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More PG&E customers qualify for CARE help

Thousands of Pacific Gas and Electric Co. gas and electric customers may now be eligible to receive a discount on their monthly energy bill due to an adjustment in the California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) program's income qualifications that went into effect June 1.

June 05, 2010 | | NEWS


Manteca firefighters passing the boot to help support MDA effort for kids

Manteca firefighters will fan out across the intersection of Main Street and Industrial/Mission Ridge on Saturday, June 12, with boots in hand, as they kick off their first annual Fill-the-Boot fund-raising campaign for children and adults with muscle-wasting diseases.

June 05, 2010 | | NEWS


Privatization of library is possible

California's ongoing government budget crisis may write a new chapter for the Manteca Library.

June 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


19-year-old dances her way into prestigious L.A. school

Kayla Robert is putting her best foot forward towards making her dreams come true.

June 04, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


‘Portable’ restrooms in works for BMX park

Two permanent "portable" restrooms are scheduled to be put in place next week at the new BMX track at Spreckels Recreation Park.

June 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RV rules fail to address travel trailers

Roberta Hogan was loading up her trailer in front of her Manteca home when she realized she had to go to the store to get supplies.

June 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fruit carving draws attention at farmers’ market

RIPON - The artistic crafting of fruits and vegetables into floral pieces was the focus of shoppers at Ripon's third Farmers' Market Thursday afternoon.

June 04, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon farmer’s market is about more than fresh local produce

It was a stroll down Ripon's Main Street toward the city's third successful Farmers' Market Thursday afternoon that was actually relaxing and made me forget what time it was and that, hey, I had a couple of stories waiting to be written.

June 04, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Memorial Day parade results by categories

The following are the winning entries in the first ever Memorial Day parade staged Monday by the Manteca Chamber of Commerce.

June 04, 2010 | | NEWS


Super Hero Academy set for Saturday

Manteca Youth Focus is staging the 2010 Mini Manteca Competition entitled "Super Hero Academy".

June 04, 2010 | | NEWS


Lathrop’s Sountalavong part of Arctic Care

KOTZEBUE, Alaska - The daughter of a Lathrop woman braved the bitter cold and high winds of winter's last rages to bring medical care to Alaskans living above the Arctic Circle.

June 04, 2010 | By JESSICA SWITZER Air Force Staff Sergeant | NEWS


Bye, bye barren Bypass?

The dry grass and barren ground that dominates the Highway 120 Bypass corridor through Manteca from mid-spring to late fall may eventually become a thing of the past in some locations.

June 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CODE 3 DRIVING

Driving a police car at high speeds and putting it through precision maneuvers on a training course is awesome to watch – especially for a reporter sitting in the front seat of a chase car.

June 03, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ride the Tide Saturday helps breast cancer fight

As a skateboarder, Frank Alvarado has participated in his share of events promoting cancer awareness and prevention throughout the West Coast during the past year.

June 03, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Ripon woman helps Third World micro businesses sell artisan wares

RIPON - Debra Handley of Ripon is going the extra mile for women she has never met in Third World countries supporting micro business operations that produce handmade products of jewelry, purses and handbags.

June 03, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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Feds critical of proposed twin tunnels

STOCKTON - A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the project Thursday.

August 30, 2014 | By SCOTT SMITH Associated Press | NEWS


Illegal fireworks hit fire trucks with near misses to firefighters

A barrage of illegal fireworks set off by a house fire made several hits on a Manteca fire truck and narrowly missed firefighters as they were scrambling to get fire hoses in place at a Thursday evening house fire in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Yard sale today benefits dance group

December is three months away. But every moment between now and then will count for a group of young students at Manteca's Universal Dance Company.

August 29, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


FIREWORKS FUEL FIRE

Explosions and shooting fireworks raised additional havoc Thursday as a fire swept through a two-story home in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue just two blocks from the Louise Avenue fire station.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Joe Freitas helped youth, founded bank

Joe Freitas - part of the World War II generation of leaders who returned home from war to lay the ground work for Manteca's future- passed away Thursday. He was 88.

August 29, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop issues specific drought water use rules

LATHROP – California is facing a water emergency.

August 29, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Memories are the order of the day at Isadore’s

It was another day of sad good-byes and warm hugs and loads of memories as Isadore's Restaurant served its last lunch to longtime friends and customers Thursday noon.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Turlock’s homeless success story

TURLOCK – Tim Guerino knows that the model works.

August 28, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


60 PARKS & COUNTING

Manteca hit a milestone this year when the city's 60th park was completed.

August 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Galas, bingo games at harvest festival

Bingo is back at St. Anthony's. Not in the form of a weekly fund-raiser for the school as it was for many years. This time, its comeback is a short two-day entertainment venue incorporated into the annual Harvest Festival set for the weekend of Sept. 20-21.

August 28, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Denham seeks $15M for free tutoring effort

Normally it's Carol Davis that has to visit Congressman Jeff Denham's office to ask for money.

August 28, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Applying pressure to conserve

The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.

August 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Amazon filling 200 more jobs at Tracy center

Amazon's 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center off of Chrissman Road in rural Tracy was a feather in the cap for the South County when the company began distribution operations last fall.

August 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Ripon, Manteca KofC help buy ultrasound

The Manteca Pregnancy Help Center is marking three high-water marks this year.

August 27, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Bonus bucks blowback

Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.

August 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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