The resolution to the dramatic 11-hour stand-off between law enforcement and two armed bank robbery suspects holed up in a South Lincoln Avenue duplex came down to what Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker refers to as the three "T"s – time, talk, and tear gas.
It started as a simple gesture. Susie Beeler wanted to make sure those serving America in the global War on Terror in Iraq and Afghanistan knew they were appreciated. She hatched the idea to collect "things that would make the lives of soldiers more pleasant so far away from home." Thus, "Treats for Our Troops" was born. Now five years and more than 2,000 boxes of treats shipped to area military personnel serving in war ...
Karisa Rubio will have a chance to learn about history and other subject areas. A fifth-grade student, she was among a handful of select youngsters from Woodward School bound for the People to People World Leadership Forum. Rubio, however, will be the first of the elite group nominated by fourth-grade teacher Christina Frederick, who served as the Gifted And Talented Education coordinator for several years, to go to the Washington D.C. event. She's scheduled to ...
Jennifer Dancy of Ladybug's Quilts is coordinating a drive to help the two families who lost their home and almost all of their belongings due to the police action Thursday needed to arrest two Bank of America robbery suspects.
Junior leadership is free to teens Teens have a chance to learn a lot about the community as well as develop leadership skills at no cost as part of the Manteca Chamber of Commerce Junior Leadership Program. The program involves once-a-month programs offering up close looks at how the community operates. The orientation will take place Saturday, Sept. 26. Team building exercises will take place at Venture Academy. Other monthly programs include military ...
An old-fashioned tri-tip and turkey barbecue social is in its 17th year benefitting the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.
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 entry. Tractors ...
Volunteers were out Monday placing 2,400 flags along Manteca streets to honor labor. The Manteca Chamber of Commerce is looking for help this Friday to place the flags again to mark the eighth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America. If you can help, contact the chamber at 823-6121.
Manteca Police officers and employees are digging into their own pockets to help the two families displaced after tear gas was used to end a 12-hour stand-off with bank robbers who busted in and holed up in the duplex they were living in.
They were there during the 12-hour standoff in the aftermath of Thursday's bank robbery directing traffic and assisting Manteca Police with logistics.
Are you a pumpkin carving artist? Just how good are you at turning pumpkins into desserts? You can find out Oct. 3-4 during the Sunrise Kiwanis' 25th annual Manteca Pumpkin Fair. It is part of a street fair complete with free entertainment that is expected to draw up to 30,000 people to downtown Manteca. The carnival returns this year plus there will be a scarecrow contest for Manteca Unified students, a tractor show, free kids ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District could look to tweak the "no bus zone" on Tuesday.
Oudom Rattanachane knew he had something special when he purchased a Pizza Guys franchise within walking distance of Manteca High school.
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.
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.