Hector Velasquez vividly remembers watching his grandfather as he hammered away on boot heels and repaired leather – taking in the smell of wax and polish and that familiar dust that comes from finishing a job.
RIPON – Taking the bus to school might not be an option for Ripon Unified students for very much longer.
Manteca is avoiding over $520,000 in costs while upgrading the city's water system.
Councilwoman Debby Moorhead has heard the grumblings.
LATHROP – Lathrop City Council members and staff will hold budget reviews this week even as they continue efforts to find ways to cut $1.2 million more from an anticipated budget deficit of about $2.5 million in the fiscal year starting July 1.
Two men who personify community service – Les Thomas and Jack Snyder – were presented the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's highest honors during the 86th annual installation and awards dinner.
Mountain Valley Express has been going green.
Manteca landed the Ford Motor Company's small parts distribution center in Spreckels Park thanks to the San Joaquin Partnership.
Manteca Recreation's popular summer day camp starts Monday.
Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring will celebrate the feast of St. Anthony on Wednesday, June 10.
The Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau's weekly downtown certified farmers continues its summer run Tuesday, June 9, at Library Park.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams will be sponsoring a community wide Independence Day Fireworks event at Big League Dreams on Friday July 3.
An early-morning home fire Thursday in the 200 block of North Grant Street rousted a 40-year-old woman and her sleeping 18-year-old daughter at about 7 a.m.
Three years ago $399,000 wouldn't even buy you a 50-year-old house in Manteca with 1,000 square feet on a 5,000-square-foot lot.
Manteca's grassroots campaign to help steer kids away from gangs is starting its second year of outreach on Friday.
Turkeys R Us is just under the one-third mark to making sure no struggling family in Manteca, Ripon or Lathrop goes without a Thanksgiving meal.
Contributions in the past 30 days have added $9,380 to campaign war chests for five candidates vying for three seats - including the mayor's post - on the Manteca City Council in today's municipal election.
Alondra Avila has been accepted into the Miss Stockton/Sacrament pageant on Nov. 22.
With just 23 days left before Thanksgiving, the Turkeys R Us drive is short 742 turkeys to make sure struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop have a traditional holiday meal.
Passage of Manteca Unified's $159 million Measure G school bond in Tuesday's election could cost the owner of a typical home in Manteca and Lathrop home $5,400 over the next 30 years.
It was "all aboard" the Altamont Corridor Express Thursday morning for some two dozen Manteca, Lathrop and Ripon community leaders to see for themselves how ACE serves thousands of riders a day on four trains.
The old Career Center at Manteca High is about to get flipped.
I spent Halloween night riding along with two Manteca Police officers looking for spooks who had too much to drink before they got behind the wheel. It was part of a saturation patrol planned to keep children and other motorists on the street safe.
It's now just a matter of style and whether they feel like spending the money.
It would cost $1.5 million to install quieter wayside horns at Manteca's 10 railroad crossings.
Walter Woodward was quite a guy.
Three Manteca Cowboy players and an 8-month-old baby girl suddenly lost their mom, Jessica Wilcox, on Thursday. Her passing was unexpected and leaves the family heartbroken.
Art and Myra Lucas, lifelong residents of Manteca, were guests of honor at a party hosted by their four children and their spouses.
Riley Vinson won't spin you a hard luck tale.
Jordan Grey rocked hesitantly at the edge of the garage while the sound of electricity pulsed up a Jacob's ladder in the corner.