Braata – a Manteca-based reggae rock band was among the performers at the Independence Day celebration at the Big League Dreams sports complex. Among the band members are, from left, Amanda Grey, Andrew Garcia, and Nick Sagaser.��
It was a July 4th celebration where neighbors regarded each other as family in South Central Manteca.
The Badge of Life is a psychological survival program for police officers that may be adopted by the Manteca Police Department in the near future.
Manteca is revising the municipal ordinance governing dances after finding the wording is similar to the City of Stockton entertainment permit process that the U.S. District Court struck down as unconstitutionally vague.
A 32-year Manteca tradition - the Three Rivers Indian Lodge Fourth of July Powwow – continues today from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. with the grand entry at 1 p.m.
Manteca Golf Course green fees may go up in order to bring in more green. It's been five years since a rate increase was put in place. The proposal before the City Council Tuesday during their 7 p.m. meeting at the Civic Center isn't to raise rates across the board. Instead, it involves some select rate jumps plus creates new categories of play to encourage more rounds. The goal is to generate revenue by selective ...
Walking around and talking to people is the best – especially on a holiday. It's amazing to me how easy it is to engage just about anyone in a conversation about their lot in life and their history in the community. That was my beat Friday morning at the Manteca Kiwanis Independence Day Pancake Breakfast and the parade that followed. Pulling into the parking lot at David and Sylvia's Restaurant – site of the breakfast ...
It is the ugliest stretch of separated bike path in Manteca. Stretching from South Main Street to Industrial Park Drive, the Moffat Boulevard segment of the 3.4-mile decade-old Tidewater Bike Path is devoid of greenery – save a storm retention basin/park created several years ago by the city. Over the years, suggestions have been made to spend upwards of $700,000 to landscape the entire stretch including landscaping and a pair of entrance plazas. Now municipal ...
A 32-year Manteca tradition - the Three Rivers Indian Lodge Fourth of July Powwow – continues today and Sunday.
The Sunrise Kiwanis sponsored Independence Day parade conducted on Friday along Main Street and Center Street attracted numerous participants.
Lauren Braga just couldn't wait. Seconds after workers gave the OK Thursday afternoon that everything was fine for the Baccilieri Park's just-installed playground equipment, Lauren - grinning like the Cheshire Cat - was scrambling up a ladder to become the first kid to christen the new slide. Lauren wasn't the only one anxious to see the construction fence come down around the playground in the triangle-shaped park bounded by Wetmore, Stockton and Vine streets just ...
Buyers – taking advantage of a market many are now calling a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in terms of affordability – snapped up 1,765 existing homes for sale in the past 18 months.
It looked like a makeshift triage center outside of Manteca Presbyterian Church Thursday evening.
Aerial fireworks launched near the Big League Dreams sports complex will cap off today's early bird Independence day celebration in Manteca.
RIPON – The once majestic community fireworks display held the last several years at Mistlin Park is just another casualty in the budget crisis that is forcing cities to cut even their most popular programs in order to save staff.
Manteca residents can expect possible low water pressure during peak use periods for two weeks starting Thursday.
Interested in scuba diving? Curious about what lifeguard training involves? Want to swim laps for exercise? Need to learn how to swim? Or do you just want to splash around and have fun?
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District board hopes $150,000 will be enough to hit a "moving target" and end a 46-month ordeal of trying to get its bid to reduce power rates by 15 percent past the Local Agency Formation Commission.
LATHROP – It's going to be a busy month for Cari James.
A request by a county agency for what could amount to a second feasibility study on retail electricity may end up costing consumers in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon $12 million over the next year.
A bell tolled each time Lee Herren read from a list much too long, written in the blood of Manteca's fallen soldiers.
Veterans and their families and friends gathered in the grassy rotunda on Monday at Park View Cemetery in Manteca to remember and honor those who served and gave their all for their country.
LATHROP – One by one, the names were called out by Debbie Rock.
Brian Cole was still relatively new to the world of pharmacology when he approached the owner of Bob's Pharmacy to inquire about buying the business.
The Rev. Yukiko Motoyoshi of the Stockton Buddhist Temple led the annual Memorial Day service on Monday at Park View Cemetery north of Manteca.
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