Ronald Benjamin Toppila wasn't a Manteca resident when he stabbed and beat his mother to death in 2004.
The Manteca Golf Course driving range is getting new netting. The City Council Tuesday authorized spending $32,100 to install 500 linear feet of protective netting on 20-foot poles along Crom Street. It will also include a three-foot high cyclone fence along the base to prolong the life of the netting. Judge Netting of Costa Mesa was the low bidder. The cost is being covered by green fees paid by golfers.
The average person looks at a cardboard box and sees a cardboard box. Chuck Palmer looks at a cardboard box and sees a care package that can be sent to troops that are serving around the globe. It's just the way he's wired after shipping literally thousands of boxes to troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, Korea and Kosovo. The packages contain everything from coffee and beef jerky to hand sanitizer and baby wipes. He knows how ...
RIPON – The wheels on the bus will go 'round and 'round next week thanks to a concerned citizen.
Plans to rent the Manteca Transit Center were derailed less than five hours after the $8.3 million building was showcased during an open house.
The Del Webb community of some 800 homes had a number of National Night Out celebrations Tuesday night, but the biggest of them all featured the "Second Chance" five-piece band playing aside the large gazebo in a park near the Airport Way entrance.
LATHROP – Steve and Lisa McDonald know the power of one – as in, working as one. That unity and cooperation has been instrumental in getting rid of the crime and unsavory elements that they found when they moved into the Mossdale Village neighborhood just a block away from City Hall.
Nick Obligacion walked up to a table Tuesday night in Del Webb with a disarming quality you would expect from a Chief of Police.
A motorcycle rider in his 20s was killed in a crash with a semi-container truck at about 2:15 Tuesday afternoon.
A motorcycle rider in his 20s was killed in a hit-and-run crash with a semi-container truck at about 2:15 Tuesday afternoon.
Get ready for an advertising billboard coming to a bus stop shelter near you. The Manteca City Council may approve a five-year contract with Stott Outdoor Advertising to sell advertising at 12 of the city's bus shelters in exchange for a 25 percent cut of the revenue and the firm handling all maintenance issues connected with the shelters. In addition, the Chico-based advertising firm would have the option at its expense of installing additional bus ...
LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District is responsible for more than 40 miles of shoreline.
Conserving water saves money. The South San Joaquin Irrigation District has significantly reduced water used for irrigation in Division 9 south of Manteca and west of Ripon thanks to a pressurized system controlled by computers that went operational two years ago. The savings came despite adding dozens of orchards and other farm operations to the system that previously relied on ground water. The water they saved from the project generated more than enough revenue in ...
Jane O'Brien said dairy farmers "need more unification to have the strength to fight the government."
The barbecue sizzles. Kids dart around the lawn. Ice chills a chest full of soda. It sounds like the perfect summer afternoon. But it serves a dual, if not easily seen, purpose. Keeping neighborhoods safe. In the day-and-age when people drive-further to work even longer hours, spending time with neighbors is often a back-burner affair. A casual wave. A friendly hello. That sort of an environment also makes it easier for somebody to slip down ...
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.
Manteca avoids using enough treated water each year to meet the needs of roughly 9,000 people.
Fifteen years ago Linda Kay read an article in a magazine that changed her life.