Phil Waterford knows that times are tough for families during this holiday season.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history as the first decade of the 21st century draws to a close.
The Manteca Bulletin will not be publishing a Christmas edition on Friday so employees and carriers can spend the holiday with their families.
Scenes from the Boys & Girls Club Christmas party.
Scenes from Wednesday's performance of "The Reason for the Season" that took place at Manteca's Fellowship Baptist Church.
It was "a lot like Christmas" for the senior residents and their family members at The Commons at Union Ranch retirement center Tuesday night.
Phyllis Abram was more than curious when she saw a ride-along with a Manteca municipal refuse collector on the live auction board at the Boys & Girls Club telethon.
It wasn't the Great Stock Market Crash of 1929 that was the defining economic development for Manteca in the 1920s.
For the most part, tattoos are permanent.
Manteca municipal garbage will not be picked up on Friday which is Christmas Day.
Boys & Girls Club member profile
"The Reason for the Season" Christmas play is being presented by the Fellowship Baptist Church tonight at 7 p.m.
On Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, Manteca Ford-Mercury in partnership with The Place of Refuge Church will be offering a free Christmas Eve breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. continuing until 11 a.m.
Growth – specifically the building of homes – is drawing rumblings from more Manteca residents.
Groundwater in the Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop areas is projected to drop 10 feet this year when the traditional irrigation season ends on Sept. 30.
It was a grassroots community effort Friday afternoon at Doctors Hospital where more than 50 volunteers gathered to pack over 100 gift boxes for American troops serving abroad and donated some $900 toward the shipping costs of nearly $2,000.
Art students in the Manteca Unified School District are invited to take part in a competition that could earn them some cool cash plus an opportunity to launch their artistic careers.
It was quick and it was easy.
There weren't over 7,000 people at Guss Schmeidt Field when Manteca High hosted Valley Christian on Friday night.
The days of cities like Manteca, Lathrop and Ripon as well as farmers and rural residents drilling new water wells may be numbered.
Dave Thompson is looking for a few kids who are lucky enough not to worry about where they will sleep at night.
Francene Escobar believes a sign posted at the intersection in front of her business on East Yosemite Avenue and Washington Street would solve a lot of traffic-related problems.
LATHROP – You can run from a lot of things, but you can't run from numbers.
Dr. Darwin Yip, M.D., has joined the staff of the Valley Cancer Medical Center in Manteca as its first full-time radiation oncologist at the state-of-the-art facility located in the 1100 block of Norman Drive.
Manteca reduced irrigation of municipal parks to allow overall water consumption in August to drop 11 percent over August 2013.
Names of three school campuses were left of the text for the $159 million Manteca Unified School District bond on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Complaints against the homeless dumping trash out of Toters and littering neighborhood streets in search of recyclables is prompting the City of Manteca to launch a pilot program using locked residential Toters.
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.