"You should know your kids better than we do," is the theme of a gang poster being distributed to businesses around the community by Manteca officers Ranch Johnson and Sgt. Danny Erb. Despite the cutback in officers Sgt. Erb said the department is still doing its best to keep gang activity in Manteca at a minimum. The printing of the posters was made possible through the non-profit Manteca Police Chief's Foundation.
Manteca High School cheerleaders are conducting their annual Junior Buff cheer camp. participants ranging in ages 4 to 14 will cheer through the first half of Friday's game and also performing during half time.
Marussa Mahony is an artist in her own right – with an egg in the palm of one hand and a stylus in the other and slowly turning her oval canvas – she carries on an ancient tradition dating back hundreds of years to the Ukraine.
It was a fire that destroyed everything in the Yorktown Lane home of Carlos and Helen Gonzales Tuesday morning and the family that lost it all were quick to praise the action of the Manteca Fire Department and their neighbors.
There's just one frozen turkey in the freezer at the Second Harvest Food Bank that has been dropped off so far to help provide the main course this Thanksgiving for 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.
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.