South San Joaquin Irrigation District contends it can still deliver retail power for 15 percent less than PG&E even with a much higher price to acquire the San Francisco-based firm's distribution system in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
SACRAMEMNTO (AP) - Seven of 10 Central Valley levee systems inspected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – including the levee protecting Lathrop and southwest Manteca - do not meet the agency's safety criteria and could be threatened in a flood or storm, officials said Wednesday.
A large cardboard box was delivered to the Manteca Bulletin office Monday morning bearing the name of "The Little Hero: Alesaundra Tafoya". It came from a woman in New Jersey who has never met the three-year-old Manteca girl.
Those who can do creative things with pumpkins - whether it is carving scary or silly faces or else creating anything edible with the orange fruit - have an opportunity to showcase their skills during the upcoming Manteca Pumpkin Fair.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society has helped untold number of needy families and individuals in Manteca and surroundings for decades. Young men studying for the priesthood have been able to continue pursuing their religious vocation, thanks in part to the assistance provided by the Bishop's Seminarian Fund of the Diocese of Stockton. And a number of area youth have been able to play in Little League with the help of generous donations from organizations whose mission is to step up when there's a need.