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 ...
Charlie Jayne Crandall Davis was a happy 6-year-old who wore red-framed glasses, loved to dance and refused to be defined by Down's Syndrome.
It cost just under $30,000 in 1924 to build Manteca's original brick two-story city hall that still stands across from the downtown Library Park.
The speed limit on Cottage Avenue is going to go up by a third. That's because state law requires cities to set the actual posted speed within 5 mph of how fast 85 percent of the vehicles travel on roads they use radar for the enforcement of speed. The speed limit is currently 30 mph. The posted speed will need to be changed to 40 mph according to city staff based on a citywide speed ...
Jack Miller - a coach and teacher lauded for his "pay-it-forward attitude" - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
It's been seven years since residents in east Manteca convinced city leaders Louise Avenue needs to be widened to four lanes and have sidewalks installed east of Cottage Avenue to improve safety.
Jack Cole kissed and hugged his mother in the driveway of her Cottage Avenue home.
Sand animation artist Joe Castillo, who reached the finals last year in America's Got Talent, is scheduled for four performances this weekend at the Crossroads Church on Moffat Boulevard in Manteca.
It's one thing for a non-profit to win something that will bolster its regular offerings or a few hundred dollars to help with operating expenses.
At this time last year, 17-year-old Myklyn Balmut had the whole world and the future ahead of her.
RIPON – Loren Jessop sat in the parking lot of a Home Depot, mere moments away from his next shopping spree.
LATHROP – Criminals in Lathrop had better run and hide.
STOCKTON (AP) - The massive twin-tunnel system that would carry water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and its accompanying delta habitat restoration plan will cost half a billion dollars more than previously reported, according to new estimates California state water officials released Wednesday.
The San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District will begin spraying for mosquitoes tonight after the earliest detection of the West Nile virus in nine years.
Melanie Paiva, an adoptive mother of six children, received the accolade for "Mother of the Year" on "The Steve Harvey Show" this month.
Manteca residents can expect possible low water pressure during peak use periods for two weeks starting Thursday.
Interested in scuba diving? Curious about what lifeguard training involves? Want to swim laps for exercise? Need to learn how to swim? Or do you just want to splash around and have fun?
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District board hopes $150,000 will be enough to hit a "moving target" and end a 46-month ordeal of trying to get its bid to reduce power rates by 15 percent past the Local Agency Formation Commission.
LATHROP – It's going to be a busy month for Cari James.
A request by a county agency for what could amount to a second feasibility study on retail electricity may end up costing consumers in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon $12 million over the next year.