Five years ago it was far from a prime location. It was a stone's throw from Manteca's waste water treatment plant and was surrounded on three sides by open fields and the other side by small one to five acre parcels with homes. Today it is considered one of the best locations in the South County with easy free access and a big drawing card in the form of the Stadium Retail Center anchored by ...
Volunteers help the Manteca Chamber of Commerce place 2,400 flags on the Fourth of July
It's going to cost a third more to rent the Manteca Senior Center. The proposed increase to $800 comes 13 months after the city raised the rent from $500 to $600. The rate increase is going before the City Council during Tuesday's 7 p.m. meeting at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St. Also on the agenda is an amendment to the center's alcoholic beverage policy prohibiting alcohol at youth-related activates. If adopted, it means ...
The federal economic stimulus plan is sending some green to Manteca to save even more green.
RIPON- Scott Lindsay is a cop's cop who cares about kids. He's a great match for being one of the two school resource officers in the community. His quiet demeanor and his intense love for his profession is what his character is built upon. When he responds to a call involving Ripon residents he often knows the people on a first name basis. One student told of his calming presence when addressing violence. When he ...
Sometimes the best place to save a little bit of money is right there on your back. Literally.
Mark Mahaffie is the new Senior Pastor at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church.
Manteca's unemployment rate is at 13.6 percent. The state is looking to completely eliminate WorkNet and slash their safety net programs. The economy is still sputtering. And donations to the HOPE Family Shelters are down while the demands for its services are up significantly. It is against that background the HOPE Ministries is conducting its annual Kids in a Box sleepover starting Friday after 3 p.m. at the organization's Raymus House on South Union Road. ...
Ken Wesela knows how to put smiles on the faces of people. A member of the Senior Center, he did so by displaying his dance moves Friday at the Manteca Parks and Recreation Department's teen, adult, and senior prom. "I love to dance," said Wesela, who also attended the event of a year ago co-sponsored by the Manteca Youth Advisory Commission and the Manteca Senior Advisory Committee. "I'm an old man and I like to ...
Crivello Estates – a 65-home semi-custom neighborhood planned for the northern extension of Vasconellos Avenue in East Manteca – may end up with at least three firsts for Manteca.
The Manteca Community Emergency Preparedness & Safety Fair took place Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Manteca Stake at the Northland Road stake house.
Zephyr was the opening act for the reggae funk band Braata during a concert Friday at the Main Street Café.
90 years ago June 13, 1919 Manteca looked like a real city Saturday night with a string of machines three blocks long and hundreds of people on the streets and the band discoursing sweet music. The only bad feature was that several of the stores were not lighted. It looks bad and all business houses should be lighted, at least on Saturday night. 80 years ago June 13, 1929 Plans are underway to ...
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.
Manteca could stabilize its power costs by switching to renewable energy sources. They could include: •converting sewer or methane gas to electricity through a bio gas digester. •solar photovoltaic installation to generate electricity. •a biomass generator to turn garbage into electricity. Navigant Consulting has completed an assessment report that determined those three options are economically viable while options to convert the municipal vehicle fleet such as garage trucks and pickups to alternative fuel use didn't ...
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.
Manteca is flush with wastewater treatment capacity.
Debra Moore recently worked at Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park.
A crosswalk with flashing beacons on each side of the street to alert motorists there may be pedestrians will be installed later this year on Cottage Avenue at Brookdale Way.
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, ...