Ernestine Phillips is your classic traditional farmer's wife.
The second annual Babe Gotshall Benefit Concert will be held on Thursday, July 29, in the St. Anthony's Catholic Church cafeteria.
The Manteca Branch Library will present Wet 'N Wetter Relays Thursday, July 8, at 3 p.m.
FRENCH CAMP - Cynthia Henry is on the search for memories of French Camp of old to add to her manuscript about the San Joaquin County community.
WILLIAMS - A motorcycle touring group will explore the Historic Old Highway 99 road in California, departing from Williams and passing through Manteca.
The race-track name is gone. Now, the once incongruously named Bay Meadows Park that has been home for many years to the Boys and Girls Club on Alameda Street proudly proclaims a new name: Bobette and Charlie Giles Park.
RIPON - It's a restaurant filled with 30 years of memories including the "Barney Burger" where Ripon chef John Mangelos is hosting a bang-up celebration Saturday with beer sold at 1980 prices.
Safety first isn't just a slogan. It's a way of saving money.
Not even triple-digit temperatures were able to stop Manteca Police Sergeant Mike Aguilar from doing his part to help the community.
LATHROP – The sidewalk drainage repairs in front of Valverde Park, the Community Center and Senior Center that will start the week of July 12 will not have any major impact on vehicle and foot traffic to these public areas, according to city officials.
RIPON - A group of 12 English gentlemen and their ladies from Ripon, England competed for the coveted silver cup on Ripon's Spring Creek Golf Course links in an exchange of friendships that has lasted 32 years both here and in Great Britain.
Making San Joaquin County bicycle friendly for commuters and recreational cyclists carries a price tag of $43.9 million.
LATHROP - It's been a year since tragedy struck the Lum family in Lathrop with the untimely death of the then-29-year-old University of California, Berkeley graduate Jeremy Lum.
Police Explorer cadets from four departments are planning a tactical three-day meet – "The California Challenge" – at Manteca's Sierra High School on July 15-17 of next year.
LATHROP – Garbage collection rates for all residential households and commercial facilities in Lathrop will go up starting July 1. The only exceptions are the seniors in the community who are on fixed income.
Storage at New Melones Reservoir has dropped below 400,000 acre feet for the first time since 1991.
The "Spirit of America" World War II mural was dedicated Saturday afternoon before a thrilled crowd of patriotic citizens sitting under four tents at the downtown intersection of Yosemite Avenue and Main Street.
A half dozen Manteca Noon Rotarians stepped up to help the Manteca Noon Kiwanis have a successful pancake breakfast – a tradition for the community for more than 45 years – that served more than 350 guests this year.
A 15-year-old East Union student was shot and killed at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning while visiting friends in a home in the 2100 block of Yosemite Avenue, according to police.
An explosive device was lobbed over a backyard fence west of Sierra High School at 11:15 Friday night where some 60 teens were having a Fourth of July party – injuring six between 15 and 18 years old, according to police.
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."