While most of Manteca was glued to their televisions watching the Super Bowl, Manteca Police patrolman Mike Espinosa was stopping a car in the 300 block of Mikesell Street that turned away from him and into an alley in mid block.
Police dispatcher Rudy Fowler has dedicated three decades in keeping his officers safe on the streets of Manteca – doing a great job in serving the public as well.
Two 13-week ministries aimed at helping people struggling with families breaking up – Divorce Care and Divorce Care for Kids – start this Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Crossroads Grace Community Church, 5505 Moffat Blvd.
LATHROP - The title of the book is "Filipinos in Stockton." But inside this compendium of archival photographs, part of the Images of America series which "celebrates the history of neighborhoods, towns and cities across the country" are a few familiar and once-familiar faces in Lathrop and even Manteca.
The Lathrop Sunrise Rotary is planning an E- Waste Recycling fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 21.
It isn't a snow job.
It's not just a crab feed.
Seven athletes who exemplified not just success in their chosen athletic endeavors but also in the standards they set as role models as well as the highly successful East Union High girls golf teams from 2006- to 2008 are being inducted into the Manteca Sports Heroes Hall of Distinction 2009.
You can – as the municipal law is now written – end up having the Manteca Police respond up to 24 times a year to false alarms at your business or home and not be charged a penny for tying up law enforcement services an average of 18 minutes per response.
Call it the Manteca Medical Emergency Response Department.
Surfing is the sport retiring Manteca Fire Chief Chris Haas enjoys the most, and a new epoxy board will make it even better off the beaches near Monterey.
By DENNIS WYATT
The videotape taken at the party where an off-duty Manteca Police officer was alleged to have hit some guests shows him shoving a young man to the floor. The video clip shows Detective Kirk Doty looking angry as he talked to the unidentified guest before pushing him in the chest with both hands.
There are busy seasons.
The Color the Skies hot air balloon extravaganza coming next weekend to Ripon is made possible by teamwork with volunteers from churches, schools and the community at large.
Manteca popped up on McWhinney Development's radar for a Great Wolf Resort for the same reason that attracted Bass Pro Shops: Manteca's location at the epicenter of a demographically rich market.
A pair of armed robberies have Manteca Police officers looking to the public for help in identifying the men they believe are responsible.
WESTON RANCH - It's hard to be two places at once, but the Weston Ranch JROTC made it look easy last Friday.
Manteca is working on more severe water conservation measures that are expected to be considered by the City Council in 30 to 45 days just as the highest water use period of the year ends.
LATHROP – Say the levee breaks.
The iconic space shuttle Mate-Demate Device (MDD) that has been a fixture at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California for the past 38 years is being dismantled, three years after the shuttle program ended and six years since it last supported turnaround operations after the last shuttle landing at Edwards.
Manteca's elected leaders are letting developers off the hook for $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building more homes.
LATHROP – Think you've got what it takes to be the grill master?
Wes Chamberlain knows how much fun it can be to participate in the Tip-a-Firefighter event.
LATHROP – You might want to think twice before grabbing that garden hose.
Target Bass Pro Shops. Twenty more parks including Big League Dreams, Woodward Park and the Spreckels Park BMX track. Del Webb at Woodbridge. Dryers Ice Cream. Ford Motor Company parts depot. The Yosemite Avenue/Highway 99 interchange. The Central Valley Cancer Center
When Sierra High first opened some 20 years ago, then Principal Rick Arucan had the moment captured with a photograph consisting of an estimated 700 students and staff members.
Four tire planters have popped up along the Van Ryn Avenue bike path segment between the city's landscaping just south of Industrial Park Drive.