Station 242 was visited on Monday by 35 Brock Elliot School second graders from Ms. Acosta's class. They were full of energy and interesting questions. Captain Breitenbucher, Engineer McLeod, and Firefighter Avant took out all the stops for these kids. Along the tour these 35 lucky second graders were able to learn all about Truck 24 and Engine 242. They were able to see a little about fire station life with a tour of the inside of the station as well as meet our new Fire Marshall Lantz Rey. After the tour of the station and apparatus came the ...
Crime continues to drop in Manteca with one glaring exception - gang violence.
It's not exactly like the world famous Medieval Times that has put the Southern California city of Buena Park on the map.
Jerald Martin sat in his backyard last week as his two children tossed around the Nerf football.
LATHROP – About 190 Lathrop Elementary School students can honestly say they are nowbona fide published writers.
RIPON - Tara Fisher has done it all on the farm, made her mark as an outstanding student at University of California, Santa Cruz and served as a probation officer and unit supervisor in Santa Cruz County .
Inclement weather in January, February, and March failed to slow down growth in attendance and play at the Big league Dreams sports complex.
The median value of homes changing hands in Manteca ended 2.5 years of freefall sometime during the summer of 2009.
Is spending $89,000 on a lobbyist in Washington, D.C., worth it?
Juveniles arrested for burglary in Manteca may soon be forced to wear ankle monitors.
The Class of 2010 at both Ripon High and Ripon Christian High will soon receive their diplomas.
Dale Gray called the triple-attraction combination a win-win for everyone concerned.
It's one thing to try and imitate something historic.
to rest on May 10, 2010 in Modesto, California. She was born on October 29, 1928.She has resided in Modesto, Ca for over 6 years and previously of Manteca. Amalia joins her husband in heaven Jose C. Valdez and their daughter Martha Valdez.
LATHROP – You can run from a lot of things, but you can't run from numbers.
Dr. Darwin Yip, M.D., has joined the staff of the Valley Cancer Medical Center in Manteca as its first full-time radiation oncologist at the state-of-the-art facility located in the 1100 block of Norman Drive.
Manteca reduced irrigation of municipal parks to allow overall water consumption in August to drop 11 percent over August 2013.
Names of three school campuses were left of the text for the $159 million Manteca Unified School District bond on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Complaints against the homeless dumping trash out of Toters and littering neighborhood streets in search of recyclables is prompting the City of Manteca to launch a pilot program using locked residential Toters.
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.
The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.
The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.