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Joe Freitas helped youth, founded bank

Joe Freitas - part of the World War II generation of leaders who returned home from war to lay the ground work for Manteca's future- passed away Thursday. He was 88.

August 29, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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


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Del Webb community honors 53 volunteers

It's good to be remembered.

November 13, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Holiday turkey drive nears halfway point

Jeff Burkhardt was the kind of guy that would give you the shirt off his back.

November 13, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca cuts water use 14.1%

Manteca residents have reduced year-to-year water use for the fifth consecutive month.

November 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MANTECA HONORS HEROES

The battle continues for millions of American veterans, whether they saw action in a war zone, or just "stood in the gap." It is a battle that they are waging back on their home turf – for military benefits, and for recognition and respect.

November 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


New Manteca homes break record for square footage

Manteca is having its biggest year for single family home starts since 2005.

November 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop offers thanks to those who served

Trony Wyrick learned everything she knows from the military.

November 12, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


River Islands dedicates Michael Vega Park

He was remembered as the life of the party – the guy that always had the smile and always had time for his family.

November 12, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca gets $133K traffic grant

Traffic enforcement in Manteca is receiving a $133,000 infusion from the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long traffic enforcement upgrade within the community.

November 12, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


World War II ‘Mountain Men’ fighter

Doctors Hospital has a special patient for Veterans' Day - an 89-year-old private first class who served with the celebrated World War II Tenth Mountain Division that fought the German Army in the snowy Italian Alps in 1944.

November 11, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Some lesser-known facts about Brock Dennis Elliott

Brock Elliott Elementary School in Manteca was named after the first Manteca soldier who was killed during the Vietnam War.

November 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


St. Anthony luncheon returns to salad days

St. Anthony of Padua School in Manteca is once again playing host to the annual Holiday Luncheon and Craft Faire, arguably its most popular fund-raising event of the year.

November 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Drive needs 360 turkeys in 10 days

Woodbridge at Del Webb residents collected $478 so far or enough to buy Thanksgiving turkeys for 40 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop.

November 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Prestige partnering to raise funds for new VFW home

Prestige Assisted Living at Manteca has partnered with Manteca Care and Rehabilitation Center, St Jude Care Center and Manteca Senior Center to participate in events that will benefit the Veterans of Foreign Wars Jimmie Connors Post 6311.

November 11, 2014 | | NEWS


In Uniform

Dino Vincente Zanini

November 11, 2014 | | NEWS


‘Father of fiberglass waterslide’

Budge Brown - the father of the fiberglass waterpark slide - along with his wife Arlene have been inducted into the World Waterpark Association Hall of Fame.

November 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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