While most of Manteca was glued to their televisions watching the Super Bowl, Manteca Police patrolman Mike Espinosa was stopping a car in the 300 block of Mikesell Street that turned away from him and into an alley in mid block.
Police dispatcher Rudy Fowler has dedicated three decades in keeping his officers safe on the streets of Manteca – doing a great job in serving the public as well.
Two 13-week ministries aimed at helping people struggling with families breaking up – Divorce Care and Divorce Care for Kids – start this Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Crossroads Grace Community Church, 5505 Moffat Blvd.
LATHROP - The title of the book is "Filipinos in Stockton." But inside this compendium of archival photographs, part of the Images of America series which "celebrates the history of neighborhoods, towns and cities across the country" are a few familiar and once-familiar faces in Lathrop and even Manteca.
The Lathrop Sunrise Rotary is planning an E- Waste Recycling fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 21.
It isn't a snow job.
It's not just a crab feed.
Seven athletes who exemplified not just success in their chosen athletic endeavors but also in the standards they set as role models as well as the highly successful East Union High girls golf teams from 2006- to 2008 are being inducted into the Manteca Sports Heroes Hall of Distinction 2009.
You can – as the municipal law is now written – end up having the Manteca Police respond up to 24 times a year to false alarms at your business or home and not be charged a penny for tying up law enforcement services an average of 18 minutes per response.
Call it the Manteca Medical Emergency Response Department.
Surfing is the sport retiring Manteca Fire Chief Chris Haas enjoys the most, and a new epoxy board will make it even better off the beaches near Monterey.
By DENNIS WYATT
The videotape taken at the party where an off-duty Manteca Police officer was alleged to have hit some guests shows him shoving a young man to the floor. The video clip shows Detective Kirk Doty looking angry as he talked to the unidentified guest before pushing him in the chest with both hands.
Rain is usually bad news at this time of the year when the almond orchards are in bloom. Low temperatures leave pollinating bees cold which means they are not doing what they are supposed to do to maximize the crop yield come harvest time in the fall.
It's three days before Anthony Krayenhagen makes history as the first local comic to grace the stage at the Gallo Center for the Arts and he's worried about an event two weeks away.
Woodward Reservoir will remain at its current level for the foreseeable future.
Quincy McClain needs a little help.
A retired Manteca Unified School District teacher is learning that the life of a self-published author isn't without its drama and mystery.
Landscaping along Manteca's future sound walls as well as in common areas of neighborhoods and commercial developments could go native to conserve water.
Debbee Tarr knew that her crew could rise to the occasion.
They are piece makers in the aesthetic sense. But they also help those who helped bring peace to the world – America's veterans.
Lincoln Park's makeover is continuing.
A brawl that broke out between adults at the annual Ripon High School Quarterback Club's fund-raising golf tournament at 3 p.m. Friday brought police officers to the private Spring Creek Golf and Country Club where they found two men fighting amidst a large crowd gathered near a golf cart on the course.
Voters in the Manteca Unified School District will have one measure on in the November ballot that others outside that geographical area will not have to worry about. They will have to decide whether the election of Board of Education trustees should be by area only or at-large.
They are two conspicuous figures on the Tidewater Bike Path.
The sweepstakes trophy in the 52nd annual Ripon Almond Festival Parade Saturday went to the Ripon Future Farmers of America.
All that Frank Guinta wanted were a few friends to come visit with him while he was still able.
Make room, Michael Recycle. You've got company in the yard at the City of Manteca's Solid Waste Division.