A vacant building in the Manteca Industrial Park is getting new life as a green-friendly container production plant for Oakland-based Ecologic Brands.
The Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis Club members rolled up their sleeves Friday to build a play area for the Raymus House women's and children's shelter in the 500 block of South Union Road. It will have swings, slides and other challenges for shelter youngsters.
Twenty three months ago residents south of Woodward Park petitioned the City Council for a crosswalk on Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive.
LATHROP - Jaime Hernandez knows football. It's his love. It's his passion. It's what he has dedicated more than a decade of his life to – the founder and president of the Lathrop Junior Spartans. But Hernandez also knows respect. He understands that sports can be an incredible vehicle for delivering some of life's biggest lessons. And in his given profession – law enforcement – he knows all too well what happens when kids don't ...
Fire calls are up 26 percent in Manteca over the past three years. Manteca Fire handled 5,937 emergency calls in 2012 compared to 4,712 in 2010. At the same time the percentage of calls that had help on the scene within the five-minute targeted response time went from 82 percent in 2010 to 69 percent last year. The national standard is to try and get fire units on the scene of an emergency or fire ...
Manteca City Manager Karen McLaughlin moved about the dining hall at the Manteca Senior Center, shuffling between pockets of people.
It isn't always easy being green. Just ask the City of Manteca. The city has the start of the solution for significant water conservation and – under the Global Warming Solutions Act mandate – reducing greenhouse gas in place but isn't pulling the trigger. Municipal leaders are gun shy about proceeding with the use of treated wastewater to irrigate the Big League Dreams sports complex and landscaping in and around Stadium Retail Center due to ...
Crothall Healthcare wants to build a 60,150-square-foot laundry facility in Manteca. But this isn't your father's laundry. The cutting edge complex planned for North Airport Way west of Del Webb at Woodbridge will use only 0.7 gallons of water per pound of laundry. That could easily qualify as the most miserly water use for an industrial laundry in California. Typically, laundries on the scale as the one the firm proposes in Manteca would consume 2.5 ...
The Manteca Tea Party Patriots will be hosting a panel discussion on the Constitution, with an emphasis on the 2nd Amendment, and the role of government at their next \meeting on Thursday, April 11.
Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion has a problem. In his professional judgment, Manteca is short nine police officers, two dispatchers and two community service officers. That is how he outlined the department's staffing needs in a mid-year report to the City Council in February. Obligacion understands there are financial constraints and that it'll take time for Manteca to generate the revenue from property and sales tax gains to cover the tab. Fred Millner, for one, ...
Gusty winds on Monday may have toppled decades-old stalwart trees, but not the spirit of 80 intrepid women golfers playing their annual tournament at the Manteca Golf Course.
When Jana Quitiquit began working at Rookies Pub and Grill as a cocktail waitress, she had the luxury of a slow learning curve.
Every time you turn on the faucet you are generating greenhouse gases. It is why those who crafted Assembly Bill 32 - the Global Warming Solutions Act adopted in 2006 - want you to reduce your water use by 20 percent. Reducing water use is among the many elements included in the draft climate action plan that is being reviewed during a workshop at Tuesday's Manteca Planning Commission meeting. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. ...
Jon Lucas is the 2012 City of Manteca Employee of the Year. The senior building maintenance technician was honored during Saturday's City of Manteca Employee Awards Banquet conducted at the Manteca Senior Center. Mike Kelly received the Humanitarian Award presented by the Jeff Burkhardt Memorial Foundation. The various service pins for years as a municipal employee for the past three years are as followed: 2012 service pins ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT: 5-Year Ed Saldivar; 25-Year Karen McLaughlin ...
LATHROP - It would be easy for Lathrop's youth to stand by and wait for the "Generation Complex" to be built.
A handful of kids are going to get a chance to think out of the box when it comes to perceptions about the homeless.
Federal authorities are intentionally flooding low land along the Stanislaus River in a test to see whether it will help increase the chances of salmon fingerlings making it to the Delta.
Your federal tax dollars funneled through the City of Manteca are paying Charlie Halyer $178.08 an hour and his fellow worker $144.88 an hour. The two are resident engineers. But they aren't being paid that rate to make sure a freeway bridge is built safely. Instead the Caltrop employees are being paid to make sure trees and shrubs planted along the 120 Bypass corridor and part of Highway 99 get enough water. "It's ridiculous," said ...
Efren Juarez had a good thing going with his business that hosted poster tournaments for non-profit organizations.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District had $44.1 million in unrestricted cash and investments at the end of 2012.
LATHROP – Bicycle safety is no laughing matter.
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Odds are you've never met Albert Garcia.
LATHROP – Steven Gascon doesn't mind the fact that the City of Lathrop shelled out $4,000 to rent the space in the Target parking lot for a weekend carnival.
"Manteca: A hidden gem to live, work and play."
WATERFORD – Rebekah DelSanto did what she had to do in the best interest of her daughter.
Highway 99 traffic was backed up for nearly nine hours Thursday from a big rig that rolled on its side blocking all northbound lanes shortly before 7 a.m.
It is seen as a "Miracle on Judith Court" Tuesday afternoon that is responsible for two brothers, 6, and 2, being rescued by a neighbor who jumped into her pool to save the youngsters she said appeared lifeless, floating on the top of the water.