The prospect for a turkey on the tables of 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop has gotten a bit brighter.
Charlie Halford can tell you stories that can bring tears to your eyes.
I began attending the Boys & Girls Club in the fourth grade and fell in love the day I joined. As young as I was, I began learning things about myself I never knew. I built relationships that I still hold strongly to this day and have bonded with many of the staff members.
There were 330 seniors who took advantage of the free influenza inoculations Friday morning with some sharing stories of their exciting and sometimes adventurous lives.
Manteca Councilwoman Debby Moorhead is pushing for a crosswalk on South Powers Avenue at Hutchings Street to improve the safety of kids walking to and from Lincoln School.
Nearly a dozen charges against Edward Williams Adams, 18, last Sunday were not enough to keep the Manteca man behind bars.
WESTON RANCH – A high school and a community came together Wednesday to pay tribute to one principal and welcome another.
Not a single one of the contestants left in the Manteca Idol contest were anywhere near being born when the 70s disco craze hit with full force.
The "Caring for the Caregiver" symposium is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 14, at Stockton's Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel, 110 W. Fremont St.
Scouting for food is a national canned food drive put on by the Boy Scouts of America.
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.