It may be furlough Friday for many government offices. Their loss. But for many employees in private businesses who don't have the mandatory day off to save the budget, today is come-to-work-as-scary-or-nice-as-you-dare-to-be.
Manteca this weekend has everything from a mad scientist invading a neighborhood to trunk and treat events for kids plus numerous parties for adults to celebrate Halloween.
Kayla Miller was moved by the LINK production of "Hiding."
Kayla Miller and Edna Magana can thank the Boys and Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop for providing better understanding of their community.
Kirk Waters knows just how big of a difference the Boys & Girls Club can make in a young person's life.
Members of the Health Occupations Students of America at Manteca Unified are preparing to host another "Trunk or Treat" Sunday.
Future Manteca residents in the Austin Road Business Park calling 9-1-1 for a medical emergency might just see a Manteca Fire Department engine and a Ripon Consolidated Fire District ambulance pull up in front of their home.
Halloween is a time for dressing up in costume and having a good time.
It's not supposed to happen - according to the cable TV financial talking heads - but Florsheim Homes has already sold eight homes in the fifth phase of the Valley Blossom neighborhood without any buyer even inspecting a model.
The days are winding down at the Manteca Senior Center for John Boore.
Two homeless encampments near Spreckels Park retail stores have been cleaned out by city crews and transients ousted by Manteca Police.
At this time of the year, almond farmers like Richard Phillips and Don Putz start playing cat and mouse with Mother Nature.
Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring received a generous donation for Wednesday's annual Halloween luncheon.
In order to make Maple Avenue merchants happy those along the south side of the 200 block of West Yosemite Avenue may end up paying the price.
By day, Richard Feuerstein works with medical equipment.
A Tracy motorist was ordered to stand trial for his part in a June 11 road rage incident on Highway 99.
Baby JoJo, an 18-month-old toddler involved in a Fathers' Day crash at Airport Way and Lathrop Road, died of his injuries Wednesday at the Oakland Children's Hospital.
Farmers in at least two California irrigation districts - South San Joaquin and Oakdale - are considering whether to ignore a letter from the state calling for historic cuts in water use during the drought, a lawyer said Thursday.
Manteca Unified is launching educational tours for community members this fall to help people understand how the Going Digital initiative is being used to enhance learning in the classroom.
Vince Hernandez believes the time has come for serious movement toward the city expanding Manteca's library facilities.
A bookmobile is coming to a Manteca park near you.
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.