Two hundred more Manteca residents were working in April than in the previous month. Manteca's unemployment rate dipped to 13.6 percent in April from a post World War II high of 14.4 percent in March. That means one out of roughly every seven in the adult workforce or 3,900 people in Manteca are unemployed. It is a lower jobless rate than bothMarch at 14.4 percent as well as in February when it was at 13.8 ...
Graduation season officially kicks off this Friday. The "Pomp and Circumstance" – the traditional tune played at commencement exercises – begins at 6:15 p.m. for Calla High students receiving their diplomas. The special event will be held at the First Assembly of God Church, 486 Button Ave. Graduation candidates at Weston Ranch's New Vision Educational Center (the ceremony there will be held in the on-campus multi-purpose facility) and Lindbergh Educational Center (Calvary Community Church, 815 ...
Give Every Child a Chance – the Raymus founded tutoring group – has been honored by the California Teachers Association (CTA) with its "Golden Bell" award for excellence.
Traffic counts have skyrocketed 17.5 percent in the past year at the Spreckels/Cottage/Yosemite avenues intersection.
An aircraft flyover, a 21-gun Howitzer salute, and aerial fireworks are the flashy aspects of today's Memorial Day Weekend ceremonies at Woodward Park.
Throughout the early part of his life, Keith Little had people telling him about how his ways were uncivilized, and that his tradition and his people were savage.
A Manteca tradition won't become a victim of the budget crisis. The Manteca City Council last week nixed plans to recover costs incurred for the use of Library Park for the summer farmers market. That effectively saves the Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau about $1,000 on the popular activity that they barely break even on each year. Had the council not waived the fees, the CVB was prepared to move the farmers market elsewhere on ...
The first presentation of Saturday's "Not Forgotten" was standing room only at "The Place of Refuge" on Button Avenue that was part of the four-day scheduled of Memorial Day Weekend events.
Imagine experiencing daily fatigue, loss of balance and difficulty walking. Some of the simplest daily tasks such as walking, yard work and shopping become difficult for a person with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
Sammy L. Davis knew that he had to do something when he heard crying across the river – despite the fact that he himself had been injured from a North Vietnamese recoilless rifle round that took out the howitzer his squad was operating.
Earl Watson didn't know when he enlisted in the armed forced that he'd be taking part in one of the bloodiest battles in the history of modern warfare.
Fireworks lighting up the sky over Woodward Park Sunday at 8:45 p.m. will celebrate the safe return of those who have served America fighting the War on Terror in Iraq and Afghanistan.
It is the ultimate Manteca estate. Pay $9.9 million for the Sedan Estate just over a half miles southeast of Woodward Park that features three parcels with a combined 184 acres with 147 of those acres planted with producing Chardonnay grapes and the seller will throw in the 30,000 square foot house for free. That's not a joke, either. The land itself represents the largest chunk of available property contiguous to Manteca as future residential ...
A home is now closing escrow every 6.3 hours in Manteca. It is a pace unparalleled in Manteca since the mid-1980s when a torrent of buyers flooded over the Almont Pass to snap up affordable homes – at least based on Bay Area prices – in new neighborhoods along Union Road such as the Mayors Park, St. Francis, and Greystone neighborhoods. It also is close to the buying activity in 1989-1990 that was fueled primarily ...
It's been almost 20 years since the residents around Shasta Park first met with city officials about the open space at the center of the neighborhood.
The Great Valley Bookfest is bringing everything from nearly four dozen authors to gourmet food trucks to Manteca's Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley along the 120 Bypass on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The loss of farmland to build employment centers, retail and housing as part of the Austin Road Business Park could cost developers as much as $13.8 million.
LATHROP – The scene just didn't look right to Lathrop Police Services' deputy Jeff Watson.
The side of the historic Oddfellows building in the heart of downtown Manteca for years listed the names of the 954 Manteca area residents who served in World War II.
There is Helen and there is Grace – the iconic women of the CrossFit culture.
Manteca businessman Phil Waterford continues to help with the recovery of the seriously injured Lincoln Elementary School sixth grader who was airlifted to the U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento several weeks ago.
The father-son team of Matthew and Michael Cassidy found the first golden pumpkin worth $100 in the Manteca Bulletin's Great Pumpkin Hunt.
Since 2008, Manteca Unified School District has been in partnership with Lodi Support Our Troops in their annual Holiday Cheer Box Drive.
It may be called Pumpkin Fair. But judging by the human traffic that paraded Saturday Sunday around the Pumpkin Fair grounds in downtown Manteca, Family Fair may be an apt moniker for this popular annual event.
By JASON CAMPBELL
The best shot at saving the most prime farmland from development over the next 27 years in San Joaquin County is the creation of high density clusters of jobs, services and housing.
LATHROP – If you're a Lathrop resident you know what the city logo looks like.
It's going to be a "red carpet" treatment for elementary school scholars thanking them for their successes in school from the third through the eighth grade.