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Power towers would slash thru Mistlin Park

RIPON – Ripon isn't thrilled that a proposed major transmission line for electricity would mean power towers would cut through Mistlin Sports Park, school property adjacent to Park View School and the Cornerstone neighborhood.

May 21, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Soroptimist table theme lunch draws 300 guests to MRPS Hall

Thirty luncheon tables – all with different themes – greeted some 300 guests this week to the Manteca Soroptimist Club's annual fund raising luncheon at the MRPS Hall.

May 21, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Author helps grads prepare for life’s mechanical maladies

TURLOCK – As thousands of area high school and college graduates look proudly toward their futures, one local author also helps them focus on the nuts and bolts of life - literally.

May 21, 2009 | | NEWS


BBQ helps finance efforts to steer youth away from gang lifestyle

It is one of Manteca's smallest congregations but it isn't preventing Southside Christian Center from striving mightily to tackle one of Manteca's biggest problems – the influence of gangs.

May 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘Gentleman Jim’ gets Manteca Hall of Fame nod

Jim Brown dedicated 38 years of his life serving as a role model for students and athletes alike.

May 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Four days of honoring those who served America

Four days honoring those who served America – from Manteca's most decorated soldier to the latest Manteca soldier to lay down his life for his country - takes place this Friday through Memorial Day.

May 20, 2009 | | NEWS


Ripon Police adopt their personal poster boy for leukemia society

RIPON - Julian Ortega – the 10-year-old with a winning smile – has captivated the hearts of officers at the Ripon Police Department and especially that of supervisor Linda Johnston.

May 20, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Two Manteca Ambulance paramedics earn honors for their life-saving efforts

Heather Bonetti and Bobbie Miller were recently honored by the California Ambulance Association as "Stars of Life" in Sacramento.

May 20, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Manteca’s Gregory Hartt completes CHP training

Gregory Hartt of Manteca, has successfully completed California Highway Patrol (CHP) cadet training.

May 20, 2009 | | NEWS


Contentious transmission line before council

RIPON – The concern over a possible power transmission project that could end up severely impacting family farming operations is attracting the attention of the Ripon City Council.

May 19, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Will council bite at dog park plans?

It's a doggone dilemma if there ever was one.

May 19, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cookbook marks SSJID’s district’s centennial year

A recipe book has become an inside joke among the women employees and general manager of South San Joaquin Irrigation District.

May 19, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Drive-thru dinner helps family struggling to pay costs of treatment

The hyperbaric chamber sessions that Mauricio Araniz has to undergo aren't cheap.

May 19, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Foreclosure yields ammo dump

Manteca Police are looking for the automatic weapons that go with the 1,000 rounds of ammunition they discovered Sunday in a vacated residence in the 1000 block of Mission Ridge Drive.

May 19, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Don’t forget our soldiers

It all seemed so simple for Leanna Galang when she first decided to adopt-a-soldier as her part to make sure that at least one person fighting for America's freedom in the Middle East got a dose of home.

May 18, 2009 | Jason Campbell | 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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