Manteca firefighters delivered some 5,000 pounds of holiday foodstuffs – twice of what they collected last year – to the Second Harvest Food Bank Monday afternoon.
Preparing for a Ripon tradition every Sunday this month are singers with the Ripon Oratorio Society who'll celebrate the season with the 64th presentation of Handel's "Messiah" On Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m. at the Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, Fourth and Orange streets.
The Manteca Mural Society is hosting its very first Student Mural Contest where a student or group of students who attend or live within Manteca Unified School District boundaries has/have an opportunity to paint a mural on a building located in Manteca. Contestants must submit a mural design to the Manteca Mural Society by Dec. 1.
RIPON - A fire engine manned by a crew of cancer surviving firefighters is sweeping across the U.S. with their message of awareness and early diagnosis targeted at other fire service personnel. Fire Chief Dennis Bitters is hosting that crew Friday morning at 9 a.m. in front of Station One.
STOCKTON - Phil Gilberston, provost at University of the Pacific, has been selected to write a book on the history of the University, it was announced this week. Gilbertson's book will focus mostly on the past 40 years of Pacific's history but will include a narrative of the first 120 years.
The Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Association will present the second concert on its 23rd anniversary season with dramatic soprano Alexis Magaró on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Powers Avenue and North Street.
Manteca has adequate water to accommodate two projects south of the Highway 120 Bypass that will add 5,669 more housing units or about 19,840 more residents at build out.
The Manteca Historical Society conducted an appreciation reception for those who either helped with or donated to the recent renovation of the museum's exterior.
It's been 30 years since the Boys & Girls Club got its start.
Four officers, one supervisor and cadets from the Manteca Police Explorers conducted a busy DUI check point Saturday night on Yosemite Avenue just east of Powers Avenue from 7 p.m. until midnight.
Raising just under $3,000 by this Wednesday will assure that 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will have a turkey for Thanksgiving.
Richard Dokey has long traveled California's heartland.
Knights of Columbus St. Anthony's Council #10693 of Manteca is a Columbian Award winner for the 2008-2009 fraternal year.
The American Chronic Pain Association is a peer and education support group for those coping with chronic pain and their families.
You probably don't notice very many garage sale signs - if any -from the previous weekend tacked up on light poles and such in Manteca.
Navy and Coast Guard Seaman Second Class William Jacob Scalf, 90, is a proud veteran of sea duty during both World War II and the Korean War.
For nearly 40 years the Three Rivers Indian Lodge has been providing a valuable service to the Native American community.
Recycled wastewater could one day irrigate expansive playing fields and other landscaping at Manteca Unified campuses.
A daring thief made off with more than $500 in cash Monday afternoon from the office of Mountain Mike's Pizza on North Main Street at Louise Avenue making it in and out of the business without being seen.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.
Lathrop and Manteca have already done the preliminary work to ensure they're in compliance with the state's 200-year-flood levee improvement project.
Brian Hunt loves to play tag because he doesn't think Christians should hide their faith.
Five blue stars across the bottom of the World War II mural being dedicated Saturday reflects a rarity that Manteca had by having one family with five sons serving in the various branches of military during the war.
The recall attempt against a pair of Manteca Unified School District trustees has gained national attention.
Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.
The Phantom Fireworks booth at Main Street Plaza is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Ripon Future Farmers of America.
Three years ago Manteca city officials told John and Vivien Griffin their fence was no longer considered in violation after the Chadwick Square homeowners were able to prove it wasn't a safety problem as a complaint made at that time contended.
It has been five years since the Manteca High School Athletic Boosters last had a fireworks booth.
MODESTO - The blueberry picking days of summer are drawing to a close early this year.