Ruthanne Bassett enjoys her job. For the past nine years, she's been the Manteca Library Branch's Story time Lady, entertaining youngsters with songs and books. "We never miss a Thursday," said Kristin Staup, who is a story time regular thanks to her 3-year-old son Alex. But Wednesday was special. She and her son attended their first-ever story time outside the local library branch. They were among the group of nearly 40 to make story time ...
Donnie Robinson, a 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist, is attending Saturday's Anderson's 209 Crab Feed to raise funds to construct the Spreckels Recreation Park BMX course.
The words across the front of Lou George's aquamarine T-shirt said it all: "We Know the Right Price."
Super Bowl XLIII involving the Arizona Cardinals against the Pittsburgh Steelers kicks off locally at 3:20 p.m. on Sunday.
Patricia Naber, 41, of Modesto was trapped in her overturned 2005 Lexus SUV after it was broadsided by a 2007 Chrysler sedan driven by Charli Abrew, 31, of Manteca at about 4:20 Tuesday afternoon.
Miss Sparkles Delight will entertain children of all ages at the Manteca Branch Library on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 4 p.m. In her performance, you will find puppets and stuffed animals, magic, and balloon creations. Sparkles has an energetic, fast-paced, mesmerizing show that will keep everyone entertained for well over an hour.
The 39th annual Nile Garden Community Club Crab Feed at the MRPS Hall was held Saturday evening.
More than 300 volunteers from Manteca will be serving as tour guides to about 4,000 third-graders during Wednesday's AgVenture event at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds.
Jim Rachels is managing partner of the California Cougars professional indoor soccer team. He operates his own business - MCR Engineering - and is involved heavily with family activities.
Isadore's Manteca restaurant is the realization of a dream - a dream that will stay alive with the determination of Laurel and Isadore Fang, devoted staff members and the community support they have engendered.
LATHROP – When the Manteca Unified Board of Education meets tonight to discuss ways to cut a massive portion of their budget, the students and staff of at least one local high school will be waiting patiently for the final decision.
It was panic time in September 2007. Manteca's housing market had reached the proverbial cliff's edge. The number of existing homes available for sale had reached a record 651. Builders were going full steam ahead even as sales dropped off drastically creating an inventory of nearly 100 unsold homes south of the Highway 120 Bypass promoting Anderson Homes to do what previously was unthinkable and announced they were planning to auction off 34 new homes ...
Scenes captured at Musica Viva's chamber ensemble concert that was presented by Manteca Kindred Arts on Sunday at St. Paul's United Methodist Church.
Fifth graders in Manteca schools may soon learn about storm water quality and facts. It is all part of an effort to educate the public about the importance of keeping everything from chemicals, soap and trash out of gutters that flow into storm drains. Keeping water that makes its way into the City of Manteca storm run-off system pollution free is critical to protect fish and water quality in the San Joaquin River. The city's ...
This could end up as a make or break year for the future of downtown Manteca. The Manteca City Council in approving $40,000 to hire a facilitator with redevelopment agency money to try and help businesses and property owners to decide whether they are willing to tax themselves for a downtown improvement district made it clear this could be the end of the road for city help. The warning came after years of false starts, ...
Editor's note: This is the first of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.
The 2-year-old who was run over by the family's pickup is still undergoing some tests at Children's Hospital in Oakland but is expected to come home soon.
If Emmanuel Torres ended up on the street tomorrow, he wouldn't fare so well. For starters, the 15-year-old vice president of the Manteca Boys and Girls Club's Keystone Club - a leadership academy for teenagers -- struggled with piecing together a makeshift shelter that only needed tape and staples to finish. Even with a handful of helpers, Torres couldn't manage get the thick cardboard walls to stick to the wooden frame that had shielded him ...
Ripon High School senior Paige Burrell is moving on to the next chapter in her volleyball career and has accepted a scholarship to play for a NCAA Division II school - Nyack College in Nyack, NY.
A two-year-old child is recovering at Children's Hospital in Oakland after being run over by her parents' pick-up truck. The vehicle was parked in the family's driveway at Alfonso Lane in Manteca shortly before 1 p.m. on Sunday. The status of the child is unknown as of press time; however, a Manteca Police spokesman said the child was "alert and crying" when officers arrived at the scene. According to preliminary investigations, only one of the ...
By DENNIS WYATT
By JASON CAMPBELL
PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix police officer and firefighter both died Sunday after suffering critical injuries in separate accidents on the job, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards.
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) - One of several tornadoes that touched down Sunday in Oklahoma turned homes in a trailer park near Oklahoma City into splinters and rubble and sent frightened residents along a 100-mile corridor scurrying for shelter.
LATHROP - Give Every Child a Chance is staging the Ropin' on the River Rodeo hosted by Dell'Osso Family Farm on June 1-2.
SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Sunbathers flocking to Southern California beaches are used to feeding the meter or paying a parking attendant. Not so along the less developed north coast where it's customary to ditch cars on the shoulder of Highway 1 to surf, swim or picnic.
MODESTO (AP) - Seventeen bodies have been removed from a Modesto funeral home after complaints the home was taking too long to cremate the bodies, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California law that requires all semi-automatic handguns to be equipped with technology that stamps its identifying information on bullet casings is now in effect after years of delays.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Thousands of steel tendons used to strengthen the skyway portion of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were exposed during construction to rainfall and salty bay mist, leading to rust and corrosion concerns.