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75-25 tax split to land Wolf?

Manteca may make its biggest tax sharing deal ever to get the biggest economic return yet for the municipal general fund.

January 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


QUICKER RESPONSE

Manteca firefighters are arriving at emergency calls quicker despite an increase in calls.

January 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SJ County plans center in Manteca

Home sales at River Islands at Lathrop and elsewhere will help start moving a proposed satellite county center toward becoming a reality in Manteca.

January 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Farmers give thanks but pray for more

In the summer, with California in the throes of a record-setting drought, the sign that popped up all over the farming areas in and around Manteca caught a bit of attention with the message: "Pray for Rain."

January 27, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


The Sweet 16 quiz

Manteca had a sweet deal going when Spreckles Sugar opened its factory for what ended up being an 80-year run.

January 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE MUSIC MAN RETURNS

East Union celebrated the return of its music man, Jose Baron, this past weekend.

January 25, 2015 | James Burns | NEWS


Project aims for massive distribution style tenants

There's nothing small about the proposed Lathrop Gateway Business Park.

January 25, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Search & rescue K9s vital to California

The value of search and rescue dogs throughout the state was demonstrated before Manteca Unified School District's law enforcement and fire service students in the be.tech Academy's "First Responders" program.

January 25, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon pays officer’s cost for funeral trip

An estimated 10,000 mourners paid their final respects to Wenjian Liu.

January 25, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


ACCESS vs. EXCESS

Janice Ward anxiously awaits her day in court with disabled-access advocate and litigious attorney Scott Johnson.

January 24, 2015 | James Burns | NEWS


Quadriplegic fights ADA abuse

Every move that Brad Peters makes is thought out.

January 24, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Drought: Death knell for recreation at Woodward?

The odds for a normal year of snow and rain are rapidly evaporating.

January 24, 2015 | | NEWS


Religion memes still dominating cultures

That meme with the tough-faced toddler holding up his fist to signal an accomplishment?

January 24, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


More cops & firefighters?

Property and sales tax receipts for the City for Manteca are exceeding budget projections.

January 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Deal may pay off Lathrop bond debt

If it all goes according to plan the City of Lathrop might have just made its last $1.2 million debt service payment for a series of bonds taken out to participate in the South County Water Supply Project.

January 23, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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QUILTS & DOLLS

Scores of quilts, from wall hangings and wearable arts to three-dimensional fabric dolls, are not the only attractions at this weekend's 36th annual Manteca Quilt & Doll Show.

March 04, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Police step up distracted driving enforcement

In an effort to reduce the number of distracted drivers and speeding on Manteca streets, motorcycle traffic officers are stepping up enforcement to keep serious accidents to a minimum.

March 04, 2015 | | NEWS


Taizer Prayer Service set

St. Anthony's Parish will co-sponsor a Taize Prayer Service with Manteca Presbyterian Church on Thursday, March 5, starting at 7 p.m., at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 525 E. North St.

March 04, 2015 | | NEWS


LEVEE WORK IN JEOPARDY

It's a harsh $168 million reality.

March 03, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


AGAINST ALL ODDS

Riley Simmons was standing tall as she received the "Every Student Succeeding Award" from the Association of California School Administrators' San Joaquin Chapter.

March 03, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


ACE needs may come at expense of bus service

Bus service could be cutback in Manteca as well as connections to Stockton where a number of local riders use Regional Transit to reach Delta College and various county services.

March 03, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Chase to close Raley’s store branch by May 7

Chase bank customers who conduct their transactions at the Raley's store in Manteca while doing their grocery shopping will see the end of that convenience on May 7.

March 03, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Snowpack just 14% of normal

They are golfing and sunbathing along the snowless shores of Lake Tahoe.

March 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GIVING HOPE

Monday mornings are days of hope for dozens of families as well as single moms desperate to either keep a head over their roof or to get off the streets.

March 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Oh, the places they’ll go

The celebration for Read Across America has already begun.

March 01, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Perez serving God in the ring

When Richard Perez was in his early 30s he had a vision. God came into his room, lifted him up out of bed and took him into his kid's room. There, God told Perez that he needed to change the harmful direction of his life or he would find his kids were no longer a part of his life. The vision shook Perez. He'd never experienced anything like it. Yet, he found it difficult to comply. He wasn't ready to pull away from the road of destruction he'd been on since his teen years.

March 01, 2015 | By Monica Cane | NEWS


Will council agree to spend another $300K?

LATHROP – Over the course of the last six months the Lathrop City Council has approved spending just over $191,000 for a restroom at River Park South, the demolition and reconstruction of the 7th Street Skate Park, study space at City Hall and solar lighting at Woodfield Park.

March 01, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Noted artist Dan Petersen declares Almond Festival art show success

Ninety-one entries in the weekend's Almond Blossom Festival Art Show drew a number of awards for their artworks and photographs. Noted artist Dan Petersen said he had fun judging the show, adding that it has improved much in the past year.

March 01, 2015 | | NEWS


SCORING WITH MUSIC

Gordon Kennedy trudges between rooms of his music lesson studio lackadaisically.

February 28, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Zephyr hasn’t missed a beat

Zephyr is back.

February 28, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


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