The taxman may cometh on April 15th, but Jack in the Box restaurants will giveth on Friday, April 16, by offering guests a free small order of the chain's new French fries on that day. No purchase is necessary, and the giveaway is limited to one order per guest for the day.
This year the Manteca Relay for Life Committee is hard at work to reach its goals. The volunteer members are striving to become a Million Dollar Relay. What that means is that if they hit their fundraising goal of $167,000 for this year's event, they will have raised $1,000,000 in 11 years.
Fagundes Meats of Manteca is catering the drive-thru dinner fund-raiser for 2008 Sierra High School graduate Sierra Johnson who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, just before Thanksgiving last year. She is being treated at the Oakland Children's Hospital where she is scheduled to have a bone marrow transplant next month.
LATHROP – The latest step in the City of Lathrop's continuing effort to rejuvenate the areas in and around the Historic Old Town District is being discussed at the next Planning Commission meeting on Wednesday.
Manteca author Kirby William Brown will be signing copies of his book, California Faince: Ceramics for Cottages and Castles, all day during business hours at Antique Avenue at Spreckels Park shopping center, 1327 Historical Place.
Heavy black smoke seen for miles from burning outbuildings in Lathrop north of Louise Avenue and just east of McKinley Avenue at the end of Park Avenue drew sightseers from several communities as two outbuildings literally burned to the ground Wednesday afternoon.
A driver whose car veered off the roadway last April striking four teens – killing one 14-year-old – as they walked home along the shoulder of East Highway 120 returning from an orchard bonfire won't receive jail time.
Katie Williston usually this time of the year pulls down her sleeping bags and her outdoor gear in order to make sure that everything survived the winter – falling not to temperatures but to varmints – as she gears up for another beautiful Northern California spring.