Delete Relief is on its way for Manteca firefighters in Twain Harte battling the Rim Fire. Lathrop-Manteca Fire Chief Gene Neely is also coming home. Neely will be replaced by Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters on Friday. Neely has commanded a San Joaquin County strike team that has been on the fire line of two separate incidents since Sunday, Aug. 18. The fleet of Type-3 engines, which specialize in fighting wildland fires, was originally deployed ...
San Joaquin County's economy keeps on trucking - literally. Transportation and warehousing jobs have grown 18 percent in San Joaquin County since 2000 compared to overall net job growth of less than 2 percent. Trucking per se is the fastest growing source of jobs in San Joaquin County. A study by the Eberhardt School of Business at the University of Pacific credits much of the growth from distribution centers relocating out of the congested and ...
The West Nile Virus has made its way to the South County. On Thursday the San Joaquin Mosquito and Vector Control District will step up spraying efforts after traces of the virus, which already claimed the life of one county resident this year, appeared in samples taken from a trap in rural South Manteca. Warm temperatures have helped create an environment in which mosquito larvae – which can hatch in just a few inches of ...
MI-WUK VILLAGE – Manteca Fire Captain Keith Scott clutched an incident map, referencing it as the morning briefing unfolded beneath the shade of a pine tree.
Manteca's fastest growing source of municipal revenue isn't property tax nor is it sales tax.
PINE MOUNTAIN LAKE – While many residents at the gated golf community of Pine Mountain Lake scrambled to move out of harm's way from the raging Rim Fire inferno in and around Yosemite National Park over the weekend, Melvin and Joan Kauffman were monitoring the situation from their home in Manteca.
Norm Knodt's recollections of his service in Vietnam are being incorporated into The Vietnam Center and Archive collection at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.
GROVELAND (AP) - At Ike Bunney's dude ranch near the Sierra community of Tuolumne City, all creatures have been evacuated as firefighters brace for an intense battle to keep a wildfire raging north of Yosemite National Park out of mountain communities.
Congressman Jeff Denham was introduced to the $1.2 million MAKOplasty robotic system at Doctors Hospital of Manteca to learn how easy it is to navigate the robotic arm to perform a partial knee replacement.
Bids are being sought to complete the landscaping in Woodward Avenue medians west of Airport Way.
Ripon Fire Chief Dennis Bitters has been to the fire line, where 7-foot flames have scorched an area of the Mother Lode nearly as large as the city of San Francisco.
LATHROP - Ron and Susan Dell'Osso don't want to start a food fight. They were getting inundated with complaints about their plans to stage a 5K Food Stomp and Tomato Fight on Sept. 21. That included two dozen people who threatened to picket the couple's popular Pumpkin Maze in October. So they decided to cancel the event. More than 1,000 pre-registrants are having their $55 fees returned. "People were upset because they thought we were ...
Some people lose $12 a year in simple pocket change. But for the next month, that small amount of money will give a child the opportunity to participate in any one of a number of programs that will enrich their lives and give them a fighting chance to stay out of trouble and off the street. That's because through Sept. 27, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Manteca and Lathrop are charging half of the ...
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Thick smoke from a massive wildfire at Yosemite National Park more than 150 miles away kept Reno school children indoors Friday as the air quality index approached the rare "very unhealthy" zone and county health officials expanded pollution warnings into the weekend.
WESTON RANCH - West Walker and the Weston Ranch Community Association will mark its one-year anniversary with a celebration of its leaders.
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.
Kaiser Manteca nurses are pounding the pavement today at Woodbridge at Del Webb to share with the residents their concerns about the state of health services at the West Yosemite Avenue medical facility.
A 19-year-old Sacramento man has been arrested on attempted murder charges associated with an early morning double shooting Sept. 7 in a Victory Avenue home south of Alameda Street and east of Union Road, just blocks north of the Manteca Police Department.
FRENCH CAMP –Jeffrey Michael thought of the people at "Restore the Delta" as a "bunch of hippies" when they first papered his car with their mantra.
It may soon be legal to "speed" on Cottage Avenue and Atherton Drive based on current posted speed limits.
San Joaquin County Undersheriff Jon Picone had a few things that he wanted to talk about to the Manteca TEA Party Patriots as their featured guest Thursday night.