RIPON - A Ripon paper plant that has long been a part of the nucleus to the community's industrial base is closing - a move that has touched the hearts of its workers and their families.
Manteca's elected leaders authorized the issuance of $19 million in bonds Tuesday to complete the final phase of the retrofit and expansion of the wastewater treatment plant.
Delicato Vineyards is holding its Thirteenth Annual Photography Show from Wednesday, July 1 through Saturday, July 25. Competition is open to entries by amateur and professional photographers, which will be judged jointly. There will be over $1,000 in cash and gift certificate awards presented to the winners for their original photographs in the following categories: landscape/ nature, people/ portrait, travel/ architecture, animals, Manteca scenes, and other.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams will be sponsoring a community wide Independence Day Fireworks event at Big League Dreams on Friday July 3.
Two fundraisers for the Manteca High Sober Grad Committee are taking place this week. This Friday, May 15, from 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. the Panda Express in Spreckels Park will donate a portion of the profit to the committee from each meal purchased when you present a Sober Grad flyer. There is a car wash planned for Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the front parking lot of Manteca High ...
The Rev. Quincy McClain and the Southside Christian Church are again offering a summer event to reach out to help change the lives of hundreds of youth who live in what is one of Manteca's most notorious at-risk neighborhoods for gang influences – Southside.
Manteca's Convention & Visitors Bureau is going where the tourists go – The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley. The CVB is inking a deal with Craig Realty Group to secure 1,800 square feet near the heart of the complex to serve as a visitor's center and a mall information and promotions office. "It's going to be great to be where the visitors to Manteca go," Manteca CVB Executive Director Linda Abeldt said, noting the site ...
It wasn't high noon but for water evaporation and landscape irrigation it couldn't come at a worst time. As the temperatures headed toward the high 80s at 3 p.m. Monday the landscaping along Atherton Drive in front of the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley was being watered. A fairly good-sized stream of water was flowing down the gutter and into a storm drain. The City of Manteca's water conservation rules that prohibit watering from noon ...
RIPON – The political stalemate over a frontage road that three municipal agencies all fail to find common ground on might have just made an unexpected turn. And this one might involve some legal implications. During Monday's meeting of the Ripon Unified Board of Education, parent and resident Paul Femino vented to the trustees during public comment that the two-by-two-by-two meetings that have been held between the school board, the Ripon City Council, and the ...
LATHROP – If Lathrop were a patient and its budget woes the fatal diagnosed disease, it would be dead in four and a half months if it doesn't get the necessary and immediate life-saving cure. To keep the city's fiscal health in the pink for as long as possible in the desperate hope a miraculous economic turn-around comes to the rescue, city leaders have to make the difficult decision of laying off employees. Furloughs, or ...
By VINCE REMBULAT Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District are expected to sign off on the multi-purpose facility projects at Shasta School and Neil Hafley School at tonight's meeting. Acknowledging the final completion contracts at both sites will take place during the 7 o'clock open session. Architect Rick Saksteder of HMC Architects along with project superintendent Eric Stieb and Tim Gatchett of F&H Construction handled both projects. ...
Greg Miller could have done a lot of things when he completed his optometry education at the University of California, Berkeley. But after bouncing around the East Bay practicing for several years, he realized that he wanted to settle down in a community that he knew he could stay permanently – venturing over the hill 26 years ago and laying down his roots into a place that he has truly made his home. And he ...
Manteca was anything but a prosperous bustling community back in early 1909. Area farmers were struggling to produce dry land farm corps. Wheat and water melon yields were strong at first but with each successive year the sandy plains produced less and less. The Manteca town site had just a handful of homes with a couple of stores. It was a mere wide spot on the road and a rail stop for fledgling dairies. There ...
RIPON - "Captain Ron" would have been proud to witness the parade of fire trucks snaking their way down Wilma Avenue in Ripon Saturday morning representing five fire departments on their way to his memorial service.
High tech cameras and the old-fashioned concept of neighbors looking out for each other is how Manteca Police are planning to step up efforts to make city parks even safer despite the department being 14 positions short due to the budget crisis.
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.
Thirty percent of Manteca's 330 municipal workers take advantage of the city's interest-free loan program to secure computers for their personal use.
If Christina Thurner had her druthers, she'd spend every waking minute with her baby boy.
Gayle Pace chuckles when she says, "I'm the flower floozy who works on a budget."
Update: Traffic was still at a crawl as of 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon slowing motorists who were driving northbound on Highway 99 between the Highway 120 Bypass and Yosemite Avenue. Tow trucks had pulled the truck around into one lane leaving the other lane open to allow restricted traffic flow on the freeway.