By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Sunnyvalley provides 200 Manteca jobs
Placeholder Image

Bill and Treva Andreetta know how to bring home the bacon to Manteca.
The owners of Sunnyvalley Meats are in the process of expanding their Manteca operation on West Yosemite Avenue directly across the tracks from the Lathrop-Manteca ACE station. The firm currently employs 200 and supplies top quality ham, bacon and turkey to supermarket chains.
The Manteca City Council recognized the couple Tuesday for their current expansion project that is targeted for completion in mid-2017.
The original part of the 49,730-square-foot processing plant was built in 2000 with 6,000 square feet of that added in 2010. The latest addition expands that space by 65 percent by adding 32,280 more square feet. Additional workers will be hired
Sunnyvalley Smoked Meats was established In 1990 by Bill Andreetta. The Andreetta family has been in the meat business in Manteca since 1959. The family bought a meat locker plant and operated it as Manteca Meat Service for many years. Andreetta purchased the business from his father in 1972 after his service in the U.S. Army.

Remembering fallen
deputy; the loss of
2 Manteca brothers
Mayor Pro Tempe Richard Silverman closed Tuesday’s Manteca City Council meeting in remembrance of Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Dennis Wallace and Manteca brothers David and Danny Craigg.
Wallace was killed in the line of duty execution-style on Sunday near Hughson.
The two brothers also died Sunday in a traffic accident on Woodward Avenue.

Nine new members
for Manteca Youth
Advisory Commission
Nine new members have been appointed to the Manteca Youth Advisory Commission by Mayor Steve DeBrum.
They are Ailaina Eva Romero Cavanaugh, Aramjpat Singh, Andrew Brunn, Ayrickha Romero Cavanaugh, Bradley Moorhead, Jacob Silva, Julian Gosal, Micah Ledesma, and Veronika Romero-Cavanaugh.
There are two more vacancies still to fill. Applicants must be 9th through 12th grade high school students currently attending school and have a Manteca residential address. Applications can be picked up at the city clerk’s office at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St. The deadline to apply is Friday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m.
Manteca Solid
Waste Division
earns two awards
The City of Manteca Solid Waste Division has been presented with two awards by the Gold Rush Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America.
One was for Outstanding Public Agency for the city’s efforts to establish a food waste recycling system that will produce compressed natural gas to power solid waste trucks. The other was presented to Manteca Solid Waste Superintendent Rexie LeStrange for outstanding service.
Public Works Director Mark Houghton accepted the honor on behalf of the city from Gold Rush chapter President James Moore at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. LeStrange also accepted her award from Moore on Tuesday.
The Gold Rush Chapter has 8,600 solid waste workers.

To contact Dennis Wyatt, email