With his knees on an Islamic prayer rug facing Mecca, Imam Mohammed El Farra led several dozen Muslims through their Friday prayers on the first day of Ramadan – the ninth month of the Islamic calendar where fasting is the norm to teach modesty and sacrifice.
Two "cover models" - Manteca Fire Captain David Marques and Manteca Firefighter John Viss - have agreed to volunteer to help the Manteca Boys & Girls Club raise funds to keep the doors open during the current tough economic times to serve 1,500 kids.
The fifth annual Fairways Fore Foster Kids" golf tournament will take place on on Friday, Sept. 11 at the Manteca Golf Course. The tournament proceeds will go toward the support of Agape Villages Foster Family Agency.
The "Spirit of America" World War II mural was dedicated Saturday afternoon before a thrilled crowd of patriotic citizens sitting under four tents at the downtown intersection of Yosemite Avenue and Main Street.
A half dozen Manteca Noon Rotarians stepped up to help the Manteca Noon Kiwanis have a successful pancake breakfast – a tradition for the community for more than 45 years – that served more than 350 guests this year.
An explosive device was lobbed over a backyard fence west of Sierra High School at 11:15 Friday night where some 60 teens were having a Fourth of July party – injuring six between 15 and 18 years old, according to police.
RIPON - A devastating knee injury derailed Jacqui Uecker's senior season at Ripon High, but she remained positive that her ultimate dream of playing volleyball for a four-year university would eventually come to fruition.