Delfino Perry had no intention of building one of the West Coast's largest melon brokering firms when he planted his first crop 75 years ago.
RIPON - The opening day of the Color the Skies Over Ripon hot air balloon festival saw two special people climb into the baskets of separate balloons – one the 15-year-old poster boy for the event and the other an adventuresome 102-year-old grandmother.
The Trails of Manteca - a proposed project that would add 1,650 housing units in the southwest portion of the city - could increase municipal water consumption by roughly 9 percent when it is completed.
Lisa Barber had so much fun when she was a Girl Scout she knew that she couldn't let her daughter pass up the opportunity.
The long-awaited Library Park expansion is ready to go to bid with work expected to start in earnest after the Manteca Pumpkin Fair Oct. 2-3.
Zach Reis almost wore out his arm ringing "The Bell" Friday night.
Manteca is accomplishing something few other valley cities can claim: It has substantially reduced the pumping of groundwater.
The Manteca Idol finalists now have to be ready to show what they have for the judges each and every week.
Today there is an almond orchard and not much more on the northeast quadrant of the Highway 120 Bypass and Highway 99 interchange where upwards of 187,000 vehicles pass a day.
RIPON - The Ripon Quarterback Club is on the road again to raise more funds for organized youth athletic programs in the community.
Manteca's next three murals will celebrate families and diversity, the Portuguese, and the impact of the railroad on the community.
Tom Wilson is taking his love for the library to the streets. Literally.
A six-year-old child walking with his dad and 4-year-old brother was hit by a car Monday shortly after 9 p.m. while the three of them were in a crosswalk on West Atherton Drive at Pagola Avenue near Veritas School.
Music - as well as an expanded homework assistance program – is part of the new offerings at the Manteca Boys & Girls Club.
RIPON - The message was clear: Washington can keep its stimulus funds as Ripon can manage just fine on its own without help from "bankrupt" Uncle Sam.
Kai Burburn rocks back and forth nervously on the lip of the bowl at the new Lathrop skate park.
Free Weston Ranch. That's the rallying cry of this small community in South West Stockton.
The second annual Mother &Son Dance at St. Anthony of Padua School will be held Friday, Feb. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Manteca's next municipal building could go up on Daniels Street.
Manteca in 2014 had its biggest year for single family housing starts in eight years.
It took less than a week for a jury to convict Michael Roessler in the murder of 51-year-old rural Manteca Michael Lawrence.
The Manteca Kindred Arts has been bringing top-notch musicians of national and international caliber to Manteca for nearly three decades. Perhaps less known is the fact the non-profit organization has been offering other entertainment options every year for the public's gastronomical pleasure, among other things.
Public employee retirees are living longer.
Maddy Hudson made the cut.
The quilted American flag occupying one entire wall at Ladybug Quilts in Manteca is not just a store decoration.
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Manteca may make its biggest tax sharing deal ever to get the biggest economic return yet for the municipal general fund.
Manteca firefighters are arriving at emergency calls quicker despite an increase in calls.
Home sales at River Islands at Lathrop and elsewhere will help start moving a proposed satellite county center toward becoming a reality in Manteca.
In the summer, with California in the throes of a record-setting drought, the sign that popped up all over the farming areas in and around Manteca caught a bit of attention with the message: "Pray for Rain."