The last thing that the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District is supposed to be thinking about in January is how best to fight grass fires.
LATHROP – Reservoirs are drying up. Mountains are bare. And experts are worried that the beautiful weather that has kept winter balmy and comfortable will soon lead to a crisis in California.
Manteca Scout Troop 423 members Brandon Rogers, Thomas Trzcinski and Connor Schmitz were awarded the rank of Eagle at a recent Court of Honor.
Manteca's tribute to "The Greatest Generation" is up next on the to-do list of civic murals.
The unthinkable is nine days away from happening.
Fire completely engulfed a 35-foot-long motor coach Tuesday afternoon on northbound Interstate 5.
The Manteca VFW Jimmy Connors Post 6311 may soon have a new home.
Meteorologists, farmers and skiers aren't the only ones praying for wet weather.
By the end of her first workout at CORE Athletic Performance, Susan McCreath thought she might be sick in the parking lot.
It's not too tough to guess the No. 1 topic of conversation these days around the doctors' lounge at Doctors Hospital of Manteca.
Manteca's downtown corridor will be filled with the sound of horns and trumpets on Sunday evening.
LATHROP – It has a long and fairly technical name.
John Scharf gathered a group of children outside the gym doors, handing out garbage bags and a history lesson.
The hunt is on.
Copper thieves ripping off boxes that service street lights are costing Manteca taxpayers $95,000 a year.
Second Harvest Food Bank received a $50,000 check from Dot Foods of Modesto to cover the cost of more than 91,000 nutritious meals for struggling families in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties and nearby foothill communities.
The envisioned Moffat Boulevard Community Hall - the future home of Manteca's Veterans of Foreign Wars post - is a testimonial to perseverance, ingenuity, and municipal staff's can-do attitude.
Early morning before the sun peeks over the rim of the eastern horizon finds husband and wife Sai Saelee and Fahm Saechao at their small farm plot on West Yosemite Avenue.
LATHROP – Barber poles let people know where they can get a trim.
The Portuguese Fraternal Society of America, in cooperation with Fagundes Meats & Catering in Manteca, is coming to the aid of a family in need.
Manteca's next neighborhood park is honoring fallen Marine Corporal Charles O. Palmer II.
Six years ago Juvenal Lechuga was a Nile Garden School eighth grader struggling to overcome bone cancer.
A month ago, the Make-A-Wish Foundation brought Riley Simmons' wildest dreams to life, surprising the 11-year-old cancer survivor with a Hawaiian vacation.
LATHROP – Once it's open it will be one of the best public skate parks in Northern California.
When it comes to policy, the City of Ripon and the Ripon Consolidated Fire District may soon have one in place that mirrors itself.
An opportunity to quiz the three candidates vying for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent will take place on Thursday, April 24.
It's a major undertaking: Make Manteca's official color green.
It was supposed to carry Manteca into the advertising future.
It was a shocker Tuesday morning for seven graduating high school seniors who were giving speeches in what they thought was the final competition for the Central Valley of Association's one and only college scholarship award.
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