There's no doubt that California Carnival Co. President Kevin Tate would see a lot more business if the carnival that he finished setting up Wednesday afternoon were closer to the Crossroads Street Faire.
Agricultural production is down in San Joaquin County and the surrounding areas. In some cases, according to California Farm Bureau President Bruce Blodgett, numbers are down as much 20 to 30 percent on certain crops and tree nuts and up to 50 percent on others when compared to last year. And the reason behind the production slowdown is quite simple, says Blodgett – they just don't have the workforce needed to handle the load. That' ...
Manteca Police officer Mike Kelly was humbled by the recognition he and his wife Margaret received at Tuesday night's City Council meeting for stepping up to help three homeless children by taking them into their home for three months.
LATHROP - At least 2,500 people are going to get down and dirty Saturday at Dell'Osso Family Farm off Interstate 5 at Manthey Road.
Lathrop is in a quandary. They have large scale distribution center development in the Crossroads Center wanting to move forward while housing construction - including the 11,000-home River Islands at Lathrop - is starting to fill the air with the sound of pounding hammers. But Lathrop could be stymied by what may soon be a lack of sewer capacity. It'll cost $20 million and take several years if not longer to expand an existing high ...
Juliene Flanders is no stranger to organizing events. She's also no stranger to reaching out in an attempt to draw people to events. It's what she's done for nearly her entire career – making parks and recreation programs in Turlock and Oakdale successful for the residents of those communities. So when she took the job as the chief executive officer of the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau, and saw the magnitude of the annual Crossroads ...
The Place of Refuge in Manteca is playing host today to a "listening session" with Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Modesto) on the subject of immigration reform. It will be held from 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. in the church's sanctuary.
If you are unemployed in Central Manteca you might want to put on your resume that you could be worth at least $187,200 in state tax credits if the right company hires you.
It's just a matter of time before Manteca's $7.3 million transit station is completed.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The people of Stockton will feel financial fallout for years after a federal judge ruled Monday to let the city become the most populous in the nation to enter bankruptcy.
LATHROP – When it comes to the condition of its pavement, Lathrop fares better than most.
Nick Hafer, 24, took on the challenges of serving as an "Au Pair" in Switzerland to the children of two married doctors – a general practitioner and an Ob/Gyn – for some 14 months after graduating from college last year.
Manteca's main retail hub one day is expected to create a continuous 3.5-mile ribbon along Atherton Drive from the future McKinley Avenue interchange to a point just west of Wellington Avenue.
LATHROP - Jasmine Ivey burst onto the scene at Lathrop High waving pom-poms and leading cheers.
LATHROP – The water meters in the older section of Lathrop aren't functioning properly.
Odds are you've never met Albert Garcia.
LATHROP – Steven Gascon doesn't mind the fact that the City of Lathrop shelled out $4,000 to rent the space in the Target parking lot for a weekend carnival.
"Manteca: A hidden gem to live, work and play."
WATERFORD – Rebekah DelSanto did what she had to do in the best interest of her daughter.
Highway 99 traffic was backed up for nearly nine hours Thursday from a big rig that rolled on its side blocking all northbound lanes shortly before 7 a.m.
It is seen as a "Miracle on Judith Court" Tuesday afternoon that is responsible for two brothers, 6, and 2, being rescued by a neighbor who jumped into her pool to save the youngsters she said appeared lifeless, floating on the top of the water.
Thirty percent of Manteca's 330 municipal workers take advantage of the city's interest-free loan program to secure computers for their personal use.
If Christina Thurner had her druthers, she'd spend every waking minute with her baby boy.
Gayle Pace chuckles when she says, "I'm the flower floozy who works on a budget."
Update: Traffic was still at a crawl as of 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon slowing motorists who were driving northbound on Highway 99 between the Highway 120 Bypass and Yosemite Avenue. Tow trucks had pulled the truck around into one lane leaving the other lane open to allow restricted traffic flow on the freeway.
Manteca is flush with wastewater treatment capacity.
Debra Moore recently worked at Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park.
A crosswalk with flashing beacons on each side of the street to alert motorists there may be pedestrians will be installed later this year on Cottage Avenue at Brookdale Way.
Jessica Becker knows what it's like to be there when her daughter wakes up every morning and when she goes to bed every night – relishing in the bundle of joy and energy that 4-year-old Lauren brings to her family.
What could Manteca do with an extra $1.8 million?