There's no doubt that California Carnival Co. President Kevin Tate would see a lot more business if the carnival that he finished setting up Wednesday afternoon were closer to the Crossroads Street Faire.
Agricultural production is down in San Joaquin County and the surrounding areas. In some cases, according to California Farm Bureau President Bruce Blodgett, numbers are down as much 20 to 30 percent on certain crops and tree nuts and up to 50 percent on others when compared to last year. And the reason behind the production slowdown is quite simple, says Blodgett – they just don't have the workforce needed to handle the load. That' ...
Manteca Police officer Mike Kelly was humbled by the recognition he and his wife Margaret received at Tuesday night's City Council meeting for stepping up to help three homeless children by taking them into their home for three months.
LATHROP - At least 2,500 people are going to get down and dirty Saturday at Dell'Osso Family Farm off Interstate 5 at Manthey Road.
Lathrop is in a quandary. They have large scale distribution center development in the Crossroads Center wanting to move forward while housing construction - including the 11,000-home River Islands at Lathrop - is starting to fill the air with the sound of pounding hammers. But Lathrop could be stymied by what may soon be a lack of sewer capacity. It'll cost $20 million and take several years if not longer to expand an existing high ...
Juliene Flanders is no stranger to organizing events. She's also no stranger to reaching out in an attempt to draw people to events. It's what she's done for nearly her entire career – making parks and recreation programs in Turlock and Oakdale successful for the residents of those communities. So when she took the job as the chief executive officer of the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau, and saw the magnitude of the annual Crossroads ...
The Place of Refuge in Manteca is playing host today to a "listening session" with Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Modesto) on the subject of immigration reform. It will be held from 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. in the church's sanctuary.
If you are unemployed in Central Manteca you might want to put on your resume that you could be worth at least $187,200 in state tax credits if the right company hires you.
It's just a matter of time before Manteca's $7.3 million transit station is completed.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The people of Stockton will feel financial fallout for years after a federal judge ruled Monday to let the city become the most populous in the nation to enter bankruptcy.
LATHROP – When it comes to the condition of its pavement, Lathrop fares better than most.
Nick Hafer, 24, took on the challenges of serving as an "Au Pair" in Switzerland to the children of two married doctors – a general practitioner and an Ob/Gyn – for some 14 months after graduating from college last year.
Manteca's main retail hub one day is expected to create a continuous 3.5-mile ribbon along Atherton Drive from the future McKinley Avenue interchange to a point just west of Wellington Avenue.
LATHROP - Jasmine Ivey burst onto the scene at Lathrop High waving pom-poms and leading cheers.
LATHROP – The water meters in the older section of Lathrop aren't functioning properly.
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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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.