Solar power is threatening the bottom line of PG&E and other California utilities. It is why the South San Joaquin Irrigation District General Manager Jeff Shields believes the for-profit utility is embracing Assembly Bill 327. The legislation, which is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, would eliminate the current four tiered electrical rate structure for customers and replace it with two rates. One would be subsidized for low-income users while the other would be charged for ...
Nikka Perez, the 10-year-old Lincoln School sixth grader run down by a hit and run driver last week, is resting in the U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento following surgery to repair her badly injured right leg.
A little lady with silver and black hair emerged from a vehicle, wearing a button-down jacket and a brave face.
Evelyn Moore remembered her sporty two-seat car. That was back in her days in Ponca City, Okla. She and her husband, Paul, purchased the red 1952 MGT some 60 years ago on a 90-day bank loan. "Back then, you paid whatever you can," Moore recalled in her Letters to Grandchildren piece shared at the class held Thursday in the Manteca Historical Museum. About a dozen seniors took part in this first of eight sessions, including ...
There's a common fallacy in the appreciation for chambers of commerce and ours is no exception.
The bariatric surgery center at Doctors Hospital of Manteca has been accredited as a Level 2 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The accreditation demonstrates the surgery center's commitment to delivering the highest quality care for its bariatric surgery patients.
The Give Every Child a Chance 13th annual Casino Night Fundraiser is on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St., Manteca.
South County firefighters trained together in a simulated mass casualty incident with multiple vehicle accidents last week to hone their life-saving skills.
Manteca is mandated by state law to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. That is going to require the private and public sectors to use less water, plant more trees, install more solar systems, the use of more roundabouts for traffic control, higher development densities, and ditching cars whenever possible. Those local strategies and others are part are being considered for adoption as part of the City of Manteca's Climate Action Plan before the Planning Commission. ...
LAGUNA BEACH (AP) - A 41-year-old Laguna Beach police officer has died when his motorcycle crashed into a pickup truck.
Jeannie Albers knows when summer is over and fall is about to begin. Summer's staple fruits like peaches, nectarines, and apricots begin to dwindle from the small roadside produce stand that she and husband Larry has set up in front of their large garden on Woodward Avenue. "Pretty soon, they will be gone in three weeks. And the watermelons – that will be gone pretty soon, too," she said as she deadheaded the roses in ...
Barbara Marie Fitch Hildebrand's lifelong passion was books and the library. Thousands of volunteer work racked up at the Manteca Public Library attest to that.
Manteca Unified School District is unveiling its new Regional Environmental Studies Center (RESC) Wednesday, Sept. 26, along with public debut of the Manteca Unified Vocational Academy Café.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Breaking Bad," the brutal saga of an everyman's ambition turned evil, captured its first best drama Emmy Award on Sunday, while "Modern Family" won its fourth consecutive trophy for top comedy series.
DEAR DIDI: We just adopted a gorgeous Boxer puppy a couple of weeks ago. Our veterinarian said that we should not take him outside until he has all of his shots. At what age do you recommend that we begin a training program? - New Dog Parents in Manteca
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.
LATHROP – After 51 years the Pilkington glass plant will close its doors.
The first-ever Toys for Tots Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 23.
Something that's been around for nearly a half century is bound to evolve into a number of things.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Kristin Olsen has her personal feelings about the Affordable Care Act.
They're the Mustang Marathoners.
BERLIN (AP) - This time it splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean - but what about next time?
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Angela Lansbury says "it's a mistake" for NBC to call a new series "Murder, She Wrote."
ROCKLIN (AP) - Four burglary suspects have been arrested in Northern California after posting a photograph online of an expensive fast food feast that they allegedly purchased with a stolen credit card.
Violetta York never thought she would need any help feeding her family.