Selling Avon products over 50 years ago was a passing fancy for Katherine Mangelos who had three children at the time – two boys and a girl. She wasn't sure she could find customers by knocking on doors of people she didn't know.
The line of palm trees midway between Ripon and Manteca on the west side of Highway 99 line up visually to the largest house in the county - the 30,000-square-foot Sedan Estate.
Schools throughout San Joaquin County added 1,000 jobs in September making it the bright spot in an otherwise stagnate month for job growth.
The developers of Pacific Business Park located immediately west of the Manteca Unified district office complex on West Louise Avenue want to break the two existing buildings off so they can have their own parcels.
Attempting to stay out of the limelight of his dad's $8 million cancer center ground breaking Friday, Dr. Amarjit Dhaliwal's 11-year-old son Amrit is already a success in his own right with an eye to the future of becoming a surgeon.
On the surface, it was all about a regular small-town drive-thru dinner fund-raiser
Some residents complain about the taste of their tap water.
RIPON - Citizens protesting a proposed single family residential water metered rate were short in their opposition by some 1,700 votes – only 587 residents sent letters to the city objecting to the change related only to those customers that already have meters installed.
High-tech is converting the 26th annual Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon into a more personal experience for people who bid and pledge each year.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Morning Rotary will be hosting its first community Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 25, at the Senior Center.
The Manteca Interact Club is planning its Safe Halloween.
The walling of Manteca neighborhoods - softened with landscaping - won't continue unchecked as Manteca develops south of the Highway 120 Bypass.
RIPON - A Modesto attorney and developer of eight two bedroom housing units being built across Jack Tone Road from an established Ripon subdivision of 106 homes emphatically told City Council members Tuesday night they had no control over his development.
Manteca's two Rotary clubs are gearing up for this Sunday's World Polio Day Walk-A-Thon.
Frank Rodrigues works loading freight trucks.
Relay for Life Manteca is back at East Union High.
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Today (Saturday, May 2) is Free Comic Book Day.
Manteca may not reduce the number of days it is OK for businesses, residents, and government agencies to water landscaping from three to two days a week.
Jeff Shields plans to retire in mid-October as general manager of the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
Manteca Police are stepping up bicycle safety efforts for the next week with focused enforcement on collision-causing factors involving motorists and bike riders.
Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Modesto and Manteca received the top score of "A" by the Leapfrog Group in its annual safety report, which examined and graded more than 2,500 hospitals throughout the United States.
The cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park are opening Saturday some three weeks ahead of schedule due to a lack of snow.
The husband-wife team responsible for connecting Manteca with waterslides in the minds of generations of people is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Margaret Miller of Doctors Hospital has mentored hospital volunteers for more than 20 years and is continually looked up to by the group of the some 80 women and men.
Grass is emerging as a hot Manteca political issue.
A free Memorial Day Weekend concert and rally for junior high and high school teens is being planned at Woodward Park on Friday, May 22, at 6 p.m. near the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall.
Students surfing porn and other inappropriate sites using the 3E Panasonic tablets issued as part of the $30 million Going Digital effort undertaken by Manteca Unified School District? It has happened.
The numbers were tabulated and re-tabulated by the powers that be at Lathrop High.
For those of you who don't know who I am, my name is Alan Thomas and I have been the PGA Golf Professional at our Manteca Park Golf Course for the past 38 years. It is important to note that it is not my job to play golf every day (or even once a week) but it is and has been my responsibility as a professional in the golf business to operate and promote our course to the fullest potential.