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, ...
Delicato Family Vineyards in Manteca will host a fund-raising event to help send hundreds of Manteca Unified fourth graders to the Stockton Symphony concert at the Atherton Auditorium in Stockton.
FESM steak & oyster dinner The FESM Steak and Oyster dinner is set for Saturday, Nov. 7, at the FESM Hall at 240 N. Main St. No host cocktails are at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and dancing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with the music provided by Manuel Jacinto. Tickets are $30 per adult and $15 for children ages 6-12. Those interested can call Carlos & Melissa at 825-5089. Astro ...
Three fires erupting within an hour stretched Manteca's fire equipment to a breaking point prompting firefighters to look to Lathrop and Ripon departments for mutual aid as they called in off-duty fire fighters and reserve personnel.
Wind gusting up to 50 mph was not the only attention getter in Tuesday's first major storm of the fall season. The day's precipitation of 1.06 inches also danced its way into the record books, breaking a 47-year record for Oct. 13 that was set in 1962 when 0.76 inches of rain fell.
California is the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker room they want.
It's been a very good year for McManis Family Winery in Ripon.
By JASON CAMPBELL
The annual Christmas tree lighting is one of the City of Ripon's kick-off to the holidays.
By ROSE ALBANO TISSO
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Like the Pledge of Allegiance or "The Star-Spangled Banner," the Gettysburg Address is a sacred American text, so fully absorbed into the culture that phrases such as "four score and seven years ago" and "of the people, by the people, for the people" are as familiar as any song lyric or line of poetry.
Bob Adams - the Manteca city manager that played a key role in major civic and private sector improvements ranging from Speckles Park and Big League Dreams to landing Bass Pro Shops - is now helping a second California city on the ropes financially since his retirement in 2008.
The Northern San Joaquin Valley's longest running twilight holiday parade is gearing up for its 41st run.
Ripon High's new stadium flag pole is being dedicated this Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m.
Telethon organizers are hoping items such as authenticated signed jerseys of football greats Ken Stabler and Jim Otto as well as San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays will help raise funds to provide a safe haven for 1,500 Manteca and Lathrop kids.
Comcast wants to close its Manteca office in the 100 block of North Grant Street.
Congressman Jeff Denham, who is also a Turlock almond grower, underscored the importance of education measures and the Farm Bill during a talk before the Salida Rotary.
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.