She burst onto the scene last year as an 11-year-old with a voice that captivated not only the audience but the singers she was competing against that had years of experience under their belts.
Manteca leaders are backing an effort to sue the state over a $2.05 billion raid on local redevelopment agency money that the California Legislature seized to balance the state budget.
Since his painting, "The Harvest Continues," won first place in the 2007 Mural Society of California Mural Symposium held in Manteca, Jessie Marinas' gigantic masterpiece has won seven prestigious prizes throughout the United States.
A couple weeks ago we cancelled our two Sunday services at Crossroads and engaged everyone (young and old) in one of 22 community projects in the area. that was dubbed "Takin'' It To The Streets."
Manteca retail sales are expected to fall by almost $100 million when the current municipal fiscal year ends June 30, 2010.
It's not a crime being homeless
Police Chief Dave Bricker has secured assurance from City Manager Steve Pinkerton that Manteca's Police staffing will not drop below 55 sworn officers.
The Maestro is back for another evening of music at the Delicato Family Vineyards.
An off-duty Manteca police officer returning from Stockton on Highway 99 at French Camp Road recognized a 1982 Chevy Caprice as it cut him off as the suspect vehicle in a Saturday afternoon armed robbery in Manteca.
Homecoming is this week at Manteca High.
Growing up on a ranch Jennifer Gomez spent most of her childhood caring for all sorts of healthy, happy farm animals like sheep, cows, chickens, and rabbits.
Is a Red Robin the first sign of the start of an economic recovery in Manteca?
Some 300 Police Explorers from throughout the state converged on Ripon High to test their proficiencies in day-to-day police tactics and procedures in the fourth year of the Central Valley Explorer Competition.
Panera Bread is before the Manteca Planning Commission Tuesday seeking approval of a 4,200-square-foot restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.
Jon Walkup is at it again.
What's safer to drink: Manteca tap water or bottled water?
Can you really taste the difference between bottled water and tap water?
Some of that water flowing from your faucet in Manteca between April and October likely first reached earth as a snowflake in the rugged Sierra terrain north of Yosemite Park.
Teri Palmer has put together enough care packages to know that the best gift an American soldier can receive isn't soap, soup or a magazine, but a hand-written note.
Juan Cuenca shared his secret on eating watermelon.
Brown lawns are starting to pay off for Manteca when it comes to conserving water.
Steve DeBrum has filed campaign paperwork making him an official candidate for mayor of Manteca.
Jonathan Costa knew that he didn't want to see Frank's Antennas get slapped with an Americans with Disabilities non-compliance lawsuit.
Editor's note: The following is Jeff Tilton's Facebook post about the Bank of the West hostage situation in Stockton on Wednesday.
A Tactical Tacos fundraiser is being held on Friday, August, 8, to benefit the Manteca and Ripon Tactical Officers Association at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, from 6 until 11 p.m. Tickets are $30 and includes tacos, two drink tickets and door prizes.
One Manteca grandmother remembered a newspaper story about pleas for money to get out of jail by "grandsons" that warned her of the fraud that was confronting her on the telephone.