An intoxicated 30-year-old homeless man with the last name of Swanson was clipped by a westbound Union Pacific train and dragged 70 yards near the Yosemite Avenue crossing shortly after 6 p.m. Monday. The man escaped serious injury and reportedly only had shoulder abrasions. He was transported to a local hospital.
RIPON – As a lifelong Ripon resident, Megan Kuhn has nothing but fond memories of growing up around the Almond Blossom Festival.
The Manteca Garden Club welcomes garden enthusiasts in the Central Valley to attend their next meeting on Monday, Jan. 18, at 12:30 p.m. at the McFall Room of the Manteca Public Library to hear Diana Montgomery speak on "Four Seasons of Color" for your garden.
RIPON - Two Ripon women have stepped up to the plate and hit the ball out of the park in saving the Meals on Wheels program and enhancing the meals program at the Ripon Senior Center.
Manteca could end up with its best January since 2000 for new housing starts.
The Central Valley's only visitor' center between Merced and Sacramento officially opens today in Manteca.
Bob Piccinini – the Manteca High graduate who helped build the family grocery business into more than 250 stores – is speaking during Thursday's Manteca Historical Society meeting.
More roundabouts could be in Manteca's future as a strategy to reduce the cost of housing, cut vehicle air pollution, and contain future city costs.
Elizabeth Emken is no stranger to the political arena.
The public is invited to enjoy Bingo Schmingo music, a lively musical presentation full of interactive songs, stories and dances.
Three free educational seminars concerning estate and long-term care planning, probate, and living trusts will be presented during January by attorney Gina B. Leguira at the Manteca Branch Library.
By DENNIS WYATT
By DENNIS WYATT
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.
The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.
The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.
A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.