Mike Mallory is confident Manteca's more fortunate residents won't forget others in the community this Thanksgiving who are struggling with either job losses or substantially reduced pay checks.
Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region after the Gold Rush in a bid to make a living.
Over the years, Frances Schmiedt has knitted thousands of caps.
Manteca is turning into Joyce Kilmer's kind of town.
Caroline Thibodeau and Brock Elliott were classmates in third grade at the old Yosemite School in Manteca.
Redevelopment agency funds are assuring that Manteca's homeless families will have a shelter to turn to for at least the next 55 years.
Danail Dodd, 20, who was reported missing since late last Saturday night has called home and told his family members that he is fine and now living out of the area.
LATHROP - The snow has started falling in Lathrop.
World War II veteran Ed Kaslin hobbled on crutches, seemingly oblivious to the raw pain from the surgery he had on both knees less than a week ago.
A group of almost a dozen teenagers will know by the end of this weekend what it feels like to be hungry.
Art Smith stood in formation Thursday afternoon with members of the VFW Post 6311 Color Guard waiting patiently for the time to shift his weapon, drop his weapon, and ultimately fire in the volley that comprised the 21-gun salute.
RIPON - In the shade of a giant evergreen and before a memorial wall of veterans past, Ripon celebrated its Veterans' Day Thursday with a choreographed presentation of speeches, song and prayer.
It might be more than 40 years after he wrapped up his service to the United States Navy, but Dave Steffy is still receiving recognition for his efforts during the Vietnam War.
Evelyn Prouty hasn't cut her own lawn for three weeks.
It is beginning to look like hundreds of struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will go without a traditional turkey meal on Thanksgiving and may have to settle for food bank staples such as macaroni and cheese.
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.
It has been five years since the Manteca High School Athletic Boosters last had a fireworks booth.
MODESTO - The blueberry picking days of summer are drawing to a close early this year.
For nearly four decades the Three Rivers Indian Lodge has turned its rural Manteca complex into the place to be for Native Americans from throughout the West on Fourth of July weekend.
The public is being invited to tour the Ripon Police Department quarters on Wilma Avenue on Wednesday from 2 until 7 p.m.
A rural Manteca woman, alone in her bathroom, fled out the back door of her home to the safety of a neighbor as an alleged woman burglar with three dogs entered her front door.
A special session of the Ripon City Council is planned tonight to consider adopting the North Pointe Specific Plan and General Plan Amendment.
High school students at Ripon's virtual California Connections Academy graduated its third consecutive class of high school seniors recently at the University of the Pacific in Stockton.
Manteca's Fourth of July some 74 years ago was tempered by fear.
Doctors Hospital CEO Nicholas Tejeda ended his year as president of the Manteca Chamber of Commerce Friday night, handing the reins to Manteca Bulletin Advertising Director Chuck Higgs.
Ripon students won a Friday noon dance competition against three other elementary schools at the Sequoia School multipurpose room involving more than 200 young dancers from first through eighth grades participating in Give Every Child a Chance tutoring programs.
The 8-year-old granddaughter of Jeff and Donna Weaver of Ripon died in a four-wheel-quad rollover.
Main Street at Manteca's southern city limits will be closed for at least two months.
San Joaquin County residents are getting fatter.
Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion knows just how brazen copper thieves can get.