A $12.5 million Manteca Redevelopment Agency loan will allow Manteca Atherton Associates to proceed with building a 153-unit apartment complex for low- and moderate-income renters on Atherton Drive near the Union Pacific Railroad tracks south of the Highway 120 Bypass.
When Sister Ann Venita Britto started her Ministry of Caring eight years ago at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, one of the first things she wanted to do was to hold sit-down luncheons for area seniors, whether they were parishioners or not, mobile or in wheelchairs.
Seventy-two Manteca employers have created 796 jobs since 2008 by securing roughly $29.7 million in state tax credits for hiring from specific groups of jobless individuals as part of San Joaquin County's Enterprise Zone.
The debate about whether to loan the Post 6311 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars $50,000 to help pay for a commercial kitchen for the new Moffat Community Center that they will use has gotten a bit more complex.
Ripon High graduating senior T.J. Hobbs was the alumni speaker for the Weston School graduation Wednesday night and spoke directly to the 49 eighth graders seated on stage, telling them to "get involved" in their new school next year.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.