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Riding rails for valley commute

A century ago intercity trolley service – electric trains if you will – was all the rage transporting people between Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin Valley destinations such as Stockton, Modesto, Galt, Manteca, Merced, Lodi , and Elk Grove.

March 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca jobless rate hits record 16.1 percent

Never have so many people been out of work in Manteca since the Great Depression.

March 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CHILDREN’S PLAY

Its one thing to go to a high school drama production based on the works of a famous playwright.

March 13, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


1,400 free prom dresses available to senior girls at Marissa’s Closet

RIPON - A girl's dream of attending her senior prom in a beautiful evening gown is a real possibility for more than 1,400 soon-to-be high school graduates this year that might otherwise have to stay home on their special night.

March 13, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Spring forward, lose hour of sleep this weekend

It starts with changing the time of the microwave and the VCR – a tandem that makes the Rubik's Cube look like a maze that goes in one direction.

March 13, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Police chief on KFVIV 1360 this morning for call in show

Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker is going to be on live radio this morning from 9 until 10 a.m.

March 13, 2010 | | NEWS


Return of Manteca Waterslides?

The next big thing in Manteca to attract visitors could make a big splash.

March 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


5-year-old saves little brother from drowning

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes.

March 12, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Foreclosure filings drop 42% in SJ in February

Foreclosure filings have dropped 42 percent in San Joaquin in February compared to the same month in 2009.

March 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Air transport service saves lives

Mark Cacioppo, spokesman for PHI Air Medical, the largest emergency medical air transport service in the country, told Manteca Rotarians Thursday how they could reserve low cost helicopter use for their families.

March 12, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Fourth grader grows 15 pound cabbage for $1,000 prize

Kara Kirby may have a green thumb.

March 12, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


PG&E again on hook for SSJID legal expenses

South San Joaquin Irrigation District incurred roughly $5,000 in legal expenses due to PG&E's threat to take them to court over a natural gas pipeline that the utility essentially wanted to place within the SSJID right-of-way on PG&E's own terms.

March 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fire hits old school house

Manteca firefighters found evidence of accelerant pours in a small building in the 200 block of West North Street following a 3:30 a.m. blaze that destroyed much of the interior of the building that once served as a Seventh Day Adventist church school in the 1940s.

March 11, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Pot clinic operator now has Stockton operation shut down

Hours after the San Joaquin County Superior Court issued an injunction that temporarily closed the new marijuana dispensary in downtown Manteca, the Stockton City Council closed the doors Tuesday night on their similar facility on Acacia Avenue.

March 11, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


MADD honors MPD officers for 136 DUI arrests

The Mothers Against Drunk Drivers held their annual awards luncheon in Ripon on Tuesday where four Manteca officers were cited for a total of 136 DUI arrests in 2009.

March 11, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | 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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