The Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society used to be made up exclusively of those of Portuguese decent.
The levees protecting Lathrop and southwest Manteca have been granted 100-year flood accreditation by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The first day of fall 2010 lasted less than an hour. Chances are, you were asleep when the autumnal equinox crept in shortly after 11 p.m. on Wednesday.
RIPON - Bursting with spirit, Bella Steele, 7, is an integral part of her novice cheerleading team for the Ripon Christian Knights practicing three days a week.
The 100 block of North Maple Avenue could end up with traffic going south to north if Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez has his way.
More than 1,500 members from three Manteca congregations are skipping Sunday services on Oct. 10.
So, who is the better dancer – Manteca Ford owner Phil Waterford, council member Debby Moorhead, Superintendent of County Schools Mick Founts, or Councilman Vince Hernandez?
It was no sooner than American soldiers were sent to fight the Global War on Terrorism in the Middle East that local service organizations such as Soroptimist International of Manteca began to find ways to help out.
The report card is in - Give Every Child a Chance continues to exceed the mark when it comes to helping struggling kids improve in school.
PG&E this past summer replaced 2.5 miles of a natural gas pipeline that runs from Woodward Avenue to West Ripon Road south of Manteca. The segment had been ranked its 43rd worst natural gas pipeline segment based on a high risk list compiled by PG&E.
LATHROP – Lathrop is pulling all the stops this week for the annual Lathrop Celebration.
Plans for a major travel plaza on the outskirts of Lathrop on the southwest corner of the Interstate 5 and Roth Road interchange are being considered Thursday by the San Joaquin County Planning Commission.
Sunday's Manteca Historical Society shindig - the 18th annual Barbecue Social - is taking place beneath the trees in the spacious country backyard of Nick and Kristen Founts.
LATHROP – The city's economic picture painted by Lathrop Economic Development Administrator Steve Carrigan in his latest report to the City Council was not completely rosy.
Del Webb at Woodbridge is confident new home sales will remain steady for the age-restricted community during 2011.
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.
The City of Manteca wouldn't be able to build the Moffat Community Center this year for $1.16 million unless it deferred meeting the same landscape requirements it imposes on the private sector.
Manteca taxpayers could lose $1.1 million by a state forced sale of three parcels.
Manteca Unified is taking the drought seriously.
They shared stories of struggles and perseverance.
Carol Davis is dedicated to helping struggling students turn on the proverbial light switch in their minds.