Manteca's unemployment picture – as well as that of every other community in San Joaquin County – bucked the statewide trend for the second straight month in September as more people went back to work.
The Ripon Chamber of Commerce conducted its annual Main Street Day and Car Show on Saturday.
Student mural contest offers winner $250 The Manteca Mural Society is hosting its very first Student Mural Contest where a student or group of students who attend or live within Manteca Unified School District boundaries has/have an opportunity to paint a mural on a building located in Manteca. Contestants must submit a mural design to the Manteca Mural Society by Dec. 1. The winning design will be awarded $250; second place will receive ...
90 years ago October 17, 1919 Engineer E. M. Jeffries reported at the regular meeting of the city trustees held Monday evening that the big job of laying the main sewer was practically finished. There was but a day or two of work of filling to be done. 80 years ago October 17, 1929 Articles of incorporation were read, discussed and adopted at a special meeting of Hope McFall Post No. 249, American ...
Fifty-eight more homes – including 40 being touted as Manteca's first workforce housing neighborhood – are being presented to the City Council Tuesday for initial approval and annexation by declared Manteca mayoral candidate Ben Cantu.
Kids and parents alike can get a free taste of what the Boys & Girls Club is all about during the Lights after School Event this Thursday, Oct, 22, from 4 to 8 p.m.
It's a thankless job. On Wednesday night while almost a dozen performers were sharing hugs and moments of joy, it was Trisha Checketts that had turned to her younger sister Tonya for the solace and support that was needed after being sent home from the Manteca Idol competition for the second year in a row. And the worst part was there wasn't a clear-cut reason for her to go. With such a rich and diverse ...
A quick response by Manteca firefighters keep flames from reaching the roof of the shuttered Mervyn's Department Store building Friday afternoon at about 3:30 p.m.
RIPON - It is arguably the fun run with the most interesting characters racing through one of San Joaquin County's most picturesque fall settings.
Artist Guild show & sale on Nov. 1 The eighth annual Manteca Artist Guild show and sale will be held Sunday, Nov. 1, from noon to 4 p.m. The public is invited and admission is free.
It's trash to you but to criminals it is a gold mine. What criminals can find in your Toter could end up costing you well over $1,500 from identify theft. That is why the Manteca Solid Waste Division is conducting a free shred-it and e-waste collection event this Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at 210 E. Wetmore St. across from the city water tower. Crews will shred all of you personal documents and records ...
RIPON – Modesto resident William Wood had never been to Caswell Memorial State Park before he and wife headed out last week for a few days of rest and relaxation.
Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker's monthly "Coffee with the Chief" takes place this Saturday from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the IHOP restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue in the Spreckels Marketplace shopping center.
Trisha Checketts doesn't spend her time in the bathroom warming up her vocal cords while checking her make-up.
Victoria Martin may not have been feeling up to snuff. But for her it really didn't matter. She was bent on thanking those who came out to the bone marrow matching donor drive held Monday in the McParland School library. "I was going to be there come hell or high water," said Martin, who has been battling cancer for over six years. She's the mother of two children attending the school, Jerry, 11, and Delicia, ...
Apparently filing for a $313,248 tax refund when you're not entitled to it is a no-no.
How much will a somewhat safer pedestrian crossing of Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive cost?
Some 60 nurses, Kaiser patients and community supporters used foot power along with a couple in wheelchairs Friday to protest service cuts at the Manteca medical facility. Ten of the protesters were registered nurses, including Zenei Triunfo-Cortez who is one of four presidents representing the California Nurses Association.
When it comes time to cut the ribbon on the new playground at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church, Camron Moebius might be too old to enjoy the slides, swings and pull-up bar.
For the first time in recorded history, the San Joaquin Valley in 2013 had zero violations of the hourly ozone standard established under the federal Clean Air Act.
Ripon Vice Mayor Chuck Winn has officially announced his candidacy for San Joaquin County S 4th District Supervisor.
The three men that authorities believe are responsible for the shooting death of a 51-year-old Manteca man back in June will find out Monday when their case will go to trial.
More than 55 million pounds of dirty linen will pass through Crothall Laundry Services' 60,000 square-foot facility once it's completed next year.
Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club member Mealiah Watson was challenged to use a real canvas to create a painting about something she loved.
Food banks depending on the Turkeys R Us drive in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop won't be able to assist all needy families asking for help with the traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Carrie Rogers tried to learn as much as possible about the New Affordable Care Act.
If you ever wonder what firefighters – and fire chiefs – do when they are not climbing ladders battling fires, saving lives and risking life and limb, wonder no more.
If you have some canned food or other non-perishable good you can spare, help Manteca Boy Scouts do a good deed on Saturday.
Lourdes Amick and her family can rest easy – but not completely.
Levi Huffman charged down the final stretch, building speed like a cyclone along Doxey Park's cyclone fence.