In Saturday's front page story "City asks police: Give up raises for 2 years, forgo uniform allowances & pay more PERS" it was incorrectly stated that officers are being asked to "pay 5% percent more to their Public Employees Retirements System that would kick their contribution from $260 to $445". The 5 percent more in PERS payments raises an officer's contribution an additional $260 to $445 on top of the 9% ($468 to $802) that ...
The first day of the annual harvest festival at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church took place on Saturday on Cambridge Drive in Lathrop. Mexican food, games for the entire family and other attractions continue today on the church grounds.
80 years ago August 29, 1929 The Palace of Amusement hall has recently undergone a thorough job of overhauling and has been put in splendid condition for the American Legion Forty-nine celebration and costume dance for September 14. The building, both inside and out, has been repainted. The underpinning of the floor has been re-braced, the dance floor sanded and waxed. 70 years ago August 24, 1939 Statistics related to expenditures made ...
With his knees on an Islamic prayer rug facing Mecca, Imam Mohammed El Farra led several dozen Muslims through their Friday prayers on the first day of Ramadan – the ninth month of the Islamic calendar where fasting is the norm to teach modesty and sacrifice.
It might seem like a glamorous job to those who walk through the front door and grab a seat at the booth.
The Manteca Police motorcycle unit of five officers did well in Saturday's competition hosted by the Rancho Cordova Police Department – definitely making a name for themselves among their peers.
Two "cover models" - Manteca Fire Captain David Marques and Manteca Firefighter John Viss - have agreed to volunteer to help the Manteca Boys & Girls Club raise funds to keep the doors open during the current tough economic times to serve 1,500 kids.
The fifth annual Fairways Fore Foster Kids" golf tournament will take place on on Friday, Sept. 11 at the Manteca Golf Course. The tournament proceeds will go toward the support of Agape Villages Foster Family Agency.
Joni Morris plans Patsy Cline tribute concert at MJC MODESTO - Modesto Junior College will present "A Tribute to Patsy Cline" concert starring Joni Morris and the After Midnight Band on Friday, Sept.11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus. A country music singer, Morris is a nationally acclaimed entertainer, songwriter and recording artist from Stockton. Receiving rave reviews coast to coast, she travels ...
It shouldn't have surprised anyone when Brieanne Jansen rocked the stage Wednesday night for the third week of Manteca Idol's opening rounds at Chez Shari.
It's something of a new concept at city hall: Work with your customers to make their lives easier and more productive.
Sunday concert features Manteca bands Braata & Facade, two local bands will be performing their original music at this year's annual summer concert, at the Center Plaza in Modesto on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m. Braata has been together for 11 months and has just finished their first CD which will be available for the first time at the concert for $10. Facade with their unique alternate rock music has been working on ...
Aggressive conservation efforts by South San Joaquin Irrigation District ditch tenders and farmers has helped free up 30,000 acre feet of water to assist other regions hard hit by California's third straight year of drought.
When Donnie Clark was cleaning the windows on an East Manteca home Tuesday afternoon, the process meant much more to him than just another job.
The annual "Tip a Firefighter" event took place Wednesday at the Applebee's in Manteca. The Manteca Firefighters Association conducted the event to benefit the Give Every Child a Chance after-school tutoring program.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Three children and two adults have suffered minor injuries after a school bus crashed into a home at a Texas military base.
Tragedy on the Highway 120 Bypass struck once again as yet another semi-truck and trailer collided with cars stopped in the eastbound lanes, just west of the South Main Street overcrossing.
The Mad Scientist is at it again.
Calla High School's staff and students are adopting American troops this Christmas. To that end, they are teaming up with the Cpl. Charles O. Palmer II Memorial Troop Support Program founded by Chuck and Teri Palmer after their son who was in the Marine Corps was killed in action in Iraq on May 5, 2007.
LATHROP – If all goes according to plan, the City of Lathrop will save upwards of $1 million over the course of the next 25 years.
The power hungry Silicon Valley could be helping Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon electrical users eventually obtain lower rates.
If Mike Midgley has a future in television, he's not saying.
Like most Americans, Michael Eggman reached his breaking point with politics over the course of the last two weeks.
The Health Services Department of Manteca Unified will offer flu shots free of charge on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
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.