Not everyone was happy to see Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker at breakfast Saturday. "I wouldn't give you 25 cents for any cop on the street," one crusty, irate citizen at Perko's Restaurant told Manteca Police Chief David Bricker. Bricker was conducting his third casual "Breakfast with the Chief" outing Saturday morning at Perko's to give Mantecans a chance to be candid with him and allow him to help them if possible. Bricker spent two ...
You can end up being king of the road on a customized motorcycle at this year's Night of Kings and Queens.
90 years ago September 12, 1919 At last, Manteca is thoroughly aroused over the County Fair and no doubt the Manteca district will be represented with a splendid exhibit. At the Board of Trade meeting Tuesday night a mass meeting was called for Wednesday night to start the movement here. This committee was headed by Ray C. Fairall, C. L. Hughes, Maro Litchfield and M. B. Hooper. 80 years ago September 12, 1929 ...
LATHROP - The Lathrop Police Services Citizen's Academy is just around the corner.
Big League Dreams is scoring another hit for Manteca. This time it is up to 400 future jobs for a South County satellite center for San Joaquin County. The Manteca City Council has a deal before them Tuesday that enters the city onto an option agreement with San Joaquin County for the purchase of 10 acres on the northeast corner of Milo Candini Drive and Daniels Street for the office complex. It could include satellite ...
Villa Ticino is Manteca's little Switzerland. It's a neighborhood where you'll find names such as Geneva Way, Matterhorn Street and Zurich Drive. The homes built by Frontiers even had a whimsical Swiss touch for the American-style development with lots bigger than 6,000 square feet and homes bigger than a baron's castle in the heart of European neutrality. Across town at the French Collection - a stylish subdivision that gives one the impression of the French ...
LATHROP - If you happen around noon today to see a group of people walking from the Sheriff's Office in French Camp headed to the Police Station at Seventh Street in Lathrop, look at their feet.
Residents volunteered to be a part of the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's Flags Over Manteca effort to mark the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001.
An old-fashioned tri-tip and turkey barbecue social is in its 17th year benefitting the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.
Pastor Mike Dillman, after the September 11 tragedy brought down the World Trade Center towers in New York City, had to do something to thank those who go out of their way to protect us.
The gauntlet has been thrown down. As if the weeks leading up to the first week of the Manteca Idol finals on Wednesday night weren't an indication that there is some serious talent in this field, all traces of dissent were eradicated by the time the last singer stepped off the stage at Chez Shari. They're good. They're really, really good. With a new format this year that will accommodate younger singers that will compete ...
2nd Saturday offers volunteer opportunity 2nd Saturday is a monthly opportunity for Mantecans to join others in serving the community. Hundreds have participated by setting aside 8am-noon on the second Saturday of the month, viewing a list of projects to then choose from, and serve our community together for the morning. It is very grass-roots, very rewarding, and very effective. This last month we trimmed hedges and landscaping on the bike trail, cleaned areas ...
A typical PG&E power pole and line serving Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon is 37 years-old. That age factor – determined by experts with a global track record dealing with infrastructure – was gleaned by sampling pole date stamps and nails in the overhead portion of the 800 miles of distribution feeds serving power customers within the South San Joaquin Irrigation District boundaries. That – when coupled with PG&E's own depreciation information filed annually with the ...
LATHROP – The city of Lathrop is about to join the growing number of municipalities throughout California and in at least three states that are cracking down on mobile vendors in the name of safety and fairness.
Brian Rodriguez knows firsthand how beneficial the Manteca Boys and Girls Club can be in the life of a youth just trying to stay on the right track.
William "Bud" Cunningham helped bring the Oakland Coliseum to fruition 47 years ago when he served as the first stadium general manager.
Jesus didn't have to worry about a cold spell.
Austin Road Business Park could emerge as the top concentration of non-public sector employment for Ripon residents.
Dick Durham knows that the $75 it cost for a ticket to Wednesday's 34th annual Holiday Affair staged by the Manteca Soroptimists is well spent.
Gary Lemesh shudders to think if Kaiser-Manteca Medical Center were to make more cuts.
The Rev. Quincy McClain and members of her congregation from Southside Christian Church spread tiding of comfort and joy Wednesday at the Manteca Care & Rehabilitation Center.
A commitment letter could set the stage for the creation of 9,134 more jobs to chip away at Manteca's 10.1 percent unemployment rate.
The chance of outrunning one Manteca police officer is totally out of the question for fleeing bad guys in the city unless they can cover 26.2 miles without stopping.
Richard Silverman is seeking one of two Manteca City Council seats up for grabs in November 2014.
The sun is still hiding from the frost this morning, but some 50 hardy Manteca Nuts & Bolts diehards are already up and about making sure needy children will wake up with a smile on Christmas morning.
LATHROP – It's like Linda Rose that she'd feel like she wasn't deserving of the honor of being the 2013 Lathrop Holiday Parade Grand Marshal.
Firefighters' spray turned into ice when it hit the ground at a fully engulfed garage fire shortly before 4 a.m. Monday causing them to slip and slide while attacking the blaze at the rear of a boarded up home in the 600 block of Virginia Avenue west of Sequoia Street.
Manteca entrepreneur and restaurant owner Frank Guinta was more than a grand marshal in Manteca's Christmas parade Saturday night.
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of the six-county Catholic Diocese of Stockton announced over the weekend the diocese will likely file for bankruptcy saying there is "no viable option" other than re-organization.
In May of 1944, Al Ftacek, a soldier from the town of Ottawa in Illinois, was sent to England to be part of a six-month bombing mission to Germany.