Library Park has never been your typical park.
Everything from a two-minute shopping spree at the Grocery Outlet to a day training with the Manteca Police SWAT team and an autographed photo and rookie year card from San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum are going to the highest bidders as part of the 31st annual Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon.
It's a year away, but when the Ramos Brothers Circus comes back to Manteca next fall the owners are promising to dedicate their opening show to honor and celebrate the lives of Manteca area residents who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost as well as those who are fighting back against the disease.
Jonathan Sanchez smiled as he handed his dollar bill to Friends of the Library volunteers Bettie Christie and Carroll Zwinge.
Two ballot measures passed by wide margins by California voters could impact Manteca municipal services in different ways.
The kick-off event for the 2011 Manteca Relay for Life is set for Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Sierra High cafeteria, 1700 Thomas St., starting at 7 p.m.
Pennies add up.
Bicyclists and walkers today cover the ground that once hosted a vital Manteca economic link to United States markets.
The days of free construction water are over.
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop will be co-sponsoring the annual fiesta dinner-dance fund-raiser of the United Bacarreneos of America.
A trail system that could stretch from downtown Manteca to a point two miles east of Escalon is part of the proposed 1,650-home Trails of Manteca development being pursed south of Oakwood Lake.
Nearly a dozen Manteca courthouse staff members walked off their jobs for a brief time Friday morning to demonstrate their discontent with county government and proposed furlough days.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District isn't singing the budget blues.
A Modesto man on his way to work Friday morning was killed in backed up commuter traffic in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 just north of the Austin Road overcrossing.
Charlie Halford is hoping pitcher Tim Linecum's autographed photo along with his San Francisco Giants rookie year baseball card will help the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club raise part of the $120,000 the organization hopes to raise at the 31st annual telethon on Monday and Tuesday.
Sierra High's Advanced Theater has two more showings of the musical comedy "Damn Yankees.
Want to show Manteca a little love?
Sending home information for parents can be a challenging endeavor for the Manteca Unified School District.
It was a 2011 Crown Victoria with 91,000 miles.
Aaron Goodwin - better known as Randy Bubba Black to tens thousands of country music radio fans - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Students enrolled in the Manteca Unified be.tech Academy's first responder program aimed at teens wanting to pursue careers as police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical techs could eventually be subject to drug testing.
Lake Tulloch is expected to remain at its current level until at least Oct. 1 as the result of a water agreement reached Friday regarding flows on the Stanislaus River.
They're silent, they're agile, and they're fast.
An agency wanting to locate an emergency shelter in a general commercial zone - essentially one that accommodates retail and office uses - will soon be able to do so without obtaining a conditional use permit.
The Swiss Hall in Ripon comes alive with a party – sometimes even two or three celebrations – every month – with several of them open to anyone including those who have no blood connections to someone in the Alpine region of Europe.
When California Gov. Jerry Brown announced unprecedented conservation measures last week, attention was quickly drawn to farmers, specifically those in the almond industry, who were accused of getting a "free pass" while the rest of the state is left dry.
It will take roughly 300,000 gallons of water to fill the water park portion of the proposed Manteca Great Wolf Resort.
Every church has a story. Manteca's churches are no exception. St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, for one, started as a small frame church that was built in 1916 on East Yosemite Avenue on a piece of land donated by the Bacigaloupi family. The first people to attend Masses at the church were Portuguese dairy farmers who came to this once dry and sandy area at the start of the irrigation district in 1909.
The 1981 booklet is simply titled "Symbolism… as displayed and used at St. Paul's."
Once upon a time in Manteca, there was a small church with a big dream.