The din of a junior police academy classroom session was shattered with a jarring door pounding followed by a deafening shout, "This is the Manteca Police SWAT Team – we have a search warrant," then a brief silence and an earth-shaking boom.
A Manteca woman who had just left a bank, a local alarm company installer and a Manteca firefighter all happened on a black plume of smoke coming from a home at 575 North Poplar at about the same time late Thursday morning.
The lucky number if you are selling a house in Manteca today is 3-2 as in three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority that serves 2.1 million acres is in a world of hurt due to lack of water.
A Technology Outreach Program (TOP) is being offered July 13 through July 29 at no cost to children, senior citizens and adults courtesy of Give Every Child A Chance and Best Buy.
LATHROP – What does an American soldier serving in Iraq have to do with the International Amateur BBQ Cookout Competition and Festival this Saturday in Lathrop?
It's been a decade since the Anderson's 209 BMX team finally firing on all cylinders earned sponsorships from the Icee Corporation as well as local BMX parts fabricator Snap.
Parts of Manteca, Banta and southeast Tracy are scheduled for spraying by the San Joaquin County Mosquito & Vector Control District due to the recent increase of the adult mosquito population and the detection of West Nile virus.
The Friends of Manteca Parks & Recreation Foundation and the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department will be co-sponsoring their 7th Annual Swing for Youth Golf Tournament on Friday, July 24.
Manteca Idol is just around the corner and last minute preparations are going into what is shaping up to be one of the best Idol season's ever.
Best-selling author and natural health coach Elodia Tate is featured speaker for the July 15 Manteca Women's Connection luncheon.
Described as what could be fodder for a Woody Allen movie, Tuff Boy Trailers is facing more than $112,000 in fees in their effort to expand a truck storage yard on the west end of Yosemite Avenue where it intersects with the Highway 120 Bypass.
Putting the customer first – whether it is the little guy seeking a permit to install a new water heater or a developer seeking to build a massive employment center – inspired a physical and attitude makeover of the Manteca Community Development Department.
LATHROP – Too much of a good thing is not always good. Case in point: The Park and Ride program for commuters at Valverde Park in Lathrop.
It's going to be an opportunity to chat openly with Manteca's police chief Saturday morning at Johnny's Restaurant in the 600 block of East Yosemite Avenue.
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.
The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.
The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.
A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.
Manteca Unified students may soon start growing future jobs.
The first time that Gary Scharmann officiated a varsity high school football game he made a tackle.
STOCKTON - A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the project Thursday.
A barrage of illegal fireworks set off by a house fire made several hits on a Manteca fire truck and narrowly missed firefighters as they were scrambling to get fire hoses in place at a Thursday evening house fire in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue.
December is three months away. But every moment between now and then will count for a group of young students at Manteca's Universal Dance Company.
Explosions and shooting fireworks raised additional havoc Thursday as a fire swept through a two-story home in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue just two blocks from the Louise Avenue fire station.
Joe Freitas - part of the World War II generation of leaders who returned home from war to lay the ground work for Manteca's future- passed away Thursday. He was 88.