It was my first day of kindergarten Monday at Brock Elliott Elementary School along with 35 wide-eyed students in Mrs. Adrian Andrews' classroom.
LATHROP - The only way historically to have a home in the Central Valley with a sweeping view of either the San Joaquin River or Sacramento River is to have a home elevated and hugging a levee.
Three of the four incumbents are seeking re-election in the Manteca Unified school board race.
LATHROP – J. "Chaka" Santos, a Lathrop businessman and entrepreneur and, lately, a candidate for mayor in the Nov. 2 elections, told the City Council Monday night that he'd rather have the Community Center gym named after any of the long-time residents rather than basketball great and 2010 NBA Coach of the Year Scott Brooks.
LATHROP – It was about two years ago that Lathrop High first opened its doors to a student body consisting of 456 freshmen and sophomores.
Bad debt from Manteca's municipal utility accounts has tripled in the past two years to $261,594.
Seven -year-old Jack Bellew has already made his mark on the world with some 100 people showing up Saturday night at Isadore's Restaurant to help raise funds to send his snack packs to troops serving overseas.
The two-story brick building complete with Spanish-style roof tile at the point of the triangle-shaped block across from Library Park where Manteca and Sycamore avenues connect at one time was the pride of Manteca.
Those hoping to take home the crown of either Manteca Idol of Manteca Junior Idol only have two days to make sure that they're ready.
Manteca High students will welcome a new look to the Dawson Center.
LATHROP - Get ready to go for a spin this October in a pumpkin.
Add a little of this, and a dash of that, and pretty soon you have something that will help feed hungry families in more ways than one.
Manteca's municipal coffers are about to come into some much needed cash - $940,000 to be exact - from the sale of two city-owned properties.
The lazy days of summer aren't something that 12-year-old Ricky Artery is going to miss.
The Manteca High Class of 1945 was a close-knit group of 70 kids that frequented the Scoop News stand on West Yosemite Avenue with their eyes on the ice cream bar. The El Rey Theatre that had opened eight years earlier in 1937 was their other focus for fun and entertainment.
Eduardo Villagomez is proud to have been able to put away plenty of bad guys during his career with the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca was honored with an "A" grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections.
A chain reaction collision on the Highway 120 Bypass at Main Street killed one woman motorist and injured two others – one major and one minor -- Thursday morning at about 7:45, according to a CHP spokesman.
Manteca is showing its true colors.
Single working moms and the elderly on extremely limited incomes are among the benefactors of the latest endeavor of the Manteca-based Second Harvest Food Bank - a mobile farmers market.
Ed Fonseca is stepping up to cover the interest on a $50,000 loan the City of Manteca is making to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1051 to help furnish the new Manteca Veterans Center now under construction on Moffat Boulevard.
Bianca Jacklich - an immigrant who came to America to build a better life and shared her good fortune by helping the communities she lived in - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
On the heels of their most recent police tactical competition at the CHP Academy in Sacramento, the Manteca Police Explorer Unit is planning a drive-thru Mexican dinner on Wednesday, May 20, to help support their upcoming training and competitive meets.
Minutes after arguing a tax proposed by municipal staff on new homes to pay for police and fire was unfair, the Manteca City Council added a $2,500 per home charge to give elected leaders money to spend as they please.
The 16th Annual Bob Camden Essay Contest winners were recognized Monday afternoon at the Manteca Unified School District Office where parents gathered to see their sons and daughters from fourth grade through high school being honored for their writing skills.
It's been a banner week for Sierra High senior Riley Cardoza – and it's only Wednesday.
The Ripon City Council meets twice monthly.
Lindsay Munoz - who played a pivotal role in a number of Manteca Unified initiatives - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Students stomped their feet in the bleachers at the East Union High School's large gym as they cheered on their teammates during the Super Quiz last Saturday – the final and most raucous event at the 2015 San Joaquin County Academic Pentathlon for seventh and eighth grade student.s
Manteca water use dropped 30 percent in April.