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LATHROP – In the midst of Lathrop-Manteca Fire District's worst budget crisis since its founding in 1936, its union firefighters are stepping forward with a laundry list of suggestions to help soften the fiscal blow.

July 22, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


What a difference a decade makes.

July 22, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

30 volunteers help keep Manteca SAFE

With more than three decades of fire experience under his belt, Bob Scharmann knows a thing or two about what it means to be a firefighter.

July 22, 2010 | Jagada Chambers | NEWS

Aquatic center & water park?

An aquatic center – complete with Olympic-sized swimming pool for competition coupled with a water park – is considered by a consultant as the best way for Manteca to develop a part of the 111 acres the city owns that fronts the Highway 120 Bypass immediately west of Big League Dreams and Costco.

July 21, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

LM Fire may close 3 of 4 stations

LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District may close one or two of its remaining three fire stations that are still open, lay off 10 firefighters, and demote some of its personnel as it struggles to grapple with a budget deficit of $336,244.78 right at the start of the 2010-11 fiscal year on Sept. 1.

July 21, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS

Bull serving as consultant for six months for just dental & health plan

RIPON - Ripon's retiring police chief Richard Bull is being contracted by the City Council to serve as a consultant to the interim chief of police for the next six months.

July 21, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS

She’s taught over 5,000 kids to swim including Olympian

Sigrid Laird has been a household name for over 40 years, having taught some 5,000 children how to swim, ranging in age from toddlers to high school seniors.

July 21, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS

Property values drop 1.5%

New home construction valued at $110 million in 2009 is effectively cushioning the City of Manteca from suffering substantial property tax revenue drops for the fiscal year that started July 1.

July 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Library Park expansion on track for October

The final obstacle that was holding up the Library Park expansion - getting agreement between Verizon, Comcast, and PG&E for the location of various utility lines - has been resolved.

July 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Golf tourney supports Manteca K-9

The Manteca Police Canine Unit is in need of funding – a scheduled golf tournament on August 14 is hoped to make a difference.

July 20, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS

Old Mars store now eBay trading outlet

An on-line and in-store consignment seller has taken over the old Mars Department Store in downtown Manteca after being shuttered for a number of years.

July 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS

3 months of free electricity

You could go three months out of the year without paying PG&E a cent for electricity.

July 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Teens feel comfortable & safe at Boys & Girls

Keeping teens busy is the key to preventing them from getting into trouble or setting out on the wrong path.

July 19, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS

Behling vows to focus on ‘inner workings’ of city government

Solid waste route drivers would become the first line of defense against blight if Manteca City Council hopeful Richard Behling has his way.

July 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Free vials of LIFE at farmer’s market

Free vials of "LIFE" will be distributed Tuesday during the downtown Manteca Farmers Market from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Library Park.

July 19, 2010 | | NEWS

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Solar bins put squeeze on BLD trash

Manteca's most innovative trash bins can be found at the Big League Dreams sports complex as well as at the Manteca Civic Center.

September 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Judge Haynes passes away

Judge Priscilla Haynes held court in the old 1924 vintage brick city hall across from Library Park in downtown Manteca beginning in 1956.

September 28, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


First grader Jordan Morrison's death Friday morning struck the nerve of the community with adults and children turning out at a memorial where a ...

September 26, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Yosemite was a travel challenge at the turn of the 20th century.

September 26, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS

MUSD: A positive life parade

"Was your dad a teacher?"

September 26, 2015 | By DESIREE BUGARIN Lathrop High School Teacher | NEWS

Spanking ends with teacher being killed

Editor's note: Manteca Unified is marking the 50th year of unification. This is an occasional series about schools that are part of the district ...

September 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Sierra seeks nominees for school Hall of Fame

Nominations are being sought for the 2015 Sierra High School Hall of Fame.

September 25, 2015 | | NEWS


A 6-year-old Shasta Elementary School student was mortally injured while she was walking to school Friday morning about 9 a.m.

September 25, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


It will take 3.1 times the rainfall and snow that fell on the Stanislaus River watershed this past year in order for the South ...

September 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Jason Messer doesn't like tossing around the moniker "hero."

September 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Advance carnival tickets save buyers money

The 32nd edition of the Manteca Pumpkin Fair kicks off next week when the carnival starts a five-day run in the JC Penney parking lot ...

September 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Rules nix solar panels at city hall

The good news?

September 25, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS

Vista Verde expansion gets OK from planners

A proposal to build an additional 19 apartment units at the Vista Verde complex in the 400 block of Eastwood Avenue in north Manteca is ...

September 25, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS

They’re against apartments

Despite the objections of neighboring property owners, the Manteca Planning Commission blessed plans this week to build eight apartment units on less than half an ...

September 24, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS

Lathrop High: State of Sparta

The year 2008 was historic in more ways than one. America had nominated its first African-American president, Barack Obama. Oil hit $100 per barrel for ...

September 24, 2015 | By MICHAEL HORWOOD Lathrop High Principal | NEWS

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