Laura Vieira had concerns about having to provide gifts for needy youngsters of Manteca.
Mike Mallory, Second Harvest Food Bank's chief executive officer, has been overwhelmed by the recent holiday donations.
The Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau is staging its annual Women's Connection in 2009 as four quarterly luncheons instead of just one daylong event.
Ed Powers was 24 years old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.
LATHROP - Four months since the start of Matt Browne's wrongful-termination hearing, and 10 months after he was fired without due process by former City Manager Yvonne Quiring, Lathrop's former chief building official may finally get an answer as early as January if he gets his old job back.
RIPON - A DUI check point on Jack Tone Road near Highway 99 Saturday night netted Ripon Police six vehicles they towed and a woman with two no bail warrants out of Alameda County for forgery and burglary.
Sequoia Annex, in all likelihood, is closing in 2009.
Mayor Willie Weatherford wants a little less talk and a lot more action.
Class-size reduction for Manteca Unified costs $8.4 million.
LATHROP - Is the Lathrop City Council ready to appoint or hire a new city manager?
East Union High's Amy Cross is organizing a scramble golf tournament for her senior project.
t's a Christmas tableau that is making its debut at the Manteca Historical Museum this year.
As part of her senior project, East Union High student Kristen Davis will be collecting gifts to give to the children staying at the Raymus House during the holiday season.
It didn't take long for homes in Manteca to sell at the dawn of 2005.
Last year, the Pregnancy Help Center in Manteca helped 720 clients, all women who were pregnant or had babies.
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."
South San Joaquin Irrigation District may come to the rescue of 44,000 people in Tuolumne County expected to run out of water in less than 80 days.
Everybody loves Uncle Frank - as in Frank Guinta.
An 85-year-old Manteca woman was thrown through the plate glass window of the Manteca UPS Store after being struck by a car driven by her husband.
The arthritis in Joanne Johnston's back and knees are so bad that the 69-year-old needs a wheelchair to get around town.
Rain, slick streets, vehicle crashes and a two-hour power outage plagued the Manteca area mid-day on Friday including a Camaro sports car crashing into an electrical transformer on Commerce Avenue between Home Depot and Staples.
The Manteca Futbol Club's 6v6 Charitable Shootout crowned seven division winners and raised about $9,000 during play last weekend.
It's never good when the police know you by name.
Manteca could join a small but growing number of California municipalities and water districts that are offering residents rebates or low-cost loans to convert to xeriscape landscaping.
LATHROP – Kristin Olsen knows her water.
A Stockton man was arrested early Thursday morning for driving under the influence after the pickup truck he was driving skidded off the road and took out a power pole on Airport Way.
Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring will host the annual Valentine's Day luncheon for seniors on Wednesday.
Bill Todd has gone from fighting fires to throwing darts.
It was obvious that it had been days since she had last seen a shower or any prolonged time at a sink.