Water - or more precisely the lack of it - created a foreclosure crisis in Manteca 80 years ago that makes the Great Recession housing bust seem mild in comparison.
Bill Draa was enjoying his retirement when he was called upon to help out the Ripon Unified School District.
LATHROP – Daniel Whaley doesn't need to do drugs to know that they're a dead-end street.
Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was under construction 75 years ago.
Are you feeling the holiday bulge? Have you lost the motivation to exercise or eat properly? Are you desperate for a physical transformation?
A big jolt is coming in 2014.
The year was 1940. It was the marrying month of March. At least, it was for teen bride Alice Machado who just exchanged vows with the love of her life, Joe Machado, at St. Anthony's Church in Manteca.
Luis Zepeda raced his younger brother, Fernando, several times down Snow Tube Mountain.
LATHROP – The numbers don't like.
LATHROP – Out of every dollar you spend in Lathrop, an extra penny goes to pay for enhanced city services.
Parents whose children are attending schools in Manteca Unified and would like to transfer them to another campus in the district will have the opportunity to do just that from January 7 through Jan 31, 2014.
Mayor Willie Weatherford notes that some cities build grandiose city halls that conjure up images of the Taj Mahal.
Recent enrollment figures at Ripon Unified were reportedly a mixed blessing.
Ray Utter is among those responsible for you having gas in your car.
Brad Peters calls it "fanning his feathers."
South San Joaquin Irrigation District may come to the rescue of 44,000 people in Tuolumne County expected to run out of water in less than 80 days.
Everybody loves Uncle Frank - as in Frank Guinta.
An 85-year-old Manteca woman was thrown through the plate glass window of the Manteca UPS Store after being struck by a car driven by her husband.
The arthritis in Joanne Johnston's back and knees are so bad that the 69-year-old needs a wheelchair to get around town.
Rain, slick streets, vehicle crashes and a two-hour power outage plagued the Manteca area mid-day on Friday including a Camaro sports car crashing into an electrical transformer on Commerce Avenue between Home Depot and Staples.
The Manteca Futbol Club's 6v6 Charitable Shootout crowned seven division winners and raised about $9,000 during play last weekend.
It's never good when the police know you by name.
Manteca could join a small but growing number of California municipalities and water districts that are offering residents rebates or low-cost loans to convert to xeriscape landscaping.
LATHROP – Kristin Olsen knows her water.
A Stockton man was arrested early Thursday morning for driving under the influence after the pickup truck he was driving skidded off the road and took out a power pole on Airport Way.
Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring will host the annual Valentine's Day luncheon for seniors on Wednesday.
Bill Todd has gone from fighting fires to throwing darts.
It was obvious that it had been days since she had last seen a shower or any prolonged time at a sink.
Reducing municipal water pressure is on the list of short-term actions Manteca could consider implementing in response to the statewide drought emergency.