Forty years ago George Perry was among the pumpkin growers who decided to do something about the braggarts in Half Moon Bay who claimed they were the "Pumpkin Capital of the World."
There were 289 participants in Saturday's 2009 Pumpkin Run staged by the Manteca Unified Student Trust along the Tidewater Bikeway.
Most 11 year olds are thinking about their next video game purchase, hurrying home to watch their favorite TV show or playing football or soccer outside with friends. In that sense Nicolas Perez is just like his peers.
It may not be as flashy as Spreckels Park and it doesn't hold the promise of thousands upon thousands of new jobs like Austin Business Park, but the Manteca Industrial Park is still chugging along providing well over 1,000 jobs even in today's shaky economy.
Next time I need to access Crom Street to get to either Airport Way or Union Road, I'll think twice about taking that route.
Video might have killed the radio star.
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.
RIPON - Wanted: Tractors to be displayed at Ripon's downtown Main Street.
LATHROP - It was 76 degrees Thursday in Lathrop – and it was snowing.
The fourth annual Pumpkin Run is Saturday.
The following are the questions – and the answers to the pumpkin quiz that appeared in Thursday's special Pumpkin Fair section in the Manteca Bulletin.
Sales of existing houses in Manteca continues at record volume levels thanks to unprecedented affordability with prices reflecting the mid-1990s.
Deputy District Attorney and Chief Prosecutor Tori Verber Salazar led Gary Hickey in the race for San Joaquin County District Attorney Tuesday night at press time.
Turlock small business owner Michael Eggman will challenge Jeff Denham for his 10th Congressional District seat in November.
It might have been California's first truly open primary.
Farm fresh fruits and vegetables weren't the only things on the menu at the Manteca Farmer's Market on Tuesday
Interested in scuba diving? Curious about what lifeguard training involves? Want to swim laps for exercise? Need to learn how to swim? Or do you just want to splash around and have fun?
John Perez is afraid.
Sarah Sokolowski and her sister, Amanda, are currently serving as missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, though they are across the continent from each other.
Manteca's elected leaders want businesses to have the opportunity to correct shortcomings in their compliance to the American Disability Act before being sued.
California is considered the world's Mecca when it comes to variety of fruits, vegetables, and nuts.
When a flag of the United States is worn, torn, faded, or badly soiled, it needs to be replaced with a new one. When that happens, the old flag is "retired."
LATHROP – Garbage rates are going up.
Give Every Child a Chance is staging the Xtreme Bulls & Broncs Rodeo on the River fundraiser on Saturday, June 7, and Sunday, June 8 from noon to 5 p.m. both days at Dell'Osso Family Farm in Lathrop just off Interstate 5.