Everyone was busy at Athens Burgers all day Saturday, but they were all smiling. Business was so brisk that the hours around lunch time saw long lines of hungry customers.
Instead of going to church next Sunday congregations from three Manteca houses of worship plus other volunteers are "Takin' it to the Streets" as part of a Christian outreach to serve the community.
Friends in need are friends indeed.
Manteca sales tax receipts dropped 2.4 percent in July, August and September of 2009 compared to the same three months in 2008.
It wasn't the Red Sea that rolled into Sierra High's football stadium Friday night.
Sweeping Manteca's streets will soon be done with clean machines.
Finley's Bar and Grill was a last-minute addition to Manteca Restaurant Week.
The frost isn't on the pumpkin yet and the day time highs are still hitting the upper 80s and lower 90s.
RIPON - Sirens screaming down Ripon city streets at 1 p.m. today will be the highlight of the Emergency Vehicle Display Show and Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair set at the community center on Fourth Street.
Manteca's animal shelter is about to go downtown - almost.
Over the years, Elaine Thompson has developed a rapport with vendors come Pumpkin Fair time.
The "Racin' 4 Jason" fundraiser last Sunday was deemed a success by organizers.
It isn't 2000's torrid pace of 1,074 new housing starts but given the economic conditions Manteca is arguably in the middle of a mini-housing boom with 289 new single-family home housing starts in the first eight months of 2010.
Teen farmers at the Manteca Unified School District farm are inviting children to visit their pumpkin patch and corn maze beginning this Friday and Saturday.
Sophia Payan isn't taking the little things in life for granted.
New Melones Reservoir - the linchpin dam on the Stanislaus River - is dropping again on the eve of a four-day weather system that promises to usher in March with a whimper.
Tracy Cemetery is the resting place of nearly 1,000 veterans. They may be gone but certainly not forgotten.
The Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) Antone E. Raymus, 16th Annual Bowl-A-Thon takes place Saturday, Feb. 28.
Manteca's adopted budget calls for the city to dip into reserves to close out the books on June 30 to bridge a $592,940 structured deficit.
Don't expect to find that complimentary glass of water on your table the next time you sit down at a restaurant.
Wasting landscape water for some future development could become a costly proposition.
The Almond Hullers & Processors Association applauded the tentative agreement reached to resolve the West Coast ports situation.
Victor Hernandez of Weston Ranch High School won the judges' nod in the art contest sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club. As the winner among 19 entries submitted, he receives $100 cash prize.
Seniors at East Union, Manteca High, Lathrop High, and Sierra high schools were among those honored as Good Citizens by the El Toyon chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The local students were among the 14 who were recognized during a ceremony attended by the students with their parents, guardians, counselors, and administrators at the Central United Methodist Church in Stockton.
Four winters. Four consecutive years of drought.
Manteca hit a milestone three month ago when the city completed its 63rd park facility.
There are hundreds of veterans buried at the pioneer East Union Cemetery in Manteca. The markers on many of the gravestones, through the years, have deteriorated and have become weather-worn.
Manteca's ugly ducking thoroughfare - Moffat Boulevard - is inching closer to swan status.
If the murder case won't be enough to potentially keep Richard Howard Watkins behind bars for life, the other charges very likely will.
Manteca's IHOP restaurant isn't a drive-thru.