Florence Vieira is a spunky 104 today, and says she's glad she's healthy and retains many exciting memories of her childhood including those of coming to the Central Valley in a horse and wagon and her dad's newly purchased Reo Motor Car.
Manteca could end up with 30 percent less police officers over the next few months between retirements and the threatened lay-off of 16 officers by mid-October.
There were only about a dozen people using the Golden West Community Gym when Toni Lundgren opened the doors to the possibility of new programs that the Parks and Recreation Department could offer.
So just who is more suave of a dancer - Manteca Councilman Steve DeBrum or Commons at Union Ranch (Premier Care) Chief Executive Officer Don Peterson?
The 13th annual old fashioned BBQ social staged by the Manteca Historical Society took place Sunday afternoon on the grounds of the old Spreckels Sugar office off Norman Drive that now houses AKF Development and Jesus Mountain Coffee.
Manteca residents are recycling more and generating less garbage.
Government provides the biggest slice of the employment pie in San Joaquin County and also offers the second highest average weekly wage.
Manteca's best pumpkin desert makers and pumpkin carvers are competing at next weekend's 25th annual Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair.
The Lathrop Parks and Recreation hosted a pancake breakfast Saturday at the Lathrop Senior Center.
Award-winning concert pianist and composer from Sacramento, Tan Plescia, will kick off the 23rd anniversary season of the Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Association with a performance on Sunday, Oct. 4, starting at 3 p.m.
Manteca may soon drop out of the running for Weed Patch USA honors at least as far as part of the Highway 99 corridor is concerned.
LATHROP – Ron Dell'Osso always wanted his own train set as a child.
LATHROP – The new ordinance that will mandate taco and ice cream trucks, pushcarts, food wagons and other mobile vending operations to obtain a business permit from the city will take effect on Monday, Oct. 19.
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.
The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.
The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.
A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.