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Reading is her passion, Manteca Library her haven

Most of the time it isn't hard to find Diana Simmons.

July 23, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Firefighters: Fire fire chief

LATHROP – In the midst of Lathrop-Manteca Fire District's worst budget crisis since its founding in 1936, its union firefighters are stepping forward with a laundry list of suggestions to help soften the fiscal blow.

July 22, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


NO MORE WAITING

What a difference a decade makes.

July 22, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


30 volunteers help keep Manteca SAFE

With more than three decades of fire experience under his belt, Bob Scharmann knows a thing or two about what it means to be a firefighter.

July 22, 2010 | Jagada Chambers | NEWS


Aquatic center & water park?

An aquatic center – complete with Olympic-sized swimming pool for competition coupled with a water park – is considered by a consultant as the best way for Manteca to develop a part of the 111 acres the city owns that fronts the Highway 120 Bypass immediately west of Big League Dreams and Costco.

July 21, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


LM Fire may close 3 of 4 stations

LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District may close one or two of its remaining three fire stations that are still open, lay off 10 firefighters, and demote some of its personnel as it struggles to grapple with a budget deficit of $336,244.78 right at the start of the 2010-11 fiscal year on Sept. 1.

July 21, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Bull serving as consultant for six months for just dental & health plan

RIPON - Ripon's retiring police chief Richard Bull is being contracted by the City Council to serve as a consultant to the interim chief of police for the next six months.

July 21, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


She’s taught over 5,000 kids to swim including Olympian

Sigrid Laird has been a household name for over 40 years, having taught some 5,000 children how to swim, ranging in age from toddlers to high school seniors.

July 21, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Property values drop 1.5%

New home construction valued at $110 million in 2009 is effectively cushioning the City of Manteca from suffering substantial property tax revenue drops for the fiscal year that started July 1.

July 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Library Park expansion on track for October

The final obstacle that was holding up the Library Park expansion - getting agreement between Verizon, Comcast, and PG&E for the location of various utility lines - has been resolved.

July 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golf tourney supports Manteca K-9

The Manteca Police Canine Unit is in need of funding – a scheduled golf tournament on August 14 is hoped to make a difference.

July 20, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Old Mars store now eBay trading outlet

An on-line and in-store consignment seller has taken over the old Mars Department Store in downtown Manteca after being shuttered for a number of years.

July 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


3 months of free electricity

You could go three months out of the year without paying PG&E a cent for electricity.

July 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Teens feel comfortable & safe at Boys & Girls

Keeping teens busy is the key to preventing them from getting into trouble or setting out on the wrong path.

July 19, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Behling vows to focus on ‘inner workings’ of city government

Solid waste route drivers would become the first line of defense against blight if Manteca City Council hopeful Richard Behling has his way.

July 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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RUN TO REMEMBER

Turns out, Tiffany McBroom was a natural.

April 18, 2015 | James Burns | NEWS


SHE SAID YES

LATHROP – "What does a guy like me have to do in order to be able to get a girl like that?"

April 18, 2015 | Jagada Chambers | NEWS


Cameras focus on ‘Kicking for Cure’

Justin Coenenberg and the Manteca High girls soccer team will make their TV debut on Monday morning.

April 18, 2015 | James Burns | NEWS


1955: Serious water shortage in irrigation district

100 years ago

April 18, 2015 | | NEWS


His book is a work of art

When Kirby Brown and his wife Iran visited the famed Hearst Castle in San Simeon, they were treated like royalty.

April 17, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Interest taken in plight of Lathrop man

After two months of detention in Punjabi prison a Lathrop resident and United States citizen might finally be getting the State Department intervention – or at least interest – that his family has been begging for.

April 17, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca author signs book at Antique Avenue Saturday

Manteca author Kirby William Brown will be signing copies of his book, California Faince: Ceramics for Cottages and Castles, all day during business hours at Antique Avenue at Spreckels Park shopping center, 1327 Historical Place.

April 17, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop plays with water

The drought may mean two South County water play features designed to keep kids cool and happy will stay dry for the duration

April 16, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca officer rear ended on 120 Bypass

A Manteca Police officer was rear ended in his patrol car on the Highway 120 Bypass east of Union Road Wednesday at 10:30 p.m.

April 16, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Outbuilding blaze sends up heavy black smoke

Heavy black smoke seen for miles from burning outbuildings in Lathrop north of Louise Avenue and just east of McKinley Avenue at the end of Park Avenue drew sightseers from several communities as two outbuildings literally burned to the ground Wednesday afternoon.

April 16, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


No jail for driver that killed teen

A driver whose car veered off the roadway last April striking four teens – killing one 14-year-old – as they walked home along the shoulder of East Highway 120 returning from an orchard bonfire won't receive jail time.

April 15, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Plan for senior housing advances

The last hurrah of the Manteca Redevelopment Agency's housing bonds could end up providing 40 units of senior independent housing for low- and very low-income seniors.

April 15, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sidewalk cruising is illegal

You've seen them before.

April 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


KICK(ing) BACK

Over the years, Justin Coenenberg has used soccer as a vehicle to raise tens of thousands of dollars for children with cancer.

April 14, 2015 | James Burns | NEWS


Drought drying up hike options

Katie Williston usually this time of the year pulls down her sleeping bags and her outdoor gear in order to make sure that everything survived the winter – falling not to temperatures but to varmints – as she gears up for another beautiful Northern California spring.

April 14, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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