Kevin Wentworth was recently recognized by Golfweek Magazine as one of the top 25 collegiate players of the past 25 years.
A wide array of restaurants will be participating in the 17th Annual Gourmet Sampler sponsored by the Manteca Historical Society on Sunday, March 8, at the Senior Center.
Most Manteca City Hall offices are going to be closed 29 extra days this year. Nine are unpaid furlough days while the other 20 days are to allow the city to expand service hours for the public on the days offices remain open. It is part of a two-prong approach by the city to reduce costs in the face of a looming $11.3 million deficit in the fiscal year starting July 1 as well as ...
Emergency medical technician (EMT) John Airrington has turned his focus on abandoned horses – a result of the economic downturn – hoping to keep as many as possible away from the slaughter house.
RIPON – Educators can now breathe somewhat of a sigh of relief now that the California budget impasse appears to be over.
Ron Strmiska Sr. is the patriarch to a family of race car drivers. His two sons, Ron Jr. and Ryan, are racers. Ross, Ron Sr.'s 22-year-old grandson, competes in the stock car circuit. His example is blazing forth a family tradition. "I've always had good help and sponsorship," said the older Strmiska. "Those are two things you need to become a racer." A retired race car driver since 2000, Strmiska is part of the Manteca ...
Yes, there are bingo games. You may even find someone crocheting. But don't assume that's all the Manteca Senior Center is about.
RIPON - The Ripon Chamber of Commerce presents the 47th Annual Blossom Festival Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Mistlin Sports Park 1202 E. River Road.
It is a grating noise that Richard Behling says often keeps him up all night. It comes from his next door neighbors who have an outside commercial ice machine churning out ice for their business that is also located next door – a catering company that at one time had four trucks parked on site plus has numerous delivery trucks coming and going throughout the day. The catering business – which Behling contends is an ...
Terri Pasquini's enthusiasm for art is reflected in her tireless efforts to help create five downtown murals.
LATHROP - The City of Lathrop has an investment that perhaps no other incorporated city in San Joaquin has.
The Manteca Tennis Center on Union Road is expected to draw upwards of 100 enthusiasts of one of the fastest growing sports – pickle ball.
RIPON – Stephanie Hobbs is hoping that the community will literally run for the chance to have a state-of-the-art athletic facility.
90 years ago February 21, 1919 P. Montague was awarded the contract for the main sewer and though he furnished the bond and seemed to be anxious to get his contract completed, little has been done. At a meeting of the city trustees Monday night, a letter from him was read notifying them that he would not complete the contract. The trustees are not to be fooled and City Attorney J. R. Scott advised them ...
Atherton Homes is building a 1,572 square foot home with three bedrooms and two bathrooms at 1013 Barbados Street for $124,258.
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 ...
By DENNIS WYATT
By JASON CAMPBELL
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.