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$369M spent buying existing Manteca homes in last 18 months

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.

July 03, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


College cyclists pedal cancer awareness

It looked like a makeshift triage center outside of Manteca Presbyterian Church Thursday evening.

July 03, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Parade, celebration & aerial fireworks today

Aerial fireworks launched near the Big League Dreams sports complex will cap off today's early bird Independence day celebration in Manteca.

July 03, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Without major aerial display Ripon fire officials fear the worst

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.

July 03, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


MOVIES IN THE PARK MOVIES IN THE PARK SATURDAY

'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.

July 03, 2009 | Hime Romero | NEWS


Braata on stage today at BLD celebration

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.

July 03, 2009 | | NEWS


Manteca housing in a tight squeeze

Lisa Stallings has concerns about the Manteca housing market.

July 02, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Lathrop’s 20th birthday low key but big in a small-town way

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.

July 02, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Turning up the heat on fire hazards

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.

July 02, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Police Academy an eye-opener for teens

The first day of the Target "E" Junior Police Academy may have been an eye-opener for some 18 local junior high school students.

July 02, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Fireworks booths enjoy brisk business

Charles Henry Jr. couldn't help but take in the massive variety of safe-and-sane fireworks that were on display at the stand outside of the Manteca Historical Society.

July 02, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Texas 4000 to present program tonight at Manteca Presbyterian

The Manteca Presbyterian Church will be hosting a group of 25 bicyclists from Austin, Texas, tonight during their stop-over in the Family City on their way to Anchorage, Alaska.

July 02, 2009 | | NEWS


CORRECTION

July 02, 2009 | | NEWS


Parade, celebration, fireworks Friday

Independence Day celebrations in Manteca come a day early this year as part of a municipal strategy to avoid over $10,000 in holiday overtime costs for public safety personnel and street crews.

July 01, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A SIGN OF THE TIMES

Jim Funsten is impressed.

July 01, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Lathrop may build BMX park on 7th St.

LATHROP – Could a BMX park be in the cards for Lathrop?

September 17, 2014 | | NEWS


‘You shouldn’t write all of us off just yet’

He calls himself "Joe."

September 17, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


They dump on farmers

Dave Roorda was not a happy camper when he stopped by early Friday morning at his almond orchard on the corner of Woodward Avenue and North Union Road. He had just knocked down the nuts from the trees a few days ago, and the drying almonds are waiting to be windrowed.

September 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


SSJID again says it will keep discount for poor folks

South San Joaquin Irrigation District has reaffirmed its commitment in legal documents to pay all state-required fees to local governments, retain rate breaks for qualifying low- households, and underwrite programs that promote agency efficient and energy conservation.

September 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


11-year-old shot in head dies; murder charges pending

His uncle said that he had the heart of a lion.

September 16, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Live auction back for St. Anthony’s Harvest Festival set for this weekend

St. Anthony's Harvest Festival live auction will return again this year.

September 16, 2014 | | NEWS


120 Bypass crash victim named

Lau'ray Thomas was the 16-year-old teen who was killed in the Highway 120 Bypass crash and fire that consumed her grandmother's car when it was hit from behind at about 3 p.m. Saturday in the slowed eastbound lanes midway between Main Street and Highway 99.

September 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


FIERY DEATH ON BYPASS

A front seat teen passenger in her grandmother's late model Mercury Sable died in a horrific car fire on the Highway 120 Bypass near Highway 99 shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday.

September 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Streets that offer Hope

Ron Laffranchi and Renee Silva said their parents would be proud to know that two streets in their beloved Manteca will bear their first names while at the same time helping homeless families.

September 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Future of old skate park before council

LATHROP – It's the Disneyland of skateboard parks.

September 14, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Pumpkin Run set for Oct. 4

The Faustina Rosas Memorial Pumpkin Run benefitting the Manteca Unified Student Trust takes place Saturday, Oct. 4, in downtown Manteca in conjunction with the Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair.

September 14, 2014 | | NEWS


Water waste war

With California facing the possibility of a fourth severe drought year and water use in general becoming an increasing concern as the state grows and court mandates for environmental uses further restrict supplies, the Manteca City Council on Tuesday will explore additional measures to further reduce municipal water consumption.

September 13, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BREAKING NEWS

Northern Nevada received a major economic boost earlier this month with the announcement of Tesla Motors locating its huge battery 'gigafactory' in Reno.

September 13, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Working on chain gang after 47 years

Bennie Gatto is the Carl Ripken of chain gang crews.

September 13, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Limiting commercial tobacco use

Tobacco-related businesses ranging from cigarette stores that legally allow the use of their product on premises and cigar bars to a proposed hookah lounge won't be allowed within 100 feet of a school in Manteca under a new municipal law that could go into effect with 50 days.

September 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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