Precision Automotive was busy as usual on Saturday. Owner Chris Kohl with a small flashlight in hand was in the shop peering at the undersides of cars perched on hydra-lifts. His wife Shelley was inside the office attending to that part of the business.
Sitting at the kitchen table interviewing the retired master sergeant, it was clear that the former tank platoon leader was someone who had given his all in his devotion to country - serving in both Korea and Vietnam.
Manteca is again avoiding paying triple overtime to police officers as well as shaving thousands off the cost of the aerial fireworks by shifting the community's Independence Day celebration to July 3.
Merrill Gardens at Manteca will celebrate Support Our Troops Week by hosting a Big Band Swing Concert played by "Tradewinds Dance Band" on Thursday, June 17, at 6 p.m. at the retirement community located at 430 N. Union Road.
A decade ago developers Mike Atherton and Bill Filios decided to honor the generations of Manteca residents that labored at Spreckels Sugar as well as the sugar plant itself that served as an economic mainstay for 75 years.
The Manteca Unified School District Board was supposed to vote on Tuesday whether they were going to censure trustee Sam Fant for his role in a public political flap that many believe was another step in the fight over getting ousted Weston Ranch Principal Jose Fregoso removed from his position.
Two educational workshops are planned in the Ripon council chambers over the next two weeks with tips and procedures to follow concerning water conservation, according to Ted Johnston, public works director.
The National Weather Service has issued a rare advisory telling Central Valley residents to turn off their lawn sprinklers today through at least Saturday to conserve water as a storm is expected to drop up to 0.25 inches of rain.