LATHROP – Angela Johal was busy making a pizza when she received the phone call. It was the Lathrop District Chamber of Commerce informing the Papa John's Pizza franchisee that she had been named the organization's annual Entrepreneur of the Year. All she could do is stop and cry. They, of course, were tears of joy, but they were also tears that marked the culmination of a long process that began at the Chamber's installation ...
There's no doubt that distracted driving can have disastrous results. But thanks to a program being offered Saturday and Sunday at the Crossroads Street Faire in downtown Manteca by TSM and Allied Insurance, people will get the chance to see exactly how dangerous it can be. In front of TSM's Maple Avenue office starting on Saturday morning, those curious about how much they actually lose in terms of functionality when they respond back to that ...
LATHROP - River Islands Tech Academy is the first beneficiary of a South County movement to put power into the hands of the people.
There's no doubt that California Carnival Co. President Kevin Tate would see a lot more business if the carnival that he finished setting up Wednesday afternoon were closer to the Crossroads Street Faire.
Agricultural production is down in San Joaquin County and the surrounding areas. In some cases, according to California Farm Bureau President Bruce Blodgett, numbers are down as much 20 to 30 percent on certain crops and tree nuts and up to 50 percent on others when compared to last year. And the reason behind the production slowdown is quite simple, says Blodgett – they just don't have the workforce needed to handle the load. That' ...
Manteca Police officer Mike Kelly was humbled by the recognition he and his wife Margaret received at Tuesday night's City Council meeting for stepping up to help three homeless children by taking them into their home for three months.
LATHROP - At least 2,500 people are going to get down and dirty Saturday at Dell'Osso Family Farm off Interstate 5 at Manthey Road.
Lathrop is in a quandary. They have large scale distribution center development in the Crossroads Center wanting to move forward while housing construction - including the 11,000-home River Islands at Lathrop - is starting to fill the air with the sound of pounding hammers. But Lathrop could be stymied by what may soon be a lack of sewer capacity. It'll cost $20 million and take several years if not longer to expand an existing high ...
Juliene Flanders is no stranger to organizing events. She's also no stranger to reaching out in an attempt to draw people to events. It's what she's done for nearly her entire career – making parks and recreation programs in Turlock and Oakdale successful for the residents of those communities. So when she took the job as the chief executive officer of the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau, and saw the magnitude of the annual Crossroads ...
The Place of Refuge in Manteca is playing host today to a "listening session" with Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Modesto) on the subject of immigration reform. It will be held from 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. in the church's sanctuary.
If you are unemployed in Central Manteca you might want to put on your resume that you could be worth at least $187,200 in state tax credits if the right company hires you.
It's just a matter of time before Manteca's $7.3 million transit station is completed.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The people of Stockton will feel financial fallout for years after a federal judge ruled Monday to let the city become the most populous in the nation to enter bankruptcy.
LATHROP – When it comes to the condition of its pavement, Lathrop fares better than most.
Nick Hafer, 24, took on the challenges of serving as an "Au Pair" in Switzerland to the children of two married doctors – a general practitioner and an Ob/Gyn – for some 14 months after graduating from college last year.
Woodward Park is a long way from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan.
By JAMES BURNS
Editor's note: This is the fifth 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.
It's one of the biggest travel holidays of the year.
Frank Ruhstaller and Steve Bestolarides are rallying the troops as California's perennial water wars heat up.
Editor's note: This is the fourth 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.
A 70-year-old Manteca man struck by a westbound car in the 200 block of East Center Street at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday died of his injuries in San Joaquin General Hospital, according to police reports.
It is a dynamic change of life for Artemis Vourakis from being a legal secretary to opening a Greek Bakery and Café at the corner of East Yosemite and Cottage avenues in Manteca. Vourakis' brother Hercules is opening a modern car wash on the site late in July or early August.
The Avoid the 10 DUI Task Force is deploying officers this holiday weekend at DUI/Drivers License Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols countywide to arrest impaired drivers and to keep the public aware of the dangers of driving while impaired by alcohol and drugs.
A 70-year-old Manteca man struck by a westbound car at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night died of his injuries in San Joaquin General Hospital, according to police reports.
Tracy Crane slipped into a bikini and summer dress and joined her boyfriend Scott Johnson for a float down the Stanislaus River.
A known Manteca transient apparently walked in front of a west bound car at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of East Center Street, midway between Lincoln and Grant Avenues.
Threats against a Manteca Police officer's life on the Internet forced a former Manteca man to appear in a Stockton courtroom Wednesday morning for his continued arraignment on felony charges.
Editor's note: This is the third 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.
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.