The first day of winter Monday coincided with the last day of business for the season at Beck's Holiday Specialties.
Health care reform, home foreclosures, unemployment, immigration and even Social Security benefits were among the concerns of those attending Rep. Jerry McNerney's ongoing "Congress at Your Corner" meeting at the Manteca Branch Library.
RIPON - The vividly colorful poinsettias at Park Greenhouse are not the only big attractions this Christmas.
Hundreds of Manteca homeowners went without power Monday night after a power foul up blacked out several city blocks around the Manteca Police Department – encompassing all of Mayors Park and the majority of the businesses along Center Street from Union Road all the way down to the Manteca Skate Park.
Conserve water and pay less.
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.
Manteca Police have joined law enforcement across the state as part of California's 18-day holiday DUI crackdown campaign.
The eyes of Ripon Police are upon you if you break the law in that city.
Steve Stricker didn't quite know what he was going to do for his last minute Christmas shopping.
Christmas is a heart and soul time of the year – a theme that Sister Ann found running through the annual luncheon she organized for hundreds of senior citizens last Friday with singing, dancing, and remembering Christmases past.
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.
Is there a true benefit to volunteering?
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.
Arguably the most ambitious private-public partnership ever undertaken by the City of Manteca - the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone that could be anchored by a Great Wolf Resort - is about to get another player.
Two seats are up for grabs on the Ripon City Council come November.
The late Les Reile made a habit of feeding the hungry in Manteca, Ripon, Escalon and Stockton.