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Emergency shelters allowed ‘by right’

HOPE Ministries' inital choice for Manteca's first family shelter in the early 1990s was a home on the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue.

September 06, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Families displaced by tear gas after bank robbery in need of donations

Six Manteca residents have been displaced from their homes for at least two weeks – if not longer – due to the aftermath of Friday's Bank of America robbery and subsequent 12-hour standoff in a South Lincoln Avenue duplex.

September 06, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Winds fail to stop the fun at Color the Skies event

RIPON - The organizers of The Color the Skies Over Ripon hot air balloon event that drew thousands of enthusiasts early Saturday morning didn't let a 22 mile per hour wind dampen their spirits.

September 06, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Top cooks donate winnings to food bank

The top two winners in the recent chili cook-off benefit for Second Harvest Food Bank did not bring home their prizes.

September 06, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


4th straight month of 30 plus new housing starts

August was the best month for new housing starts in Manteca in more than two years with construction starting on 37 new homes.

September 06, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Delicato grape juice available Sept. 19 for home winemakers

Delicato will host the 74th Annual Juice Days from Saturday, Sept. 19 through Monday Sept. 28 this year. Delicato has been supplying fresh grape juice to home winemakers since the winery began in 1935. Winery founder Gaspare Indelicato, enjoyed meeting old friends and sharing a glass of wine with them as he crushed their grapes. Gaspare's family continues the tradition of providing grape juice for home winemakers in honor of his memory and as a tribute to their winemaking heritage.

September 06, 2009 | | NEWS


Tickets now on sale for old-fashioned social, turkey BBQ benefitting museum

An old-fashioned tri-tip and turkey barbecue social is in its 17th year benefitting the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.

September 06, 2009 | | NEWS


Lathrop Days offers contest for chili lovers

What's the key to making good chili?

September 06, 2009 | | NEWS


1989: Record crowd attends annual Delicato Grape Stomp

80 years ago

September 06, 2009 | | NEWS


ODDS & ENDS

Sept. 11 prayer at civic center

September 06, 2009 | | NEWS


Does Manteca’s future hold the anti-McMansion?

Imagine – if you will – living in a 90-square-foot residential unit just 13.62 square feet bigger than a Volkswagen Beetle.

September 05, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


UP, UP & AWAY

The 2009 Color the Skies balloon festival begins today with a pancake breakfast that starts at 5:30 a.m. at Ripon's Mistlin Park on River Road off of Jack Tone Road accessed via Highway 99. The balloons will inflate and launch between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. today and again Sunday. For more information about the festival visit its website at www.colortheskies.com.

September 05, 2009 | | NEWS


Forced layoffs of cops as more cons getting out?

It was ironic that while 45 law enforcement officers from various agencies were tied up near downtown Manteca with two Bank of America bank robbery suspects holed up in a duplex the Manteca City Council was meeting behind closed doors trying to figure a way to avoid laying off 15 Manteca Police officers.

September 05, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


ODDS & ENDS

Teamsters gather at Northgate Park

September 05, 2009 | | NEWS


SSJID throws down gauntlet

South San Joaquin Irrigation District is forging ahead in its bid to replace PG&E as the retail power provider in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon with the goal of reducing rates by 15 percent across the board and enhancing reliability.

September 04, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Manteca veterans get a home

The envisioned Moffat Boulevard Community Hall - the future home of Manteca's Veterans of Foreign Wars post - is a testimonial to perseverance, ingenuity, and municipal staff's can-do attitude.

April 08, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BERRY SUCCESSFUL

Early morning before the sun peeks over the rim of the eastern horizon finds husband and wife Sai Saelee and Fahm Saechao at their small farm plot on West Yosemite Avenue.

April 08, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop just says no to medical pot dispensaries

LATHROP – Barber poles let people know where they can get a trim.

April 08, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Dinner helps family of victims in deadly fire

The Portuguese Fraternal Society of America, in cooperation with Fagundes Meats & Catering in Manteca, is coming to the aid of a family in need.

April 08, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


So Manteca never forgets

Manteca's next neighborhood park is honoring fallen Marine Corporal Charles O. Palmer II.

April 06, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


JUVENAL LECHUGA

Six years ago Juvenal Lechuga was a Nile Garden School eighth grader struggling to overcome bone cancer.

April 06, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Help make their wishes come true

A month ago, the Make-A-Wish Foundation brought Riley Simmons' wildest dreams to life, surprising the 11-year-old cancer survivor with a Hawaiian vacation.

April 06, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Lathrop aims to control skate boarders

LATHROP – Once it's open it will be one of the best public skate parks in Northern California.

April 06, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Ripon city, fire drop fees from each other

When it comes to policy, the City of Ripon and the Ripon Consolidated Fire District may soon have one in place that mirrors itself.

April 06, 2014 | | NEWS


Open forum featuring superintendent hopefuls

An opportunity to quiz the three candidates vying for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent will take place on Thursday, April 24.

April 06, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Goal: Save water, cut costs

It's a major undertaking: Make Manteca's official color green.

April 05, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Is Lathrop going for Vegas glitz?

It was supposed to carry Manteca into the advertising future.

April 05, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Realtors present 7 $500 scholarships

It was a shocker Tuesday morning for seven graduating high school seniors who were giving speeches in what they thought was the final competition for the Central Valley of Association's one and only college scholarship award.

April 05, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


1934: City doubles water allowed for homes for $1.50

100 years ago

April 04, 2014 | | NEWS


Water play victim of drought

First the good news: The water play feature at Library Park will be turned on in time for the 18th annual downtown Manteca Crossroads Street Faire.

April 04, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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