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UP train derailment shuts down Austin Road

Veteran Ripon teacher's aide Ardette Fassler was sitting in her rural farmhouse living room watching "The Wheel of Fortune" at 7:20 p.m. when she heard a deafening rumble outside her Austin Road home.

July 21, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Challenging times prompt retooling of Neighborhood Watch group

Reduction in city services, a shrinking police force due to positions left unfilled, plus the early release of 1,000 convicted felons back to San Joaquin County is prompting Manteca to overhaul and re-energize the Neighborhood Watch program.

July 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca takes $500M hit

Manteca's assessed property values have plummeted $500.3 million or 14.7 percent.

July 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca pursuing cameras for park safety

There was a time when parents were reluctant to allow their kids to go to the Manteca skate park.

July 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca nurse makes a difference

As a little girl born and raised in the Philippines, Ruth (Hosain) Van Staaveren enjoyed helping her "Lola" (grandmother) with household chores, running errands and whatever else she needed. Recognizing her granddaughter's obliging nature, she suggested that Ruth become a nurse when she grew up since she was good at taking care of people.

July 20, 2009 | By MONICA CANE Correspondent | NEWS


Deferring fees goal: Luring more jobs & affordable housing units

Civic leaders are being asked Tuesday to put in place a citywide development fee deferral program in a bid to retain and attract employers to Manteca.

July 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


40 years ago neighbors gathered to see man walk on the moon

Forty years ago this evening dozens of people gathered around a 12-inch TV screen in Manteca's Powers Tract neighborhood sandwiched between the former Spreckels Sugar plant and Manteca High to see history in the making.

July 20, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Obama bucks helping close gap

The southeast quadrant of the Highway 120 Bypass/Main Street interchange is being opened up for development thanks to a $900,000 infusion of federal funds.

July 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


10-hour trip from smelly to fresh

Anglers know where the best water is to catch fish.

July 19, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca sees third straight drop in monthly unemployment

Manteca's unemployment rate improved for the third straight month in June.

July 19, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


She’s serving with US Army JAG Corps in Iraq

LATHROP – Lathrop City Council member Robert K. Oliver has even more reason to keep track of news from Iraq these days.

July 19, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Polynesian dancers at farmers market

The Nnapa Nui Polynesian dancers are performing Tuesday at the Manteca Farmers market at Library Park this Tuesday.

July 19, 2009 | | NEWS




Manteca housing prices slip, sliding away to 1997 levels

Prices in Manteca's resale housing market have slipped back almost to 1997 levels.

July 18, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


National Night Out party at Library Park Aug. 2

Manteca's annual rally to bring citizens together to combat crime starts this year with a community block party on Sunday, Aug. 2, at Library Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

July 18, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Lathrop Police searching for flasher

LATHROP - The Lathrop Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a man believed to have exposed himself to a young girl Tuesday afternoon.

September 11, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Art, unfortunately, imitates life

Millions of people tuned in to the last season premiere of the epic motorcycle crime drama that is "Sons of Anarchy" Tuesday night.

September 11, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Rules protecting new track

The rules have been set now that the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation has completed a major part of renovations to the Ripon High track and stadium.

September 11, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


$14.8M PURCHASE

It was a Price is Right moment. Others used Vanna White of Wheel of Fortune fame for analogy.

September 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Doctors Hospital opens wound center

Manteca's new Wound Center was the focal point of the Chamber of Commerce weekly coffee Wednesday morning and a dream come true for Kathy McKenzie, a longtime employee of Doctors Hospital of Manteca.

September 11, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


$159M bond helps repair portables & other facilities

Manteca Unified has numerous portable classrooms.

September 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Help clean river in Ripon Sept. 20

Volunteers can do their part to rid the Stanislaus River of trash on Saturday, Sept. 20.

September 11, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Helping those with autism to get off the ground

LATHROP – There's no way that Geoffrey Lum-Perez would ever get on a plane.

September 11, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Two Grammy nominees plan Ripon concert

Two Grammy-nominated and Dove Award winners are performing at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church.

September 11, 2014 | | NEWS


Supervisor Elliott hosting Saturday Senior Breakfast

San Joaquin County Supervisor Bob Elliott and his wife Debbie are hosting the Saturday Senior Breakfast on Sept. 13 at 9 a.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 250 Cherry Lane.

September 10, 2014 | | NEWS


All MHS alumni invited to reunion

The Manteca High School Class of 1979 is having a 35th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Chez Shari restaurant in the Manteca Golf Course.

September 09, 2014 | | NEWS


Early almond harvest thanks to drought

The hum of harvest machines in San Joaquin County's almond orchards started two weeks ahead of schedule this year.

September 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Healthy Hobby

Ferdinand "Ferdie" Delima's face is tightly scrunched, and his biceps bulge like balloons as he mentally counts while each hand firmly holds on to a 30-pound weight.

September 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Residents fear Manteca growing too fast?

Growth – specifically the building of homes – is drawing rumblings from more Manteca residents.

September 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Aquifer levels will fall 10 feet

Groundwater in the Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop areas is projected to drop 10 feet this year when the traditional irrigation season ends on Sept. 30.

September 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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