Library Park has never been your typical park.
Everything from a two-minute shopping spree at the Grocery Outlet to a day training with the Manteca Police SWAT team and an autographed photo and rookie year card from San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum are going to the highest bidders as part of the 31st annual Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon.
It's a year away, but when the Ramos Brothers Circus comes back to Manteca next fall the owners are promising to dedicate their opening show to honor and celebrate the lives of Manteca area residents who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost as well as those who are fighting back against the disease.
Jonathan Sanchez smiled as he handed his dollar bill to Friends of the Library volunteers Bettie Christie and Carroll Zwinge.
Two ballot measures passed by wide margins by California voters could impact Manteca municipal services in different ways.
The kick-off event for the 2011 Manteca Relay for Life is set for Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Sierra High cafeteria, 1700 Thomas St., starting at 7 p.m.
Pennies add up.
Bicyclists and walkers today cover the ground that once hosted a vital Manteca economic link to United States markets.
The days of free construction water are over.
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop will be co-sponsoring the annual fiesta dinner-dance fund-raiser of the United Bacarreneos of America.
A trail system that could stretch from downtown Manteca to a point two miles east of Escalon is part of the proposed 1,650-home Trails of Manteca development being pursed south of Oakwood Lake.
Nearly a dozen Manteca courthouse staff members walked off their jobs for a brief time Friday morning to demonstrate their discontent with county government and proposed furlough days.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District isn't singing the budget blues.
A Modesto man on his way to work Friday morning was killed in backed up commuter traffic in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 just north of the Austin Road overcrossing.
Charlie Halford is hoping pitcher Tim Linecum's autographed photo along with his San Francisco Giants rookie year baseball card will help the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club raise part of the $120,000 the organization hopes to raise at the 31st annual telethon on Monday and Tuesday.
Manteca's water use shot up 24 percent last month compared to March 2014.
LATHROP – The last slide of Jeff Shields' PowerPoint presentation said as much as the 10 slides ahead of it.
The Fadeff family found the last plastic Easter egg in the final week of the Manteca Bulletin's Easter Egg Hunt.
Thirteen seniors from various high schools in San Joaquin County were the recipients of scholarships this year presented by the non-profit organization Friends of the San Joaquin Fair.
A bold plan to convert the South San Joaquin Irrigation District to pressurized water delivery to crops will reduce the water needed for 54,000 acres of farmland and orchards by 25 percent.
Mark McCool grew up in Lodi on the wrong side of the tracks.
LATHROP – The River Islands Technology Academy running club is fast-approaching its first major milestone.
In January the City of Lathrop produced 17 million less gallons of water per day for residential usage than it did the previous year.
Water conservation is becoming more and more of a priority given the current state-wide drought.
A split second – a misdirected moment in time – can so easily be fatal and a life-long torment for countless people.
Driving under the influence crashes can have unexpected fallout.
Manteca may get 40 additional units of senior independent housing for low- and very low-income seniors.
Every eighth grader who graduates from St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School in Manteca leaves with plenty of memories. But there is one memory that they all share – the Living Stations of the Cross that has become a Good Friday tradition for more than two decades.
100 years ago
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca observed Good Friday in a solemn service that was repeated in other Catholic churches throughout the world. It did not have the extreme drama that took place in the Philippines, with devotees allowing themselves to be nailed on a cross, but the roughly two-hour worship was just as solemn and meditative.