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Arsenic found in Nile Garden’s well

No other campus in Manteca Unified has the troubles Nile Garden School is having with drinking water.

June 29, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Former Buffs pay tribute to Darling

Love and respect for Frances Darling electrified the Chez Shari dining room on Friday evening as about 70 former Manteca High School Marching Band members paid tribute to the woman they consider their matriarch.

June 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Lucky No. 9: Raffle ticket nets new car

Patricia Hansen likes the number nine.

June 29, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Overcoming odds in pursuit of education

They beat the odds. They continue to beat the odds. And for years and generations to come, they will go on beating the odds.

June 29, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Ripon non-profit plants seeds for a community garden

A non-profit group is looking to develop a small section near Doak Boulevard and Vera Avenue into a community garden.

June 29, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


RIBBON FOR ALL

LATHROP – When Cedric Mitchell met with Lathrop officials in a vacant field across from Lathrop High School it was hard to picture what was being pitched to him.

June 28, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop celebrates 25th birthday with band

LATHROP – Danny Thomas walked methodically across the concrete stage.

June 28, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Area leaders searching for ADA support

Public opinion indicates that business closures related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) have gone too far.

June 28, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Catastrophic flood mars 1950s

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.

June 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Generations Center: ‘They did it right’

LATHROP – Ethan Holt was kind of in a gray area.

June 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Colorado ADA activist works to bring businesses in compliance

Stephen Hamer fights gallantly for the rights of the handicapped.

June 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


‘Superhumans,’ King of Wake ready to make splash

LATHROP – The boat motor roars as it rips through the calm water.

June 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


3 brokers looking at Pilkington property

LATHROP – The last piece of glass rolled off of the line at the NSG-Pilkington float glass manufacturing plant in Lathrop back in January.

June 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


1940s: War brings change to Manteca

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.

June 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Gold Star father pays it forward

The phone call never came for J. Kevin Graves.

June 26, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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Biochar: More crops, less water

Manteca Unified students may soon start growing future jobs.

August 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MAKING THE CALL

The first time that Gary Scharmann officiated a varsity high school football game he made a tackle.

August 30, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Feds critical of proposed twin tunnels

STOCKTON - A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the project Thursday.

August 30, 2014 | By SCOTT SMITH Associated Press | NEWS


Illegal fireworks hit fire trucks with near misses to firefighters

A barrage of illegal fireworks set off by a house fire made several hits on a Manteca fire truck and narrowly missed firefighters as they were scrambling to get fire hoses in place at a Thursday evening house fire in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Yard sale today benefits dance group

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.

August 29, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


FIREWORKS FUEL FIRE

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.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Joe Freitas helped youth, founded bank

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.

August 29, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop issues specific drought water use rules

LATHROP – California is facing a water emergency.

August 29, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Memories are the order of the day at Isadore’s

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.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Turlock’s homeless success story

TURLOCK – Tim Guerino knows that the model works.

August 28, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


60 PARKS & COUNTING

Manteca hit a milestone this year when the city's 60th park was completed.

August 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Galas, bingo games at harvest festival

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.

August 28, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Denham seeks $15M for free tutoring effort

Normally it's Carol Davis that has to visit Congressman Jeff Denham's office to ask for money.

August 28, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Applying pressure to conserve

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.

August 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Amazon filling 200 more jobs at Tracy center

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.

August 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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