Manteca wasn't known for much of anything that would actually attract visitors 15 years ago.
It used to be the Bobson Cleaners, the long-running dry-cleaning business in Manteca next to the Bank of Stockton on North Main Street.
Scenes from Wednesday's St. Patrick Day celebrations in Manteca
Scenes from Wednesday's St. Anthony's Young Men's Institute corned beef and cabbage dinner.
Scenes from Sunday MRPS Hall Poker and Bunco tournament.
LATHROP - The Lathrop Senior Center is hosting a spaghetti feed dinner on Friday, March 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lathrop Senior Center, 15707 Fifth St.
The economy might be wobbling but Big League Dreams has legs.
Neighbors of Carlos and Helen Gonzales were quick to extend a helping hand when the couple and their extended family lost everything in the November fire that completely gutted their Yorktown Lane home. Damage to their home was pegged at $300,000 and another $100,000 for the contents.
It was just an ordinary fall morning when Mauricio "Mo" Alaniz was heading down McHenry Avenue on his way to Modesto Junior College.
Thus far, Katherine Ray has stacked up well against the competition.
The Manteca Noon Kiwanis is looking for a few generous men, women and businesses to help make the perennially popular Easter egg hunt a success again this year.
The Manteca Branch Library will host "We Got Game!" on Friday, April 9, at 3:30 p.m.
Nominations are being sought for the Manteca Hall of Fame's Class of 2009.
The East Union High School KIWINS Club Co-ed Dodgeball Tournament takes place Saturday, March 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East Union High School Dalben Center.
Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship. A total of six $1,000.00 scholarships are available to one graduating senior selected from each high school in Manteca Unified School District (Sierra, Calla, Manteca, East Union, Weston Ranch and New Vision High Schools).
It was a dream of a lifetime for William Sarina to once again visit his Swiss roots with his son Dennis and grandson Nathan in the Alpine countryside of the Confederation of Helvetica or Switzerland as it is commonly called today.
Ripon's Magpie Antiques is on the cover of Today's Vintage magazine published monthly by Lucky Clover Publishing in Phoenix, Ariz.
City of Manteca garbage crews on Tuesday had to call for assistance to clear three homeless out of a commercial trash bin and enclosure for a fast food restaurant where they had been camping, sleeping, and apparently scavenging food.
There were protestors and politicians and bullhorns and buses.
It's been described as "one of our county's best kept secrets."
Have a safe Halloween at St. Anthony of Padua School. Send a child to science camp next year.
Manteca's homeless problem is multi-faceted.
There will be even less polling locations this year on Election Day. Blame that on the increase in the number of absentee ballots being requested and returned days before Election Day.
The $1 million "beautification" of Louise Avenue using state tax dollars restricted for that purpose has plenty of detractors.
Santa is getting new digs.
The final Manteca Bulletin golden pumpkin worth $100 is being hidden on Wednesday.
A special mental illness forum is set for Doctors Hospital of Manteca Wednesday from 6 until 7:30 p.m. in the Conference Center on the North Street campus.
Pity the folks within several blocks of Sierra High trying to have a nice quiet Friday evening watching the World Series on television.
Lathrop's newest house of worship, which is holding a grand opening Sunday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m., is called Thrive Church for a reason.