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UP train derailment shuts down Austin Road

Veteran Ripon teacher's aide Ardette Fassler was sitting in her rural farmhouse living room watching "The Wheel of Fortune" at 7:20 p.m. when she heard a deafening rumble outside her Austin Road home.

July 21, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Challenging times prompt retooling of Neighborhood Watch group

Reduction in city services, a shrinking police force due to positions left unfilled, plus the early release of 1,000 convicted felons back to San Joaquin County is prompting Manteca to overhaul and re-energize the Neighborhood Watch program.

July 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca takes $500M hit

Manteca's assessed property values have plummeted $500.3 million or 14.7 percent.

July 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca pursuing cameras for park safety

There was a time when parents were reluctant to allow their kids to go to the Manteca skate park.

July 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca nurse makes a difference

As a little girl born and raised in the Philippines, Ruth (Hosain) Van Staaveren enjoyed helping her "Lola" (grandmother) with household chores, running errands and whatever else she needed. Recognizing her granddaughter's obliging nature, she suggested that Ruth become a nurse when she grew up since she was good at taking care of people.

July 20, 2009 | By MONICA CANE Correspondent | NEWS


Deferring fees goal: Luring more jobs & affordable housing units

Civic leaders are being asked Tuesday to put in place a citywide development fee deferral program in a bid to retain and attract employers to Manteca.

July 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


40 years ago neighbors gathered to see man walk on the moon

Forty years ago this evening dozens of people gathered around a 12-inch TV screen in Manteca's Powers Tract neighborhood sandwiched between the former Spreckels Sugar plant and Manteca High to see history in the making.

July 20, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Obama bucks helping close gap

The southeast quadrant of the Highway 120 Bypass/Main Street interchange is being opened up for development thanks to a $900,000 infusion of federal funds.

July 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


10-hour trip from smelly to fresh

Anglers know where the best water is to catch fish.

July 19, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca sees third straight drop in monthly unemployment

Manteca's unemployment rate improved for the third straight month in June.

July 19, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


She’s serving with US Army JAG Corps in Iraq

LATHROP – Lathrop City Council member Robert K. Oliver has even more reason to keep track of news from Iraq these days.

July 19, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Polynesian dancers at farmers market

The Nnapa Nui Polynesian dancers are performing Tuesday at the Manteca Farmers market at Library Park this Tuesday.

July 19, 2009 | | NEWS




Manteca housing prices slip, sliding away to 1997 levels

Prices in Manteca's resale housing market have slipped back almost to 1997 levels.

July 18, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


National Night Out party at Library Park Aug. 2

Manteca's annual rally to bring citizens together to combat crime starts this year with a community block party on Sunday, Aug. 2, at Library Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

July 18, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Escalon may ship treated wastewater to Manteca

Tanker truck traffic on East Highway 120 between Escalon and Manteca is expected to pick up in the coming weeks.

October 05, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


What are Lathrop’s unmet transit needs?

Don't like that bus route that makes too many stops on its way to your destination?

October 05, 2014 | | NEWS


What about adding costume contest with Pumpkin Run?

What would make the Faustina Rosas Pumpkin Run even more fun?

October 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


CAN IT COMEBACK?

It seemed like a simple project - directional signs to help visitors find Manteca attractions such as Big League Dreams, downtown and Woodward Park.

October 04, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca may reduce watering days, ramp up fines to $250

Manteca is moving to reduce outside watering days from four to three, impose water conservation rules year round and slap repeat offenders with $250 fines per occurrence.

October 04, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Family rocked by Dean’s sudden death; needs help with funeral

Angelica Dean was, by all accounts, caring, selfless and hardworking, and the longtime Manteca resident used those traits to build a career in assisting the elderly.

October 04, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Manteca motorcycle damaged in collision

A Manteca police officer was thrown from his motorcycle last weekend in a collision that occurred while he was providing a security escort for a motorcycle convoy accompanying runners that went down Airport Way.

October 04, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Tracy: Downtown is alive, thanks to redevelopment investment

The heart of downtown Tracy harkens to a lot of nostalgia. One of those nostalgic elements that draws people to this central part of town is the historic Lincoln Highway.

October 04, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Merced: People + ideas + support = success

MERCED – The lobby at Coffee Bandits froths with conversation of all flavors, and it's not uncommon to find those on divergent paths sharing creamers.

October 04, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Turlock: Great Recession helped downtown

TURLOCK – Downtown businesses in Turlock are flourishing.

October 04, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lodi: Recharging city’s economic core

Downtown Lodi has become a place of destination.

October 04, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Thousands enjoy a special Pumpkin Fair

They came by the thousands – as far south as Merced, west to Orinda, Plymouth to the east, and Sonora and Jackson in the foothills. These are the students – 2,250 of them – who converged at the Dell'Osso Family Farm at River Islands in Lathrop for the 2014 Manteca Pumpkin Fair Special Access Day.

October 04, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


His train of thought: Safety

Israel Maldonado doesn't want a repeat of the 1976 tragedy outside of Manteca where a van carrying 10 Tracy High students was struck by a train, burst into flames, and killed most of the teens instantly.

October 03, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SAVAGE DUO

Before there was Savage Elite Fitness there was personal sacrifice and a desperate, soul-searching struggle.

October 03, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Community rallies around 19-year-old

Nineteen-year-old Jose Maltez shed a few tears when he saw his mother in her casket at the PL Fry Funeral Home on Thursday.

October 03, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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