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Hot August Nights features hot rods, fresh produce

Ray Simons looked over his blue 1927 Ford sedan with a smile as a couple passing by asked him about the car.

August 18, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


County checking out LSSI

A private firm is proposing to reduce costs at least 21 percent and extend branch hours by as much as 47 percent if they are awarded a contract to take over the San Joaquin County-operated libraries.

August 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


35 kids start school careers with ‘awesome’ Brock Elliott instructor

It was my first day of kindergarten Monday at Brock Elliott Elementary School along with 35 wide-eyed students in Mrs. Adrian Andrews' classroom.

August 17, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


River Islands creating rare river view home sites

LATHROP - The only way historically to have a home in the Central Valley with a sweeping view of either the San Joaquin River or Sacramento River is to have a home elevated and hugging a levee.

August 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Gebhardt not seeking 2nd MUSD board term

Three of the four incumbents are seeking re-election in the Manteca Unified school board race.

August 17, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Naming gym for Brooks prompts debate

LATHROP – J. "Chaka" Santos, a Lathrop businessman and entrepreneur and, lately, a candidate for mayor in the Nov. 2 elections, told the City Council Monday night that he'd rather have the Community Center gym named after any of the long-time residents rather than basketball great and 2010 NBA Coach of the Year Scott Brooks.

August 17, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop High starts first senior class school year

LATHROP – It was about two years ago that Lathrop High first opened its doors to a student body consisting of 456 freshmen and sophomores.

August 17, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Bad city utility debt jumps

Bad debt from Manteca's municipal utility accounts has tripled in the past two years to $261,594.

August 16, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


I KNOW JACK CAMPAIGN

Seven -year-old Jack Bellew has already made his mark on the world with some 100 people showing up Saturday night at Isadore's Restaurant to help raise funds to send his snack packs to troops serving overseas.

August 16, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca’s first City Hall broke ground in 1923

The two-story brick building complete with Spanish-style roof tile at the point of the triangle-shaped block across from Library Park where Manteca and Sycamore avenues connect at one time was the pride of Manteca.

August 16, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


2010 Manteca Idol kicks off Wednesday

Those hoping to take home the crown of either Manteca Idol of Manteca Junior Idol only have two days to make sure that they're ready.

August 16, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


MHS Dawson Center reflects student design work

Manteca High students will welcome a new look to the Dawson Center.

August 16, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Maze adds spinning pumpkin ride

LATHROP - Get ready to go for a spin this October in a pumpkin.

August 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


3-alarm chili from firefighters top contest

Add a little of this, and a dash of that, and pretty soon you have something that will help feed hungry families in more ways than one.

August 15, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca selling land to RDA for $940,000

Manteca's municipal coffers are about to come into some much needed cash - $940,000 to be exact - from the sale of two city-owned properties.

August 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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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


Levee behind existing homes?

The solution to protecting southwest Manteca from a 200-year flood will help determine exactly where the controversial proposed alignment of the future Raymus Expressway will swing through the rural countryside.

January 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop seeks $5M for levee work from DC

When the City of Lathrop sends representatives to Washington, D.C., as part of an annual lobbying trip they hope to bring back more than dirty clothes in a suitcase.

January 22, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


High school artist work graces posters

The 2015 art contest sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club will have 19 Manteca Unified high school students competing for a cash award and the honor of seeing their art work being used for the club's posters and brochures.

January 22, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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