The Manteca museum offers plenty of things for visitors to discover for free. First, there are the "hidden treasures." These are the rusty remnants of various agricultural equipment found in the "memorial building" just literally a skip and a hop away from the main museum. A visit to this adjunct display area is definitely worth the extra step and time you make to get there. Everything on display here came from farms in Manteca and ...
The Reverend Judith Bither preached on "Reflections, Remembrances, Regrets" during her final Sunday as senior pastor of St. Paul's United Methodist Church. She has been appointed pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Reno, Nevada. There was a farewell luncheon in the fellowship hall to honor her following the morning service.
One day there will be 560 homes on a large 156.8-acre parcel used primarily for crops such as pumpkins and corn providing owners Joe and Lillian Machado can clear all of the necessary hurdles for the land on the southwest corner of Airport Way and Woodward Avenue.
Manteca is going to call on VIPs to help argument police services. Police Chief Dave Bricker is working on the final touches of a game plan to harness more volunteers – those between the ages of 21 and 50 – in a bid to help keep police service levels as high as possible in the face of a $1.4 million budget hit due to the city's general fund deficit. VIPS stands for Volunteers in Police ...
Manteca celebrities will put their dancing shoes on to perform at the "Manteca Dancing with The Stars," a spectacular dance event that will benefit the Alzheimer's Association and celebrates the first anniversary of The Commons at Union Ranch Assisted Living Community in Manteca.
Doing things her own way without considering the consequences had been a lifestyle choice for Manteca's Donna Anaya-Aragon.
Ed Powers was 24 years old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream. He wanted to raise watermelons. Most, though, thought he was a bit crazy. After all, the sandy loam was exhausted from over farming. Powers persisted. He was sure deeper cultivation combined with water from the Tulloch Ditch would provide ideal ground for watermelons. It wasn't a vision shared by landowners who repeatedly turned him down as a dreamer or simply a ...
They are out there but you can barely see them. They're wayfindng signs. They are put at various spots around town to direct visitors to destinations of interest throughout Manteca. The only problem is you can't see them when you're driving. Case in point was an effort by a photographer to find signs on Yosemite Avenue directing travelers to visitors' information and the museum and one on Union Road telling those leaving the Highway 120 ...
Manteca's unemployment rate improved for the second straight month in May. The Employment Development Department reported Manteca's jobless rate at 13.6 percent for May, down from a post World War II record high 14.4 per cent in March. Four hundred less people out of a workforce of 28,600 were unemployed in May than in the high month of March when 4,100 people were looking for work. San Joaquin County and all of its cities reported ...
"Journey to the Center of the Earth" kicks off the 2009 Movies in the Park series this Saturday at Woodward Park.
The Manteca Junior Women's Club enlisted community groups to expose kids to art Saturday during Art in the Park at Library Park.
Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez hosted a South of the Border breakfast for seniors Saturday at the Manteca Senior Center.
You can find a master gardener and get information on the free recycling of electronics at Tuesday'sManteca Convention & Visitors Bureau's downtown certified farmers market at Library Park as well as fresh produce, things to eat and other stuff.
90 years ago June 20, 1919 Lucky McFall and his committee, who are working to make a big success of the rodeo on July 4, 5 and 6, reported everything coming along all right at the regular meeting of the Firemen Tuesday evening. So far as known, everything will be ready at sun-up Friday morning. Chas. Berry, one of the best-known horsemen in the state, has arrived with 15 wild and wooly horses for ...
Two out of five people who have died on Manteca's streets in traffic accidents between 2005 and 2007 did so as a direct result of a motorist drinking.
A bell tolled each time Lee Herren read from a list much too long, written in the blood of Manteca's fallen soldiers.
Veterans and their families and friends gathered in the grassy rotunda on Monday at Park View Cemetery in Manteca to remember and honor those who served and gave their all for their country.
LATHROP – One by one, the names were called out by Debbie Rock.
Brian Cole was still relatively new to the world of pharmacology when he approached the owner of Bob's Pharmacy to inquire about buying the business.
The Rev. Yukiko Motoyoshi of the Stockton Buddhist Temple led the annual Memorial Day service on Monday at Park View Cemetery north of Manteca.
SAN FRANCISCO - Manteca's Bill Castillo received the French Legion of Honor award on Memorial Day from French Consul General Romain Serman who personally bestowed the coveted honor to six World War II veterans for their service in France.
The annual Antone Raymus Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 8, will once again include the car show.
Bob Fugger brought out some of the tricks of the trades as the Manteca Garden Club guest speaker.
Riley Simmons finally has the pièce de résistance for her soccer-themed bedroom makeover, and she found it in the oddest of places – the library. Simmons was presented with an oversized check worth $7,054 by head coach Justin Coenenberg, members of Manteca High's administrative staff and the captains of the varsity girls soccer team on Thursday in the Manteca High library. When asked if she'd ever seen a check that big, the 9-year-old fourth grader ...
By DENNIS WYATT
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Allen Clark - a soldier who lost both legs in Vietnam and who went on to serve as director the National Cemetery System for the veterans Administration -is the keynote speaker for today's 10 a.m. Memorial Day ceremonies at East Union Cemetery.
NEW YORK (AP) - The solemn ritual plays out dozens of times every day with a neatly folded flag, a crisp salute and one more goodbye to a fast-fading generation of soldiers, sailors and Marines.
Forty years ago, on May 21, 1973, Miles Branson, the multi-talented junior football and baseball player, was chosen as East Union High's "Athlete of the Year" at the annual Spring Sports banquet held Tuesday evening in the FESM Hall. Varsity baseball coach Butch Marliani named junior first baseman Ron Dalben as the team's best defensive player. Dalben and Branson had already been named to the all-Valley Oak League team. Outstanding players in other sports included: ...
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