Manteca's Convention & Visitors Bureau was directly responsible for the booking of 1,000 room nights at city hotels for Manteca-based gatherings during April, May, and June.
Manteca's unemployment rate worsened in July after four months of small improvements. Fourteen out of every 100 employable adults are now out of work in Manteca. That translates into 200 more people unemployed in July leaving 28,000 Manteca residents employed. Countywide there was a 16 percent unemployment rate in July. The worst spot to be living and looking for a job is Stockton with a 19.2 percent unemployment rate The California Employment Development Department reported ...
The loss of much of Manteca Unified's home-to-school busing has shifted attention back to the city's ambitious program launched three years ago to address four miles of developed streets that lack sidewalks.
A mini Portuguese festa is planned for Sunday in Manteca at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St. The featured attraction will be the performance of the Luso-American Youth Council. The traditional dancers of North San Joaquin Valley – included are members from Modesto and Manteca – took second place at the 2009 Luso-American Fraternal Federal and S.P.R.I. event held Aug. 7-10 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose. Founded by Portuguese immigrants in 1868, ...
Over 500 Manteca Unified sixth, seventh and eighth graders attended the first Manteca Parks and Recreation teen dance of the school year at Golden West Gym on Friday night.
Musician Nina Maluhia performed on stage with the Audible Mosaic band featuring live acoustic soul and the spoken word at the Main Street Café Friday night. It was Nina's last scheduled performance in California before heading to Hawaii.
RIPON - The Ripon Chamber of Commerce will present the 25th Annual Main Street Day & Car Show in Ripon on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Delicato Vineyards will be holding its home winemaking workshop once again this year for those just beginning or those wanting to hone their skills.
JAMESTOWN – Over Labor Day weekend and for the second year in a row, visitors to Railtown1897 State Historic Park will have the special opportunity to see more than a dozen small-scale model steam trains in operation.
Janis Music summer concert set for Aug. 30 Tickets are on sale for the 2009 Summer Concert that will take place at the Center Plaza in Modesto on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m. Gordon Kennedy of the Manteca-based Janis Studios will present the largest concert yet with 10 bands playing. Each band has their own style of music from acoustic rock to heavy metal. The bands are made up of 95 performers ranging ...
Caltrans' preferred alternative for the new north Manteca interchange on Highway 99 would replace the existing Lathrop Road configuration and close the partial interchange at North Main Street.
PG&E is once again making a pitch to increase electrical bills. This time the requested increase translates into $55.92 a year for customers that use 850 kilowatt hours per month. The San Francisco-based for-profit utility is scheduled to spend several days starting Monday making its case before the California Public Utilities Commission to allow it to charge another $374 million on top of almost $1 billion in rate hikes already approved for the next three ...
Thursday's Manteca Chamber of Commerce mixer was held at Crystal Down's State Farm Insurance agency in the 200 block of North Main Street.
Brian Rodrigues had every reason in the world to back out of his decision to be a part of this year's Manteca Idol competition.
RIPON – Jessica Coleman doesn't want to see local residents traveling away for the upcoming Labor Day weekend.
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.
BELL, Calif. (AP) - Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo will be able to keep his retirement account and pension despite pleading no contest to corruption charges associated with granting himself a huge salary and generous benefits.
TOKYO (AP) - A zombie swarm in Tokyo? Why not, it's Halloween.