When it comes to high school athletic transportation fees, these are the hard facts. The cost of providing transportation for athletes continues to escalate. The district does not receive funding specifically earmarked for athletic transportation. For these reasons, it is necessary to charge fees for high school athletic student transportation services. Every student participating in any sport is subject to this fee. The current fee per student for per school year is $75. That's the ...
Great Valley Academy in Manteca will welcome 615 students when it opens its classrooms on Aug. 19, the first day of school for the 2013-14 school year.
For sale: Lindbergh School. For demolition: Lindbergh School. It's not the empty old brick building on East North Street whose façade is synonymous with Lindbergh School that is headed for the wrecking ball and market listing. Marked for permanent banishment from the city-block-sized property of the Manteca Unified School District are the portables located in the back of the main building that once housed the district's Adult School. But before any sale or demolition can ...
Alma Marie Alcala Lozano of Manteca has nurtured a cherished dream since childhood – to write a book. Not just any tome but a book about her beloved late father, Atanasio, his life and times, and the many people whose lives he touched.
Comedy is coming to the aid of a Manteca project whose sole mission is to reach out and support American troops serving all over the world.
STOCKTON – Captain Ben Bowman was all smiles as loved ones welcomed him home with hugs and kisses.
Rehearsals and stage production are under way for Disney's Cinderella Kids, a Kids Musical Production summer project at Cornerstone Community Church in Manteca.
Caroline Baker's best friends go Beep and Peep in the morning, at noon, and in the evening.
The prevailing hot weather is not exactly bad news for almond grower Richard Phillips. "It's been hot, which is good," he said, for the almond harvest that appears to be starting earlier than usual. They expect to start shaking the trees within the next few days. "They are not ready yet, but they look about a week or so ahead," he said about the varieties that usually get the almond-harvest ball rolling. He made the ...
A new season started this week for some two-dozen workers. It's bell pepper-picking time.
After learning about Joan Collins' "devastating stroke" last week, her friends with the Manteca Garden Club were very concerned.
Manteca holds a special distinction when it comes to the annual celebration of the Portuguese Holy Ghost festa.
It prides itself as a Greek mom-and-pop's store and dining destination. But there's more to Tony & Mrs. K's Bakery-Café on East Yosemite Avenue in Manteca just a stone's throw from historic Spreckel's shopping center.
It's sopas time at the FESM Hall in Manteca. Today at noon, a priest will bless the meat, cabbage, and other ingredients that will be used to make the Portuguese soup that is the staple food served free of charge to all festa guests. It will take all day and all night to cook the soup alone. On Thursday, a small group of dedicate and faithful volunteers – all members of the Festa do Espirito ...
LATHROP – Six adorable pigs went to market. One big pig made the grade and was picked up at auction. The other pigs failed to hit the scale mark and screamed "whee, whee, whee" all the way home.
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.
Things are going wild again at Manteca Trailer & Motorhome. For a wild-game feast, that is. And it's all gratis.
Make a difference in the life of an adult resident at Manteca Care & Rehabilitation facility this Christmas. Pick up a green or red stocking and/or bulb decoration at Precision Automotive in Manteca and adopt a resident by purchasing any or all of the items in that person's wish list in the back of the ornament. The gifts being requested will not leave a big hole in your pocket. Many ...
The annual holiday boutique held at Emeritus (formerly Merrill Gardens at 430 N. Union Road in Manteca) will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Featured will be nearly a dozen different vendors offering a variety of items that include handmade arts, crafts, and jewelry. Proceeds from the boutique will be donated to Chuck and Teri Palmer's Operation Candy Cane which sends holiday goodies to American ...
Annie Carver wore a flaming bright orange shirt with matching black jacket and hat. But even more eye-catching was the big smile she wore throughout the evening as she kept her hands busy at the portable grille barbecuing hot dogs and ladling up bowls of piping hot chili.
Hundreds of families and individuals have organizations like St. Vincent de Paul Society and Helping Hands to be thankful for this year, both at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Tyler Jennings Wilson was an outgoing young man, charismatic, and a devoted husband and father, among his many sterling qualities that family and friends will long remember.
Carolyn Cano has a mission. You can call it Rosaries for Students' Scholarships.
The race is on to raise the funds needed for the installation and dedication of the mural honoring the veterans of World War II.
The sign on the side of the closet on wheels said it all: "The church has left the building."
The investigation is continuing into the exact cause of a solo accident in which a truck hauling 50 tons of rice straw plunged off the Clavey River Bridge Friday morning. The driver, Tyler Jennings Wilson of Manteca, 26, was killed.
Rowena Tebaldi is no stranger to Black Friday, widely considered in the United States as the traditional first day of shopping for the Christmas holidays with consumers taking advantage of such enticements as double-digit discount coupons and price slashes offered by retailers.