Ken Wesela knows how to put smiles on the faces of people.
Crivello Estates – a 65-home semi-custom neighborhood planned for the northern extension of Vasconellos Avenue in East Manteca – may end up with at least three firsts for Manteca.
The Manteca Community Emergency Preparedness & Safety Fair took place Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Manteca Stake at the Northland Road stake house.
Zephyr was the opening act for the reggae funk band Braata during a concert Friday at the Main Street Café.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams will be sponsoring a community wide Independence Day Fireworks event at Big League Dreams on Friday July 3.
Manteca could stabilize its power costs by switching to renewable energy sources.
There's a "Little Chef" at David and Sylvia's Restaurant creating his own signature mini-pizzas.
Jason Elenes enjoys the Family Unity Night in the Neighborhood.
Sister Ann Venita Britto and Cecilia D'Mello go back to their days in India.
Andrew Ramos didn't quite know what he was going to put down on paper when Calla Principal Lindsay Munoz called him and asked him to write a speech for the school's graduation.
Manteca firefighters responded to a fire at an ag department storage building that also damaged the side of a portable classroom shortly after 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.
Before Steve Winter retired from his position as Manteca High School principal this year, he didn't have to venture very far to see the impact his family has made on the town.
Hunger is a 24/7 problem.
LATHROP – If you think a golf tournament is all about fun at the links, think again.
Bingo is back at St. Anthony's. Not in the form of a weekly fund-raiser for the school as it was for many years. This time, its comeback is a short two-day entertainment venue incorporated into the annual Harvest Festival set for the weekend of Sept. 20-21.
Normally it's Carol Davis that has to visit Congressman Jeff Denham's office to ask for money.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.
Amazon's 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center off of Chrissman Road in rural Tracy was a feather in the cap for the South County when the company began distribution operations last fall.
The Manteca Pregnancy Help Center is marking three high-water marks this year.
Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.
The 29th annual Our Lady of Fatima celebration at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon will be held Friday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Aug. 31. The public is invited.
Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.
Many older schools in Manteca Unified are showing their age. That is evidenced in the number of repairs and upgrades that they need, as shown in a draft project list that was prepared and presented to the Board of Trustees at the beginning of the year.
Boy Scout merit badges are about learning skills to help frame a positive life in whatever profession they choose.
NAPA (AP) - The strongest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California's wine country.
Last month, the City of Ripon saved 8.7 percent in total water consumption based a numbers from a year ago.
LATHROP – It didn't matter to Darwinder Dhoot that 77 percent of those that voted in November of 2012 wanted it.
The Napa Valley area is under a state of emergency following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck between Napa and American Canyon at 3:20 a.m. today. This was the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, almost 25 years ago.
There are busy seasons.