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Banks being dinged for city clearing high weeds

There was a time when stubborn landowners who owned vacant lots had weeds abated by the city at taxpayer expense and then have a lien placed against their property to recoup the money.

April 06, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


People impatient with woman volunteer, 62, digging grave by herself

The woman visiting her son's grave site was not too pleased. She did not like what she was hearing from Evelyn Prouty, one of the regular volunteers who have taken it upon themselves to keep the historic East Union Cemetery from turning into a weed patch after the state revoked its business license and seized its endowment care funds.

April 06, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


STREET FAIR FUN

April 06, 2009 | Hime Romero | NEWS


Lots of treasures on display at museum

The Manteca Historical Museum offers plenty of things for visitors to discover.

April 06, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Night of the Arts a big hit at Sierra High

Senior projects may soon become a casualty of Manteca Unified's $23.5 million budget shortfall.

April 06, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Facing cancer head on

Jowell Griggs laughs as she recalls her first encounter with her husband-to-be Leo.

April 05, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Street fair draws crowds downtown

Warm weather only helped make the crowd of festival-goers at the 13th annual Crossroads of Manteca Street Fair grow even larger on Saturday.

April 05, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Seminar series focuses on improving hearts

They say that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

April 05, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Nearly 100 volunteers help make street fair a reality

By this afternoon tens of thousands of people will be flooding Yosemite Avenue browsing everything from homemade crafts to unique trinkets.

April 04, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Dinner honors Gold Star families May 15

Frank Aquila knew absolutely nothing about what it would take to put a dinner fundraiser together.

April 04, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Mosquito abatement concerns increasing as weather warms up after recent rains

Recent rains and warm weather have created perfect conditions for mosquitoes.

April 04, 2009 | | NEWS


Affordable for Bay Area not Manteca

Providing affordable housing in Manteca is trickier than in many other parts of California thanks to the long shadow cast by the Bay Area economy.

April 03, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Merchant is clowning around during street fair

When Vinnie Bhan learned that they were extending the length of the Crossroads of California Street Fair east to Fremont Avenue, he knew he had to do something special.

April 03, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Wish list of improvements for East Union Cemetery

A memorial garden, arbors with climbing roses, decorative benches accented by flowering shrubs, and whitewashed picket fences are among the landscape improvements being planned for the historic East Union Cemetery in Manteca.

April 03, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop’s 40-year-old pine tree no match for 50 mph wind gust

LATHROP – A majestic pine tree standing like a sentinel in front of the Community Center in Lathrop was no match for the 50 mph wind gusts that blew over the area Thursday afternoon.

April 03, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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KID AT HEART

Anthony Thomas doesn't shy away from the label, or begrudge those that gawk and needle him with questions down at the skate park.

July 25, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Twitter takes down fake MPD account

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.

July 25, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


West Vile virus gaining in San Joaquin County

The West Nile Virus is more prevalent in San Joaquin County now than it was at this time last year.

July 25, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


She specializes in photographing autistic kids

Henry is an autistic and energetic child.

July 25, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


$50K reward for bank heist info

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.

July 24, 2014 | | NEWS


Water: Outlook not good

A streak of sub-90 degree days has Public Works Director Mike Houghton concerned.

July 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THEY SAVED HER LIFE

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.

July 24, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Gas station owner at odds with city

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.

July 24, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Carnival helps fund recreation scholarships

LATHROP – All that Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal wanted to do was bring some family entertainment to town.

July 24, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca scores with BLD

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.

July 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Couple needs help purchasing a bed lift

Eddie Costa has been confined to a wheelchair for more than a quarter of a century.

July 23, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Valencia running for mayor of Lathrop

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.

July 23, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Strategy: Inconvenience homeless

Manteca Police for the past six weeks have stepped up their pressure on the homeless at Library Park.

July 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


WOODWARD & WATER

"Little drops of water

July 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Chamber seeks help to clean 2,500 flags

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.

July 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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