Highway 99 traffic was backed up for nearly nine hours Thursday from a big rig that rolled on its side blocking all northbound lanes shortly before 7 a.m.
It is seen as a "Miracle on Judith Court" Tuesday afternoon that is responsible for two brothers, 6, and 2, being rescued by a neighbor who jumped into her pool to save the youngsters she said appeared lifeless, floating on the top of the water.
Thirty percent of Manteca's 330 municipal workers take advantage of the city's interest-free loan program to secure computers for their personal use.
If Christina Thurner had her druthers, she'd spend every waking minute with her baby boy.
Gayle Pace chuckles when she says, "I'm the flower floozy who works on a budget."
Update: Traffic was still at a crawl as of 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon slowing motorists who were driving northbound on Highway 99 between the Highway 120 Bypass and Yosemite Avenue. Tow trucks had pulled the truck around into one lane leaving the other lane open to allow restricted traffic flow on the freeway.
Manteca is flush with wastewater treatment capacity. And it's thanks to ongoing efforts by residents to reduce water consumption. An audit shows the amount of wastewater per household being sent to the treatment plant from Manteca's 23,000 households has fallen from 265 gallons a day in 1998 to 160 gallons a day in 2013. That reflects a 39.6 percent drop in wastewater generation. "We've had a substantial savings through conservation efforts such as low-flow toilets, ...
Debra Moore recently worked at Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park. It was there at Pine Grove – located 12 miles outside of Jackson along Highway 88 – that her interest grew on the culture and history of the various Native American tribes. Amply named Grinding Rock, the park has the largest collection of bedrock mortars in the state. Moore, who wants to educate the locals on Native American heritage and culture, is currently the ...
A crosswalk with flashing beacons on each side of the street to alert motorists there may be pedestrians will be installed later this year on Cottage Avenue at Brookdale Way.
Jessica Becker knows what it's like to be there when her daughter wakes up every morning and when she goes to bed every night – relishing in the bundle of joy and energy that 4-year-old Lauren brings to her family.
What could Manteca do with an extra $1.8 million? Fire Chief Kirk Waters would buy a water tender to fight grass fires plus purchase a new fire engine. Mark Hall of the Parks & Recreation Department would build new picnic shelters for Lincoln and Northgate parks and toss in a new restroom facility at Northgate. Police Chief Nick Obligacion would purchase new patrol units and pay for additional officer training. Those were all in response ...
Charlie Jayne Crandall Davis was a happy 6-year-old who wore red-framed glasses, loved to dance and refused to be defined by Down's Syndrome.
It cost just under $30,000 in 1924 to build Manteca's original brick two-story city hall that still stands across from the downtown Library Park.
The speed limit on Cottage Avenue is going to go up by a third. That's because state law requires cities to set the actual posted speed within 5 mph of how fast 85 percent of the vehicles travel on roads they use radar for the enforcement of speed. The speed limit is currently 30 mph. The posted speed will need to be changed to 40 mph according to city staff based on a citywide speed ...
Jack Miller - a coach and teacher lauded for his "pay-it-forward attitude" - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
A bell tolled each time Lee Herren read from a list much too long, written in the blood of Manteca's fallen soldiers.
Veterans and their families and friends gathered in the grassy rotunda on Monday at Park View Cemetery in Manteca to remember and honor those who served and gave their all for their country.
LATHROP – One by one, the names were called out by Debbie Rock.
Brian Cole was still relatively new to the world of pharmacology when he approached the owner of Bob's Pharmacy to inquire about buying the business.
The Rev. Yukiko Motoyoshi of the Stockton Buddhist Temple led the annual Memorial Day service on Monday at Park View Cemetery north of Manteca.
SAN FRANCISCO - Manteca's Bill Castillo received the French Legion of Honor award on Memorial Day from French Consul General Romain Serman who personally bestowed the coveted honor to six World War II veterans for their service in France.
The annual Antone Raymus Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 8, will once again include the car show.
Bob Fugger brought out some of the tricks of the trades as the Manteca Garden Club guest speaker.
Riley Simmons finally has the pièce de résistance for her soccer-themed bedroom makeover, and she found it in the oddest of places – the library. Simmons was presented with an oversized check worth $7,054 by head coach Justin Coenenberg, members of Manteca High's administrative staff and the captains of the varsity girls soccer team on Thursday in the Manteca High library. When asked if she'd ever seen a check that big, the 9-year-old fourth grader ...
By DENNIS WYATT
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Allen Clark - a soldier who lost both legs in Vietnam and who went on to serve as director the National Cemetery System for the veterans Administration -is the keynote speaker for today's 10 a.m. Memorial Day ceremonies at East Union Cemetery.
NEW YORK (AP) - The solemn ritual plays out dozens of times every day with a neatly folded flag, a crisp salute and one more goodbye to a fast-fading generation of soldiers, sailors and Marines.
Forty years ago, on May 21, 1973, Miles Branson, the multi-talented junior football and baseball player, was chosen as East Union High's "Athlete of the Year" at the annual Spring Sports banquet held Tuesday evening in the FESM Hall. Varsity baseball coach Butch Marliani named junior first baseman Ron Dalben as the team's best defensive player. Dalben and Branson had already been named to the all-Valley Oak League team. Outstanding players in other sports included: ...
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