Want a workout without working up a sweat? Manteca Parks and Recreation may have the answer for you. As part of its upgraded summer recreation offerings for adults and youth, the city is offering poolates for both men and women this summer. Classes are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting June 8 and running through Aug. 7 from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Lincoln Park Pool on Powers Avenue. The cost is $5 per day. ...
Manteca Cub Scout Pack 423 annual Regatta Crossover Swim Party at Lincoln Pool took plaec on Sunday.
LATHROP – The final step in the long-running wrongful termination charges filed by former senior building official Matt Browne against the City of Lathrop appears to be approaching the finish line.
RIPON – Mike Restuccia didn't know that the financial markets would be on the verge of collapse when he first came up with the idea to give 8th grade students at Ripon Elementary $20 in a savings account as a way to teach them about saving money.
Lauren Mitchell, Robyn Raker and Jessica Golden could be considered this year's best and brightest students at East Union High.
The kids' squealing was sweet music to Steve Houx's years. It was late Friday morning and dozens of preschool kids were swarming over the playground equipment at Woodward Park. Houx couldn't help but smile. Houx – more than anyone else – realizes the value of the 52 acres around him. "I don't think you'll find another park this size in San Joaquin County except for Micke Grove's Park," Houx said. Houx this month ended a ...
"When God puts something heavy in your heart you get things done," Manteca Ford dealership owner Phil Waterford told a group of his employees as he stood in front of his business giving away a 2010 Ford Fusion and $3,000 in cash.
The Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau's weekly downtown certified farmers market returns this Tuesday, June 2, at Library Park.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in San Joaquin County jumped from 10.2% to 16.4% within the last year. And while finding a job during lean times can seem difficult, if not impossible, the process of hiring is not much easier.
Manteca DeMolay is hosting an omelet, biscuits and gravy breakfast on Sunday, May 31, from 8 a.m. until noon at the Masonic Temple, 212 N. Powers Ave. in Manteca.
RIPON – Splashing on the bank of Caswell Memorial State Park was a perfect way for Steve Barrera and his two children to beat the heat on Thursday afternoon.
It was a truly electric and exciting moment in time. It was all about family – about searching for roots and finding an uncle – and I actually got to be part of the concluding chapter of that life-long adventure. It was an emotional rush for Manteca businessman Larry Lenschmidt and for his 45-year-old niece from Petaluma when she and her husband, Malcolm, their 4-year-old son, Alex, and her sister Janet walked through the front ...
Manteca's green waste will soon go to Lathrop. And in exchange, Manteca will get 100 cubic yards of mulch free of charge for use by the city. The rest will be turned into compost for use by landscapers and farmers. The Manteca City Council is expected to approve a contract with Valley Organics when they meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Manteca Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St. Valley Organics has submitted the low ...
Not even a lack of firefighters slowed down a fill-the-boot charity event organized to help youth in the community.
The Rev. Quincy McClain and the Southside Christian Church are again offering a summer event to reach out to help change the lives of hundreds of youth who live in what is one of Manteca's most notorious at-risk neighborhoods for gang influences – Southside.
Three more outlet stores have inked deals to locate in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley. Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez confirmed that Craig Realty working with center developers have secured three retailers s that are in the process of preparing to open stores in Manteca before Black Friday. Developer Poag & McEwen has submitted plans to the city to convert at least one of the spaces for the three stores. Hernandez noted the first of ...
By GLENN KAHL
The number of trees in public places in Manteca grew by a half-dozen on Friday. At last count, there were approximately 17,000 of these city-maintained trees, said Park Operations Manager and city arborist Kevin Fant during the annual Arbor Day tree planting which took place at the Manteca Public Library Friday morning. It is for that reason the Family City has once again earned the title of Tree City USA for the 22nd year in ...
It was a full moon Friday night – not a good omen for motorists driving into the North Main Street DUI checkpoint cone zone where two were arrested for drinking and driving and three others had their vehicles impounded. One of the two DUI suspects arrested allegedly had an alcohol level of more than three times the legal limit. Sgt. Jodie Estarziau was in charge of the assignment, reporting that 532 vehicles went through the ...
Thousands of volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday participated in a day of service designed to improve communities throughout California.
Manteca's premier all-star cheerleading organization, Victorious Elite Allstars (VEA), added three more championship titles to their collection on Saturday, April 20, at the Xtreme Elite International Championship competition in San Francisco.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca has been recognized for superior achievement in quality care, service excellence and operational performance receiving parent Tenet Corporation's 2013 Circle of Excellence tribute. Doctors' is one of nine in the corporate systems to be honored with the excellence award. CEO Nicholas Tejeda spoke on behalf of the entire leadership team and governing board, saying they were all thankful and appreciative of every employee, physician and volunteer the well-deserved recognition. "Through hard ...
Louise Avenue between Main Street and the railroad tracks west of Union Road is about to get a $1 million Botox treatment courtesy of Uncle Sam.
Demetrius Snaer has memories that live among the afro puffs and big-collared shirts of the disco era, but he swears that wasn't his motivation.
The Manteca Police Department Canine Unit is hosting its annual canine trials today beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing until at least 2 p.m.
When Social Security built a new Manteca office in 2012, the federal government chose a site behind Home Depot that was away from public transit and not accessible by sidewalk.
They were married in April of 1984. But soon after they reached a significant milestone in their marriage, their 25th wedding anniversary, Ramon and Angela Chu's union as husband and wife came to an end.
LATHROP – Need gas? Need God?
Three engine companies – Lathrop-Manteca, Manteca City and Ripon Consolidated Fire District joined forces in combating an early 4:07 a.m. morning house fire Thursday on South Manteca Road.
LATHROP – Pastor Willie Anderson Jr. had a vision.