Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history as 2010 draws to a close.
When Sister Ann Venita Britto started her Ministry of Caring eight years ago at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, one of the first things she wanted to do was to hold sit-down luncheons for area seniors, whether they were parishioners or not, mobile or in wheelchairs.
Seventy-two Manteca employers have created 796 jobs since 2008 by securing roughly $29.7 million in state tax credits for hiring from specific groups of jobless individuals as part of San Joaquin County's Enterprise Zone.
Harry Mok wants to alert kids to how much of an impact recycling can actually make.
Close to 220 Manteca residents lost their jobs in November to push the city's unemployment rate to its highest level since the start of World War II.
When the three kings of the East heard about the birth of Jesus, they traveled far to bring him gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.
Last year, New Hope Church and Family Harvest International Church decided to get together with Glory Church of Tracy at Manteca's Southside Park.
Call 9-1-1 for help and a very low tech issue could hamper emergency response - your address.
Manteca street crews were scrambling Thursday to clear as many storm drains as possible of leaves in preparation for five days of rain that could drop between two to three inches on the city.
The Division of Ratepayer Advocates –an independent consumer advocacy division of the California Public Utilities Commission – decried a decision Thursday by the CPUC to award PG&E $29.1 million in shareholder bonuses even though they failed to meet CPUC-mandated energy efficiency standards.
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For more than a decade he has kept his trademark beard nice and tidy and kept the belly laughs coming for all the good girls and boys in Manteca.
Sonia Munoz was driving home from work the other day when she took notice of the Christmas tree lot at Main and Alameda streets in Manteca.
There are two days left to take part in a drawing for a one-of-a-kind handmade quilt with all proceeds going to the Second Harvest Food Bank's food drive this Christmas.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca is gearing up for a boom.
Manteca municipal Finance Director Suzanne Mallory made a point to wear black to Wednesday's City Council budget workshop.
Ron Light knows that conserving water is literally the most important thing that Manteca can do to preserve its future.
Spencer Borba was selected as the 2015 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board's (CMAB) District 5. The crowning took place before a crowd of approximately 60 dairy industry members and their families and friends, on Tuesday at Chez Shari in Manteca.
Frank Esteves, long-time Manteca area resident, celebrated his 88th birthday with family and friends with a luncheon at the home of his godchild, Cindy Richichi, on Saturday, May 2.
A big rig truck crash on northbound Highway 99 at Jack Tone Road in the predawn hours Wednesday shutdown the major arterial for most of the day causing motorists to be late for work among other things.
An unflattering picture painted of Manteca Unified trustee Sam Fant in a scathing Grand Jury report also reveals a vain side to the self-described politician.
Janice Zacharias needed 13 board members in order to get a renewed effort to jumpstart the East Union Memorial Cemetery off the ground.
Closed means closed after a Manteca restaurant owner was convicted of tax evasion in San Joaquin County Superior Court early in May.
Body cameras are being issued to the officers of the Ripon Police Department.
Manteca in April reduced its water use by 34 percent to its lowest level in at least 13 years.
Manteca will use $115,000 in bonus bucks to pay for a commercial kitchen and bar for the $1.3 million Moffat Community Center that - once it is completed - will be turned over to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 to operate.
The Brits are coming!
Pete Oresco knew what he wanted when he sauntered into Library Park.
A 10-member citizens committee meeting Thursday could set in motion changes that may drastically alter how people in Manteca not just use water but how the city itself looks in the future.