Phil Waterford knows that times are tough for families during this holiday season.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history as the first decade of the 21st century draws to a close.
The Manteca Bulletin will not be publishing a Christmas edition on Friday so employees and carriers can spend the holiday with their families.
Scenes from the Boys & Girls Club Christmas party.
Scenes from Wednesday's performance of "The Reason for the Season" that took place at Manteca's Fellowship Baptist Church.
It was "a lot like Christmas" for the senior residents and their family members at The Commons at Union Ranch retirement center Tuesday night.
Phyllis Abram was more than curious when she saw a ride-along with a Manteca municipal refuse collector on the live auction board at the Boys & Girls Club telethon.
It wasn't the Great Stock Market Crash of 1929 that was the defining economic development for Manteca in the 1920s.
For the most part, tattoos are permanent.
Manteca municipal garbage will not be picked up on Friday which is Christmas Day.
Boys & Girls Club member profile
"The Reason for the Season" Christmas play is being presented by the Fellowship Baptist Church tonight at 7 p.m.
On Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, Manteca Ford-Mercury in partnership with The Place of Refuge Church will be offering a free Christmas Eve breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. continuing until 11 a.m.
They came in waves.
LATHROP - The Lathrop Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a man believed to have exposed himself to a young girl Tuesday afternoon.
Millions of people tuned in to the last season premiere of the epic motorcycle crime drama that is "Sons of Anarchy" Tuesday night.
The rules have been set now that the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation has completed a major part of renovations to the Ripon High track and stadium.
It was a Price is Right moment. Others used Vanna White of Wheel of Fortune fame for analogy.
Manteca's new Wound Center was the focal point of the Chamber of Commerce weekly coffee Wednesday morning and a dream come true for Kathy McKenzie, a longtime employee of Doctors Hospital of Manteca.
Manteca Unified has numerous portable classrooms.
Volunteers can do their part to rid the Stanislaus River of trash on Saturday, Sept. 20.
LATHROP – There's no way that Geoffrey Lum-Perez would ever get on a plane.
Two Grammy-nominated and Dove Award winners are performing at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church.
San Joaquin County Supervisor Bob Elliott and his wife Debbie are hosting the Saturday Senior Breakfast on Sept. 13 at 9 a.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 250 Cherry Lane.
The Manteca High School Class of 1979 is having a 35th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Chez Shari restaurant in the Manteca Golf Course.
The hum of harvest machines in San Joaquin County's almond orchards started two weeks ahead of schedule this year.
Ferdinand "Ferdie" Delima's face is tightly scrunched, and his biceps bulge like balloons as he mentally counts while each hand firmly holds on to a 30-pound weight.
Growth – specifically the building of homes – is drawing rumblings from more Manteca residents.