LATHROP – San Joaquin County Sherriff's Department officials are hoping that experts from Chico State will be able to shed some light into who exactly they dug up on Manthey Road last week.
The sound of flushing toilets one day is expected to help cash registers ring. Poag & McEwen is preparing to move forward with constructing a large restroom complex at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley. It is the first step in developing a Yosemite Welcome Center in Manteca. "It's a big deal," said City Manager Karen McLaughlin. That's because the National Park Service is moving toward a plan to protect Yosemite that includes limiting the ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Worried the Internal Revenue Service might target you for an audit? You probably should be if you own a small business in Manteca.
LATHROP – It didn't take San Joaquin County Supervisor Steve Bestolarides very long to find a shining-example of a public-private partnership.
Lindsey Clark had a dream. She wanted to do her part in cleaning up Manteca. And her family bought into it.
A vacant building in the Manteca Industrial Park is getting new life as a green-friendly container production plant for Oakland-based Ecologic Brands.
The Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis Club members rolled up their sleeves Friday to build a play area for the Raymus House women's and children's shelter in the 500 block of South Union Road. It will have swings, slides and other challenges for shelter youngsters.
Twenty three months ago residents south of Woodward Park petitioned the City Council for a crosswalk on Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive.
LATHROP - Jaime Hernandez knows football. It's his love. It's his passion. It's what he has dedicated more than a decade of his life to – the founder and president of the Lathrop Junior Spartans. But Hernandez also knows respect. He understands that sports can be an incredible vehicle for delivering some of life's biggest lessons. And in his given profession – law enforcement – he knows all too well what happens when kids don't ...
Fire calls are up 26 percent in Manteca over the past three years. Manteca Fire handled 5,937 emergency calls in 2012 compared to 4,712 in 2010. At the same time the percentage of calls that had help on the scene within the five-minute targeted response time went from 82 percent in 2010 to 69 percent last year. The national standard is to try and get fire units on the scene of an emergency or fire ...
Manteca City Manager Karen McLaughlin moved about the dining hall at the Manteca Senior Center, shuffling between pockets of people.
It isn't always easy being green. Just ask the City of Manteca. The city has the start of the solution for significant water conservation and – under the Global Warming Solutions Act mandate – reducing greenhouse gas in place but isn't pulling the trigger. Municipal leaders are gun shy about proceeding with the use of treated wastewater to irrigate the Big League Dreams sports complex and landscaping in and around Stadium Retail Center due to ...
Crothall Healthcare wants to build a 60,150-square-foot laundry facility in Manteca. But this isn't your father's laundry. The cutting edge complex planned for North Airport Way west of Del Webb at Woodbridge will use only 0.7 gallons of water per pound of laundry. That could easily qualify as the most miserly water use for an industrial laundry in California. Typically, laundries on the scale as the one the firm proposes in Manteca would consume 2.5 ...
The Manteca Tea Party Patriots will be hosting a panel discussion on the Constitution, with an emphasis on the 2nd Amendment, and the role of government at their next \meeting on Thursday, April 11.
Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion has a problem. In his professional judgment, Manteca is short nine police officers, two dispatchers and two community service officers. That is how he outlined the department's staffing needs in a mid-year report to the City Council in February. Obligacion understands there are financial constraints and that it'll take time for Manteca to generate the revenue from property and sales tax gains to cover the tab. Fred Millner, for one, ...
Jessica Becker knows what it's like to be there when her daughter wakes up every morning and when she goes to bed every night – relishing in the bundle of joy and energy that 4-year-old Lauren brings to her family.
What could Manteca do with an extra $1.8 million?
Charlie Jayne Crandall Davis was a happy 6-year-old who wore red-framed glasses, loved to dance and refused to be defined by Down's Syndrome.
It cost just under $30,000 in 1924 to build Manteca's original brick two-story city hall that still stands across from the downtown Library Park.
The speed limit on Cottage Avenue is going to go up by a third.
Jack Miller - a coach and teacher lauded for his "pay-it-forward attitude" - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
When the foreclosure crisis leveled the local economy, June Hum knew she was in for a bad trip.
FUN Club Program Inc. has a new location with more room and amenities. But, according to Rev. Quincy McClain, the message remains the same: "Education, education, education," she said on Friday. McClain is the director for FUN – an acronym for Friday Unity Night in the Neighborhood – for the past six years. The previous five were held at her Southside Christian Church at 314 Locust Ave., Manteca. "Every Friday night after the FUN Club, ...
Moffat Boulevard between Austin Road and Woodward Avenue will be widened to four lanes under a $2.6 million plan to secure employment centers in the first phase of the 1,050-acre Austin Road Business Park. Ramps at the Austin Road and Highway 99 interchange would be widened including allowing the southbound off ramp to 99 to have two left turn lanes and a right turn lane. There would also be traffic signals at the off ramps. ...
Robi and Ray Cornelius describe their Del Webb home's back yard as something akin to a two-lane bowling alley. Yet, the garden that they have created in that limited space is nothing close to a "tunnel vision," as Robi Cornelius puts it.
Bonus bucks may start flowing again.
Shelves and stacks of books, some reaching from floor to ceiling, create a labyrinth inside this Main Street store.
LATHROP – A few months ago it was unofficially known as the "teen center."
Everything from a low rider car show to Mexican bands are part of the free Manteca Cinco de Mayo celebration taking place this Sunday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Library Park in downtown Manteca.
Manteca has bumped Turlock to become the fifth largest city in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.