First, it all started with a move to Los Angeles and a dream to make it big.
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.
When it rains, it just drizzles. So far, that's how the wet weather has been in the parched and drought-ravaged Northern San Joaquin Valley during the current fall season. But, as a Bay Area radio newscaster commented the other day, we're grateful for every little rain.
The Turkeys R Us drive has collected enough funds and frozen birds to distribute 1,233 turkeys for struggling families in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
After 70 years Manteca's Jimmie Connors Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 is going to finally have a home.
Mayor-elect Steve DeBrum would like to see all options explored to combat scavengers rifling through residential garbage cans looking for junk mail to sell to ID thieves as well as to snag recyclables and leaving trash strewn around on the street in their wake.
It appears that all of the incumbents vying for reelection in Lathrop will secure another term.
Some 240 volunteers are expected to call community members Monday and Tuesday in a bid to raise $120,000 for the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.
The Turkeys R Us drive has collected enough funds and frozen birds to distribute 1,180 turkeys to struggling families in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Are Manteca Unified School District's two newly-elected trustees - Ashley Drain and Alexander Bronson - legal residents of the areas they were elected to represent?
McParland Principal Dale Borgeson came up with the vision for his school's next health and fitness project.
Neighbors United - a group of community activists primarily from the area south of Manteca - has stepped up to purchase 100 turkeys to make sure struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop don't go without traditional meals on Thanksgiving and Christmas
It may soon be illegal to enter or take from garbage containers in Manteca.
There was a time in the not-so-distant past when you could count by the fingers of one hand the stand-out places where you could take your family on a windshield tour of colorful fall foliage in and around Manteca.
The same firm that designed and built Manteca's transit center, the animal shelter, and municipal vehicle maintenance building during the past three years could be awarded the contract for the Moffat Community Center/Veterans Hall.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District's water outlook for 2015 looks promising.
Unless Lathrop takes the necessary steps to protect the community from the threat of a 200-year-flood, all development in the community could come grinding to a halt in 2016.