The last thing that the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District is supposed to be thinking about in January is how best to fight grass fires.
LATHROP – Reservoirs are drying up. Mountains are bare. And experts are worried that the beautiful weather that has kept winter balmy and comfortable will soon lead to a crisis in California.
Manteca Scout Troop 423 members Brandon Rogers, Thomas Trzcinski and Connor Schmitz were awarded the rank of Eagle at a recent Court of Honor.
Manteca's tribute to "The Greatest Generation" is up next on the to-do list of civic murals.
The unthinkable is nine days away from happening.
Fire completely engulfed a 35-foot-long motor coach Tuesday afternoon on northbound Interstate 5.
The Manteca VFW Jimmy Connors Post 6311 may soon have a new home.
Meteorologists, farmers and skiers aren't the only ones praying for wet weather.
By the end of her first workout at CORE Athletic Performance, Susan McCreath thought she might be sick in the parking lot.
It's not too tough to guess the No. 1 topic of conversation these days around the doctors' lounge at Doctors Hospital of Manteca.
Manteca's downtown corridor will be filled with the sound of horns and trumpets on Sunday evening.
LATHROP – It has a long and fairly technical name.
John Scharf gathered a group of children outside the gym doors, handing out garbage bags and a history lesson.
The hunt is on.
Copper thieves ripping off boxes that service street lights are costing Manteca taxpayers $95,000 a year.
She's a farmer. She's a businesswoman. She is a postal worker; and to the best of her knowledge, she was Manteca's first letter carrier. She is an artist, a landscaper and designer. She is also an architect and a homebuilder, and although she does not have the official papers to declare her as one, she has the house that she built as proof.
LATHROP – Lathrop business owners want a do-over when it comes to Measure C.
Bryan Pennino likened the sparkling new Altamont Corrdior Express Maintenance Facility as an auto repair shop.
LATHROP – A group of die-hard soccer players asked the City of Lathrop for more leeway so they could further expand their blossoming operation.
Developers are betting Manteca is going to go boom.
How is the current Manteca City Council doing?
Noah Valdez might have the spirit and moves of a basketball player, but he's got a legion of soccer players cheering him on.
It hasn't taken Randy Schaapman long to leave his mark on collegiate rodeo.
Mary Del Pino is getting ready to resume her Portuguese Cultural classes in Manteca.
Steve Perea isn't trying to run anybody out of town.
Manteca home builders want the city to speed up processing development plans but apparently they don't want to pay for it.
The Delta Rebels are no more.
Many harbingers of spring have come and gone.
STOCKTON - John Muir spurred an environmental movement that continues to gain steam a century after his death. An estimated 150 scholars and fans will gather to examine that legacy on Saturday, March 22, at a conference at University of the Pacific, home to the world's largest archive of Muir writings, sketches and photographs.
Janet Dyk two decades ago wanted to make sure that school kids had a connection to farming and understand where their food came from.