PG&E Chief Executive Officer Peter Darbee's unguarded comments at a gathering of investors made it clear that the for-profit utility only bankrolled Proposition 16 to protect its monopoly in Northern California communities such as Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.
Torrie Gallegos was excused early from school on Thursday.
Seventy-six teams and about 880 registered participants are scheduled to take part in this weekend's Manteca Relay for Life benefiting the American Cancer Society.
The final tally in the May 8 Manteca Garden Tour featured homes is six. Two business locations also have been added to the list of places where tickets can be purchased at $15 apiece.
An honorary torch run will mark the opening of the second annual Manteca Senior Games taking place May 8-16 at various venues throughout Manteca.
Manteca leaders – in partnership with two separate development groups – are quietly working to position the city to snag good paying jobs when the economy starts expanding.
A few days ago, Jessica Maxwell was in San Leandro getting fitted with a sample silver-and-black Raiderette uniform.
She would rather toil in anonymity. However, like the saint of the slums in Calcutta, India, the work she does quietly proclaims her identity to a grateful public. And inevitably comes the attention and tribute.
LATHROP – Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish in Lathrop is starting what could become an annual tradition for the community.
It's a celebration of love for others – a fund raiser – and a dinner dance and auction Friday night at the Ripon Community Center's two halls.
Manteca Police traffic officers are planning a motorcycle safety fair on Saturday, May 1, from 8 a.m. until 2 in the afternoon at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley parking lot on Highway 120.
Manteca retail sales in the six months ending Dec. 31, 2009 were down $56,000 compared to the same period in 2008.
Water conservation in Manteca could go high tech.
For family fun, food and a slew of opportunities to snag a prize or an auction deal to bring home, head out to the annual St. Anthony Harvest Festival this Saturday and Sunday.
LATHROP – Could a BMX park be in the cards for Lathrop?
He calls himself "Joe."
Dave Roorda was not a happy camper when he stopped by early Friday morning at his almond orchard on the corner of Woodward Avenue and North Union Road. He had just knocked down the nuts from the trees a few days ago, and the drying almonds are waiting to be windrowed.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District has reaffirmed its commitment in legal documents to pay all state-required fees to local governments, retain rate breaks for qualifying low- households, and underwrite programs that promote agency efficient and energy conservation.
His uncle said that he had the heart of a lion.
St. Anthony's Harvest Festival live auction will return again this year.
Lau'ray Thomas was the 16-year-old teen who was killed in the Highway 120 Bypass crash and fire that consumed her grandmother's car when it was hit from behind at about 3 p.m. Saturday in the slowed eastbound lanes midway between Main Street and Highway 99.
A front seat teen passenger in her grandmother's late model Mercury Sable died in a horrific car fire on the Highway 120 Bypass near Highway 99 shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday.
Ron Laffranchi and Renee Silva said their parents would be proud to know that two streets in their beloved Manteca will bear their first names while at the same time helping homeless families.
LATHROP – It's the Disneyland of skateboard parks.
The Faustina Rosas Memorial Pumpkin Run benefitting the Manteca Unified Student Trust takes place Saturday, Oct. 4, in downtown Manteca in conjunction with the Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair.
With California facing the possibility of a fourth severe drought year and water use in general becoming an increasing concern as the state grows and court mandates for environmental uses further restrict supplies, the Manteca City Council on Tuesday will explore additional measures to further reduce municipal water consumption.
Northern Nevada received a major economic boost earlier this month with the announcement of Tesla Motors locating its huge battery 'gigafactory' in Reno.