Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region after the Gold Rush in a bid to make a living.
Over the years, Frances Schmiedt has knitted thousands of caps.
Manteca is turning into Joyce Kilmer's kind of town.
Caroline Thibodeau and Brock Elliott were classmates in third grade at the old Yosemite School in Manteca.
Redevelopment agency funds are assuring that Manteca's homeless families will have a shelter to turn to for at least the next 55 years.
Danail Dodd, 20, who was reported missing since late last Saturday night has called home and told his family members that he is fine and now living out of the area.
LATHROP - The snow has started falling in Lathrop.
World War II veteran Ed Kaslin hobbled on crutches, seemingly oblivious to the raw pain from the surgery he had on both knees less than a week ago.
A group of almost a dozen teenagers will know by the end of this weekend what it feels like to be hungry.
Art Smith stood in formation Thursday afternoon with members of the VFW Post 6311 Color Guard waiting patiently for the time to shift his weapon, drop his weapon, and ultimately fire in the volley that comprised the 21-gun salute.
RIPON - In the shade of a giant evergreen and before a memorial wall of veterans past, Ripon celebrated its Veterans' Day Thursday with a choreographed presentation of speeches, song and prayer.
It might be more than 40 years after he wrapped up his service to the United States Navy, but Dave Steffy is still receiving recognition for his efforts during the Vietnam War.
Evelyn Prouty hasn't cut her own lawn for three weeks.
It is beginning to look like hundreds of struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will go without a traditional turkey meal on Thanksgiving and may have to settle for food bank staples such as macaroni and cheese.
What was supposed to be a carefree and relaxing cruise to Mexico has been anything but for four Manteca residents trapped on board the disabled Carnival Splendor that has been floating in Mexican waters since Monday.
Future Great Wolf guests will pay up to $116.2 million in the form of room taxes to finance the building of city-owned improvements such as a conference center and public parking that would be built as part of McWhinney Development's 500-room resort and indoor waterpark project.
Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District will meet today in a special session, in part, to adopt a 2015-16 budget coupled with the multiyear fiscal projection.
Northbound motorists spotted a man's body just beyond the freeway fence of Highway 99 as they were approaching the transition ramp to the westbound Highway 120 Bypass at 9 a.m. Sunday.
The San Joaquin AgFest Junior Show and Auction is set to begin on Tuesday.
Fences, contrary to the old saying, apparently do not make good neighbors in some sections of Manteca.
Like all murals in downtown Manteca, the one honoring those who served in World War II tells a story.
A curtailment order issued Friday by the state Department of Water Resources means the faucets of at least 9,650 San Joaquin County residents may go dry in the coming months.
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Today's car show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at the Golden Community Gym and parking lot, 1031 N. Main St., has a different twist.
Dave Winegarden's life-long fascination with museums led him to serving as the president of the Manteca Historical Society.
The Northgate Park group picnic area and restrooms are being upgraded thanks to growth.
Virginia Madueno, former Riverbank mayor and lsmall business owner, will be vying alongside five other candidates to represent the 12th Assembly District, a seat presently occupied by Kristin Olsen (R–Riverbank).
Seven major road projects to enhance Manteca traffic flow are expected to be completed or started in the next 12 months.
Five Doctors Hospital nurses and respiratory and radiology therapists were awarded the coveted Tenet Heroes Awards - four as a life saving team and another recognizing a radiology technologist lauded for making everyone feel important.
Some 266 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - including 166 teens - are spending three days next month walking and pulling carts along the historic Mormon Emigrant Trail across the Sierra.