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. So it's no surprise that "The Hollywood Café," his latest book, has a Central Valley flavor of a bygone era. Dokey, for example, recalled the days when Highway 99 – he simply called it "The 99" – was a two-lane road that ran the length of the Golden State, connecting towns as far north into Oregon, and when the Delta between the Sacramento River and Rio Vista was ...
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.
Get ready for some Jingle Bell Rock, Manteca-style. Jingle Bell Rock is the theme of the 27th annual Manteca Chamber of Commerce twilight holiday parade being staged Saturday. There are already more than 70 entries including every Manteca Unified School District school band. Entries are limited to 120 Chamber Chief Executive officer Debby Moorhead said the parade marshal this year will be the South San Joaquin Irrigation District in recognition of the agency's century of ...
Forget the Dow Jones Average or the leading economic indicators monitored by the Federal Reserve.
RIPON – For more than a decade the annual 'Taste of Ripon' has given residents the chance to mingle with downtown merchants in a friendly and festive environment.
You don't have to travel back East, drive up the high country or to the famed Sierra foothills to see for yourself that, indeed, autumn is here.
Santa's Wonderland at the Manteca Bass Pro Shops opened Saturday and runs through Dec. 24. Kids can get a free photo with Santa plus make free crafts.
90 years ago November 14, 1919 In a written communication presented to the city trustees at their meeting Monday night, Mayor Joshua Cowell offered his resignation, giving as a reason ill health and his trouble in hearing. Mr. Cowell has been a faithful worker for the city but he has been ill all summer and, as he says, is physically unable to attend to his duties. 80 years ago November 14, 1929 With ...
LATHROP – There's several inches of snow on the ground in Lathrop and it's going to stay there until at least March.
Bay Meadows Park adjoining the Boys & Girls Club could be renamed in honor of the late Bobette and Charlie Giles.
California voters in November 2010 may be asked to vote for a ballot measure that significantly curtails the state's ability to borrow or simply take money from cities and counties in order to cover state budget deficits.
RIPON - The number of Ripon Unified students losing their bus passes – 24 in just two weeks – has raised concerns among the school district administration. Passes had been initiated in mid-October because of the troubled economy's affect on the schools' budget.
Nestled in the heart of downtown Ripon is the historic 129-year-old Ripon Free Methodist Church built completely out of redwood thus keeping it free of termites all those years.
Edgar Ortega is a reptile guy.
Fifty Manteca area seniors are traveling Monday to Kaiser's headquarters in downtown Oakland to protest the corporation's withdrawal of vital services at Kaiser Hospital in Manteca.
LATHROP – In the opening scene of Casino Royale, James Bond leaps from beam to beam, climbs wires and runs up cranes.
A fire captain, a criminal justice student, and a cell firm director are all vying for an appointment to the Manteca Parks and Recreation Commission.
LATHROP – Pilkington North America, Inc., a company that manufactures float glass used by architectural and automotive markets will pay more than $200,000 to settle violations of hazardous waste laws, the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has announced.
Ronnie LeMay has been a drummer for the Christian Worship Center's band for seven years. He plays the drums on Sunday and at the mid-week service. And he never fails to join the worship team once a week for practice.
It has happened to all of us.
Turkey R Us organizers have some good news and some bad news.
The east side of the Manteca Bedquarters building in downtown Manteca at Yosemite Avenue and Main Street will see the first of military murals going up next week.
Pension costs - considered by economists as one barometer of a city's long-term financial health - account for 30.9 percent of the general fund budget in struggling cities such as San Jose.
The east side of the Bed Quarters building in downtown Manteca will see the first military murals in the community at Yosemite Avenue and Main Street, according to Manteca Mural Society spokesman Norman Knodt.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A street racer crested a hill at 79 miles per hour then struck and killed a woman and her three young sons as they crossed a Philadelphia boulevard at night, prosecution witnesses testified in court Tuesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A new, smaller version of NASA's space shuttle is recuperating from a rough first landing.
The fund-raising season is demanding of its champion.