18 hrs ago
Nocetis' conviction on festival admirable
Kudos to promoters Tony and Carol Noceti for their bold pledge to revive the Asparagus Festival.
22 hrs ago
Home, 2 vehicles struck by gunfire
One person was injured by shards of broken glass when a home was struck by gunfire Wednesday night in Manteca, authorities said.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Jeff Jardine: Turlock man heading back to Malaysia for Toastmasters world tourney
The last time Colin McKechnie went to add Malaysia, it ultimately cost him "a kidney and some other parts," he said.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Velma Theresa VanDerostyne
Formerly of Milpitas, Calif; Mrs. VanDerostyne resided in Manteca for the past four years.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Manteca Police awarded grant to battle alcohol-related crime
The Manteca Police Department has been awarded a $49,682 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control agency to battle alcohol-related crime.
Can Asparagus live at the fairgrounds?
Good news today for Asparagus Festival fans; a local farmer/businessman is reviving the festival.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Union Democrat
News of Record for July 21, 2014
12:31 p.m., animal complaints - Five sick cats at a home on Fairview Lane were transported to animal control.
Stanislaus River water providers announce 20% reduction in supply for Tracy, Lathrop, Manteca
Stanislaus River water providers have announced a 20 percent reduction in supply for the cities of Tracy, Lathrop and Manteca.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Third suspect arrested in Tillamook mini van theft
In this undated photo provided by the Manteca Police Department are three Tillamook Cheese vans that were stolen Saturday July 12, 2014.
Another suspect arrested in Tillamook vehicle theftAnother suspect...
Another suspect arrested in Tillamook vehicle theft A third suspect was arrested Wednesday afternoon in connection to the theft of five Tillamook Dairy vehicles.
AgFest? S.J. fair? Next step unclear
The San Joaquin County Fair board voted Wednesday to hold some kind of event the week leading up to Father's Day next year.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Focus on Education
The Stanislaus County Division of the California Retired Teachers Association claimed top honors for 2014 in membership recruitment.
Central Valley Explorer Challenge set for this weekend in Ripon.
The Manteca, Ripon, Tracy and Modesto police departments and the California Highway Patrol will host the fourth annual Central Valley Explorer Challenge this weekend in Ripon.
S.J. Delta College reaccredited, but not without criticisms
San Joaquin Delta College remains in good standing after intense scrutiny from a peer-review accreditation team earlier this year.
Dozens of local agencies fail to file drought plans
Nearly four dozen local government entities have failed to file emergency water plans with the Department of Water Resources, despite the threat of fines of up to $10,000 a day.
Government agencies fail to file drought plan
DAVID, THANK YOU. KEEP US POSTED ON THAT VOTE. MORE THAN FOUR DOZEN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE SO FAR FAILED TO FILE A DROUGHT PLAN WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
Food giveaway Thursday
To receive the food, people must be residents of San Joaquin County, living in the appropriate ZIP codes, whose monthly income does not exceed $1,436 for one person; $1,939 for two; $2,441 for three; $2,944 for four; $3,446 for five; and $3,949 for six.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
2 arrested in theft of cheese vans in...MANTECA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in...
Two men were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of stealing three Volkswagen minibuses that were customized to look like bright orange Tillamook cheese loafs.
2 arrested in theft of cheese vans in California
In one of the most drastic responses yet to California's drought, state regulators on Tuesday will consider fines up to $500 a day for people who waste water on landscaping, fountains, washing vehicles and... California water regulators voted Tuesday to approve fines up to $500 a day for residents who waste water on lawns, landscaping and car ... (more)
Connecticut man arrested after stabbing watermelon
A 49-year-old Connecticut man faces threatening charges after a woman told police he stabbed a watermelon in a passive-aggressive manner.