Delfino Perry had no intention of building one of the West Coast's largest melon brokering firms when he planted his first crop 75 years ago.
RIPON - The opening day of the Color the Skies Over Ripon hot air balloon festival saw two special people climb into the baskets of separate balloons – one the 15-year-old poster boy for the event and the other an adventuresome 102-year-old grandmother.
The Trails of Manteca - a proposed project that would add 1,650 housing units in the southwest portion of the city - could increase municipal water consumption by roughly 9 percent when it is completed.
Lisa Barber had so much fun when she was a Girl Scout she knew that she couldn't let her daughter pass up the opportunity.
The long-awaited Library Park expansion is ready to go to bid with work expected to start in earnest after the Manteca Pumpkin Fair Oct. 2-3.
Zach Reis almost wore out his arm ringing "The Bell" Friday night.
Manteca is accomplishing something few other valley cities can claim: It has substantially reduced the pumping of groundwater.
The Manteca Idol finalists now have to be ready to show what they have for the judges each and every week.
Today there is an almond orchard and not much more on the northeast quadrant of the Highway 120 Bypass and Highway 99 interchange where upwards of 187,000 vehicles pass a day.
RIPON - The Ripon Quarterback Club is on the road again to raise more funds for organized youth athletic programs in the community.
Manteca's next three murals will celebrate families and diversity, the Portuguese, and the impact of the railroad on the community.
Tom Wilson is taking his love for the library to the streets. Literally.
A six-year-old child walking with his dad and 4-year-old brother was hit by a car Monday shortly after 9 p.m. while the three of them were in a crosswalk on West Atherton Drive at Pagola Avenue near Veritas School.
Music - as well as an expanded homework assistance program – is part of the new offerings at the Manteca Boys & Girls Club.
RIPON - The message was clear: Washington can keep its stimulus funds as Ripon can manage just fine on its own without help from "bankrupt" Uncle Sam.
Villa Ticino West - a 760-home neighborhood approved in 2004 - is gearing up to move forward.
Some people look at a library and just see books.
Six people received major injuries in two collisions at the Airport Way and Lathrop Road intersection within 14 hours of each - one around 9 p.m. Sunday night and the other before 11 a.m. Monday.
Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) train and rail service is launching a new text-messaging program for riders looking to receive real-time responses specific to their travel.
Manteca's public safety personnel are teaming up in a bid to keep things as safe and sane as possible in the week leading up to the Fourth of July.
When Chuck and Terri Palmer first set out to send a batch of packages to their son-in-law who had been deployed to Iraq so that his guys could have a slice of home, they had no idea how big that single gesture would become.
Now that the school year has ended and the freedom of summer vacation has begun, Scott and Tracey Sylvester have one agenda for their six kids.
Eight farmers in the South San Joaquin Irrigation District have already run out of water with almost four months left in the growing season.
Enforce the rules.
The body of a 35-year-old Manteca man who had reportedly committed suicide was discovered in the south side of the Walmart parking lot near the Highway 120 Bypass shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday by a passerby, according to Manteca Police Sgt. Rob Armosino.
Five people are seeking appointment Tuesday to the Area 6 vacancy on the Manteca Unified School District board.
Forward thinking - and retaining city ownership of utilities - has given Manteca some of the lowest municipal utility rates in the region.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is one of five irrigation districts along with San Francisco that have filed a lawsuit challenging the state's authority to curtail their century-old water rights.
Virginia Pina's dream came true with the grand opening of her new business - ReDesigns By V – in downtown Manteca.
A REACH Helicopter flight crew has been credited with saving the life of a roadway accident victim as they flew him to a Sacramento trauma center from a Highway 99 pileup last week.