You can – as the municipal law is now written – end up having the Manteca Police respond up to 24 times a year to false alarms at your business or home and not be charged a penny for tying up law enforcement services an average of 18 minutes per response.
Call it the Manteca Medical Emergency Response Department.
Surfing is the sport retiring Manteca Fire Chief Chris Haas enjoys the most, and a new epoxy board will make it even better off the beaches near Monterey.
By DENNIS WYATT
The videotape taken at the party where an off-duty Manteca Police officer was alleged to have hit some guests shows him shoving a young man to the floor. The video clip shows Detective Kirk Doty looking angry as he talked to the unidentified guest before pushing him in the chest with both hands.
Winning a coveted spot in the Military Police Warrior Hall of Fame Sam, Gallego, 19, is following in his dad's footsteps toward a career in law enforcement – one of seven out of 7,000 to go through training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Ruthanne Bassett enjoys her job.
Donnie Robinson, a 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist, is attending Saturday's Anderson's 209 Crab Feed to raise funds to construct the Spreckels Recreation Park BMX course.
The words across the front of Lou George's aquamarine T-shirt said it all: "We Know the Right Price."
Super Bowl XLIII involving the Arizona Cardinals against the Pittsburgh Steelers kicks off locally at 3:20 p.m. on Sunday.
Patricia Naber, 41, of Modesto was trapped in her overturned 2005 Lexus SUV after it was broadsided by a 2007 Chrysler sedan driven by Charli Abrew, 31, of Manteca at about 4:20 Tuesday afternoon.
Miss Sparkles Delight will entertain children of all ages at the Manteca Branch Library on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 4 p.m. In her performance, you will find puppets and stuffed animals, magic, and balloon creations. Sparkles has an energetic, fast-paced, mesmerizing show that will keep everyone entertained for well over an hour.
The 39th annual Nile Garden Community Club Crab Feed at the MRPS Hall was held Saturday evening.
More than 300 volunteers from Manteca will be serving as tour guides to about 4,000 third-graders during Wednesday's AgVenture event at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds.
Five years after the death of their son, Jeremy, Jerry Lum and Dorothea Timmons are now looking forward to having their day in court.
A part-time security guard and a clerk at his family's Chevron station at Union Road and Yosemite Avenue, Muhammad Rashid, 30, never returned home after a Saturday night guard assignment on Lammers Road in Tracy.
LATHROP – Brent Maynor's concerns aren't necessarily limited.
Russ Munson is never one to be late.
The case involving the arrest of Jeremy Lum by three Lathrop Police officers on July 8, 2009 is riddled with inconsistencies on the part of the defendants, according to sworn depositions which have been affirmed by a judge with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California in Sacramento.
The double-crested cormorant is not on any endangered species list.
It is going to cost nearly $150 million for levee upgrades to protect Manteca, Lathrop, Weston Ranch, and parts of rural south Manteca from a 200-year flood.
It's now the $310 million question.
Jim Anderson - a popular home-grown rock singer that pays tribute to Elvis Presley's early years - is performing on the Main Stage of the 30th annual Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair this weekend in downtown Manteca.
The Moving Wall - an 80 percent replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., - is returning to Manteca a little more than 20 years after its first appearance.
Editor's note: This is an abbreviated version of a column about the Manteca High Vietnam Moving Wall ceremonies that former Manteca High student and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis appeared at that was published in March of 1993.
Good luck getting California's diverse special interest groups to agree on anything.
Educator Shane Smith is on the ballot for the Nov. 4 vote for Ripon City Council election even though he says he has been talked out of running because he is relatively new to the community.
The Home Energy Opportunity (HERO) program is considered as one of the fastest growing energy efficiency financing solution in the country.
You can tell a lot about a city by its garbage.