While most of Manteca was glued to their televisions watching the Super Bowl, Manteca Police patrolman Mike Espinosa was stopping a car in the 300 block of Mikesell Street that turned away from him and into an alley in mid block.
Police dispatcher Rudy Fowler has dedicated three decades in keeping his officers safe on the streets of Manteca – doing a great job in serving the public as well.
Two 13-week ministries aimed at helping people struggling with families breaking up – Divorce Care and Divorce Care for Kids – start this Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Crossroads Grace Community Church, 5505 Moffat Blvd.
LATHROP - The title of the book is "Filipinos in Stockton." But inside this compendium of archival photographs, part of the Images of America series which "celebrates the history of neighborhoods, towns and cities across the country" are a few familiar and once-familiar faces in Lathrop and even Manteca.
The Lathrop Sunrise Rotary is planning an E- Waste Recycling fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 21.
It isn't a snow job.
It's not just a crab feed.
Seven athletes who exemplified not just success in their chosen athletic endeavors but also in the standards they set as role models as well as the highly successful East Union High girls golf teams from 2006- to 2008 are being inducted into the Manteca Sports Heroes Hall of Distinction 2009.
You can – as the municipal law is now written – end up having the Manteca Police respond up to 24 times a year to false alarms at your business or home and not be charged a penny for tying up law enforcement services an average of 18 minutes per response.
Call it the Manteca Medical Emergency Response Department.
Surfing is the sport retiring Manteca Fire Chief Chris Haas enjoys the most, and a new epoxy board will make it even better off the beaches near Monterey.
By DENNIS WYATT
The videotape taken at the party where an off-duty Manteca Police officer was alleged to have hit some guests shows him shoving a young man to the floor. The video clip shows Detective Kirk Doty looking angry as he talked to the unidentified guest before pushing him in the chest with both hands.
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.
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.
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.
LATHROP – It's the Disneyland of skateboard parks.
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.
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.
Northern Nevada received a major economic boost earlier this month with the announcement of Tesla Motors locating its huge battery 'gigafactory' in Reno.
Bennie Gatto is the Carl Ripken of chain gang crews.
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.
A first responders' blue mass was celebrated Thursday morning at St. Anthony's Catholic Church honoring those who put their lives on the line every day for the communities they serve.
They came in waves.
LATHROP - The Lathrop Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a man believed to have exposed himself to a young girl Tuesday afternoon.
Millions of people tuned in to the last season premiere of the epic motorcycle crime drama that is "Sons of Anarchy" Tuesday night.
The rules have been set now that the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation has completed a major part of renovations to the Ripon High track and stadium.
It was a Price is Right moment. Others used Vanna White of Wheel of Fortune fame for analogy.