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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


Clearing the view for the man who opened windows of opportunity

When Donnie Clark was cleaning the windows on an East Manteca home Tuesday afternoon, the process meant much more to him than just another job.

August 27, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


THREE-ALARM FUN

August 27, 2009 | Hime Romero | NEWS


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Biochar: More crops, less water

Manteca Unified students may soon start growing future jobs.

August 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MAKING THE CALL

The first time that Gary Scharmann officiated a varsity high school football game he made a tackle.

August 30, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Feds critical of proposed twin tunnels

STOCKTON - A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the project Thursday.

August 30, 2014 | By SCOTT SMITH Associated Press | NEWS


Illegal fireworks hit fire trucks with near misses to firefighters

A barrage of illegal fireworks set off by a house fire made several hits on a Manteca fire truck and narrowly missed firefighters as they were scrambling to get fire hoses in place at a Thursday evening house fire in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Yard sale today benefits dance group

December is three months away. But every moment between now and then will count for a group of young students at Manteca's Universal Dance Company.

August 29, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


FIREWORKS FUEL FIRE

Explosions and shooting fireworks raised additional havoc Thursday as a fire swept through a two-story home in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue just two blocks from the Louise Avenue fire station.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Joe Freitas helped youth, founded bank

Joe Freitas - part of the World War II generation of leaders who returned home from war to lay the ground work for Manteca's future- passed away Thursday. He was 88.

August 29, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop issues specific drought water use rules

LATHROP – California is facing a water emergency.

August 29, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Memories are the order of the day at Isadore’s

It was another day of sad good-byes and warm hugs and loads of memories as Isadore's Restaurant served its last lunch to longtime friends and customers Thursday noon.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Turlock’s homeless success story

TURLOCK – Tim Guerino knows that the model works.

August 28, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


60 PARKS & COUNTING

Manteca hit a milestone this year when the city's 60th park was completed.

August 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Galas, bingo games at harvest festival

Bingo is back at St. Anthony's. Not in the form of a weekly fund-raiser for the school as it was for many years. This time, its comeback is a short two-day entertainment venue incorporated into the annual Harvest Festival set for the weekend of Sept. 20-21.

August 28, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Denham seeks $15M for free tutoring effort

Normally it's Carol Davis that has to visit Congressman Jeff Denham's office to ask for money.

August 28, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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


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