Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau. Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club. Manteca Chamber of Commerce. Sunrise Kiwanis. Those are just four of the high-profile community non-profits that Steve DeBrum has not only been an active member doing "grunt work" but also has served as president. Those are some of the reasons why the two-term Manteca City Councilman is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2009 on Saturday, May ...
The Sunrise Kiwanis conducted their annual free kids fishing derby Saturday at the Longs Drug Store parking lot on North Main Street.
Crivello Estates - a planned semi-custom neighborhood of 65 homes in East Manteca - is being designed to avoid Vasconcellos Avenue from being turned into a thoroughfare.
Nestles' Coffee plant is gone from the Ripon landscape – but it's not forgotten as being a big part of the city's industrial base.
The annual Boys & Girls Club golf tournament Friday at the Manteca Golf Course raised funds to help provide a positive place for 1,500 youth in Manteca and Lathrop.
RIPON – When the San Joaquin County Public Health Agencies held a meeting more than two years ago to talk about how to prevent a flu pandemic, Ripon Police Chief Richard Bull and Sergeant Don Luthey paid attention.
The 43rd annual Manteca Community Prayer Breakfast was conducted Thursday at the Manteca Senior Center.
The Manteca chapter of the National Association of Letter Carriers holds its 17th National Food Drive this Saturday for the benefit of the needy served through Manteca's St. Vincent de Paul Society.
There are a lot of things that 13-year-old Alex Duarte could have been doing last Saturday. But rather than hitting the basketball court with his friends or playing video games from the comfort of his couch, Duarte was out "painting the town purple" – applying purple ribbons throughout the community to promote awareness for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event that takes place May 16-17. While cancer has always been something that Duarte ...
Presenting health care information to riders on returning Altamont Commuter Express trains is just one of the many reasons Doctors Hospital of Manteca received the Tenet Corporation's Circle of Excellence award for their levels of service, quality and operational performance.
A yard sale this Saturday, May 9, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 165 Watson Ave. benefits the Happy Wheelers.
Non-native minnows so small that you can literally see through them almost sent Manteca's monthly wastewater treatment bills up to $100 per household.
You've been warned. Manteca's weed cops hit the streets on May 15. The nine-day warning gives you time to avoid getting a citation for everything from weeds and rubbish to excessive dirt those firefighters can see in your yard from riding on a fire truck. Firefighters issued 1,272 citations in 2008 down from 1,093 citations in 2007. Of those issued, almost all were cleared by the residents of the property cleaning up the mess and ...
Where else do you celebrate the "Best of Manteca" except in the business that literally put the Mann-teee -kaa! in Manteca – Manteca Trailer & RV.
What do mail carriers and St. Vincent de Paul Society have in common? They are both looking out for the needy in our community. You, too, can help in their philanthropic efforts this Saturday when the National Association of Letter Carriers holds its 17th National Food Drive. And you don't even have to hop in your car or lug a basket full of canned goods to the Society's donation center at St. Anthony of Padua ...
Jessica Becker knows what it's like to be there when her daughter wakes up every morning and when she goes to bed every night – relishing in the bundle of joy and energy that 4-year-old Lauren brings to her family.
What could Manteca do with an extra $1.8 million?
Charlie Jayne Crandall Davis was a happy 6-year-old who wore red-framed glasses, loved to dance and refused to be defined by Down's Syndrome.
It cost just under $30,000 in 1924 to build Manteca's original brick two-story city hall that still stands across from the downtown Library Park.
The speed limit on Cottage Avenue is going to go up by a third.
Jack Miller - a coach and teacher lauded for his "pay-it-forward attitude" - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
When the foreclosure crisis leveled the local economy, June Hum knew she was in for a bad trip.
FUN Club Program Inc. has a new location with more room and amenities. But, according to Rev. Quincy McClain, the message remains the same: "Education, education, education," she said on Friday. McClain is the director for FUN – an acronym for Friday Unity Night in the Neighborhood – for the past six years. The previous five were held at her Southside Christian Church at 314 Locust Ave., Manteca. "Every Friday night after the FUN Club, ...
Moffat Boulevard between Austin Road and Woodward Avenue will be widened to four lanes under a $2.6 million plan to secure employment centers in the first phase of the 1,050-acre Austin Road Business Park. Ramps at the Austin Road and Highway 99 interchange would be widened including allowing the southbound off ramp to 99 to have two left turn lanes and a right turn lane. There would also be traffic signals at the off ramps. ...
Robi and Ray Cornelius describe their Del Webb home's back yard as something akin to a two-lane bowling alley. Yet, the garden that they have created in that limited space is nothing close to a "tunnel vision," as Robi Cornelius puts it.
Bonus bucks may start flowing again.
Shelves and stacks of books, some reaching from floor to ceiling, create a labyrinth inside this Main Street store.
LATHROP – A few months ago it was unofficially known as the "teen center."
Everything from a low rider car show to Mexican bands are part of the free Manteca Cinco de Mayo celebration taking place this Sunday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Library Park in downtown Manteca.
Manteca has bumped Turlock to become the fifth largest city in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.