For the next several weeks, you can experience Christmas in the country right here in Manteca. Not downtown, but on South Manteca Road at New Buds Nursery Home & Gift Décor. For the second year in a row since Todd and Annette Roddan opened their business on a three-acre property surrounded by almond orchards, New Buds is offering a number of attractions for the entire family during the holiday season. There will be free pictures ...
Benny Arnold's food bag had a can of ham instead of a frozen turkey. "I have no problem with that. I'm just thankful we have something for Thanksgiving," said a smiling Arnold who has been looking for a job since he was laid off last year. Arnold was one about 300 area families who showed up at the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church for the annual Thanksgiving food ...
The 30th annual Manteca-Lathrop Boys and Girls Club telethon might very well turn out to be The Telethon That Could in the annals of the organization.
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop has launched a campaign to educate residents on what to do with the recent invasion of wasps and yellow jackets in the Mossdale area.
LATHROP - Former Lathrop vice mayor and incumbent councilman Donny S. Dhaliwal has been tapped to be the guest speaker at the 77th annual dinner-dance fiesta of the United Bacarreneos of America. The event will take place tonight at Valverde Park's Community Center on Fifth Street in the Historic Lathrop district. Social hour will start at 6 o'clock followed by a Filipino-style dinner at 7 o'clock. Tickets to the dinner-dance are $25 per person and ...
LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District board of directors Thursday night appointed Fred Manding as the new fire chief.
Cornerstone Church's Helping Hands is looking for more volunteer hands to assist in the distribution of 200 Thanksgiving food boxes to area families this weekend.
LATHROP – While neighboring cities such as Stockton and Manteca will close their offices during the entire weeks of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, Lathrop City Hall will remain open except on the holiday itself and Friday.
Arval C. Campbell was just a teen-ager when he heeded the call to fight for his country in World War II. He was one of the lucky ones. He survived that horror.
LATHROP – Right idea, wrong time. That was the consensus among the Lathrop City Council members on a proposal to put a ballot measure before the voters in the November 2010 elections aimed at raising local sales taxes to fund police services. The proposal went nowhere with the council taking no action at all during their Tuesday night meeting, citing the lack of adequate answers to a host of questions about the measure. "We should ...
LATHROP – Manteca did it in 2007, Stockton in 2005, and Ceres just last year. This year, it was Galt.
You don't have to travel back East, drive up the high country or to the famed Sierra foothills to see for yourself that, indeed, autumn is here.
When Ida Queirolo said, "We are a happy group; we are family," she is not talking about her familial clan.
Michael C Ford, a Grammy Award nominee and a former Manteca Unified School District poet-in-residence, is appearing at the University of the Pacific in Stockton Saturday with Ray Manzarek of The Doors, renamed Riders on the Storm in 2001.
Manteca Mayor ProTem Steve DeBrum said "every day should be a Veterans Day" because of what the men and women in uniform have committed themselves to do to protect the freedom that we enjoy today.
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.