Each year, the San Joaquin County Office of Education conducts a Teacher of the Year program.
The death of a Manteca teen that was struck by a vehicle while walking home from an orchard party may mean fewer high school students engaging in the after-hours tradition.
It's 13 minutes before 11 p.m., and Arturo Tomez is milling about outside of the AMC Showplace Cinemas with a pack of friends.
Drivers younger than 18 in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop - as well as throughout California - have driving restrictions stipulated under state law in an attempt to save lives of the inexperienced drivers and their passengers.
Sequence failed continuity.
Stealing water during a drought is a crime that the South San Joaquin Irrigation District board wants stopped.
Before "Woman of Substance" even became known as the title of a bestseller book, or a catch phrase of the feminist movement, there was Betty Bergthold.
Mothers' Day at our house are most days of the year, when that special woman I married 54 years ago witnesses her efforts continuing to bloom after raising three boys and a girl – all leading successful lives in their vocations today.
Nearly 100 rural Manteca residents are casting a wary eye toward the City of Manteca's plans to potentially use recycled treated wastewater for everything from park and farmland irrigation to recharging underground water tables.
She is someone who has been a role model to many young female athletes, as well as an overall achiever and community volunteer.
It didn't turn into the Streets of Laredo.
When Kathy Beer Napolitano became pregnant, she made the difficult decision to leave the Air Force.
Carolina Gutierrez has a stellar resume.
LATHROP - It would have been really easy for Gloria Ruiz to just keep driving.
The grass isn't always greener.
Tommy Joyce with his distinctive white beard was somewhat of a celebrity riding in an open taxi cab down main streets in Havana with Cubans shouting to him: "Mr. Hemingway! – Mr. Hemingway!"
Out-of-area teams playing tournaments at Big League Dreams won't have too far to go to book a hotel room when 2015 rolls around.
When Caroline Finn came to the top of the hill at the Grapevine nearly 30 years ago and beheld the great valley below, she knew there was no going back.
Five contenders have filed the necessary documents to legally raise donations to campaign for the Manteca council or mayor's post.
The Creamery was "the place" to stop in Manteca for generations of Bay Area travelers going to and from the Sierra on weekends.
It was "quiet on the set!" followed by "camera, action!" at Manteca High's swimming pool on Sunday for one scene in the powerful, thought-provoking film "Listen" focused on making a difference for today's teens and their need to be heard.
Miguel Lopez has found his place in history. Yet again.
The Manteca Municipal Golf Course's financial outlook is almost on par - at least for now.
LATHROP – It might not yet be election season, but the political fuse has already been lit in Lathrop.
Work on a $1.9 million project to make two miles of Louise Avenue more conducive to pedestrians and bicyclists while enhancing the looks of the east-west corridor with start this summer.
Marshall Magincalda stood in the front of his Woodward Avenue ranchette and gazed at the dozens of people buzzing around his property as if it were normal.
Frank Warren is a busy man.
Mary Buchanan is not a certificated Manteca Unified teacher librarian. But she is working hard to convince district officials "to consider returning the teacher librarian positions to each of the high schools." Those positions were among the victims of the budget cuts that were made during the Great Recession.
A Manteca man who suffered a compound fracture above his ankle during a river accident and faced amputation will get to keep his left foot.
Orena Monahan once again enjoyed her three-day stay at the Fourth of July Powwow at the Three Rivers Lodge in Manteca.