AKF Development – the firm that played a pivotal role in helping Manteca snag The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley and Del Webb at Woodbridge plus converted the old Spreckels Sugar factory site into a $200 million economic juggernaut - is now being tapped to help Manteca secure a water park and a hotel.
RIPON - The Ripon City Council is faced with even more drastic cuts when members will mull over the first draft of the city's budget for the next fiscal year at their 7 p.m. Tuesday night meeting devoted to budget study.
The odds are if you called 9-1-1 to summon the Manteca Fire Department in 2009 it wasn't due to fire but a medical emergency.
Angie Ramey didn't waste any time in mobilizing her troops to take to the Tidewater Bikeway in an effort to clean up the garbage left behind by the inconsiderate people who use one of Manteca's crown jewels.
RIPON – Melinda Shaw did her best to keep her composure as she maneuvered her way through the vacant Ripon Drug and Gift building on Main Street on Saturday.
LATHROP – Jenica Reagan is already the proud owner of a ewe and a wether sheep.
Editor's note: Below is the text of Jenica Reagan's award-winning speech in the annual Rotary speech contest. She won first place in the first round, held at Lathrop High School, and second place in the area level held in Tracy. She received a prize of $125 for each contest.
A century ago intercity trolley service – electric trains if you will – was all the rage transporting people between Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin Valley destinations such as Stockton, Modesto, Galt, Manteca, Merced, Lodi , and Elk Grove.
Never have so many people been out of work in Manteca since the Great Depression.
Its one thing to go to a high school drama production based on the works of a famous playwright.
RIPON - A girl's dream of attending her senior prom in a beautiful evening gown is a real possibility for more than 1,400 soon-to-be high school graduates this year that might otherwise have to stay home on their special night.
It starts with changing the time of the microwave and the VCR – a tandem that makes the Rubik's Cube look like a maze that goes in one direction.
Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker is going to be on live radio this morning from 9 until 10 a.m.
The next big thing in Manteca - Austin Road Business Park with its promise of 9,134 direct jobs - is about to take its first physical step.
Rondolyn Baker barely made it to the annual Christmas Eve Breakfast Wednesday at Phil Waterford's Manteca Ford.
Hospitalists in white coats have come to Doctors Hospital of Manteca to relieve local doctors from having to make rounds twice daily to check on their patients.
Joe Klocek had just spent two months as a comedian-in-residence making audiences in China laugh uncontrollably with his unique and engaging presentation and style.
Some 250 senior citizens greeted Stockton Diocese Bishop Stephen Blaire at a noontime luncheon in the St. Anthony's Catholic School gym in Manteca last week.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
If your garbage is collected on Thursday and Friday normally in Manteca, it won't happen for the next two weeks.
The Manteca Bulletin will not publish a newspaper on Christmas Day.
It was a busy Monday at the Post Office on Maple Avenue in downtown Manteca. It was four days before Christmas, and there was a steady parade of people dropping off Christmas cards and packages to loved ones.
Senior water rights for the South San Joaquin Irrigation District were protected once again in a federal court decision.
CDs crowded one corner, tumbling out of boxes, while a party filled the rest of the lobby at SPACES.
The New Year's flood of 1997 was like no other seen in Northern California since 1906 when flood records started being recorded. A California Department of Water Resources report called it the "largest" flood in the 90-year period prior to that year's flooding.
San Joaquin Cogen might not be getting the water that they need just yet, but they are getting a reduced rate for discharging the water they do have into Lathrop's collection system.
Tamija Seabron looked around the table and smiled.