FRENCH CAMP - Mark Poncardas had to play the Geography Bee waiting game Friday.
Mary Del Pino's weekly Portuguese Cultural Class at the Manteca Senior Center started two weeks ago. But the overwhelming response was such that an evening session to accommodate those who have indicated their interest to attend but are hampered by their daytime jobs may be forthcoming.
Manteca is getting lower power costs for its portion of the Nick DeGroot South County Surface Water Treatment Plant plus receiving $150,646 from the South San Joaquin Irrigation District as a bonus.
Felonies – crimes that involve inflicting great bodily harm or aggressive acts of stealing - dropped 2.47 percent in Manteca during 2008.
Commercial construction - for the second straight year - trumped residential building in Manteca during 2008.
House rents are dropping slightly in Manteca but not apartment rents.
Manteca's most prestigious apartment address in early 2010 could be a real treasure.
Owners of the Central Valley Motors - a used car lot that expanded its operations next door into the old Valero gas station at Alameda and North Main streets - believe they are being treated unfairly by the city when it comes to landscaping requirements.
You could tell right off the bat that the people who showed up at Stuff and Storage's public auction Friday weren't playing around.
Near record highs in January are setting the stage for California to go from a blue state to a dry state.
Eva Ruthland is a lady with class - and a story to tell.
RIPON – Seven hopefuls are seeking the crown as the 47th annual Ripon Almond Blossom festival queen.
Manteca could position itself as a major distribution center for Northern California with a massive rail and truck distribution center.
Nine days after Valentine's Day and exactly 21 days after their engagement, Patrick Payan and Andrea Juarez will exchange vows and wedding bands in front of family and friends.
Mantecan Jean Ramey has added another feather to her artist's cap. Her nostalgic watercolor rendition of a restful garden setting has earned the nod of the Manteca Garden Club to be the signature picture that will grace the brochures, flyers and posters of the garden tour in May.
A sinkhole started developing on southbound Highway 99 at Austin Road at about 9:30 Monday night prompting numerous calls to the California Highway Patrol.
There are no trophies for fourth place.
Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto, is speaking this Thursday at a meeting of the Manteca Patriots.
The Manteca Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on Friday, Feb. 14, at an undisclosed location within the City of Manteca between the hours of 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
A bold initiative to take farm water conservation to the next level is being vetted by the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
Manteca District Ambulance wants to give Manteca-Lathrop residents the power to save lives.
The Soroptimist International of Ripon is calling the area's best foursomes – men, women and mixed – to Spring Creek Golf and Country Club for its annual golf tournament on May 5.
Diane Stellhorn is an inspiration.
Miguel Lopez is thankful for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca/Lathrop.
The Ripon Consolidated Fire District recently broke ground on a new fire station on the corner of River Road and North Ripon Road.
The Pregnancy Help Center of Manteca hopes to address one of the area's growing needs with an all-you-can-eat feast.
MERCED – A Ripon man was killed early Friday morning when the pickup truck he was traveling in veered off the road on Highway 99 near Merced and crashed into metal guardrail.
Brad Peters calls it "fanning his feathers."