90 years ago June 13, 1919 Manteca looked like a real city Saturday night with a string of machines three blocks long and hundreds of people on the streets and the band discoursing sweet music. The only bad feature was that several of the stores were not lighted. It looks bad and all business houses should be lighted, at least on Saturday night. 80 years ago June 13, 1929 Plans are underway to ...
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams will be sponsoring a community wide Independence Day Fireworks event at Big League Dreams on Friday July 3.
Manteca could stabilize its power costs by switching to renewable energy sources. They could include: •converting sewer or methane gas to electricity through a bio gas digester. •solar photovoltaic installation to generate electricity. •a biomass generator to turn garbage into electricity. Navigant Consulting has completed an assessment report that determined those three options are economically viable while options to convert the municipal vehicle fleet such as garage trucks and pickups to alternative fuel use didn't ...
There's a "Little Chef" at David and Sylvia's Restaurant creating his own signature mini-pizzas.
Jason Elenes enjoys the Family Unity Night in the Neighborhood. The incoming Manteca High sophomore along with Richard and Arthur Hernandez live not too far from the FUN Club Inc. program held at Southside Christian Church. "I like to come here and play sports," Elenes said on Friday. "And Quincy tells us stuff that's helpful." He's referring to Quincy McClain, pastor of the church located at 314 Locust Ave., Manteca. She hopes to someday move ...
Sister Ann Venita Britto and Cecilia D'Mello go back to their days in India. Both Daughters of the Cross were in the same convent. D'Mello, who was in Rome for 10 years, is currently serving the Tracy community, having just spent the past 16 years in New York, where she helped out at St. Francis Hospital the Heart Center in Roslyn. She's a certified medical assistant. D'Mello was in Manteca Wednesday for the Feast of ...
Andrew Ramos didn't quite know what he was going to put down on paper when Calla Principal Lindsay Munoz called him and asked him to write a speech for the school's graduation.
Manteca firefighters responded to a fire at an ag department storage building that also damaged the side of a portable classroom shortly after 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.
Before Steve Winter retired from his position as Manteca High School principal this year, he didn't have to venture very far to see the impact his family has made on the town.
Hunger is a 24/7 problem. That's according to Mike Mallory, executive director of the Second Harvest Food Bank. With more need than ever to feed those in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties – a sign of the troubled economy, he added – Mallory noticed the surplus dwindling at 704 E. Industrial Park Drive. On Wednesday, his prayers were answered thanks to a generous donation by the Venture Club of Manteca. The local nonprofit group, according ...
LATHROP – If you think a golf tournament is all about fun at the links, think again. It's also about people helping people even when the economy is bad like it is today, which makes those acts of kindness even more special. At least, that is the case with the third annual golf tournament fund-raiser on Saturday at the French Camp Golf Course to benefit the Lathrop Sunrise Rotary's scholarship program and the Hospice of ...
They waited for rates to drop to 4.5 percent. Now fence sitters are facing interest rates that have jumped almost three-quarters of a percent in two weeks to 5.71 percent. They had dropped to as low as 4.81 percent. "Same song, different verse," observed Realtor Tom Wilson of people who said they were waiting for housing prices to drop and then waited for interest rates to drop. Wilson doesn't expect rising rates to severely undermine ...
Magic Dan was at the Lathrop Community Center on Wednesday. The magic show was part of the Lathrop Library's summer reading program.
Jesus Ceja enjoyed a rather healthy lunch consisting of a peanut butter and jelly "Crustible" sandwich, a fresh fruit and milk.
Manteca District Ambulance's Billing Manager Melissa Anaya has received national recognition for completion of the National Billing Coders Training Program.
There is no garbage collection in Manteca on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
The "We CARE" Angel Tree Project at the Manteca Senior Center continues to grow.
California is catching up with San Joaquin County.
LATHROP – Justus Marlow couldn't contain his excitement.
The City of Ripon will submit two proposed projects for the 2014 San Joaquin One Voice trip.
Oleander Avenue between Woodward and Peach will be closed to traffic for two months starting Monday, Dec. 23.
Vandals started a fire on Dec. 15 at the Northgate Park picnic shelter.
Times are tough for Sandra Williams.
The opening of the Big League Dreams softball complex six years ago and the shifting of city league softball to that municipal-owned venue drastically reduced the use of the lighted Morezone Field on Center Street just south of the golf course.
Mary Mueller brought her brother City Councilman Vince Hernandez and her fellow Tupperware dealers to the Marine Corps Recruiting Center on North Main Street this week with their own special "Toys for Tots."
Woodward Estates and its proposed 77 single family home lots southwest of Union Road and Woodward Avenue had all the makings of a ho-hum affair when it advanced to the Manteca City Council.
Some 1,300 feet of hose line had to be laid to the nearest hydrant to reach a burning structure shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Airport Way.
Some call it the miracle on Main Street.
There will be no Ferris Wheel at the San Joaquin County Fair in 2014.
Santa Claus talking to Santa Claus.