Firefighting resources within Santa Barbara County have been overwhelmed this past week in their efforts to combat a large wildland fire. As such, the City of Manteca Fire Department is entering the sixth day of having an engine company deployed to assist communities in the Santa Barbara area. The fire engine being used is provided to the City by the Office of Emergency Services (OES) from the State of California.
More than $600 dollars in prizes will be awarded at this weekend's 5th Annual Photography Contest and Show jointly sponsored by the Manteca and Tracy Camera clubs.
A 30-acre almond orchard that has been home to five generations of the Freitas family faces the threat of being bisected literally by giant power transmission lines.
RIPON - A Ripon paper plant that has long been a part of the nucleus to the community's industrial base is closing - a move that has touched the hearts of its workers and their families.
Manteca's elected leaders authorized the issuance of $19 million in bonds Tuesday to complete the final phase of the retrofit and expansion of the wastewater treatment plant.
Delicato Vineyards is holding its Thirteenth Annual Photography Show from Wednesday, July 1 through Saturday, July 25. Competition is open to entries by amateur and professional photographers, which will be judged jointly. There will be over $1,000 in cash and gift certificate awards presented to the winners for their original photographs in the following categories: landscape/ nature, people/ portrait, travel/ architecture, animals, Manteca scenes, and other.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams will be sponsoring a community wide Independence Day Fireworks event at Big League Dreams on Friday July 3.
Two fundraisers for the Manteca High Sober Grad Committee are taking place this week.
The Rev. Quincy McClain and the Southside Christian Church are again offering a summer event to reach out to help change the lives of hundreds of youth who live in what is one of Manteca's most notorious at-risk neighborhoods for gang influences – Southside.
Manteca's Convention & Visitors Bureau is going where the tourists go – The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
It wasn't high noon but for water evaporation and landscape irrigation it couldn't come at a worst time.
RIPON – The political stalemate over a frontage road that three municipal agencies all fail to find common ground on might have just made an unexpected turn.
LATHROP – If Lathrop were a patient and its budget woes the fatal diagnosed disease, it would be dead in four and a half months if it doesn't get the necessary and immediate life-saving cure.
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Greg Miller could have done a lot of things when he completed his optometry education at the University of California, Berkeley.
Anthony Thomas doesn't shy away from the label, or begrudge those that gawk and needle him with questions down at the skate park.
The picture was familiar to anybody who had followed the local news within the last week – the bullet-ridden Ford Explorer used in the failed getaway attempt by the Bank of the West robbers that ended with three people dead in North Stockton.
The West Nile Virus is more prevalent in San Joaquin County now than it was at this time last year.
Henry is an autistic and energetic child.
STOCKTON (AP) - Authorities are offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a fourth suspect in connection with a bank robbery that spun into a police chase and deadly shootout.
A streak of sub-90 degree days has Public Works Director Mike Houghton concerned.
Six-year-old Emily Hum dropped by Manteca's Union Road fire station Wednesday to meet some special guys - firefighters and medics who saved her life.
LATHROP – Dalwinder Dhoot can't dispute the fact that Lathrop voters overwhelmingly supported a one-cent sales tax increase in 2012 – to the tune of more than 77 percent.
LATHROP – All that Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal wanted to do was bring some family entertainment to town.
The Big League Dreams sports complex is heading into the home stretch of its eighth full season and it is still scoring big for Manteca.
Eddie Costa has been confined to a wheelchair for more than a quarter of a century.
LATHROP – When Rosalinda Valencia called for Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal to step down from his position at a meeting last month it drew a collective exasperated breath from the crowd.
Manteca Police for the past six weeks have stepped up their pressure on the homeless at Library Park.
"Little drops of water
The Manteca Chamber of Commerce along with a small army of volunteers have helped line Manteca's streets with 2,500 flags at least 10 times a year since 2002 to mark major holidays.