She burst onto the scene last year as an 11-year-old with a voice that captivated not only the audience but the singers she was competing against that had years of experience under their belts.
Manteca leaders are backing an effort to sue the state over a $2.05 billion raid on local redevelopment agency money that the California Legislature seized to balance the state budget.
Since his painting, "The Harvest Continues," won first place in the 2007 Mural Society of California Mural Symposium held in Manteca, Jessie Marinas' gigantic masterpiece has won seven prestigious prizes throughout the United States.
A couple weeks ago we cancelled our two Sunday services at Crossroads and engaged everyone (young and old) in one of 22 community projects in the area. that was dubbed "Takin'' It To The Streets."
Manteca retail sales are expected to fall by almost $100 million when the current municipal fiscal year ends June 30, 2010.
It's not a crime being homeless
Police Chief Dave Bricker has secured assurance from City Manager Steve Pinkerton that Manteca's Police staffing will not drop below 55 sworn officers.
The Maestro is back for another evening of music at the Delicato Family Vineyards.
An off-duty Manteca police officer returning from Stockton on Highway 99 at French Camp Road recognized a 1982 Chevy Caprice as it cut him off as the suspect vehicle in a Saturday afternoon armed robbery in Manteca.
Homecoming is this week at Manteca High.
Growing up on a ranch Jennifer Gomez spent most of her childhood caring for all sorts of healthy, happy farm animals like sheep, cows, chickens, and rabbits.
Is a Red Robin the first sign of the start of an economic recovery in Manteca?
Two seats are up for grabs on the Ripon City Council come November.
The late Les Reile made a habit of feeding the hungry in Manteca, Ripon, Escalon and Stockton.
Here's yet another sign of the times. The demise of family-owned dairy farm operations. In many cases, the dairy farm has been handed down from one generation to the next.
By JASON CAMPBELL
LATHROP – Last year Lathrop collected $350,000 in hotel taxes.
There is a good reason these days why California has happy cows, as touted in the Milk Advisory Board-backed television advertising. It's the same reason that could put a happy smile on the faces of dairy farmers in the Golden State.
If you wait for your dad's shoes, you'll wait all your life.
The day started at 5 a.m. for the Curnejo family. Jaime and wife Velma, and their older children, were up before the break of dawn – winter, spring, summer and fall. No fail. They had nearly 200 cows to milk in the barn.
These are busy days at the FESM Hall in Manteca.
It's been 14 years since the United States drought monitor went into effect.
Thirty young Japanese students are looking for host families this summer. They will be arriving on July 26 and will be in Manteca until Aug 26. During that time, the students who are between the ages of 13 and 17, will be attending classes to be held at St. Mary of the Virgin Anglican Church at the corner of Cottage and Louise avenues in Manteca.
LATHROP – There hasn't been a dam failure in Northern California for almost half a century.
He's been on one of the most beloved American comedy series' of all time.
You will reduce your water use.
Several dozen cars stopped.