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.
The Manteca Children's Foundation will be hosting a Family Fun and Fitness Expo on Saturday, May 23.
Weeds have greeted visitors at Manteca's front door – the Highway 99/Yosemite Avenue interchange – since the original structure was constructed in 1955.
RIPON - A city-wide electrical outage took most of the power out in the Ripon community shortly before 7:30 p.m. Sunday night as temperatures were still in the 90s after a scorching day of triple-digit above normal temperatures.
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.
This past week the Boys and Girls Clubs of Manteca and Lathrop held an art contest with the help of Staples store and a Glen Pew, a local artist and woodworker.
CenterPoint Properties is getting ready to spend $360,000 on environmental and master plan studies needed to turn empty fields into a teeming employment complex with 4 million square feet.
Most people look at a wall and see just a wall. Tom and Gayl Wilson see walls as a potential way to showcase the culture, history, economy, people, and art of Manteca.
The 24-Hour "Relay for Life" American Cancer Society fundraiser and awareness event took place at Sierra High's Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium. The Relay for Life event ends today at 9 a.m.
East Union will no longer be known as the cemetery with no name come this Memorial Day.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca recognized their health care nurses and other staff members Wednesday as part of the National Nurses Week and National Hospital and Healthcare Week.
Editor's note: The following is Jeff Tilton's Facebook post about the Bank of the West hostage situation in Stockton on Wednesday.
A Tactical Tacos fundraiser is being held on Friday, August, 8, to benefit the Manteca and Ripon Tactical Officers Association at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, from 6 until 11 p.m. Tickets are $30 and includes tacos, two drink tickets and door prizes.
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.