Manteca has come a long way since purchasing its first motorized fire truck - a new 1920 Ford combination pump and chemical engine - that cost $4,000 and came equipped with ladders to reach the second floor.
The Festa do Espirito Santo Manteca (FESM) is starting off a string of back-to-back crab feeds.
RIPON - The operating budget for the Ripon Memorial Library might soon get a large boost.
Manteca is about to become the Northern California Pickle Ball Mecca for the Over 50 set.
The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley will be half built by mid-year.
New Hope Church has embraced the Chief's Initiative - an effort targeting at risk youths with prevention programs - in a big way.
In the past six years, Jean Alexander has made it to nearly all of the senior citizen luncheons hosted by Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry and Caring.
First Assembly of God Pastor Mike Dillman and dozens upon dozens of other volunteers don't think people should spend Christmas Eve alone.
Jaylen Jackson played several games while enjoying a slice of pizza at Monday's annual Christmas party at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Manteca/Lathrop.
RIPON – Ripon's Board of Education will have to look at how to cut more than $1 million out of their operating budget due to the state's budget crisis.
Traffic tickets in Manteca are up 21 percent.
Manteca's next big thing when it comes to generating good paying jobs won't be the much-ballyhooed Tara Business Park.
Central Valley Motors' owner believes he should be exempt from the city's landscaping rules for his used car lot on the southeast corner of North Main and Alameda streets.
The deadline for nominations for the 2009 Manteca Sports Hall of Distinction is this Wednesday.
The worst flu season in American history led to the building of Manteca's first hospital 90 years ago.
STOCKTON - A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the project Thursday.
A barrage of illegal fireworks set off by a house fire made several hits on a Manteca fire truck and narrowly missed firefighters as they were scrambling to get fire hoses in place at a Thursday evening house fire in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue.
December is three months away. But every moment between now and then will count for a group of young students at Manteca's Universal Dance Company.
Explosions and shooting fireworks raised additional havoc Thursday as a fire swept through a two-story home in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue just two blocks from the Louise Avenue fire station.
Joe Freitas - part of the World War II generation of leaders who returned home from war to lay the ground work for Manteca's future- passed away Thursday. He was 88.
LATHROP – California is facing a water emergency.
It was another day of sad good-byes and warm hugs and loads of memories as Isadore's Restaurant served its last lunch to longtime friends and customers Thursday noon.
TURLOCK – Tim Guerino knows that the model works.
Manteca hit a milestone this year when the city's 60th park was completed.
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.