The din of a junior police academy classroom session was shattered with a jarring door pounding followed by a deafening shout, "This is the Manteca Police SWAT Team – we have a search warrant," then a brief silence and an earth-shaking boom.
A Manteca woman who had just left a bank, a local alarm company installer and a Manteca firefighter all happened on a black plume of smoke coming from a home at 575 North Poplar at about the same time late Thursday morning.
The lucky number if you are selling a house in Manteca today is 3-2 as in three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority that serves 2.1 million acres is in a world of hurt due to lack of water.
A Technology Outreach Program (TOP) is being offered July 13 through July 29 at no cost to children, senior citizens and adults courtesy of Give Every Child A Chance and Best Buy.
LATHROP – What does an American soldier serving in Iraq have to do with the International Amateur BBQ Cookout Competition and Festival this Saturday in Lathrop?
It's been a decade since the Anderson's 209 BMX team finally firing on all cylinders earned sponsorships from the Icee Corporation as well as local BMX parts fabricator Snap.
Parts of Manteca, Banta and southeast Tracy are scheduled for spraying by the San Joaquin County Mosquito & Vector Control District due to the recent increase of the adult mosquito population and the detection of West Nile virus.
The Friends of Manteca Parks & Recreation Foundation and the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department will be co-sponsoring their 7th Annual Swing for Youth Golf Tournament on Friday, July 24.
Manteca Idol is just around the corner and last minute preparations are going into what is shaping up to be one of the best Idol season's ever.
Best-selling author and natural health coach Elodia Tate is featured speaker for the July 15 Manteca Women's Connection luncheon.
Described as what could be fodder for a Woody Allen movie, Tuff Boy Trailers is facing more than $112,000 in fees in their effort to expand a truck storage yard on the west end of Yosemite Avenue where it intersects with the Highway 120 Bypass.
Putting the customer first – whether it is the little guy seeking a permit to install a new water heater or a developer seeking to build a massive employment center – inspired a physical and attitude makeover of the Manteca Community Development Department.
LATHROP – Too much of a good thing is not always good. Case in point: The Park and Ride program for commuters at Valverde Park in Lathrop.
It's going to be an opportunity to chat openly with Manteca's police chief Saturday morning at Johnny's Restaurant in the 600 block of East Yosemite Avenue.
Students enrolled in the Manteca Unified be.tech Academy's first responder program aimed at teens wanting to pursue careers as police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical techs could eventually be subject to drug testing.
Lake Tulloch is expected to remain at its current level until at least Oct. 1 as the result of a water agreement reached Friday regarding flows on the Stanislaus River.
They're silent, they're agile, and they're fast.
An agency wanting to locate an emergency shelter in a general commercial zone - essentially one that accommodates retail and office uses - will soon be able to do so without obtaining a conditional use permit.
The Swiss Hall in Ripon comes alive with a party – sometimes even two or three celebrations – every month – with several of them open to anyone including those who have no blood connections to someone in the Alpine region of Europe.
When California Gov. Jerry Brown announced unprecedented conservation measures last week, attention was quickly drawn to farmers, specifically those in the almond industry, who were accused of getting a "free pass" while the rest of the state is left dry.
It will take roughly 300,000 gallons of water to fill the water park portion of the proposed Manteca Great Wolf Resort.
Every church has a story. Manteca's churches are no exception. St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, for one, started as a small frame church that was built in 1916 on East Yosemite Avenue on a piece of land donated by the Bacigaloupi family. The first people to attend Masses at the church were Portuguese dairy farmers who came to this once dry and sandy area at the start of the irrigation district in 1909.
The 1981 booklet is simply titled "Symbolism… as displayed and used at St. Paul's."
Once upon a time in Manteca, there was a small church with a big dream.
There's a pending deal striking a balance between agriculture, urban, and fish needs for water from the stressed Stanislaus River watershed.
It's kind of the ultimate irony – the need for a municipality to do everything it can to meet a bureaucratic deadline dealing with a 200-year-flood when California is in the middle of what could very easily become its worst drought on record.
Robert Iniguez leans against the threshold separating the weights from the indoor turf.
Correspondence between the National Marine Fisheries Service and Congressman Jeff Denham's office shows the Bureau of Reclamation wants to flush as much as 15,000 acre feet of water down the Stanislaus River in order to "save" six fish.
River Islands, when it is fully completed, will be a massive achievement in expert planning.