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Rent hikes follow Bay Area exodus

George Martinez didn't think much of it when he moved to Manteca to an apartment to avoid the skyrocketing rent costs of the Bay Area.

January 06, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Cars dodge jackknifed semi-truck

A truck tractor pulling an empty 53-foot trailer averted tragedy Tuesday afternoon on rain-slickened Highway 120 just east of Jack Tone Road. The drivers of the several other vehicles involved managed to avoid being crushed in the collisions.

January 06, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Canfield, Haas earn fire crew promotion

Two promotions within the Manteca Fire Department complemented each other as Fire Captain Bill Canfield became a battalion chief and Nick Haas filled the role of captain.

January 06, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Stadium standard workshops

A level playing field of sorts is being sought by the Manteca Unified School District board when it comes to athletics for the district's five existing comprehensive high schools and future campuses such as the one proposed south of the 120 Bypass in Manteca along Tinnin Road.

January 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The San Joaquin

Editor's note: This is the first of an occasional series on rivers, lakes, reservoirs, the Delta and the weather that play a key role in supplying Manteca Ripon, Lathrop and much of the rest of California with water.

January 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mossdale: Final transcontinental railroad link

The final link in the transcontinental railroad was not at the much-celebrated meeting of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific on May 10, 1869 at Promontory, Utah.

January 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop Manteca secures new rescue unit

It was dire times for the Lathrop Manteca Fire District when the county reassessed property values following the collapse of the housing market.

January 05, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


What do you want in city’s first dog park?

The conceptual design for the dog park expected to break ground this year is being discussed - and possibly adopted - Thursday by the Manteca Parks and Recreation Commission.

January 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Drivers enjoy gas below $3 a gallon

Martin Morris didn't think twice when he pulled out his wallet to gas up his Chevy Silverado.

January 04, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Priest rebuked for riding hoverboard during Mass

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine Roman Catholic Church officials have reprimanded a priest for riding a hoverboard and singing a song during Christmas Eve Mass.

January 01, 2016 | | NEWS


100 years of nonstop prayer

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - For more than 100 years, the cloistered nuns known as the Pink Sisters have worked in shifts to ensure nonstop prayer in Philadelphia's Chapel of Divine Love.

January 01, 2016 | | NEWS


Manteca falls in Tracy tournament final

TRACY - Venture Academy slowly pulled out to an 11-point halftime lead Wednesday but did not pull away any further in the second half in winning the championship of the Tracy Breakfast Lions /Tom Hawkins Girls Basketball Tournament by defeating Manteca 70-58 at Swenson Gym.

December 31, 2015 | Dave Campbell | NEWS


MANTECA MAY BAN POT GROWS

Manteca's decision to allow the growing of marijuana for personal medicinal use has triggered a crime wave leading to home invasions, massive pot grows with as many as 700 plants, assaults, wholesale theft of power and water as well as neighborhood issues such as obnoxious smells.

December 31, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The place we call home

The place we call home has its warts, its shortcomings, and its problems.

December 31, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Third arrest in home invasion murder case

The third and final suspect in an Oct. 16 Manteca home invasion murder in the 200 block of Jessie Avenue was captured Wednesday by Alameda Police in a grocery store without incident.

December 31, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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WHO DROPPED THE BALL?

Manteca Unified has failed to seek the inclusion of a number of new Manteca housing projects into a Mello-Roos district that's considered crucial to ...

March 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


12 VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT

The Second Harvest Food Bank is looking for a dozen good citizens to volunteer in its "Mobile Fresh" food distribution system two days a month ...

March 30, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Park Fest celebrates Manteca’s past

If you ask Joe Brocchini what he likes the most about Manteca, you might want to pull up a chair.

March 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Street fair adds Friday kickoff event

The biggest spring shindig in South San Joaquin County is getting bigger.

March 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lazard filling vacancy on Lathrop commission

Diane Lazard is Lathrop's newest planning commissioner.

March 30, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Hair raising over-the-hill experience

The "over-the- hill" expression can have so many connotations.

March 30, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


RIVALS DEADLOCK

It was a tale of two halves Tuesday with Manteca winning the first half and Sierra the second but neither won the game as the ...

March 30, 2016 | Dave Campbell | NEWS


Delta smelt: Water war linchpin

Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series on rivers, lakes, reservoirs, the Delta and the weather that play a key role in ...

March 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Tunnel backers ask for 60-day delay

Petitioners for a "Change in the Point of Diversion" permit before the California State Water Resources Control Board, on Monday requested a second delay in ...

March 29, 2016 | | NEWS


Manteca may surpass 500 new home starts in 2016

Winter is historically the slow month for home building.

March 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop no longer calls massage firms adult businesses

It's a business that definitely has a stigma attached.

March 29, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Diet strategy: Drink water & more water

If I drink any more water I'm going to explode.

March 29, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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