By GLENN KAHL
Fifty athletes have already entered the 2010 Manteca Senior Games taking place May 8-15.
The Manteca Garden Club welcomes garden enthusiasts in the Central Valley to attend their next meeting on Monday, Jan, 18 at 12:30 p.m. at the McFall Room of the Manteca Public Library to hear Diana Montgomery, speak on "Four Seasons of Color" for your garden.
RIPON - A monetary gift of some $3,000 was spread among the libraries within the Ripon Unified School District by a partnership of the Ripon Soroptimist Club and the Friends of the Ripon Memorial Library.
It may soon cost $20 a year – or four times the current $5 fee – to license a spayed or neutered dog in Manteca.
Manteca's reserve firefighters may soon work for 56 percent less pay.
Flags will not be put out by the Manteca Chamber of Commerce as scheduled for Martin Luther King Day due to the forecast for inclement weather Monday.
Excess interest in the municipal enterprise accounts involving water, sewer, and solid waste may be used to cover city utility fees for the Manteca Boys & Girls Club.
One can always go home again, contrary to Thomas Wolfe's classic novel.
The Delta Humane Society's no-kill animal shelter is holding a volunteer orientation on Saturday, Jan. 30, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Shelter on 4590 N. Highway 99 in Stockton.
What would you ask your grandmother if she were still alive? Did you really know that much about her? What do your grandchidren know about you?
MODESTO - The Modesto St. Andrews Society, established to promote Scottish Heritage, will hold a dinner on Saturday, Jan. 30, to honor Robert Burns, Scotland's most famous poet and bard.
A pre-emptive move to cut labor costs in the city's enterprise operations – sewer, water, garbage, and the golf course – is helping Manteca avoid rate increases induced by The Great Recession that other cities are now pondering.
Water conservation in Manteca could go high tech.
For family fun, food and a slew of opportunities to snag a prize or an auction deal to bring home, head out to the annual St. Anthony Harvest Festival this Saturday and Sunday.
LATHROP – Could a BMX park be in the cards for Lathrop?
He calls himself "Joe."
Dave Roorda was not a happy camper when he stopped by early Friday morning at his almond orchard on the corner of Woodward Avenue and North Union Road. He had just knocked down the nuts from the trees a few days ago, and the drying almonds are waiting to be windrowed.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District has reaffirmed its commitment in legal documents to pay all state-required fees to local governments, retain rate breaks for qualifying low- households, and underwrite programs that promote agency efficient and energy conservation.
His uncle said that he had the heart of a lion.
St. Anthony's Harvest Festival live auction will return again this year.
Lau'ray Thomas was the 16-year-old teen who was killed in the Highway 120 Bypass crash and fire that consumed her grandmother's car when it was hit from behind at about 3 p.m. Saturday in the slowed eastbound lanes midway between Main Street and Highway 99.
A front seat teen passenger in her grandmother's late model Mercury Sable died in a horrific car fire on the Highway 120 Bypass near Highway 99 shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday.
Ron Laffranchi and Renee Silva said their parents would be proud to know that two streets in their beloved Manteca will bear their first names while at the same time helping homeless families.
LATHROP – It's the Disneyland of skateboard parks.
The Faustina Rosas Memorial Pumpkin Run benefitting the Manteca Unified Student Trust takes place Saturday, Oct. 4, in downtown Manteca in conjunction with the Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair.
With California facing the possibility of a fourth severe drought year and water use in general becoming an increasing concern as the state grows and court mandates for environmental uses further restrict supplies, the Manteca City Council on Tuesday will explore additional measures to further reduce municipal water consumption.
Northern Nevada received a major economic boost earlier this month with the announcement of Tesla Motors locating its huge battery 'gigafactory' in Reno.