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Laughter is aim of Lathrop venue showcasing local comedian talent

LATHROP – Joe Rivera isn't your typical aspiring comedian.

February 05, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Snowpack promising but drought worries far from being over

The Stanislaus River basin that the South County depends on to irrigate crops and supply municipal water to Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy is at 114 percent of normal for snowpack.

February 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Family stages silent protest at City Hall

LATHROP – Connie Lum Perez and Dorothea Lum were among the people who packed Lathrop City Hall's council chambers to honor recently retired police chief Dolores Delgado.

February 05, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Let them serenade your sweetheart

Tuning up for Valentine's Day the Fourmost Barbershop Quartet made a stop Thursday morning at Dan's Barber Shop on Maple Avenue singing a ballad to owner Gloria Aguilar in front of a surprised customer sitting in the chair.

February 05, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


FAREWELL TO CHIEF

Recently retired police chief Dolores Delgado was honored at Tuesday's Lathrop City Council meeting. She was presented with a recognition plaque for her years of service in the community.

February 05, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Free tax Assistance offered at Manteca Branch Library

The Manteca Branch Library is partnering with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program to bring free 2009 income tax assistance.

February 05, 2010 | | NEWS


Push for ½ cent jail sales tax

The November ballot could include a half cent sales tax designed to generate $40 million to pay for the staffing and operations of an expanded San Joaquin County Jail.

February 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Teens learn about what firefighters do on the job

The Manteca Junior Ambassadors – all high school seniors – experienced a taste of being a firefighter in the community on Tuesday at the Powers Avenue fire station.

February 04, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Plenty of places for super time Sunday

Just because you aren't having your own Super Bowl party doesn't mean you can't enjoy the tradition of food and football.

February 04, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Haircuts help Hope for Haiti Foundation

Janet Hutton wanted to do her part to help the people of Haiti.

February 04, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Manteca, Ripon & Escalon say ‘yes’ to SSJID, ‘no’ to PG&E

Two years ago PG&E was able to garner support among elected leaders in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon to thwart South San Joaquin Irrigation District efforts to gain official council support of SSJID's efforts to enter the retail power business.

February 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Margo Young: Educator, counselor, physician and nun

Margo Young is a rare breed.

February 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Fagundes going for record 250-pound hamburger

Forget the waterslides, the pumpkins, or the unique history of the city's name – Manteca is about to become the record-holder for California's largest hamburger.

February 03, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Motorist dies in submerged SUV

The body of a 31-year-old male motorist was pulled from his SUV about 10 p.m. Monday night that had become submerged in the murky levee water off of Wing Levee Road.

February 03, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Is Manteca Ronald McDonald’s kind of place?

The fast food proliferation in Manteca continues.

February 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Help sought to spruce up veterans graves

There are hundreds of veterans buried at the pioneer East Union Cemetery in Manteca. The markers on many of the gravestones, through the years, have deteriorated and have become weather-worn.

February 25, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Blight fight continues along Moffat

Manteca's ugly ducking thoroughfare - Moffat Boulevard - is inching closer to swan status.

February 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Murder suspect faces other charges

If the murder case won't be enough to potentially keep Richard Howard Watkins behind bars for life, the other charges very likely will.

February 25, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


CAR IN IHOP

Manteca's IHOP restaurant isn't a drive-thru.

February 24, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Moffat best spot for dog park?

The City of Manteca wouldn't be able to build the Moffat Community Center this year for $1.16 million unless it deferred meeting the same landscape requirements it imposes on the private sector.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Forced sales will cost $1.1M

Manteca taxpayers could lose $1.1 million by a state forced sale of three parcels.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Schools aim to cut water use by 20%

Manteca Unified is taking the drought seriously.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Honorees persevere through struggles

They shared stories of struggles and perseverance.

February 23, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


LEARNING TO SUCCEED

Carol Davis is dedicated to helping struggling students turn on the proverbial light switch in their minds.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wheat gave way to watermelons, grapes & almonds

Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region after the Gold Rush in a bid to make a living.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Weston School on target for re-opening

The reconstruction taking place at Weston Elementary School appears on schedule for completion by the start of the next school year.

February 22, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


NEW MELONES ‘PUDDLE’

Tulloch Lake is going to disappear by this fall.

February 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca man dies while in jail custody

Last week a 27-year-old Manteca man was discovered dead in a county jail cell after Manteca Police officers arrested him earlier that night for public intoxication outside of a 7-Eleven convenience store.

February 21, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Uno más: Taco Bell adding Manteca store

Manteca's third Taco Bell could break ground in the coming months.

February 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Push for better libraries

Donna Brown's message is clear: Libraries are more relevant than ever before.

February 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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