Manteca High's James Keller is an avid racing fan of NASCAR. For his senior project, he opted to host a car show to benefit his favorite sport. Proceeds from the "Keller's Car Show" planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, in the parking lot of Sequoia Heights Baptist Church at the corner of Wawona Street and Union Avenue will help sponsor youngsters with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses to attend ...
In order to address a $23.5 million shortfall, the Manteca Unified school board agreed with more precautionary layoffs at Tuesday's meeting.
At the recent Manteca Sports Heroes Hall of Distinction awards dinner, I was shooting the breeze about sports with East Union High Principal John Alba.
As part of the $23.5 million budget-reduction plan, the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees could give the OK towards laying off several classified employees at tonight's 7 o'clock meeting in the new administration building, 2901 E. Louise Ave.
Nicole Stanley wasn't planning on spending her birthday at the grand opening of JC Penney in the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley / Lifestyle Outlets at Manteca.
LATHROP - For his senior project, Humza Mansoor hopes to earn money to help the Manteca Community Action Program and Services projects.
Amanda Rosas is involved in the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's Junior Ambassadors Leadership Program.
FRENCH CAMP – Oasis Market and Produce is no mirage. The one-time Sam's Market is in a brand new building and over three times its former size. Now it's a full-scaled mini market equipped with fast-food items, a taqueria and delicatessen. Fresh produce is still available. And coming soon: Espresso and hamburger grill. Sal Hauter opened the 3,500-square-foot store on Jan. 6 several yards away from the familiar corner produce stand established well over a ...
Coach Ben Parks was a guest at last Saturday's Manteca Sports Heroes Hall of Distinction event held in the Big League Dream sports complex.
Eighth-grade student Obeulio Montepeque created the paper machete Reading Dragon with balloons, cups, and anything he could get his hands on.
R. C. Owens, Bill Stricker and Kevin Wentworth are no strangers to hall-of-fame type enshrinements.
In these difficult economic times, volunteerism is much appreciated among city officials. The City of Manteca's Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police is one such example. "We appreciate all that you do," Assistant City Manager Karen McLaughlin said at Thursday's SHARP meeting held in the Council Chamber. She was joined by council members John Harris and Debby Moorhead, and Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker. All told, about 50 volunteers took the oath of office administered ...
RIPON - A professional women's tackle football team based out of Modesto, members of the Maniax are hoping to gain some exposure of their existence.
They were known as the Alley Cats. This "Strike Force" bowling foursome consisted of prominent members of the San Joaquin County Office of Education. Each had code names. Keith Jackson, an information technology coordinator and Manteca resident, was known as "Shot Gun." He was joined by Deputy Superintendent Mick Fontes, who went by "Blocker." Science Camp Coordinator Randy Gibbs and Director of Special Education Bruce Kern were respectively known as "Flanker" and "Kicker." During the ...
Aja Smith wasn't planning on being the first person in line for the grand opening of the Manteca Best Buy on Friday.
As the reconstruction plans for Weston School were recently submitted to the Division of State Architect in Sacramento, the Program Management Integration team has kicked off early talks with Colony Oak School.
The annual Christmas luncheon hosted by Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring is planned for Thursday at the St. Anthony Parish gymnasium.
Neal Plymate recently received an unexpected call from Main Auto Repair.
At Ripon Unified, Donna Parks is currently the school board president.
The City of Ripon now has clear-cut definition of the "Central Traffic District."
STOCKTON – Patrick Caldwell made plans prior to Wednesday's 17th annual San Joaquin County Spelling Bee on a return trip in the spring to the San Joaquin County Office of Education building.
RIPON – The first game of the season was a work in progress.
Chuck Winn is the new mayor of Ripon. For the third time, he was named to the post. But this was time he slotted for the top position as specified by an ordinance based on the rotation by the Ripon City Council seating. At the organization session on Tuesday, Winn, who previously served as vice mayor under Dean Uecker, advanced to the top spot, with Elden "Red" Nutt moving up one to vice mayor.
The City of Ripon can now look to lease the baseball fields along with the recently completed softball complex at the Mistlin Sports Park to an outside organization.
For the past six years, the Manteca Unified bus drivers have helped bring the holiday spirit to those in need.
Anna Fassler took time out from her studies Monday for civic duty.
The Measure G Oversight Committee on voter-approved projects at Weston and Colony Oak schools will meet today at the Ripon Unified District Office Conference Room, 304 N. Acacia Ave.
The hot air balloons return to Ripon.
MODESTO – For the second straight year, Ripon High had its season end at the hands of Central Catholic.
The arts come together at Lathrop High for the "Capture the Holiday" fund-raiser.