Manteca is going to call on VIPs to help argument police services. Police Chief Dave Bricker is working on the final touches of a game plan to harness more volunteers – those between the ages of 21 and 50 – in a bid to help keep police service levels as high as possible in the face of a $1.4 million budget hit due to the city's general fund deficit. VIPS stands for Volunteers in Police ...
Manteca celebrities will put their dancing shoes on to perform at the "Manteca Dancing with The Stars," a spectacular dance event that will benefit the Alzheimer's Association and celebrates the first anniversary of The Commons at Union Ranch Assisted Living Community in Manteca.
Doing things her own way without considering the consequences had been a lifestyle choice for Manteca's Donna Anaya-Aragon.
Ed Powers was 24 years old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream. He wanted to raise watermelons. Most, though, thought he was a bit crazy. After all, the sandy loam was exhausted from over farming. Powers persisted. He was sure deeper cultivation combined with water from the Tulloch Ditch would provide ideal ground for watermelons. It wasn't a vision shared by landowners who repeatedly turned him down as a dreamer or simply a ...
They are out there but you can barely see them. They're wayfindng signs. They are put at various spots around town to direct visitors to destinations of interest throughout Manteca. The only problem is you can't see them when you're driving. Case in point was an effort by a photographer to find signs on Yosemite Avenue directing travelers to visitors' information and the museum and one on Union Road telling those leaving the Highway 120 ...
Manteca's unemployment rate improved for the second straight month in May. The Employment Development Department reported Manteca's jobless rate at 13.6 percent for May, down from a post World War II record high 14.4 per cent in March. Four hundred less people out of a workforce of 28,600 were unemployed in May than in the high month of March when 4,100 people were looking for work. San Joaquin County and all of its cities reported ...
"Journey to the Center of the Earth" kicks off the 2009 Movies in the Park series this Saturday at Woodward Park.
The Manteca Junior Women's Club enlisted community groups to expose kids to art Saturday during Art in the Park at Library Park.
Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez hosted a South of the Border breakfast for seniors Saturday at the Manteca Senior Center.
You can find a master gardener and get information on the free recycling of electronics at Tuesday'sManteca Convention & Visitors Bureau's downtown certified farmers market at Library Park as well as fresh produce, things to eat and other stuff.
90 years ago June 20, 1919 Lucky McFall and his committee, who are working to make a big success of the rodeo on July 4, 5 and 6, reported everything coming along all right at the regular meeting of the Firemen Tuesday evening. So far as known, everything will be ready at sun-up Friday morning. Chas. Berry, one of the best-known horsemen in the state, has arrived with 15 wild and wooly horses for ...
Two out of five people who have died on Manteca's streets in traffic accidents between 2005 and 2007 did so as a direct result of a motorist drinking.
Being a part of the Kid in a Box event three years ago left a lasting impression on Lawrence Peverini.
RIPON – Taking advantage of Ripon's natural jewel has long been a tradition for a families and adolescents alike.
Participants in the Junior Crime Scene Investigation class investigated a mock crime scene Friday at the Boys & Girls Club.
LATHROP – Phil Waterford wasn't having the best day.
Three. Two. One.
There's a formula.
Myrna Javrie looked at the list.
LATHROP – It's like Redbox but for medical-grade pot.
Mark Boudelik was busy balancing multiple phone calls Tuesday afternoon.
A memorial trust fund has been set up for the month-old baby who lost his father who died in a solo accident on Nov. 22 while hauling rice straw to the areas charred by this past summer's Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park.
Things are going wild again at Manteca Trailer & Motorhome. For a wild-game feast, that is. And it's all gratis.
It was a historic and yuletide transformation of the Manteca Museum this past weekend as a team of volunteers put up decorations and dressed mannequins in preparation for Sunday's traditional open house.
LATHROP – Matthew Hernandez could be $2,000 richer.
Doctors Hospital's near $1 million restoration of its emergency room opened to the public Monday morning with the cutting of a ceremonial ribbon with a crowd of nearly 100 hospital and municipal staffers on hand.
Nursing has been a passion for Linda Hutchings for the past 50 years – a career that was celebrated by Doctors Hospital administrators and staffers in their conference room recently.
The Measure G Oversight Committee on voter-approved projects at Weston and Colony Oak schools will meet today at the Ripon Unified District Office Conference Room, 304 N. Acacia Ave.
Annie Carver wore a flaming bright orange shirt with matching black jacket and hat. But even more eye-catching was the big smile she wore throughout the evening as she kept her hands busy at the portable grille barbecuing hot dogs and ladling up bowls of piping hot chili.
It was something being near miraculous that brought a 2-year-old toddler back to life Sunday afternoon when a trio of first responders were out walking their dogs shortly before 5 p.m.