When Frank Aquila first decided that he was going to host a dinner honoring families that have lost loved ones at war he didn't quite know what to expect.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is pulling out all the stops to mark a major historical milestone.
TRACY – South County farmers worried that power transmission lines being considered that may severely impact – if not completely take away – their property aren't holding back.
RIPON - It's all part of an effort to save the lives of motorcycle riders with Manteca and Ripon motorcycle police officers putting on their safety fair Saturday at Mistlin Park in Ripon for the Ripon-Manteca Motorcycle Safety Fair.
LATHROP – Manteca artist Dan Voller was the big winner in this year's Mayor's Art Purchase Award Show and Sale.
Manteca's drive to recover "100 percent of all costs" for park use could drive the farmers market out of downtown Manteca's Library Park.
Firefighting resources within Santa Barbara County have been overwhelmed this past week in their efforts to combat a large wildland fire. As such, the City of Manteca Fire Department is entering the sixth day of having an engine company deployed to assist communities in the Santa Barbara area. The fire engine being used is provided to the City by the Office of Emergency Services (OES) from the State of California.
More than $600 dollars in prizes will be awarded at this weekend's 5th Annual Photography Contest and Show jointly sponsored by the Manteca and Tracy Camera clubs.
A 30-acre almond orchard that has been home to five generations of the Freitas family faces the threat of being bisected literally by giant power transmission lines.
RIPON - A Ripon paper plant that has long been a part of the nucleus to the community's industrial base is closing - a move that has touched the hearts of its workers and their families.
Manteca's elected leaders authorized the issuance of $19 million in bonds Tuesday to complete the final phase of the retrofit and expansion of the wastewater treatment plant.
Delicato Vineyards is holding its Thirteenth Annual Photography Show from Wednesday, July 1 through Saturday, July 25. Competition is open to entries by amateur and professional photographers, which will be judged jointly. There will be over $1,000 in cash and gift certificate awards presented to the winners for their original photographs in the following categories: landscape/ nature, people/ portrait, travel/ architecture, animals, Manteca scenes, and other.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams will be sponsoring a community wide Independence Day Fireworks event at Big League Dreams on Friday July 3.
Two fundraisers for the Manteca High Sober Grad Committee are taking place this week.
The Rev. Quincy McClain and the Southside Christian Church are again offering a summer event to reach out to help change the lives of hundreds of youth who live in what is one of Manteca's most notorious at-risk neighborhoods for gang influences – Southside.
Get ready to rock.
The Manteca Children's Foundation will be conducting their annual Blanket for Kids drive at the Manteca Pumpkin Fair and plan to continue it through the fall.
Five years after the death of their son, Jeremy, Jerry Lum and Dorothea Timmons are now looking forward to having their day in court.
A part-time security guard and a clerk at his family's Chevron station at Union Road and Yosemite Avenue, Muhammad Rashid, 30, never returned home after a Saturday night guard assignment on Lammers Road in Tracy.
LATHROP – Brent Maynor's concerns aren't necessarily limited.
Russ Munson is never one to be late.
The case involving the arrest of Jeremy Lum by three Lathrop Police officers on July 8, 2009 is riddled with inconsistencies on the part of the defendants, according to sworn depositions which have been affirmed by a judge with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California in Sacramento.
The double-crested cormorant is not on any endangered species list.
It is going to cost nearly $150 million for levee upgrades to protect Manteca, Lathrop, Weston Ranch, and parts of rural south Manteca from a 200-year flood.
It's now the $310 million question.
Jim Anderson - a popular home-grown rock singer that pays tribute to Elvis Presley's early years - is performing on the Main Stage of the 30th annual Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair this weekend in downtown Manteca.
The Moving Wall - an 80 percent replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., - is returning to Manteca a little more than 20 years after its first appearance.
Editor's note: This is an abbreviated version of a column about the Manteca High Vietnam Moving Wall ceremonies that former Manteca High student and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis appeared at that was published in March of 1993.
Good luck getting California's diverse special interest groups to agree on anything.
Educator Shane Smith is on the ballot for the Nov. 4 vote for Ripon City Council election even though he says he has been talked out of running because he is relatively new to the community.