The last time Manteca – and the rest of the United States – faced a major flu epidemic that had the potential of closing schools and quarantining victims was 90 years ago.
Don Cheek had a lot to look back on and smile as he leaned back and relaxed on the infield of Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium Wednesday afternoon.
Under gusty conditions at Sierra High School, approximately 50 competitors participated in the First Annual Manteca Senior Games sponsored by the Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sierra High School.
Carl Neaterous of Manteca used to play hundreds of softball games in a year. Included were his various league and tournament teams. At 67, he's toned it down a few notches, playing far less games compared to his heydays. "It's more than just playing games," Neaterous said at Wednesday's Manteca Senior Games. "For me, it's more of a social event – I've made so many friends (playing softball) over the years." As a pitcher, he's ...
Lodi orthodontist Lancer Turner is no stranger to relishing the feel of a racquet in his hand as he stares down the net.
The first time that I ever stepped foot on a racquetball court, I figured that it was about time I show my father who was really the boss.
Ask Dennis Reis to describe his job and he'll do it in three words: "Flat and black."
Friends of the Manteca Library canceled last month's annual book sale. But fear not, the group has an ongoing book sale at the Manteca Branch Library, offering plenty of hardcover and paperback books in good condition at outstanding discount prices. A hardcover, for example, goes for 50 cent apiece while the paperbacks are priced at 25 cent each or five for $1. "We can always use more donated books," Friends of the Library member Michelle ...
RIPON – More retail space is on its way to Ripon. Last week the Ripon Planning Commission approved a proposal that will allow a developer to construct a project at the corner of Arc Way and Milgeo Avenue set to include more than 11,000 square-feet of retail space as well as a service station set to include a car wash and a 3,000 square-foot convenience store. Navid Fardenesh cast the lone dissenting vote. But even ...
Cheer Stars ended their season at Nationals that took place April 3-4 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
The MRPS Classy Car Show is scheduled for Sunday, May 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 133 N. Grant St. in Manteca.
It is a Hummer like no other you'll see. Airbrushed on it are the images of seven members of the American Special Forces who died in Afghanistan on Feb. 27, 2007 in a helicopter crash during the War on Terror. The Hummer is a tribute by Roseville resident Deborah Getz to her son Kristofer Thomas and the other fallen not just in Afghanistan and in Iraq but in all wars America has waged to preserve ...
Four days honoring those who served America – from Manteca's most decorated soldier to the latest Manteca soldier to lay down his life for his country - takes place May 22-25.
(Editor's note: Kristofer Thomas wrote this essay as an assignment his senior year at Roseville High.)
Christopher Carl Henry Black U.S. Air Force First Class Airman Christopher Carl Henry Black graduated basic training on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008 at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. (321st training squadron weapons training, physical training, academic airman flight 656 (coin ceremony excellence integrity, service before self to serve our country. Sworn in at graduation E-1.) He is stationed at Hurbert Field, Florida. He is the son of Marc and Melissa Braumbaugh ...
STOCKTON – The Diocese of Stockton has reached a negotiated settlement with attorneys for a man who was a victim of sexual abuse in the 1980s by defrocked Catholic priest Oliver O'Grady.
It's not the dark roofs that bother Ed Kramer.
Back by popular demand, the San Joaquin Valley Air District's Clean Green Yard Machines program starts today with more funding and more lawn mower options.
Manteca's municipal leaders don't want to make a deadly mistake.
When Shorty Wolf was growing up on a dairy farm on the outskirts of Manteca, his family didn't have any power, let alone air conditioning.
Like many farmers in the area at this time of the year, John Mendes is busy cutting and baling hay in the fields, and storing them for winter feed.
The remains collected from the yard of a Manteca residence have been confirmed to be those of a missing Stockton woman Karen Sterzl, 36, when she disappeared in December of 1990.
Is panhandling becoming too aggressive in Manteca?
When an arsonist torched the playground equipment at McFall School for the second time in three years back in March, it was the students that lost out.
Manteca Police have been unable to contact the man who lost his $2,200 bank roll at a fast food restaurant on May 3 with the good news that KHOP 95.1 radio listeners and the El Pollo Loco corporate office in Southern California want to help.
The heat wasn't enough to keep Josh Johnson inside Tuesday afternoon.
There was no Union Road interchange 20 years ago on the 120 Bypass.
LATHROP - For two years the City of Lathrop has been on the hook for water payments that a defunct developer initially agreed to cover.
LATHROP - It's that time of year again.
The Library Park interactive water feature is back up and running just in time for the opening this afternoon of this summer's Downtown Manteca Certified Farmers' Market.