•Install a low-flow showerhead. •Install a "soak and soap" valve in the shower to allow you to reduce or stop the flow without adjusting any settings. •Install faucet aerators. •Turn off the water while shaving, washing or brushing your teeth. •Run full loads in dishwashers and washing machines. •Don't use the toilet as a trash can, every flush can use up to 7 gallons. •Install an ultra low flow toilet. You could save up to ...
In the clearest sign yet that the resale housing market is at or near bottom there are now 309 homes either sold or pending so far in 2009 with a median price hovering around $179,650.
It's been several years since Monica Cane first got the urge to pen a Christian fiction novel that takes place in Manteca.
Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week runs through Feb. 14. As a way of marking the occasion, a coalition of families, individuals, support groups, and health professionals, to name a few, are involved in a campaign to get the word out. Included are Shannon Bauer and her husband, Bryan, of Escalon. Their 2-year-old daughter, Casey Lynn Bauer, was born with Ebstein Anomaly, a CHD characterized by displacement of the tricuspid valve. "She was born with two ...
Bob Drew passed away Monday night leaving an emptiness, a serious void with all those who knew him.
The next Manteca Citizen Police Academy starts Feb. 25 and runs through April 8. The seven-week-long academy runs primarily on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Manteca started its first Citizen Police Academy in 1995 with 30 people from all walks of life. Today Manteca has one of the longest-running academies in the state. The academy is offered twice a year in the spring and fall. The class size is limited to 20 participants and ...
Debby Moorhead is upbeat about Manteca's future. It might not be what you'd expect from someone who took office right as the Manteca City Council started looking in earnest at ways to chip away at a projected $11.3 million deficit that will develop in the next fiscal year starting July 1 if revenue and spending patterns in place in December aren't changed. The way Moorhead sees it is that Manteca is in a much better ...
The Geek Squad is already on its way. Monday afternoon dozens of Best Buy employees started the two-week long process of stocking the shelves and readying an outpost of the nation's largest consumer electronics outfitter – accounting for almost 21 percent of the overall market. According to General Manager Marcel Fehlmann, two teams will work on merchandising the store between now and February 27 when the first customers are welcomed into Manteca's largest electronics outfitter ...
RIPON – The good news is that indications show that the Ripon Unified School District will be able to meet its financial obligations for at least this year and the two years following.
Twenty-two Manteca firemen responded to a predawn fire in a home in the 400 block of Seville Way in north Manteca near Crestwood Park Sunday morning that caused an estimated $300,000 in damage.
Ripon High was recognized as one of the top small schools at Saturday's San Joaquin County Academic Decathlon held at the University of the Pacific and the Scottish Rite Auditorium.
The Manteca Unified School District Honor band concerts were conducted Saturday at Lathrop High.
Manteca new home builders got off to a big start in 2009 – big as in house sizes. There were 15 new single family homes started in January compared to 13 in the same month in January of 2008. The real big news, though, was in the size of the homes. The average home started so far this year in Manteca has 3,303 square feet compared to 2,099 square feet in January 2008. That's 55 ...
Bolinas – a rustic oceanside Marin County enclave – is the poster town for the looming California water crisis.
Manteca's most visible salute to those who built and served America – presidents, labor, and soldiers – starts its seventh year on Feb. 16.
By early 2014 you will be able to visualize how much water is needed for 233,000 five-minute showers using low-flow heads.
The power hungry Silicon Valley could be helping Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon electrical users lower rates. The Santa Clara based Silicon Valley Power Company has inked a 10-year deal to buy hydro power from the Tri-Dam Project that is owned 50-50 by the San Joaquin Irrigation District and Oakdale Irrigation District. That contract is for a higher amount per kilowatt hour than the current deal with an energy firm that expires on ...
Five days after a 33-year-old Manteca man walked into the path of a train Union Pacific Railroad Police teamed up with their Manteca counterparts to stage a safety sting operation.
Bob Marley sang about how the sun is shining and the weather is sweet.
The longest-running fund-raiser at St. Anthony of Padua School, perhaps at any school in Manteca, is going back to its roots.
Kaiser Permanente's Manteca Medical Center and Modesto Medical Center both received the top score of "A" by the Leapfrog Group in its annual safety report released Wednesday.
It sounds like a deal that's too good to pass up: A $1,100 discount once a year for non-profits to rent the City of Manteca's state-of-the-art community room at the new $7 million transit center.
Two more years of road work lies ahead for motorists using 10 miles of Highway 99 from the 120 Bypass in Manteca to Arch Road in Stockton.
Pat Mitchell started California Natural Products with only two employees in 1980.
The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) honored Agape Villages Foster Family Agency as an "Angel in Adoption" at an awards ceremony on Oct. 8 and gala on Oct. 9 in Washington, D.C.
A decade-old dream of a Manteca performing arts/community center could start moving forward.
For the second year in a row, the nearly two-dozen staff at Re/Max Executive in Manteca are stepping up to the plate to help the hundreds of homeless students attending various schools in Manteca Unified.
One person was arrested early Friday night for driving under the influence after driving through a Manteca Police Department sobriety checkpoint.
Nancy Scott and fifth grader Riley Simmons are the benefactors of a blood drive this Friday at the Ripon Fire Department headquarters in the 100 block of South Stockton Avenue from 2 until 7:30 p.m.