Two fundraisers for the Manteca High Sober Grad Committee are taking place this week.
The Rev. Quincy McClain and the Southside Christian Church are again offering a summer event to reach out to help change the lives of hundreds of youth who live in what is one of Manteca's most notorious at-risk neighborhoods for gang influences – Southside.
Manteca's Convention & Visitors Bureau is going where the tourists go – The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
It wasn't high noon but for water evaporation and landscape irrigation it couldn't come at a worst time.
RIPON – The political stalemate over a frontage road that three municipal agencies all fail to find common ground on might have just made an unexpected turn.
LATHROP – If Lathrop were a patient and its budget woes the fatal diagnosed disease, it would be dead in four and a half months if it doesn't get the necessary and immediate life-saving cure.
By VINCE REMBULAT
Greg Miller could have done a lot of things when he completed his optometry education at the University of California, Berkeley.
Manteca was anything but a prosperous bustling community back in early 1909.
RIPON - "Captain Ron" would have been proud to witness the parade of fire trucks snaking their way down Wilma Avenue in Ripon Saturday morning representing five fire departments on their way to his memorial service.
High tech cameras and the old-fashioned concept of neighbors looking out for each other is how Manteca Police are planning to step up efforts to make city parks even safer despite the department being 14 positions short due to the budget crisis.
Nineteen year old Eric Medina has big plans for the summer. He is leaving his family, friends and all that is familiar for the first time and heading oversees on a two-week mission trip to Tanzania, Africa. Whether he is serving in his church (Sequoia Baptist Church) during Vacation Bible School, dinner theater, youth band or the annual Christmas living nativity or simply helping out in the community, Eric has always had a deep desire to go wherever God calls him. So it was no surprise then that Eric responded with an emphatic "yes" when he felt God tugging on ...
It was shortly after Keri Tapia's mother passed away that she really started to pay attention to fitness.
Manteca's murals now grace the pages of a new 186-page art book targeted for release in June.
The pace of residential building tripled during April in Manteca with developers starting 37 new single homes.
Manteca reduced irrigation of municipal parks to allow overall water consumption in August to drop 11 percent over August 2013.
Names of three school campuses were left of the text for the $159 million Manteca Unified School District bond on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Complaints against the homeless dumping trash out of Toters and littering neighborhood streets in search of recyclables is prompting the City of Manteca to launch a pilot program using locked residential Toters.
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.
The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.
The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.
A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.