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Emergency shelters allowed ‘by right’

HOPE Ministries' inital choice for Manteca's first family shelter in the early 1990s was a home on the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue.

September 06, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Families displaced by tear gas after bank robbery in need of donations

Six Manteca residents have been displaced from their homes for at least two weeks – if not longer – due to the aftermath of Friday's Bank of America robbery and subsequent 12-hour standoff in a South Lincoln Avenue duplex.

September 06, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Winds fail to stop the fun at Color the Skies event

RIPON - The organizers of The Color the Skies Over Ripon hot air balloon event that drew thousands of enthusiasts early Saturday morning didn't let a 22 mile per hour wind dampen their spirits.

September 06, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Top cooks donate winnings to food bank

The top two winners in the recent chili cook-off benefit for Second Harvest Food Bank did not bring home their prizes.

September 06, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


4th straight month of 30 plus new housing starts

August was the best month for new housing starts in Manteca in more than two years with construction starting on 37 new homes.

September 06, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Delicato grape juice available Sept. 19 for home winemakers

Delicato will host the 74th Annual Juice Days from Saturday, Sept. 19 through Monday Sept. 28 this year. Delicato has been supplying fresh grape juice to home winemakers since the winery began in 1935. Winery founder Gaspare Indelicato, enjoyed meeting old friends and sharing a glass of wine with them as he crushed their grapes. Gaspare's family continues the tradition of providing grape juice for home winemakers in honor of his memory and as a tribute to their winemaking heritage.

September 06, 2009 | | NEWS


Tickets now on sale for old-fashioned social, turkey BBQ benefitting museum

An old-fashioned tri-tip and turkey barbecue social is in its 17th year benefitting the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.

September 06, 2009 | | NEWS


Lathrop Days offers contest for chili lovers

What's the key to making good chili?

September 06, 2009 | | NEWS


1989: Record crowd attends annual Delicato Grape Stomp

80 years ago

September 06, 2009 | | NEWS


ODDS & ENDS

Sept. 11 prayer at civic center

September 06, 2009 | | NEWS


Does Manteca’s future hold the anti-McMansion?

Imagine – if you will – living in a 90-square-foot residential unit just 13.62 square feet bigger than a Volkswagen Beetle.

September 05, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


UP, UP & AWAY

The 2009 Color the Skies balloon festival begins today with a pancake breakfast that starts at 5:30 a.m. at Ripon's Mistlin Park on River Road off of Jack Tone Road accessed via Highway 99. The balloons will inflate and launch between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. today and again Sunday. For more information about the festival visit its website at www.colortheskies.com.

September 05, 2009 | | NEWS


Forced layoffs of cops as more cons getting out?

It was ironic that while 45 law enforcement officers from various agencies were tied up near downtown Manteca with two Bank of America bank robbery suspects holed up in a duplex the Manteca City Council was meeting behind closed doors trying to figure a way to avoid laying off 15 Manteca Police officers.

September 05, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


ODDS & ENDS

Teamsters gather at Northgate Park

September 05, 2009 | | NEWS


SSJID throws down gauntlet

South San Joaquin Irrigation District is forging ahead in its bid to replace PG&E as the retail power provider in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon with the goal of reducing rates by 15 percent across the board and enhancing reliability.

September 04, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Manteca nears 75,000 mark for population

Manteca - based on trends as of Jan. 1, 2015 - could push 75,000 residents this year.

May 02, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Thomson scores spot in Manteca Hall of Fame

John "Jack" Thomson - among the top 30 California high school coaches for overall baseball wins - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

May 02, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Relay for Life gears up for May 16

Relay for Life Manteca is back at East Union High.

May 02, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


1965: GOLF COURSE

100 years ago

May 02, 2015 | | NEWS


Manteca location part of Free Comic Book Day effort

Today (Saturday, May 2) is Free Comic Book Day.

May 02, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Watering: 3 or 2 days?

Manteca may not reduce the number of days it is OK for businesses, residents, and government agencies to water landscaping from three to two days a week.

May 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Jeff Shields retiring as SSJID GM

Jeff Shields plans to retire in mid-October as general manager of the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.

May 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Police target bicycle safety

Manteca Police are stepping up bicycle safety efforts for the next week with focused enforcement on collision-causing factors involving motorists and bike riders.

May 01, 2015 | | NEWS


Kaiser earns ‘A’ for safety

Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Modesto and Manteca received the top score of "A" by the Leapfrog Group in its annual safety report, which examined and graded more than 2,500 hospitals throughout the United States.

April 30, 2015 | | NEWS


Sierra snow disappearing

The cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park are opening Saturday some three weeks ahead of schedule due to a lack of snow.

April 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Waterslides operators going into Hall of Fame

The husband-wife team responsible for connecting Manteca with waterslides in the minds of generations of people is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

April 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Hospital volunteers honored

Margaret Miller of Doctors Hospital has mentored hospital volunteers for more than 20 years and is continually looked up to by the group of the some 80 women and men.

April 30, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


MANTECA TURF WAR

Grass is emerging as a hot Manteca political issue.

April 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


AT THE WALL

A free Memorial Day Weekend concert and rally for junior high and high school teens is being planned at Woodward Park on Friday, May 22, at 6 p.m. near the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall.

April 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MUSD deals quickly with porn surfing

Students surfing porn and other inappropriate sites using the 3E Panasonic tablets issued as part of the $30 million Going Digital effort undertaken by Manteca Unified School District? It has happened.

April 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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