What are the immediate and long-term library needs of Lathrop, Manteca, and Ripon?
The first meeting of the Manteca Garden Club for the new year 2014 will be held Monday, Jan 20, in the John McFall Room of the Manteca Public Library. Social hour with refreshments will begin at 12:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 1 p.m. The featured speaker will be a San Joaquin County Master Gardener who will give a presentation on bare-root planting. Guests and prospective members are welcome. For more information about the garden club, visit the group's web site at mantecagardenclub.org. The Manteca Library is located at 320 W. Center Street in ...
The year 2013 closed on a high note for other schools that are not part of the Manteca Unified School District area.
The problem of bullying was high on the must-be-proactive radar for Manteca Unified elementary and high school campuses in 2013. At least two campuses brought in popular anti-bullying personalities to present educational programs for students and parents, as well as school staff, to heighten everyone's awareness on the dangers of bullying and ways to deal with it or completely eradicate it.
The year 2013 was full of historical highlights for many in the Manteca Unified School District.
The year was 1940. It was the marrying month of March. At least, it was for teen bride Alice Machado who just exchanged vows with the love of her life, Joe Machado, at St. Anthony's Church in Manteca.
Parents whose children are attending schools in Manteca Unified and would like to transfer them to another campus in the district will have the opportunity to do just that from January 7 through Jan 31, 2014.
The position of Manteca Adult School vice principal is being re-instated effective immediately.
Penny and Allen Hermann of Manteca have had an intense love affair for a good 50 years.
Two hundred needy families in the community will be able to sit down together and share a nutritious Christmas dinner.
A few years ago, the Marine Corps Toys For Tots program ran out of toys to give away to needy children at Christmas.
Victor Gully's mother died in 1942 when he was seven years old. His family did not have Christmas that year. It was not a time of celebration. It was a time of grief. His mother was not the only one who died in the fire that reduced their home to ashes. An older brother, the oldest of eight siblings, also lost his life. He was just eight-and-a-half years old.
The holiday rush is reaching fever pitch at the Manteca Post Office as Christmas Day fast approaches. At the Maple Avenue location, customer lines that practically spill into the front door are becoming a common site throughout the day as people try to get their Christmas gifts and greeting cards to out-of-town loved ones in the mail in time for the big day on Wednesday.
A re-enactment of the first Christmas is a time-honored tradition at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School in Manteca at this time of the year.
Oleander Avenue between Woodward and Peach will be closed to traffic for two months starting Monday, Dec. 23.
It all started in Athens, Greece. That was 40 years ago when Artemis Vourakis fell in love at first sight.
For more than three decades, Joe Seamas of Manteca worshipped his idols at Candlestick Park in the City by the Bay.
Coaching is not just about winning and losing. So says Manteca High School Principal Frank Gonzales.
Calling it "a painful but necessary decision," Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of the Diocese of Stockton announced that attorneys for the diocese will be filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday.
What makes a hero?
LATHROP – Investigation is continuing into the cause of the traffic collision that snarled traffic early Friday morning at Lathrop Road and McKinley Avenue.
FRENCH CAMP - A man was arrested and taken to San Joaquin County Jail Thursday for breaking into two vending machines at the San Joaquin County General Hospital.Daniel Lee Jordan, a 41-year-old black male is facing charges of felony vandalism in connection with the incident. Damage to the two vending machines was placed at approximately $560.
The Manteca Creamery and The Scoop may be just historical footnotes in the annals of the Family City.
Smile, you're on Manteca High School's Internet video. Or you could be in one of the episodes on the school's YouTube Channel, MHS Buff TV.
East meets west; China meets USA.