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Better economy? That’s entertainment!

With unemployment howling at 16 percent and the city general fund anemic, Manteca's leaders are stepping up efforts to generate more jobs and tax revenue.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MILLION DOLLAR MAKEOVER

It's been a tough month for Dave Thompson.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca may spend $89K for lobbyist

Manteca may spend $89,000 to retain a Washington, D.C., based lobbying firm credited with saving the city more than $200,000 annually in federal transit funds.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Entry deadline is Friday for Memorial Day parade

Friday is the deadline for entries into the second annual Manteca Chamber of Commerce Memorial Day parade honoring those who have died Serving America as well as those who returned home safely.

May 15, 2011 | | NEWS


Emergency room nurse one of Tenet’s best

Bernice Field supplements start-of-the-art procedures with her heart and soul to touch the sick and injured as an emergency room nurse at Doctors Hospital of Manteca.

May 15, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Lawmaker seeks end to new law allowing unsupervised parole

SACRAMENTO (AP) - A state senator is seeking to halt a newly enacted state law that allows unsupervised parole for thousands of California convicts released from prison after one former inmate was charged with a double homicide in Southern California.

May 15, 2011 | | NEWS


Debate rages over taxing the rich to help save California schools

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Taxing the rich more to benefit others isn't a new idea, but it has emerged in recent weeks as a potential solution as California tries to salvage its public education system from deep budget cuts.

May 15, 2011 | | NEWS


FARMERS MARKETS GALORE

California is considered the world's Mecca when it comes to variety for fruits, vegetables, and nuts.

May 14, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Union Ranch homeowners may pay $748 yearly for park & landscape upkeep

It may cost buyers of homes in Union Ranch East ultimately $748.14 a year to pay for park and common landscaping maintenance as well as contributing $20,500 annually to an irrigation well replacement fund.

May 14, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Unified ‘Get Fit’ takes place today

Manteca Unified will be hosting the first "Get Fit Day" today at the district office complex on Louise Avenue west of Airport Way from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

May 14, 2011 | | NEWS


California closing 70 state parks

SACRAMENTO (AP) - A quarter of all state parks would close because of budget cuts approved by the state Legislature - from redwood groves along the North Coast to historic mining sites in the Sierra foothills and the Salton Sea in Southern California - under plans announced Friday by Gov. Jerry Brown's administration.

May 14, 2011 | | NEWS


Brown plan eliminates unemployment board

SACRAMENTO (AP) - As part of his revised budget, Gov. Jerry Brown will propose eliminating a state board that has been criticized for providing a highly paid landing spot for termed-out lawmakers looking for work.

May 14, 2011 | | NEWS


Color-ful debate over signs

A tug-of-war has raged behind the scenes for over a year about what colors are the best for long-awaited wayfaring signs designed to help direct visitors to points of interest around Manteca.

May 13, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE PRICE OF FREEDOM

Pastor Mike Dillman knows all too well the price of freedom.

May 13, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Saturday’s garden tour features 90-plus prizes

More than 90 donated items plus two door prizes await lucky visitors to the Manteca Garden Tour Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

May 13, 2011 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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Info meeting Sunday part of effort to form an orchestra

"Vivace" – music in a brisk and spirited manner – is the focal point of a choir and instrumental ensemble being created by veteran educator Barbara Pinto-Choate.

June 22, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


District says it doesn’t sell student information

Is the Manteca Unified School District in the business of selling student information for profit?

June 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


3 FIRES, SAME PLACE

The Manteca Fire Department plans to institute legal steps that could lead to razing a vacant downtown building that caught on fire for the third ...

June 21, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Longer trucks coming to Lathrop Road?

In the end, there wasn't much for the Lathrop City Council to discuss when it came to whether to award the contract for the ...

June 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Traffic stop yields explosive devices

What started out as a routine traffic stop for expired registration ended up requiring the San Joaquin County Metropolitan Bomb Squad.

June 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


BONUS BUCKS DELIVER

Bonus bucks - the money paid by developers to assure sewer capacity certainty over multiple years - is being tapped to support Manteca's efforts to address ...

June 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon bans defecating, urination in public places

The City of Ripon now has a law in place that prohibits urinating and defecating in public places.

June 20, 2017 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


O’s SINK MARLINS

The Spreckels Park Orioles scored in every inning but one Tuesday in the District 67 Minors Tournament of Champions quarterfinal and held the Manteca Marlins ...

June 20, 2017 | Dave Campbell | NEWS


dd’s Discounts store opening on Saturday in Manteca

Manteca's newest retailer - dd's Discounts - is opening Saturday, June 24, in the Stadium Retail Center anchored by Kohl's in space once occupied ...

June 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


HEAT WAVE CANCELS MARKET

What is turning into a record heat wave has prompted the Manteca Chamber of Commerce to cancel the weekly farmers market at Library Park that ...

June 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


HELP ‘NAIL ‘EM’

Two additional Manteca Police in plainclothes will hit the streets starting Friday, July 1, armed with smart phones allowing them to move around Manteca essentially ...

June 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


2,781 homes lose power; Flex Alert in effect

Nearly 2,800 homes were without power - many for as long as six hours - as Manteca was slammed with a heat wave of triple digit ...

June 20, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Adult camper survives being swept away in Stanislaus River at Caswell Park

An adult male camper at Caswell State Memorial Park trying to go after a wayward ball that went in the Stanislaus River got swept down ...

June 20, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Teachers & district reach possible 3-year contract deal

The Manteca Unified School District and the Manteca Educators Association have reached a tentative agreement for a multi-year contract that would prevent the possibility of ...

June 20, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop celebrating incorporation with festivities on July 1

The City of Lathrop and the Lathrop Parks & Recreation Department are staging the city's annual celebration of incorporation on Saturday, July 1, at the ...

June 20, 2017 | | NEWS


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