Two more parks are on target to have aging playground equipment replaced. The City Council on Tuesday is expected to award a $14,780 contract to Shawn T. Gardner Builders that submitted the lowest bid to install equipment at Springtime Estates Park and Sequoia Park. Springtime Estates is in the neighborhood by the same name northwest of Louise Avenue and Main Street. Sequoia Park is off Wawona Avenue between Sequoia School and Union Road. The city ...
What will come first – a new police station, a new city hall, or an expanded corporation yard?
RIPON - It is a love story that began in the Southland – in Long Beach – where Leonard Schemper told his girl friend Ann that he loved her and asked her to marry him.
Lane McMurtrey is focused on clothing the less fortunate for his Eagle Scout project. Lane, who has been in scouting since he was eight years old, is collecting clothing articles for the event he has set up for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9-10, at the Manteca Senior Center, 275 Cherry Lane. Mantecans are asked to drop off their clothes on Friday with the distribution set for Saturday. Each person will be given a 10-gallon plastic ...
Forty years ago George Perry was among the pumpkin growers who decided to do something about the braggarts in Half Moon Bay who claimed they were the "Pumpkin Capital of the World."
There were 289 participants in Saturday's 2009 Pumpkin Run staged by the Manteca Unified Student Trust along the Tidewater Bikeway.
Most 11 year olds are thinking about their next video game purchase, hurrying home to watch their favorite TV show or playing football or soccer outside with friends. In that sense Nicolas Perez is just like his peers.
90 years ago October 3, 1919 There have been several untruthful and foolish stories in circulation during the week about the diphtheria scare which has frightened a lot of parents. The truth is that there has been but one new case in town this week and this is not serious. 80 years ago October 3, 1929 Thirty-five new families have moved to Manteca during the past month, it is shown by the water ...
It may not be as flashy as Spreckels Park and it doesn't hold the promise of thousands upon thousands of new jobs like Austin Business Park, but the Manteca Industrial Park is still chugging along providing well over 1,000 jobs even in today's shaky economy.
Next time I need to access Crom Street to get to either Airport Way or Union Road, I'll think twice about taking that route.
Video might have killed the radio star. But it didn't stop Dreama Diaz from taking possibly one of the most famous music video songs of all time with Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" and running with it to advance to the next round of the Manteca Idol competition Wednesday at Chez Shari. While she didn't have her own disco floor to light up like Michael did in the classic video, Diaz timed her own dance steps ...
The Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair Special Access Day took place Friday at Dell'Osso Farms for more than 1,700 youths and adults with special needs from throughout the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
Award-winning concert pianist and composer from Sacramento, Tan Plescia, will kick off the 23rd anniversary season of the Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Association with a performance on Sunday, Oct. 4, starting at 3 p.m.
RIPON - Wanted: Tractors to be displayed at Ripon's downtown Main Street. The event, sponsored by the Ripon Chamber of Commerce, is the 24th Annual Main Street Day & 7th Annual Car Show & Health Faire scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Those who want to enter their tractors in the car show are asked to fill out a form and indicate the make, model and year of the vehicle ...
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Like the Pledge of Allegiance or "The Star-Spangled Banner," the Gettysburg Address is a sacred American text, so fully absorbed into the culture that phrases such as "four score and seven years ago" and "of the people, by the people, for the people" are as familiar as any song lyric or line of poetry.
Bob Adams - the Manteca city manager that played a key role in major civic and private sector improvements ranging from Speckles Park and Big League Dreams to landing Bass Pro Shops - is now helping a second California city on the ropes financially since his retirement in 2008.
The Northern San Joaquin Valley's longest running twilight holiday parade is gearing up for its 41st run.
Ripon High's new stadium flag pole is being dedicated this Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m.
Telethon organizers are hoping items such as authenticated signed jerseys of football greats Ken Stabler and Jim Otto as well as San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays will help raise funds to provide a safe haven for 1,500 Manteca and Lathrop kids.
Comcast wants to close its Manteca office in the 100 block of North Grant Street.
Congressman Jeff Denham, who is also a Turlock almond grower, underscored the importance of education measures and the Farm Bill during a talk before the Salida Rotary.
Apparently filing for a $313,248 tax refund when you're not entitled to it is a no-no.
How much will a somewhat safer pedestrian crossing of Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive cost?
Some 60 nurses, Kaiser patients and community supporters used foot power along with a couple in wheelchairs Friday to protest service cuts at the Manteca medical facility. Ten of the protesters were registered nurses, including Zenei Triunfo-Cortez who is one of four presidents representing the California Nurses Association.
When it comes time to cut the ribbon on the new playground at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church, Camron Moebius might be too old to enjoy the slides, swings and pull-up bar.
For the first time in recorded history, the San Joaquin Valley in 2013 had zero violations of the hourly ozone standard established under the federal Clean Air Act.
Ripon Vice Mayor Chuck Winn has officially announced his candidacy for San Joaquin County S 4th District Supervisor.
The three men that authorities believe are responsible for the shooting death of a 51-year-old Manteca man back in June will find out Monday when their case will go to trial.
More than 55 million pounds of dirty linen will pass through Crothall Laundry Services' 60,000 square-foot facility once it's completed next year.