Manteca's crab feed season - two and a half months of good food, good friends, and good fun - gets underway in January.
Seth M. Hildebrand was one of five cadets commissioned as a second lieutenant in the California National Guard Friday afternoon through the ROTC training at Fresno State University.
Bad guys aren't wild about the Manteca Police Department's black and white units.
Manteca's pending $8 billion budget deficit is forcing city leaders to rethink several projects including remodeling two existing buildings purchased to provide new headquarters for the police and the fire departments.
Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford didn't like the idea of landscaping bulbs on North Main Street when they were first proposed in July of 2003.
RIPON - It was a year of new faces at the City Council and at the school district, plus challenges and some upbeat news for the city that prides itself as the Almond Capital of the World.
Anthony Montanez was the first baby of the New Year to be born at Doctors Hospital Manteca on Jan. 1.
Bicyclists and walkers today cover the same ground that once hosted a vital Manteca economic link to United States markets.
"Financial peace" is being offered through a series of classes at a Manteca church over the next three months.
RIPON - The Ripon Chamber of Commerce is holding their 47th Annual Almond Blossom Kick Off and Tribute Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 15, at the Ripon Community Center, 334 Fourth St. starting at 6 p.m.
Library Park has been transformed into a winter wonderland as part of the initial Trees in the Park event.
Richard Torrano never gave up on his faith.
Manteca Unified is looking to cut $14 million from its upcoming budget.
The median price of existing homes that have closed escrow inside Manteca's city limits are within three weeks of hitting the 2001 levels.
A snow storm expected to blanket the higher elevations in the Sierra today is in deep contrast to snow surveys that are pointing to an unprecedented third year of drought in the post World War II era in California.
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.