The last time South San Joaquin Irrigation District met to formally air its plans to enter the retail power business, a large contingent of PG&E employees and retirees showed up prompting a move to a nearby church sanctuary.
RIPON - It's a police baton that doubles as a handcuff – with plenty of leverage.
Most people who work outdoors in the summer will find just about every way possible to escape the punishing rays of the sun.
Junior leadership is free to teens Teens have a chance to learn a lot about the community as well as develop leadership skills at no cost as part of the Manteca Chamber of Commerce Junior Leadership Program. The program involves once-a-month programs them an up close look at how the community operates. The orientation will take place Saturday, Sept. 26. Team building exercises will take place at Venture Academy. Other monthly programs include military ...
Carlos Gaspar had a lot to smile about on Sunday afternoon. As the President of the Festa de Espiritu de Santa Manteca he had already successfully gone over the books of the Portuguese organization that has been operating since 1932 – a tradition known as "contas" that draws hundreds for the after festa party that is strikingly similar to the annual festa and the celebration of the Holy Ghost that the organization is famous for. ...
31st annual Ag Tour this Friday Join the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau for the 31st Annual Ag Tour for 2009 this Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year they will be visiting Quaresma Farms Dairy located in south Manteca, the King of Windmills located in Stockton, The Fruit Bowl for shopping and lunch, The Port of Stockton and ending up at Delicato Family Vineyards for wine tasting. Tickets are available ...
MODESTO – In the catacombs behind the stage at the Modesto Center Plaza, Alex Orr and Ben Alfter made sure that their instruments were tuned and ready.
Manteca may pay Anderson 209 BMX Race Team $7,500 for the first year to maintain the city's new yet-to-open BMX track.
Virginia Brown was named director of fiscal services for Manteca Unified. Her appointment was announced at last Tuesday's school board meeting following closed session. She earned her degree in Business Administration (accounting) in 1992 from Sacramento State University. In 2008, Brown attended the University of Southern California's Rossier School, and now holds a certificate in School Business Management. She began her career as an accountant in 1993, and established herself as a senior consultant, controller, ...
Sixty days ago Manteca civic leaders agreed to give Club Leon's new owner time to correct a long list of problems and concerns.
Manteca's longest-running annual weekend event is again offering a slew of attractions for the entire family.
LATHROP – The youngest Lathrop Relay for Life participant could not even walk. After all, he was just 10 months old.
Think you've got the right stuff to make the best scarecrow in Manteca? The Sunrise Kiwanis will give you a chance to find out as they are sponsoring the "Build a Scarecrow" contest to mark the 25th edition of the Manteca Pumpkin Fair. The Pumpkin Fair takes place Saturday, Oct. 3, and Sunday, Oct. 4, in downtown Manteca. The contest is open to children ages 5 to 18 who attend school in Manteca. They are ...
It was an excited "Hi-5" for a wide-eyed Stockton police officer who won the Doctors Hospital charity poker run Saturday morning – a $200 surprise.
If you think Saturday's 104 degrees was hot, think again. The real heat was inside the Manteca Senior Center where culinary temperatures, along with a huge throng of chili fans, all conspired to rival Mother Nature's summer sizzle. The 30 palate-pleasing, mouth-watering and tear-jerking chili concoctions were the afternoon's major attraction. And it was all for a good cause, with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Manteca as the beneficiary of the day's financial haul. ...
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.