Richard W. McDonnell – known to his friends as Dick – had no problem sharing his opinions about the status of things that were going on in Manteca.
The cost of operating the Nick DeGroot Water Treatment Plant that provides surface water to Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy will drop 7.9 percent over the next 12 months.
The complete $1.24 million restoration of the HOPE Family Shelter got under way this week with an official groundbreaking at the 94-year-old site of the first hospital in Manteca.
Five names will be added to the plaques of honor in the Manteca Unified School District's personnel department. They are the Educators of the Year for 2010-11 who were nominated for the honor by parents, students, and in at least two cases, by fellow teachers.
Congressman Jerry McNerney is behind legislation to secure $450 million in federal funds over the next 10 years to help build the Altamont Commuter Express high speed rail service between Stockton and San Jose.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District's board turned down a pitch to spend $25,000 in a bid to try and leverage $300,000 in federal funds.
Carol Crawford anxiously drives to her mailbox every afternoon looking for one piece of mail in particular.
Dio Gutierrez spends most of his days in intense pain.
A Manteca toddler was rushed to the University of California Medical Center in Sacramento by helicopter Tuesday morning after being driven over by a family SUV backing out of a driveway on Blair Court.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District board has spent the past seven years talking about how they can sell retail power for 15 percent less than PG&E in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon and do so while updating the distribution system.
Food-4-Less stepped up to the plate Tuesday and presented Manteca Police officer Victor Vincent with a canine already trained in search and protection.
The Italian Catholic Federation in Manteca is one of the most generous organizations around. Last year alone, the independent faith-based group which is not affiliated with St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, donated money to St. Anthony of Padua School to give away as scholarships to five deserving students.
Jessie Marinas - a man who found strength in his "artistic soul" after a series of spinal injuries triggered a number of painful surgeries - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Jim Brown - an East Union High coaching icon known as a true gentleman - passed away over the weekend while vacationing in Georgia with his wife Jan.
The old Baccilieri Winery is No. 14 on the list of historical buildings in Manteca.
The Ripon Chamber Foundation will be putting on Soaring Over Ripon during the upcoming Labor Day weekend.
Mike Kelly - the Manteca Police Department's first community resource officer dedicated to addressing homeless issues - has been in his new position for 30 days.
Two people that police believe were an integral part of the mail theft ring that has been wreaking havoc on neighborhood postal boxes throughout Manteca ...
High school homecoming parades, a tradition that continues today in many smaller communities such as Ripon, haven't graced the streets of Manteca for at ...
Serious crime in Manteca - driven primarily by auto burglaries - is up 19.72 percent during the first six months of this year.
The crime figures are down in the City of Ripon.
The average Manteca Unified student is lagging behind the average California student in math, English, and literacy goals based on a statewide standard test.
I heard all of the adages from friends who had kids before me.
A body was discovered in a plastic tote box in the 2800 block of French Camp Road - midway between Union Road and the Park View ...
A push to reduce the population of the non-native bass in the Delta to protect endangered fish is being opposed by a group that wants ...
It was last summer that the Ripon Police Department met with concerns residents of the neighborhood near the Stanislaus River
The turnout was strong for Thursday's Health & Wellness Fair at the Manteca Senior Center.
Keeping reliable water flowing through Manteca and Lathrop household taps and irrigating Ripon almond orchards could come down one day to how well rainbow trout ...
Ripon Police officers made a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle Sunday evening after its occupants were seen loitering about a closed business in the ...
Move into a house within walking distance of a Manteca Unified elementary school and you might be in for an unpleasant surprise.