Manteca firefighters delivered some 5,000 pounds of holiday foodstuffs – twice of what they collected last year – to the Second Harvest Food Bank Monday afternoon.
Preparing for a Ripon tradition every Sunday this month are singers with the Ripon Oratorio Society who'll celebrate the season with the 64th presentation of Handel's "Messiah" On Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m. at the Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, Fourth and Orange streets.
The Manteca Mural Society is hosting its very first Student Mural Contest where a student or group of students who attend or live within Manteca Unified School District boundaries has/have an opportunity to paint a mural on a building located in Manteca. Contestants must submit a mural design to the Manteca Mural Society by Dec. 1.
RIPON - A fire engine manned by a crew of cancer surviving firefighters is sweeping across the U.S. with their message of awareness and early diagnosis targeted at other fire service personnel. Fire Chief Dennis Bitters is hosting that crew Friday morning at 9 a.m. in front of Station One.
STOCKTON - Phil Gilberston, provost at University of the Pacific, has been selected to write a book on the history of the University, it was announced this week. Gilbertson's book will focus mostly on the past 40 years of Pacific's history but will include a narrative of the first 120 years.
The Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Association will present the second concert on its 23rd anniversary season with dramatic soprano Alexis Magaró on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Powers Avenue and North Street.
Manteca has adequate water to accommodate two projects south of the Highway 120 Bypass that will add 5,669 more housing units or about 19,840 more residents at build out.
The Manteca Historical Society conducted an appreciation reception for those who either helped with or donated to the recent renovation of the museum's exterior.
It's been 30 years since the Boys & Girls Club got its start.
Four officers, one supervisor and cadets from the Manteca Police Explorers conducted a busy DUI check point Saturday night on Yosemite Avenue just east of Powers Avenue from 7 p.m. until midnight.
Raising just under $3,000 by this Wednesday will assure that 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will have a turkey for Thanksgiving.
Richard Dokey has long traveled California's heartland.
Knights of Columbus St. Anthony's Council #10693 of Manteca is a Columbian Award winner for the 2008-2009 fraternal year.
The American Chronic Pain Association is a peer and education support group for those coping with chronic pain and their families.
Altamont Corridor Express trains could be stopping in downtown Manteca as well as downtown Ripon within five years if Stanislaus County voters approve their own version of San Joaquin County's half cent Measure K transportation sales tax during the next election cycle.
Manteca Police are playing Santa once again for needy kids as they've done for years.
Once upon a time, the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees met twice a month.
Rains may pound the Central Valley and Bay Area relentlessly but it won't help much if rain and heavy snow doesn't fall in the Sierra.
Six Ripon High School teens and two girls from Ripon Christian High School and a senior from Connecting Waters Charter School make up the court of Almond Blossom Queen candidates for the 2015 edition of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce event.
When it's completed the grade separation on Lathrop Road will cement the thoroughfare's status as the city's transportation core.
For 16 years, Joe Waller uses this time of year to convert his Careers in Law Enforcement class room into a barroom.
Lloyd Haworth insisted.
In her final months, Frances Loureiro may have forgotten the lyrics to her favorite songs, but the beat and rhythm reverberated through her soul, connecting her with family and friends one last time.
Jeff Saunders has his house spruced up for the holiday.
STOCKTON – It took 63 months, millions of dollars and a community coalition that seemed to swell as more time went on.
Tumbleweeds blowing cross the 120 Bypass, minor street flooding, and a few downed trees and power lines was the worst that Mother Nature could throw at Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop in the biggest storm to pass through the Northern San Joaquin Valley since October 2008.
Another 210 turkeys and no family in need that requested turkeys for Thanksgiving and Christmas this year at Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop food closets will go without.
LATHROP – Arnita Montiel remembers Mo Iorio as fun loving and gregarious.
Kevin Custer clutched the microphone in one hand, thanking those that came before him – his father, his grandfathers, his uncles and his cousins – for bringing him to this moment.