Mothers' Day at our house are most days of the year, when that special woman I married 54 years ago witnesses her efforts continuing to bloom after raising three boys and a girl – all leading successful lives in their vocations today.
Nearly 100 rural Manteca residents are casting a wary eye toward the City of Manteca's plans to potentially use recycled treated wastewater for everything from park and farmland irrigation to recharging underground water tables.
She is someone who has been a role model to many young female athletes, as well as an overall achiever and community volunteer.
It didn't turn into the Streets of Laredo.
When Kathy Beer Napolitano became pregnant, she made the difficult decision to leave the Air Force.
Carolina Gutierrez has a stellar resume.
LATHROP - It would have been really easy for Gloria Ruiz to just keep driving.
The grass isn't always greener.
Rafael Munoz didn't immediately realize that he had taken first place in the Boys and Girls Clubs of Manteca/Lathrop's Science Fair on Wednesday.
It can be one of the scariest situations that a police officer will face in their career.
Robbie Taberna was a reserve Manteca firefighter flirting with a fulltime career when his life was tragically cut short in a motorcycle accident.
Taped on the door of Rebecca Cardenas' office at St. Anthony of Padua Church is a simple flyer. But there's nothing simple about the story behind the smiling two faces. Behind their contagious smiles is a story of love and self-sacrifice.
McWhinney Development wants to invest $150 million in Manteca to build a 500-room hotel with an indoor waterpark.
Dan Levin knows that some cases are harder to crack than others.
LATHROP – It was a gamble.
She did what she was supposed to do.
A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.
Jaden Powell's favorite subject in school is science.
Arguably the most ambitious private-public partnership ever undertaken by the City of Manteca - the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone that could be anchored by a Great Wolf Resort - is about to get another player.
Two seats are up for grabs on the Ripon City Council come November.
The late Les Reile made a habit of feeding the hungry in Manteca, Ripon, Escalon and Stockton.
Here's yet another sign of the times. The demise of family-owned dairy farm operations. In many cases, the dairy farm has been handed down from one generation to the next.
By JASON CAMPBELL
LATHROP – Last year Lathrop collected $350,000 in hotel taxes.
There is a good reason these days why California has happy cows, as touted in the Milk Advisory Board-backed television advertising. It's the same reason that could put a happy smile on the faces of dairy farmers in the Golden State.
If you wait for your dad's shoes, you'll wait all your life.
The day started at 5 a.m. for the Curnejo family. Jaime and wife Velma, and their older children, were up before the break of dawn – winter, spring, summer and fall. No fail. They had nearly 200 cows to milk in the barn.
These are busy days at the FESM Hall in Manteca.
It's been 14 years since the United States drought monitor went into effect.
Thirty young Japanese students are looking for host families this summer. They will be arriving on July 26 and will be in Manteca until Aug 26. During that time, the students who are between the ages of 13 and 17, will be attending classes to be held at St. Mary of the Virgin Anglican Church at the corner of Cottage and Louise avenues in Manteca.