Ed Powers was 24 years old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.
Scenes from Sunday's "Church under the Sun"
Affordability - in terms of being able to secure housing by renting or buying - is showing signs of starting to erode once again in Manteca.
The midway, the numerous exhibits, foods, and the concerts are part of the 2010 San Joaquin County Fair.
LATHROP - The firefighters did not even need to ask for donations. Motorists at the intersection of Louise Avenue and Harlan Road in Lathrop kept the 10 volunteers from the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District constantly on their toes with their donations from 9 a.m. to about 1 p.m. Saturday.
A barbershop quartet comprised of Manteca High students has made their mark during the past school year from singing their rendition of the National Anthem at area events to a talent show and end of the year concert.
Scenes from the 91st annual MRPS festa.
Tyler Gales sauntered onto the Give Every Child a Chance bus in the parking lot of Best Buy with an ear-to-ear to grin.
The Trails of Manteca - the biggest completely residential housing project ever envisioned for the city - is getting ready to move to the environmental study stage.
At the tender age of 9, Shari McCallister raised livestock for the fair competition.
Sail away to Puppet Island with Captain Book and his hilarious crew with Tony Borders on Wednesday, June 16, at 3:30 p.m., the Manteca Branch Library.
Dynamic Drive will provide part of the entertainment during Tuesday's Manteca downtown farmers at Library Park that runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Delicato Vineyards is holding its 14th Annual Photography Show from Monday, June 28, through Saturday, July 24.
Later this year you'll be able to drive on Atherton Drive from Woodward Avenue just west of Moffat Boulevard to Union Road.
It was a dream of a lifetime for William Sarina to once again visit his Swiss roots with his son Dennis and grandson Nathan in the Alpine countryside of the Confederation of Helvetica or Switzerland as it is commonly called today.
Ripon's Magpie Antiques is on the cover of Today's Vintage magazine published monthly by Lucky Clover Publishing in Phoenix, Ariz.
City of Manteca garbage crews on Tuesday had to call for assistance to clear three homeless out of a commercial trash bin and enclosure for a fast food restaurant where they had been camping, sleeping, and apparently scavenging food.
There were protestors and politicians and bullhorns and buses.
It's been described as "one of our county's best kept secrets."
Have a safe Halloween at St. Anthony of Padua School. Send a child to science camp next year.
Manteca's homeless problem is multi-faceted.
There will be even less polling locations this year on Election Day. Blame that on the increase in the number of absentee ballots being requested and returned days before Election Day.
The $1 million "beautification" of Louise Avenue using state tax dollars restricted for that purpose has plenty of detractors.
Santa is getting new digs.
The final Manteca Bulletin golden pumpkin worth $100 is being hidden on Wednesday.
A special mental illness forum is set for Doctors Hospital of Manteca Wednesday from 6 until 7:30 p.m. in the Conference Center on the North Street campus.
Pity the folks within several blocks of Sierra High trying to have a nice quiet Friday evening watching the World Series on television.
Lathrop's newest house of worship, which is holding a grand opening Sunday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m., is called Thrive Church for a reason.