Nestled in the rustic Stanislaus River canyon below the western horizon from busy Highway 108-120 in the bottomland of Tuolumne County is arguably the most critical chunk of concrete ever poured when it comes to powering the Manteca economy.
The world's greatest bar band is coming to San Joaquin County. George Thorogood & the Destroyers, known for such hits as "Bad to the Bone," "Move it Over," and "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer," will be performing at the Lodi Grape Bowl on July 24. Tickets are $29 and available by logging on to www.loditickets.com. The show is being promoted by the City of Lodi Parks & Recreation Department, the Jam Factory, and Real ...
The Manteca Lions are conducting a southern-style BBQ rib dinner on Saturday, July 11, at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane. The social hour is from 6 to 7 p.m. while dinner and raffle follows from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 a person. They are available by calling John Hinson at 485-8334, Lisa Stallings at 679-5835, Dave Macedo at 598-1900, or Rob Norlinger at 601-4039.
RIPON – What has become one of the popular youth sporting destinations in Northern California will soon have its own concession company. Tonight the Ripon City Council will ponder a proposal submitted by Gary Glendenning that would make him the exclusive concessionaire to the Mistlin Sports Park – the city owned property that continues to be a massive draw for everything from soccer and baseball tournaments to family reunions. What was once nothing more than ...
Manteca has 37 park projects on the books that will cost in excess of $62.5 million. Of the projects, 22 have restricted funding in place totaling $3,338,470. The City Council earlier this year instructed staff to fast track projects that have funding in place and won't impact the general fund to take advantage of dropping construction costs plus to generate private sector jobs. The money can't be used except for the purposes that it has ...
Two Manteca Police motorcycle officers won first and second place honors in last weekend's Sixth Annual Extreme Motor Officer Training Challenge in Carson City, Nevada.
Federal stimulus funds could make it possible for Manteca to reduce response time to 2,500 households in the northwest portion of the city.
The younger brother of Thursday's murder victim said he warned his sister and registered nurse Tevanie Deanne Tellez, 35, her husband was going to kill her and she would leave her children without a mother if it happened.
Two contracts designed to upgrade water and sewer service in Manteca are expected to be issued by the City Council on Tuesday.
Volunteers helped place 2,400 flags on the Fourth of July as part of the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's Flags Over Manteca project.
The Knights of Columbus and the Manteca Children's Foundation will be sponsoring the upcoming Antone Raymus Golf Tournament.
Braata – a Manteca-based reggae rock band was among the performers at the Independence Day celebration at the Big League Dreams sports complex. Among the band members are, from left, Amanda Grey, Andrew Garcia, and Nick Sagaser.��
It was a July 4th celebration where neighbors regarded each other as family in South Central Manteca.
The Badge of Life is a psychological survival program for police officers that may be adopted by the Manteca Police Department in the near future.
Manteca is revising the municipal ordinance governing dances after finding the wording is similar to the City of Stockton entertainment permit process that the U.S. District Court struck down as unconstitutionally vague.
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.
RIPON – Loren Jessop sat in the parking lot of a Home Depot, mere moments away from his next shopping spree.
LATHROP – Criminals in Lathrop had better run and hide.
STOCKTON (AP) - The massive twin-tunnel system that would carry water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and its accompanying delta habitat restoration plan will cost half a billion dollars more than previously reported, according to new estimates California state water officials released Wednesday.
The San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District will begin spraying for mosquitoes tonight after the earliest detection of the West Nile virus in nine years.
Melanie Paiva, an adoptive mother of six children, received the accolade for "Mother of the Year" on "The Steve Harvey Show" this month.
Manteca residents can expect possible low water pressure during peak use periods for two weeks starting Thursday.
Interested in scuba diving? Curious about what lifeguard training involves? Want to swim laps for exercise? Need to learn how to swim? Or do you just want to splash around and have fun?
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District board hopes $150,000 will be enough to hit a "moving target" and end a 46-month ordeal of trying to get its bid to reduce power rates by 15 percent past the Local Agency Formation Commission.
LATHROP – It's going to be a busy month for Cari James.
A request by a county agency for what could amount to a second feasibility study on retail electricity may end up costing consumers in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon $12 million over the next year.