The first day of winter Monday coincided with the last day of business for the season at Beck's Holiday Specialties.
Health care reform, home foreclosures, unemployment, immigration and even Social Security benefits were among the concerns of those attending Rep. Jerry McNerney's ongoing "Congress at Your Corner" meeting at the Manteca Branch Library.
RIPON - The vividly colorful poinsettias at Park Greenhouse are not the only big attractions this Christmas.
Hundreds of Manteca homeowners went without power Monday night after a power foul up blacked out several city blocks around the Manteca Police Department – encompassing all of Mayors Park and the majority of the businesses along Center Street from Union Road all the way down to the Manteca Skate Park.
Conserve water and pay less.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history as the first decade of the 21st century draws to a close.
Manteca Police have joined law enforcement across the state as part of California's 18-day holiday DUI crackdown campaign.
The eyes of Ripon Police are upon you if you break the law in that city.
Steve Stricker didn't quite know what he was going to do for his last minute Christmas shopping.
Christmas is a heart and soul time of the year – a theme that Sister Ann found running through the annual luncheon she organized for hundreds of senior citizens last Friday with singing, dancing, and remembering Christmases past.
On Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, Manteca Ford-Mercury in partnership with The Place of Refuge Church will be offering a free Christmas Eve breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. continuing until 11 a.m.
Is there a true benefit to volunteering?
Last month, the City of Ripon saved 8.7 percent in total water consumption based a numbers from a year ago.
LATHROP – It didn't matter to Darwinder Dhoot that 77 percent of those that voted in November of 2012 wanted it.
The Napa Valley area is under a state of emergency following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck between Napa and American Canyon at 3:20 a.m. today. This was the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, almost 25 years ago.
There are busy seasons.
The Color the Skies hot air balloon extravaganza coming next weekend to Ripon is made possible by teamwork with volunteers from churches, schools and the community at large.
Manteca popped up on McWhinney Development's radar for a Great Wolf Resort for the same reason that attracted Bass Pro Shops: Manteca's location at the epicenter of a demographically rich market.
A pair of armed robberies have Manteca Police officers looking to the public for help in identifying the men they believe are responsible.
WESTON RANCH - It's hard to be two places at once, but the Weston Ranch JROTC made it look easy last Friday.
Manteca is working on more severe water conservation measures that are expected to be considered by the City Council in 30 to 45 days just as the highest water use period of the year ends.
LATHROP – Say the levee breaks.
The iconic space shuttle Mate-Demate Device (MDD) that has been a fixture at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California for the past 38 years is being dismantled, three years after the shuttle program ended and six years since it last supported turnaround operations after the last shuttle landing at Edwards.
Manteca's elected leaders are letting developers off the hook for $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building more homes.
LATHROP – Think you've got what it takes to be the grill master?
Wes Chamberlain knows how much fun it can be to participate in the Tip-a-Firefighter event.
LATHROP – You might want to think twice before grabbing that garden hose.