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New homes may slightly help ease city budget crunch

Manteca has a big financial stake in trying to encourage at least 300 new homes to be built annually over the next several years.

February 27, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Love affair: Almond blossoms & bees

I was trying to focus intently on a bee hovering over a cluster of snow-white almond blossoms. All around me, scores of bees were buzzing. The weather was perfect for pollination - the sun was shining, the skies were clear and blue, and there was no breeze to stir the petals of the flowers that would make focusing somewhat of a challenge. And it was neither too hot nor too cold outside.

February 27, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Almond Blossom Festival parade today

RIPON - The 48th annual Almond Blossom Festival parade starts at 11 a.m. today in downtown Ripon.

February 27, 2010 | | NEWS


Green eggs & ham inspire reading event on Tuesday

Do you like green eggs and ham?

February 27, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


GREASE IS THE WORD

The Sierra High Band conducted a 1950s themed dinner dance Friday night at the school cafeteria featuring live entertainment featuring various local bands, staff, and alumni.

February 27, 2010 | Hime Romero | NEWS


CORRECTION

It's not shooting to kill, according to the California Highway Patrol.

February 27, 2010 | | NEWS


ODDS & ENDS

Almond Blossom breakfast Sunday

February 27, 2010 | | NEWS


Alarming shortfall for fire needs

Thousands of homes have been built in Manteca during the last 20 years that are outside a 5-minute response time of a fire station.

February 26, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mayor’s husband says his civil rights were violated at Lathrop art show

LATHROP – Lathrop Mayor Kristy Sayles' husband is demanding for a jury trial in the lawsuit he filed against the city and 12 other individuals.

February 26, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Darretta reigning as Almond Blossom Queen

RIPON – Joie Darretta couldn't help but get choked up when she was thanking her family Thursday night during the Almond Blossom Queen candidates' introductions at the Ripon Community Center.

February 26, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Festival carnival open through Sunday

RIPON – Kevin Tate and his crew of more than two-dozen workers started piecing together what would become the Ripon Almond Blossom Carnival on early Tuesday morning.

February 26, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Best of Manteca closes nominations on Monday

Who is the best mail carrier in Manteca?

February 26, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Almond Blossom breakfast Sunday

RIPON - The Almond Blossom buffet breakfast takes place Sunday at the Ripon Veterans of Foreign Wars, 12455 E. West Ripon Road.

February 26, 2010 | | NEWS


ODDS & ENDS

'50s theme dinner dance at SHS tonight

February 26, 2010 | | NEWS


Giving HOPE to 2,000 families

Dave Thompson was well aware of Manteca's homeless 20 years ago.

February 25, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Lathrop may build BMX park on 7th St.

LATHROP – Could a BMX park be in the cards for Lathrop?

September 17, 2014 | | NEWS


‘You shouldn’t write all of us off just yet’

He calls himself "Joe."

September 17, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


They dump on farmers

Dave Roorda was not a happy camper when he stopped by early Friday morning at his almond orchard on the corner of Woodward Avenue and North Union Road. He had just knocked down the nuts from the trees a few days ago, and the drying almonds are waiting to be windrowed.

September 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


SSJID again says it will keep discount for poor folks

South San Joaquin Irrigation District has reaffirmed its commitment in legal documents to pay all state-required fees to local governments, retain rate breaks for qualifying low- households, and underwrite programs that promote agency efficient and energy conservation.

September 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


11-year-old shot in head dies; murder charges pending

His uncle said that he had the heart of a lion.

September 16, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Live auction back for St. Anthony’s Harvest Festival set for this weekend

St. Anthony's Harvest Festival live auction will return again this year.

September 16, 2014 | | NEWS


120 Bypass crash victim named

Lau'ray Thomas was the 16-year-old teen who was killed in the Highway 120 Bypass crash and fire that consumed her grandmother's car when it was hit from behind at about 3 p.m. Saturday in the slowed eastbound lanes midway between Main Street and Highway 99.

September 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


FIERY DEATH ON BYPASS

A front seat teen passenger in her grandmother's late model Mercury Sable died in a horrific car fire on the Highway 120 Bypass near Highway 99 shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday.

September 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Streets that offer Hope

Ron Laffranchi and Renee Silva said their parents would be proud to know that two streets in their beloved Manteca will bear their first names while at the same time helping homeless families.

September 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Future of old skate park before council

LATHROP – It's the Disneyland of skateboard parks.

September 14, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Pumpkin Run set for Oct. 4

The Faustina Rosas Memorial Pumpkin Run benefitting the Manteca Unified Student Trust takes place Saturday, Oct. 4, in downtown Manteca in conjunction with the Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair.

September 14, 2014 | | NEWS


Water waste war

With California facing the possibility of a fourth severe drought year and water use in general becoming an increasing concern as the state grows and court mandates for environmental uses further restrict supplies, the Manteca City Council on Tuesday will explore additional measures to further reduce municipal water consumption.

September 13, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BREAKING NEWS

Northern Nevada received a major economic boost earlier this month with the announcement of Tesla Motors locating its huge battery 'gigafactory' in Reno.

September 13, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Working on chain gang after 47 years

Bennie Gatto is the Carl Ripken of chain gang crews.

September 13, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Limiting commercial tobacco use

Tobacco-related businesses ranging from cigarette stores that legally allow the use of their product on premises and cigar bars to a proposed hookah lounge won't be allowed within 100 feet of a school in Manteca under a new municipal law that could go into effect with 50 days.

September 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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