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 one-stop permit center in the Community Development Department will be showcased during an open house today at 10 a.m. at the Manteca Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
Give Every Child A Chance is looking for a few dedicated volunteers to make a difference in the life of a students that are challenged in school. Students that struggle with reading and problem solving skills seem to have lost the excitement in learning.
Even though it looked like a playhouse, Manteca's code enforcement officers said the decorative tool shed had to go from behind a fence and nestled too closely next to a home in the 600 block of Pestana Avenue as it was a lingering violation of the building code.
LATHROP - River Islands at Lathrop – the biggest housing development ever envisioned for the Northern San Joaquin Valley – won't probably be building its first home until 2011.
LATHROP – Angelina Navarro-Mays is looking for not just a few talented people.
The runaround at City Hall that many experienced over the years trying to secure permits for building and businesses is finally coming to an end this Thursday with the opening of Manteca's one-stop permit center.
It might have been the last Farmer's Market of the season, but that didn't prevent throngs of people from turning out at Library Park Tuesday afternoon to enjoy the outdoor-themed activities that organizers spent weeks planning.
LATHROP – A peaceful march in memory of the young Lathrop man whose untimely death has become a catalyst for awareness of the many issues affecting the mentally ill will be held Saturday, Sept. 12.
Mike Middleton went beyond expectations for kids when he volunteered to restore a Manteca police unit into a brand new looking gang prevention unit.
What started as a grassroots campaign to raise money for the Second Harvest Food Bank has quickly grown into a massive community event.
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.
A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.