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Wheat gives way to grapes, almonds & watermelons

Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region after the Gold Rush in a bid to make a living.

November 14, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


She’s made 124 caps so far for American soldiers

Over the years, Frances Schmiedt has knitted thousands of caps.

November 14, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Obama bucks buying 7,100 trees

Manteca is turning into Joyce Kilmer's kind of town.

November 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Students honor hero Brock Elliott who gave his life serving America

Caroline Thibodeau and Brock Elliott were classmates in third grade at the old Yosemite School in Manteca.

November 13, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


$1.2M in RDA funds goes to rehabilitation of homeless shelter

Redevelopment agency funds are assuring that Manteca's homeless families will have a shelter to turn to for at least the next 55 years.

November 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Missing 20-year-old Manteca man found safe on Thursday

Danail Dodd, 20, who was reported missing since late last Saturday night has called home and told his family members that he is fine and now living out of the area.

November 13, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Forecast: 38 days of snow

LATHROP - The snow has started falling in Lathrop.

November 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca honors service & sacrifices

World War II veteran Ed Kaslin hobbled on crutches, seemingly oblivious to the raw pain from the surgery he had on both knees less than a week ago.

November 12, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Dozen teens fasting to fight global hunger

A group of almost a dozen teenagers will know by the end of this weekend what it feels like to be hungry.

November 12, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Vietnam vets appreciate thank-you gestures

Art Smith stood in formation Thursday afternoon with members of the VFW Post 6311 Color Guard waiting patiently for the time to shift his weapon, drop his weapon, and ultimately fire in the volley that comprised the 21-gun salute.

November 12, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Roots: Soldiers secured America & its freedoms

RIPON - In the shade of a giant evergreen and before a memorial wall of veterans past, Ripon celebrated its Veterans' Day Thursday with a choreographed presentation of speeches, song and prayer.

November 12, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Helped detect Ho Chi Minh Trail

It might be more than 40 years after he wrapped up his service to the United States Navy, but Dave Steffy is still receiving recognition for his efforts during the Vietnam War.

November 11, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


CEMETERY LAWN MOWER DIES

Evelyn Prouty hasn't cut her own lawn for three weeks.

November 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Thanksgiving outlook bleak for more than 750 families

It is beginning to look like hundreds of struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will go without a traditional turkey meal on Thanksgiving and may have to settle for food bank staples such as macaroni and cheese.

November 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


4 Manteca residents aboard disabled ship

What was supposed to be a carefree and relaxing cruise to Mexico has been anything but for four Manteca residents trapped on board the disabled Carnival Splendor that has been floating in Mexican waters since Monday.

November 11, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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Lathrop has funds for first levee work

One thing has been apparent ever since the City of Lathrop began the push to retrofit the levees that protect its residents from a massive ...

May 24, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Zapien: Build Manteca center

The rise of South San Joaquin County isn't lost on Moses Zapien.

May 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CLASS OF 2016

Generations of Manteca-Lathrop residents owe their good health to Dr. Randall K. Yee and his late father Dr. Richard Duck Moon Yee.

May 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Buff valedictorian boasts 4.89 GPA

It was hardly a surprise that Si Jie "Jessica" Tang was valedictorian for Manteca High's Class of 2016.

May 23, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Firm wants to build 6 large spec buildings

If companies in the Bay Area do end up coming to the Lathrop because the land is cheaper and far more plentiful they'll have ...

May 23, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


It’s a clean win for Manteca comedian

Art comes in many different forms.

May 23, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


GRAND SLAM

Ten years this October the first ball was tossed at Big League Dreams - a $30 million sports complex that displaced fields of corn that was ...

May 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BLD got Manteca into the game

It's more than simply six softball fields, an indoor soccer arena, and a pair of restaurants.

May 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Council weans CVB off hotel room taxes

Manteca visitors are expected to spend almost $11 million on hotel rooms - including nearly $1 million in room taxes - in the fiscal year starting July ...

May 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop celebrating its diversity today

Lots of cities talk about celebrating cultural differences.

May 21, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Ripon bank robber gets 25 to life

A career criminal and bank robber who traumatized Ripon tellers in October of 2009 was sentenced Friday in Merced Superior Court to a term of ...

May 21, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SHRINKING CLASS SIZE

Kindergarten class sizes will start shrinking in August at 30 Manteca Unified elementary schools.

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘BADDEST BIKES’

Paul Binford now has his empire.

May 20, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Top Lancers built solid friendships

Jagveer Singh, Aiko Jones and Caitlin Oberman have an intertwining friendship.

May 20, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Dedication of Korean War mural Saturday

The third segment of what some believe is the only mural project of its kind - an effort to recognize the sacrifices Americans endured in five ...

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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