A sugar shortage triggered by World War I indirectly gave birth to Spreckels Sugar – a name that was synonymous with Manteca prosperity for almost 80 years.
Two municipal workers with four decades of tireless behind-the-scene efforts at serving citizens were selected Saturday as the 2010 Co-Employees of the Year for the City of Manteca.
David A. Winegarden is the new publisher of the Manteca Bulletin.
RIPON – The Volunteers in Police Services of Ripon serve their community in dozens of ways, all for gratis.
Second Harvest Food Bank's second annual Chili Pot Cook Off takes place Saturday, Aug. 14, to help feed struggling families.
The mood was somber Friday night when friends and family gathered at the site where Derrick Gann – a 19-year-old Manteca resident – was gunned down on Tuesday, July 27. He was later pronounced dead at Doctors Hospital in Manteca.
Widening Highway 99 through Manteca will also improve traffic flow at the Highway 120 Bypass interchange.
When it comes to green Manteca is going platinum.
In response to increased adult mosquito populations and the detection of West Nile virus in several areas around Manteca and Lathrop, the San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District (District) is preparing to conduct ground spraying for adult mosquito cntrol.
RIPON – Chief Dennis Bitters of the Ripon Consolidated Fire District was up for a salary raise each year for the last two years.
Changing 4,800 light bulbs will save Manteca taxpayers at least $150,000 a year.
The Manteca Police Department "Motor Skills Challenge" believed to be the first of its kind in San Joaquin County in recent history is set to start Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley lifestyle center at Union Road and the Highway 120 Bypass.
About a year ago, Cassandra Wood was in dire need of dental work.
Restoring old junk relics into beautiful custom cars has been the love of life for Mantecan Bob Hall – with his wife Barbara's love, support and a little elbow grease of her own thrown into the equation.
LATHROP – Raise taxes for fire protection, or increase fire insurance?
Stuff the bus for the sake of kids is the theme of a toy drive that's been a Christmas undertaking for the Manteca Unified School District's bus drivers dating back to 2008.
Dan Doyle is not happy Lathrop is discussing flood issues behind closed doors.
It's the quintessential Manteca dog house.
It could end up being the most costly Lathrop Mayor's race in the city's brief history.
More than 50 men from 11 churches in the area attended the Central Valley Men's Prayer Night on Monday held at Calvary Community Church in Manteca.
The most loyal contributors to the Turkeys R US campaign - a 17-year-old effort to make sure no family in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop goes without the traditional holiday turkey at Thanksgiving and Christmas - are those who know tough times.
The deadline to enter the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's 42nd annual holiday parade is Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 5 p.m.
Ashley Drain, the wife and mother who ended school board trustee Manuel Medeiros's 16 years of elected service in the November elections, has plenty of plans as the representative of Area 2.
Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion said his department will comply with a federal appeals court decision that keeps a lower ruling in place that loosens restrictions on carrying concealed weapons.
When it rains, it just drizzles. So far, that's how the wet weather has been in the parched and drought-ravaged Northern San Joaquin Valley during the current fall season. But, as a Bay Area radio newscaster commented the other day, we're grateful for every little rain.
The Turkeys R Us drive has collected enough funds and frozen birds to distribute 1,233 turkeys for struggling families in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
After 70 years Manteca's Jimmie Connors Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 is going to finally have a home.
Mayor-elect Steve DeBrum would like to see all options explored to combat scavengers rifling through residential garbage cans looking for junk mail to sell to ID thieves as well as to snag recyclables and leaving trash strewn around on the street in their wake.
It appears that all of the incumbents vying for reelection in Lathrop will secure another term.
Some 240 volunteers are expected to call community members Monday and Tuesday in a bid to raise $120,000 for the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.