Brian Dell' Osso is leaning against a rail some three stories off the ground, recounting testing the family's newest attraction – the one that I happened to be getting ready to try for the first time.
Manteca's unemployment picture – as well as that of every other community in San Joaquin County – bucked the statewide trend for the second straight month in September as more people went back to work.
Fifty-eight more homes – including 40 being touted as Manteca's first workforce housing neighborhood – are being presented to the City Council Tuesday for initial approval and annexation by declared Manteca mayoral candidate Ben Cantu.
Kids and parents alike can get a free taste of what the Boys & Girls Club is all about during the Lights after School Event this Thursday, Oct, 22, from 4 to 8 p.m.
It's a thankless job.
A quick response by Manteca firefighters keep flames from reaching the roof of the shuttered Mervyn's Department Store building Friday afternoon at about 3:30 p.m.
RIPON - It is arguably the fun run with the most interesting characters racing through one of San Joaquin County's most picturesque fall settings.
It's trash to you but to criminals it is a gold mine.
RIPON – Modesto resident William Wood had never been to Caswell Memorial State Park before he and wife headed out last week for a few days of rest and relaxation.
Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker's monthly "Coffee with the Chief" takes place this Saturday from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the IHOP restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue in the Spreckels Marketplace shopping center.
Trisha Checketts doesn't spend her time in the bathroom warming up her vocal cords while checking her make-up.
Contributions in the past 30 days have added $9,380 to campaign war chests for five candidates vying for three seats - including the mayor's post - on the Manteca City Council in today's municipal election.
Alondra Avila has been accepted into the Miss Stockton/Sacrament pageant on Nov. 22.
With just 23 days left before Thanksgiving, the Turkeys R Us drive is short 742 turkeys to make sure struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop have a traditional holiday meal.
Passage of Manteca Unified's $159 million Measure G school bond in Tuesday's election could cost the owner of a typical home in Manteca and Lathrop home $5,400 over the next 30 years.
It was "all aboard" the Altamont Corridor Express Thursday morning for some two dozen Manteca, Lathrop and Ripon community leaders to see for themselves how ACE serves thousands of riders a day on four trains.
The old Career Center at Manteca High is about to get flipped.
I spent Halloween night riding along with two Manteca Police officers looking for spooks who had too much to drink before they got behind the wheel. It was part of a saturation patrol planned to keep children and other motorists on the street safe.
It's now just a matter of style and whether they feel like spending the money.
It would cost $1.5 million to install quieter wayside horns at Manteca's 10 railroad crossings.
Walter Woodward was quite a guy.
Three Manteca Cowboy players and an 8-month-old baby girl suddenly lost their mom, Jessica Wilcox, on Thursday. Her passing was unexpected and leaves the family heartbroken.
Art and Myra Lucas, lifelong residents of Manteca, were guests of honor at a party hosted by their four children and their spouses.
Riley Vinson won't spin you a hard luck tale.
Jordan Grey rocked hesitantly at the edge of the garage while the sound of electricity pulsed up a Jacob's ladder in the corner.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A judge on Thursday approved a plan that allows Stockton to leave bankruptcy protection by eliminating more than $2 billion in long-term debt payments without touching the city's pension obligations.