Phil Waterford had many things to be thankful for as he stood before a packed house at the Manteca Senior Center for the Manteca Community Prayer Breakfast Thursday morning.
More than 300 Mormon volunteers will help spruce up 13 Manteca municipal parks on Saturday.
The last stop in Saturday's "Gardens for Generations" garden tour is no stranger to those who have faithfully followed this annual tradition of the Manteca Garden Club. This is the third time it has been featured in the last dozen years or so.
Scenes from the opening of the new Spreckels Park BMX track at Moffat Boulevard and Spreckels Avenue.
Artists who want to be a part of history-in-the-making are invited to show samples of their work at the Manteca Historical Museum on Saturday, May 22, from 1 to 5 p.m.
MODESTO – Eight local artists will be featured on a 32-track compilation showcasing the rising stars of the Central Valley music scene.
California Carnival is open through Sunday next to McDonald's on East Yosemite Avenue to raise money for the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend celebration.
RIPON - Neither rain nor sleet nor snow will keep a good mail man from completing his appointed rounds, especially after 30 years of dedicated service – Ripon's Steve Guyett is the perfect example after suffering a double stroke.
A Grace Davis High School junior has been crowned the winner in the Kaiser Permanente Don't Buy the Lie Contest, a local billboard design contest that delivers a powerful anti-tobacco message to teens.
LATHROP – A compelling sculpture of an eagle and its hapless prey is this year's winner of the Lathrop Mayor's Art Purchase Award.
Music lovers will get a chance to enjoy the ambiance of live acoustic music while at the same time benefiting one of the nation's leading children's charities.
Scenes from Sunday's MRPS Classy Car Show that raised money for the MRPS scholarship fund.
LATHROP – What if you have a birthday coming and the celebration is moved three months after the actual date? Not only that, the party in your honor is being combined with another celebration?
This year's South County Cinco de Mayo "Fiesta Day!" hosted by the South San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will be held on Saturday, May 8, at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
Manteca's new BMX track is being dedicated Thursday at 4 p.m.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.
The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.
The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.
A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.
Manteca Unified students may soon start growing future jobs.
The first time that Gary Scharmann officiated a varsity high school football game he made a tackle.
STOCKTON - A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the project Thursday.
A barrage of illegal fireworks set off by a house fire made several hits on a Manteca fire truck and narrowly missed firefighters as they were scrambling to get fire hoses in place at a Thursday evening house fire in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue.