Manteca's latest weapon against crime isn't a high-tech gadget. It is a police car. More accurately, it is an empty police car. The Manteca Police Department has started deploying unmanned police cars in strategic locations around town where speeding, crime and vandalism have been a major issue. The goal is to keep people guessing whether there is an officer nearby. It could be the case even if the units that Manteca Police spokesman Rex Osborn ...
Good friends and family. Live music - much of it original. Bright stars and the moon. A gentle Delta breeze rustling the leaves. And, oh yeah, a movie. The movie is almost an afterthought to many who are spending Saturday evenings this summer enjoying arguably the best entertainment bargain in Manteca – Movies in the Park at Woodward Park. The gates open at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the Woodward Park storm basin. There is a ...
RIPON – A proposed renewable power project that could slash through portions of Mistlin Sports Park and a residential housing development has lost one of its principal backers.
Nestled in the rustic Stanislaus River canyon below the western horizon from busy Highway 108-120 in the bottomland of Tuolumne County is arguably the most critical chunk of concrete ever poured when it comes to powering the Manteca economy.
The world's greatest bar band is coming to San Joaquin County. George Thorogood & the Destroyers, known for such hits as "Bad to the Bone," "Move it Over," and "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer," will be performing at the Lodi Grape Bowl on July 24. Tickets are $29 and available by logging on to www.loditickets.com. The show is being promoted by the City of Lodi Parks & Recreation Department, the Jam Factory, and Real ...
The Manteca Lions are conducting a southern-style BBQ rib dinner on Saturday, July 11, at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane. The social hour is from 6 to 7 p.m. while dinner and raffle follows from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 a person. They are available by calling John Hinson at 485-8334, Lisa Stallings at 679-5835, Dave Macedo at 598-1900, or Rob Norlinger at 601-4039.
RIPON – What has become one of the popular youth sporting destinations in Northern California will soon have its own concession company. Tonight the Ripon City Council will ponder a proposal submitted by Gary Glendenning that would make him the exclusive concessionaire to the Mistlin Sports Park – the city owned property that continues to be a massive draw for everything from soccer and baseball tournaments to family reunions. What was once nothing more than ...
Manteca has 37 park projects on the books that will cost in excess of $62.5 million. Of the projects, 22 have restricted funding in place totaling $3,338,470. The City Council earlier this year instructed staff to fast track projects that have funding in place and won't impact the general fund to take advantage of dropping construction costs plus to generate private sector jobs. The money can't be used except for the purposes that it has ...
Two Manteca Police motorcycle officers won first and second place honors in last weekend's Sixth Annual Extreme Motor Officer Training Challenge in Carson City, Nevada.
Federal stimulus funds could make it possible for Manteca to reduce response time to 2,500 households in the northwest portion of the city.
The younger brother of Thursday's murder victim said he warned his sister and registered nurse Tevanie Deanne Tellez, 35, her husband was going to kill her and she would leave her children without a mother if it happened.
Two contracts designed to upgrade water and sewer service in Manteca are expected to be issued by the City Council on Tuesday.
Volunteers helped place 2,400 flags on the Fourth of July as part of the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's Flags Over Manteca project.
The Knights of Columbus and the Manteca Children's Foundation will be sponsoring the upcoming Antone Raymus Golf Tournament.
Braata – a Manteca-based reggae rock band was among the performers at the Independence Day celebration at the Big League Dreams sports complex. Among the band members are, from left, Amanda Grey, Andrew Garcia, and Nick Sagaser.��
The newly drawn Manteca Unified trustee map which brings to seven – up from the current five – areas represented by the elected members of the Board of Trustees was approved Tuesday by a majority vote of 4-3.
A grass-root effort to prevent Kaiser Permanente from continuing to eliminate services and possibly save the Manteca hospital from closing its doors appears to be gaining support.
The Blossom Express is expected to feature some new and improved transit service come Nov. 5.
Since its inception three years ago, Roselia Aguilar has attended every Family Reading Night function at Sequoia School.
Paula Treick DeBoard knows writing.
NEW YORK (AP) - After 20 years, it's possible for the details of a relationship to get fuzzy.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL.
Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Mormon congregations don't typically require members to have transportation, commit to active participation, accept assignments, be employed and forgo any church welfare.
Scott Hamilton, 34, of Manteca survived a three-car pileup Sunday morning on Highway 120 south of Sonora that claimed two lives of the occupants of an oncoming vehicle at Keystone Ranch.
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - A couple accused of killing their 5-month-old daughter by giving her a bottle of formula with heroin in it were charged with manslaughter on Friday.
Employee handbooks don't have protocols for apocalyptic episodes.
Connor McKinney didn't sprint over to one of the pedal cars that awaited him on the speedway at Dell'Osso Farms, but he didn't quite walk either.
Nearly three scores of students added STAR power to the Manteca Unified Board of Education meeting on Tuesday. Some even shone twice as bright.
Gun control legislation is typically considered a slam-dunk in California.