South San Joaquin Irrigation District wants to put more than $140 million back into the pockets of residents, farmers, businessmen, and government agencies in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon over the next 10 years.
Farmland preservation – as well as growth-related issues for the next 20 years – is the subject of a workshop tonight at Woodward School.
"It's such a relief – it feels good!" Those were the words of Manteca Firefighter Marvin Mears as he was welcomed back to work on the A-1 shift as a line fire captain. Interim Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters said he was glad Mears is back. "He just made a miraculous recovery – so dedicated to physical fitness," Waters said. Mears was seriously injured in a July 3, 2008 boating crash in the ...
Kaiser Hospital in Manteca handed out pink slips to an undetermined number of employees Tuesday morning – part of a Northern California region cut back.
Casey Lynn Bauer received plenty of attention during last February's Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week.
Manteca Parks & Recreation has started this year's Before School Program, PM Kinderzone and Kids Zone program.
Sons of Anarchy cast members at Eagles's Nest LATHROP - Eagle's Nest Harley Davidson welcomes cast members from Sons of Anarchy, the hit FX original series, on Sunday, Aug. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. The cast attending includes: Charlie Hunnam, as "Jax", Mark Boone Junior as "Bobby", Kim Coates as "Tig", Tommy Flanagan as "Chibs", Ryan Hurst as "Opie", Theo Rossi as "Juice" and creator and executive producer, Kurt Sutter. They will ...
Roth Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic from Tuesday, Aug. 18, through Thursday, Aug. 20, while the Union Pacific Railroad replaces a railway crossing.
CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA - It has been called "the greatest meeting of land and water in the world."
Manteca's pitch to lure new retail and employment opportunities to the community is delineated in the Chamber of Commerce's new Manteca Magazine & Business Directory. The glossy 60-page publication is making it official debut during a free chamber mixer on Thursday, Aug., 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Crystal Down's State Farm Insurance agency office in the 200 block of North Main Street. Downs has just completed a major remodel of the building plus ...
Just 25 years ago trains ran where the Tidewater Bikeway cuts through the heart of Manteca from Lathrop Road to Spreckels Avenue. The railroad was a start-up to challenge the lock-hold that the Southern Pacific Railroad had on freight and passenger services – including the rates charged – up and down the San Joaquin Valley. The plan was to run a competing line from Stockton to Los Angeles to free farmers and cities alike from ...
The song of the skill saws accented with the rat-a-tat of hammers has returned to Manteca. Manteca for the third straight month has recorded more than 30 housing starts with work starting on 36 new homes during July. That means 87 homes have started in the last three months which is more than three times the monthly pace of the prior 14 months. Housing starts are now up to 162 homes in 2009 through the ...
RIPON – Falling revenues means Ripon Unified students and parents may find out in the coming months that programs they have expected to always be there – the reader's workshop as one example – could be history. According to Ripon Superintendent Louise Nan, the district is going to be dangerously close to encroaching on the three-percent reserve that the State of California requires all districts maintain within the next three years. While each round of ...
LATHROP – Isaiah Robles woke up shortly before 6 a.m. Monday in order to make the long walk to school. The Lathrop High freshman, from his home located near Woodfield Park, set out afoot to his new surroundings, taking the recently completed extension road just west of the Interstate 5. "It wasn't too bad," Robles said. "But it was kind of tiring (walking to school)." Principal David Chamberlain noted that most of the estimated 750 ...
Love In the Name of Christ – or Love INC of Manteca – will meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Calvary Community Church, 815 Lathrop Road. A partnership of local Christian churches, Love INC was organized to meet the needs of low income, needy families and individuals trying to make ends meet by pooling their effort and resources. The group's mission statement is "to mobilize the church to transform lives and communities in the name ...
NEW YORK (AP) - After 20 years, it's possible for the details of a relationship to get fuzzy.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL.
Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Mormon congregations don't typically require members to have transportation, commit to active participation, accept assignments, be employed and forgo any church welfare.
Scott Hamilton, 34, of Manteca survived a three-car pileup Sunday morning on Highway 120 south of Sonora that claimed two lives of the occupants of an oncoming vehicle at Keystone Ranch.
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - A couple accused of killing their 5-month-old daughter by giving her a bottle of formula with heroin in it were charged with manslaughter on Friday.
Employee handbooks don't have protocols for apocalyptic episodes.
Connor McKinney didn't sprint over to one of the pedal cars that awaited him on the speedway at Dell'Osso Farms, but he didn't quite walk either.
Nearly three scores of students added STAR power to the Manteca Unified Board of Education meeting on Tuesday. Some even shone twice as bright.
Gun control legislation is typically considered a slam-dunk in California.
Kaiser Manteca nurses are pounding the pavement today at Woodbridge at Del Webb to share with the residents their concerns about the state of health services at the West Yosemite Avenue medical facility.
A 19-year-old Sacramento man has been arrested on attempted murder charges associated with an early morning double shooting Sept. 7 in a Victory Avenue home south of Alameda Street and east of Union Road, just blocks north of the Manteca Police Department.
FRENCH CAMP –Jeffrey Michael thought of the people at "Restore the Delta" as a "bunch of hippies" when they first papered his car with their mantra.