Most of the time it isn't hard to find Diana Simmons.
LATHROP – In the midst of Lathrop-Manteca Fire District's worst budget crisis since its founding in 1936, its union firefighters are stepping forward with a laundry list of suggestions to help soften the fiscal blow.
What a difference a decade makes.
With more than three decades of fire experience under his belt, Bob Scharmann knows a thing or two about what it means to be a firefighter.
An aquatic center – complete with Olympic-sized swimming pool for competition coupled with a water park – is considered by a consultant as the best way for Manteca to develop a part of the 111 acres the city owns that fronts the Highway 120 Bypass immediately west of Big League Dreams and Costco.
LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District may close one or two of its remaining three fire stations that are still open, lay off 10 firefighters, and demote some of its personnel as it struggles to grapple with a budget deficit of $336,244.78 right at the start of the 2010-11 fiscal year on Sept. 1.
RIPON - Ripon's retiring police chief Richard Bull is being contracted by the City Council to serve as a consultant to the interim chief of police for the next six months.
Sigrid Laird has been a household name for over 40 years, having taught some 5,000 children how to swim, ranging in age from toddlers to high school seniors.
New home construction valued at $110 million in 2009 is effectively cushioning the City of Manteca from suffering substantial property tax revenue drops for the fiscal year that started July 1.
The final obstacle that was holding up the Library Park expansion - getting agreement between Verizon, Comcast, and PG&E for the location of various utility lines - has been resolved.
The Manteca Police Canine Unit is in need of funding – a scheduled golf tournament on August 14 is hoped to make a difference.
An on-line and in-store consignment seller has taken over the old Mars Department Store in downtown Manteca after being shuttered for a number of years.
You could go three months out of the year without paying PG&E a cent for electricity.
Keeping teens busy is the key to preventing them from getting into trouble or setting out on the wrong path.
Solid waste route drivers would become the first line of defense against blight if Manteca City Council hopeful Richard Behling has his way.
Samantha Placeres of Manteca graduated with her Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in a commencement ceremony held on May 16 in Malibu.
Last year Garrett Todd hoped to land a 40-inch television on Black Friday.
A rollover accident spurred by slow traffic and a driver trying to avoid a collision claimed the life of a 64-year-old Sonora woman on Thanksgiving.
A new $1.6 million community center that will serve as the home for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 is part of the ongoing revitalization of the Moffat Boulevard corridor.
Jim Todd doesn't advertise the Turkey Bowl.
Four Manteca Unified Board of Education members will be sworn in at the trustees' meeting in December by Tony J. Agbayani, Jr., a San Joaquin County Superior Court judge.
It was going to be a very lonely Thanksgiving for Erin Tyner.
No deadlines for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. What a deal.
Relay for Life in Ripon will again be a 24-hour event at Stouffer Field.
When "The Nutcracker" first premiered as a two-act ballet back in 1892, it didn't exactly bring the house down.
Another one of the passengers in a vehicle that slid off of Interstate 205 outside of Tracy early Saturday morning has died.
Forty-one struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will have turkeys on their table this Thanksgiving and Christmas thanks to second graders at Great Valley Academy.
Matt Hernandez donated $100 to the Manteca-Lathrop Boys and Girls Club on Tuesday night.
There were champions crowned in two distances at the second annual Heller E. Lipsett Memorial on Sunday, but the real winners can be found on the grass and black-top surfaces at McParland today.
Jeff Liotard is prepping turkey the same way he always does for Thanksgiving.