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Push for ½ cent jail sales tax

The November ballot could include a half cent sales tax designed to generate $40 million to pay for the staffing and operations of an expanded San Joaquin County Jail.

February 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Teens learn about what firefighters do on the job

The Manteca Junior Ambassadors – all high school seniors – experienced a taste of being a firefighter in the community on Tuesday at the Powers Avenue fire station.

February 04, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Plenty of places for super time Sunday

Just because you aren't having your own Super Bowl party doesn't mean you can't enjoy the tradition of food and football.

February 04, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Haircuts help Hope for Haiti Foundation

Janet Hutton wanted to do her part to help the people of Haiti.

February 04, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Manteca, Ripon & Escalon say ‘yes’ to SSJID, ‘no’ to PG&E

Two years ago PG&E was able to garner support among elected leaders in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon to thwart South San Joaquin Irrigation District efforts to gain official council support of SSJID's efforts to enter the retail power business.

February 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Margo Young: Educator, counselor, physician and nun

Margo Young is a rare breed.

February 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Fagundes going for record 250-pound hamburger

Forget the waterslides, the pumpkins, or the unique history of the city's name – Manteca is about to become the record-holder for California's largest hamburger.

February 03, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Motorist dies in submerged SUV

The body of a 31-year-old male motorist was pulled from his SUV about 10 p.m. Monday night that had become submerged in the murky levee water off of Wing Levee Road.

February 03, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Is Manteca Ronald McDonald’s kind of place?

The fast food proliferation in Manteca continues.

February 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sororptimist Something Special event offers Saturday lunch, Sunday brunch

The Soroptimist members of Manteca are preparing for their 18th annual "Something Special" themed luncheon.

February 03, 2010 | | NEWS


GECAC offers safe haven after school

Did you know that juvenile crime increases by almost 15% once school lets out? This leads us to ask a very important question: "Do you know what your child is doing between the hours of 3 and 6 p.m.?"

February 03, 2010 | | NEWS


Boys & Girls Club Member Profile

Member profile

February 03, 2010 | | NEWS


ODDS & ENDS

Super Bowl omelet breakfast set for Sunday

February 03, 2010 | | NEWS


Builders: Cut growth fees in half

The head of the organization that represents almost all builders in Manteca has a message for City Hall – if you want to generate jobs slash growth fees for everything from parks to road projects triggered by the need to accommodate growth in half.

February 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$194K question: Will SSJID lowering power rates cause global warming?

Will South San Joaquin Irrigation District's bid to take over PG&E's retail system in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop trigger a rise in the ocean level?

February 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Manteca gets $133K traffic grant

Traffic enforcement in Manteca is receiving a $133,000 infusion from the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long traffic enforcement upgrade within the community.

November 12, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


World War II ‘Mountain Men’ fighter

Doctors Hospital has a special patient for Veterans' Day - an 89-year-old private first class who served with the celebrated World War II Tenth Mountain Division that fought the German Army in the snowy Italian Alps in 1944.

November 11, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Some lesser-known facts about Brock Dennis Elliott

Brock Elliott Elementary School in Manteca was named after the first Manteca soldier who was killed during the Vietnam War.

November 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


St. Anthony luncheon returns to salad days

St. Anthony of Padua School in Manteca is once again playing host to the annual Holiday Luncheon and Craft Faire, arguably its most popular fund-raising event of the year.

November 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Drive needs 360 turkeys in 10 days

Woodbridge at Del Webb residents collected $478 so far or enough to buy Thanksgiving turkeys for 40 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop.

November 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Prestige partnering to raise funds for new VFW home

Prestige Assisted Living at Manteca has partnered with Manteca Care and Rehabilitation Center, St Jude Care Center and Manteca Senior Center to participate in events that will benefit the Veterans of Foreign Wars Jimmie Connors Post 6311.

November 11, 2014 | | NEWS


In Uniform

Dino Vincente Zanini

November 11, 2014 | | NEWS


‘Father of fiberglass waterslide’

Budge Brown - the father of the fiberglass waterpark slide - along with his wife Arlene have been inducted into the World Waterpark Association Hall of Fame.

November 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


239 YEARS OF SERVICE

The Marine Corps has celebrated its 239th birthday during a breakfast at the Spring Creek Country Club on Thursday.

November 09, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Travel plaza sues Lathrop; alleges fraud

He threatened it at a Lathrop City Council meeting almost two months ago.

November 09, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


She walks into her ninth decade

Ripon's "Spud" MacDonald hasn't missed a step in her 90 years, continuing every day to walk two to five miles throughout the community keeping herself in shape.

November 09, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Weston Ranch asks for block scheduling

Weston Ranch High School could go the way of Manteca High and go on block scheduling in August next year when the school year 2015-2016 begins.

November 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Thanksgiving drive needs 421 turkeys in next 11 days

Turkeys R Us is in a race against the clock.

November 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Former students recall Summer Home

Five former students of the long gone Summer Home School that had been located at what is now the southwest corner of Cottage Avenue and Southland Road northeast of Manteca told stories of their yesterdays when they met for lunch at Applebee's Restaurant.

November 08, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Cliff hanger: No winners yet in Lathrop

It could take days – or longer – before the three Lathrop City Council candidates separated by less than two-dozen votes know for sure whether they've earned one of the two available seats.

November 07, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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