With more than three decades of fire experience under his belt, Bob Scharmann knows a thing or two about what it means to be a firefighter.
An aquatic center – complete with Olympic-sized swimming pool for competition coupled with a water park – is considered by a consultant as the best way for Manteca to develop a part of the 111 acres the city owns that fronts the Highway 120 Bypass immediately west of Big League Dreams and Costco.
LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District may close one or two of its remaining three fire stations that are still open, lay off 10 firefighters, and demote some of its personnel as it struggles to grapple with a budget deficit of $336,244.78 right at the start of the 2010-11 fiscal year on Sept. 1.
RIPON - Ripon's retiring police chief Richard Bull is being contracted by the City Council to serve as a consultant to the interim chief of police for the next six months.
Sigrid Laird has been a household name for over 40 years, having taught some 5,000 children how to swim, ranging in age from toddlers to high school seniors.
New home construction valued at $110 million in 2009 is effectively cushioning the City of Manteca from suffering substantial property tax revenue drops for the fiscal year that started July 1.
The final obstacle that was holding up the Library Park expansion - getting agreement between Verizon, Comcast, and PG&E for the location of various utility lines - has been resolved.
The Manteca Police Canine Unit is in need of funding – a scheduled golf tournament on August 14 is hoped to make a difference.
An on-line and in-store consignment seller has taken over the old Mars Department Store in downtown Manteca after being shuttered for a number of years.
You could go three months out of the year without paying PG&E a cent for electricity.
Keeping teens busy is the key to preventing them from getting into trouble or setting out on the wrong path.
Solid waste route drivers would become the first line of defense against blight if Manteca City Council hopeful Richard Behling has his way.
Free vials of "LIFE" will be distributed Tuesday during the downtown Manteca Farmers Market from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Library Park.
About three years ago, Jerry Schossow made the mistake of volunteering his service to learn the production side of the Great Valley Writing Project.
Manteca Idol's first winner dropped by the Boys and Girls Club Saturday to take a quick stroll down memory lane and chat with some of the organizers during the second of three auditions on Saturdays that are being held prior to the start of the annual competition at the end of summer.
Dr. Christine Hollister, Regent of the Stockton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Colonists, recently honored member Iris Samuel with the State organization's ...
The ground studies necessary to pave the way for new bleachers at the Ripon High stadium could soon be starting up.
The 20th century dawned in Manteca without a domestic water system, a public sewer, or even electricity.
It was a fundraiser experience this week for Ripon High senior Kaela Gill, who doubles as a sergeant for the student Police Explorer Program, when ...
It was not the first time an armed robber demanded cash and ran out the back door of the BBVA Bank at 200 North Main ...
When the emergency room bill came for Joe Molina Jr. after he ended up in the hospital shortly after graduating from high school, he didn ...
Delaney Hall recently took part in the 74th session of California Girls State held at Claremont McKenna College.
Perhaps if he had it his way, Kirk Waters' retirement as Manteca Fire Chief would have been a modest affair.
The art of landscaping and the care of trees in and around Ripon was the focus of Rotary Club's guest speaker arborist Matt Long ...
STOCKTON - Homeowners in Weston Ranch are "cautiously optimistic" after the Manteca Unified Board of Education voted on Tuesday to pay the upcoming debt service on ...
It has been weeks since a Manteca family found out that their daughter had been murdered in a grisly domestic violence episode in Arizona.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.
David Eddy enjoys the jets of water streaming from the interactive water feature at the Mistlin Sports Park.
The excitement of the Lathrop Junior Police Academy wasn't enough for Ashley and Shaley Nenz - twin sisters and both students at Mossdale Elementary School ...
Sam Fant held his ground Tuesday on behalf of his Weston Ranch community.