South San Joaquin Irrigation District contends it can still deliver retail power for 15 percent less than PG&E even with a much higher price to acquire the San Francisco-based firm's distribution system in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
SACRAMEMNTO (AP) - Seven of 10 Central Valley levee systems inspected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – including the levee protecting Lathrop and southwest Manteca - do not meet the agency's safety criteria and could be threatened in a flood or storm, officials said Wednesday.
A large cardboard box was delivered to the Manteca Bulletin office Monday morning bearing the name of "The Little Hero: Alesaundra Tafoya". It came from a woman in New Jersey who has never met the three-year-old Manteca girl.
Those who can do creative things with pumpkins - whether it is carving scary or silly faces or else creating anything edible with the orange fruit - have an opportunity to showcase their skills during the upcoming Manteca Pumpkin Fair.
The opening week of the Manteca Idol finals showed us some of the performances that have made the singing competition – which doubles as a Manteca Boys and Girls Club fundraiser – something worth following.
The 16th Annual Bob Camden Essay Contest winners were recognized Monday afternoon at the Manteca Unified School District Office where parents gathered to see their sons and daughters from fourth grade through high school being honored for their writing skills.
Students stomped their feet in the bleachers at the East Union High School's large gym as they cheered on their teammates during the Super Quiz last Saturday – the final and most raucous event at the 2015 San Joaquin County Academic Pentathlon for seventh and eighth grade student.s
Darryl Quaresma - a third generation farmer that parlayed starting work in the family dairy at the age 12 into a multi-faceted agricultural businesses - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.