Library Park has never been your typical park.
Everything from a two-minute shopping spree at the Grocery Outlet to a day training with the Manteca Police SWAT team and an autographed photo and rookie year card from San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum are going to the highest bidders as part of the 31st annual Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon.
It's a year away, but when the Ramos Brothers Circus comes back to Manteca next fall the owners are promising to dedicate their opening show to honor and celebrate the lives of Manteca area residents who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost as well as those who are fighting back against the disease.
Jonathan Sanchez smiled as he handed his dollar bill to Friends of the Library volunteers Bettie Christie and Carroll Zwinge.
Two ballot measures passed by wide margins by California voters could impact Manteca municipal services in different ways.
The kick-off event for the 2011 Manteca Relay for Life is set for Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Sierra High cafeteria, 1700 Thomas St., starting at 7 p.m.
Pennies add up.
Bicyclists and walkers today cover the ground that once hosted a vital Manteca economic link to United States markets.
The days of free construction water are over.
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop will be co-sponsoring the annual fiesta dinner-dance fund-raiser of the United Bacarreneos of America.
A trail system that could stretch from downtown Manteca to a point two miles east of Escalon is part of the proposed 1,650-home Trails of Manteca development being pursed south of Oakwood Lake.
Nearly a dozen Manteca courthouse staff members walked off their jobs for a brief time Friday morning to demonstrate their discontent with county government and proposed furlough days.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District isn't singing the budget blues.
A Modesto man on his way to work Friday morning was killed in backed up commuter traffic in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 just north of the Austin Road overcrossing.
Charlie Halford is hoping pitcher Tim Linecum's autographed photo along with his San Francisco Giants rookie year baseball card will help the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club raise part of the $120,000 the organization hopes to raise at the 31st annual telethon on Monday and Tuesday.
Quick action by a neighbor who lives next door to the Durham Ferry campus site of the San Joaquin County Office of Education averted a major grass fire developing Tuesday night.
Why a section of a PG&E power line on South Union Road between Woodward and Peach avenues fell to the ground around noon on Tuesday is still not known.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma City Thunder fired Scott Brooks on Wednesday, parting ways with a former NBA coach of the year who led the team to three conference finals in four years only to falter this season as his players were hit hard by injuries.
Manteca may have to end its practice of charging larger water users more in a bid to encourage conservation.
Sai Saelee and his wife Fahm Saechao are worried about their strawberry crop this year. And they are not alone.
What does Manteca need in terms of municipal parks and recreation?
The City of Lathrop has been sitting on $640,000 in state funds for a sidewalk along the pedestrian heavy Fifth Street for almost a year.
The Manteca Chamber of Commerce means business.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District has a plan to free up 73,000 acre feet of water that could be used to grow food in the southern valley, send water through municipal faucets, and help provide critical flows to fish or improve the quality of river water.
Craig Bobson played football in 1976-77 under Bill Walsh when he was the coach at Stanford University.
In conjunction with LoveManteca, which encouraged people all over town to work on various service projects last weekend, JustServe will continue the food drive LoveManteca began this coming Saturday, April 25.
Identify theft claimed 298 victims in Manteca during 2014.
MODESTO (AP) - California almonds are becoming one of the world's favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land, consuming more water than all the showering, dish-washing and other indoor household water use of California's 39 million people.
Roughly 80 percent of Lathrop's water comes from the ground.
Ripon Unified School District Superintendent Bill Draa apologized for the inaccuracies on the recently approved second interim report made last week.