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OLD WORLD FEAST

You were more likely to find a tunic-wearing serf taking swigs of grog than you were the average resident sipping from their water bottle Saturday afternoon when the Society for Creative Anachronism ascended on the Manteca Senior Center.

August 09, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca residents remember Woodstock

It's a pretty safe bet that at least some of George Janis' music students would most likely associate Woodstock with the Snoopy sidekick rather than the mold-shattering music festival.

August 09, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Boys & Girls Club offers a lot for $24 a year

Where can you get a year's worth of karate lessons, play in flag football and basketball leagues, have a safe place to hang after school until as late as 8 p.m. with friends, play and do your homework for just $24 a year?

August 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Graffiti night Tuesday at farmers market

Get ready for graffiti night this Tuesday at the Downtown Manteca Farmers Market at Library Park from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

August 09, 2009 | | NEWS


Artist speaks at mural meeting

Jessie Marinas is the guest speaker for the quarterly Manteca Mural Society meeting taking place Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.

August 09, 2009 | | NEWS


Pete George headlines Saturday’s Comedy Night

Pete George – who has been dubbed the rock star of comedy – is headlining the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's "Just for Laughs" Comedy Night on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Emory, 1028 W. Yosemite Ave.

August 09, 2009 | | NEWS




Lindberg directing his first professional stage production

Carl E. Lindberg, a 2000 Sierra High School graduate, has completed his Master Degree in Fine Arts, Theatre-Directing, from Western Illinois University.

August 09, 2009 | | NEWS


Place of Refuge planning flea market & fair Aug, 29

The Place of Refuge Church will be hosting their first annual parking lot flea market and fair.

August 09, 2009 | | NEWS


IN THE SWIM OF THINGS

Hundreds of kids took Manteca Rec swim lessons this summer.

August 08, 2009 | Hime Romero | NEWS


Red Robin moving closer to serving up first restaurant at Promenade Shops

Get ready for the first restaurant at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley that's gearing up to morph into the Lifestyle Outlets at Manteca.

August 08, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Rec offerings Kid Zone, before school program & more

Manteca Parks & Recreation is starting this year's Before School Program, PM Kinderzone and Kids Zone program on the first day of school which is Monday, Aug. 10.

August 08, 2009 | | NEWS


Senior Center Wii bowls ‘em over

Byrl Knutson knows that when the morning hours start to tick away and the warm sun is just around the corner, he's the man craving for the lanes.

August 07, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


School crosswalk safety a big worry

LATHROP – The accident earlier this week at the three-way intersection south of Lathrop Elementary School which seriously injured a school teacher's young son has renewed calls from concerned residents to correct traffic problems at that busy location.

August 07, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Homeless teen studying to become nurse

Sierra High grad Andrea Ramirez – homeless for several years – is going to San Jose State University to become a nurse. Her desire is to be a pediatric nurse so she can hopefully touch the lives of children as she has already done in Manteca and Lathrop.

August 07, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | 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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