Aja Smith wasn't planning on being the first person in line for the grand opening of the Manteca Best Buy on Friday.
Two of the roughest stretches of street pavement in Manteca are targeted for upgrades. The streets are: •East Yosemite Avenue between Cottage Avenue and Commerce Drive. •Moffat Boulevard between Main Street and Austin Road. The City Council is being asked Tuesday to appropriate $255,000 from Local Transportation Funds (LTF) in order to secure $1,904,604 in federal dollars for the projects that will cost just over $2.1 million. The LTF is restricted use money for transportation ...
RIPON – Finding something suitable to do this weekend won't be difficult. For the 47th time, the City of Ripon is pulling together to celebrate the blooming of the tree nut that at one time served as the lifeblood of the community and is permanently engrained in the fabric that makes Ripon unique. But it's much more than just a festival where you can buy farm fresh almonds and other nuts and hand-made arts and ...
The Bragan Realty family was glued to their TV set this week as they watched their niece Julie Courtney, 31, of San Francisco win a "Dating With the Stars" contest on Regis and Kelly Live.
Staff from the Manteca Branch Library will team up with the Manteca Police Department to present a special storytime in the Manteca City Council Chambers, 1001 W. Center St., Manteca, on Wednesday, March 18, at 4 p.m.
The Delta Water Users Association will hold its annual membership meeting on Thursday, March 12, at Isadore's, 680 North Main Street.
Manteca's municipal park crews are increasing their workload 25 percent as part of a strategy for the city to bridge a looming $11.3 million deficit in the fiscal year starting July 1.
RIPON – Camila Sweaney grew up watching the Ripon Almond Blossom Queen hopefuls go through the motions of the traditional pageant, and always knew that she wanted to participate.
RIPON - With flames leaping some 75 feet into the early morning sky, a long haul truck driver prevented a possible catastrophe at the Flying J Truck Stop in Ripon Thursday.
The Lathrop Manteca Sun Post is being acquired by the Tracy Press. Tracy Press Editor and Vice President Cheri Matthews confirmed Thursday that the Matthews family – publishers of the Tracy Press since 1898 – is obtaining full ownership of the Manteca-based weekly. Sun Post co-publishers Carlon Perry and Cecilia Drake could not be reached for comment. Sun Post staff members declined to comment. The Sun Post just recently started their fourth year of publication. ...
RIPON – Mary Bell knew that the crown that topped her head Thursday night wasn't going to be there for very much longer.
You can make $9.50 an hour as a single person and buy a three bedroom, two bathroom home in north Manteca listed at $99,900 for $538.85 a month with only $999 upfront.
RIPON – Getting everything ready for the Almond Blossom Carnival that's expected to draw thousands over the three days it runs isn't easy.
At the recent Delicato Fine Art Show, Dan Voller's "Coastal View" won first place and a blue ribbon. The landscape shown is that of the coast just south of Half Moon Bay.
Bill Stricker places his personal values over that of his athletic or coaching accomplishments.
A single SUV rollover on the eastbound Highway 120 connector to the northbound Highway 99 Sunday evening sent a driver to a Modesto trauma center after Manteca firefighters cut the roof off of his mid-2000 vintage vehicle.
No one will accuse Ken McIntosh of being a man with no rhythm. His New Balance tennis shoes bounced to the beat playing overhead – and his body followed – as the 74-year-old former newspaperman led the Silver Sneakers through their warm-up. "Welcome. Glad to see everyone," he bellowed over Donna Summer's "Bad Girls" – the opening song to this hour-long workout at California Total Fitness. "Now let's get our cardio going. Step. Step. Step." ...
Three more outlet stores have inked deals to locate in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley. Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez confirmed that Craig Realty working with center developers have secured three retailers s that are in the process of preparing to open stores in Manteca before Black Friday. Developer Poag & McEwen has submitted plans to the city to convert at least one of the spaces for the three stores. Hernandez noted the first of ...
By GLENN KAHL
The number of trees in public places in Manteca grew by a half-dozen on Friday. At last count, there were approximately 17,000 of these city-maintained trees, said Park Operations Manager and city arborist Kevin Fant during the annual Arbor Day tree planting which took place at the Manteca Public Library Friday morning. It is for that reason the Family City has once again earned the title of Tree City USA for the 22nd year in ...
It was a full moon Friday night – not a good omen for motorists driving into the North Main Street DUI checkpoint cone zone where two were arrested for drinking and driving and three others had their vehicles impounded. One of the two DUI suspects arrested allegedly had an alcohol level of more than three times the legal limit. Sgt. Jodie Estarziau was in charge of the assignment, reporting that 532 vehicles went through the ...
Thousands of volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday participated in a day of service designed to improve communities throughout California.
Manteca's premier all-star cheerleading organization, Victorious Elite Allstars (VEA), added three more championship titles to their collection on Saturday, April 20, at the Xtreme Elite International Championship competition in San Francisco.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca has been recognized for superior achievement in quality care, service excellence and operational performance receiving parent Tenet Corporation's 2013 Circle of Excellence tribute. Doctors' is one of nine in the corporate systems to be honored with the excellence award. CEO Nicholas Tejeda spoke on behalf of the entire leadership team and governing board, saying they were all thankful and appreciative of every employee, physician and volunteer the well-deserved recognition. "Through hard ...
Louise Avenue between Main Street and the railroad tracks west of Union Road is about to get a $1 million Botox treatment courtesy of Uncle Sam.
Demetrius Snaer has memories that live among the afro puffs and big-collared shirts of the disco era, but he swears that wasn't his motivation.
The Manteca Police Department Canine Unit is hosting its annual canine trials today beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing until at least 2 p.m.
When Social Security built a new Manteca office in 2012, the federal government chose a site behind Home Depot that was away from public transit and not accessible by sidewalk.
They were married in April of 1984. But soon after they reached a significant milestone in their marriage, their 25th wedding anniversary, Ramon and Angela Chu's union as husband and wife came to an end.
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