The first day of winter Monday coincided with the last day of business for the season at Beck's Holiday Specialties.
Health care reform, home foreclosures, unemployment, immigration and even Social Security benefits were among the concerns of those attending Rep. Jerry McNerney's ongoing "Congress at Your Corner" meeting at the Manteca Branch Library.
RIPON - The vividly colorful poinsettias at Park Greenhouse are not the only big attractions this Christmas.
Hundreds of Manteca homeowners went without power Monday night after a power foul up blacked out several city blocks around the Manteca Police Department – encompassing all of Mayors Park and the majority of the businesses along Center Street from Union Road all the way down to the Manteca Skate Park.
Conserve water and pay less.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history as the first decade of the 21st century draws to a close.
Manteca Police have joined law enforcement across the state as part of California's 18-day holiday DUI crackdown campaign.
The eyes of Ripon Police are upon you if you break the law in that city.
Steve Stricker didn't quite know what he was going to do for his last minute Christmas shopping.
Christmas is a heart and soul time of the year – a theme that Sister Ann found running through the annual luncheon she organized for hundreds of senior citizens last Friday with singing, dancing, and remembering Christmases past.
On Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, Manteca Ford-Mercury in partnership with The Place of Refuge Church will be offering a free Christmas Eve breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. continuing until 11 a.m.
Is there a true benefit to volunteering?
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.
The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.
The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.
A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.
Manteca Unified students may soon start growing future jobs.
The first time that Gary Scharmann officiated a varsity high school football game he made a tackle.
STOCKTON - A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the project Thursday.
A barrage of illegal fireworks set off by a house fire made several hits on a Manteca fire truck and narrowly missed firefighters as they were scrambling to get fire hoses in place at a Thursday evening house fire in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue.
December is three months away. But every moment between now and then will count for a group of young students at Manteca's Universal Dance Company.
Explosions and shooting fireworks raised additional havoc Thursday as a fire swept through a two-story home in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue just two blocks from the Louise Avenue fire station.
Joe Freitas - part of the World War II generation of leaders who returned home from war to lay the ground work for Manteca's future- passed away Thursday. He was 88.