"To own firearms is to affirm that freedom is not a gift from the government… As the Founding Fathers knew well, a government that does not trust its honest law-abiding, taxpaying citizens with the means of self-defense is not worthy of trust." – Jeffrey Snyder in his essay "A Nation of Cowards"
LATHROP - Helping to grow jobs and improve the City of Lathrop's business climate is at the top of Steve Carrigan's list each day as he walks into City Hall.
Privatization of the Manteca municipal golf course maintenance won't reduce city costs significantly.
Manteca will conduct a Memorial Day parade in a bid to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice serving America.
The second annual Every 15 Minutes Shrimp Feed is set for Saturday, February 20, at the Manteca Senior Center in support of the proactive drinking and driving program for high school students.
A new program combining tennis instruction and mentoring is being offered at the Manteca Tennis Center for fourth through eighth graders.
Nat Bolden and The State of Mind Band are back by popular demand.
If anyone could be described as a genuinely caring human being, longtime Manteca florist Joseph D. "Joe" Naranjo would get my vote hands down with his infectious smile and charismatic personality.
LATHROP – During a two-week period in the summer late last year, a quiet residential neighborhood at Mossdale Landing in Lathrop was hit by a rash of brazen daytime criminal activities.
It's the biggest fundraiser of the year for Give Every Child a Chance.
"Policing in a new economy" is all about strategically getting the most bang out of the buck with fewer officers and resources, Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker told Rotarians at their Thursday noon meeting at Isadore's Restaurant.
A Stockton man convicted of second degree robbery, possession of controlled substances, and using a firearm in commission of a felony wants a Manteca municipal vendor's license so he can operate a hot dog catering van on city streets.
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.
Villa Ticino West - a 760-home neighborhood approved in 2004 - is gearing up to move forward.
Some people look at a library and just see books.
Six people received major injuries in two collisions at the Airport Way and Lathrop Road intersection within 14 hours of each - one around 9 p.m. Sunday night and the other before 11 a.m. Monday.
Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) train and rail service is launching a new text-messaging program for riders looking to receive real-time responses specific to their travel.
Manteca's public safety personnel are teaming up in a bid to keep things as safe and sane as possible in the week leading up to the Fourth of July.
When Chuck and Terri Palmer first set out to send a batch of packages to their son-in-law who had been deployed to Iraq so that his guys could have a slice of home, they had no idea how big that single gesture would become.
Now that the school year has ended and the freedom of summer vacation has begun, Scott and Tracey Sylvester have one agenda for their six kids.
Eight farmers in the South San Joaquin Irrigation District have already run out of water with almost four months left in the growing season.