RIPON – When Scott Huerta first got an e-mail telling him that his band – French Cassettes – were selected as one of four finalists in the MySpace Artist Discovery contest, he immediately dismissed it as spam.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams is hosting the annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 3, at the BLD sports complex.
Avid gardeners will find many freebies to take home and plenty of gardening ideas at the San Joaquin County Fair which is wrapping up its final day today from noon to 7 p.m.
Scenes from Saturday's Children's Art in the Park conducted by the Manteca Junior Women's Club at Library Park. Co-sponsoring the event were the Mayor's Committee on the Arts, City of Manteca, and the Manteca Parks and Recreation Commission.
Building on the success of last year's event, The Commons at Union Ranch will again hold its "Dancing with the Manteca Stars" competition. The free event, which celebrates the second anniversary of the assisted living community, takes place on Friday, June 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. and is open to the public.
FRENCH CAMP - Cynthia Henry is searching for memories of French Camp of old to add to her manuscript about the San Joaquin County community.
The Ripon Senior Fellowship Group will meet on Monday, June 28, at 6 p.m. at the Ripon Senior Center, 433 S. Wilma Avenue. Anyone over the age of 55 qualifies to attend.
Garrett Graham stood steadfast in his Manteca Fire Department-issued turnouts as he awaited the next order.
A sharp rise in the number of dogs being saved from canals by South San Joaquin Irrigation District ditch tenders has prompted a warning to canine owners throughout Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon who reside near irrigation canals.
Almost 400 Manteca residents went back to work in Manteca to push the city's unemployment rate down to 14.1 percent for the lowest level for those without jobs since October.
Phil Waterford's emotions got the best of him Friday morning when California Assemblyman Bill Berryhill presented him with the Small Business of the Year Award for the 26th district.
Art and Diane Perry were among the hundreds of people who took the leisurely trek to the San Joaquin County Fair on Friday.
The Manteca Branch Library will present Wet 'N Wetter Relays Thursday, July 8, at 3 p.m.
The late rains combined with unkempt foreclosed properties could make this a Fourth of July that some Manteca residents may never forget.
The family takes center stage at this year's celebration of the annual Fourth of July Three Rivers Indian Lodge Powwow.
A brand new Jayco Motorhome sustained an estimated $7,000 in damages when a couple taking the vehicle on a test drive were rear ended by a late model Honda Accord.
Manteca's first single family neighborhood featuring all lots smaller than 6,000 feet under zoning changes put in place in 2012 to encourage more affordable housing is before the City Council Tuesday for final approval.
Manteca Unified School District last month recognized those selected for Educators of the Year.
Life saving memories and fleeting words of caution are often shared at the Every 15 Minutes program every year during the two-day event at Manteca High's Gus Schmiedt Field. This year was no different.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1051 is asking for a $50,000 loan from the City of Manteca in order to furnish the new Manteca Veterans Center being built on Moffat Boulevard in time for the July 4 grand opening.
About 15 years, the City of Ripon entered into a long-term lease with Jack Tone Golf, LP.
Conserving water has cost Manteca $1,020,300 since July 1.
A young Vietnamese boy owed his life to U.S. Army pilots who rescued him from a dusty trail where he had been left for dead after being clubbed in the head by Viet Cong soldiers.
Manteca - based on trends as of Jan. 1, 2015 - could push 75,000 residents this year.
John "Jack" Thomson - among the top 30 California high school coaches for overall baseball wins - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Relay for Life Manteca is back at East Union High.
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Today (Saturday, May 2) is Free Comic Book Day.
Manteca may not reduce the number of days it is OK for businesses, residents, and government agencies to water landscaping from three to two days a week.
Jeff Shields plans to retire in mid-October as general manager of the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.