Water - or more precisely the lack of it - created a foreclosure crisis in Manteca 80 years ago that makes the Great Recession housing bust seem mild in comparison.
Bill Draa was enjoying his retirement when he was called upon to help out the Ripon Unified School District.
LATHROP – Daniel Whaley doesn't need to do drugs to know that they're a dead-end street.
Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was under construction 75 years ago.
Are you feeling the holiday bulge? Have you lost the motivation to exercise or eat properly? Are you desperate for a physical transformation?
A big jolt is coming in 2014.
The year was 1940. It was the marrying month of March. At least, it was for teen bride Alice Machado who just exchanged vows with the love of her life, Joe Machado, at St. Anthony's Church in Manteca.
Luis Zepeda raced his younger brother, Fernando, several times down Snow Tube Mountain.
LATHROP – The numbers don't like.
LATHROP – Out of every dollar you spend in Lathrop, an extra penny goes to pay for enhanced city services.
Parents whose children are attending schools in Manteca Unified and would like to transfer them to another campus in the district will have the opportunity to do just that from January 7 through Jan 31, 2014.
Mayor Willie Weatherford notes that some cities build grandiose city halls that conjure up images of the Taj Mahal.
Recent enrollment figures at Ripon Unified were reportedly a mixed blessing.
Ray Utter is among those responsible for you having gas in your car.
David Diskin doesn't want to offend anybody.
Two Manteca men in their early 20s survived a flash fire in their 1996 Chevy Lumina Monday afternoon as it was parked in a rural dirt driveway on Peach Avenue west of Union Road shortly before 2 p.m.
Top Chef launched chef Michael Midgley's star as a small-town cook with big-league potential.
Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford wants the city staff to start taking steps to reduce water waste now and not later.
What are the immediate and long-term library needs of Lathrop, Manteca, and Ripon?
When Jennifer Munoz came up with the idea for trying to raise $3,000 to overhaul Santa's Downtown Manteca home, she knew it was going to be a long shot.
A "gold bar" the size of a small chocolate bar and supposedly valued at $14,000 took a trio of shoppers to the cleaners at a Manteca shopping center over the weekend.
By day, Robert Iniquez is a mild-mannered salesman with Golden State Lumber.
The year 2013 closed on a high note for other schools that are not part of the Manteca Unified School District area.
WESTON RANCH - A 49-year-old woman was arrested on charges of murdering a Weston Ranch man in his home.
LATHROP – It was the last piece of the puzzle.
By DENNIS WYATT