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 third Taco Bell could break ground in the coming months.
Donna Brown's message is clear: Libraries are more relevant than ever before.
Free Weston Ranch burst into the scene about six years ago. It's a grassroots movement being vigorously pushed by residents of the community who want to see their six plus-square-mile community detached from the City of Stockton.
Public libraries with treats such as coffee on the side aren't a modern creation.
A daylight theft from the J.C. Penney store in the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at Union Road and the 120 Bypass shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday ended with a house to house search in the areas surrounding Aldwina Lane and Cottage Avenue near Doctors Hospital.
Southwest Manteca - an area the city is getting ready to spend $150 million for flood protection so developers can continue building - is being turned into the exclusive domain of large single family homes aimed at luring Bay Area buyers.
It's a quote that has been attributed to many great thinkers across history, most recently Winston Churchill.
Bethany Home Foundation is erecting a wall at the entrance of the Almond Blossom Festival at Mistlin Sports Park Friday in a new twist for the senior citizens in the community between the carnival rides and the vendor displays.
Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship.
Medically focused college students are being offered scholarship applications by the Doctors Hospital volunteers to help them shoulder the cost of their schooling, available Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Safety - and the desire to have less illegal fireworks launched - trumped Big League Dreams bringing in upwards of $40,000 and non-profits enjoying a 40 percent bump in the sale of safe and sane fireworks.
Several Ash Wednesday Masses and scripture services are being observed at St. Anthony of Padua in Manteca and St. Patrick's Church in Ripon. Ashes will be distributed during each service.
Calvary Community Church will host the Central Valley R3 Men's Conference on Saturday.
The lawsuits have started.
Mohsen Tarin, the President of Electro Imaging Systems, Inc.'s new Central Valley office at 259 Spreckels Ave., is inviting the public to a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony and chamber coffee on Wednesday, Feb. 18.