Dewayne Michael Smith, 50, a convicted child sex offender, was released into the Manteca community Tuesday after spending some 22 years at Atascadero State Mental Hospital located on the coast between San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Manteca's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony takes place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, in front of the Manteca Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
Volunteering has always come easy for Jeff and Jan Stoermer.
At the time of her passing, Dara Torrano was president of the local women's bowling association.
Benny Arnold's food bag had a can of ham instead of a frozen turkey.
Friday's Give Every Child a Chance After School dance competition featured 136 kids in 14 dance crews.
RIPON - Citizens of the Ripon community along with area firefighters honored Code 3 for a Cure founder Lorenzo Abundiz Friday morning in the engine bays of Station One on Stockton Avenue on his nationwide journey.
The biggest holiday party in Manteca is being planned by Manteca Soroptimists for their upcoming 30th Annual Holiday Affair.
LATHROP - The City of Lathrop is accepting entry applications for the Dec. 12 Festival of Lights Holiday Parade.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) today offered a reminder that there is still time to participate in his third annual "Holiday Cards for Our Troops" program before the Wednesday, December 2 deadline.
You could one day move between Stockton and Los Angeles in just less than two hours.
The 30th annual Manteca-Lathrop Boys and Girls Club telethon might very well turn out to be The Telethon That Could in the annals of the organization.
Manteca Unified cut $32 million from its current budget.
RIPON - The Inter-Service EMS Recognition medal will be presented to Ripon Police School Resource Officer Scott Lindsay on Wednesday, Dec. 2, for his quick actions that saved the life of a man choking on food at a dinner in Stockton.
The Manteca Idol torch has been passed.
Sam Farrow has been grinning from ear to ear since Christmas - and for good reason.
Manteca police motorcycle officer Patrick Danipour took up JetBlue's offer for a cost-free flight to attend the funeral of the recently slain 40-year-old NYPD officer Rafael Ramos - a trip that would have cost him at least $1,000 - to join other law enforcement personnel from across the country honoring the officer's sacrifice.
Seven candidates vying for a vacant seat on the Ripon City Council will have their say on Monday.
Last year the family of 11-year-old Mariah Izzo had to make the most difficult and heartbreaking decision of their lives.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Monthly rates for California's largest provider of electricity and natural gas service are going up by nearly 6 percent for the average home.
The forecast of temperatures dipping slightly below freezing Thursday hasn't triggered an emergency in San Joaquin County although cold, high winds have.
The wind-blown sandy loam plains of South San Joaquin County weren't exactly hospitable to farming back in 1908.
The pounding head.
The Manteca Bulletin will not publish a newspaper on New Year's Day.
A bit of paradise - and a rare look into a winter's day in the Northern San Joaquin Valley 150 years ago - awaits those venturing to Caswell Memorial State Park.
The 2015 Ripon Almond Blossom Festival kick-off dinner has been set for Thursday, Jan. 8, at Spring Creek Golf and Country Club.
Come this time of year, those visiting Gwen and John DeCarli's Crom Street home in Manteca often come away wowed by their Christmas Village display.
Challenger Basketball or children with disabilities will make its debut next month.
There are a lot of problems facing San Joaquin County as a whole.
The drop in Manteca's crime rate is accelerating.