By DENNIS WYATT
You will have a chance to bid on unusual items ranging from training with the Manteca Police SWAT team to spending 10 hours with firefighters tagging along on calls as part of an effort to fund Boys & Girls Club programs for 1,500 kids.
Farmers south of Manteca will employ some of California's most efficient irrigation methods when the 2012 growing season starts.
LATHROP – Several projects are in the pipeline along the stretch of Roth Road from Airport Way to Interstate 5 in Lathrop that are expected to generate traffic significantly impacting the traffic volume at the freeway intersection.
John Harris judges the success of redevelopment in two ways - what it has brought to Manteca and what it has eliminated.
Neighbors of former Manteca City Council member Jay Smart once joked they could actually read the newspaper at their kitchen table at night from the glow of 2,000 plus lights he put on the roof of his former Higton Street home each Christmas.
Suffering from dementia and spending most of his days in a wheel chair at a convalescent home, Donald Davis, 67, of Manteca, decided to buy a car while dressed only in his pajamas and slippers, police said, and ended up dying in a hospital hours later.
Manteca's newest Safe Halloween event takes place Sunday at the Big League Dreams sports complex starting at 5 p.m.
It may be furlough Friday for many government offices. Their loss. But for many employees in private businesses who don't have the mandatory day off to save the budget, today is come-to-work-as-scary-or-nice-as-you-dare-to-be.
Manteca this weekend has everything from a mad scientist invading a neighborhood to trunk and treat events for kids plus numerous parties for adults to celebrate Halloween.
Kayla Miller was moved by the LINK production of "Hiding."
Kayla Miller and Edna Magana can thank the Boys and Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop for providing better understanding of their community.
Kirk Waters knows just how big of a difference the Boys & Girls Club can make in a young person's life.
Members of the Health Occupations Students of America at Manteca Unified are preparing to host another "Trunk or Treat" Sunday.
Future Manteca residents in the Austin Road Business Park calling 9-1-1 for a medical emergency might just see a Manteca Fire Department engine and a Ripon Consolidated Fire District ambulance pull up in front of their home.
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Today's car show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at the Golden Community Gym and parking lot, 1031 N. Main St., has a different twist.
Dave Winegarden's life-long fascination with museums led him to serving as the president of the Manteca Historical Society.
The Northgate Park group picnic area and restrooms are being upgraded thanks to growth.
Virginia Madueno, former Riverbank mayor and lsmall business owner, will be vying alongside five other candidates to represent the 12th Assembly District, a seat presently occupied by Kristin Olsen (R–Riverbank).
Seven major road projects to enhance Manteca traffic flow are expected to be completed or started in the next 12 months.
Five Doctors Hospital nurses and respiratory and radiology therapists were awarded the coveted Tenet Heroes Awards - four as a life saving team and another recognizing a radiology technologist lauded for making everyone feel important.
Some 266 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - including 166 teens - are spending three days next month walking and pulling carts along the historic Mormon Emigrant Trail across the Sierra.
The San Joaquin County Grand Jury is trashing unattended for-profit donation bins.
Get ready for a shocker.
Manteca Unified School District trustee Sam Fant will have to wait to see whether the censure motion that was before the board on Tuesday will end up on another board agenda sometime soon.
Sundays are special days for Mike Dillman.
It's the $350,000 question – can a fractured and divisive Manteca Unified School District Board of Education pick a successor to fill the seat vacated by the embattled Alexander Bronson?
What could end up being Manteca's most high profile sign is now going through the environmental review process.
There will be no drug testing program at Ripon High.