Austin Road Business Park – a 1,050-acre project that could yield as many as 13,000 jobs – is dependent on a new $110 million interchange on Highway 99 for full build out.
In these difficult economic times, volunteerism is much appreciated among city officials. The City of Manteca's Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police is one such example. "We appreciate all that you do," Assistant City Manager Karen McLaughlin said at Thursday's SHARP meeting held in the Council Chamber. She was joined by council members John Harris and Debby Moorhead, and Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker. All told, about 50 volunteers took the oath of office administered ...
RIPON - It was seen as nothing short of a miracle that two freeway motorists, and one passenger survived a spectacular two car Sunday afternoon freeway crash with only cuts and bruises.
The 20-member Ripon Christian High School Mock Trial team took second place in the championship round last Monday night at the Education Service Center at the San Joaquin County Office of Education site on Arch Road in Stockton.
A wide array of restaurants will be participating in the 17th Annual Gourmet Sampler, sponsored by the Manteca Historical Society and scheduled for Sunday, March 8, at the Senior Center.
RIPON - A professional women's tackle football team based out of Modesto, members of the Maniax are hoping to gain some exposure of their existence.
They were known as the Alley Cats. This "Strike Force" bowling foursome consisted of prominent members of the San Joaquin County Office of Education. Each had code names. Keith Jackson, an information technology coordinator and Manteca resident, was known as "Shot Gun." He was joined by Deputy Superintendent Mick Fontes, who went by "Blocker." Science Camp Coordinator Randy Gibbs and Director of Special Education Bruce Kern were respectively known as "Flanker" and "Kicker." During the ...
Aja Smith wasn't planning on being the first person in line for the grand opening of the Manteca Best Buy on Friday.
Two of the roughest stretches of street pavement in Manteca are targeted for upgrades. The streets are: •East Yosemite Avenue between Cottage Avenue and Commerce Drive. •Moffat Boulevard between Main Street and Austin Road. The City Council is being asked Tuesday to appropriate $255,000 from Local Transportation Funds (LTF) in order to secure $1,904,604 in federal dollars for the projects that will cost just over $2.1 million. The LTF is restricted use money for transportation ...
RIPON – Finding something suitable to do this weekend won't be difficult. For the 47th time, the City of Ripon is pulling together to celebrate the blooming of the tree nut that at one time served as the lifeblood of the community and is permanently engrained in the fabric that makes Ripon unique. But it's much more than just a festival where you can buy farm fresh almonds and other nuts and hand-made arts and ...
The Bragan Realty family was glued to their TV set this week as they watched their niece Julie Courtney, 31, of San Francisco win a "Dating With the Stars" contest on Regis and Kelly Live.
Staff from the Manteca Branch Library will team up with the Manteca Police Department to present a special storytime in the Manteca City Council Chambers, 1001 W. Center St., Manteca, on Wednesday, March 18, at 4 p.m.
The Delta Water Users Association will hold its annual membership meeting on Thursday, March 12, at Isadore's, 680 North Main Street.
Manteca's municipal park crews are increasing their workload 25 percent as part of a strategy for the city to bridge a looming $11.3 million deficit in the fiscal year starting July 1.
RIPON – Camila Sweaney grew up watching the Ripon Almond Blossom Queen hopefuls go through the motions of the traditional pageant, and always knew that she wanted to participate.
LATHROP – Phil Waterford wasn't having the best day.
Three. Two. One.
There's a formula.
Myrna Javrie looked at the list.
LATHROP – It's like Redbox but for medical-grade pot.
Mark Boudelik was busy balancing multiple phone calls Tuesday afternoon.
A memorial trust fund has been set up for the month-old baby who lost his father who died in a solo accident on Nov. 22 while hauling rice straw to the areas charred by this past summer's Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park.
Things are going wild again at Manteca Trailer & Motorhome. For a wild-game feast, that is. And it's all gratis.
It was a historic and yuletide transformation of the Manteca Museum this past weekend as a team of volunteers put up decorations and dressed mannequins in preparation for Sunday's traditional open house.
LATHROP – Matthew Hernandez could be $2,000 richer.
Doctors Hospital's near $1 million restoration of its emergency room opened to the public Monday morning with the cutting of a ceremonial ribbon with a crowd of nearly 100 hospital and municipal staffers on hand.
Nursing has been a passion for Linda Hutchings for the past 50 years – a career that was celebrated by Doctors Hospital administrators and staffers in their conference room recently.
The Measure G Oversight Committee on voter-approved projects at Weston and Colony Oak schools will meet today at the Ripon Unified District Office Conference Room, 304 N. Acacia Ave.
Annie Carver wore a flaming bright orange shirt with matching black jacket and hat. But even more eye-catching was the big smile she wore throughout the evening as she kept her hands busy at the portable grille barbecuing hot dogs and ladling up bowls of piping hot chili.
It was something being near miraculous that brought a 2-year-old toddler back to life Sunday afternoon when a trio of first responders were out walking their dogs shortly before 5 p.m.