The Veterans of Foreign Wars canteen in Ripon serves as a second home for many surviving GIs who served their country and in many cases paid a horrible price for freedom – a freedom that many of us take for granted.
The Manteca Planning Commission could also be called the Melting Pot Commission.
Copper wire thieves struck Lincoln Park and its baseball field again.
Some 2,500 people have already signed up for the next mud run at Dell'Osso Farms on Saturday, May 31, at the Lathrop site on Manthey Road next to the San Joaquin River just off Interstate 5.
Cliff Chamberlain - a 1997 Manteca High graduate who has been enjoying success as an actor in live theater in Chicago - is heading to network TV.
When it comes to generosity, the gold standard is set by Manteca businessmen like Dennis Williams who oversees Ernie's Food and Spirits and Casino Real as well as Phil Waterford who owns Manteca Ford and Exotic High Car Line.
One man's grass is another man's weed.
While we're on the subject of Manteca stepping up to be more environmental friendly, it's been seven years since the first "rubber" streets were put in place in Manteca and they are still doing fine. A rubberized cape seal was put on sections of Cottage Avenue and Center Street while a rubberized overlay was used on segments of Alameda Street and Union Road.
William Kent Krueger has scored again.
Marion Elliott, Dino Curial and Jack Snyder - three men who have served on the Manteca Hall of Fame committee since its inception 22 years ago - accepted recognition from the Manteca City Council Tuesday for their organization's efforts.
Carlon Perry and a fellow Veterans of Foreign Wars Jimmie Connors Post member were spotted putting up a sign Saturday morning at the corner of Moffat Boulevard and Industrial Park Drive proclaiming it as the future home for the post.
San Joaquin County Superior Court Judge Tony Agbayani told those attending Manteca Rotary's Law Day luncheon on Tuesday at Isadore's Restaurant of an encounter he had recently while walking late at night in Stockton
Didn't get your weeds that are 6 inches or higher cut down before the Manteca Fire Department started its weed inspections on May 1?
Manteca is getting another fast food restaurant in the form of the city's third Taco Bell.
The Fiore family that owns Center Appliance is betting that good things will start happening at the northern end of the Main Street corridor once the new Lathrop Road and Highway 99 interchange opens next year.
The Place of Refuge congregation spread holiday cheer far and wide this holiday season.
Robert Hendricksen e-mailed in this gem about his own shopping cart etiquette observations:
Organizers of a Manteca Christmas Eve breakfast are worried that this may be a bleak Christmas for older children and younger teens.
It was 62 degrees at mid-afternoon Monday in Manteca and music filled the air in some neighborhoods. No, not Christmas music. It was music from the speakers of an ice cream truck.
Downtown Manteca is losing one of its most unique businesses.
Toys, clothes and blankets are on the shopping lists for Manteca police officers and other employees who are invading Target and Walmart this weekend to help Santa make Christmas brighter for the less fortunate on their beats.
You have two chances to play Santa for kids in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop that may go without toys on Christmas.
Brandy Clark has some good news.
Congressman Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, has nominated three South County high school students for consideration for appointment to three of the nation's prestigious military academies.
Manteca's George McParland School is receiving a $5,000 Bright Ideas Grant from Pacific Gas & Electric.
The homeless are going country.