The field of finalists for Manteca Idol is now set in stone. Wednesday night the panel of judges threw in a surprise curve when they allotted another finalist space that will bring the total to 13 – meaning that four of the nine people competing in the night's Wild Card round would be given a chance to go up against the competition's best. Just like every year, the competition gets stiffer each and every week ...
Manteca is getting $1.5 million in federal stimulus funds to keep four officers in place. U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer met with San Joaquin County law enforcement leaders Wednesday to tell them the money coming to Stockton, Lodi, Manteca, and the county will hopefully be just the start. "I'm satisfied this isn't enough – we have to do more," Boxer told three area police chiefs and San Joaquin County Sheriff Steven Moore at a Wednesday afternoon ...
San Joaquin County schools and public health met Monday to discuss how parents, schools, and our community can help prepare for this flu season.
Back to School night on Sept. 9 at Sierra High Sierra High will be conducting its annual "Back to School" night on Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the large gymnasium. For parents and guardians, this will be an opportunity to meet with teachers and inquire about grades and progress of their students. The schedule is as follows: Students with the last name between "A" through "K" will meet between 5:45-7 p.m. Those with last names ...
Sewer gas, the sun's rays, and the power of water are being combined in a package deal to land federal stimulus funds being awarded for renewable energy projects.
The young man found dead in a Manteca home on Monday was identified by family and friends as James Pearson, 18, a 2008 graduate of Sierra High School.
The City of Manteca is getting closer to having two code enforcement officers.
Brent Stockwell always felt at home when he was soaring high above the ground. Whether it was an airplane, a glider, a helicopter, or a balloon, Stockwell enjoyed the freedom that flying gave him from an early age and was committed to making it a longtime passion. But when he got laid off from his job at CBS Radio, little did he know that he'd take his love for flying to a whole new level ...
An old-fashioned tri-tip and turkey barbecue social is in its 17th year benefitting the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.
The last time South San Joaquin Irrigation District met to formally air its plans to enter the retail power business, a large contingent of PG&E employees and retirees showed up prompting a move to a nearby church sanctuary.
RIPON - It's a police baton that doubles as a handcuff – with plenty of leverage.
Most people who work outdoors in the summer will find just about every way possible to escape the punishing rays of the sun.
Junior leadership is free to teens Teens have a chance to learn a lot about the community as well as develop leadership skills at no cost as part of the Manteca Chamber of Commerce Junior Leadership Program. The program involves once-a-month programs them an up close look at how the community operates. The orientation will take place Saturday, Sept. 26. Team building exercises will take place at Venture Academy. Other monthly programs include military ...
Carlos Gaspar had a lot to smile about on Sunday afternoon. As the President of the Festa de Espiritu de Santa Manteca he had already successfully gone over the books of the Portuguese organization that has been operating since 1932 – a tradition known as "contas" that draws hundreds for the after festa party that is strikingly similar to the annual festa and the celebration of the Holy Ghost that the organization is famous for. ...
31st annual Ag Tour this Friday Join the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau for the 31st Annual Ag Tour for 2009 this Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year they will be visiting Quaresma Farms Dairy located in south Manteca, the King of Windmills located in Stockton, The Fruit Bowl for shopping and lunch, The Port of Stockton and ending up at Delicato Family Vineyards for wine tasting. Tickets are available ...
Carolyn Cano has a mission. You can call it Rosaries for Students' Scholarships.
LATHROP – When it comes to giving thanks and charitable donations during the holidays, Congressman Jerry McNerney will see just about all types and all flavors .
Brian Mills was on the phone all-day Monday.
It takes $500,000 a year to keep the doors of the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club open to provide a safe haven for 1,500 youth.
Debby Moorhead is ending a nearly 10-year stint as the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's Chief Executive Officer.
The race is on to raise the funds needed for the installation and dedication of the mural honoring the veterans of World War II.
The holidays are a time for reflection.
Not everyone thinks spending $30,000 for a "high visibility" crosswalk on Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive is a wise move.
Tiffany Garland scanned the phone list and looked for people that she thought might be willing to make donations.
Folks in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop counted their blessings and then shared them with the less fortunate.
The sign on the side of the closet on wheels said it all: "The church has left the building."
The Manteca Senior Center, 275 Cherry Lane, will host the annual Breakfast with Santa youth event on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 9 a.m.
The Women of the Moose will be hosting a Holiday Boutique as a fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Manteca Moose Lodge, 1185 N. Main Street.
OAKLAND (AP) - Authorities say a woman jumped from the third level deck of the Oakland Raiders' home stadium, injuring herself and a man who tried to catch her.
The investigation is continuing into the exact cause of a solo accident in which a truck hauling 50 tons of rice straw plunged off the Clavey River Bridge Friday morning. The driver, Tyler Jennings Wilson of Manteca, 26, was killed.