Get ready for some Manteca snow to fall during the Manteca Pumpkin Fair. The "snow" in question is the white and light pink almond blossoms that blanket the Manteca countryside the last week in February each year like clockwork. It's the subject of the Manteca Mural Society's fifth Mural in a Weekend project taking place Saturday, Oct. 3, and Sunday, Oct. 4. It is going on the wall of a building along Manteca Avenue directly ...
You can take a swing at winning a tennis tournament this weekend and help put in place a program designed to mentor students at the same time.
RIPON - Ripon Elementary School shot ahead in English Language Arts as well as Math in the spring 2009 Standardized Test and Reporting (STAR) testing.
LATHROP – To hire a consultant for $50,000 a year or to hire an economic development administrator for $150,000 a year: that is the dilemma facing the Lathrop City Council tonight.
Where are some of the best deals in town? Try the Ray of Hope Children Shop. Operating under new hours for donors and shoppers – 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays – the store at 1030 W. Yosemite Ave. offers clothing for infants, toddler, school-aged children and teens at low prices such as $2 and $3. All proceeds benefit the Babies in Crisis program operated by Ray of Hope. The shop ...
The Place of Refuge on Button Avenue conducted a Patriot Day Service Sunday to remember the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on America as well as honor first responders.
RIPON - Hot stuffed bell peppers prepared in the Ripon Senior Center was a first Monday for the new "Meals on Wheels" noon lunch program launched by the Bethany Home Foundation.
Where are they going to park? It's now the $89,000 question as the long-awaited BMX race track nears completion at Spreckels Avenue and Moffat Boulevard. Several people - after reading a story that a regional race could bring 200 riders per day plus family and friends - wondered just where all of the cars are going to go? There is a parking lot as part of the 10-acre Spreckels Recreation Park but that would probably ...
The Ripon High School Athletic Department will host a Golf Tournament Fund Raiser to benefit all high school sports on Saturday, Oct, 24, at Jack Tone Golf Course in Ripon.
Manteca's elected leaders Tuesday may take action that ultimately means the city will divest funds it may have with banks that aren't cooperating with efforts to stem the flow of residential foreclosures.
Pumpkin Fair time for years in Manteca meant street fair-style fun along with a carnival. The move earlier this decade to its popular downtown venue required the carnival take place at a satellite location. Still, there were complaints from some that it was taxing to hit the street fair and then take the kids to a carnival that was 10 or so blocks away. That won't be a problem this year. The Sunrise Kiwanis are ...
South San Joaquin Irrigation District – should they enter the retail power distribution business – has a contingency plan if a major winter storm or some other disaster plays havoc with the power system.
It was a noontime event that showed the appreciation for Manteca's emergency teams last week. It was the second annual event and a first for the new general manager George Bewick.
Family and friends staged a "Chile Cook Off" at Baccaileri Park on Saturday in honor of Eloisa M. De Leon who passed on Sept. 12, 2002. Mama Loy (Eloisa) and Papa Joe (Joe De Leon) moved to Manteca in 1945 from Texas and were both well known in the community. Eloisa De Leon was known for her big heart and amazing cooking.
Friday, Sept. 11 8:57 a.m., Medical emergency, 700 Orchard Way 9:03 a.m., Medical emergency, 400 E. Edison St. 10:22 a.m., Medical emergency, 1800 E. Yosemite Ave. 10:34 a.m., Medical emergency, 900 Tokay Pl. 10:44 a.m., Medical emergency, 2400 Bellchase Dr. 1:37 p.m., Medical emergency, 700 N. Main St. 2:26 p.m., Medical emergency, 600 Santa Rosa St. 3:37 p.m., Medical emergency, 200 S. Powers Ave. 3:43 p.m., Medical emergency, 1000 Winters Dr. 4:14 p.m., Medical ...
What to do about 28 acres in an area of northeast Ripon?
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Yosemite National Park officials are moving forward on a $24-million plan to remove parking lots, roads and buildings from Mariposa Grove, an ancient collection of humongous sequoias.
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Woodward Avenue may soon get its first roundabout.
It was once the Northern San Joaquin Valley's top selling GMC dealership.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some schools are letting kids with live lice in their hair back in the classroom, a less restrictive policy that has parents scratching their heads.
LATHROP – Seth Harper pushed hard with his right leg and steered with his left.
Dayanara Martinez and Jasnoor Kaur, eyes shining with excitement, proudly showed off the small green toys that made high-pitched croaking sounds when their tiny bodies were squeezed. They were not exactly Kermit the Frog. But they were look-alike frogs all right.
Jimmie Burgess bakes her pies – apple to blackberry, boysenberry, pecan and pumpkin – with a passion she has had for baking since she was just 12 years old when she was taking tips from her grandmother and mother.
Heller Lipsett's death was sudden and tragic, shaking her family at home and in the classroom.
Vietnam veteran and retired Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker is the keynote speaker for Monday's Veterans Day ceremonies taking place at Library Park at 11 a.m.
LATHROP – Residents could soon see a break in their water bill.
Manteca tangled with Caltrans for six years to get a traffic signal at Vasconcellos on East Yosemite Avenue.
A daughter still in the womb - who is expected to need major heart surgery when she is born next month by caesarian section - brought the community out in droves to purchase nearly 600 take-out dinners in a one-of-a-kind fundraiser in support of a young family.
LATHROP – Very few warehousing centers are built in excess of 500,000 square feet.