A Modesto man on his way to work Friday morning was killed in backed up commuter traffic in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 just north of the Austin Road overcrossing.
Charlie Halford is hoping pitcher Tim Linecum's autographed photo along with his San Francisco Giants rookie year baseball card will help the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club raise part of the $120,000 the organization hopes to raise at the 31st annual telethon on Monday and Tuesday.
The name of the woman killed walking down the Union Pacific tracks Thursday night, north of Yosemite Avenue and west of Library Park, was released on Friday as Tammie Marie Taylor-Cross, 50, of Manteca.
It started 31 years ago as a group of perhaps a dozen or so people manning phones at the Manteca Civic Center to ask people to donate to help support the Boys & Girls Club.
Call Ben Cantu the Energizer Bunny of Manteca municipal politics.
The Turkeys R Us effort is $10,000 short with 20 days to go until Thanksgiving.
Grace for Vets. That's the name of the program started a few years ago by Francene Escobar which gives all veterans a free express car wash at Quicki-Kleen in Manteca on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11.
Tom Wilson was amazed to see the vibrance back in the "Cow-munity" dairy mural.
Joe Pellegrino knows freedom carries an extremely high cost.
As Kristen Koehler handed in her election papers to the precinct workers, other people played goo-goo with her smiling 7-week-old son Logan in the baby carrier.
Oakland's loss is Manteca's gain.
Manteca developers have built and sold 834 homes since the start of 2007.
Job centers and not housing are in line to develop first in the proposed 1,049-acre Austin Road Business Park project.
Landon is a 3-year-old local boy who, according to his mother, Nicole, graciously gave away his Halloween candies to a good cause.
There are 24 days left until Thanksgiving and Turkeys R Us has raised only enough money so far to provide the traditional holiday meal for 1,080 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.
The dawn of the 1960s brought a new era of prosperity to California.
There's no better job than working with the community as a writer and a photographer and never knowing what is going to be next on the agenda for better or worse in the course of a 24-hour period.
It's still off the beaten path.
Laurel Dalzell is seeing a longtime dream come true with the opening of her vintage café Friday morning at the downtown Ripon corner of Main Street and Stockton Avenue – just around the corner from the fire department headquarters.
The City of Ripon is currently receiving plenty of interest in residential development.
CHP officer Eliseo Alatorre – a patrolman who often patrols the Manteca freeways – is being honored today with a Superior Effort Act Award for his quick thinking and heroic actions in saving the life of a young woman clinging to a freeway bridge.
"Sleepy" and "tranquil" are adjectives historians could use in looking back on the 1950s in Manteca.
Chuck and Teri Palmer put a lot of effort into making sure that soldiers across the world get a package from home.
The new athletic complex at Ripon Christian High is taking shape.
It was Mickey Mouse pancakes for 150 youngsters late Wednesday morning along with eggs, slices of ham, juice and milk in the Manteca Boys & Girls Club gym.
An abducted 8-year-old Manteca girl was found on a Chicago-bound Amtrak train Wednesday through the long arm of the Lathrop Police Services.
World War II was a defining moment in Manteca's history.
So you've heard a lot about the recall efforts underway with a pair of Manteca Unified School Board trustees.
Personal cell phones are being included in the new national "Do Not Call" Registry to dissuade telemarketers from contacting the general public across the country. Citizens may register their home or cell phones without cost by calling 888.382.1222. Registration takes less than one minute on the phone.
Last week, the City of Lathrop learned that California Senator Cathleen Galgiani was working to secure $110 million towards the cost of retrofitting the levees set to protect the City of Lathrop city in the event that the San Joaquin River surges.