The stark reality of the Memorial Day observance on Monday hit home hard when it was announced at the beginning of the program at East Union Cemetery that one of Manteca's own sons serving in Afghanistan had been wounded in the chest.
It was a rag-tag fleet of vehicles from a World War II Jeep Willy and 1965 Mustang convertible to a slew of PT Cruisers and even a Bentley that made their way down Yosemite Avenue late Monday morning.
Library Park – once the site of one of Manteca's first baseball diamonds – could be well on its way to being a true downtown square by this time next year.
Sister Ann Venita of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church is inviting all seniors to the annual celebration of the feast day of the church's patron saint.The sit-down luncheon will be held in the St. Anthony's School gym from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 9. Admission is free; however, all is encouraged to bring friends along. One does not have to be a Catholic to attend. For more information, call 823-7197.
Two-year-old Alexandria Marrero was the youngest member of the audience that attended the annual Memorial Day observance at the Ripon Cemetery on Monday.
LATHROP – The combination of Pastor Mike Dillman's Vietnam War testimony and the solemn tolling of the bell during the roll call of Lathrop's fallen veterans made for a stirring and poignant Memorial Day observance on Monday.
A special group of men led Monday's Memorial Day parade – all having served in the military in World War II and now in their 80s and 90s.
Manteca's downtown farmers market returns to Library Park today from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. to start a weekly run through the end of August.
Phil Waterford asked for a moment of silence.
They fought in the Battle of the Bulge, on the beaches at Normandy, on Iwo Jima, in North Africa, and on countless other battlefields.
Manteca's most popular ongoing summer diversion – the downtown farmers market – returns to Library Park Tuesday.
It was a golf cart challenge between some 15 to 20 residents of the Del Webb at Woodbridge community in the northeast section of Manteca Saturday morning – an event where laughing was more important than winning..
It could have been the story of the Navy Seal who gave his life so others could live, or the 5,800 crosses honoring those who paid the ultimate price for freedom.
Gold Star Mothers and family members from throughout the Northern San Joaquin Valley gathered Saturday to honor their soldiers and sailors who sacrificed their lives for their country while feeling each others everlasting grief.
The private sector is showing signs of growing confidence in the possibility of the new housing sector rebounding in Manteca during the next two or so years.
Manteca's elected leaders will decide whether to celebrate the Fourth of July on the actual day or move the city's aerial fireworks display to July 3.
Alex Hildebrand was an engineer by training and a farmer by vocation.
Did you have pets as a child? What was your favorite color? How many siblings did you have? What was your favorite subject in school?
Only one more roadblock remains before South San Joaquin Irrigation District can legally make an offer to buy PG&E retail electrical facilities in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
A South County water emergency could be declared by month's end.
When Jon Walkup first got behind a camera it was a camcorder he borrowed from his parents and attached to a tripod designed to take film photos.
Jim Todd drives by countless yards each day with citrus trees bursting with nutritious oranges, tangerines, lemons, and grapefruit.
An edict from Sacramento bureaucrats amid a severe drought crisis is prompting the South San Joaquin Irrigation District to suspend efforts to save enough water a year to meet all of the annual needs of a city the size of Tracy.
The Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) Antone E. Raymus, 16th Annual Bowl-A-Thon takes place Saturday, Feb. 28.
A 24-year-old knife-wielding man in front of a Lathrop coffee shop on Harlan Road south of Lathrop forced the evacuation of the entire SaveMart center shortly after the noon hour on Tuesday kept police at bay for more than three hours before being taken into custody.
The bee invasion is underway.
Quinn Higginbotham loved the Pregnancy Help Center's inaugural crab feed so much she felt compelled to call in her food review.
The new Lathrop Road interchange is expected to attract more highway commercial and retail seeking easy freeway access to Manteca.
LATHROP – There's nothing new about the City of Lathrop holding a goal-setting session.
Weston Elementary School is scheduled to be re-open on time for the 2015-16 school year.