Manteca's annual effort to rally neighborhoods to join in the fight against crime kicks off next Sunday with a National Night Out community block party at Library Park.
Manteca needs to encourage the building of 2,188 affordable housing units by 2014 to meet a state mandated goal.
Manteca Youth Focus conducted a car wash Saturday at Les Schwab parking lot, 1240 W. Yosemite Avenue where the Lathrop Youth Focus will conduct a car wash next Saturday as well from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Manteca Transit's "brand' is about to be stimulated. Some of the $1.3 million in "Obama Bucks" the City of Manteca is receiving is going toward "rebranding" Manteca Transit to the tune of $40,000 which also will cover signage and brochures. City officials haven't said why there is a need for rebranding after just about two years on the road although "Manteca Transit" was pretty pedestrian to begin with. While someone a tad cynic suggested dubbing ...
The Friends of Manteca Parks & Recreation Foundation and the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department 7th Annual Swing for Youth Golf Tournament took place Friday at the Manteca Golf Course to assist the city in providing youth scholarship funds. The Parks & Recreation Department offer scholarships to families for youth ranging from 5 to 18 years of age. Classes available for scholarship assistance include: swim lessons, all youth sports, toddler art and exploration, toddler creative ...
RIPON – Stroller Strides, the country's largest fitness program for new moms, is celebrating its first anniversary in the Manteca and Ripon community.
90 years ago July 25, 1919 The cantaloupe packing sheds are about the busiest place in Manteca this week. It has been a surprise to all. This is the first time any effort has been made to make this a cantaloupe district and a late start was made this year. About 300 acres were finally planted by the farmers after considerable persuasion. 80 years ago July 25, 1929 Yesterday afternoon, Chief of Police ...
The next hot spot for Manteca housing: Try the southwest corner of the city. Three separate projects are being advanced that will add 2,439 housing units between McKinley Avenue south of the Highway 120 Bypass and a slough that drains into the San Joaquin River. The three projects are: •The Trails of Manteca, with 1,471 lots on 477 acres, south of Woodward Avenue, north of the Reclamation District 17 dry cross-levee and east of Wetherbee ...
LATHROP – Niko was the K-9 partner of Deputy Ryan Biederman. Rather than wait for an ambulance, the San Joaquin County sheriff of the Lathrop Police Department acted quickly when his canine partner was critically injured from a gunshot wound by a federal marshal that was part of a multiagency task force serving a fugitive warrant last Thursday. Biederman rushed Niko to San Joaquin General where the emergency staff had been informed of the injured ...
Lucille Harris hosted a fundraiser for the Great Valley Writing Project at the Harris Ranch in Ripon Friday night.
Exploding transformers in San Francisco are in part going to drive up your PG&E rates by almost 10 percent over the next three years.
RIPON - Ripon Police officers took to the air early Wednesday morning in the powered parachute they received this week from the U.S. Justice Department – one of only three in the nation.
Those who arrive Saturday before 7 p.m. for the final Movies in the Park screening of the summer will get in free.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District hosted the Manteca Chamber of Commerce mixer Thursday.
Eddie Moya worked hard on Tuesday afternoon to make sure that everything being presented to customers at the De Palma Farms booth located dead-center in the row of professional produce growers that make the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau weekly Farmer's Market what it is at the end of the day.
SAN FRANCISCO - Manteca's Bill Castillo received the French Legion of Honor award on Memorial Day from French Consul General Romain Serman who personally bestowed the coveted honor to six World War II veterans for their service in France.
The annual Antone Raymus Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 8, will once again include the car show.
Bob Fugger brought out some of the tricks of the trades as the Manteca Garden Club guest speaker.
Riley Simmons finally has the pièce de résistance for her soccer-themed bedroom makeover, and she found it in the oddest of places – the library. Simmons was presented with an oversized check worth $7,054 by head coach Justin Coenenberg, members of Manteca High's administrative staff and the captains of the varsity girls soccer team on Thursday in the Manteca High library. When asked if she'd ever seen a check that big, the 9-year-old fourth grader ...
By DENNIS WYATT
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Allen Clark - a soldier who lost both legs in Vietnam and who went on to serve as director the National Cemetery System for the veterans Administration -is the keynote speaker for today's 10 a.m. Memorial Day ceremonies at East Union Cemetery.
NEW YORK (AP) - The solemn ritual plays out dozens of times every day with a neatly folded flag, a crisp salute and one more goodbye to a fast-fading generation of soldiers, sailors and Marines.
Forty years ago, on May 21, 1973, Miles Branson, the multi-talented junior football and baseball player, was chosen as East Union High's "Athlete of the Year" at the annual Spring Sports banquet held Tuesday evening in the FESM Hall. Varsity baseball coach Butch Marliani named junior first baseman Ron Dalben as the team's best defensive player. Dalben and Branson had already been named to the all-Valley Oak League team. Outstanding players in other sports included: ...
10 years ago
REDWOOD CITY (AP) - One person is dead and 10 people were taken to hospitals after a crash early Sunday in the San Francisco Bay Area involving a car driven by a man police say had been drinking and a party bus, authorities said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Customers will not be paying the massive fines being sought by state regulators in the deadly 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno, but PG&E's shareholders will cover that cost, an official at Pacific Gas & Electric said Saturday.
MADERA (AP) - After Paulino Mejia crossed the border illegally into the U.S. in 1980, he picked grapes, peaches and other crops in California's agricultural heartland, lived in crowded rental housing, hid from immigration agents and sent paychecks to family in his native Mexico.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California lawmakers are heading into the final week to move legislation from one house to the next with a lengthy to-do list, but it's one that does not include several high-profile tax bills sought by Democrats.
SARATOGA (AP) - One evening last Labor Day weekend, 15-year-old Audrie Pott walked up the driveway of a classmate's home alongside other teenagers. She'd told her parents she was spending the night with a friend. The friend claimed she was sleeping at Audrie's. Instead, the girls were having a party. A classic teenage ploy.