Manteca Golf Course green fees may go up in order to bring in more green. It's been five years since a rate increase was put in place. The proposal before the City Council Tuesday during their 7 p.m. meeting at the Civic Center isn't to raise rates across the board. Instead, it involves some select rate jumps plus creates new categories of play to encourage more rounds. The goal is to generate revenue by selective ...
Walking around and talking to people is the best – especially on a holiday. It's amazing to me how easy it is to engage just about anyone in a conversation about their lot in life and their history in the community. That was my beat Friday morning at the Manteca Kiwanis Independence Day Pancake Breakfast and the parade that followed. Pulling into the parking lot at David and Sylvia's Restaurant – site of the breakfast ...
It is the ugliest stretch of separated bike path in Manteca. Stretching from South Main Street to Industrial Park Drive, the Moffat Boulevard segment of the 3.4-mile decade-old Tidewater Bike Path is devoid of greenery – save a storm retention basin/park created several years ago by the city. Over the years, suggestions have been made to spend upwards of $700,000 to landscape the entire stretch including landscaping and a pair of entrance plazas. Now municipal ...
A 32-year Manteca tradition - the Three Rivers Indian Lodge Fourth of July Powwow – continues today and Sunday.
The Sunrise Kiwanis sponsored Independence Day parade conducted on Friday along Main Street and Center Street attracted numerous participants.
Lauren Braga just couldn't wait. Seconds after workers gave the OK Thursday afternoon that everything was fine for the Baccilieri Park's just-installed playground equipment, Lauren - grinning like the Cheshire Cat - was scrambling up a ladder to become the first kid to christen the new slide. Lauren wasn't the only one anxious to see the construction fence come down around the playground in the triangle-shaped park bounded by Wetmore, Stockton and Vine streets just ...
Buyers – taking advantage of a market many are now calling a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in terms of affordability – snapped up 1,765 existing homes for sale in the past 18 months.
It looked like a makeshift triage center outside of Manteca Presbyterian Church Thursday evening.
Aerial fireworks launched near the Big League Dreams sports complex will cap off today's early bird Independence day celebration in Manteca.
RIPON – The once majestic community fireworks display held the last several years at Mistlin Park is just another casualty in the budget crisis that is forcing cities to cut even their most popular programs in order to save staff.
'Indiana Jones' is the featured presentation this Saturday, July 4, during Movies in the Park at Woodward Park. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. followed at 6 p.m. by live music. The movie starts at around 9 p.m. There is a $1 charge for those 12 and over to help cover city costs. People are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and jackets. Mosquito repellent is also suggested. The movies are being presented by DeCristo Productions.
Braata, a local Reggae Rock band, will start the entertainment at the Manteca Independence Day Celebration today at 4 p.m., at the Big League Dreams sports complex.
Lisa Stallings has concerns about the Manteca housing market. The local realtor for RE/Max continues to see people lose their jobs and subsequently their homes. "It's really difficult to place them in a rental because their credit is already destroyed (after losing their home)," said Stallings, who attended the City of Manteca's second and final stakeholder workshop for the Housing Element Update held Wednesday afternoon in the Senior Center. Rik Keller, a planning consultant for ...
LATHROP – No fireworks lit up the evening sky. No long lines waited for free hot dogs being barbecued by community volunteers. And there was no band playing patriotic songs during the five-hour Picnic in the Park celebration Tuesday evening.
A three-year-long plea to have dry weeds cleared from behind their properties in Camellia Gardens has apparently fallen on deaf ears, said retired CHP officer Ed Estes.
A Manteca man was sentenced on Friday to 165 years to life in prison for a multitude of sexual misconduct charges stemming from exchanges he had with two children.
LATHROP – Let there be light.
Where's one of the deadliest stretches of freeway in the Northern San Joaquin Valley?
"Provide justice for the needy and fatherless; uphold the right of the oppressed and the destitute. Rescue the poor and needy." – Psalm 82: 3-5
A 57-year-old Manteca man involved in an early morning vehicle accident in front of a Manteca bar on Nov. 10 has died.
Flooded intersections and runoff covering sidewalks usually aren't something people want to see.
Aaron Goodwin credits the Boys & Girls Club with helping him stay out of trouble while growing up in Manteca.
LATHROP – On the surface it's just a couple of firefighters putting up a Christmas tree in the lobby of Lathrop's City Hall.
It's a bake sale sans the baked goods. No calories to worry about. No one gets to feel guilty about becoming an enabler to someone who is counting calories for health reasons.
City attorney John Brinton - answering a query from Mayor Willie Weatherford - told the council that his office off of West Yosemite Avenue and other nearby concerns such as Kaiser Hospital rely on dial up Internet service.
Trucks do more than just move virtually all goods we consume and keep the economy rolling. They also deliver money to the tune of $13,000 plus a year to state and federal government coffers.
There's a perfectly healthy gentleman zipping around central Manteca in a powered wheelchair who doesn't need it.
St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church is expecting to distribute Thanksgiving food baskets to needy families on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Dave Wellenbrock wasn't representing the American Civil Liberties Union when he spoke at the meeting of the Manteca TEA Party Patriots Thursday night.
The couch is much too small for Cathy, Don and Ashton Lee to sit on at once, but they gladly squeeze into its purple arms, cradling their youngest son.