Manteca District Ambulance's Billing Manager Melissa Anaya has received national recognition for completion of the National Billing Coders Training Program.
The current economic downturn has several residents having tough times. Manteca District Ambulance has recently been able to help out a little. The local ambulance company has removed a surplus vehicle from its fleet and found it a much needed and welcome home. Pastor Joe Macias from the Christian Worship Center of Manteca has taken ownership of the 1991 Ford van so that he too can continue helping others in these tough economic times. The ...
In Wednesday's article on Manteca Unified's shortfall ballooning from $23.5 million to $31.7, it was noted that $1 million in transportation would come as a savings to the district.
Penny Jones remembers the floods of January 1997 that sent more than 4,000 people in the area south of Manteca fleeing.
Karen Beauchamp didn't know what to expect when she came out to the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau Farmer's Market Tuesday afternoon.
Logan Kuhn of Ripon received his Eagle Scout Rank on June 6, 2009 at the Commemorative Air Force hangar in Modesto.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams will be sponsoring a community-wide Independence Day Fireworks event at Big League Dreams on Friday July 3.
Manteca, Lathrop and Ripon police officers were among some 90 of their fellow officers from two counties honored at a Monday noon luncheon presented by Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) at the Ripon Community Center.
Hector Velasquez vividly remembers watching his grandfather as he hammered away on boot heels and repaired leather – taking in the smell of wax and polish and that familiar dust that comes from finishing a job.
RIPON – Taking the bus to school might not be an option for Ripon Unified students for very much longer.
Manteca is avoiding over $520,000 in costs while upgrading the city's water system. It is being done with a combination of putting projects out to bid in an extremely competitive climate for construction work as well as thinking a bit out of the box. The most high-profile cost savings is Manteca's water tower on Wetmore Street. State law required the city to determine whether it was safe to withstand a major earthquake. Several years ago ...
Councilwoman Debby Moorhead has heard the grumblings. Not a lot of people are happy about a decision to switch Manteca's official Fourth of July celebration to July 3 in a bid to avoid the City of Manteca paying public safety workers plus other municipal support staff such as street crews overtime and holiday pay as they struggle with an $11.3 million budget deficit for the fiscal year that starts in 21 days. That's why in ...
LATHROP – Lathrop City Council members and staff will hold budget reviews this week even as they continue efforts to find ways to cut $1.2 million more from an anticipated budget deficit of about $2.5 million in the fiscal year starting July 1.
Two men who personify community service – Les Thomas and Jack Snyder – were presented the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's highest honors during the 86th annual installation and awards dinner.
Mountain Valley Express has been going green. By that, the regional Manteca-based company with a fleet of 170 tractors and trailers including 60 locally recently partnered with U.S. EPA-certified SmartWay. President Scott Blevins noted Friday that MVE is committed to operating cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicles. His trucks operate on diesel engines. "We now have a no engine idling policy with annual smoke testing (on diesel engines) to make sure our trucks are not emitting exhaust ...
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Yosemite National Park rangers are searching for a 19-year-old Sacramento man who was swept over a waterfall while swimming in the Merced River.
Watts Equipment Company is one of the many firms that has stepped up to the plate to support the efforts of the Second Harvest Food Bank in Manteca's Industrial Park. Food Bank CEO Mike Mallory has nothing but gratitude for Watts' efforts and those of its president Shirley Perreira in supplying commercial forklifts and their needed parts and service at his Industrial Park Drive location in Manteca that feeds the hungry in both San Joaquin ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Just back from his part-time home in Mexico, former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura dangled the idea Friday that he could run for the U.S. presidency in 2016.
A 53-year-old Railroad Flat man was arrested by Ripon P:olice officers shortly before noon Saturday allowing them to recover some $5,000 in merchandise from three Tractor Supply stores in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties. Shawn Michael Tegen was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail on multiple felony charges including burglary, theft utilizing a forged credit card, fraud and the possession of stolen property, according to Ripon's First Sergeant Steve Merchant. Merchant said a quick ...
Over the years, a number of accidents have sent everything from cars to a milk tanker truck into sound walls along the Louise Avenue corridor. Rarely did pieces of the masonry wall fly more than 10 or so feet. Recently a car made a glancing blow on a sound wall that was put in place as part of the Del Webb at Woodbridge housing development north of Lathrop Road on Union Road. The masonry wall ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jean Stapleton's Edith Bunker was such a dithery charmer that we had to love her. And because she loved her bombastic husband Archie, we made room for him and TV's daring "All in the Family."
Steve DeBrum wants to make sure Manteca's future - and that of the rest of the region - isn't shipped south to Los Angeles.
The thought of near 100-degree day – like the one that is expected today – is enough to make most people cringe.
A power plant capable of providing enough electricity to supply 280 homes a day could be built among the almond orchards south of Escalon.
Aaron Morris had every reason to not enjoy life. Every reason to be bitter about his lot. Every excuse to feel sorry for himself. A string of legitimate and justifiable excuses to avoid getting a job.
It's been seven years since residents in east Manteca convinced city leaders Louise Avenue needs to be widened to four lanes and have sidewalks installed east of Cottage Avenue to improve safety.
Jack Cole kissed and hugged his mother in the driveway of her Cottage Avenue home.
Sand animation artist Joe Castillo, who reached the finals last year in America's Got Talent, is scheduled for four performances this weekend at the Crossroads Church on Moffat Boulevard in Manteca.
It's one thing for a non-profit to win something that will bolster its regular offerings or a few hundred dollars to help with operating expenses.
At this time last year, 17-year-old Myklyn Balmut had the whole world and the future ahead of her.