Manteca is getting $1.5 million in federal stimulus funds to keep four officers in place. U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer met with San Joaquin County law enforcement leaders Wednesday to tell them the money coming to Stockton, Lodi, Manteca, and the county will hopefully be just the start. "I'm satisfied this isn't enough – we have to do more," Boxer told three area police chiefs and San Joaquin County Sheriff Steven Moore at a Wednesday afternoon ...
San Joaquin County schools and public health met Monday to discuss how parents, schools, and our community can help prepare for this flu season.
Back to School night on Sept. 9 at Sierra High Sierra High will be conducting its annual "Back to School" night on Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the large gymnasium. For parents and guardians, this will be an opportunity to meet with teachers and inquire about grades and progress of their students. The schedule is as follows: Students with the last name between "A" through "K" will meet between 5:45-7 p.m. Those with last names ...
Sewer gas, the sun's rays, and the power of water are being combined in a package deal to land federal stimulus funds being awarded for renewable energy projects.
The young man found dead in a Manteca home on Monday was identified by family and friends as James Pearson, 18, a 2008 graduate of Sierra High School.
The City of Manteca is getting closer to having two code enforcement officers.
Brent Stockwell always felt at home when he was soaring high above the ground. Whether it was an airplane, a glider, a helicopter, or a balloon, Stockwell enjoyed the freedom that flying gave him from an early age and was committed to making it a longtime passion. But when he got laid off from his job at CBS Radio, little did he know that he'd take his love for flying to a whole new level ...
An old-fashioned tri-tip and turkey barbecue social is in its 17th year benefitting the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.
The last time South San Joaquin Irrigation District met to formally air its plans to enter the retail power business, a large contingent of PG&E employees and retirees showed up prompting a move to a nearby church sanctuary.
RIPON - It's a police baton that doubles as a handcuff – with plenty of leverage.
Most people who work outdoors in the summer will find just about every way possible to escape the punishing rays of the sun.
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 them an up close look 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 ...
Carlos Gaspar had a lot to smile about on Sunday afternoon. As the President of the Festa de Espiritu de Santa Manteca he had already successfully gone over the books of the Portuguese organization that has been operating since 1932 – a tradition known as "contas" that draws hundreds for the after festa party that is strikingly similar to the annual festa and the celebration of the Holy Ghost that the organization is famous for. ...
31st annual Ag Tour this Friday Join the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau for the 31st Annual Ag Tour for 2009 this Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year they will be visiting Quaresma Farms Dairy located in south Manteca, the King of Windmills located in Stockton, The Fruit Bowl for shopping and lunch, The Port of Stockton and ending up at Delicato Family Vineyards for wine tasting. Tickets are available ...
MODESTO – In the catacombs behind the stage at the Modesto Center Plaza, Alex Orr and Ben Alfter made sure that their instruments were tuned and ready.
Frank Alvarado couldn't believe his eyes as he rolled into the parking lot at Library Park for the start of Saturday's "Ride the Tide."
There will be some 20 "jailbirds" held throughout Friday in Agape Villages' annual Jail 'n' Bail fundraiser at the Bank of Stockton on North Main Street.
STOCKTON – Rogene Reynolds lives on two acres of farm land on Roberts Island.
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.