Phil Waterford had many things to be thankful for as he stood before a packed house at the Manteca Senior Center for the Manteca Community Prayer Breakfast Thursday morning.
More than 300 Mormon volunteers will help spruce up 13 Manteca municipal parks on Saturday.
The last stop in Saturday's "Gardens for Generations" garden tour is no stranger to those who have faithfully followed this annual tradition of the Manteca Garden Club. This is the third time it has been featured in the last dozen years or so.
Scenes from the opening of the new Spreckels Park BMX track at Moffat Boulevard and Spreckels Avenue.
Artists who want to be a part of history-in-the-making are invited to show samples of their work at the Manteca Historical Museum on Saturday, May 22, from 1 to 5 p.m.
MODESTO – Eight local artists will be featured on a 32-track compilation showcasing the rising stars of the Central Valley music scene.
California Carnival is open through Sunday next to McDonald's on East Yosemite Avenue to raise money for the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend celebration.
RIPON - Neither rain nor sleet nor snow will keep a good mail man from completing his appointed rounds, especially after 30 years of dedicated service – Ripon's Steve Guyett is the perfect example after suffering a double stroke.
A Grace Davis High School junior has been crowned the winner in the Kaiser Permanente Don't Buy the Lie Contest, a local billboard design contest that delivers a powerful anti-tobacco message to teens.
LATHROP – A compelling sculpture of an eagle and its hapless prey is this year's winner of the Lathrop Mayor's Art Purchase Award.
Music lovers will get a chance to enjoy the ambiance of live acoustic music while at the same time benefiting one of the nation's leading children's charities.
Scenes from Sunday's MRPS Classy Car Show that raised money for the MRPS scholarship fund.
LATHROP – What if you have a birthday coming and the celebration is moved three months after the actual date? Not only that, the party in your honor is being combined with another celebration?
This year's South County Cinco de Mayo "Fiesta Day!" hosted by the South San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will be held on Saturday, May 8, at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
Manteca's new BMX track is being dedicated Thursday at 4 p.m.
December is three months away. But every moment between now and then will count for a group of young students at Manteca's Universal Dance Company.
Explosions and shooting fireworks raised additional havoc Thursday as a fire swept through a two-story home in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue just two blocks from the Louise Avenue fire station.
Joe Freitas - part of the World War II generation of leaders who returned home from war to lay the ground work for Manteca's future- passed away Thursday. He was 88.
LATHROP – California is facing a water emergency.
It was another day of sad good-byes and warm hugs and loads of memories as Isadore's Restaurant served its last lunch to longtime friends and customers Thursday noon.
TURLOCK – Tim Guerino knows that the model works.
Manteca hit a milestone this year when the city's 60th park was completed.
Bingo is back at St. Anthony's. Not in the form of a weekly fund-raiser for the school as it was for many years. This time, its comeback is a short two-day entertainment venue incorporated into the annual Harvest Festival set for the weekend of Sept. 20-21.
Normally it's Carol Davis that has to visit Congressman Jeff Denham's office to ask for money.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.
Amazon's 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center off of Chrissman Road in rural Tracy was a feather in the cap for the South County when the company began distribution operations last fall.
The Manteca Pregnancy Help Center is marking three high-water marks this year.
Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.
The 29th annual Our Lady of Fatima celebration at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon will be held Friday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Aug. 31. The public is invited.
Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.