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$62.4M to strengthen levees

The chances of flooding in Lathrop and southwest Manteca will be reduced significantly thanks to $62.4 million in state bond money awarded this week to Reclamation District 17.

February 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


PG&E gives green light to dig where SSJID crew cuts gas line

Cutting through an active two-inch gas line Thursday morning put a SSJID crew in danger of an explosion shortly before 9 a.m. in the 1000 block of South Union Road.

February 19, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Torres family hitting right note as Lathrop’s 1st family of music

LATHROP – Mike Torres, Jr. is very selective about who he lets on his Lathrop ranch.

February 19, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Kids man lemonade stand for cancer research

Three 11-year-old sixth graders were anything but bored on their week's vacation from school as they set up a lemonade stand that was bringing in big bucks.

February 19, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


RAVIOLI THE CLOWN

Scenes from Wednesday's free program at the Manteca Library that was provided through the generosity of the Friends of the Manteca Library.

February 19, 2010 | Hime Romero | NEWS


Best Buy raffling off high def TV to benefit free tutoring program

Best Buy of Manteca is partnering with Give Every Child A Chance to support free tutoring for struggling kids by helping sponsor the 11th Annual Antone E. Raymus Bowl-A-Thon on Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Manteca Bowl and Family Fun Center.

February 19, 2010 | | NEWS


Elder Michael Greer to serve mission in Melbourne, Australia

Michael Greer, 19, has been called to serve a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

February 19, 2010 | | NEWS


Soroptimist Something Special event offers Saturday lunch, Sunday brunch

The Soroptimist members of Manteca are preparing for their 18th annual "Something Special" themed luncheon.

February 19, 2010 | | NEWS


Manteca Morning Rotary crab feed set for Feb. 27

Helping a high school senior go on to college after finding him sleeping under a bridge, Manteca Morning Rotarians are working to bring in more scholarship funds with their upcoming crab feed.

February 19, 2010 | | NEWS


Presentation on astrobiology, ‘extremophiles’offered at MJC

MODESTO – Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer a program entitled "What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?" on Friday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Forum 110 on Modesto Junior College's East Campus.

February 19, 2010 | | NEWS


ODDS & ENDS

EU High choir stages 'South Pacific' shows

February 19, 2010 | | NEWS


Manteca Garden Club reaches out to community garden project

LATHROP – When Ruben Sandoval distributed 100 flyers inviting his neighbors to start a community garden, not a single soul showed up.

February 18, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Time = money when talking traffic

Waiting up to 20 seconds longer at traffic signals on roads either yet to be built or widened in Manteca could reduce the rise in the cost of future housing as well as save future tax dollars when it comes to street maintenance.

February 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Builders eye starting homes at River Islands

Looking for signs of a thaw in the new housing market that has gone into a deep freeze as the median price of a Manteca home plunged 57 percent in four years?

February 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MRPS FISH FRY

February 18, 2010 | Hime Romero | NEWS


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They dump on farmers

Dave Roorda was not a happy camper when he stopped by early Friday morning at his almond orchard on the corner of Woodward Avenue and North Union Road. He had just knocked down the nuts from the trees a few days ago, and the drying almonds are waiting to be windrowed.

September 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


SSJID again says it will keep discount for poor folks

South San Joaquin Irrigation District has reaffirmed its commitment in legal documents to pay all state-required fees to local governments, retain rate breaks for qualifying low- households, and underwrite programs that promote agency efficient and energy conservation.

September 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


11-year-old shot in head dies; murder charges pending

His uncle said that he had the heart of a lion.

September 16, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Live auction back for St. Anthony’s Harvest Festival set for this weekend

St. Anthony's Harvest Festival live auction will return again this year.

September 16, 2014 | | NEWS


120 Bypass crash victim named

Lau'ray Thomas was the 16-year-old teen who was killed in the Highway 120 Bypass crash and fire that consumed her grandmother's car when it was hit from behind at about 3 p.m. Saturday in the slowed eastbound lanes midway between Main Street and Highway 99.

September 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


FIERY DEATH ON BYPASS

A front seat teen passenger in her grandmother's late model Mercury Sable died in a horrific car fire on the Highway 120 Bypass near Highway 99 shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday.

September 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Streets that offer Hope

Ron Laffranchi and Renee Silva said their parents would be proud to know that two streets in their beloved Manteca will bear their first names while at the same time helping homeless families.

September 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Future of old skate park before council

LATHROP – It's the Disneyland of skateboard parks.

September 14, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Pumpkin Run set for Oct. 4

The Faustina Rosas Memorial Pumpkin Run benefitting the Manteca Unified Student Trust takes place Saturday, Oct. 4, in downtown Manteca in conjunction with the Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair.

September 14, 2014 | | NEWS


Water waste war

With California facing the possibility of a fourth severe drought year and water use in general becoming an increasing concern as the state grows and court mandates for environmental uses further restrict supplies, the Manteca City Council on Tuesday will explore additional measures to further reduce municipal water consumption.

September 13, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BREAKING NEWS

Northern Nevada received a major economic boost earlier this month with the announcement of Tesla Motors locating its huge battery 'gigafactory' in Reno.

September 13, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Working on chain gang after 47 years

Bennie Gatto is the Carl Ripken of chain gang crews.

September 13, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Limiting commercial tobacco use

Tobacco-related businesses ranging from cigarette stores that legally allow the use of their product on premises and cigar bars to a proposed hookah lounge won't be allowed within 100 feet of a school in Manteca under a new municipal law that could go into effect with 50 days.

September 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BLUE MASS

A first responders' blue mass was celebrated Thursday morning at St. Anthony's Catholic Church honoring those who put their lives on the line every day for the communities they serve.

September 12, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Place of Refuge thanks city staff & 1st responders

They came in waves.

September 12, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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