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.
LATHROP – For the first time, Lathrop was not a part of the Veterans Day ceremonies in Manteca. That's because Lathrop, which dedicated its state-of-the-art and long-awaited Veterans Memorial at Valverde Park in November last year, for the first time had its own ceremonies in honor of those who served their country.
LATHROP – Lathrop taxpayers are breathing a collective sigh of relief that the expensive and long-drawn Matt Browne debacle is over. However, they remain highly critical at the way the city's elected officials have handled – or, according to some, mishandled – the entire process saying it did not have to have dragged on this long and cost the city a ton of money.
LATHROP – The Matt Browne wrongful-termination saga is over. The Lathrop chief building official's two-and-a-half-year's dogged fight against City Hall is over. He is back on the job today inside the building where, at one point while he was waging his war to "clear my name," he was ordered by city officials not to set foot in any part of City Hall or risk being arrested for trespassing. In plain numbers, it's a $480,000 victory ...
Thank-you in action. That's what Francene Escobar, the owner Quicki-Kleen Car Wash in Manteca, is doing this Veterans Day to all men and women who served and are serving their country with valor. "Veterans may visit Quicki-Kleen Car Wash from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11, to receive a complimentary express car wash. The program is designed to honor Veteran's Day, to show Quicki-Kleen's support for our armed forces, and to reward ...
LATHROP – Sergeant Steve Pease of the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department calls his five years on the Lathrop Police force as "by far, the best assignment in my 20-year career."
There was a good-sized crowd at the perennially popular 43rd annual Holiday Luncheon and Crafts Faire sponsored by the Parent-Teacher Group of St. Anthony's School over the weekend. But I've seen larger crowds. There were years when you had to fight the human traffic just to get to the booths bearing a plethora of truly unique creations.
Traffic makes its way up Interstate 205 and across Altamont Pass.
The perennially popular Holiday Luncheon and Crafts Faire sponsored by the St. Anthony School Parent-Teacher Group is bigger and better this year.
A "historic tour" of the old section of East Union Cemetery will be offered on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The official kick-off for the next Relay for Life in Manteca will be held today from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Manteca High School Cafeteria.
LATHROP – Twelve letters making up four words will soon be on permanent display above the city seal inside Lathrop City Hall's Council Chambers.
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.
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.