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DeBrum: Do something about homeless

The homeless debate at Library Park is about to become political.

July 17, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GATHERINGS CONTINUE

Lightning didn't strike David Fitzgerald dead on Wednesday night.

July 17, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Police explorers converge on Ripon

Two days of police skills competitions face some 35 teams of teenage police explorers from throughout California and as far away as Honolulu on Friday and Saturday at Ripon High School for the Fourth Annual Central Valley Explorer Challenge.

July 17, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Third fire at empty residence

A fire described as suspicious caused $150,000 in damages to a Manteca home at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night in the 200 block of El Capitan Avenue.

July 17, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Levee work may save $$

Hundreds - if not thousands - of Lathrop and Manteca residents with government insured home mortgages could avoid spending well over $2,000 a year if future growth ends up bankrolling levees to withstand a 200-year flood.

July 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SHELTER SPIFF UP

Second Saturday volunteers helped get work started on upgrading the exterior appearance of HOPE Ministries' seven transitional housing units in the neighborhood east of Doctors Hospital.

July 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Two Lathrop appointees face re-election

LATHROP – Politics can get nasty in Lathrop.

July 16, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Atheists, freethinkers returning to library

Just their presence alone has prompted a subsequent counter-gathering by those on the other side of the fence.

July 16, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


‘YARD-SALE PARADISE’ JULY 26

A combined flea market / yard sale?

July 16, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Manteca share of levee study: $863K

If 200-year flood protection isn't secured - or at least a financial and implementation plan in place by July 1, 2016 - development of the Great Wolf Resort and family entertainment zone, The Trails at Manteca, and other residential projects in southwest Manteca won't take place.

July 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Evelyn Moore first to file for re-election

Manteca Unified Board of Trustees vice president Evelyn Moore filed her candidate's papers Monday at the San Joaquin County Registrar's Office in Stockton.

July 15, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Merchant sued despite trying to upgrade ADA

She did what she was supposed to do.

July 15, 2014 | Jagada Chambers | NEWS


Cheese bus heist in Manteca

A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.

July 14, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Science camp popular Boys & Girls option

Jaden Powell's favorite subject in school is science.

July 14, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


$246K keeps Manteca in the hunt for Great Wolf

Arguably the most ambitious private-public partnership ever undertaken by the City of Manteca - the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone that could be anchored by a Great Wolf Resort - is about to get another player.

July 14, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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They dump on farmers

Dave Roorda was not a happy camper when he stopped by early Friday morning at his almond orchard on the corner of Woodward Avenue and North Union Road. He had just knocked down the nuts from the trees a few days ago, and the drying almonds are waiting to be windrowed.

September 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


SSJID again says it will keep discount for poor folks

South San Joaquin Irrigation District has reaffirmed its commitment in legal documents to pay all state-required fees to local governments, retain rate breaks for qualifying low- households, and underwrite programs that promote agency efficient and energy conservation.

September 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


11-year-old shot in head dies; murder charges pending

His uncle said that he had the heart of a lion.

September 16, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Live auction back for St. Anthony’s Harvest Festival set for this weekend

St. Anthony's Harvest Festival live auction will return again this year.

September 16, 2014 | | NEWS


120 Bypass crash victim named

Lau'ray Thomas was the 16-year-old teen who was killed in the Highway 120 Bypass crash and fire that consumed her grandmother's car when it was hit from behind at about 3 p.m. Saturday in the slowed eastbound lanes midway between Main Street and Highway 99.

September 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


FIERY DEATH ON BYPASS

A front seat teen passenger in her grandmother's late model Mercury Sable died in a horrific car fire on the Highway 120 Bypass near Highway 99 shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday.

September 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Streets that offer Hope

Ron Laffranchi and Renee Silva said their parents would be proud to know that two streets in their beloved Manteca will bear their first names while at the same time helping homeless families.

September 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Future of old skate park before council

LATHROP – It's the Disneyland of skateboard parks.

September 14, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Pumpkin Run set for Oct. 4

The Faustina Rosas Memorial Pumpkin Run benefitting the Manteca Unified Student Trust takes place Saturday, Oct. 4, in downtown Manteca in conjunction with the Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair.

September 14, 2014 | | NEWS


Water waste war

With California facing the possibility of a fourth severe drought year and water use in general becoming an increasing concern as the state grows and court mandates for environmental uses further restrict supplies, the Manteca City Council on Tuesday will explore additional measures to further reduce municipal water consumption.

September 13, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BREAKING NEWS

Northern Nevada received a major economic boost earlier this month with the announcement of Tesla Motors locating its huge battery 'gigafactory' in Reno.

September 13, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Working on chain gang after 47 years

Bennie Gatto is the Carl Ripken of chain gang crews.

September 13, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Limiting commercial tobacco use

Tobacco-related businesses ranging from cigarette stores that legally allow the use of their product on premises and cigar bars to a proposed hookah lounge won't be allowed within 100 feet of a school in Manteca under a new municipal law that could go into effect with 50 days.

September 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BLUE MASS

A first responders' blue mass was celebrated Thursday morning at St. Anthony's Catholic Church honoring those who put their lives on the line every day for the communities they serve.

September 12, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Place of Refuge thanks city staff & 1st responders

They came in waves.

September 12, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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