A 32-year Manteca tradition - the Three Rivers Indian Lodge Fourth of July Powwow – continues today from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. with the grand entry at 1 p.m.
Manteca Golf Course green fees may go up in order to bring in more green. It's been five years since a rate increase was put in place. The proposal before the City Council Tuesday during their 7 p.m. meeting at the Civic Center isn't to raise rates across the board. Instead, it involves some select rate jumps plus creates new categories of play to encourage more rounds. The goal is to generate revenue by selective ...
Walking around and talking to people is the best – especially on a holiday. It's amazing to me how easy it is to engage just about anyone in a conversation about their lot in life and their history in the community. That was my beat Friday morning at the Manteca Kiwanis Independence Day Pancake Breakfast and the parade that followed. Pulling into the parking lot at David and Sylvia's Restaurant – site of the breakfast ...
It is the ugliest stretch of separated bike path in Manteca. Stretching from South Main Street to Industrial Park Drive, the Moffat Boulevard segment of the 3.4-mile decade-old Tidewater Bike Path is devoid of greenery – save a storm retention basin/park created several years ago by the city. Over the years, suggestions have been made to spend upwards of $700,000 to landscape the entire stretch including landscaping and a pair of entrance plazas. Now municipal ...
A 32-year Manteca tradition - the Three Rivers Indian Lodge Fourth of July Powwow – continues today and Sunday.
The Sunrise Kiwanis sponsored Independence Day parade conducted on Friday along Main Street and Center Street attracted numerous participants.
Lauren Braga just couldn't wait. Seconds after workers gave the OK Thursday afternoon that everything was fine for the Baccilieri Park's just-installed playground equipment, Lauren - grinning like the Cheshire Cat - was scrambling up a ladder to become the first kid to christen the new slide. Lauren wasn't the only one anxious to see the construction fence come down around the playground in the triangle-shaped park bounded by Wetmore, Stockton and Vine streets just ...
Buyers – taking advantage of a market many are now calling a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in terms of affordability – snapped up 1,765 existing homes for sale in the past 18 months.
It looked like a makeshift triage center outside of Manteca Presbyterian Church Thursday evening.
Aerial fireworks launched near the Big League Dreams sports complex will cap off today's early bird Independence day celebration in Manteca.
RIPON – The once majestic community fireworks display held the last several years at Mistlin Park is just another casualty in the budget crisis that is forcing cities to cut even their most popular programs in order to save staff.
'Indiana Jones' is the featured presentation this Saturday, July 4, during Movies in the Park at Woodward Park. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. followed at 6 p.m. by live music. The movie starts at around 9 p.m. There is a $1 charge for those 12 and over to help cover city costs. People are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and jackets. Mosquito repellent is also suggested. The movies are being presented by DeCristo Productions.
Braata, a local Reggae Rock band, will start the entertainment at the Manteca Independence Day Celebration today at 4 p.m., at the Big League Dreams sports complex.
Lisa Stallings has concerns about the Manteca housing market. The local realtor for RE/Max continues to see people lose their jobs and subsequently their homes. "It's really difficult to place them in a rental because their credit is already destroyed (after losing their home)," said Stallings, who attended the City of Manteca's second and final stakeholder workshop for the Housing Element Update held Wednesday afternoon in the Senior Center. Rik Keller, a planning consultant for ...
LATHROP – No fireworks lit up the evening sky. No long lines waited for free hot dogs being barbecued by community volunteers. And there was no band playing patriotic songs during the five-hour Picnic in the Park celebration Tuesday evening.
If Emmanuel Torres ended up on the street tomorrow, he wouldn't fare so well. For starters, the 15-year-old vice president of the Manteca Boys and Girls Club's Keystone Club - a leadership academy for teenagers -- struggled with piecing together a makeshift shelter that only needed tape and staples to finish. Even with a handful of helpers, Torres couldn't manage get the thick cardboard walls to stick to the wooden frame that had shielded him ...
Ripon High School senior Paige Burrell is moving on to the next chapter in her volleyball career and has accepted a scholarship to play for a NCAA Division II school - Nyack College in Nyack, NY.
A two-year-old child is recovering at Children's Hospital in Oakland after being run over by her parents' pick-up truck. The vehicle was parked in the family's driveway at Alfonso Lane in Manteca shortly before 1 p.m. on Sunday. The status of the child is unknown as of press time; however, a Manteca Police spokesman said the child was "alert and crying" when officers arrived at the scene. According to preliminary investigations, only one of the ...
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PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix police officer and firefighter both died Sunday after suffering critical injuries in separate accidents on the job, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards.
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) - One of several tornadoes that touched down Sunday in Oklahoma turned homes in a trailer park near Oklahoma City into splinters and rubble and sent frightened residents along a 100-mile corridor scurrying for shelter.
LATHROP - Give Every Child a Chance is staging the Ropin' on the River Rodeo hosted by Dell'Osso Family Farm on June 1-2.
SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Sunbathers flocking to Southern California beaches are used to feeding the meter or paying a parking attendant. Not so along the less developed north coast where it's customary to ditch cars on the shoulder of Highway 1 to surf, swim or picnic.
MODESTO (AP) - Seventeen bodies have been removed from a Modesto funeral home after complaints the home was taking too long to cremate the bodies, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California law that requires all semi-automatic handguns to be equipped with technology that stamps its identifying information on bullet casings is now in effect after years of delays.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Thousands of steel tendons used to strengthen the skyway portion of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were exposed during construction to rainfall and salty bay mist, leading to rust and corrosion concerns.
EUREKA (AP) - Two earthquakes rattled the far Northern California coast Saturday morning, but authorities say there are no reports of damage or injuries.
FREMONT (AP) - In a busy factory, machinists move sheets of aluminum roll in the back door to be molded, stamped, twisted and notched into high-tech electric cars that sell for more than $60,000 each.