Neighbors of former Manteca City Council member Jay Smart once joked they could actually read the newspaper at their kitchen table at night from the glow of 2,000 plus lights he put on the roof of his former Higton Street home each Christmas.
Suffering from dementia and spending most of his days in a wheel chair at a convalescent home, Donald Davis, 67, of Manteca, decided to buy a car while dressed only in his pajamas and slippers, police said, and ended up dying in a hospital hours later.
Manteca's newest Safe Halloween event takes place Sunday at the Big League Dreams sports complex starting at 5 p.m.
It may be furlough Friday for many government offices. Their loss. But for many employees in private businesses who don't have the mandatory day off to save the budget, today is come-to-work-as-scary-or-nice-as-you-dare-to-be.
Manteca this weekend has everything from a mad scientist invading a neighborhood to trunk and treat events for kids plus numerous parties for adults to celebrate Halloween.
Kayla Miller was moved by the LINK production of "Hiding."
Kayla Miller and Edna Magana can thank the Boys and Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop for providing better understanding of their community.
Kirk Waters knows just how big of a difference the Boys & Girls Club can make in a young person's life.
Members of the Health Occupations Students of America at Manteca Unified are preparing to host another "Trunk or Treat" Sunday.
Future Manteca residents in the Austin Road Business Park calling 9-1-1 for a medical emergency might just see a Manteca Fire Department engine and a Ripon Consolidated Fire District ambulance pull up in front of their home.
Halloween is a time for dressing up in costume and having a good time.
It's not supposed to happen - according to the cable TV financial talking heads - but Florsheim Homes has already sold eight homes in the fifth phase of the Valley Blossom neighborhood without any buyer even inspecting a model.
The days are winding down at the Manteca Senior Center for John Boore.
Two homeless encampments near Spreckels Park retail stores have been cleaned out by city crews and transients ousted by Manteca Police.
At this time of the year, almond farmers like Richard Phillips and Don Putz start playing cat and mouse with Mother Nature.
Steven Reed didn't know what to expect when the group of teenagers stepped up to the microphone in Woodward Park Friday evening.
Bennie Gatto wanted to be a lifer.
Things have gone from very bad to bad on the Stanislaus River watershed that's critical for South County farms and cities,
The fallen will be remembered during traditional Memorial Day ceremonies at 10 a.m. at the East Union Cemetery at Union Road and Louie Avenue.
The 2016 election may be over a year out, but five candidates have already tossed their hat in the ring to represent the 12th Assembly District, a seat presently occupied by Kristin Olsen (R–Riverbank).
Spoiled food and table scraps you toss into your brown Toter will eventually help fuel the City of Manteca refuse trucks that collect your garbage, recyclables and yard waste.
Chris Lambert was thankful.
It is safe to say Councilman Richard Silverman isn't impressed with the just completed $2 million landscaping project along the 120 Bypass and Highway 99 corridors through Manteca.
Planning on hitting the lake or the mountains this weekend?
A free "Concert at the Wall" for junior high and high school students takes place this evening at 6 p.m. as part of the Not Forgotten Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration at Woodward Park.
John Silva wore it on his vest.
Vietnam veteran George Terry is on a mission.
Skateboarders on both sides of Interstate 5 will now have a place that they can hone their skills.
John and Eleanor Vierra believe so strongly in the power of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 to provide a network of effective support for those who have served America in wars that they decided they needed to make a donation to the post's building fund.
First grade students from St. Anthony's School were more attentive than their years during a field trip at Doctors Hospital of Manteca Monday morning where they were given a complete orientation of just what the hospital does for its patients young and old.