Delfino Perry had no intention of building one of the West Coast's largest melon brokering firms when he planted his first crop 75 years ago.
RIPON - The opening day of the Color the Skies Over Ripon hot air balloon festival saw two special people climb into the baskets of separate balloons – one the 15-year-old poster boy for the event and the other an adventuresome 102-year-old grandmother.
The Trails of Manteca - a proposed project that would add 1,650 housing units in the southwest portion of the city - could increase municipal water consumption by roughly 9 percent when it is completed.
Lisa Barber had so much fun when she was a Girl Scout she knew that she couldn't let her daughter pass up the opportunity.
The long-awaited Library Park expansion is ready to go to bid with work expected to start in earnest after the Manteca Pumpkin Fair Oct. 2-3.
Zach Reis almost wore out his arm ringing "The Bell" Friday night.
Manteca is accomplishing something few other valley cities can claim: It has substantially reduced the pumping of groundwater.
The Manteca Idol finalists now have to be ready to show what they have for the judges each and every week.
Today there is an almond orchard and not much more on the northeast quadrant of the Highway 120 Bypass and Highway 99 interchange where upwards of 187,000 vehicles pass a day.
RIPON - The Ripon Quarterback Club is on the road again to raise more funds for organized youth athletic programs in the community.
Manteca's next three murals will celebrate families and diversity, the Portuguese, and the impact of the railroad on the community.
Tom Wilson is taking his love for the library to the streets. Literally.
A six-year-old child walking with his dad and 4-year-old brother was hit by a car Monday shortly after 9 p.m. while the three of them were in a crosswalk on West Atherton Drive at Pagola Avenue near Veritas School.
Music - as well as an expanded homework assistance program – is part of the new offerings at the Manteca Boys & Girls Club.
RIPON - The message was clear: Washington can keep its stimulus funds as Ripon can manage just fine on its own without help from "bankrupt" Uncle Sam.
Manteca had a sweet deal going when Spreckles Sugar opened its factory for what ended up being an 80-year run.
East Union celebrated the return of its music man, Jose Baron, this past weekend.
There's nothing small about the proposed Lathrop Gateway Business Park.
The value of search and rescue dogs throughout the state was demonstrated before Manteca Unified School District's law enforcement and fire service students in the be.tech Academy's "First Responders" program.
An estimated 10,000 mourners paid their final respects to Wenjian Liu.
Janice Ward anxiously awaits her day in court with disabled-access advocate and litigious attorney Scott Johnson.
Every move that Brad Peters makes is thought out.
The odds for a normal year of snow and rain are rapidly evaporating.
That meme with the tough-faced toddler holding up his fist to signal an accomplishment?
Property and sales tax receipts for the City for Manteca are exceeding budget projections.
If it all goes according to plan the City of Lathrop might have just made its last $1.2 million debt service payment for a series of bonds taken out to participate in the South County Water Supply Project.
The solution to protecting southwest Manteca from a 200-year flood will help determine exactly where the controversial proposed alignment of the future Raymus Expressway will swing through the rural countryside.
When the City of Lathrop sends representatives to Washington, D.C., as part of an annual lobbying trip they hope to bring back more than dirty clothes in a suitcase.
The 2015 art contest sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club will have 19 Manteca Unified high school students competing for a cash award and the honor of seeing their art work being used for the club's posters and brochures.
The Manteca Children's Foundation is now accepting applications for its scholarships to high school seniors.