Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region after the Gold Rush in a bid to make a living.
Over the years, Frances Schmiedt has knitted thousands of caps.
Manteca is turning into Joyce Kilmer's kind of town.
Caroline Thibodeau and Brock Elliott were classmates in third grade at the old Yosemite School in Manteca.
Redevelopment agency funds are assuring that Manteca's homeless families will have a shelter to turn to for at least the next 55 years.
Danail Dodd, 20, who was reported missing since late last Saturday night has called home and told his family members that he is fine and now living out of the area.
LATHROP - The snow has started falling in Lathrop.
World War II veteran Ed Kaslin hobbled on crutches, seemingly oblivious to the raw pain from the surgery he had on both knees less than a week ago.
A group of almost a dozen teenagers will know by the end of this weekend what it feels like to be hungry.
Art Smith stood in formation Thursday afternoon with members of the VFW Post 6311 Color Guard waiting patiently for the time to shift his weapon, drop his weapon, and ultimately fire in the volley that comprised the 21-gun salute.
RIPON - In the shade of a giant evergreen and before a memorial wall of veterans past, Ripon celebrated its Veterans' Day Thursday with a choreographed presentation of speeches, song and prayer.
It might be more than 40 years after he wrapped up his service to the United States Navy, but Dave Steffy is still receiving recognition for his efforts during the Vietnam War.
Evelyn Prouty hasn't cut her own lawn for three weeks.
It is beginning to look like hundreds of struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will go without a traditional turkey meal on Thanksgiving and may have to settle for food bank staples such as macaroni and cheese.
What was supposed to be a carefree and relaxing cruise to Mexico has been anything but for four Manteca residents trapped on board the disabled Carnival Splendor that has been floating in Mexican waters since Monday.
Enforcement and rebates to save water are trumping further restrictions so far in the Manteca Citizens Committee on Water Conservation's deliberations.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is not going to sign documents that say they will comply with the curtailment order issued to pre-1914 water right holders nearly two weeks ago by the state Department of Water Resources.
The Spring Creek Golf and Country Club usually gets nostalgic come this time of the year.
The Manteca Unified School District board wanted to do as much as possible to make Tuesday's meeting about the appointment of a trustee to fill the vacant term left by Alexander Bronson's resignation.
The California Attorney General's office stunned senior water rights holders in San Joaquin County Superior Court Tuesday by stating State Water Resources Control Board curtailment orders have no teeth.
Nicholas Tejeda will be leaving Doctors Hospital of Manteca on July 3 as its chief executive officer for a similar post in El Paso at the Sierra Providence East Medical Center.
The sun shaved $1.4 million off the Manteca Unified electricity bill during the first full year that solar panels were in place at 25 campuses and the district office complex.
The Manteca Unified School District Board of Education hasn't agreed on much lately.
Alexandria Place is a proposed 4.79 acre housing development nestled along the main intersections of Doak Boulevard and Vera Avenue in Ripon.
Villa Ticino West - a 760-home neighborhood approved in 2004 - is gearing up to move forward.
Some people look at a library and just see books.
Six people received major injuries in two collisions at the Airport Way and Lathrop Road intersection within 14 hours of each - one around 9 p.m. Sunday night and the other before 11 a.m. Monday.
Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) train and rail service is launching a new text-messaging program for riders looking to receive real-time responses specific to their travel.
Manteca's public safety personnel are teaming up in a bid to keep things as safe and sane as possible in the week leading up to the Fourth of July.
When Chuck and Terri Palmer first set out to send a batch of packages to their son-in-law who had been deployed to Iraq so that his guys could have a slice of home, they had no idea how big that single gesture would become.