Thirty luncheon tables – all with different themes – greeted some 300 guests this week to the Manteca Soroptimist Club's annual fund raising luncheon at the MRPS Hall.
TURLOCK – As thousands of area high school and college graduates look proudly toward their futures, one local author also helps them focus on the nuts and bolts of life - literally.
It is one of Manteca's smallest congregations but it isn't preventing Southside Christian Center from striving mightily to tackle one of Manteca's biggest problems – the influence of gangs.
Jim Brown dedicated 38 years of his life serving as a role model for students and athletes alike.
Four days honoring those who served America – from Manteca's most decorated soldier to the latest Manteca soldier to lay down his life for his country - takes place this Friday through Memorial Day.
RIPON - Julian Ortega – the 10-year-old with a winning smile – has captivated the hearts of officers at the Ripon Police Department and especially that of supervisor Linda Johnston.
Heather Bonetti and Bobbie Miller were recently honored by the California Ambulance Association as "Stars of Life" in Sacramento.
Gregory Hartt of Manteca, has successfully completed California Highway Patrol (CHP) cadet training.
RIPON – The concern over a possible power transmission project that could end up severely impacting family farming operations is attracting the attention of the Ripon City Council.
It's a doggone dilemma if there ever was one.
A recipe book has become an inside joke among the women employees and general manager of South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
The hyperbaric chamber sessions that Mauricio Araniz has to undergo aren't cheap.
Manteca Police are looking for the automatic weapons that go with the 1,000 rounds of ammunition they discovered Sunday in a vacated residence in the 1000 block of Mission Ridge Drive.
It all seemed so simple for Leanna Galang when she first decided to adopt-a-soldier as her part to make sure that at least one person fighting for America's freedom in the Middle East got a dose of home.
It's a political paradox.
LATHROP – Planning on having a drink or a toke for the road?
They were bowling buddies and baseball babes. And they unabashedly declare to all, "we are gamblers!"
Vern Gebhardt knows firsthand what an afterschool program can provide children who don't have anywhere else to turn.
The strategy is simple.
Project analyst Jose Jasso is the 2013 City of Manteca Employee of the Year.
LATHROP – Just how clean is that wastewater after it goes through its tertiary treatment and chlorination process?
John Depue is describing the FairTax reform at tonight's meeting of the Manteca Patriots.
Great Wolf - the proposed indoor water park resort weighing whether to build in Manteca - conjures up another animal in the mind of some critics. Water Hog.
Federico Chavez knows the struggles of the field.
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.