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 ...
LATHROP – The firm that was initially set to develop the section of town now known as Central Lathrop failed to meet its obligations.
The Swingin' Blues Star will highlight the next Ripon Arts League concert on Thursday, Nov. 21.
Bulb-outs -the much maligned traffic control devices that do double duty in downtown Manteca as planters - are coming to a neighborhood near you.
MIAMI (AP) - Dean Griffin liked the health insurance he purchased for himself and his wife three years ago and thought he'd be able to keep the plan even after the federal Affordable Care Act took effect.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police must get a warrant before using GPS to track a suspect's vehicle, a federal appeals court has ruled, throwing out a cache of evidence against three brothers charged in a wave of pharmacy burglaries and going beyond a Supreme Court ruling that left open the question of whether judges have to approve of the high-tech surveillance.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama cast Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday as part of an extreme tea party faction that shut down the government, throwing the political weight of the White House behind Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the final days of a bitter race for governor.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York is urging his former Senate colleague, Hillary Rodham Clinton, to run for president. In fact, he's already endorsing her.
CHICAGO (AP) - Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Some of the world's top climate scientists say wind and solar energy won't be enough to head off extreme global warming, and they're asking environmentalists to support the development of safer nuclear power as one way to cut fossil fuel pollution.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The gunman charged in the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport lay bloodied and handcuffed on the floor of Terminal 3 after being gunned down by police, but he replied to critical questions that helped authorities lock down the scene.
FRESNO (AP) - A year ago federal officials trucked 116 spawning salmon to the upper San Joaquin River in Central California and invited media to watch them swim free for the first time since a dam cut off the river's flow a half century ago.
SANTA ANA (AP) - Orange County is weighing whether to create an online map pinpointing dangerous dogs in more than a dozen cities.
VENTURA (AP) - Ventura County is mulling a ban on fixed-gear bicycles on park trails after a hit-and-run accident that left a rider with severe injuries.
SAN LUIS OBISPO (AP) - California officials and the operator of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant are mulling whether the plant will spend up to $12 billion to redesign its cooling system, blamed for sucking in fish larvae and disrupting the marine ecosystem.
CASTRO VALLEY (AP) - Despite a California law requiring assisted-care facility licensing reports to be easily viewable to the public, access to important background information on the facilities can be difficult to find, a newspaper reported Sunday.