Manteca unemployment has nearly doubled in the past year to a record post World War II rate of 14.4 percent in March.
The Eckert's pipeline project was arguably one of the most ingenious and profitable decisions ever to come from Manteca's City Hall as a result of a threat from the state to pull the plug on 350 private sector jobs.
LATHROP - City of Lathrop has two state-of-the-art interactive water play areas that were completed last year.
Bob Raymus believes the homeless – many who are employed 40 hours a week – need a helping hand.
Club City – the moniker given middle school dances staged by the Manteca Youth Advisory Commission in conjunction with the Manteca Parks and Recreation Department at the Golden West Community Gym on North Main Street – was the place to be Friday for the pre-teen set.
The best players in Northern California were in Manteca Saturday for the city's fourth annual wheelchair tennis tournament at the Manteca Regional Tennis Center on Union Road in front of the golf course.
Manteca Police help Stella Brockman students raise funds for St. Jude's.
Jennifer Gowans couldn't help but get emotional as she stepped up to the lectern early Friday afternoon to address the family, friends, and co-workers that had gathered in her honor.
Manteca's Anthony Martin – a CHP dispatcher in Stockton – was credited for his life-saving actions Friday morning that saved the life of a two-year-old toddler two months ago.
Three Manteca-based competitive cheer teams from Victorious Elite Allstars (VEA) put on a sensational show at a National Competition in Anaheim.
RIPON - Ripon Soroptimists invite you to join them for their 11th annual 2009 Golf tournament "Opportuni-TEE for the community" to be held on Monday, May 4.
It costs a typical homeowner in the Mossdale section of Lathrop west of Interstate 5 an additional $4,100 a year in property taxes to pay the debt of special financing districts.
The Manteca Police 39th Annual Canine Trials are set for two days this year – April 24, and 25.
Jim Muthart has seen it all when it comes to foreclosures. Toilets unbolted and then stolen. Bath tubs sledge hammered. Air conditioning units cannibalized for copper. Holes punched into walls. Massive stains on carpets. And even a home where nothing was left in the kitchen except for ripped out flooring with marks left where there used to be a stove, dishwasher and cabinets, And as a real estate agent the banks he represented expected him ...
You may never have met Nick DeGroot but he made it possible for clean, treated surface water to flow from Manteca and Lathrop taps.
UPTON, N.Y. (AP) - New York to Chicago, in five weeks?
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - With evacuees anxious to return, firefighters worked Sunday to dig up and extinguish hot spots to protect homes spared by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado's history.
BOSTON (AP) - A Boston hospital is starting the world's first hand transplant program for children, and doctors say it won't be long until face transplants and other radical operations to improve appearance and quality of life are offered to kids, too.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana woman put on death row at age 16 for killing an elderly Bible school teacher is scheduled to be released Monday after serving a prison term that was shortened after the state Supreme Court intervened.
Investigators are looking into the possibility the Friday evening fire at the vacant and previously burned home and the wooded land it sits on was caused by homeless squatters.
There's no doubt that Les Thomas loves the American flag.
Manteca is being left less high and dry these days when it comes to unpaid municipal water bills.
STOCKTON – Shim Lacy was praying for a hot day.
Jonathan Amaral has definitely left his mark on the George McParland Elementary School with a map of the United States on the playground.
Manteca is exploring whether the city can outright ban solicitation of all types in Manteca's 54 municipal parks.
Throwing garbage cans into the back of a truck was actually a step towards a more leisurely workday when Robert Sumner joined the City of Manteca's solid waste division 15 years ago.
Future Farmers and 4-H members from Manteca and Ripon were obviously sleep deprived as they cared for their animals – from sheep to steers, swine and turkeys – at the San Joaquin County Fair Thursday morning.
Kota trots eloquently down the path, his short hair glistening in the sun.
More than 100 entries are expected for this year's Fourth of July parade down Main Street in Manteca.
STOCKTON - Cupcakes, cacti, tractors and quilts, oh my! And that's just the tip of the iceberg as far as the San Joaquin County Fair now in full swing is all about.