Manteca Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint tonight, at an undisclosed location within the City of Manteca, between the hours of 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
The bell rang. And East Union High School's quad erupted in activity. People darted left and they darted right and they fought their way through a crush of people to make it to their next class on time. The only catch was these weren't students – they were parents hustling between classrooms and staring at schedules and trying to figure out where to go next. But for parents like Alonzo Drew, who spent the night ...
Steve Weaver stands for everything pork. As guest speaker at Wednesday's Ripon Rotary Club, the Elk Grove pig farmer provided some information on the nutritional benefit from "the other white meat." Raised in Tracy, Weaver, who was initially in the banking business, attended Modesto Junior College via Fresno State. "Pork is safer, leaner and even better for you than ever before in our history," he said, using information certified by the American Heart Association. Take ...
The Manteca Patriots will dedicate their Thursday, Sept. 12, meeting to a solemn remembrance of those who tragically lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 and as a grateful tribute to our courageous first responders both then and around us today.
Paul and Kirsten Koniezzka appeared visibly relieved after their talk with Sierra High School English teacher Daniel Dolieslager.
Manteca Unified school board officers will continue to serve on a yearly basis. They kicked around the idea of going every two years. But those plans fell by the wayside due to lack of support at last Tuesday's meeting. "I don't like the two years as an officer," Trustee Nancy Teicheira said. "I think you should be rewarded that second year." Her colleagues agreed. "Committing to two years in anything can be a disaster," said ...
The loss of a dozen older tall trees to make room for the widening of Louise Avenue east of Cottage Avenue isn't sitting too well with some neighborhood residents.
For about an hour, Tom Hoskins forgot he was at a book signing. Not just any book signing, either – his book signing. The former Manteca Unified School District teacher and Stanford alum stood near the front door of Manteca's The Book Exchange on Wednesday afternoon, locked in deep conversation with Sue Jackson-Gabales. The two had worked together at Sequoia Elementary School for years – Hoskins as a middle-school teacher and Jackson-Gabales a librarian. The ...
Wildfires are a good thing for the City of Manteca's bottom line. Manteca in 2012 "netted" $30,000 after all salaries and expenses related to the dispatch of strike teams to wildfires up and down California are paid. "Last year wasn't a big year for fires," Fire Chief Kirk Waters said. "We've earned as much as $100,000 in some years from the state for mutual aid." The cost of battling the Rim Fire has soared past ...
Delete Relief is on its way for Manteca firefighters in Twain Harte battling the Rim Fire. Lathrop-Manteca Fire Chief Gene Neely is also coming home. Neely will be replaced by Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters on Friday. Neely has commanded a San Joaquin County strike team that has been on the fire line of two separate incidents since Sunday, Aug. 18. The fleet of Type-3 engines, which specialize in fighting wildland fires, was originally deployed ...
San Joaquin County's economy keeps on trucking - literally. Transportation and warehousing jobs have grown 18 percent in San Joaquin County since 2000 compared to overall net job growth of less than 2 percent. Trucking per se is the fastest growing source of jobs in San Joaquin County. A study by the Eberhardt School of Business at the University of Pacific credits much of the growth from distribution centers relocating out of the congested and ...
The West Nile Virus has made its way to the South County. On Thursday the San Joaquin Mosquito and Vector Control District will step up spraying efforts after traces of the virus, which already claimed the life of one county resident this year, appeared in samples taken from a trap in rural South Manteca. Warm temperatures have helped create an environment in which mosquito larvae – which can hatch in just a few inches of ...
MI-WUK VILLAGE – Manteca Fire Captain Keith Scott clutched an incident map, referencing it as the morning briefing unfolded beneath the shade of a pine tree.
Manteca's fastest growing source of municipal revenue isn't property tax nor is it sales tax.
PINE MOUNTAIN LAKE – While many residents at the gated golf community of Pine Mountain Lake scrambled to move out of harm's way from the raging Rim Fire inferno in and around Yosemite National Park over the weekend, Melvin and Joan Kauffman were monitoring the situation from their home in Manteca.
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.
A pedestrian hit by a northbound train late Saturday morning at Center Street was in critical condition at San Joaquin County Hospital, according to a Manteca Police spokesman.
The United Lutheran Church will open its food pantry Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The church is located at 649 West Northgate Drive west of North Main Street in Manteca.
Clarence "Clancy" Rogers has been named as the new manager of the Manteca Museum.
FRESNO (AP) - Trucks loaded with tomatoes, milk and almonds clog the two main highways that bisect California's farm heartland, carrying goods to millions along the Pacific Coast and beyond. This dusty stretch of land is the starting point for one of the nation's most expensive public infrastructure projects: a $68 billion high-speed rail system that would span the state, linking the people of America's salad bowl to more jobs, opportunity and buyers.
Two future high speed route alternatives cut through Manteca.
Deborah Hoffman is a breast cancer survivor. Not once, not twice, but four times. She is living proof that prayers work, and that miracles do happen.
If music gets you in the mood for Christmas and you like to sing there are two opportunities for you to join others in the community to make a joyous noise.
Got expired or unwanted prescriptions clogging up the medicine cabinet?
LATHROP – Almost 60 percent of a position critical to Lathrop Police Services' mission to network with the community will be paid for by a grant.
LATHROP - Manteca High's Most Outstanding Athlete in 1952.
The first of upwards of 1,000 jobs from various business park developments moving forward in Northwest Manteca will materialize by mid-2014.
Julie De Araujo has made a difference in the "heart and soul" department in Bethany Home over the past 15 years. She is leaving to make the community an even better place for seniors to be able to remain in their homes for a lifetime.
The 2013 Health Careers Forum was made possible for some 20 high school students Friday morning at Doctors Hospital of Manteca where they listened to some 10 medical professionals tell their stories and the specifics of their jobs.
Gene Peterson remembers what it was like to have Paul Wiggin as a blocker.