The Manteca Unified School Board of Trustees on Tuesday directed Superintendent Jason Messer to meet with City Manager Steve Pinkerton as soon as possible to get more details on the two agencies' joint-use agreements governing the use of each other's facilities.
Award-winning landscape designer and avid gardener Eric Teberg of Manteca gave a brief demonstration on how to prune roses at the monthly meeting of the Manteca Garden Club.
Once upon a time, the annual crab feed hosted by the Community Club of Nile Garden School was such a hot ticket in town it was sold out long before the day of the event.
To charge or not to charge Manteca Kids Zone fees: that is the question that the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees will decide on Tuesday.
Great Valley Academy's application for a charter school in Manteca was unanimously denied by the Manteca Unified School Board of Trustees in December.
Registration is currently under way for the spring semester at the Lindbergh School in Manteca.
Steven and Stacy Douglas say their five-year-old purebred black Labrador, June Bug, has been the victim of yet another dog poisoning in Manteca.
Saturday was a typical winter day in the valley - cold and foggy with a bit of a shower. But that did not stop Denise Brosio from holding a garage sale.
Three weeks from today, the St. Anthony of Padua School will throw its own version of a crab feed fund-raiser.
FRENCH CAMP – A San Joaquin County Sheriffs' correctional officer who supervises prisoners at the county jail ended up being an inmate at the place where he worked following his arrest on Thursday.
One cold winter day in February 1992, a gay man was discovered dead at his home on West Yosemite Avenue in Manteca.
Bambi Smith immediately set the record straight about what Treasure Hunters Roadshow is all about.
LATHROP – There's nothing wrong with Fifth Street in Lathrop. But perhaps it needs a new name that would reflect this part of the Old Town District's historic past - a name that would honor one of the town's pioneer families.
LATHROP – Four years after it opened for business, the Lathrop USA Motors finally made a big splash in the local newspapers.
LATHROP – Once upon a time, there was a Lathrop Corner Café. Patricia Terry Richichi remembers it well, and so does Frank Mendes. Longtime Lathrop residents Bennie and Joyce Gatto also have a lot of memories of the building complex that housed a restaurant, a store, and a bar that was also a dance hall at least once a week.
Leo Bennett-Cauchon, the special education teacher who has been on leave of absence with pay since Feb. 3 due to a complaint about inappropriately touching a student, is back to his teaching job.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society has helped untold number of needy families and individuals in Manteca and surroundings for decades. Young men studying for the priesthood have been able to continue pursuing their religious vocation, thanks in part to the assistance provided by the Bishop's Seminarian Fund of the Diocese of Stockton. And a number of area youth have been able to play in Little League with the help of generous donations from organizations whose mission is to step up when there's a need.
Six home gardens will be featured in this year's annual Manteca Garden Tour. These private Edens range from modern and with state-of-the-art features located in Woodbridge at Del Webb on North Union and the gated community of Primavera in northwest Manteca, to a vintage home with a rustic ambience on East Louise Avenue.
The San Francisco Opera Guild is coming to George McParland Annex School.
Several customers of the San Joaquin Irrigation District in southwest Manteca did not receive their water allocations on the first day water was to be delivered for the 2015 season. And it wasn't because of the drought.
I call it The Graffiti Barn.
For Ramon Rivera, hard work plus a strong work ethic generously sprinkled with white-knuckle determination equals success.
Spring break for Manteca Unified Deputy Superintendent Clark Burke meant military reserve training in South Korea. He was actually gone for two weeks which included the one week that used to be called Easter break.
No one was injured in the school bus versus Honda Accord collision Thursday afternoon in Weston Ranch caused by a distracted driver.
Lathrop High School drama teacher Hali Rosen will continue working in that capacity after the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees voted by a slim margin of 4-3 in favor of her retaining the job.
If you graduated from Manteca High School after 1958, you are too young for this class reunion.
Manteca was incorporated as a city barely five years when its brick City Hall was built. That was in 1923. The small town was home to nearly 2,000 hardy souls – most of them farmers – at that time. Irrigation water had been flowing for two decades – liquid gold then as now to the local farmers. Prevailing economic conditions all conspired and guaranteed that it was a good time to build a city hall for the fast-growing town which only counted 100 settlers in 1910.
Eight seniors from four high schools in Manteca Unified are the recipients of scholarships this year from the Federated Women's Club. They will be presented with the awards on Wednesday, March 18, during the annual scholarship-presentation luncheon in honor of the students who are being honored this year at Prestige Senior Living in Manteca.
Returning to the California Spelling Bee competition for the second year in a row is Sierra High School freshman James Quiaoit. This time, he will be competing in the California State Junior High Spelling Bee.
Manteca High School's Academic Decathlon Team is heading to the state competitions next week after capturing the top award in San Joaquin County earlier this month.