The spirits are with us – the spirits of Clementine "Mull" Mulholland and Talbot Kendall – who for years were central figures in the Ripon Almond Festival along with longtime mayor Ed Feichtmeir.
Manteca's 385 municipal workers are agreeable to taking a 3.8 percent pay cut starting in July to help the city weather its approaching budget crisis.
Manteca – sometime later this year – is expected to seek bids to landscape the main entrance to the city at the recently completed Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue interchange.
Many of Manteca's neighboring cities are laying off municipal workers as the ripple effect of the housing meltdown is sending property taxes plunging and curtailing consumer spending.
The Manteca Quilters Guild is pulling out all the stops to commemorate its 30th anniversary.
The Pink Lady volunteers at Doctors Hospital Manteca received their annual pins representing nearly 20,000 hours served at the hospital during luncheon at Chez Shari's at the Manteca golf course.
The Best of Manteca is getting better.
During his playing days, Raleigh C. Owens was known for his great athletic ability and uncanny leaping ability.
The seven-week Manteca Police Citizens' Academy kicks off on Wednesday with classes starting at 6:30 p.m. and continues for three hours.
For Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory owner Vinnie Bhan, Valentine's Day serves up an extra sweet helping of business that equated to a cash register ringing nonstop almost all day.
Manteca's spring fair is at a crossroads.
The last McMansion sold by Seeno Homes in late 2004 set a record that has never been challenged - $750,000 for a new Manteca tract home.
JC Penney - one of the nation's largest department store retailers - is officially opening nine new stores nationwide on Friday, March 6, including a Manteca location in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at the Highway 120 Bypass and Union Road.
Manteca developer Marie Raymus is once again making it possible for the Give Every Child a Chance bowl-a-thon to take place on all 48-lanes at Manteca Bowl and Family Fun Center.
There are busy seasons.
The Color the Skies hot air balloon extravaganza coming next weekend to Ripon is made possible by teamwork with volunteers from churches, schools and the community at large.
Manteca popped up on McWhinney Development's radar for a Great Wolf Resort for the same reason that attracted Bass Pro Shops: Manteca's location at the epicenter of a demographically rich market.
A pair of armed robberies have Manteca Police officers looking to the public for help in identifying the men they believe are responsible.
WESTON RANCH - It's hard to be two places at once, but the Weston Ranch JROTC made it look easy last Friday.
Manteca is working on more severe water conservation measures that are expected to be considered by the City Council in 30 to 45 days just as the highest water use period of the year ends.
LATHROP – Say the levee breaks.
The iconic space shuttle Mate-Demate Device (MDD) that has been a fixture at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California for the past 38 years is being dismantled, three years after the shuttle program ended and six years since it last supported turnaround operations after the last shuttle landing at Edwards.
Manteca's elected leaders are letting developers off the hook for $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building more homes.
LATHROP – Think you've got what it takes to be the grill master?
Wes Chamberlain knows how much fun it can be to participate in the Tip-a-Firefighter event.
LATHROP – You might want to think twice before grabbing that garden hose.
Target Bass Pro Shops. Twenty more parks including Big League Dreams, Woodward Park and the Spreckels Park BMX track. Del Webb at Woodbridge. Dryers Ice Cream. Ford Motor Company parts depot. The Yosemite Avenue/Highway 99 interchange. The Central Valley Cancer Center
When Sierra High first opened some 20 years ago, then Principal Rick Arucan had the moment captured with a photograph consisting of an estimated 700 students and staff members.
Four tire planters have popped up along the Van Ryn Avenue bike path segment between the city's landscaping just south of Industrial Park Drive.