South San Joaquin Irrigation District's headquarters may soon again be inside the city limits of Manteca.
Halloween fun shifts into high gear in the coming week. And if Halloween per se isn't your bag, there are churches offering fall festival alternatives. Manteca Christian Harvest Party The Manteca Christian School Harvest Party takes place Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m. at the school, 486 Button Ave. It will feature games "trunk or treat", a dunk tank, prizes, food, and more. For more information call 239-3436. Lathrop Christina Trunk or Treat ...
Jim Rachels and Rob Gross know that character, loyalty, and courage matter in the world of sports.
Father Dante Dammay sported a blond wig. Rose Botelho wore her Holstein costume. The wear just happened to be appropriate for Wednesday's Halloween Senior Luncheon sponsored by Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring. All told, an estimated 300attended the function at the St. Anthony of Padua gymnasium. Many came from Manteca senior homes, nursing facilities and assisted living places such as Merrill Gardens, Palm Haven, Prestige, Park Haven, Almond Blossom, El Rancho, ...
The Manteca Boys & Girls Halloween carnival and haunted house took place Saturday through the efforts of the Manteca Parks and Recreation Department, Manteca Youth Commission, and Manteca Kiwanis.
90 years ago October 24, 1919 The new 18-room Manteca Hospital opens its doors today after about six weeks of speedy work and the building is declared finished by H. J. Ross, the contractor. Owing to the fact that Dr. Goodale has been delayed in his return home from the East, the hospital opening has been held up. The structure is placed at the corner of Yosemite and Sequoia Avenues. 80 years ago ...
Is the era of the McMansion in Manteca giving way to a small is beautiful period? The Manteca City Council put its official blessing Tuesday on Winters Colonial Estates – a new neighborhood dubbed as workforce housing a stone's throw or two from where the city's first McMansions went up along the perimeter of Woodward Park. The project on five acres just east of Pillsbury Road along Woodward Avenue is a radical departure for residential ...
Manteca will soon see the light for a lot less money. The city is receiving $586,200 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act money from the Department of Energy to replace the city's existing street lights with high-efficiency induction lamps. Once they are in place, the new lights will save the general fund $150,000 in annual PG&E costs. Factor in three anticipated PG&E rate increases over the next 10 months and that leaves enough savings to ...
There is a certain dynamic between reigning Manteca Idol and weekly emcee Christine Acosta and Judi Hoagland.
Halloween kicks off today with two long-standing traditions – Safe Halloween as well as the Boys & Girls Club carnival and haunted house.
VFW breakfast set for Nov. 1 The Manteca Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 and Ladies Auxiliary are hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 1. It will benefit the veterans in the hospital in Livermore, local veterans and their families, treats for troops, and funds to maintain and repair medical equipment. They will be serving pancakes, ham, eggs, juice, milk and coffee on Sunday, Nov. 1, from 7 a.m. until 1 ...
Dave Marques once graced Oxygen women's exercise magazine's firefighter calendar as Mr. December.
A simmering kettle of stew on the stove Thursday afternoon led to a fire that took all Manuel Rego, 67, had in life – leaving his mobile home a burned-out shell.
Kirk Waters is now Manteca's permanent fire chief. City Manager Steve Pinkerton on Thursday announced Waters is being made chief following 10 months of serving in that position on an interim basis. Waters has served the people of Manteca for 22 years. His time with the fire department includes stints as firefighter, engineer, captain, and division chief. He was appointed interim chief following the retirement Chris Haas. Pinkerton said Waters has ben instrumental in leading ...
When the first flag was ever raised atop the pole at Manteca's Fire Station No. 4 on Sept. 11, it represented something unique.
By DENNIS WYATT
Frank Alvarado couldn't believe his eyes as he rolled into the parking lot at Library Park for the start of Saturday's "Ride the Tide."
There will be some 20 "jailbirds" held throughout Friday in Agape Villages' annual Jail 'n' Bail fundraiser at the Bank of Stockton on North Main Street.
STOCKTON – Rogene Reynolds lives on two acres of farm land on Roberts Island.
Six Ripon civic leaders donned firefighters' heavy turnout gear Friday and learned first-hand the challenges and pressures of being active firefighters in the community.
The agreement outlining the provisions of the exchange of properties between the Manteca Unified School District and Union Ranch Partners will be discussed and considered for approval tonight by the Board of Trustees.
Manteca has two existing water tanks - one on Lathrop Road and another in front of the wastewater treatment plant on West Yosemite Avenue.
A man driving a silver BMW sedan and wearing all black identified himself as a Manteca Police officer as he approached newspaper delivery carriers at about 3:15 a.m. Monday tapping on the driver's window asking what the couple was doing near a restaurant in the 600 block of East Yosemite Avenue.
An ironworker buying doughnuts early Monday morning was shaken up in a carjacking of his 2006 Chevy Silverado extended cab pickup truck after he attempted to stop the thief from driving out of the parking lot.
The Ripon City Council is expected to appoint Katie Nielsen to the Senior Commission at tonight's 7 p.m. open session in the Council Chambers, 259 N. Wilma Ave.
Before he underwent gastric bypass surgery six months ago for health reasons, Manteca Unified Superintendent Jason Messer had to attend pre-surgical preparatory classes in Modesto.
NEW YORK (AP) - Local gasoline prices are swinging up and down ever more drastically, a result of a national fuel system that is operating with a shrinking margin for error.
Manteca Unified School District Superintendent Jason Messer is a big loser. But he came out of that being a winner.
Mission accomplished. That's how Manteca Educators Association president Ken Johnson described the completion of the group's annual project benefiting American soldiers overseas during the holidays.