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Catfish derby this Saturday

STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will host a Catfish Derby on Saturday, June 5, at Oak Grove Regional Park.

June 02, 2010 | | NEWS


Mantecan wounded in Afghanistan

The stark reality of the Memorial Day observance on Monday hit home hard when it was announced at the beginning of the program at East Union Cemetery that one of Manteca's own sons serving in Afghanistan had been wounded in the chest.

June 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca says thanks to veterans

It was a rag-tag fleet of vehicles from a World War II Jeep Willy and 1965 Mustang convertible to a slew of PT Cruisers and even a Bentley that made their way down Yosemite Avenue late Monday morning.

June 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Library Park could get new life as town square

Library Park – once the site of one of Manteca's first baseball diamonds – could be well on its way to being a true downtown square by this time next year.

June 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Seniors invited to free luncheon on June 9

Sister Ann Venita of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church is inviting all seniors to the annual celebration of the feast day of the church's patron saint.The sit-down luncheon will be held in the St. Anthony's School gym from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 9. Admission is free; however, all is encouraged to bring friends along. One does not have to be a Catholic to attend. For more information, call 823-7197.

June 01, 2010 | | NEWS


Generations pay respects at Memorial Day ceremonies

Two-year-old Alexandria Marrero was the youngest member of the audience that attended the annual Memorial Day observance at the Ripon Cemetery on Monday.

June 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop reflects on 11 who laid down their lives

LATHROP – The combination of Pastor Mike Dillman's Vietnam War testimony and the solemn tolling of the bell during the roll call of Lathrop's fallen veterans made for a stirring and poignant Memorial Day observance on Monday.

June 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


World War II veterans lead Manteca’s Memorial Day parade in downtown

A special group of men led Monday's Memorial Day parade – all having served in the military in World War II and now in their 80s and 90s.

June 01, 2010 | | NEWS


Farmers market returns today for summer run at Library Park

Manteca's downtown farmers market returns to Library Park today from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. to start a weekly run through the end of August.

June 01, 2010 | | NEWS


Thousands honor America’s fallen heroes

Phil Waterford asked for a moment of silence.

May 31, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


35 World War II veterans leading today’s parade

They fought in the Battle of the Bulge, on the beaches at Normandy, on Iwo Jima, in North Africa, and on countless other battlefields.

May 31, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Farmers market returns to Library Park Tuesday

Manteca's most popular ongoing summer diversion – the downtown farmers market – returns to Library Park Tuesday.

May 31, 2010 | | NEWS


Del Webb residents drag race golf carts

It was a golf cart challenge between some 15 to 20 residents of the Del Webb at Woodbridge community in the northeast section of Manteca Saturday morning – an event where laughing was more important than winning..

May 31, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Honoring sacrifice of 5,800 Americans

It could have been the story of the Navy Seal who gave his life so others could live, or the 5,800 crosses honoring those who paid the ultimate price for freedom.

May 30, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Gold Star families honored at Prestige

Gold Star Mothers and family members from throughout the Northern San Joaquin Valley gathered Saturday to honor their soldiers and sailors who sacrificed their lives for their country while feeling each others everlasting grief.

May 30, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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63 PARKS & COUNTING

Manteca hit a milestone three month ago when the city completed its 63rd park facility.

February 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Help sought to spruce up veterans graves

There are hundreds of veterans buried at the pioneer East Union Cemetery in Manteca. The markers on many of the gravestones, through the years, have deteriorated and have become weather-worn.

February 25, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Blight fight continues along Moffat

Manteca's ugly ducking thoroughfare - Moffat Boulevard - is inching closer to swan status.

February 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Murder suspect faces other charges

If the murder case won't be enough to potentially keep Richard Howard Watkins behind bars for life, the other charges very likely will.

February 25, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


CAR IN IHOP

Manteca's IHOP restaurant isn't a drive-thru.

February 24, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Moffat best spot for dog park?

The City of Manteca wouldn't be able to build the Moffat Community Center this year for $1.16 million unless it deferred meeting the same landscape requirements it imposes on the private sector.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Forced sales will cost $1.1M

Manteca taxpayers could lose $1.1 million by a state forced sale of three parcels.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Schools aim to cut water use by 20%

Manteca Unified is taking the drought seriously.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Honorees persevere through struggles

They shared stories of struggles and perseverance.

February 23, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


LEARNING TO SUCCEED

Carol Davis is dedicated to helping struggling students turn on the proverbial light switch in their minds.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wheat gave way to watermelons, grapes & almonds

Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region after the Gold Rush in a bid to make a living.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Weston School on target for re-opening

The reconstruction taking place at Weston Elementary School appears on schedule for completion by the start of the next school year.

February 22, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


NEW MELONES ‘PUDDLE’

Tulloch Lake is going to disappear by this fall.

February 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca man dies while in jail custody

Last week a 27-year-old Manteca man was discovered dead in a county jail cell after Manteca Police officers arrested him earlier that night for public intoxication outside of a 7-Eleven convenience store.

February 21, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Uno más: Taco Bell adding Manteca store

Manteca's third Taco Bell could break ground in the coming months.

February 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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