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Garden tour lures more than 200 folks

Mother Nature was clearly on the Manteca Garden Club's side when Saturday turned out to be the calm before Sunday's hail and rain. The more than 200 guests, many of them consisting of three-generation families, who celebrated spring by touring the six outstanding private gardens in Manteca for the 12th annual Manteca Garden Tour were able to enjoy the varied horticultural experience under cloudy skies but sans any precipitation. That came later on Sunday morning when, at about the time that the garden tour started the day before, hail half the size of marbles fell in some areas ...

May 17, 2011 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Police show off motorcycle skills

The second annual motorcycle skills competition hosted by the Manteca Police Department motorcycle unit was made possible by countless hours of unpaid overtime by sworn and unsworn officers for the training event.

May 17, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


The big save: $6.9 million

The number of fires in Manteca increased by 17 percent in 2010 while overall losses were down $1.7 million from the previous year.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Hall of Fame

Margo Young left Manteca 45 years ago.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RTD workshop Tuesday on bus service changes

Budget cuts are forcing San Joaquin Regional Transit District to rethink how it provides weekday, weekend and commuter bus services.

May 15, 2011 | | NEWS


Manteca’s Clements is Rainbow Girls state officer

Manteca Rainbow Girl Brittney Clements is now a state officer.

May 15, 2011 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Fireworks contract before Ripon council

RIPON – With the City of Ripon fireworks show returning closer to downtown, members of the City Council Tuesday will consider awarding the contract for the pyrotechnics display.

May 15, 2011 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Better economy? That’s entertainment!

With unemployment howling at 16 percent and the city general fund anemic, Manteca's leaders are stepping up efforts to generate more jobs and tax revenue.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MILLION DOLLAR MAKEOVER

It's been a tough month for Dave Thompson.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca may spend $89K for lobbyist

Manteca may spend $89,000 to retain a Washington, D.C., based lobbying firm credited with saving the city more than $200,000 annually in federal transit funds.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Entry deadline is Friday for Memorial Day parade

Friday is the deadline for entries into the second annual Manteca Chamber of Commerce Memorial Day parade honoring those who have died Serving America as well as those who returned home safely.

May 15, 2011 | | NEWS


Emergency room nurse one of Tenet’s best

Bernice Field supplements start-of-the-art procedures with her heart and soul to touch the sick and injured as an emergency room nurse at Doctors Hospital of Manteca.

May 15, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Lawmaker seeks end to new law allowing unsupervised parole

SACRAMENTO (AP) - A state senator is seeking to halt a newly enacted state law that allows unsupervised parole for thousands of California convicts released from prison after one former inmate was charged with a double homicide in Southern California.

May 15, 2011 | | NEWS


Debate rages over taxing the rich to help save California schools

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Taxing the rich more to benefit others isn't a new idea, but it has emerged in recent weeks as a potential solution as California tries to salvage its public education system from deep budget cuts.

May 15, 2011 | | NEWS


FARMERS MARKETS GALORE

California is considered the world's Mecca when it comes to variety for fruits, vegetables, and nuts.

May 14, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Zapien: Build Manteca center

The rise of South San Joaquin County isn't lost on Moses Zapien.

May 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CLASS OF 2016

Generations of Manteca-Lathrop residents owe their good health to Dr. Randall K. Yee and his late father Dr. Richard Duck Moon Yee.

May 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Buff valedictorian boasts 4.89 GPA

It was hardly a surprise that Si Jie "Jessica" Tang was valedictorian for Manteca High's Class of 2016.

May 23, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Firm wants to build 6 large spec buildings

If companies in the Bay Area do end up coming to the Lathrop because the land is cheaper and far more plentiful they'll have ...

May 23, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


It’s a clean win for Manteca comedian

Art comes in many different forms.

May 23, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


GRAND SLAM

Ten years this October the first ball was tossed at Big League Dreams - a $30 million sports complex that displaced fields of corn that was ...

May 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BLD got Manteca into the game

It's more than simply six softball fields, an indoor soccer arena, and a pair of restaurants.

May 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Council weans CVB off hotel room taxes

Manteca visitors are expected to spend almost $11 million on hotel rooms - including nearly $1 million in room taxes - in the fiscal year starting July ...

May 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop celebrating its diversity today

Lots of cities talk about celebrating cultural differences.

May 21, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Ripon bank robber gets 25 to life

A career criminal and bank robber who traumatized Ripon tellers in October of 2009 was sentenced Friday in Merced Superior Court to a term of ...

May 21, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SHRINKING CLASS SIZE

Kindergarten class sizes will start shrinking in August at 30 Manteca Unified elementary schools.

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘BADDEST BIKES’

Paul Binford now has his empire.

May 20, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Top Lancers built solid friendships

Jagveer Singh, Aiko Jones and Caitlin Oberman have an intertwining friendship.

May 20, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Dedication of Korean War mural Saturday

The third segment of what some believe is the only mural project of its kind - an effort to recognize the sacrifices Americans endured in five ...

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pot use, credit issues weed out hopefuls

Teens and young adults dreaming of careers in law enforcement might want to be frugal with credit cards and abstain from pot or substances such ...

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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