The spirits are with us – the spirits of Clementine "Mull" Mulholland and Talbot Kendall – who for years were central figures in the Ripon Almond Festival along with longtime mayor Ed Feichtmeir.
Manteca's 385 municipal workers are agreeable to taking a 3.8 percent pay cut starting in July to help the city weather its approaching budget crisis.
Manteca – sometime later this year – is expected to seek bids to landscape the main entrance to the city at the recently completed Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue interchange.
Many of Manteca's neighboring cities are laying off municipal workers as the ripple effect of the housing meltdown is sending property taxes plunging and curtailing consumer spending.
The Manteca Quilters Guild is pulling out all the stops to commemorate its 30th anniversary.
The Pink Lady volunteers at Doctors Hospital Manteca received their annual pins representing nearly 20,000 hours served at the hospital during luncheon at Chez Shari's at the Manteca golf course.
The Best of Manteca is getting better.
During his playing days, Raleigh C. Owens was known for his great athletic ability and uncanny leaping ability.
The seven-week Manteca Police Citizens' Academy kicks off on Wednesday with classes starting at 6:30 p.m. and continues for three hours.
For Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory owner Vinnie Bhan, Valentine's Day serves up an extra sweet helping of business that equated to a cash register ringing nonstop almost all day.
Manteca's spring fair is at a crossroads.
The last McMansion sold by Seeno Homes in late 2004 set a record that has never been challenged - $750,000 for a new Manteca tract home.
JC Penney - one of the nation's largest department store retailers - is officially opening nine new stores nationwide on Friday, March 6, including a Manteca location in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at the Highway 120 Bypass and Union Road.
Manteca developer Marie Raymus is once again making it possible for the Give Every Child a Chance bowl-a-thon to take place on all 48-lanes at Manteca Bowl and Family Fun Center.
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.
The homeless debate at Library Park is about to become political.
Lightning didn't strike David Fitzgerald dead on Wednesday night.
Two days of police skills competitions face some 35 teams of teenage police explorers from throughout California and as far away as Honolulu on Friday and Saturday at Ripon High School for the Fourth Annual Central Valley Explorer Challenge.
A fire described as suspicious caused $150,000 in damages to a Manteca home at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night in the 200 block of El Capitan Avenue.
Hundreds - if not thousands - of Lathrop and Manteca residents with government insured home mortgages could avoid spending well over $2,000 a year if future growth ends up bankrolling levees to withstand a 200-year flood.
Second Saturday volunteers helped get work started on upgrading the exterior appearance of HOPE Ministries' seven transitional housing units in the neighborhood east of Doctors Hospital.
LATHROP – Politics can get nasty in Lathrop.
Just their presence alone has prompted a subsequent counter-gathering by those on the other side of the fence.
A combined flea market / yard sale?
If 200-year flood protection isn't secured - or at least a financial and implementation plan in place by July 1, 2016 - development of the Great Wolf Resort and family entertainment zone, The Trails at Manteca, and other residential projects in southwest Manteca won't take place.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustees vice president Evelyn Moore filed her candidate's papers Monday at the San Joaquin County Registrar's Office in Stockton.
She did what she was supposed to do.
A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.
Jaden Powell's favorite subject in school is science.