Before Steve Winter retired from his position as Manteca High School principal this year, he didn't have to venture very far to see the impact his family has made on the town.
Hunger is a 24/7 problem. That's according to Mike Mallory, executive director of the Second Harvest Food Bank. With more need than ever to feed those in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties – a sign of the troubled economy, he added – Mallory noticed the surplus dwindling at 704 E. Industrial Park Drive. On Wednesday, his prayers were answered thanks to a generous donation by the Venture Club of Manteca. The local nonprofit group, according ...
LATHROP – If you think a golf tournament is all about fun at the links, think again. It's also about people helping people even when the economy is bad like it is today, which makes those acts of kindness even more special. At least, that is the case with the third annual golf tournament fund-raiser on Saturday at the French Camp Golf Course to benefit the Lathrop Sunrise Rotary's scholarship program and the Hospice of ...
They waited for rates to drop to 4.5 percent. Now fence sitters are facing interest rates that have jumped almost three-quarters of a percent in two weeks to 5.71 percent. They had dropped to as low as 4.81 percent. "Same song, different verse," observed Realtor Tom Wilson of people who said they were waiting for housing prices to drop and then waited for interest rates to drop. Wilson doesn't expect rising rates to severely undermine ...
Magic Dan was at the Lathrop Community Center on Wednesday. The magic show was part of the Lathrop Library's summer reading program.
Jesus Ceja enjoyed a rather healthy lunch consisting of a peanut butter and jelly "Crustible" sandwich, a fresh fruit and milk.
Manteca District Ambulance's Billing Manager Melissa Anaya has received national recognition for completion of the National Billing Coders Training Program.
The current economic downturn has several residents having tough times. Manteca District Ambulance has recently been able to help out a little. The local ambulance company has removed a surplus vehicle from its fleet and found it a much needed and welcome home. Pastor Joe Macias from the Christian Worship Center of Manteca has taken ownership of the 1991 Ford van so that he too can continue helping others in these tough economic times. The ...
In Wednesday's article on Manteca Unified's shortfall ballooning from $23.5 million to $31.7, it was noted that $1 million in transportation would come as a savings to the district.
Penny Jones remembers the floods of January 1997 that sent more than 4,000 people in the area south of Manteca fleeing.
Karen Beauchamp didn't know what to expect when she came out to the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau Farmer's Market Tuesday afternoon.
Logan Kuhn of Ripon received his Eagle Scout Rank on June 6, 2009 at the Commemorative Air Force hangar in Modesto.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams will be sponsoring a community-wide Independence Day Fireworks event at Big League Dreams on Friday July 3.
Manteca, Lathrop and Ripon police officers were among some 90 of their fellow officers from two counties honored at a Monday noon luncheon presented by Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) at the Ripon Community Center.
Hector Velasquez vividly remembers watching his grandfather as he hammered away on boot heels and repaired leather – taking in the smell of wax and polish and that familiar dust that comes from finishing a job.
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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