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Chili cook off today benefits Second Harvest Food Bank

Second Harvest Food Bank's second annual Chili Pot Cook Off takes place today to help feed struggling families.

August 14, 2010 | | NEWS


River Islands’ ‘fishermen friendly’ plan

LATHROP - Trying your luck fishing in the San Joaquin River without being in a boat means you either have to trespass and cast your line from near a levee, pay entry fees to county or state park, or else get down to the river side by a bridge crossing.

August 14, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon rolls out armored truck

RIPON - An armored truck is now a part of the Ripon Police Department's crime fighting arsenal.

August 13, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


‘With This Ring I Thee Wed’: A love story

She thought he was a showoff.

August 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Escalon retiree wins $1,000,000 Scratchers

ESCALON - The next generation of one Escalon family will prosper from the "Millions in Cash" Scratchers ticket thanks to the generosity of the latest winner. Joseph Parr, a 72- year-old retiree, decided to pass on a third of his $1,000,000 prize to his son.

August 13, 2010 | | NEWS


1917: Growth & congestion in downtown

Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.

August 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sound move: Replacing aging walls

A drive on Highway 99 through Manteca isn't a pretty picture.

August 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mantecan boasts of hot Corvette

Manteca's Tim Hunter is ecstatic – his 1962 restored Corvette was one of 30 cars to be singled out of a pack of 6,000 during Reno's Hot August Nights last weekend.

August 12, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Gray water part of green future for River Islands

LATHROP - River Islands at Lathrop could end up as California's greenest planned community.

August 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon board fears low performing students could flock to RUSD

RIPON - The new Romeo Bill – an open enrollment act – with potential serious effects on the Ripon Unified School District drew concerned reactions from trustees at their Monday night meeting.

August 12, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Linking freshmen to East Union High

Link Crew leaders need not be the book worm type.

August 12, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Sierra’s incoming freshmen break the ice

Sierra High officially welcomed the Class of 2014.

August 12, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Bridge to the future

LATHROP - It is the ultimate vote of confidence in the future economic vitality of South San Joaquin County.

August 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Possible Lathrop pact could save most fire services

LATHROP – The decision about whether up to 10 Lathrop-Manteca Firefighters will be searching for new jobs might not come until the end of the month.

August 11, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


BLD: Shaping up as break even undertaking in terms of direct municipal impacts

Big League Dreams in terms of direct municipal impacts is a break-even proposition

August 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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PG&E upgrading more than 2,900 feet of its power lines

Pacific Gas & Electric Company is upgrading overhead electric wires to increase capacity and improve electric service reliability for customers in Manteca.

March 18, 2015 | | NEWS


Oakdale Irrigation moving to limit water for farm use

OAKDALE – Even as water began filling its canals this week, the Oakdale Irrigation District board discussed ways Tuesday morning to ensure there is enough to last until September.

March 18, 2015 | | NEWS


DUI & drivers license checkpoint on Friday

The Manteca Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on Friday, March 20, at an undisclosed location within the City of Manteca, between the hours of 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

March 18, 2015 | | NEWS


Bulletin’s $100 egg found downtown

The second $100 Manteca Bulletin Easter Egg was found between the building that once housed Kelley Brothers Brewing Co. and Bank of America in downtown Manteca.

March 18, 2015 | | NEWS


Boarding house closed

A downtown Manteca rooming house was cleared of its 16 residents on Monday morning.

March 17, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca Police rolling out app for smartphone

Want to provide Manteca Police with an anonymous tip?

March 17, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$90K sought for veterans

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Jimmie Connors Post 6311 is growing.

March 16, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop deciding fate of $80K in federal funds

You have $80,924 and can do with it practically anything you wish.

March 16, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


MISS MANTECA

There wasn't much that six-year Manteca Youth Focus veteran Liana Bassett didn't know when it came to the scholarship competition.

March 16, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


‘Family’ feel prevails at pharmacy

The personal touch is the prescription for pharmacist Cheryl Striplin when it comes to having a successful business.

March 16, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Fireworks in Ripon: On July 3 or 4?

Much has already been made of the three-day carnival surrounding the Fourth of July weekend in Ripon.

March 16, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Manteca may earn $15K a year

Manteca may soon receive $15,000 a year renting an existing light standard adjacent to the parks/golf corporation yard to Verizon for use as a wireless cell tower.

March 16, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Motorists strikes skateboarding teen inside South Main crosswalk

One of three teenagers on their skateboards was hit by a 2005 southbound Dodge CRT as he was crossing the roadway within a crosswalk Sunday afternoon, just north of the Union Pacific Railroad crossing on South Main Street at Moffat Boulevard.

March 15, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


OLD CITY HALL

Manteca was incorporated as a city barely five years when its brick City Hall was built. That was in 1923. The small town was home to nearly 2,000 hardy souls – most of them farmers – at that time. Irrigation water had been flowing for two decades – liquid gold then as now to the local farmers. Prevailing economic conditions all conspired and guaranteed that it was a good time to build a city hall for the fast-growing town which only counted 100 settlers in 1910.

March 14, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca’s first City Hall cost $20,000

The two-story brick building complete with Spanish-style roof tile at the point of a triangle-shaped block across from Library Park where Manteca and Sycamore avenues connect at one time was the pride of Manteca.

March 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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