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Naming gym for Brooks prompts debate

LATHROP – J. "Chaka" Santos, a Lathrop businessman and entrepreneur and, lately, a candidate for mayor in the Nov. 2 elections, told the City Council Monday night that he'd rather have the Community Center gym named after any of the long-time residents rather than basketball great and 2010 NBA Coach of the Year Scott Brooks.

August 17, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop High starts first senior class school year

LATHROP – It was about two years ago that Lathrop High first opened its doors to a student body consisting of 456 freshmen and sophomores.

August 17, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Bad city utility debt jumps

Bad debt from Manteca's municipal utility accounts has tripled in the past two years to $261,594.

August 16, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


I KNOW JACK CAMPAIGN

Seven -year-old Jack Bellew has already made his mark on the world with some 100 people showing up Saturday night at Isadore's Restaurant to help raise funds to send his snack packs to troops serving overseas.

August 16, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca’s first City Hall broke ground in 1923

The two-story brick building complete with Spanish-style roof tile at the point of the triangle-shaped block across from Library Park where Manteca and Sycamore avenues connect at one time was the pride of Manteca.

August 16, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


2010 Manteca Idol kicks off Wednesday

Those hoping to take home the crown of either Manteca Idol of Manteca Junior Idol only have two days to make sure that they're ready.

August 16, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


MHS Dawson Center reflects student design work

Manteca High students will welcome a new look to the Dawson Center.

August 16, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Maze adds spinning pumpkin ride

LATHROP - Get ready to go for a spin this October in a pumpkin.

August 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


3-alarm chili from firefighters top contest

Add a little of this, and a dash of that, and pretty soon you have something that will help feed hungry families in more ways than one.

August 15, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca selling land to RDA for $940,000

Manteca's municipal coffers are about to come into some much needed cash - $940,000 to be exact - from the sale of two city-owned properties.

August 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Kids anxious to get back to school

The lazy days of summer aren't something that 12-year-old Ricky Artery is going to miss.

August 15, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca High Class of 1945 gathering

The Manteca High Class of 1945 was a close-knit group of 70 kids that frequented the Scoop News stand on West Yosemite Avenue with their eyes on the ice cream bar. The El Rey Theatre that had opened eight years earlier in 1937 was their other focus for fun and entertainment.

August 15, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Isadore’s buffet tonight assists 7-year-old send snacks to troops

A 7-year-old has turned the heads of many adults after he launched his own campaign to send snack packs to American G.I.s overseas in battle torn countries during the last seven months.

August 14, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Chili cook off today benefits Second Harvest Food Bank

Second Harvest Food Bank's second annual Chili Pot Cook Off takes place today to help feed struggling families.

August 14, 2010 | | NEWS


River Islands’ ‘fishermen friendly’ plan

LATHROP - Trying your luck fishing in the San Joaquin River without being in a boat means you either have to trespass and cast your line from near a levee, pay entry fees to county or state park, or else get down to the river side by a bridge crossing.

August 14, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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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


Push for better libraries

Donna Brown's message is clear: Libraries are more relevant than ever before.

February 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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