Since his painting, "The Harvest Continues," won first place in the 2007 Mural Society of California Mural Symposium held in Manteca, Jessie Marinas' gigantic masterpiece has won seven prestigious prizes throughout the United States.
The Maestro is back for another evening of music at the Delicato Family Vineyards.
Jerry Weed believes the City of Manteca should be the responsible party when a wayward golf ball flies over the fence at Crom Street and hits someone or something.
Delicato Family Vineyards in Manteca will host a fund-raising event to help send hundreds of Manteca Unified fourth graders to the Stockton Symphony concert at the Atherton Auditorium in Stockton.
When Sue Giulian closed her popular produce stand in a rustic decades'-old barn just past the Highway 99 freeway on East Highway 120, many thought that was the end of it.
Wind gusting up to 50 mph was not the only attention getter in Tuesday's first major storm of the fall season. The day's precipitation of 1.06 inches also danced its way into the record books, breaking a 47-year record for Oct. 13 that was set in 1962 when 0.76 inches of rain fell.
The Phillips clan of Manteca had literally hours to spare before the first drops of Tuesday's rainstorm fell on their just-harvested almond orchards.
LATHROP – Lathrop entrepreneur J. Chaka Santos has officially announced he is running for mayor in the 2010 election for mayor.
LATHROP – It all started with Mayor Kristy Sayles praising Lathrop Police Chief Dolores Delgado for standing her ground as the city's top cop and refusing "to kowtow to the 'good old boys' of Lathrop" during a council meeting earlier this week.
LATHROP – Lathrop businessman J. Chaka Santos thinks it's high time for the city to have its own police department.
LATHROP - Every year, the Lathrop Police Services offers a number of crime-prevention and drug-intervention programs that have consistently been popular with residents.
LATHROP – The Lathrop City Council Tuesday night approved the allocation of up to $50,000 to finance a study aimed at evaluating the cost effectiveness of alternative police-service options and then weigh those against the city's contract with the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office.
LATHROP – It's not exactly raining cats and dogs where Lathrop resident Gary Clark lives. But an abundance of cats, both domestic and feral, have literally taken over his neighborhood.
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop is trying to decide whether it should continue contracting its police services with San Joaquin County or try other more feasible and cost-effective alternatives.
LATHROP – Fired chief building officer Matt Browne's next move could be a lawsuit against the City of Lathrop.
The advent of Lent always brings to mind Father William Delaney, former pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Manteca.
It was a busy morning at Aki's Food To-Go and Grocery in Manteca. It was the crunch before the lunch hour, and owner Elda Paneda was busy attending to the customer traffic at the front counter.
Today promises to be a fun fowl day, and so much more, at the Manteca Unified School Farm.
They braved Friday's pouring rain so the show will go on this weekend.
RIPON – Ripon veterinarian Ann Scearce stops by once every four weeks for facials with aesthetician Edy Fowler.
They read. They listened to readings. They watched various people reading their favorite books. They wore Dr. Seuss character costumes. They ate green eggs – scrambled – and green apples. They wore hats that looked like the one worn by the character in The Cat in the Hat with a spelling twist.
Rain is usually bad news at this time of the year when the almond orchards are in bloom. Low temperatures leave pollinating bees cold which means they are not doing what they are supposed to do to maximize the crop yield come harvest time in the fall.
It's market day. The venue is a spacious grassy field that's about the size of a baseball field. Around the perimeter of the field are tables laden with an array of handmade and one-of-a-kind creations that range from practical and simply decorative to whimsical and plain utilitarian.
They are piece makers in the aesthetic sense. But they also help those who helped bring peace to the world – America's veterans.
Voters in the Manteca Unified School District will have one measure on in the November ballot that others outside that geographical area will not have to worry about. They will have to decide whether the election of Board of Education trustees should be by area only or at-large.
They are two conspicuous figures on the Tidewater Bike Path.
Here's the news flash: University of California Cooperative Extension will play host to Farm 2 School fundraiser. Venue will be the Stanislaus County Ag Center Harvest Hall. Highlight samples: Wine and beer tasting, produce tasting, and a farmers' market.
BY ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Two of the five members of the San Joaquin County Board of Education are ending their terms this year. They are Jill Fritchen who represents Area 3, and Anthony Gutierrez of Area 4.
The first pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe who resigned as the spiritual head of St. Mary's Church in Stockton after he confessed to having fathered a child is yet to file papers that would relieve him of his priestly duties.