Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters is well aware of the fire hazard posed by the front yard of a home in the 300 block of Fremont Avenue that is choked with five-foot-high weeds.
Second Harvest Food Bank Executive Director Mike Mallory knows that there would be a whole lot of families going hungry in Manteca if it weren't for a large contingency of Del Webb volunteers.
San Joaquin County by 2035 will have more residents than the current population of seven states and could at the same time still have a larger agricultural production as well.
A deep faith in God, family, and the Manteca Chamber of Commerce magazine combined forces to help bring Marty and Jane South to Manteca from Wisconsin.
The Manteca Animal Shelter can be a sad place for employees and volunteers who do their best to see that the strays they pick up on the street are adopted out to good homes rather than being euthanized.
Alejandra Jimenez came across as extremely shy when she first started the Great Valley Writing Program a few weeks ago.
John Travolta, Robin Williams, Patsy Cline, and Connie Francis are all performing at Woodward Park Saturday.
Manteca machinist Gary Duran says he has the answer to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and has built a prototype to prove his theory.
Samuel Anderson is opting to run for the Manteca City Council instead of the mayoral post in the Nov. 2 election.
LATHROP - The battle for the world's best barbecue grillers is on this Saturday at the Lathrop Valverde Park.
Manteca is stepping up their effort to weaken the ability of gangs to operate freely by educating the business community on how to detect and deal with potential problems.
June was the best month for new single family home starts in Manteca since 2005.
Before there was Manteca or Ripon, there was Atlanta.
Four retired U.S. Army warrant officers did their part in packing Susie Beeler's treats for troops stationed overseas recently as did members of the Manteca Federated Women's Club and the Camellia Gardens Women's Bible Study group.
RIPON - Jimmy Burgess continues to draw customers new and old into her Ripon bakery location with her pastry creations and her infectious smile. It's all about doing what's right for her customers, she said, as she added an adjoining store front for a cake shop.
Manteca's adopted budget calls for the city to dip into reserves to close out the books on June 30 to bridge a $592,940 structured deficit.
Don't expect to find that complimentary glass of water on your table the next time you sit down at a restaurant.
Wasting landscape water for some future development could become a costly proposition.
The Almond Hullers & Processors Association applauded the tentative agreement reached to resolve the West Coast ports situation.
Victor Hernandez of Weston Ranch High School won the judges' nod in the art contest sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club. As the winner among 19 entries submitted, he receives $100 cash prize.
Seniors at East Union, Manteca High, Lathrop High, and Sierra high schools were among those honored as Good Citizens by the El Toyon chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The local students were among the 14 who were recognized during a ceremony attended by the students with their parents, guardians, counselors, and administrators at the Central United Methodist Church in Stockton.
Four winters. Four consecutive years of drought.
Manteca hit a milestone three month ago when the city completed its 63rd park facility.
There are hundreds of veterans buried at the pioneer East Union Cemetery in Manteca. The markers on many of the gravestones, through the years, have deteriorated and have become weather-worn.
Manteca's ugly ducking thoroughfare - Moffat Boulevard - is inching closer to swan status.
If the murder case won't be enough to potentially keep Richard Howard Watkins behind bars for life, the other charges very likely will.
Manteca's IHOP restaurant isn't a drive-thru.
The City of Manteca wouldn't be able to build the Moffat Community Center this year for $1.16 million unless it deferred meeting the same landscape requirements it imposes on the private sector.
Manteca taxpayers could lose $1.1 million by a state forced sale of three parcels.
Manteca Unified is taking the drought seriously.