RIPON – It's going to be somewhat of a difficult Christmas this year for boys and girls in the South County that are spending their first holiday away from loved ones after being placed in foster care.
If you want to give a gift that says "Manteca" this Christmas but don't want it to be a can of Armour Star lard with both English and Spanish spellings then the Manteca Museum gift shop might be the right place to search.
A daring thief made off with more than $500 in cash Monday afternoon from the office of Mountain Mike's Pizza on North Main Street at Louise Avenue making it in and out of the business without being seen.
Five blue stars across the bottom of the World War II mural being dedicated Saturday reflects a rarity that Manteca had by having one family with five sons serving in the various branches of military during the war.
Three years ago Manteca city officials told John and Vivien Griffin their fence was no longer considered in violation after the Chadwick Square homeowners were able to prove it wasn't a safety problem as a complaint made at that time contended.