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What a difference a decade makes.

July 22, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


30 volunteers help keep Manteca SAFE

With more than three decades of fire experience under his belt, Bob Scharmann knows a thing or two about what it means to be a firefighter.

July 22, 2010 | Jagada Chambers | NEWS


Aquatic center & water park?

An aquatic center – complete with Olympic-sized swimming pool for competition coupled with a water park – is considered by a consultant as the best way for Manteca to develop a part of the 111 acres the city owns that fronts the Highway 120 Bypass immediately west of Big League Dreams and Costco.

July 21, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


LM Fire may close 3 of 4 stations

LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District may close one or two of its remaining three fire stations that are still open, lay off 10 firefighters, and demote some of its personnel as it struggles to grapple with a budget deficit of $336,244.78 right at the start of the 2010-11 fiscal year on Sept. 1.

July 21, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Bull serving as consultant for six months for just dental & health plan

RIPON - Ripon's retiring police chief Richard Bull is being contracted by the City Council to serve as a consultant to the interim chief of police for the next six months.

July 21, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


She’s taught over 5,000 kids to swim including Olympian

Sigrid Laird has been a household name for over 40 years, having taught some 5,000 children how to swim, ranging in age from toddlers to high school seniors.

July 21, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Property values drop 1.5%

New home construction valued at $110 million in 2009 is effectively cushioning the City of Manteca from suffering substantial property tax revenue drops for the fiscal year that started July 1.

July 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Library Park expansion on track for October

The final obstacle that was holding up the Library Park expansion - getting agreement between Verizon, Comcast, and PG&E for the location of various utility lines - has been resolved.

July 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golf tourney supports Manteca K-9

The Manteca Police Canine Unit is in need of funding – a scheduled golf tournament on August 14 is hoped to make a difference.

July 20, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Old Mars store now eBay trading outlet

An on-line and in-store consignment seller has taken over the old Mars Department Store in downtown Manteca after being shuttered for a number of years.

July 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


3 months of free electricity

You could go three months out of the year without paying PG&E a cent for electricity.

July 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Teens feel comfortable & safe at Boys & Girls

Keeping teens busy is the key to preventing them from getting into trouble or setting out on the wrong path.

July 19, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Behling vows to focus on ‘inner workings’ of city government

Solid waste route drivers would become the first line of defense against blight if Manteca City Council hopeful Richard Behling has his way.

July 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Free vials of LIFE at farmer’s market

Free vials of "LIFE" will be distributed Tuesday during the downtown Manteca Farmers Market from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Library Park.

July 19, 2010 | | NEWS


Writing project volunteer grows with program

About three years ago, Jerry Schossow made the mistake of volunteering his service to learn the production side of the Great Valley Writing Project.

July 19, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


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IT’S SERIOUS, FOLKS

Four winters. Four consecutive years of drought.

February 25, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


63 PARKS & COUNTING

Manteca hit a milestone three month ago when the city completed its 63rd park facility.

February 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Help sought to spruce up veterans graves

There are hundreds of veterans buried at the pioneer East Union Cemetery in Manteca. The markers on many of the gravestones, through the years, have deteriorated and have become weather-worn.

February 25, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Blight fight continues along Moffat

Manteca's ugly ducking thoroughfare - Moffat Boulevard - is inching closer to swan status.

February 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Murder suspect faces other charges

If the murder case won't be enough to potentially keep Richard Howard Watkins behind bars for life, the other charges very likely will.

February 25, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


CAR IN IHOP

Manteca's IHOP restaurant isn't a drive-thru.

February 24, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Moffat best spot for dog park?

The City of Manteca wouldn't be able to build the Moffat Community Center this year for $1.16 million unless it deferred meeting the same landscape requirements it imposes on the private sector.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Forced sales will cost $1.1M

Manteca taxpayers could lose $1.1 million by a state forced sale of three parcels.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Schools aim to cut water use by 20%

Manteca Unified is taking the drought seriously.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Honorees persevere through struggles

They shared stories of struggles and perseverance.

February 23, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


LEARNING TO SUCCEED

Carol Davis is dedicated to helping struggling students turn on the proverbial light switch in their minds.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wheat gave way to watermelons, grapes & almonds

Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region after the Gold Rush in a bid to make a living.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Weston School on target for re-opening

The reconstruction taking place at Weston Elementary School appears on schedule for completion by the start of the next school year.

February 22, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


NEW MELONES ‘PUDDLE’

Tulloch Lake is going to disappear by this fall.

February 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca man dies while in jail custody

Last week a 27-year-old Manteca man was discovered dead in a county jail cell after Manteca Police officers arrested him earlier that night for public intoxication outside of a 7-Eleven convenience store.

February 21, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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