Family and friends staged a "Chile Cook Off" at Baccaileri Park on Saturday in honor of Eloisa M. De Leon who passed on Sept. 12, 2002. Mama Loy (Eloisa) and Papa Joe (Joe De Leon) moved to Manteca in 1945 from Texas and were both well known in the community. Eloisa De Leon was known for her big heart and amazing cooking.
The Bank of Stockton hosted Saturday's "Break the Bank" Texas Hold 'Em Tournament benefitting the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.
There were 130 golfers on hand Friday to support the Agape Villages Foster Family Agency during the "Fairways Fore Foster Kids" tournament at the Manteca Golf Course.
Modesto Irrigation District opted to forgo a planned 16 percent rate increase on Sept. 1 for its retail power customers.
There should be no physical walls to a church.
Not everyone was happy to see Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker at breakfast Saturday.
You can end up being king of the road on a customized motorcycle at this year's Night of Kings and Queens.
LATHROP - The Lathrop Police Services Citizen's Academy is just around the corner.
Big League Dreams is scoring another hit for Manteca.
Villa Ticino is Manteca's little Switzerland.
LATHROP - If you happen around noon today to see a group of people walking from the Sheriff's Office in French Camp headed to the Police Station at Seventh Street in Lathrop, look at their feet.
An old-fashioned tri-tip and turkey barbecue social is in its 17th year benefitting the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.
They beat the odds. They continue to beat the odds. And for years and generations to come, they will go on beating the odds.
A non-profit group is looking to develop a small section near Doak Boulevard and Vera Avenue into a community garden.
LATHROP – When Cedric Mitchell met with Lathrop officials in a vacant field across from Lathrop High School it was hard to picture what was being pitched to him.
LATHROP – Danny Thomas walked methodically across the concrete stage.
Public opinion indicates that business closures related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) have gone too far.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.