An intoxicated 30-year-old homeless man with the last name of Swanson was clipped by a westbound Union Pacific train and dragged 70 yards near the Yosemite Avenue crossing shortly after 6 p.m. Monday. The man escaped serious injury and reportedly only had shoulder abrasions. He was transported to a local hospital.
RIPON – As a lifelong Ripon resident, Megan Kuhn has nothing but fond memories of growing up around the Almond Blossom Festival.
The Manteca Garden Club welcomes garden enthusiasts in the Central Valley to attend their next meeting on Monday, Jan. 18, at 12:30 p.m. at the McFall Room of the Manteca Public Library to hear Diana Montgomery speak on "Four Seasons of Color" for your garden.
RIPON - Two Ripon women have stepped up to the plate and hit the ball out of the park in saving the Meals on Wheels program and enhancing the meals program at the Ripon Senior Center.
Manteca could end up with its best January since 2000 for new housing starts.
The Central Valley's only visitor' center between Merced and Sacramento officially opens today in Manteca.
Bob Piccinini – the Manteca High graduate who helped build the family grocery business into more than 250 stores – is speaking during Thursday's Manteca Historical Society meeting.
More roundabouts could be in Manteca's future as a strategy to reduce the cost of housing, cut vehicle air pollution, and contain future city costs.
Elizabeth Emken is no stranger to the political arena.
The public is invited to enjoy Bingo Schmingo music, a lively musical presentation full of interactive songs, stories and dances.
Three free educational seminars concerning estate and long-term care planning, probate, and living trusts will be presented during January by attorney Gina B. Leguira at the Manteca Branch Library.
By DENNIS WYATT
By DENNIS WYATT
Change and making a difference were the key words that echoed throughout the promotion ceremonies Tuesday at Joshua Cowell Elementary School.
The biggest residential project ever approved for Manteca is about to get bigger.
Family get togethers, barbecue, or a celebration at the park like the big gathering that Manteca had over the weekend is "not the true meaning" of Memorial Day weekend, said American Legion Post 249 Commander Jim Winston to the sparse group that showed up Monday at the historic Union Cemetery on Louise Avenue and Union Road.
Walnut grower Chris Van Groningen is hoping the pressurized irrigation system installed by the South San Joaquin Irrigation District west of Ripon and south of Manteca could be tapped for fire suppression.
"The freedom we enjoy is not free," Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal told the crowd gathered in front of the Veterans Memorial for Monday's Memorial Day observance.
AmyJo Mattheis isn't your run-of-the-mill atheist.
The pastor. The retired steel worker. The congressman.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District has something that at least two thirds of California wants - water.
Bonus bucks are back.
The city that led the drive in California in the 1970s to ban the sale of cigarettes from vending machines accessible to children may now make hookah lounges legal.
Leonor Borges will be the first person in her family to go to college.
There was only one order Mike Dillman regretted following as a soldier.
McWhinney Development - the firm proposing to invest at least $150 million in a Great Wolf Resort in Manteca - wants to break ground this year.
Manteca Transit riders in the coming months will be able to connect with the Altamont Corridor Express station to catch commuter trains running to San Jose.
By DENNIS WYATT