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Sierra High track work starts next week

Groundbreaking for the all-weather track at Sierra High is planned for Monday, Aug. 17.

August 10, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Sacramento’s educate now get paid later strategy means cash flow woes

The new math, Sacramento-style, kicks in as Manteca Unified today starts the 2009-10 school year.

August 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Diners like police chief chatting with them over breakfast

There wasn't a cup of coffee in Police Chief Dave Bricker's hand as he circulated the booths at The Waffle Shop Saturday morning talking to residents about everything from traffic to gangs.

August 10, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Two 99 interchanges may go green

Obama bucks could help green two major Manteca interchanges.

August 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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


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Full text of Manteca Unified bond

The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.

September 01, 2014 | | NEWS


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


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