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Poker run benefits children’s home

It was an excited "Hi-5" for a wide-eyed Stockton police officer who won the Doctors Hospital charity poker run Saturday morning – a $200 surprise.

August 30, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Extra hot time helps 2nd Harvest Food Bank

If you think Saturday's 104 degrees was hot, think again.

August 30, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


CORRECTION

August 30, 2009 | | NEWS


LATHROP HARVEST FESTIVAL

August 30, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS




Muslims planning to build mosque

With his knees on an Islamic prayer rug facing Mecca, Imam Mohammed El Farra led several dozen Muslims through their Friday prayers on the first day of Ramadan – the ninth month of the Islamic calendar where fasting is the norm to teach modesty and sacrifice.

August 29, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Bartending is a true labor of love

It might seem like a glamorous job to those who walk through the front door and grab a seat at the booth.

August 29, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


MPD officer places 1st in motorcycle event

The Manteca Police motorcycle unit of five officers did well in Saturday's competition hosted by the Rancho Cordova Police Department – definitely making a name for themselves among their peers.

August 29, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


How much would you pay for a firefighters double date?

Two "cover models" - Manteca Fire Captain David Marques and Manteca Firefighter John Viss - have agreed to volunteer to help the Manteca Boys & Girls Club raise funds to keep the doors open during the current tough economic times to serve 1,500 kids.

August 29, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MOTORCYCLE PRIZE FOR AGAPE GOLF

The fifth annual Fairways Fore Foster Kids" golf tournament will take place on on Friday, Sept. 11 at the Manteca Golf Course. The tournament proceeds will go toward the support of Agape Villages Foster Family Agency.

August 29, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


ODDS & ENDDS

Joni Morris plans Patsy Cline tribute concert at MJC

August 29, 2009 | | NEWS


Brieanne continues to hit high notes

It shouldn't have surprised anyone when Brieanne Jansen rocked the stage Wednesday night for the third week of Manteca Idol's opening rounds at Chez Shari.

August 28, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Making city permit applications a breeze

It's something of a new concept at city hall: Work with your customers to make their lives easier and more productive.

August 28, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


ODDS & ENDS

Sunday concert features Manteca bands

August 28, 2009 | | NEWS


Water sales = $6.8 million

Aggressive conservation efforts by South San Joaquin Irrigation District ditch tenders and farmers has helped free up 30,000 acre feet of water to assist other regions hard hit by California's third straight year of drought.

August 27, 2009 | | NEWS


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Applying pressure to conserve

The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.

August 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Amazon filling 200 more jobs at Tracy center

Amazon's 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center off of Chrissman Road in rural Tracy was a feather in the cap for the South County when the company began distribution operations last fall.

August 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Ripon, Manteca KofC help buy ultrasound

The Manteca Pregnancy Help Center is marking three high-water marks this year.

August 27, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Bonus bucks blowback

Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.

August 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


St. Patrick’s 29th Fatima celebration this weekend

The 29th annual Our Lady of Fatima celebration at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon will be held Friday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Aug. 31. The public is invited.

August 26, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Is community committed to homeless effort?

Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.

August 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SHOWING THEIR AGE

Many older schools in Manteca Unified are showing their age. That is evidenced in the number of repairs and upgrades that they need, as shown in a draft project list that was prepared and presented to the Board of Trustees at the beginning of the year.

August 24, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


300 Boy Scouts work on merit badges

Boy Scout merit badges are about learning skills to help frame a positive life in whatever profession they choose.

August 24, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


6.0 QUAKE SHAKES NAPA

NAPA (AP) - The strongest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California's wine country.

August 24, 2014 | | NEWS


Ripon water use down 8.7 percent

Last month, the City of Ripon saved 8.7 percent in total water consumption based a numbers from a year ago.

August 24, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Lathrop’s big tax collector may sue

LATHROP – It didn't matter to Darwinder Dhoot that 77 percent of those that voted in November of 2012 wanted it.

August 24, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Worst earthquake since Loma Prieta shakes Napa Valley

The Napa Valley area is under a state of emergency following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck between Napa and American Canyon at 3:20 a.m. today. This was the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, almost 25 years ago.

August 24, 2014 | Turlock Journal | NEWS


HE KEEPS WATER FLOWING

There are busy seasons.

August 23, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Color the Skies volunteer rally Monday

The Color the Skies hot air balloon extravaganza coming next weekend to Ripon is made possible by teamwork with volunteers from churches, schools and the community at large.

August 23, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Great Wolf guests will drive up to four hours

Manteca popped up on McWhinney Development's radar for a Great Wolf Resort for the same reason that attracted Bass Pro Shops: Manteca's location at the epicenter of a demographically rich market.

August 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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