One little candle can brighten up a whole world of darkness. And one act of kindness, however infinitesimal, can make a humongous difference.
Short in stature, huge in heart for everyone he has met in the Manteca, Ripon and Escalon communities, "Shorty" Wolf, 84, is moving to his native Oklahoma today to live with son Michael Wolf.
Several years ago, Manteca High School opened a unique student-run credit union program where students not only earned academic credits but also learned real-world job skills.
For the fifth year in a row, Park View Elementary School was selected to the California Business for Education Excellence for Prestigious Honor Roll.
The Christopher Braley Wounded Warriors 5K Run/Walk Sunday helps keep off the Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration at Woodward Park.
James Boles doesn't look like an undercover cop.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District will get their day in court after all.
A flare up in a new Camp Pendleton fire in Southern California Friday brought a call for more resources from around the state including a San Joaquin County strike team. Fire crews are already battling three large grass and vegetation fires at the San Diego County Marine training base.
A fast moving grass fire destroyed two homes around noon Thursday in a semi-rural neighborhood in southwest Manteca near Wetherbee Lake.
A lawyer is making the rounds in Manteca drumming up legal fees by suing businesses over alleged American with Disabilities Acts violations.
When Nicole Stanley's two sons came running back up to her energetically after playing basketball at the park near their home, she didn't think anything of it.
They're not ready to give up the fight just yet.
LATHROP – Matt Lindemann doesn't want to come into work and find out that a kid on a bicycle was hit and killed by a passing vehicle.
Some $150 million plus and 25 years later the biggest - and arguably most well-planned community in the San Joaquin Valley - is ready to sell homes.
Tommy Joyce with his distinctive white beard was somewhat of a celebrity riding in an open taxi cab down main streets in Havana with Cubans shouting to him: "Mr. Hemingway! – Mr. Hemingway!"
Out-of-area teams playing tournaments at Big League Dreams won't have too far to go to book a hotel room when 2015 rolls around.
When Caroline Finn came to the top of the hill at the Grapevine nearly 30 years ago and beheld the great valley below, she knew there was no going back.
Five contenders have filed the necessary documents to legally raise donations to campaign for the Manteca council or mayor's post.
The Creamery was "the place" to stop in Manteca for generations of Bay Area travelers going to and from the Sierra on weekends.
It was "quiet on the set!" followed by "camera, action!" at Manteca High's swimming pool on Sunday for one scene in the powerful, thought-provoking film "Listen" focused on making a difference for today's teens and their need to be heard.
Miguel Lopez has found his place in history. Yet again.
The Manteca Municipal Golf Course's financial outlook is almost on par - at least for now.
LATHROP – It might not yet be election season, but the political fuse has already been lit in Lathrop.
Work on a $1.9 million project to make two miles of Louise Avenue more conducive to pedestrians and bicyclists while enhancing the looks of the east-west corridor with start this summer.
Marshall Magincalda stood in the front of his Woodward Avenue ranchette and gazed at the dozens of people buzzing around his property as if it were normal.
Frank Warren is a busy man.
Mary Buchanan is not a certificated Manteca Unified teacher librarian. But she is working hard to convince district officials "to consider returning the teacher librarian positions to each of the high schools." Those positions were among the victims of the budget cuts that were made during the Great Recession.
A Manteca man who suffered a compound fracture above his ankle during a river accident and faced amputation will get to keep his left foot.
Orena Monahan once again enjoyed her three-day stay at the Fourth of July Powwow at the Three Rivers Lodge in Manteca.