Surfing is the sport retiring Manteca Fire Chief Chris Haas enjoys the most, and a new epoxy board will make it even better off the beaches near Monterey.
By DENNIS WYATT
The videotape taken at the party where an off-duty Manteca Police officer was alleged to have hit some guests shows him shoving a young man to the floor. The video clip shows Detective Kirk Doty looking angry as he talked to the unidentified guest before pushing him in the chest with both hands.
Winning a coveted spot in the Military Police Warrior Hall of Fame Sam, Gallego, 19, is following in his dad's footsteps toward a career in law enforcement – one of seven out of 7,000 to go through training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Ruthanne Bassett enjoys her job.
Donnie Robinson, a 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist, is attending Saturday's Anderson's 209 Crab Feed to raise funds to construct the Spreckels Recreation Park BMX course.
The words across the front of Lou George's aquamarine T-shirt said it all: "We Know the Right Price."
Super Bowl XLIII involving the Arizona Cardinals against the Pittsburgh Steelers kicks off locally at 3:20 p.m. on Sunday.
Patricia Naber, 41, of Modesto was trapped in her overturned 2005 Lexus SUV after it was broadsided by a 2007 Chrysler sedan driven by Charli Abrew, 31, of Manteca at about 4:20 Tuesday afternoon.
Miss Sparkles Delight will entertain children of all ages at the Manteca Branch Library on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 4 p.m. In her performance, you will find puppets and stuffed animals, magic, and balloon creations. Sparkles has an energetic, fast-paced, mesmerizing show that will keep everyone entertained for well over an hour.
The 39th annual Nile Garden Community Club Crab Feed at the MRPS Hall was held Saturday evening.
More than 300 volunteers from Manteca will be serving as tour guides to about 4,000 third-graders during Wednesday's AgVenture event at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds.
Jim Rachels is managing partner of the California Cougars professional indoor soccer team. He operates his own business - MCR Engineering - and is involved heavily with family activities.
Isadore's Manteca restaurant is the realization of a dream - a dream that will stay alive with the determination of Laurel and Isadore Fang, devoted staff members and the community support they have engendered.
Last month, the City of Ripon saved 8.7 percent in total water consumption based a numbers from a year ago.
LATHROP – It didn't matter to Darwinder Dhoot that 77 percent of those that voted in November of 2012 wanted it.
The Napa Valley area is under a state of emergency following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck between Napa and American Canyon at 3:20 a.m. today. This was the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, almost 25 years ago.
There are busy seasons.
The Color the Skies hot air balloon extravaganza coming next weekend to Ripon is made possible by teamwork with volunteers from churches, schools and the community at large.
Manteca popped up on McWhinney Development's radar for a Great Wolf Resort for the same reason that attracted Bass Pro Shops: Manteca's location at the epicenter of a demographically rich market.
A pair of armed robberies have Manteca Police officers looking to the public for help in identifying the men they believe are responsible.
WESTON RANCH - It's hard to be two places at once, but the Weston Ranch JROTC made it look easy last Friday.
Manteca is working on more severe water conservation measures that are expected to be considered by the City Council in 30 to 45 days just as the highest water use period of the year ends.
LATHROP – Say the levee breaks.
The iconic space shuttle Mate-Demate Device (MDD) that has been a fixture at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California for the past 38 years is being dismantled, three years after the shuttle program ended and six years since it last supported turnaround operations after the last shuttle landing at Edwards.
Manteca's elected leaders are letting developers off the hook for $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building more homes.
LATHROP – Think you've got what it takes to be the grill master?
Wes Chamberlain knows how much fun it can be to participate in the Tip-a-Firefighter event.
LATHROP – You might want to think twice before grabbing that garden hose.