The annual Manteca Historical Society Summer Barbecue Social, sponsored by the Manteca Historical Society, will be held Sunday, Sept. 27 at Spreckels Park. The afternoon features tri-tip, barbecued turkey, spaghetti, salad, watermelon, French bread and dessert. The cost is $15 per person. Tickets are available at the museum, 600 W. Yosemite Ave., from any board member, ticket chairperson Phyllis Abram, 239-0744 or at German Glas Werks.
The loss of much of Manteca Unified's home-to-school busing has shifted attention back to the city's ambitious program launched three years ago to address four miles of developed streets that lack sidewalks.
Musician Nina Maluhia performed on stage with the Audible Mosaic band featuring live acoustic soul and the spoken word at the Main Street Café Friday night. It was Nina's last scheduled performance in California before heading to Hawaii.
JAMESTOWN – Over Labor Day weekend and for the second year in a row, visitors to Railtown1897 State Historic Park will have the special opportunity to see more than a dozen small-scale model steam trains in operation.
On Thursday Charleen Carroll, the sister of Brock Elliott, stood just feet away from where her brother's name was etched into a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – Panel 20E, Line 114 – and read a letter that he wrote to her father just before his death.
"I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic . . . and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office that I am about to enter, so help me God."
A Saturday night DUI check point in Ripon was unusually busy for officers according to Police Sgt. Steve Meece – mostly with drivers with suspended licenses or others who were driving without a license in their possession.
The 2016 election may be over a year out, but five candidates have already tossed their hat in the ring to represent the 12th Assembly District, a seat presently occupied by Kristin Olsen (R–Riverbank).
May 22, 2015|
By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN