With more than three decades of fire experience under his belt, Bob Scharmann knows a thing or two about what it means to be a firefighter.
An aquatic center – complete with Olympic-sized swimming pool for competition coupled with a water park – is considered by a consultant as the best way for Manteca to develop a part of the 111 acres the city owns that fronts the Highway 120 Bypass immediately west of Big League Dreams and Costco.
LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District may close one or two of its remaining three fire stations that are still open, lay off 10 firefighters, and demote some of its personnel as it struggles to grapple with a budget deficit of $336,244.78 right at the start of the 2010-11 fiscal year on Sept. 1.
RIPON - Ripon's retiring police chief Richard Bull is being contracted by the City Council to serve as a consultant to the interim chief of police for the next six months.
Sigrid Laird has been a household name for over 40 years, having taught some 5,000 children how to swim, ranging in age from toddlers to high school seniors.
New home construction valued at $110 million in 2009 is effectively cushioning the City of Manteca from suffering substantial property tax revenue drops for the fiscal year that started July 1.
The final obstacle that was holding up the Library Park expansion - getting agreement between Verizon, Comcast, and PG&E for the location of various utility lines - has been resolved.
The Manteca Police Canine Unit is in need of funding – a scheduled golf tournament on August 14 is hoped to make a difference.
An on-line and in-store consignment seller has taken over the old Mars Department Store in downtown Manteca after being shuttered for a number of years.
You could go three months out of the year without paying PG&E a cent for electricity.
Keeping teens busy is the key to preventing them from getting into trouble or setting out on the wrong path.
Solid waste route drivers would become the first line of defense against blight if Manteca City Council hopeful Richard Behling has his way.
Free vials of "LIFE" will be distributed Tuesday during the downtown Manteca Farmers Market from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Library Park.
About three years ago, Jerry Schossow made the mistake of volunteering his service to learn the production side of the Great Valley Writing Project.
Manteca Idol's first winner dropped by the Boys and Girls Club Saturday to take a quick stroll down memory lane and chat with some of the organizers during the second of three auditions on Saturdays that are being held prior to the start of the annual competition at the end of summer.
The final link in the transcontinental railroad was not at the much-celebrated meeting of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific on May 10, 1869 at ...
It was dire times for the Lathrop Manteca Fire District when the county reassessed property values following the collapse of the housing market.
The conceptual design for the dog park expected to break ground this year is being discussed - and possibly adopted - Thursday by the Manteca Parks and ...
Martin Morris didn't think twice when he pulled out his wallet to gas up his Chevy Silverado.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine Roman Catholic Church officials have reprimanded a priest for riding a hoverboard and singing a song during Christmas Eve Mass.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - For more than 100 years, the cloistered nuns known as the Pink Sisters have worked in shifts to ensure nonstop prayer in Philadelphia ...
TRACY - Venture Academy slowly pulled out to an 11-point halftime lead Wednesday but did not pull away any further in the second half in winning ...
Manteca's decision to allow the growing of marijuana for personal medicinal use has triggered a crime wave leading to home invasions, massive pot grows ...
The place we call home has its warts, its shortcomings, and its problems.
The third and final suspect in an Oct. 16 Manteca home invasion murder in the 200 block of Jessie Avenue was captured Wednesday by Alameda ...
A 66-year-old pedestrian died at a local hospital Sunday evening after being struck by a pickup truck driven by a 39-year-old motorist about 5:20 ...
A major fire at a home in the 1300 block of Brookdale Way Tuesday afternoon in east Manteca – caused by an unattended idling motorcycle in ...
Winter solitude awaits those venturing to one of the 209's best kept secrets - the Stanislaus River Parks.
When Riley Cardoza first stepped into Albertsons Stadium on the campus of Boise State University she was blown away the magnitude of it all.
Not everybody has a place to go when the temperatures dip below freezing.