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Catastrophic flood mars 1950s

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.

June 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Generations Center: ‘They did it right’

LATHROP – Ethan Holt was kind of in a gray area.

June 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Colorado ADA activist works to bring businesses in compliance

Stephen Hamer fights gallantly for the rights of the handicapped.

June 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


‘Superhumans,’ King of Wake ready to make splash

LATHROP – The boat motor roars as it rips through the calm water.

June 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


3 brokers looking at Pilkington property

LATHROP – The last piece of glass rolled off of the line at the NSG-Pilkington float glass manufacturing plant in Lathrop back in January.

June 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


1940s: War brings change to Manteca

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.

June 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Gold Star father pays it forward

The phone call never came for J. Kevin Graves.

June 26, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Fair’s future important to ‘Friends’

The San Joaquin County Fair has a friend. This is the friend that, for the most part, made the fair an annual attraction for the last 10 years prior to 2014.

June 26, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


1930s: Farm woes, fires, and floods

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.

June 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GOLD-WINNING GREEN THUMB

Eric Teberg of Manteca is a runaway winner at the Alameda County Fair for the third year in a row.

June 25, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Putting the band back together

There's a big band party set for Friday evening, bringing together musicians from the late Leroy Darling's championship Manteca High School bands from 1958 until 1966 at Chez Shari.

June 25, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


1920s: Drought hurts Manteca economy

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca's history.

June 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Generations Center unveiled to public Friday

LATHROP – Here's the first lesson that will be taught to teens hanging out at the Lathrop Generations Center when it opens to the public at the end of the week.

June 23, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


1910s: Water brought prosperity

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca's history.

June 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The signs are everywhere

"Fair and sensible growth! Let our voices be heard." The roadside signs containing those messages then direct readers to the website, SJneighborsUnited.org.

June 22, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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Lathrop issues specific drought water use rules

LATHROP – California is facing a water emergency.

August 29, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Memories are the order of the day at Isadore’s

It was another day of sad good-byes and warm hugs and loads of memories as Isadore's Restaurant served its last lunch to longtime friends and customers Thursday noon.

August 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Turlock’s homeless success story

TURLOCK – Tim Guerino knows that the model works.

August 28, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


60 PARKS & COUNTING

Manteca hit a milestone this year when the city's 60th park was completed.

August 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Galas, bingo games at harvest festival

Bingo is back at St. Anthony's. Not in the form of a weekly fund-raiser for the school as it was for many years. This time, its comeback is a short two-day entertainment venue incorporated into the annual Harvest Festival set for the weekend of Sept. 20-21.

August 28, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Denham seeks $15M for free tutoring effort

Normally it's Carol Davis that has to visit Congressman Jeff Denham's office to ask for money.

August 28, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Applying pressure to conserve

The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.

August 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Amazon filling 200 more jobs at Tracy center

Amazon's 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center off of Chrissman Road in rural Tracy was a feather in the cap for the South County when the company began distribution operations last fall.

August 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Ripon, Manteca KofC help buy ultrasound

The Manteca Pregnancy Help Center is marking three high-water marks this year.

August 27, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Bonus bucks blowback

Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.

August 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


St. Patrick’s 29th Fatima celebration this weekend

The 29th annual Our Lady of Fatima celebration at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon will be held Friday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Aug. 31. The public is invited.

August 26, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Is community committed to homeless effort?

Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.

August 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SHOWING THEIR AGE

Many older schools in Manteca Unified are showing their age. That is evidenced in the number of repairs and upgrades that they need, as shown in a draft project list that was prepared and presented to the Board of Trustees at the beginning of the year.

August 24, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


300 Boy Scouts work on merit badges

Boy Scout merit badges are about learning skills to help frame a positive life in whatever profession they choose.

August 24, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


6.0 QUAKE SHAKES NAPA

NAPA (AP) - The strongest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California's wine country.

August 24, 2014 | | NEWS


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