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Brock family makes season bright some 130,000 times

Corwin Snyder watched with youthful anticipation as the train his grandfather constructed worked its way around the Mercedes Avenue yard.

December 10, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


State floodplain rules restricting building in 2015 without levee improvements

Over a thousand property owners southwest of Manteca – including a number within the city limits – will find it difficult to build structures of any consequence on their land starting in 2015.

December 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Candle causes $60K of damage to home

San Joaquin County Sheriff's Deputy Dean Thayer was in the right spot at the right time Wednesday when he saw smoke coming from a residence in the 400 block of Pine Street and radioed into his dispatcher while en route to another call.

December 10, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Go to where the real wild things are Friday

The blockbuster movie, "Where the Wild Things Are," tells about a mythical place.

December 10, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Seeking a gift made in Manteca? Try pottery

If you're looking for a "made in Manteca" gift that has a wide following you could stop by Delicato Vineyards or even a produce stand for locally grown almonds and walnuts.

December 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Giving Tree effort takes aim at gifts for elderly

There are a lot of Giving Trees that are geared for the very young. But rare are the ones that target seniors who are spending the holidays in a care home or rehab center.

December 09, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


CHRISTMAS FOR KIDS

Are you in the giving mood and want to help brighten a kid's Christmas?

December 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Thanking those who helped save her life

Sue Bloodgood is lucky to be alive.

December 09, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Some plants are literally freezing to death

There's one important reason the oleander was the plant of choice for the median strip of Highway 99.

December 09, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


30th annual Holiday Affair Dec. 16

The biggest holiday party in Manteca is being planned by Manteca Soroptimists for their upcoming 30th Annual Holiday Affair.

December 09, 2009 | | NEWS


MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE

Manteca Historical Society and Museum will be hosting its annual Holiday Open House from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 10 at the museum, 600 W. Yosemite Ave. On display will be 17 Christmas trees, some trimmed with vintage ornaments. Animated figures, some life-size, adorn the Memorial Building front window. Traditional Christmas carols will be sung and holiday background music will be provided by Keri Stewart. A drawing will be held offering a gift basket and items from the gift shop. A wide array of refreshments will be served and admission is free.

December 09, 2009 | | NEWS


Almond Blossom dinner on Jan. 14

RIPON - The Ripon Chamber of Commerce is holding their 48th Annual Almond Blossom Kick Off and Tribute Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 14, at the Ripon Community Center, 334 Fourth Street at 6 p.m.

December 09, 2009 | | NEWS


ODDS & ENDS

Veritas PTA plans holiday boutique

December 09, 2009 | | NEWS


Manteca regional attractions

Every wonder what attracts people to visit Manteca?

December 09, 2009 | | NEWS




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Full text of Manteca Unified bond

The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.

September 01, 2014 | | NEWS


Burned out Manteca family is seeking help from community

The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.

September 01, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


GIVING HOPE TO KIDS

The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.

September 01, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca council voting Tuesday to formally not accept $6.9M

A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.

September 01, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Workers take break for Labor Day fun

MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.

August 31, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Biochar: More crops, less water

Manteca Unified students may soon start growing future jobs.

August 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MAKING THE CALL

The first time that Gary Scharmann officiated a varsity high school football game he made a tackle.

August 30, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Feds critical of proposed twin tunnels

STOCKTON - A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the project Thursday.

August 30, 2014 | By SCOTT SMITH Associated Press | NEWS


Illegal fireworks hit fire trucks with near misses to firefighters

A barrage of illegal fireworks set off by a house fire made several hits on a Manteca fire truck and narrowly missed firefighters as they were scrambling to get fire hoses in place at a Thursday evening house fire in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Yard sale today benefits dance group

December is three months away. But every moment between now and then will count for a group of young students at Manteca's Universal Dance Company.

August 29, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


FIREWORKS FUEL FIRE

Explosions and shooting fireworks raised additional havoc Thursday as a fire swept through a two-story home in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue just two blocks from the Louise Avenue fire station.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Joe Freitas helped youth, founded bank

Joe Freitas - part of the World War II generation of leaders who returned home from war to lay the ground work for Manteca's future- passed away Thursday. He was 88.

August 29, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop issues specific drought water use rules

LATHROP – California is facing a water emergency.

August 29, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Memories are the order of the day at Isadore’s

It was another day of sad good-byes and warm hugs and loads of memories as Isadore's Restaurant served its last lunch to longtime friends and customers Thursday noon.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Turlock’s homeless success story

TURLOCK – Tim Guerino knows that the model works.

August 28, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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