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Study: Update Manteca’s 1970s Public Works

An independent efficiency analysis of the Manteca Public Works Department gives it high marks at the same time it notes there are additional opportunities to do everything from improving employee morale to implementing even more cost-effective measures.

October 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


EU teachers help ailing colleague’s husband suffering from cancer

Two members of the East Union High staff led a concerted effort to raise money last Friday in assisting one of their own.

October 13, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Manteca campus for charter school

Great Valley Academy charter school is pursuing a campus in Manteca that initially will accommodate 350 students.

October 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Deputies arrest 14-year-old driving stolen car near Manteca

When San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies pulled over a vehicle for a routine traffic stop, they discovered a 14-year-old male juvenile in the driver's seat with a 13-year-old in the passenger seat.

October 12, 2010 | | NEWS


Dresser addresses hot-button issues

LATHROP – Steve Dresser, a former Lathrop councilman and planning comminsioner is one of two candidates who are challenging incumbent mayor Kristy Sayles' bid for re-election on Nov. 2.

October 12, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


St. Paul’s Nearly New thrift marks 40 years

Friday will mark the 40th anniversary in business for the Nearly New Shop.

October 12, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Churches team up for clean up

Volunteers work as part of Sunday's "Taking it to the Streets" The outreach saw 1,500 Christian volunteers from three Manteca churches travel to various work sites in Manteca and Modesto.

October 11, 2010 | Hime Romero | NEWS


Turkeys R Us faces struggle

Turkeys R Us - a community-based effort to make sure no family in Manteca, Lathrop, or Ripon goes without turkey on Thanksgiving and Christmas - is facing an uphill battle this holiday season.

October 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mr. Mom wants to be Mr. Councilman

LATHROP – Brent Maynor has several unofficial titles. The Lathrop City Council hopeful is a student of DeVry University and is studying to be a video game and simulation programmer. He is also a construction worker but was recently disabled, which is why he is enrolled in online courses to get job retraining in hopes of landing a less physically demanding job.

October 11, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


South County leaders cool to privatization of library system

San Joaquin County's exploration of privatizing at least their portion of the library system isn't gaining much traction with South County political leaders.

October 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Free hospital flu shots Wednesday at Manteca Senior Center

Doctors Hospital of Manteca has some 500 flu shots available to anyone over 50 years old at a clinic that is scheduled to be set up at the Manteca Senior Center in the 200 block of Cherry Lane Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon.

October 11, 2010 | | NEWS


Watusi: Rolling “O” Ranch’s latest exotic attraction

LATHROP – Award-winning Texas Longhorn "Big Red" has to share the limelight these days at the Rolling "O" Ranch on South Union Road.

October 11, 2010 | Ryan Balbeuna | NEWS


Manteca mayor, council forum set for Wednesday

A candidate's forum featuring the candidates seeking election Nov., 2 to the Manteca City Council as well as the mayor's post takes place Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the council chambers at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.

October 11, 2010 | | NEWS


Manteca’s dogs getting their day

Manteca's new high profile animal shelter targeted for completion in late summer of 2011 on South Main Street at Wetmore Street could help create momentum for a dog park.

October 10, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


20,000 folks have blast so far at 2010 pumpkin maze

LATHROP - Plant it and they will come.

October 10, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Wheat gave way to watermelons, grapes & almonds

Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region after the Gold Rush in a bid to make a living.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Weston School on target for re-opening

The reconstruction taking place at Weston Elementary School appears on schedule for completion by the start of the next school year.

February 22, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


NEW MELONES ‘PUDDLE’

Tulloch Lake is going to disappear by this fall.

February 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca man dies while in jail custody

Last week a 27-year-old Manteca man was discovered dead in a county jail cell after Manteca Police officers arrested him earlier that night for public intoxication outside of a 7-Eleven convenience store.

February 21, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Uno más: Taco Bell adding Manteca store

Manteca's third Taco Bell could break ground in the coming months.

February 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Push for better libraries

Donna Brown's message is clear: Libraries are more relevant than ever before.

February 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Free Weston Ranch seeking more stores

Free Weston Ranch burst into the scene about six years ago. It's a grassroots movement being vigorously pushed by residents of the community who want to see their six plus-square-mile community detached from the City of Stockton.

February 20, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca Library expanded in 1977 with aim to serve 32,000

Public libraries with treats such as coffee on the side aren't a modern creation.

February 20, 2015 | | NEWS


Pants theft ends in 2 arrests

A daylight theft from the J.C. Penney store in the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at Union Road and the 120 Bypass shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday ended with a house to house search in the areas surrounding Aldwina Lane and Cottage Avenue near Doctors Hospital.

February 19, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca nixes apartments

Southwest Manteca - an area the city is getting ready to spend $150 million for flood protection so developers can continue building - is being turned into the exclusive domain of large single family homes aimed at luring Bay Area buyers.

February 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Conservatism is Cushman’s cup of tea

It's a quote that has been attributed to many great thinkers across history, most recently Winston Churchill.

February 19, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


‘As I Age’ wall part of Ripon Almond Blossom Festival

Bethany Home Foundation is erecting a wall at the entrance of the Almond Blossom Festival at Mistlin Sports Park Friday in a new twist for the senior citizens in the community between the carnival rides and the vendor displays.

February 18, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


GECAC offers scholarships

Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship.

February 18, 2015 | | NEWS


DHM Auxiliary offers scholarships

Medically focused college students are being offered scholarship applications by the Doctors Hospital volunteers to help them shoulder the cost of their schooling, available Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

February 18, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


City keeps fireworks on July 4

Safety - and the desire to have less illegal fireworks launched - trumped Big League Dreams bringing in upwards of $40,000 and non-profits enjoying a 40 percent bump in the sale of safe and sane fireworks.

February 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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