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Manteca taking $7M hit

By DENNIS WYATT

July 30, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Skateboards changed his life; inspires new business , cancer benefit

The friendship between Frank Alvarado and Katie McKenzie almost seemed destined – both of whom are the children of best friends and spent their formative years within arms reach of one another.

July 30, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Block party, car show & cruise on Sunday

Summer nights, teens, The Patio Drive-In, and Yosemite Avenue were all made for cruising.

July 30, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Florsheim, KB Homes pull building permits in Lathrop

LATHROP – There are signs that the real estate home sales in Lathrop may be on the way to a rebound.

July 30, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


MUSD student services director retires

Tuesday's Manteca Unified School District meeting was the last for John McKillip in the role of senior director of student services and special education.

July 30, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Want to buy a school?

The recent budget cuts forced the Manteca Unified School District to close down the Sequoia Annex and Lathrop Annex.

July 29, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


MANTECA NEEDS VIPS

Additional looming budget cuts driven by the wobbling economy and the state swiping a chunk of Manteca's local tax receipts is prompting a revision to the VIPS program before it is even rolled out.

July 29, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City officials urged to ‘bend over backwards’ to help developers

LATHROP – Former mayor Gloryanna Rhodes said Lathrop should roll out the red carpet for prospective businesses the way Manteca is doing.

July 29, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Federal dollars means 4 more Manteca cops for four years

Federal dollars through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will help Manteca hire or retain four police officers for the next three years.

July 29, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Enterprise zone credits topic of chamber lunch

Future Spreckels Park and Manteca Commerce Park firms could benefit from those portions of Manteca being included in one of 42 state-sanctioned enterprise zones throughout California.

July 29, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Signs of the times: Manteca is walking the walk

Here's a shocker.

July 29, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


25,000 Flags Over Manteca?

Come Memorial Day nothing would please the Manteca Chamber of Commerce more than to see their 2,400 flags augmented by 22,600 flags citywide.

July 28, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


ACE train strikes pickup

LATHROP – A Stockton man driving a white Nissan pickup was killed Monday after being struck by an Altamont Commuter Express train.

July 28, 2009 | | NEWS


Manteca may encourage ‘granny flats’

You'll find scores of low to moderate income rentals – and some owner occupied homes - tucked behind existing houses and off alleys in central Manteca.

July 28, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Developers will pay for any council study sessions

LATHROP – During the real estate boom as recently as the beginning of Y2K, Lathrop City Council study sessions were held practically every other week to facilitate developments that were on the pipelines.

July 28, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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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


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


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