Big League Dreams continues to enjoy double digit growth in both revenues and attendance. Revenue is up 22.1 percent in April, May and June compared to the first three months of the year. At the midway point for the calendar year revenue has hit $1,042,984. That means $166,863 of that amount goes to the city under the terms of the contract the BLD organization has with Manteca to run and maintain the sports complex. It ...
The Manteca Fire Department sent out a strike team Thursday to help battle a fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains – the Lockheed Incident near the town of Bonny Doon.
It almost seemed like destiny that retired City Planner Ben Cantu was one of the municipal staffers that worked on the project that preserved the old Tidewater Railroad and converted it into a bike path.
The Golden State Karate Association conducts their One Day Extravaganza Saturday at the Stockton Civic Auditorium starting at 10 a.m.
Mark the month of February 2010 on your calendar. That is when the first stores in the Lifestyle Outlets at Manteca are scheduled to open in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley. It is also the target date for Red Robin to start serving customers at a restaurant now under construction at the same complex on Union Road at the Highway 120 Bypass. The first set of construction plans are now being reviewed for what ...
Manteca's Cheyenne Milligan will fulfill one more musical goal as she takes center field at Candlestick Park to sing the National Anthem tonight for her dad's favorite team - the San Francisco 49ers - as they take on the Denver Broncos tonight in the pre-season opener of the 2009 football season.
Cub Scouts Pack 423 is hosting a car wash on Sunday, Aug. 23. The fundraiser will be held at Golden West School, 1031 N. Main St., from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the local scouts and their upcoming endeavors. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call 740-3435.
The South San Joaquin County Irrigation District will create 68 jobs when it enters the retail electric business.
LATHROP – Carol Ridolphi hopes to become a first-time home buyer. Retired after working 34 years at California Cedar Products Company in Stockton, she recently attended an eight-hour class that's part of a home-buyer program with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The program is similar to that of Clear Point, a local non-profit housing counseling agency. According to Judy Thompson, Clear Point not only educates a buyer on what to expect once ...
RIPON - Carolyn Hendrix wants to save the lives of young mothers – if they will only listen and take one of her brochures.
An early morning ammonia leak Wednesday at the Swiss American Sausage Co. in Lathrop caused the evacuation of some 65 employees.
The Manteca idol 2009 got underway Wednesday at a new venue at Chez Shari's at the Manteca Municipal Golf Course. For information on the weekly Manteca Idol competitions that take place Wednesdays call the Manteca Boys & Girls Club at 239-KIDS.
Jack and Barbara Snyder are picking up the tab for breakfast this Saturday at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, at 9 a.m.
Manteca's murals are designed to give visitors, newcomers and longtime residents alike an insight into the community's culture, history, and economy.
George headliner for Saturday's Comedy Night Pete George – who has been dubbed the rock star of comedy – is headlining the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's "Just for Laughs" Comedy Night on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Emory, 1028 W. Yosemite Ave. The doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. dancing follows until midnight. There is some adult humor and a no host bar that means you ...
Apparently filing for a $313,248 tax refund when you're not entitled to it is a no-no.
How much will a somewhat safer pedestrian crossing of Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive cost?
Some 60 nurses, Kaiser patients and community supporters used foot power along with a couple in wheelchairs Friday to protest service cuts at the Manteca medical facility. Ten of the protesters were registered nurses, including Zenei Triunfo-Cortez who is one of four presidents representing the California Nurses Association.
When it comes time to cut the ribbon on the new playground at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church, Camron Moebius might be too old to enjoy the slides, swings and pull-up bar.
For the first time in recorded history, the San Joaquin Valley in 2013 had zero violations of the hourly ozone standard established under the federal Clean Air Act.
Ripon Vice Mayor Chuck Winn has officially announced his candidacy for San Joaquin County S 4th District Supervisor.
The three men that authorities believe are responsible for the shooting death of a 51-year-old Manteca man back in June will find out Monday when their case will go to trial.
More than 55 million pounds of dirty linen will pass through Crothall Laundry Services' 60,000 square-foot facility once it's completed next year.
Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club member Mealiah Watson was challenged to use a real canvas to create a painting about something she loved.
Food banks depending on the Turkeys R Us drive in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop won't be able to assist all needy families asking for help with the traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Carrie Rogers tried to learn as much as possible about the New Affordable Care Act.
If you ever wonder what firefighters – and fire chiefs – do when they are not climbing ladders battling fires, saving lives and risking life and limb, wonder no more.
If you have some canned food or other non-perishable good you can spare, help Manteca Boy Scouts do a good deed on Saturday.
Lourdes Amick and her family can rest easy – but not completely.
Levi Huffman charged down the final stretch, building speed like a cyclone along Doxey Park's cyclone fence.