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In the spring, the field on the north side of the Highway 120 Bypass at McKinley Avenue was a palette of purple colors amid forest green foliage. The color purple came from the giant thistle-like blossoms of thousands of artichokes that carpeted the fields which were once almond orchards belonging to retired Lathrop-Manteca farmer Frank Mendes.

August 06, 2011 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca’s own Carmageddon?

Coming next week: The Manteca version of Carmageddon.

August 05, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca shifts rescue squad to Union station

Manteca Fire has shifted its rescue squad to the South Union Road station at the 120 Bypass.

August 05, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop-Manteca filling fire inspector vacancy

LATHROP – It's been two years since the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District has had an official fire inspector.

August 05, 2011 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


The whisper heard by a whole community

If you want to see something happen, give a hint – a broad hint. You never know what might happen.

August 05, 2011 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Ripon Garden Club planning September Stroll at 5 gardens

The Ripon Garden Club will host its 14th annual Garden Tour on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

August 05, 2011 | | NEWS


Old Sacramento Underground tours available Mondays thru Labor Day

SACRAMENTO - Responding to the demand for more Old Sacramento Underground tour availability, tours are now available on Mondays through Labor Day.

August 05, 2011 | | NEWS


Western Railway Museum planning streetcar excursion taking place Aug. 27

FOLSOM - Tickets are now on sale for the Western Railway Museum's Sacramento Streetcar Excursion and tour on Saturday Aug. 27.

August 05, 2011 | | NEWS


Lathrop backpack & school supply drive

LATHROP - The City of Lathrop is conducting its Third Annual Backpack and School Supply Drive for Lathrop elementary schools.

August 05, 2011 | | NEWS


Ripon farmers market big hit with consumers for 2nd straight season

RIPON – Jim DeBruyn came all the way from Michigan to spend time with his son at his Ripon home.

August 05, 2011 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca’s 1st woman city manager

Karen McLaughlin is in line to become Manteca's next city manager.

August 04, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ruth & Ross: Story of a miracle

Ross goes to church every Sunday. His seat is right next to the grand piano being played by Ruth Valencia.

August 04, 2011 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


SJ: California’s largest wine grape region

Late spring rains and cooler growing temperatures have led to an overall drop in agricultural production in San Joaquin County for the second straight year.

August 04, 2011 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Pre X-Fest Comedy Jam takes place

MODESTO - Some of the hottest comedians around California are heading to The Fat Cat this Friday for the Pre X-Fest Comedy Jam at The Fat Cat, 930 11th St.

August 04, 2011 | | NEWS


Braata performing at XFest, & Mountain Aire concerts

Braata, a Manteca/Stockton Reggae Rock band, was chosen to perform at Xclamation Festival (Xfest) this Saturday, Aug. 6, in downtown Modesto.

August 04, 2011 | | NEWS


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Mello-Roos lowered for Weston Ranch

Sam Fant held his ground Tuesday on behalf of his Weston Ranch community.

July 21, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Senior citizen in fatal bike accident identified

The bicyclist killed in a traffic crash during the noon hour Tuesday was identified by authorities and Glenn DeVrie, 65, who had been hit by ...

July 21, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


1930s: farm woes, fires, floods in ‘quiet decade’

The 1930s could be characterized as Manteca's "quiet decade" if it weren't for the first major flood of the 20th century, labor strife ...

July 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop City Council considers change to appeals process

LATHROP – Most of the Lathrop City Council doesn't believe that those who levy the fines should be the same ones who determine whether they ...

July 21, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


1920s theme set for Chamber of Commerce installment dinner

It's going to be a return to the 1920s flapper scene for the Ripon Chamber of Commerce members Thursday at for its annual installation ...

July 20, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Making pitch for aquatic center

Scott Tolman would have loved to train in Manteca year-round.

July 20, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


1920s: Drought hurts Manteca economy

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca's history.

July 20, 2016 | | NEWS


American Legion, mural society split donation

Generosity can go a long way.

July 20, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Rotary Club aims to draw patrons with welcome sign

A classy welcome sign is about to be installed near the northbound off ramp of Highway 99 that hopefully will draw motorists into the historic ...

July 20, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


MUSD brings back budget for 45-day revise

The Manteca Unified budget is coming back.

July 20, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Bicyclist killed Tuesday crossing Louise Avenue

A 65-year-old bicyclist was killed in the Tuesday noon hour when crossing Louise Avenue near the Tidewater Bike Path west of North Main Street.

July 20, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca Fire chief retiring after 29 years of service

Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters, 54, is retiring this month after 29 years of working his way up through the ranks from firefighter to the ...

July 19, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Illegal fireworks spark concern in Lathrop

LATHROP - The City of Lathrop could end up adding some teeth to their push to eradicate illegal fireworks in the community in the coming months.

July 19, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


1910s: Water brought prosperity to Manteca

Water.

July 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Students learning basics of police work with junior academy

Bigger classrooms, realistic-looking storefront facades, and great lunches – that's what stood out for youngsters attending the first day of the Chief's Foundation Junior ...

July 19, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


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