Give Every Child a Chance took their computer bus to this week's Friday Unity in the Neighborhood (FUN) program at Southside Christian Church on Locust Avenue to participate in the program designed to provide kids an alternative to gangs.
There are 61 million reasons why the South San Joaquin Irrigation District leaders are confident they're on firm ground when it comes to being able to purchase and separate the PG&E system in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon while upgrading service and cutting rates 15 percent across the board.
It almost seemed like destiny that retired City Planner Ben Cantu was one of the municipal staffers that worked on the project that preserved the old Tidewater Railroad and converted it into a bike path.
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.
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.