RIPON – It's going to be somewhat of a difficult Christmas this year for boys and girls in the South County that are spending their first holiday away from loved ones after being placed in foster care.
If you want to give a gift that says "Manteca" this Christmas but don't want it to be a can of Armour Star lard with both English and Spanish spellings then the Manteca Museum gift shop might be the right place to search.
The 16th Annual Bob Camden Essay Contest winners were recognized Monday afternoon at the Manteca Unified School District Office where parents gathered to see their sons and daughters from fourth grade through high school being honored for their writing skills.
Students stomped their feet in the bleachers at the East Union High School's large gym as they cheered on their teammates during the Super Quiz last Saturday – the final and most raucous event at the 2015 San Joaquin County Academic Pentathlon for seventh and eighth grade student.s
Darryl Quaresma - a third generation farmer that parlayed starting work in the family dairy at the age 12 into a multi-faceted agricultural businesses - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.