Manteca wasn't known for much of anything that would actually attract visitors 15 years ago.
It used to be the Bobson Cleaners, the long-running dry-cleaning business in Manteca next to the Bank of Stockton on North Main Street.
Scenes from Wednesday's St. Patrick Day celebrations in Manteca
Scenes from Wednesday's St. Anthony's Young Men's Institute corned beef and cabbage dinner.
Scenes from Sunday MRPS Hall Poker and Bunco tournament.
LATHROP - The Lathrop Senior Center is hosting a spaghetti feed dinner on Friday, March 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lathrop Senior Center, 15707 Fifth St.
The economy might be wobbling but Big League Dreams has legs.
Neighbors of Carlos and Helen Gonzales were quick to extend a helping hand when the couple and their extended family lost everything in the November fire that completely gutted their Yorktown Lane home. Damage to their home was pegged at $300,000 and another $100,000 for the contents.
It was just an ordinary fall morning when Mauricio "Mo" Alaniz was heading down McHenry Avenue on his way to Modesto Junior College.
Thus far, Katherine Ray has stacked up well against the competition.
The Manteca Noon Kiwanis is looking for a few generous men, women and businesses to help make the perennially popular Easter egg hunt a success again this year.
The Manteca Branch Library will host "We Got Game!" on Friday, April 9, at 3:30 p.m.
Nominations are being sought for the Manteca Hall of Fame's Class of 2009.
The East Union High School KIWINS Club Co-ed Dodgeball Tournament takes place Saturday, March 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East Union High School Dalben Center.
Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship. A total of six $1,000.00 scholarships are available to one graduating senior selected from each high school in Manteca Unified School District (Sierra, Calla, Manteca, East Union, Weston Ranch and New Vision High Schools).
Looking for a new friend? Look no further! Come out to the Petsmart in Manteca and find your new furry friend on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Stockton Animal Shelter will display adoptable dogs of all sizes, colors, and breed. All adoptions are free!
STOCKTON – Tim Brown, one of the greatest collegiate and professional wide receivers to play the game, will be making a special appearance, Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 1p.m. to sign his book "The Making of a Man" at Barnes and Noble located at 4950 Pacific Ave. at the Weberstown Mall.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the film Documented on Thursday, October 16, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on MJC's East Campus, 435 College Avenue. The free event is part of the CEP Fall Film and Lecture Series. Campus parking is available for $2 in student parking lots.
A record $108,749 has been raised so far in Manteca's city council and mayoral races.
The Pregnancy Help Center is ushering in the fall season with an evening full of laughs.
LATHROP – A $21,000 fine from the state's campaign watchdog would be a death blow to most small-town political campaigns.
Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford is the target of an organized "roast" and retirement celebration Thursday, October 23, at 7 p.m., at the Manteca Senior Center where barbs are expected throughout the night.
St. Anthony's School 3rd Annual Tacos and Tequila Event is this Friday, Oct. 10, from 6 p.m. to midnight.
The annual Kids in a Box event brought in some $3,200 for the Raymus House from its sponsors as Manteca, Lathrop and Tracy youth learned what it is like to spend the night on the street.
Less than a half of a mile from downtown Stockton is that city's answer to the homeless dilemma.
Rosalinda Valencia doesn't intend to be a rabble-rouser.
Courtney Settle is the first winner in this year's Manteca Bulletin Great Pumpkin Hunt.
Traffic was diverted from the Highway 99 northbound ramps at Main Street in Ripon for two hours Saturday afternoon due to a suspected 12-inch plastic pipe bomb found on the edge of the road near the shuttered Barnwood Restaurant on East Main Street.
The classic emergency vehicle show Saturday at the Ripon Community Center had 134 entries from throughout Northern and Central California.
Tanker truck traffic on East Highway 120 between Escalon and Manteca is expected to pick up in the coming weeks.