St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca observed Good Friday in a solemn service that was repeated in other Catholic churches throughout the world. It did not have the extreme drama that took place in the Philippines, with devotees allowing themselves to be nailed on a cross, but the roughly two-hour worship was just as solemn and meditative.
The severity of the four-year drought could mean dead lawns throughout Manteca, the banning of nonprofit car washes, slashing aggregate water use at city parks by 25 percent, and the hiring of a water resources coordinator and two enforcement assistants.
While Gov. Jerry Brown was mandating water flowing from spigots be reduced 25 percent due to California's severe drought the bureaucracy he oversees was continuing its effort to drain New Melones Reservoir of an extra 15,000 acre feet of water
Angela Seamas of the Portuguese Fraternal Society of America and her group have a new fund-raising project this year.
An octogenarian female driver escaped unscathed after the car she was driving hit the fire hydrant on the corner of the Manteca Presbyterian Church at North Main and East North streets.
Doctors Hospital has five new nurses on staff following an intense Versant intern program.
Rasheed Ali ripped at the seam, pulling the egg from its plastic wrapper.
Manteca could resort to using a water truck to irrigate public landscaping using recycled treated wastewater if the drought worsens.
She sat on the curb in front of her small motel room on Moffat Boulevard Wednesday afternoon as she waited for hot water for the first time in more than a week.
Every drop of water now counts.
Manteca Presbyterian Church, 275 N. Main St., is planning a series of services and events to mark Holy Week.
In an extremely rare move, Manteca fire and building safety inspectors along with county health representatives ordered the Inn at the Station on Moffat Boulevard shut down Monday until a long list of health and safety repairs are made.
The notices that hung on the doors of the Inn by the Station – spelled out over a Manteca Police Department badge – told the residents that they could no longer inhabit the places that they had called home.
Mountain Valley Express trucking company's website touts that it is "the safest trucking company in the State of California."
A team of 75 volunteers including children spent Saturday morning honoring fallen heroes by trimming, cleaning and polishing their headstones.
Dave Winegarden's life-long fascination with museums led him to serving as the president of the Manteca Historical Society.
The Northgate Park group picnic area and restrooms are being upgraded thanks to growth.
Virginia Madueno, former Riverbank mayor and lsmall business owner, will be vying alongside five other candidates to represent the 12th Assembly District, a seat presently occupied by Kristin Olsen (R–Riverbank).
Seven major road projects to enhance Manteca traffic flow are expected to be completed or started in the next 12 months.
Five Doctors Hospital nurses and respiratory and radiology therapists were awarded the coveted Tenet Heroes Awards - four as a life saving team and another recognizing a radiology technologist lauded for making everyone feel important.
Some 266 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - including 166 teens - are spending three days next month walking and pulling carts along the historic Mormon Emigrant Trail across the Sierra.
The San Joaquin County Grand Jury is trashing unattended for-profit donation bins.
Get ready for a shocker.
Manteca Unified School District trustee Sam Fant will have to wait to see whether the censure motion that was before the board on Tuesday will end up on another board agenda sometime soon.
Sundays are special days for Mike Dillman.
It's the $350,000 question – can a fractured and divisive Manteca Unified School District Board of Education pick a successor to fill the seat vacated by the embattled Alexander Bronson?
What could end up being Manteca's most high profile sign is now going through the environmental review process.
There will be no drug testing program at Ripon High.
Manteca Police detectives have taken another alleged pornography operative off the city streets.
There's a new hospitalist at Doctors Hospital who comes across as caring angel.