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 ...
The women and men in pink provide a service to the community in giving thousands upon thousands of dollars in scholarships to future doctors and nurses struggling to earn their degrees.
Manteca is dedicating more than just a transit center Tuesday. The city is opening a meeting facility that is in direct competition with two privately operated event facilities, the Manteca Senior Center, as well as the FESM and MRPS halls. The City Council on Tuesday - just four hours after they dedicate the $6 million transit center at noon - will meet to consider a rental policy for the community room at the facility located ...
Cooking has forever been one of my weaknesses. I don't think you'll be able to find too many sports writers that like to cook or work on cars. Cooking is not something I like to do, nor did I think it was something I would legitimately enjoy. On Sunday morning my 27-year old grown self participated in a cooking class for children hosted by Kitty's Kitchen located at 532 N. Main St. in Manteca. It ...
Mallory Lise Myers spent part of her summer involved in the regional National American Miss pageant.
Melvin Luiz is ready to throw in the towel. Like several dairy farmers in the area, the Manteca High School graduate is giving up the family business that his parents started several decades ago south of the Highway 120 Bypass.
Call it smart irrigation. The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is considering replacing canals serving 72,000 acres of farmland in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon with a pressurized delivery system controlled by computers that would arm ditch tenders with tablets and growers with smartphones. It would replicate the successfully pressurized system put in place in Division 9 south of Manteca and west of Ripon two years ago. It has allowed growers who had been using groundwater ...
When Anahi Quintero started appearing in pageants, she never thought that one day she'd grace the cover of a magazine.
There's good news for a change for the Golden State's dairy ag business. Data released by the California Department of Food and Agriculture indicates that during the first six months of 2013, the state's dairy farmers received over $400 million more from California cheese makers and other dairy processors than they did in 2012. That's a jump from $3.2 billion in 2012 to $3.6 billion in 2013 for the same period from January to July, ...
Left turns at as many as five T-intersections along Louise Avenue between Union Road and Main Street could become a thing of the past.
FRENCH CAMP – Ever wanted to learn about law enforcement tactics and procedures? The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department is going to make that possible. Starting Sept. 4, the department will begin its annual Citizen's Police Academy at the Sheriff's headquarters in French Camp – providing an up-close and hands-on look at what those behind the badge do on a daily basis. For $40, participants will spend three hours every Wednesday, for 10-weeks, working with ...
One of the challenges that costume coordinators of Disney's "Cinderella Kids" faced was getting the right fit.
The Meadowlands Neighborhood Block Party had neighbors working together toward a successful National Night Out on Tuesday with barbecues, potluck dishes, drinks and desserts in the 1000 block of Gladiola Lane.
Robert Iniquez has very little experience in organizing weight-loss contests. In fact, he has none. "This will be our first," said Iniquez, head trainer at Manteca's CORE Performance. "I've been training people for well over five years now, but as far as big contests go, this will be my first time trying to set up something like this." But the former two-sport athlete does understand competition and how it demands the very best of people. ...
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.
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.