It was the theft of a dead man's passion that prompted an all out effort by law enforcement officers to right the wrong this week.
By GLENN KAHL
Fifty athletes have already entered the 2010 Manteca Senior Games taking place May 8-15.
The Manteca Garden Club welcomes garden enthusiasts in the Central Valley to attend their next meeting on Monday, Jan, 18 at 12:30 p.m. at the McFall Room of the Manteca Public Library to hear Diana Montgomery, speak on "Four Seasons of Color" for your garden.
RIPON - A monetary gift of some $3,000 was spread among the libraries within the Ripon Unified School District by a partnership of the Ripon Soroptimist Club and the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
It may soon cost $20 a year – or four times the current $5 fee – to license a spayed or neutered dog in Manteca.
Manteca's reserve firefighters may soon work for 56 percent less pay.
Flags will not be put out by the Manteca Chamber of Commerce as scheduled for Martin Luther King Day due to the forecast for inclement weather Monday.
Excess interest in the municipal enterprise accounts involving water, sewer, and solid waste may be used to cover city utility fees for the Manteca Boys & Girls Club.
One can always go home again, contrary to Thomas Wolfe's classic novel.
The Delta Humane Society's no-kill animal shelter is holding a volunteer orientation on Saturday, Jan. 30, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Shelter on 4590 N. Highway 99 in Stockton.
What would you ask your grandmother if she were still alive? Did you really know that much about her? What do your grandchidren know about you?
MODESTO - The Modesto St. Andrews Society, established to promote Scottish Heritage, will hold a dinner on Saturday, Jan. 30, to honor Robert Burns, Scotland's most famous poet and bard.
Marshall Magincalda stood in the front of his Woodward Avenue ranchette and gazed at the dozens of people buzzing around his property as if it were normal.
Frank Warren is a busy man.
Mary Buchanan is not a certificated Manteca Unified teacher librarian. But she is working hard to convince district officials "to consider returning the teacher librarian positions to each of the high schools." Those positions were among the victims of the budget cuts that were made during the Great Recession.
A Manteca man who suffered a compound fracture above his ankle during a river accident and faced amputation will get to keep his left foot.
Orena Monahan once again enjoyed her three-day stay at the Fourth of July Powwow at the Three Rivers Lodge in Manteca.
"Coach" is still swinging for the bleachers.
There's a potential $32,000 pay day in Manteca for someone trying to make a living by filing Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits for alleged non-compliance to federal rules.
If everything goes according to plan, eight elementary schools in Manteca Unified will be fully wired for 21st-century technology connection by September.
It wasn't exactly the fictional Wagon Queen Family Truckster from National Lampoon Vacation.
Five graduate nurses picked from a field of 187 applicants were welcomed into Doctors Hospital's six-month-long Versant internship program at a noon luncheon on Wednesday in the DHM conference room.
Today's Manteca Independence Day Parade will feature over 34 entries to the theme of "Traveling the USA."
There's money for pay raises in Manteca's $30.1 million general fund spending plan for the next 12 months.
They've been known to drive dogs crazy.
Pet stores are offering sedation pills to calm dogs during the booming July 4th fireworks, according to Manteca Animal Control Officer Les Rowe.
Gloryanna Rhodes loves the open spaces in America. That feeling first hit her in the gut about 45 years ago while going over the Altamont Pass on the way to Yosemite National Park as she gazed at the vast valley below.