Before "Woman of Substance" even became known as the title of a bestseller book, or a catch phrase of the feminist movement, there was Betty Bergthold.
Mothers' Day at our house are most days of the year, when that special woman I married 54 years ago witnesses her efforts continuing to bloom after raising three boys and a girl – all leading successful lives in their vocations today.
Nearly 100 rural Manteca residents are casting a wary eye toward the City of Manteca's plans to potentially use recycled treated wastewater for everything from park and farmland irrigation to recharging underground water tables.
She is someone who has been a role model to many young female athletes, as well as an overall achiever and community volunteer.
It didn't turn into the Streets of Laredo.
When Kathy Beer Napolitano became pregnant, she made the difficult decision to leave the Air Force.
Carolina Gutierrez has a stellar resume.
LATHROP - It would have been really easy for Gloria Ruiz to just keep driving.
The grass isn't always greener.
Rafael Munoz didn't immediately realize that he had taken first place in the Boys and Girls Clubs of Manteca/Lathrop's Science Fair on Wednesday.
It can be one of the scariest situations that a police officer will face in their career.
Robbie Taberna was a reserve Manteca firefighter flirting with a fulltime career when his life was tragically cut short in a motorcycle accident.
Taped on the door of Rebecca Cardenas' office at St. Anthony of Padua Church is a simple flyer. But there's nothing simple about the story behind the smiling two faces. Behind their contagious smiles is a story of love and self-sacrifice.
McWhinney Development wants to invest $150 million in Manteca to build a 500-room hotel with an indoor waterpark.
Dan Levin knows that some cases are harder to crack than others.
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.
"Coach" is still swinging for the bleachers.
There's a potential $32,000 pay day in Manteca for someone trying to make a living by filing Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits for alleged non-compliance to federal rules.
If everything goes according to plan, eight elementary schools in Manteca Unified will be fully wired for 21st-century technology connection by September.
It wasn't exactly the fictional Wagon Queen Family Truckster from National Lampoon Vacation.
Five graduate nurses picked from a field of 187 applicants were welcomed into Doctors Hospital's six-month-long Versant internship program at a noon luncheon on Wednesday in the DHM conference room.
Today's Manteca Independence Day Parade will feature over 34 entries to the theme of "Traveling the USA."
There's money for pay raises in Manteca's $30.1 million general fund spending plan for the next 12 months.
They've been known to drive dogs crazy.
Pet stores are offering sedation pills to calm dogs during the booming July 4th fireworks, according to Manteca Animal Control Officer Les Rowe.
Gloryanna Rhodes loves the open spaces in America. That feeling first hit her in the gut about 45 years ago while going over the Altamont Pass on the way to Yosemite National Park as she gazed at the vast valley below.