Vada McKinnon would have been proud to have seen the flowering plum tree added to Cotta Park Monday morning.
They are Great Options, whether the economy is up or down.
AKF Development – the firm that played a pivotal role in helping Manteca snag The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley and Del Webb at Woodbridge plus converted the old Spreckels Sugar factory site into a $200 million economic juggernaut - is now being tapped to help Manteca secure a water park and a hotel.
RIPON - The Ripon City Council is faced with even more drastic cuts when members will mull over the first draft of the city's budget for the next fiscal year at their 7 p.m. Tuesday night meeting devoted to budget study.
The odds are if you called 9-1-1 to summon the Manteca Fire Department in 2009 it wasn't due to fire but a medical emergency.
Angie Ramey didn't waste any time in mobilizing her troops to take to the Tidewater Bikeway in an effort to clean up the garbage left behind by the inconsiderate people who use one of Manteca's crown jewels.
RIPON – Melinda Shaw did her best to keep her composure as she maneuvered her way through the vacant Ripon Drug and Gift building on Main Street on Saturday.
LATHROP – Jenica Reagan is already the proud owner of a ewe and a wether sheep.
Editor's note: Below is the text of Jenica Reagan's award-winning speech in the annual Rotary speech contest. She won first place in the first round, held at Lathrop High School, and second place in the area level held in Tracy. She received a prize of $125 for each contest.
A century ago intercity trolley service – electric trains if you will – was all the rage transporting people between Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin Valley destinations such as Stockton, Modesto, Galt, Manteca, Merced, Lodi , and Elk Grove.
Never have so many people been out of work in Manteca since the Great Depression.
Its one thing to go to a high school drama production based on the works of a famous playwright.
RIPON - A girl's dream of attending her senior prom in a beautiful evening gown is a real possibility for more than 1,400 soon-to-be high school graduates this year that might otherwise have to stay home on their special night.
Grant Morrison's New X-Men by Marvel Comics has a local touch.
The undertaking to upgrade levees protecting Manteca, Lathrop, French Camp and the Weston Ranch portion of Stockton would generate substantial economic benefits.
Want to catch a fireworks show before the actual Fourth of July weekend?
The stories come all too frequently.
Cecily Ballungay smiled as she chatted with elected officials, developers and the titans of Manteca's businesses community beneath a shade structure at the Matthews home at Delicato winery.
A Tracy motorist was ordered to stand trial for his part in a June 11 road rage incident on Highway 99.
Baby JoJo, an 18-month-old toddler involved in a Fathers' Day crash at Airport Way and Lathrop Road, died of his injuries Wednesday at the Oakland Children's Hospital.
Farmers in at least two California irrigation districts - South San Joaquin and Oakdale - are considering whether to ignore a letter from the state calling for historic cuts in water use during the drought, a lawyer said Thursday.
Manteca Unified is launching educational tours for community members this fall to help people understand how the Going Digital initiative is being used to enhance learning in the classroom.
Vince Hernandez believes the time has come for serious movement toward the city expanding Manteca's library facilities.
A bookmobile is coming to a Manteca park near you.
Enforcement and rebates to save water are trumping further restrictions so far in the Manteca Citizens Committee on Water Conservation's deliberations.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is not going to sign documents that say they will comply with the curtailment order issued to pre-1914 water right holders nearly two weeks ago by the state Department of Water Resources.
The Spring Creek Golf and Country Club usually gets nostalgic come this time of the year.
The Manteca Unified School District board wanted to do as much as possible to make Tuesday's meeting about the appointment of a trustee to fill the vacant term left by Alexander Bronson's resignation.