Earlier this year, Friends of the East Union Cemetery was formed to help save the historic burial place from disrepair.
Surrounding business owners don't appreciate the public intoxication, public urination, and the trash.
Manteca Parks and Recreation is offering standard week-day group swimming sessions plus Saturday lessons as well as private lessons.
The Rev. James Carlton defied the odds, not just once but twice. In 1982, when he had a brain abscess removed, doctors said he was not going to make it. But he proved them all wrong, and before long he was back preaching at the First Assembly of God on North Main and East North Street (now the Valley Community Presbyterian Church) where he was the associate pastor. Ten years later in 1992, he had ...
A benefit golf tournament for Jowell Griggs was played Sunday at Jack Tone Golf Course in Ripon. Proceeds of the event went to Griggs and her family in her fight against cancer.
By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin The typical new home built in Manteca five years ago was just shy of 3,000 square feet. Then at the bottom of the new housing market when 10 permits were issued in February 2008 the average size fell to 1,577 square feet. New housing starts in May 2008 saw the average size climb up a bit to 1,760 square feet. And city building statistics from ...
RIPON – Could the streets of downtown Ripon soon be abuzz with local farmers peddling freshly picked wares?
Manteca will avoid laying off four park workers when the city takes over the day-to-day care of 30-plus landscape maintenance districts that cost homeowners collectively jaust under $1 million a year to fund. The four private firms doing the work were notified in late May that their contracts will not be needed as of July 1. That's when the equivalent of four current municipal parks maintenance workers will start handling the work. Three maintenance workers ...
Sometimes you end up in the same place in an entirely different situation. When she was just a sophomore at Sierra High, Devin Star Tailes took the trip to the popular all-ages club Slim's in San Francisco with friends to take in a show and loved the live atmosphere of the venue provided. By sticking with the choir she was a part of and keeping both her interest and dedication in music sharp, Devin – ...
Students participating in the Junior Crime Scene Investigation Academy at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop are discovering that classroom work applies to the real world. In piecing together a crime scene, Lynda Donelson, a reserve Manteca Police Department sergeant and director of the academy since its inception six years ago, points out that the 28 enrolled in the week-long program – fourth through sixth-grade students – will use science, math, language, ...
Five years ago it was far from a prime location. It was a stone's throw from Manteca's waste water treatment plant and was surrounded on three sides by open fields and the other side by small one to five acre parcels with homes. Today it is considered one of the best locations in the South County with easy free access and a big drawing card in the form of the Stadium Retail Center anchored by ...
Volunteers help the Manteca Chamber of Commerce place 2,400 flags on the Fourth of July
It's going to cost a third more to rent the Manteca Senior Center. The proposed increase to $800 comes 13 months after the city raised the rent from $500 to $600. The rate increase is going before the City Council during Tuesday's 7 p.m. meeting at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St. Also on the agenda is an amendment to the center's alcoholic beverage policy prohibiting alcohol at youth-related activates. If adopted, it means ...
The federal economic stimulus plan is sending some green to Manteca to save even more green.
RIPON- Scott Lindsay is a cop's cop who cares about kids. He's a great match for being one of the two school resource officers in the community. His quiet demeanor and his intense love for his profession is what his character is built upon. When he responds to a call involving Ripon residents he often knows the people on a first name basis. One student told of his calming presence when addressing violence. When he ...
Arresting someone for aggressive panhandling in Manteca in all likelihood will not result in punishment in the form of jail time or even community service.
The women who work in a small but well-appointed room at the Woodbridge at Del Webb club house call the place, tongue in cheek, "the sweat shop."
LATHROP - It isn't electricity that's important when you're building new homes.
A drive-thru dinner fund-raiser is being held at Precision Automotive on Moffat Boulevard on Thursday, June 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to support the non-profit organization, Without Permission.
Julian Castillo's experiences with law enforcement weren't always positive.
Property tax receipts are rebounding for the second straight year in Manteca.
Dandi Manuel won't tell you how old she is.
LATHROP - A transportation labor dispute that's not even supported by the rank-and-file members of the unions that started the fight could end up drastically impacting public transit operations in San Joaquin County.
It was a simple prank.
The attempt at a squeeze play may end soon on westbound Lathrop Road at Madison Grove Drive.
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