Manteca's strike team fighting the Santa Cruz fire near the Bonny Doon community of Swanson expects to be on the fire line for another three to four days, according to Manteca Interim Fire Chief Kirk Waters.
First, unknown would-be Tiger Woods were using the grass at the East Union Cemetery to practice their golf swing. They left several dozen evidences behind which rather ticked off cemetery cleanup volunteers.
First there were the Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police.
Scenes from Saturday's United Bacarreneos of America's annual membership meeting conducted at Stonebridge's Sangalang Park in Lathrop.
Manteca is receiving at least $4.8 million in federal stimulus funds with efforts underway to secure even more.
LATHROP – Not even the drive from Elk Grove would have kept Loyd Helmick from his chance to meet some of the stars of the FX action/drama 'Sons of Anarchy.'
On the opening night of the 2009 Manteca Idol's debut at Chez Shari restaurant, the trio of Robin Glover, Judi Hoagland, and Katelyn Johnson impressed the judges enough to earn themselves a spot in the next round.
The bleakest stretch of the Tidewater Bikeway that doubles as a 34-acre linear park through Manteca's heart may soon sport 250 trees.
The Highway 99 at Main Street overcrossing in Manteca will have ramp delays next weekend to accommodate Caltrans landscaping work.
LATHROP – You aren't going to find the California city of Charming by looking on any conventional map.
Photos from the vigil held Sunday at First Baptist Church for Tevanie Deanne Lutz.
RIPON – It's been almost a decade since Charles Harris first approached the Ripon City Council with the idea of using a 23-acre parcel he owns as a water bank and recharge station to replenish the groundwater supply in the area outside of Ripon's city limits.
Low-income residents of San Joaquin County will be able to obtain free government-surplus food, Thursday, Aug. 20, at locations throughout San Joaquin County. Distribution will continue until supplies are exhausted.
Pedestrians no longer have to walk on the edge of travel lanes to avoid large pools of water during the rainy season or cross rutted ground during dry weather while walking on the northern side of East Yosemite Avenue between Cottage Avenue and Powers Avenue.
RIPON – Federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds will help make traveling Highway 99 through Ripon safer.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustees vice president Evelyn Moore filed her candidate's papers Monday at the San Joaquin County Registrar's Office in Stockton.
She did what she was supposed to do.
A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.
Jaden Powell's favorite subject in school is science.
Arguably the most ambitious private-public partnership ever undertaken by the City of Manteca - the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone that could be anchored by a Great Wolf Resort - is about to get another player.
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.