Mel Picanco sold safe and sane fireworks years ago in Sacramento.
Bill Brown brushed aside the balmy summer air Tuesday evening and continued browsing for the perfect ear of corn at the Manteca Farmer's Market.
Ernestine Phillips is your classic traditional farmer's wife.
The second annual Babe Gotshall Benefit Concert will be held on Thursday, July 29, in the St. Anthony's Catholic Church cafeteria.
The Manteca Branch Library will present Wet 'N Wetter Relays Thursday, July 8, at 3 p.m.
FRENCH CAMP - Cynthia Henry is on the search for memories of French Camp of old to add to her manuscript about the San Joaquin County community.
WILLIAMS - A motorcycle touring group will explore the Historic Old Highway 99 road in California, departing from Williams and passing through Manteca.
The race-track name is gone. Now, the once incongruously named Bay Meadows Park that has been home for many years to the Boys and Girls Club on Alameda Street proudly proclaims a new name: Bobette and Charlie Giles Park.
RIPON - It's a restaurant filled with 30 years of memories including the "Barney Burger" where Ripon chef John Mangelos is hosting a bang-up celebration Saturday with beer sold at 1980 prices.
Safety first isn't just a slogan. It's a way of saving money.
Not even triple-digit temperatures were able to stop Manteca Police Sergeant Mike Aguilar from doing his part to help the community.
LATHROP – The sidewalk drainage repairs in front of Valverde Park, the Community Center and Senior Center that will start the week of July 12 will not have any major impact on vehicle and foot traffic to these public areas, according to city officials.
RIPON - A group of 12 English gentlemen and their ladies from Ripon, England competed for the coveted silver cup on Ripon's Spring Creek Golf Course links in an exchange of friendships that has lasted 32 years both here and in Great Britain.
Making San Joaquin County bicycle friendly for commuters and recreational cyclists carries a price tag of $43.9 million.
LATHROP - It's been a year since tragedy struck the Lum family in Lathrop with the untimely death of the then-29-year-old University of California, Berkeley graduate Jeremy Lum.
Students stomped their feet in the bleachers at the East Union High School's large gym as they cheered on their teammates during the Super Quiz last Saturday – the final and most raucous event at the 2015 San Joaquin County Academic Pentathlon for seventh and eighth grade student.s
Manteca water use dropped 30 percent in April.
A walk down her garden paths reminds Karen Pearsall of family.
Scott Heaton - described as a "go to guy" - is the City of Manteca's 2014 Employee of the Year.
Darryl Quaresma - a third generation farmer that parlayed starting work in the family dairy at the age 12 into a multi-faceted agricultural businesses - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
A brand new Jayco Motorhome sustained an estimated $7,000 in damages when a couple taking the vehicle on a test drive were rear ended by a late model Honda Accord.
Manteca's first single family neighborhood featuring all lots smaller than 6,000 feet under zoning changes put in place in 2012 to encourage more affordable housing is before the City Council Tuesday for final approval.
Manteca Unified School District last month recognized those selected for Educators of the Year.
Life saving memories and fleeting words of caution are often shared at the Every 15 Minutes program every year during the two-day event at Manteca High's Gus Schmiedt Field. This year was no different.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1051 is asking for a $50,000 loan from the City of Manteca in order to furnish the new Manteca Veterans Center being built on Moffat Boulevard in time for the July 4 grand opening.
About 15 years, the City of Ripon entered into a long-term lease with Jack Tone Golf, LP.
Conserving water has cost Manteca $1,020,300 since July 1.
A young Vietnamese boy owed his life to U.S. Army pilots who rescued him from a dusty trail where he had been left for dead after being clubbed in the head by Viet Cong soldiers.
Manteca - based on trends as of Jan. 1, 2015 - could push 75,000 residents this year.
John "Jack" Thomson - among the top 30 California high school coaches for overall baseball wins - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.