Several lucky garage sale enthusiasts went home with some of the best deals in town while helping a good cause at the same time.
It wasn't life or death.
Manteca's decision to suspend the bonus bucks charge of up to $17,000 for each new home built for the next five years has touched of a mini-building boom.
RIPON - The Barnwood Restaurant Chef John Mangelos is going on stage Thursday to compete in the "Culinary Challenge" before some 750 guests in the Modesto Centre Plaza to benefit the Doctors Medical Center Alzheimer's Foundation.
"Sleepless in California" is the name of this year's production for the mystery dinner theatre benefit for the Manteca CAPS organization that services mentally challenged adults.
The late Clarese Anderson led a one-woman crusade for much of her life to beautify her adopted hometown.
One of the fastest growing recreation sports is something that many adults got hooked on as a kid on the school playground - kick ball.
The Manteca Noon Kiwanis is looking for extra hands to help "stuff" approximately 8,000 to 10,000 eggs that will be used in the Saturday, April 3, annual Easter Egg Hunt that the club has been sponsoring every year for nearly three decades.
Manteca is spending $48,700 to find out if there are better ways to do more with less when it comes to everything the streets and water service to garbage collection, vehicle maintenance, and sewer service.
WESTON RANCH – Great Valley School's Agriculture Education Day was marked by several firsts.
LATHROP – Patricia Overy is the latest recipient of the Mayor's Award of Distinction.
The Manteca Senior Games will help christen the city's latest recreation venue - the Spreckels Recreation Park BMX track.
Poag & McEwen promised that The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley - when completed - would have a "warm downtown feeling" where people would be encouraged to stroll leisurely between stores, enjoy water features and sit beneath shade trees.
LATHROP – Residents will get another chance to share what they'd like to see added to the East Lathrop Community Complex when city officials meet at the Lathrop Senior Center on Tuesday, March 30.
Michele Bava has always had a knack of working with people, only surpassed by her work ethic that grew out of the dairy farm chores she shouldered on her parents' farm in Waterford as a young girl.
Vickie Conner rang the bell several times within the quarter of an hour she was on the phone.
A 17-year-old seriously injured in a devastating car accident outside of Tracy isn't expected to survive.
It is payback time for many Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club telethon volunteers.
Seventeen years ago Sue Teunissen and Gail Fletcher couldn't stand the thought of their families sitting down to a table overflowing with traditional holiday food on Thanksgiving knowing neighbors and others in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop were going without.
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One Manteca 16-year-old girl was killed early Saturday morning on a Tracy freeway west of Tracy Boulevard while five other occupants of the vehicle received moderate injuries, according to the CHP.
Donations are the lifeblood of the Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.
Larry Albers saunters out of his home along Woodward Avenue like some dusty old cowboy. His hands tucked into his jeans, a hard day's work painted across his face.
The third and final suspect in the shooting of 53-year-old Michael Lawrence in front of his home rural Manteca during the summer of 2013 isn't expected to appear before a jury until March.
Ripon Unified just raised the rates for substitute teachers.
Phil Waterford knows the Boys & Girls Club can make a difference in the life of a youth.
Lathrop - once known for having a dilapidated skate park that required an immense amount of maintenance just to keep open - might soon be the only city in the area with two skate parks.
Just how big of a deal is the donation of $12 to buy a turkey for a struggling family?
Lathrop Police Services has done it again by winning outstanding operational awards for nine out of the past 11 years when they were awarded first and second place honors in the California Law Enforcement Challenge.
Manteca's municipal offices are closed next week.