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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


Lathrop’s 20th birthday bash tonight

LATHROP – It will be a quiet 20th birthday for the City of Lathrop today.

July 01, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop man’s real home-grown business

Duane Aul didn't have an endless supply of rows to plant his crops.

July 01, 2009 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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MR. HEMINGWAY?

Tommy Joyce with his distinctive white beard was somewhat of a celebrity riding in an open taxi cab down main streets in Havana with Cubans shouting to him: "Mr. Hemingway! – Mr. Hemingway!"

July 09, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Another hotel chain checks into Manteca

Out-of-area teams playing tournaments at Big League Dreams won't have too far to go to book a hotel room when 2015 rolls around.

July 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Retired teacher frets about Manteca growth

When Caroline Finn came to the top of the hill at the Grapevine nearly 30 years ago and beheld the great valley below, she knew there was no going back.

July 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Five gearing up so far for City of Manteca races

Five contenders have filed the necessary documents to legally raise donations to campaign for the Manteca council or mayor's post.

July 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Creamery was sweet attraction for Manteca ice cream lovers

The Creamery was "the place" to stop in Manteca for generations of Bay Area travelers going to and from the Sierra on weekends.

July 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Movie’s focus: Suicide, bullying

It was "quiet on the set!" followed by "camera, action!" at Manteca High's swimming pool on Sunday for one scene in the powerful, thought-provoking film "Listen" focused on making a difference for today's teens and their need to be heard.

July 08, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


MAKING HISTORY

Miguel Lopez has found his place in history. Yet again.

July 08, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Vote eliminates $1.4M in golf course debt

The Manteca Municipal Golf Course's financial outlook is almost on par - at least for now.

July 08, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FPPC report sparks Lathrop exchange

LATHROP – It might not yet be election season, but the political fuse has already been lit in Lathrop.

July 08, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


$1.9M Louise project this summer

Work on a $1.9 million project to make two miles of Louise Avenue more conducive to pedestrians and bicyclists while enhancing the looks of the east-west corridor with start this summer.

July 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GOING HOLLYWOOD

Marshall Magincalda stood in the front of his Woodward Avenue ranchette and gazed at the dozens of people buzzing around his property as if it were normal.

July 07, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


He’s helped folks keep their cool for 20 years

Frank Warren is a busy man.

July 07, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Move afoot to restore librarians

Mary Buchanan is not a certificated Manteca Unified teacher librarian. But she is working hard to convince district officials "to consider returning the teacher librarian positions to each of the high schools." Those positions were among the victims of the budget cuts that were made during the Great Recession.

July 06, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Donations allow man to keep foot

A Manteca man who suffered a compound fracture above his ankle during a river accident and faced amputation will get to keep his left foot.

July 06, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Powwow ends three-day run in Manteca

Orena Monahan once again enjoyed her three-day stay at the Fourth of July Powwow at the Three Rivers Lodge in Manteca.

July 06, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


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