It's been more than two decades since Jolynda Lyon first came up with the concept for SONdance Ministries – a place where parents can take their children for worship-based dance productions that strays far away from some of the provocative dance lessons offered today.
TRACY – The 390-foot tower dominates the skyline of South Tracy.
The most appealing landscape element at Manteca's "front door" - as the Highway 99 interchange at Yosemite Avenue has been described - may no longer be the leaning palms that create an "X" that serve as a sort of trademark for In-N-Out Burgers.
The sound of hammers singing has been picking up at Woodside Homes' Tesoro neighborhood located within the triangle created by Atherton Drive, Woodward Avenue and Van Ryn Avenue in southeast Manteca.
Manteca as an incorporated city was only 11 years old when the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society was established.
LATHROP – Here's a deal that is hard to pass up: $20 for an immaculate 2000 Plymouth Neon.
The Manteca Parks and Recreation Department is conducting a week-long baton camp from June 28 to July 2 that includes being part of the Graffiti Sweeties in Manteca's Fourth of July parade on July 3. Instructor Dandi Manuel has 40 years experience as a twirler and over 20 years as an instructor during which time a number of students have earned state and national championships. The cost for ages 4 through 6 classes from 9 to 10 a.m. is $25 for residents and $35 for non-residents, and from 7 through 18 years of age from 10 a.m ...
The fate of South San Joaquin Irrigation District's bid to enter the retail power business won't be known until the heat of summer when 100-degree days ramp up air conditioning demand to send power bills in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon to their highest levels during the year.
LATHROP – Avoid the section of Louise Avenue between McKinley and Fifth Street on June 16 and 17.
The City of Manteca Fire Department is inviting community members to experience what it takes to douse out a simulated house fire.
The Manteca Branch Library will present Wet 'N Wetter Relays Thursday, July 8, at 3 p.m.
They had performed their version of "My God (My Guy)" from the Sister Act movies.
Proposition 16 – a statewide ballot measure with major implications on the future of retail electricity costs in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon – appears headed for defeat in Tuesday's voting.
Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker believes Manteca has more than 40 solid locations that can engage kids in wholesome activities and help counter the lure of gangs.
Pinky Rideau gave everything she had when she was up on the gazebo stage at Library Park Tuesday afternoon.
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."