Since 2008, Manteca Unified School District has been in partnership with Lodi Support Our Troops in their annual Holiday Cheer Box Drive.
It may be called Pumpkin Fair. But judging by the human traffic that paraded Saturday Sunday around the Pumpkin Fair grounds in downtown Manteca, Family Fair may be an apt moniker for this popular annual event.
A Manteca developer is interested in acquiring two vacant sites owned by the Manteca Unified School District.
When it comes to fall colors, Manteca and Ripon – or the South San Joaquin County area – is not Vermont or Maine, or even the Sierra foothills and surroundings by any stretch of the imagination.
Manteca Unified school teacher Ken Johnson is pulling out of the race for San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent.
What's in a simple bracelet with a singular and minimalist message? A lot, if you're talking about the colorful wrist bands that Manteca High School is giving away to students who, up until now, have largely been under the radar. The wrist decorations may be simple but they are priceless. The students earn them by doing something positive, by excelling in something, in ways that ordinarily may not have previously merited the attention of their ...
Melanie Morgan, award-winning San Francisco talk show host, television anchor, journalist as well as a well-known pro-life advocate is the guest speaker at the sixth annual fund-raising banquet for the Pregnancy Help Center of Manteca.
A possible land exchange agreement between the Manteca Unified School District and Union Ranch Properties, LLC is one of the items to be discussed Wednesday by the Measure M Citizens' Oversight Committee.
Ann Drum and her friends, Candice Whitlock and Makenzie Edwards were all smiles. Their grins rivaled their bright snow-white garbs and the matching chef's hats perched on their heads.
Election is more than a year away. But Jeff Tilton, who is hoping to take the seat that will be vacated by San Joaquin County Office of Education Superintendent Mick Founts, is already fending off accusations of impropriety in connection with his previous jobs.
Patrick Tebaldi was three years old when he started at St. Anthony of Padua Preschool. Today, his own 3-year-old daughter is learning her ABCs and how to make the sign of the cross within the same walls where he learned the same lessons.
Sierra High School's first female championship team, the 1995 Boys Cross Country team that became the 10th ranked team in California when the new campus was only in its second year, and a faculty member who helped open the doors of Manteca Unified's third high school campus in 1994 will be inducted into the Timberwolves' Hall of Fame on Sunday.
It was one simple flip of a switch, but it marked a giant leap in solar technology for Manteca Unified School District.
Is there life after active priesthood ministry? The recent news about Father Dean McFalls' decision to give up his active ministry in the priesthood brought to mind another priest of the Stockton Diocese who went through similar circumstances in the mid-1980s. His name was Father Cornelius Peter "Case" de Groot. I knew his story because I interviewed him when he was appointed pastor of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon. Shortly after his appointment, he ...
Father Dean McFalls has officially stepped down from his position as pastor of St. Mary's Church in Stockton after revealing he has fathered a child. But he remains a priest, according to Sister Terry Davis, communications director of the Diocese of Stockton.
Don Scholl is reprising his role as president of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees for 2014.
There are nearly 500 homeless students enrolled in Manteca Unified this school year alone. That's more than the district has ever seen before, said Health Services Director Caroline Thibodeau.
Honesty is the best policy.
The Brock family Christmas Lights which literally dominated the scene for weeks during this time of the year is gone for good. But there are still some in the Family City that's worth a gallon of gas to see and admire with the kids tow, or just for your own personal windshield viewing.
Bullying is an age-old phenomenon that is getting a lot of modern-day attention.
The bullying started when Blake Coronado was in sixth grade. A shy kid by nature, he kept it all to himself because he didn't want to bother his parents and did not want them to get worried.
A high school student is "physically assaulted" without apparent provocation. The incident happens just once. It gets reported to school and police authorities. The student's parent says her daughter was bullied. Is this bullying?
About five years ago, high schools in Manteca Unified School District had up to seven counselors on campus. Today, there are only two attending to the counseling needs of hundreds of students at every school site, the result of severe budget cuts stemming from the effects of the Great Recession and a crumbling national economy.
The sun is still hiding from the frost this morning, but some 50 hardy Manteca Nuts & Bolts diehards are already up and about making sure needy children will wake up with a smile on Christmas morning.
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of the six-county Catholic Diocese of Stockton announced over the weekend the diocese will likely file for bankruptcy saying there is "no viable option" other than re-organization.
In May of 1944, Al Ftacek, a soldier from the town of Ottawa in Illinois, was sent to England to be part of a six-month bombing mission to Germany.
Brothers Jim and Jesse Costa have been hosting the Costa's Wild-game Feed for some three decades. But on Friday, when the pre-Christmas staple event was held at the Manteca Trailer & Motorhome with the usual heavy traffic of people turning the cavernous showroom into something akin to a big wedding feast, the siblings showed no signs of slowing down in what has become their personal life ministry.
World War II veterans are a dying breed – literally.
There's a match-making site, it seems, for just about anybody and anything on the Internet these days. For romance seekers and the marriage-minded, there are web sites such as eharmony.com and match.com. For the online gaming milieu, the cyberspace is cluttered with terabytes of e-game choices in practically every phantom scenario that the human brain has so far created.
A memorial trust fund has been set up for the month-old baby who lost his father who died in a solo accident on Nov. 22 while hauling rice straw to the areas charred by this past summer's Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park.