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Now they’re stealing sprinklers from cemetery

First, unknown would-be Tiger Woods were using the grass at the East Union Cemetery to practice their golf swing. They left several dozen evidences behind which rather ticked off cemetery cleanup volunteers.

August 18, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca wants you!

First there were the Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police.

August 18, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


UNITED BACARRENEOS GATHER

Scenes from Saturday's United Bacarreneos of America's annual membership meeting conducted at Stonebridge's Sangalang Park in Lathrop.

August 17, 2009 | | NEWS


Manteca’s tally for Obama bucks: $4.8M

Manteca is receiving at least $4.8 million in federal stimulus funds with efforts underway to secure even more.

August 17, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Thousands flock to Eagle’s Nest for ‘Sons’

LATHROP – Not even the drive from Elk Grove would have kept Loyd Helmick from his chance to meet some of the stars of the FX action/drama 'Sons of Anarchy.'

August 17, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca Idol gears up for Week No. 2

On the opening night of the 2009 Manteca Idol's debut at Chez Shari restaurant, the trio of Robin Glover, Judi Hoagland, and Katelyn Johnson impressed the judges enough to earn themselves a spot in the next round.

August 17, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Tidewater irrigation project before council

The bleakest stretch of the Tidewater Bikeway that doubles as a 34-acre linear park through Manteca's heart may soon sport 250 trees.

August 17, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Delays at Highway 99 & Main to allow landscaping work

The Highway 99 at Main Street overcrossing in Manteca will have ramp delays next weekend to accommodate Caltrans landscaping work.

August 17, 2009 | | NEWS


Sons of Anarchy ride into Lathrop

LATHROP – You aren't going to find the California city of Charming by looking on any conventional map.

August 17, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


REMEMBERING TEVANIE

Photos from the vigil held Sunday at First Baptist Church for Tevanie Deanne Lutz.

August 17, 2009 | | NEWS


Water bank idea draws fire from opponents in Ripon

RIPON – It's been almost a decade since Charles Harris first approached the Ripon City Council with the idea of using a 23-acre parcel he owns as a water bank and recharge station to replenish the groundwater supply in the area outside of Ripon's city limits.

August 17, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Free food distribution set for South County sites

Low-income residents of San Joaquin County will be able to obtain free government-surplus food, Thursday, Aug. 20, at locations throughout San Joaquin County. Distribution will continue until supplies are exhausted.

August 17, 2009 | | NEWS


Wider sidewalks for Yosemite

Pedestrians no longer have to walk on the edge of travel lanes to avoid large pools of water during the rainy season or cross rutted ground during dry weather while walking on the northern side of East Yosemite Avenue between Cottage Avenue and Powers Avenue.

August 16, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Obama bucks paying for 99 divider improvement thru Ripon

RIPON – Federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds will help make traveling Highway 99 through Ripon safer.

August 16, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Grants help Ripon Police with staffing

RIPON - Dollars don't stretch quite as far as they did when Ripon Police Chief Richard Bull first took over the reins of the Ripon department.

August 16, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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Burned out Manteca family is seeking help from community

The Robert Greenback family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.

September 01, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


GIVING HOPE TO KIDS

The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.

September 01, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca council voting Tuesday to formally not accept $6.9M

A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.

September 01, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Workers take break for Labor Day fun

MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.

August 31, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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


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