The next time a levee breaks in the Manteca-Lathrop area the response will be even better coordinated than it was during the devastating floods of January 1997.
Amy Sullivan had a helper Wednesday night. It wasn't the standard busboy who assisted the Applebee's waitress in what turned out to be a busy night at the local family restaurant. No, her help came in the form of a reserve firefighter named Matt Canfield that got a crash course in the world of serving and providing customers with what they want when enjoying a night on the town. During the day Canfield makes sure ...
Manteca's struggling general fund that pays for day-to-day municipal operations such as police, fire, streets, and parks has drawn the bulk of the attention since the start of the Great Recession in 2006.
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Bartolo Colon at age 40 is a whippersnapper. To see real longevity on the diamond stop by the Big League Dreams sports complex today or Friday for games at 7 a.m. That's when the 80 year-old-and-up-division competes during the 2013 Northern California Senior Softball Association Hall of Fame Tournament. Play actually goes through Sunday. The earlier starts are so the upper age divisions - the 70 plus, 75 plus, and 80 ...
LATHROP – Chris Lawrence has a vision for the community. It's not all that uncommon. As the Senior Center manager, Lawrence shoots for the moon whenever he thinks up an event or a happening taking the standard haunted house to the next level with a Roswell-themed event a few years back and transforming a standard barbecue competition into a full-on community bash. But with the Community Resource Faire that he's pushing for this weekend, Lawrence ...
Manteca High graduate Jeff Tilton is running for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education Superintendent of Schools.
Various landscaping that hindered view of drivers turning left from Madison Garden Drive onto Lathrop Road was trimmed back or removed by Manteca Parks & Recreation crews on Tuesday.
STOCKTON – BART employees apparently aren't the only transit workers upset with the decisions of management.
Gary Dei Rossi is running for the office of San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools in 2014.
Tori Verber Salazar has secured the endorsement of the Manteca Police Officers' Association for her election as San Joaquin County District Attorney.
The San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District will be spraying various agricultural areas throughout Manteca and Ripon starting today.
One person died and five were injured in a grinding series of rear-end collisions involving six vehicles on the Highway 120 Bypass, 100 yards east of Main Street, at about 3:15 Monday afternoon.
Going paperless for South San Joaquin Irrigation District board meetings could save $1,800 a year.
Good food. Great service. A chance to help a struggling student in need. You can have them all on Wednesday when the Manteca Fire Department once again teams up with Applebee's for the 13th annual Tip a Firefighter fundraiser for Give Every Child a Chance. When Firefighter Wes Chamberlain set out to help organize the event this year, all he really ended up having to do was contact Applebee's to secure the date and have ...
COLUMBIA - It was the second to the last weekend presentation of Oklahoma at the historic Fallon House Theatre Sunday afternoon that ended with a surprise meeting with a former Manteca High English and Theatre Arts instructor from 13 years ago.
Ten years ago Manteca's elected leaders saw the need to create safe bike friendly routes across the 120 Bypass.
It sounded like a decent deal.
Rick Walston has just published his first sci-fi, mini-novel he has entitled, "A Power Beyond Heaven" with some 300 pages.
The Manteca Redevelopment Agency is dead.
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.