Not everyone was happy to see Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker at breakfast Saturday. "I wouldn't give you 25 cents for any cop on the street," one crusty, irate citizen at Perko's Restaurant told Manteca Police Chief David Bricker. Bricker was conducting his third casual "Breakfast with the Chief" outing Saturday morning at Perko's to give Mantecans a chance to be candid with him and allow him to help them if possible. Bricker spent two ...
You can end up being king of the road on a customized motorcycle at this year's Night of Kings and Queens.
90 years ago September 12, 1919 At last, Manteca is thoroughly aroused over the County Fair and no doubt the Manteca district will be represented with a splendid exhibit. At the Board of Trade meeting Tuesday night a mass meeting was called for Wednesday night to start the movement here. This committee was headed by Ray C. Fairall, C. L. Hughes, Maro Litchfield and M. B. Hooper. 80 years ago September 12, 1929 ...
LATHROP - The Lathrop Police Services Citizen's Academy is just around the corner.
Big League Dreams is scoring another hit for Manteca. This time it is up to 400 future jobs for a South County satellite center for San Joaquin County. The Manteca City Council has a deal before them Tuesday that enters the city onto an option agreement with San Joaquin County for the purchase of 10 acres on the northeast corner of Milo Candini Drive and Daniels Street for the office complex. It could include satellite ...
Villa Ticino is Manteca's little Switzerland. It's a neighborhood where you'll find names such as Geneva Way, Matterhorn Street and Zurich Drive. The homes built by Frontiers even had a whimsical Swiss touch for the American-style development with lots bigger than 6,000 square feet and homes bigger than a baron's castle in the heart of European neutrality. Across town at the French Collection - a stylish subdivision that gives one the impression of the French ...
LATHROP - If you happen around noon today to see a group of people walking from the Sheriff's Office in French Camp headed to the Police Station at Seventh Street in Lathrop, look at their feet.
Residents volunteered to be a part of the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's Flags Over Manteca effort to mark the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001.
An old-fashioned tri-tip and turkey barbecue social is in its 17th year benefitting the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.
Pastor Mike Dillman, after the September 11 tragedy brought down the World Trade Center towers in New York City, had to do something to thank those who go out of their way to protect us.
The gauntlet has been thrown down. As if the weeks leading up to the first week of the Manteca Idol finals on Wednesday night weren't an indication that there is some serious talent in this field, all traces of dissent were eradicated by the time the last singer stepped off the stage at Chez Shari. They're good. They're really, really good. With a new format this year that will accommodate younger singers that will compete ...
2nd Saturday offers volunteer opportunity 2nd Saturday is a monthly opportunity for Mantecans to join others in serving the community. Hundreds have participated by setting aside 8am-noon on the second Saturday of the month, viewing a list of projects to then choose from, and serve our community together for the morning. It is very grass-roots, very rewarding, and very effective. This last month we trimmed hedges and landscaping on the bike trail, cleaned areas ...
A typical PG&E power pole and line serving Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon is 37 years-old. That age factor – determined by experts with a global track record dealing with infrastructure – was gleaned by sampling pole date stamps and nails in the overhead portion of the 800 miles of distribution feeds serving power customers within the South San Joaquin Irrigation District boundaries. That – when coupled with PG&E's own depreciation information filed annually with the ...
LATHROP – The city of Lathrop is about to join the growing number of municipalities throughout California and in at least three states that are cracking down on mobile vendors in the name of safety and fairness.
Brian Rodriguez knows firsthand how beneficial the Manteca Boys and Girls Club can be in the life of a youth just trying to stay on the right track.
It was something being near miraculous that brought a 2-year-old toddler back to life Sunday afternoon when a trio of first responders were out walking their dogs shortly before 5 p.m.
LATHROP – It's been nearly two decades since Californians voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical use and the federal government still doesn't recognize the individual mandates passed by state voters.
Manteca police officers of the last 50 years reflect a common passion to serve and protect the community they were sworn to patrol.
The official lighting of the 110-foot high Christmas tree in Ripon will take place tonight at 7 at the corner of First Street and Locust Avenue.
The hot air balloons return to Ripon.
Some people call it a tradition.
Hundreds of families and individuals have organizations like St. Vincent de Paul Society and Helping Hands to be thankful for this year, both at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The arts come together at Lathrop High for the "Capture the Holiday" fund-raiser.
Attending Manteca City Council meetings is about to become easier for handicapped residents.
John Hernandez stood in the dining room of Mountain Mike's Pizza, asked for attention, and then offered his profound thanks.
"But we drove here from San Jose and Elk Grove," pleaded two of the teams that showed up the 26th annual Crossroads Grace "Turkey Bowl" Thursday morning.
It took America less time to beat back the Axis Powers in World War II than it has a low-profile bureaucracy to process an application aimed at putting in place 15 percent lower electricity rates throughout Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Tyler Jennings Wilson was an outgoing young man, charismatic, and a devoted husband and father, among his many sterling qualities that family and friends will long remember.
Joanne Gross had an important job Wednesday night.
Carolyn Cano has a mission. You can call it Rosaries for Students' Scholarships.