The thousands of people who filled Woodward Park on Sunday were there to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Two hundred more Manteca residents were working in April than in the previous month. Manteca's unemployment rate dipped to 13.6 percent in April from a post World War II high of 14.4 percent in March. That means one out of roughly every seven in the adult workforce or 3,900 people in Manteca are unemployed. It is a lower jobless rate than bothMarch at 14.4 percent as well as in February when it was at 13.8 ...
Graduation season officially kicks off this Friday. The "Pomp and Circumstance" – the traditional tune played at commencement exercises – begins at 6:15 p.m. for Calla High students receiving their diplomas. The special event will be held at the First Assembly of God Church, 486 Button Ave. Graduation candidates at Weston Ranch's New Vision Educational Center (the ceremony there will be held in the on-campus multi-purpose facility) and Lindbergh Educational Center (Calvary Community Church, 815 ...
Give Every Child a Chance – the Raymus founded tutoring group – has been honored by the California Teachers Association (CTA) with its "Golden Bell" award for excellence.
Traffic counts have skyrocketed 17.5 percent in the past year at the Spreckels/Cottage/Yosemite avenues intersection.
An aircraft flyover, a 21-gun Howitzer salute, and aerial fireworks are the flashy aspects of today's Memorial Day Weekend ceremonies at Woodward Park.
Throughout the early part of his life, Keith Little had people telling him about how his ways were uncivilized, and that his tradition and his people were savage.
A Manteca tradition won't become a victim of the budget crisis. The Manteca City Council last week nixed plans to recover costs incurred for the use of Library Park for the summer farmers market. That effectively saves the Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau about $1,000 on the popular activity that they barely break even on each year. Had the council not waived the fees, the CVB was prepared to move the farmers market elsewhere on ...
The first presentation of Saturday's "Not Forgotten" was standing room only at "The Place of Refuge" on Button Avenue that was part of the four-day scheduled of Memorial Day Weekend events.
Imagine experiencing daily fatigue, loss of balance and difficulty walking. Some of the simplest daily tasks such as walking, yard work and shopping become difficult for a person with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
Sammy L. Davis knew that he had to do something when he heard crying across the river – despite the fact that he himself had been injured from a North Vietnamese recoilless rifle round that took out the howitzer his squad was operating.
Earl Watson didn't know when he enlisted in the armed forced that he'd be taking part in one of the bloodiest battles in the history of modern warfare.
Fireworks lighting up the sky over Woodward Park Sunday at 8:45 p.m. will celebrate the safe return of those who have served America fighting the War on Terror in Iraq and Afghanistan.
It is the ultimate Manteca estate. Pay $9.9 million for the Sedan Estate just over a half miles southeast of Woodward Park that features three parcels with a combined 184 acres with 147 of those acres planted with producing Chardonnay grapes and the seller will throw in the 30,000 square foot house for free. That's not a joke, either. The land itself represents the largest chunk of available property contiguous to Manteca as future residential ...
A home is now closing escrow every 6.3 hours in Manteca. It is a pace unparalleled in Manteca since the mid-1980s when a torrent of buyers flooded over the Almont Pass to snap up affordable homes – at least based on Bay Area prices – in new neighborhoods along Union Road such as the Mayors Park, St. Francis, and Greystone neighborhoods. It also is close to the buying activity in 1989-1990 that was fueled primarily ...
Sacramento made it clear to Manteca: Pay back a $1.7 million redevelopment agency loan now or risk having local sales and property taxes seized.
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop isn't necessarily swimming in a pool full of money.
Editor's note: This is the second of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.
Editor's note: This is the first of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.
The 2-year-old who was run over by the family's pickup is still undergoing some tests at Children's Hospital in Oakland but is expected to come home soon.
If Emmanuel Torres ended up on the street tomorrow, he wouldn't fare so well. For starters, the 15-year-old vice president of the Manteca Boys and Girls Club's Keystone Club - a leadership academy for teenagers -- struggled with piecing together a makeshift shelter that only needed tape and staples to finish. Even with a handful of helpers, Torres couldn't manage get the thick cardboard walls to stick to the wooden frame that had shielded him ...
Ripon High School senior Paige Burrell is moving on to the next chapter in her volleyball career and has accepted a scholarship to play for a NCAA Division II school - Nyack College in Nyack, NY.
A two-year-old child is recovering at Children's Hospital in Oakland after being run over by her parents' pick-up truck. The vehicle was parked in the family's driveway at Alfonso Lane in Manteca shortly before 1 p.m. on Sunday. The status of the child is unknown as of press time; however, a Manteca Police spokesman said the child was "alert and crying" when officers arrived at the scene. According to preliminary investigations, only one of the ...
By DENNIS WYATT
By JASON CAMPBELL
PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix police officer and firefighter both died Sunday after suffering critical injuries in separate accidents on the job, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards.
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) - One of several tornadoes that touched down Sunday in Oklahoma turned homes in a trailer park near Oklahoma City into splinters and rubble and sent frightened residents along a 100-mile corridor scurrying for shelter.
LATHROP - Give Every Child a Chance is staging the Ropin' on the River Rodeo hosted by Dell'Osso Family Farm on June 1-2.
SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Sunbathers flocking to Southern California beaches are used to feeding the meter or paying a parking attendant. Not so along the less developed north coast where it's customary to ditch cars on the shoulder of Highway 1 to surf, swim or picnic.