Odds are you've never met Albert Garcia. And that's probably a good thing. It's not because of his personality or outlook on life. He's a nice guy. The reason you should be happy you may not know him is the fact Garcia is an effective and diligent criminal investigator with the San Joaquin County District Attorney's office. Garcia has been working as part of the DA's IMPACT unit - the Interagency Major Public Assistance Crime ...
LATHROP – Steven Gascon doesn't mind the fact that the City of Lathrop shelled out $4,000 to rent the space in the Target parking lot for a weekend carnival.
"Manteca: A hidden gem to live, work and play." Those are the words spoken by football Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw in a new promotional video produced by the nationally syndicated Today in America program. The city was approached in October 2011 as a possible candidate for this video production. After interviews with city staff and the mayor, together with the producers of Today in America, Manteca was selected. A production crew visited Manteca for ...
WATERFORD – Rebekah DelSanto did what she had to do in the best interest of her daughter.
Highway 99 traffic was backed up for nearly nine hours Thursday from a big rig that rolled on its side blocking all northbound lanes shortly before 7 a.m.
It is seen as a "Miracle on Judith Court" Tuesday afternoon that is responsible for two brothers, 6, and 2, being rescued by a neighbor who jumped into her pool to save the youngsters she said appeared lifeless, floating on the top of the water.
Thirty percent of Manteca's 330 municipal workers take advantage of the city's interest-free loan program to secure computers for their personal use.
If Christina Thurner had her druthers, she'd spend every waking minute with her baby boy.
Gayle Pace chuckles when she says, "I'm the flower floozy who works on a budget."
Update: Traffic was still at a crawl as of 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon slowing motorists who were driving northbound on Highway 99 between the Highway 120 Bypass and Yosemite Avenue. Tow trucks had pulled the truck around into one lane leaving the other lane open to allow restricted traffic flow on the freeway.
Manteca is flush with wastewater treatment capacity. And it's thanks to ongoing efforts by residents to reduce water consumption. An audit shows the amount of wastewater per household being sent to the treatment plant from Manteca's 23,000 households has fallen from 265 gallons a day in 1998 to 160 gallons a day in 2013. That reflects a 39.6 percent drop in wastewater generation. "We've had a substantial savings through conservation efforts such as low-flow toilets, ...
Debra Moore recently worked at Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park. It was there at Pine Grove – located 12 miles outside of Jackson along Highway 88 – that her interest grew on the culture and history of the various Native American tribes. Amply named Grinding Rock, the park has the largest collection of bedrock mortars in the state. Moore, who wants to educate the locals on Native American heritage and culture, is currently the ...
A crosswalk with flashing beacons on each side of the street to alert motorists there may be pedestrians will be installed later this year on Cottage Avenue at Brookdale Way.
Jessica Becker knows what it's like to be there when her daughter wakes up every morning and when she goes to bed every night – relishing in the bundle of joy and energy that 4-year-old Lauren brings to her family.
What could Manteca do with an extra $1.8 million? Fire Chief Kirk Waters would buy a water tender to fight grass fires plus purchase a new fire engine. Mark Hall of the Parks & Recreation Department would build new picnic shelters for Lincoln and Northgate parks and toss in a new restroom facility at Northgate. Police Chief Nick Obligacion would purchase new patrol units and pay for additional officer training. Those were all in response ...
Jody Correia is inviting everyone to the MRPS Hall on Sunday. The event is the 94th annual Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society's Holy Ghost festa. The invitation is for everybody to come and share the day's feast of sopas, the traditional soup served especially for this day.
Dry mouth. Fatigue. Dizziness. Confusion. And a sudden inability to cool the body with sweat.
The Manteca economy gets a big kick start every time the Manteca Futbol Club hosts a major soccer tournament.
A lot of factors impact air quality.
Manteca firefighters who will staff the new fire station on Lathrop Road when it is completed later this year may not have far to go to reach some accidents.
STOCKTON – The Diocese of Stockton has reached a negotiated settlement with attorneys for a man who was a victim of sexual abuse in the 1980s by defrocked Catholic priest Oliver O'Grady.
It's not the dark roofs that bother Ed Kramer.
Back by popular demand, the San Joaquin Valley Air District's Clean Green Yard Machines program starts today with more funding and more lawn mower options.
Manteca's municipal leaders don't want to make a deadly mistake.
When Shorty Wolf was growing up on a dairy farm on the outskirts of Manteca, his family didn't have any power, let alone air conditioning.
Like many farmers in the area at this time of the year, John Mendes is busy cutting and baling hay in the fields, and storing them for winter feed.
The remains collected from the yard of a Manteca residence have been confirmed to be those of a missing Stockton woman Karen Sterzl, 36, when she disappeared in December of 1990.
Is panhandling becoming too aggressive in Manteca?
When an arsonist torched the playground equipment at McFall School for the second time in three years back in March, it was the students that lost out.
Manteca Police have been unable to contact the man who lost his $2,200 bank roll at a fast food restaurant on May 3 with the good news that KHOP 95.1 radio listeners and the El Pollo Loco corporate office in Southern California want to help.