Ray Simons looked over his blue 1927 Ford sedan with a smile as a couple passing by asked him about the car.
A private firm is proposing to reduce costs at least 21 percent and extend branch hours by as much as 47 percent if they are awarded a contract to take over the San Joaquin County-operated libraries.
It was my first day of kindergarten Monday at Brock Elliott Elementary School along with 35 wide-eyed students in Mrs. Adrian Andrews' classroom.
LATHROP - The only way historically to have a home in the Central Valley with a sweeping view of either the San Joaquin River or Sacramento River is to have a home elevated and hugging a levee.
Three of the four incumbents are seeking re-election in the Manteca Unified school board race.
LATHROP – J. "Chaka" Santos, a Lathrop businessman and entrepreneur and, lately, a candidate for mayor in the Nov. 2 elections, told the City Council Monday night that he'd rather have the Community Center gym named after any of the long-time residents rather than basketball great and 2010 NBA Coach of the Year Scott Brooks.
LATHROP – It was about two years ago that Lathrop High first opened its doors to a student body consisting of 456 freshmen and sophomores.
Bad debt from Manteca's municipal utility accounts has tripled in the past two years to $261,594.
Seven -year-old Jack Bellew has already made his mark on the world with some 100 people showing up Saturday night at Isadore's Restaurant to help raise funds to send his snack packs to troops serving overseas.
The two-story brick building complete with Spanish-style roof tile at the point of the triangle-shaped block across from Library Park where Manteca and Sycamore avenues connect at one time was the pride of Manteca.
Those hoping to take home the crown of either Manteca Idol of Manteca Junior Idol only have two days to make sure that they're ready.
Manteca High students will welcome a new look to the Dawson Center.
LATHROP - Get ready to go for a spin this October in a pumpkin.
Add a little of this, and a dash of that, and pretty soon you have something that will help feed hungry families in more ways than one.
Manteca's municipal coffers are about to come into some much needed cash - $940,000 to be exact - from the sale of two city-owned properties.
TRACY - A team from Manteca will win the District 67 Junior All-Star Tournament.
RIPON - A devastating knee injury derailed Jacqui Uecker's senior season at Ripon High, but she remained positive that her ultimate dream of playing volleyball for a four-year university would eventually come to fruition.
A former meat processing plant used by the homeless as an encampment went up in flames early Friday morning.
Rich Silverman has put his money where his mouth is when it comes to saving water.
Shamir Griffin is a firm believer in the preservation of one's culture.
Manteca residents are taking the severe drought - that has sent reservoirs throughout California to record low levels and dropped underground water tables - seriously.
Manteca's Fourth of July celebration today includes a parade, pancake breakfast and aerial fireworks.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca's history.
Dry grass. Drought stressed landscaping. Shake roofs. Winds expected to be between 10 and 12 mph.
The Dance Stars are going to "rock the boat."
Pastry chefs Phil and Ema Soria opened the doors to their café - Panfino Patisserie - which offers gourmet food and pastries six months ago believing that Manteca would respond favorably. And the community has.
A parade, watermelon eating contest, World War II mural dedication, a pancake breakfast, pow wow, and aerial fireworks will mark the Fourth of July in Manteca and Ripon.
Body cameras – 23 in all – will be going on the uniforms of the Ripon Police Department's officers starting Saturday.
ESCALON - A veteran of more than 20 years at Escalon Packing Company on McHenry Avenue lost both arms during the noon hour Thursday in a bilateral amputation while working on peeling machinery inside the plant during a cleanup operation.
A veteran of more than 20 years at Escalon Packing Company on McHenry Avenue in Escalon lost both arms Thursday afternoon in a bilateral amputation while reportedly working on peeling machinery inside the plant during a cleanup operation.