Second Harvest Food Bank Executive Director Mike Mallory was driving to work when he noticed the for sale sign at the corner of South Main Street and Industrial Park Drive in front of the B.R. Funsten & Co. distribution center. Mallory mentioned it to his wife Suzanne who happens to serve as Manteca's municipal finance director. She knew how devastating such news could be – B.R. Funsten & Co. is in the top 10 for ...
Manteca Police Sergeant Jodie Estarziau was happy to see business steadily moving Monday afternoon at the Manteca Police Officers Association fireworks booth on the corner of Yosemite Avenue and Union Road. 'Along with help from the Manteca Police Employees Association and several City of Manteca employees, the booth – now in its fourth year of operation – helps to fund the community-wide fireworks show with a donation of 40 percent of their overall profit to ...
Five Manteca area teens – all Manteca Police Explorers – brought home four trophies from the Oxnard Explorer competition in Southern California. Competing with the best from the Los Angeles Police Department to Modesto, Honolulu and Las Vegas and Sonoma, the Manteca team took more trophies than any other department. The Los Angeles Police Department had a total 100 Explorers at the competition. Las Vegas Metro Police Department had 75. Their team was literally the ...
A Sunday night mobile home fire loss was set at $110,000 to the home of Robert Hansen where a pet poodle died of smoke inhalation. Manteca firefighters said losses amounted to $90,000 to the structure and $20,000 to the contents. The alarm sounded shortly before 7:30 p.m. from the Almond Blossom Mobilehome Estates on East Yosemite Avenue after family members reported hearing a loud explosion. Black smoke could be seen rising over Yosemite Avenue from ...
A 32-year tradition perpetuated by the Three Rivers Indian Lodge in Manteca is again taking place this weekend starting on Friday. That tradition is the Fourth of July Powwow. Three Rivers actually has been a part of the Manteca community for the last 35 years, but the first powwows were held in Stockton. All subsequent celebrations were later hosted by the nonprofit Native American drug- and alcohol-treatment facility located on a three-acre piece of property ...
Manteca firemen train their attention to a storage shed to the rear of a mobile home at the Almond Blossom Mobile Home Park on Pestana Avenue Sunday around 7:30 p.m. One mobile home unit was destroyed as well as a shed. Firefighters from the Lathrop-Manteca Department also responded to the call. Losses were placed at $110,000.
RIPON - The Central Valley Am Jam is coming to Ripon on Saturday, July11. The Curt Pernice Skate Park in Ripon is the fourth stop on the tour. The five top overall points earners will also qualify for the California State Games from July 16 through 19, and prizes for the top five skaters in each age group – broken up into nine and under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-17, and 18 and over – will also ...
Fred White knew that when he set out to take his family to the movies he'd be staring at an $80 bill by the time it was all said and done.
Arie Groenveld, 83, was an inquisitive man of habit – he will be sorely missed. Walking from his home insurance office every morning to the post office – nearly half a mile – he would whistle on his way and greet anyone he met. It was his way and it became a habit. Community members were quick to recognize Arie on the street – they would wave and he would wave back. He was definitely ...
The collapse of housing prices – plunging from a high median of $413,000 some 33 months ago to $178,000 today – have significantly increased housing affordability in Manteca.
LATHROP – July is when summer really sizzles in the valley. But the real sizzler on Saturday, July 11, will be Valverde Park in Lathrop. With about two-dozen barbecue chefs expected to turn out for the International Barbecue Competition and Festival, you won't even need a GPS to show you the way to the Fifth Street community park. Just follow your nose and the aroma of charbroiled chicken and pork ribs will lead you to ...
The Manteca Chamber of commerce mixer was held at Big League Dreams sports complex.
Manteca Ripon Pentecost Society held their 90th annual celebration.
The homeless in Manteca aren't – for the vast majority – drug abusers or lazy.
Best-selling author and natural health coach Elodia Tate is the featured speaker for the July 15 Manteca Women's Connection luncheon.
The race is on to raise the funds needed for the installation and dedication of the mural honoring the veterans of World War II.
The holidays are a time for reflection.
Not everyone thinks spending $30,000 for a "high visibility" crosswalk on Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive is a wise move.
Tiffany Garland scanned the phone list and looked for people that she thought might be willing to make donations.
Folks in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop counted their blessings and then shared them with the less fortunate.
The sign on the side of the closet on wheels said it all: "The church has left the building."
The Manteca Senior Center, 275 Cherry Lane, will host the annual Breakfast with Santa youth event on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 9 a.m.
The Women of the Moose will be hosting a Holiday Boutique as a fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Manteca Moose Lodge, 1185 N. Main Street.
OAKLAND (AP) - Authorities say a woman jumped from the third level deck of the Oakland Raiders' home stadium, injuring herself and a man who tried to catch her.
The investigation is continuing into the exact cause of a solo accident in which a truck hauling 50 tons of rice straw plunged off the Clavey River Bridge Friday morning. The driver, Tyler Jennings Wilson of Manteca, 26, was killed.
Flames and billowing black smoke that could be seen for several miles resulted from a fire that caused $230,000 in damage to a Manteca home in the 400 block of Chestnut Avenue in north central area Manteca about 1 p.m. Sunday.
Commemorative wine glasses are being provided for the three hour "Taste of Ripon" Wine stroll on Thursday, Dec. 5, courtesy of the McManis Winery as part of the $25 ticket donation to the Ripon Chamber of Commerce.
For the past seven years, the City of Manteca has been required to notify residents that some water delivered by the City was out of compliance with regulatory requirements. The primary cause of the non-compliance was arsenic, a naturally occurring element commonly found in ground water.
It was over two years ago that Neal Plymate ran away from home.
Manteca Unified's Transitional Student Success Program can be a haven for homeless students.